35 days in Historic Heartland Itinerary

35 days in Historic Heartland Itinerary

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Macon
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Athens
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Conyers
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Macon

Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Macon: Massee Lane Gardens (in Fort Valley), Milledgeville (Lockerly Arboretum, Cedar Lane Cemetery, &more) and Go Fish Education Center (in Perry). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Hay House, steep yourself in history at Cannonball House, buy something for everyone on your list at The Shoppes at River Crossing, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Macon online travel route planner.

Thomaston to Macon is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Macon can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Athens.

Things to do in Macon

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Athens

Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Helen (Nora Mill Granary, Unicoi State Park, &more), VIP Southern Tours (in Sautee Nacoochee) and BabyLand General Hospital (in Cleveland). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at State Botanical Garden of Georgia, indulge in some personalized pampering at The Spa at Graduate Athens, identify plant and animal life at Sandy Creek Nature Center, and take in the awesome beauty at Brasstown Bald.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Athens trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Macon to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. While traveling from Macon, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Conyers.

Things to do in Athens

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Conyers

Conyers is the only city in Rockdale County, Georgia, United States. Explore Conyers' surroundings by going to Locust Grove (Tanger Outlets Locust Grove & Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center), Lawrenceville (Alexander Park, Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, &more) and McDonough (Heritage Park, Southern Belle Farm, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Holy Spirit, have fun at Georgia Gun Club, look for gifts at Town Square Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Conyers trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Conyers takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Conyers

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips