60 days in Historic Heartland Itinerary

60 days in Historic Heartland Itinerary

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Macon
— 20 nights
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Athens
— 20 nights
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Conyers
— 19 nights
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Macon — 20 nights

Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Macon: Wellston Trail (in Warner Robins), Flovilla (Indian Springs State Park, The Village at Indian Springs, &more) and High Falls State Park (in Jackson). Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, get engrossed in the history at Tubman Museum, admire the striking features of Hay House, and see the interesting displays at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Macon road trip planner.

New York City to Macon is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in Macon hover around 64°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Athens.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trips

Athens — 20 nights

Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. state of Georgia, in the northeastern part of the state about an hour's drive from the global city of Atlanta, and comprising the former city of Athens proper and Clarke County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Eatonton (Rock Eagle Mound, Memory Lane Classic Cars, &more), Ian Henderson's Antique Mall (in Milledgeville) and Madison (Rogers House and Rose Cottage, Heritage Hall, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at State Botanical Garden of Georgia, take a stroll through Downtown Athens, get to know the resident critters at Bear Hollow Zoo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Creek Nature Center.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Athens attractions planner.

Getting from Macon to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Conyers.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trips

Conyers — 19 nights

Conyers is the only city in Rockdale County, Georgia, United States. Explore Conyers' surroundings by going to Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center (in Mansfield) and Dauset Trails (in Jackson). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Holy Spirit, get some jogging in at Eastside Trail, tee off at Cherokee Run Golf Club, and stop by Town Square Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Conyers online attractions planner.

You can drive from Athens to Conyers in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Athens in March, plan for slightly colder days in Conyers, with highs around 60°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. On the 1st (Fri), you're off to home.
Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife
Side Trips