Cherry Blossom Trail

From I-75 Visitors Center

  • Take 1-75 South to exit 172 Bass Road
  • Turn right on Bass Road
  • Turn left on Rivoli Drive(4-way Stop)
  • (Flckling Farm is on the left at the corner of Rivoli Drive and Northside Drive)
  • Turn left on Northslde Drive
  • Then turn right at first light onto Wesleyan Drive
  • Turn left on Oxford Rd, follow on Oxford Circle, then left on Guerry Dr
  • Turn left on Wesleyan Drive
  • Then turn left at Rivoli Drive
  • Turn left on Forsyth Road
  • Drive past the Museum of Arts & Sciences on the right and the fire station on the left
  • Turn left on Ridge Avenue, then turn left on Ingleside Avenue. (Fickling House is on the left, before the intersection at Pierce Avenue)
  • Ingleside dead-ends at Riverside Drive
  • Turn right on Riverside Drive
  • Then right on Martin King Jr. Boulevard
  • Follow signs to Central City Park for Cherry Blossom Festival activities, or the Downtown Visitors Center for gift shop, information about attractions, hotels and restaurants

From Downtown Visitors Center

  • Take right onto Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
  • Turn left onto Riverside Drive (Rose Hill and Riverside Cemeteries will be located on the right)
  • Turn left at light onto Ingleside Avenue
  • (The Fickling Home Is on the right past the intersection at Pierce Avenue)
  • Continue driving on Ingleside Ave. until ii dead-ends, turn right onto Ridge Ave
  • Follow Ridge Ave to a traffic light to the Stop sign
  • Turn right at Vineville Ave
  • Follow to Rivoli Crossing shopping center (before the railroad bridge), and bear right onto Rivoli Drive
  • Veer right to Wesleyan Drive, and turn right onto Guerry Drive {Wesleyan Woods subdivision)
  • Continue past the Stop sign and downhill
  • Take the first right on to Oxford Circle
  • Stay on Oxford Circle that changes to Oxford Road, and back to Wesleyan Drive, turn right
  • At the traffic light, turn left onto Northside Drive. Turn left onto Rivoli Drive. The Fickling Farm is on left
  • Continue on Rivoli Drive to Wesleyan Drive
  • Take an immediate right, across railroad tracks
  • At the light, turn left on Forsyth Road, to come back into Downtown Macon
  • On the way back, you’ll pass Museum of Arts & Sciences, and the Allman Brothers Band Museum