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Forbes: A Weekend Guide To Macon, One Of The South’s Best Kept Secrets

August 30, 2022

Recent Story from Forbes by Katie Chang

Macon might be best known as the home of Southern rock and soul – after all, it’s where Otis Redding, the Allman Brothers, and Little Richard launched their illustrious careers – but there’s far more to the central Georgia city than deep musical roots.

Thanks to the revitalization of Macon’s historic downtown, which kicked off about a decade ago, there’s been a steady uptick in new and notable restaurants, bars, shops, and cultural venues. And no matter where you find yourself – whether it’s the Tubman Museum to brush up on your history or Macon Bagels to start your morning off right – you’ll discover a community that’s warm and eager to share everything they love about their city. No wonder Macon’s referred to as “Where Soul Lives.”

Here, a weekend guide on where to stay, what to eat and drink, and what to do in Macon.

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