15 days in Macon & Atlanta Itinerary

15 days in Macon & Atlanta Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Georgia itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Drive
1
Macon
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Atlanta
— 8 nights

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15

Macon

— 6 nights
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Macon: Jackson (Dauset Trails & High Falls State Park), Cedar Lane Cemetery (in Milledgeville) and Columbus (National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center & National Civil War Naval Museum). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum, examine the collection at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, steep yourself in history at Cannonball House, and walk around Amerson River Park.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Macon trip itinerary planner.

Thomaston to Macon is an approximately 1-hour car ride. January in Macon sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Atlanta.

Things to do in Macon

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Atlanta

— 8 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville), Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields (in Lookout Mountain) and Consolidated Gold Mine (in Dahlonega). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Macon to Atlanta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Macon in January, you will find days in Atlanta are a bit cooler (53°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips