Located in the heart of Central Georgia, Macon is an engaging city that invites you to stop and explore our beautiful architecture, rich musical heritage, festivals and amazing food. Macon is the perfect location for a group visit. Our central location makes Macon a convenient and affordable destination.
There are few places as deep-steeped in musical heritage as Macon, Georgia. It has been the home to many legendary musical artists like Otis Redding, Little Richard, The Allman Brothers Band and Jason Aldean. Explore museums, dine at restaurants and enjoy the great outdoors while experiencing Macon’s music scene with your next group tour.
Macon is sure to make your next group tour a soulful experience. Contact Visit Macon at visitmacon.org to help with you tour itineraries and discover why Macon is “Where Soul Lives.”
Take a trip to the early 1970s when you explore the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, a two-story tribute to the Allman Brothers Band. This historic Tudor home that housed the Allman Brothers and their families has been renovated into a jam-packed, interactive museum complete with a re-creation of Duane Allman’s bedroom and room after room that showcases the instruments and memorabilia from the original band and beyond.
The former Capricorn Sound Studios has been fully restored as Mercer Music at Capricorn, offering two recording studios, a music incubator for aspiring young musicians and an interpretive area that tells the story of Capricorn and Macon’s music heritage through historic artifacts, static exhibits and interactive digital kiosks.
Legend has it that Macon’s illustrious music history dates back to ancient times. With 17,000 years of continuous human habitation as proven at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park — a prehistoric American Indian site — the sacred burial mounds indeed hold this history. Visit the newly designated National Historic Park for an archeological study of where Macon’s sacred music connection comes from.
It’s a place of pilgrimage for southern music fans and musicians seeking the true soul food of this legendary meat-and-three restaurant. With original, iconic posters and promo materials lining its walls, as well as a jukebox always playing, H&H Soul Food is an essential stop for breakfast, brunch, or lunch, and those seeking a blessing from the Mama who fed them all.