If you're planning a trip to Macon, experience this soulful city like a local by following this "Taste of Hometown" itinerary and discover why Macon is "Where Soul Lives."
Day One: Afternoon
Originally a meeting place for civil rights activists, H&H Soul Food has been serving up the best Southern comfort food in Macon since 1959. The restaurant was a popular eatery during the early days of The Allman Brothers Band and other music groups from Macon such as the Molly Hatchet Band and Wet Willie.
Showcasing an impressive sports collection, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame is the nation's largest state sports museum and has over 4,000 artifacts. The museum invites visitors to experience the history of sports in Georgia will more than 1.400-square-feet of high-energy exhibit space and a Hall of Fame corridor that honors over 400 inductees.
Beer Tasting at Just Tap'd
Enjoy a large selection of craft fresh, craft beers at Macon's largest bottle selection and artisan style pub food from around the world at Just Tap'd. Not sure what type of beer you want? Try a flight of 6 beers and find out what your favorite is!
Dinner at Bearfoot Tavern
With sports as the pulse of this neighborhood tavern, Bearfoot Tavern's menu delivers above and beyond what is expected in a sports tavern.
Home to members of The Allman Brothers Band (ABB) from 1970 - 1973, explore the world's largest collection of ABB memorabilia in the world at The Big House Museum. See the place where famous ABB songs Blue Sky, Please Call Home, and Ramblin' Man were written, see how Duane Allman lived during his time in the house in his reconstructed bedroom, and see a multitude of the band's Gold Records.
Lunch at The Rookery
The Rookery is one of Macon's most noticeable landmarks and has been a gathering place since Jimmy Carter ascended the White House and Capricorn Records was a world known hit maker. Known as the home of the Allman Burger and the Big "O," be sure to come with an appetite!
Tour of Macon Beer Company
End your trip with a tour of Macon Beer Company and try out their innovative, delicious craft beers. From their flagship beer, Macon Progress, to their seasonal beers like Macon History, Macon Beer Company provides a beer quality beyond industry standards.
Need additional tour suggestions for day trip and regional destinations? The Macon-Bibb County CVB will be happy to assist you!