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Set in the center of Georgia, Macon is worthy of being the center of your attention. The city's got museums, sports, and great outdoor activities to hold your interest throughout your stay. Time your visit to the Georgia State Fair, the Cherry Blossom Festival, or another seasonal event, or come anytime. There's always plenty to see and do.
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Visit some of the historic sites in town, like the Woodruff House, an antebellum home in Greek revival style, or the Johnston-Felton-Hay House, an Italian Renaissance Revival treasure. Fort Benjamin Hawkins is the birthplace of the city. Sports history takes center court at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.
Native American heritage is preserved at Ocmulgee National Monument. The Great Temple Mound, tallest of the seven mounds at the site, reaches 55 feet. A museum displays thousands of artifacts. Living Native culture is displayed at the site with the annual Ocmulgee Indian Celebration offering food, dance, and storytelling.
Spend a day outdoors to play 18 holes at Barrington Hall Golf. Amerson River Park has seven miles of trails for biking and walking, and you can tube, kayak, or canoe down the river. Ocmulgee Heritage Park, also called the River Walk, is a paved trail featuring fountains, public art, and scenic sites.
Spend a day indoors seeking out treasures in the museums in town, including the Georgia Children's Museum and the Tubman Museum of African American Art, History & Culture. Music lovers should be sure to visit the Allman Brothers Band Museum. Another way to enjoy music in Macon is to take in a show at one of the theaters in town, maybe catching the Macon Symphony Orchestra at the Grand Opera House.