Located right in the heart of Central Georgia, Macon is an engaging city that invites groups to stop and explore its beautiful architecture, rich music heritage, thriving culture, festivals galore and amazing food scene. The city’s central location makes for a convenient and affordable destination for groups visiting the area. Macon is sure to make the next group tour a soulful experience.
“All roads lead to Macon and showcasing our city to tour operators is an opportunity that we treasure,” said Steven Fulbright, director of tourism at Visit Macon. “People have been traveling through Macon for 17,000 years and we love sharing our vast history with all guests.”
Located in the heart of downtown, The Rookery is known for its mouthwatering burgers and onion rings, broad selection of craft brews and delicious milkshakes. Have the group refuel and take a seat at the bar and relax, or listen to live musicians onstage in the restaurant’s large seating area.
Rock Candy Tours offers weekly public music history walking tours and opportunities for group tours that explore miles of historic sites. The Rock N’ Soul Public Riding Tour is a two-hour driving tour that traces the journey of southern rock, soul legends and their landmarks along the way.
Featured on C-SPAN’s “Cities Tour,” the Hay House’s seven stories, 80-foot cupola, fine arts decor and a 15-room speaker tube system combine to make this mansion a must-see attraction for groups. The historic Hay House was built from 1855 to 1859 in an Italian Renaissance Revival Style, transporting groups back in time.
One of the finest historic inns in the South, the 1842 Inn combines classic southern ambiance with grand antebellum style. This Greek Revival home includes a quaint courtyard and garden. Groups can enjoy an evening hospitality hour featuring complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages. A full breakfast also is included.