23 days in Historic Heartland Itinerary

23 days in Historic Heartland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Historic Heartland planner

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Conyers
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 8 nights
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Macon
— 12 nights
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Conyers

— 2 nights
Conyers is the only city in Rockdale County, Georgia, United States. On the 1st (Wed), stop by Town Square Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Holy Spirit, and then take in the views from Haralson Mill Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Conyers visit planner.

Thomaston to Conyers is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. July in Conyers sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Conyers

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Athens

— 8 nights
Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Hard Labor Creek State Park (in Rutledge), The Story Shop (in Monroe) and Eatonton (Memory Lane Classic Cars & Rock Eagle Mound). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at State Botanical Garden of Georgia, don't miss a visit to Double Barreled Cannon, explore the world behind art at Georgia Museum of Art, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Creature Comforts Brewing Co.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Getting from Conyers to Athens by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Conyers, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 70°F. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Macon.

Things to do in Athens

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Macon

— 12 nights
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Milledgeville (Cedar Lane Cemetery, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, &more), High Falls State Park (in Jackson) and Flovilla (The Village at Indian Springs & Indian Springs State Park). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, stroll around Amerson River Park, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Arts and Sciences, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Macon tour planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Macon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. July in Macon sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Macon

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips