Aerial view of downtown Macon, Georgia. Near the bottom of the photo are a row of several red-brick houses intermingled with several green-leafed trees. There is a main street running across the photo and there are cars on the road. The sky above the whole scene, which includes lots of other old-fashioned buildings and dark-green trees, including a regal-looking cathedral, is dusty blue.

Visit Macon, Georgia for a soulful adventure! Rich history, incredible architecture, stunning Southern charm and a vast musical heritage have branded Macon "Where Soul Lives."

Take a Rock Candy Tour to learn about Macon's legendary music history from the offices and crash pads of Southern music's famous artists, like Otis Redding and Little Richard. Tour Capricorn Sound Studio to where Percy Sledge, the Marshall Tucker Band and many more recorded, and learn about the band that called Macon home at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at The Big House, a Tudor-style home that the brothers once lived in.

Explore history at Ocmulgee Mounds Historical Park, Hay House and the Tubman Museum, the Southeast's largest museum of African American art, history and culture. And don't miss Macon's outdoor activities like biking the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail and exploring the pristine forests, meadows and wetlands of Amerson River Park

Grab a chicken biscuit at the historic H&H Restaurant, a longtime soul food haunt that once fed the Allman Brothers. Dovetail serves seasonal Southern dishes and craft cocktails, while Fish N’ Pig serves up fresh seafood and hickory smoked barbecue.

End the night at 1842 Inn, a Greek Revival mansion near downtown Macon, or Hotel Forty Five a boutique hotel home to a wine and coffee bar. The Woodward that pays homage to Macon and American literature, perfect for an art-centered stay. 

Learn More about Visit Macon

Downtown Macon Visitor Center

450 MLK, Jr. Blvd.
Macon, GA
Free: (800) 768-3401
Local: (478) 743-1074
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