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Macon is filled with picture-perfect spots. Here's a quick list of a few you have to check out and to see more, just download the "Tour Macon" app to see our Photo Spots Trail, or click one of the links above to go directly to either the Google or Apple app stores for download. If you see a "photo spots" decal on the ground, you know you've arrived! Macon will also have a mural festival in September which will feature world-class artists creating beautiful artwork on the exterior of businesses all across the city.

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

Mounds that have been preserved for over 17,000 years and 8 miles of trails with beautiful landscapes from wetlands to lush forests...need we say more? National publications throughout the country have covered the preserved history and culture at the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park as well as the current efforts to designate it as the nation's next national park. Beat the crowd and become one of the first to visit this amazing historical marvel!



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Triangle Arts Center

Triangle Arts Macon is a multi-structure facility that is used as a hub for Macon creatives, a gallery, and studio space. They also host art markets monthly. Each building at the facility is painted with unique artwork, making it the perfect spot to get unique photos.


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Downtown Rookery Alleyway

See how Macon lights up in the evening by posing with twinkling lights above the alley nearby the Rookery. 


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H&H Restaurants

If you visit H&H for some delicious soul food you can capture the moment with a picture in front of the tribute mural that was created to honor the restaurant's owners and the Allman Brothers Band


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Hay House

Lovingly nicknamed "The Palace of the South," the Hay House is an architectural gem. You’ll be transported back in time in this 18,000-square-foot mansion spanning four levels and crowned by a two-story cupola. The cupola is even open in the Summer time through their tours and offers a beautiful view of downtown Macon!

Tattnall Square Park Fountain

Just outside of Mercer University, this fountain is a replica of one that stood here over 100 years ago. 


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1842 Inn 

One of Macon's most historic and charming Bed & Breakfasts, with large pillars, a wrap-around veranda, and beautiful architecture, this location is popular as a wedding and engagement photography location. 

Little Richard Mural at Society Garden

A celebration of Little Richard's flair, wardrobe, and eclectic personality is on display at one of Macon's favorite beer gardens: Society Garden

Macon Rocks Mural

A tribute to Mercer University and the historic Capricorn Sounds Record Studio, this mural greets visitors from far and wide as they enter our vibrant downtown. 

Rose Hill Cemetery 

Nestled next to the Ocmulgee River, this sprawling cemetery serves as the final resting place for thousands of people including Duane & Gregg Allman, Berry Oakley, and three Georgia governors.


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Amerson River Park

With 180 acres of pristine forests, meadows, and wetlands, you'll be surrounded by incredible views while you're there.

Hightales Rooftop Bar at Hotel Forty-Five 

View downtown Macon from above at Higthtales Roof Top Bar located at Hotel Forty-Five. We recommend grabbing a drink and capturing the horizon during sunset.

Don't forget to download the "Tour Macon" app to see over 20 breathtaking photo spots in Macon. Be sure to tag us in your posts so we can share the love by #VisitMacon, #WhereSoulLives or #MaconMemories !