8 days in Atlanta & Macon Itinerary

8 days in Atlanta & Macon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Georgia holiday planner

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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Macon
— 3 nights
Drive

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Atlanta

— 4 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gibbs Gardens, Virginia-Highland and Agatha's Mystery Theater. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and Hay House. Take a break from Atlanta with a short trip to Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park in Macon, about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Buford Highway Farmers Market.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Atlanta. In March, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 45°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for Macon.

Things to do in Atlanta

Nightlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Macon

— 3 nights
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. Rose Hill Cemetery has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the galleries of Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion, then stroll the grounds of Cedar Lane Cemetery, then examine the collection at Uncle Remus Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Rose Hill Cemetery. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Arts and Sciences, contemplate the long history of Jarrell Plantation, then see the interesting displays at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside Cemetery.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Macon trip maker site.

Drive from Atlanta to Macon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Macon can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Macon

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips