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Cotton barges, cannonballs, and concert halls. Southern charm, cherry blossoms, and Otis Redding. It's all in Macon, where every day brings another story to tell and another friend to share it with. A nature lover's wonderland and the Festival Capital of Georgia. With a rich and diverse history, Macon is the ideal place for a weekend getaway. Hike through 180 acres of upland forest at Amerson River Park, attend a show or festival, hop on your bike for a ride through Historic Downtown, or kayak along the bubbling Ocmulgee River.

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Downtown Macon

Macon City Auditorium & Coliseum

Macon City Auditorium Completed in 1925, the Macon City Auditorium is nestled in the historic district of downtown Macon and is a landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Macon Coliseum, built in 1968 and most recently renovated in 2015, was the first facility of its size and type in Georgia and has housed full-house crowds for greats such as Elvis, The Jacksons, Billy Joel, Reba McEntire, and Little Richard!

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Attractions in Macon
Hay House

Hay House

A stunning historical landmark in the heart of Macon. Built from 1855 to 1859 in the Italian Renaissance Revival Style, the Hay House is open for tours, weddings and events.

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

The country's largest state sports museum invites visitors to experience the history of sports in Georgia with over 3,000 artifacts and a Hall of Fame corridor that honors over 400 inductees.

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Museum of Arts and Sciences

A 50,000-square foot facility on a 14-acre campus, represents more than a half-century of community investment in education and is one of Georgia's finest nationally accredited museums.

Terminal Station

Terminal Station

Macon’s historic Terminal Station is included on the National Register of Historic Place and is part of Macon’s Historic District. The former railroad station, built in 1916 in the Beaux Arts style, was designed by architect Alfred T. Fellheimer acclaimed for his design of New York City’s revered Grand Central Terminal.

Tubman Museum Gallery

The Tubman Museum

Macon City Auditorium Completed in 1925, the Macon City Auditorium is nestled in the historic district of downtown Macon and is a landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Amerson Park

Otis Redding Statue

Macon's own musical legend Otis Redding is immortalized as a life-size statue at Gateway Park, on a bank of the Ocmulgee River. While you're there, enjoy listening to his music, walk the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail, or have a picnic in this beautiful setting.

Where Soul Lives

Explore Macon

With a storied musical heritage, charming downtown, and a rich historical past, the best sights and activities in Macon, Georgia are the city itself.

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Break out of your daily routine and break a sweat in our complimentary fitness center.

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Ocmulgee Outdoor Expeditions

Ocmulgee River

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Ocmulgee Outdoor Expeditions

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Hay House

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Hay House

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

0.6 Miles

The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame is located in Macon, Georgia. It is the largest state sports hall of fame in the United States at 43,000 square feet.

William's Fun Smart Toys

2.6 Miles

We are a locally owned, neighborhood toy store which features unique, fun and educational toys for children of all ages.

Amerson River Park

3.9 Miles

Amerson River Park, also known as Amerson Water Works Park, is an urban park in Macon, Georgia. The park was closed after the flood of 1994.

Museum of Arts and Sciences

4.5 Miles

A museum featuring fine-arts and science galleries and interactive exhibits.

The Gorilla CrossFit

0.6 Miles

Bowden Golf Course

4.0 Miles

Bowden Golf Course, known formally as Charles L. Bowden Golf Course, is a golf course located in Macon, Georgia.

3111 Millerfield Rd, Macon, Georgia, USA, 31211

Oakview Golf & Country Club

8.0 Miles

Oak View Golf Club has earned a reputation as one of the most fun, 9-hole golf courses in the region.

128 Oakview Club Dr, Macon, Georgia, USA, 31216

Lake Jonesco Golf Course

17.0 Miles

Lake Jonesco Golf Course is an 18-hole public, year-round golf course that opened in 1936.

834 GA-22, Gray, Georgia, USA, 31032

The International City Golf Course

18.0 Miles

We are a Public 18-hole golf course, located in Warner Robins, Georgia.

72 Play Golf Dr, Warner Robins, Georgia, USA, 31088

Pine Oaks Golf Course

20.0 Miles

The 18-hole Pine Oaks course at the Pine Oaks Golf Course facility in Robins AFB, features 6343 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71.

755 Warner Robins St, Robins AFB, Georgia, USA, 31098

SpaTique

0.2 Miles

Want to prepare for an event, treat yourself, or feel rejuvenated after a long day? Our relaxing spa has many soothing and luxurious treatments in store for you.

Hotel guests can easily walk to the nearby Macon Coliseum & Macon City Auditorium Learn More
The Otis Redding Museum showcases many exclusive treasures and merchandise Learn More
Walk in the footsteps of legends at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, located near our hotel
The Allman Brothers Band Museum showcases their largest collection of memorabilia. Learn More
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is home to 3,000 artifacts and honors over 400 inductees. Learn More
Known as the Festival Capital of Georgia, Macon hosts over 20 festivals throughout the year. Learn More

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