Welcome to Visit Macon's Blog!

Author: Chandler Price

Born and raised right here in Macon, Georgia, my love for this city continues to grow every day. The rich history that lies here in the heart of Georgia is something that needs to be shared with the world. As the Marketing Manager at Visit Macon, I hope to encourage others to come and experience the soul of this special place.

Plan a Family-Friendly Trip to Macon

Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:00 AM by Chandler Price

Family-friendly trips aren't always easy to plan. Sometimes it can be difficult to find activities that are affordable and can keep both the kids and the adults entertained. Luckily, Macon has plenty of options for you to choose from! Check out this family-friendly itinerary and plan your next trip to Macon today.

Take the Soul Seat: The Macon Bike Share Program

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 8:00 AM by Chandler Price

NOTICE: THE MACON BIKE SHARE PROGRAM THROUGH ZAGSTER WAS NOT RENEWED ENDED OCTOBER 2019. PLEASE VISIT HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TRANSPORTATION IN MACON.  The Macon Bike Share Program has gotten a great response since it kicked-off Friday, September 16! Here's a few photos of riders taking a stroll through Macon on the Zagster cruiser bikes. 

Help Make Macon More Bike Friendly!

Monday, September 5, 2016 6:00 PM by Chandler Price

Macon Connects: Street Makeover, happening September 13 - 17, will launch Macon's first pop-up bike lane network and install other temporary public service improvements. Through the help of volunteers in the community, Newtown Macon hopes to make safer and more vibrant street for walking and biking.

Have a Ball this Fall in Macon!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 6:00 AM by Chandler Price

Fall is quickly approaching! I know, it's hard to believe since it's still 100°F outside, but I promise it is. With cooler weather on the horizon, celebrate a break from the heat at some of the upcoming festivals and events in Macon. Here's a list of some exciting events happening this fall!

If you love trying food from all around the globe, the 2016 International Taste of Soul, happening August 30 at the Tubman Museum, is perfect for you. There will be over 80 dishes from Africa to Asia, South America and more. Join the Tubman Museum on a culinary journey meant to break down cultural barriers through the culinary arts.