13 days in Macon & Everglades National Park Itinerary

13 days in Macon & Everglades National Park Itinerary

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Macon
— 6 nights
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Everglades National Park
— 6 nights
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Macon

— 6 nights
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Macon: Columbus (Food Tours & National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center), High Falls State Park (in Jackson) and Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center (in Locust Grove). Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Aviation, relax in the rural setting at Lane Southern Orchards, admire the landmark architecture of Hay House, and identify plant and animal life at Wild Animal Safari.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Macon holiday maker tool.

Atlanta to Macon is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. June in Macon sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Macon

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Everglades National Park

— 6 nights

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
Everglades National Park is known for wildlife, trails, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hike along Anhinga Trail, grab your bike and head to Shark Valley Visitor Center, stroll through Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, and head off the coast to Long Pine Key.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Everglades National Park vacation planning app.

Getting from Macon to Everglades National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Macon in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Everglades National Park, with lows of 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature