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Tales of Macon
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Haley Garrett

I have a passion for storytelling and digital communications that I implement as the Digital Media Manager at Visit Macon. Growing up only forty-five minutes away from Macon in a rural area near Dublin, my family has always made stops in Macon. Whether it was for a trip to splurge at the local shops and eateries or to see live music, Macon was a home away from home. Now I'm excited to share all the reasons that others should also join in giving Macon an opportunity on their next trip. 

On The Road Again: Drop a pin at these don’t-miss Macon eateries, hotels, and attractions

Whether you are heading to the coast for the beach,or traveling North for a relaxing escape to the mountains, Macon is the perfect place for a pit stop! Centered in the heart of Georgia, you are bound to go through Macon as I-75, I-16, and most major highways run right through the city. There are tons of options for hotels, along with affordable, family-friendly attractions. Here’s a quick look at a few ways to extend your vacation while staying in Macon! …

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When Will the Cherry Trees Bloom

Every March, anticipation fills the air as buds on over 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees are preparing to bloom. However, there have been rare years where it seemedrandom as to when the trees decide to wake up and paint the streets with their pink hues. We’ve compiled some key information on what influences the area’s Cherry Trees to bloom and what you can expect this year…

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Summertime Activities in Macon, GA

We don't know about you guys, but we're ready for some fun in the sun in Macon, GA! Whether you're looking to cool off at a water park, float down the Ocmulgee River, or enjoy a family day at the park, Macon is the perfect place to enjoy the Summer weather…

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Sweet and Savory: Treat yourself for Valentine's Day in Macon, GA

Whether you have a sweet tooth or are looking for a unique date night withmind-blowing flavors, here are a few tasty picks that feature Macon’s boldest dishes and treats! Before you know it, the International Cherry Blossom Festival will also be here, and Visit Macon will have a tool that makes it easy to find all of the city's pink drinks and food! Keep reading to learn more…

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Oktoberfest in Macon

Fall is finally here, and you know what that means: Oktoberfest! This month, several Macon businesses are going all out for this beer-guzzling celebration! Grab yourFraulein or your Herr and prepare for a month you certainly won't forget...or even if you do... Prost! …

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