Follow the 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)
  • Fickling Farm is on the left at the corner of Rivoli Drive and Northside Drive
  • Turn left on Northside Drive
  • Then turn right at first light onto Wesleyan Drive
  • Turn left on Oxford Rd, follow on Oxford Circle, then left on Guerry Drive
  • 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 Carolyn Crayton Park (formerly known as 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 Avenue until it dead-ends then turn right onto Ridge Avenue
  • Follow Ridge Avenue to the traffic light
  • 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 which changes to Oxford Road, and back to Wesleyan Drive then turn right
  • At the traffic light, turn left onto Northside Drive. Turn left onto Rivoli Drive and the Fickling Farm is on left
  • Continue on Rivoli Drive to Wesleyan Drive
  • Take an immediate right and cross the 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