Plan Your Stay

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Visitors Guide

Macon is a wonderful city bustling with activity and filled with rich history and landmarks. Come for the Cherry Blossom Festival and stay to explore our beautiful city and learn about our history. There are plenty of interesting and exciting things to do that you can’t experience anywhere else. Click here to learn more about things to do in Macon, hotels and area attractions, or the history of the city.

Official Hotel

Marriott Macon City Center is the Cherry Blossom’s official hotel. The Marriott Macon City Center is offering a special Cherry Blossom Festival room rate for the weekend of the 16-18 of March. Click HERE to reserve your room online.

Food

Macon is famous for its delicious food. Macon offers a wide variety of unique restaurants that can satisfy every craving. Make sure to check out your options while you’re visiting. Click here to view restaurants in Macon.

Shopping

Macon offers a wide variety of shopping venues. For an immaculate outdoor mall experience complete with dining and entertainment, visit The Shoppes at River Crossing featuring department stores and niche boutiques. If you prefer indoor shopping malls, visit The Macon Mall. For Cherry Blossom Shopping, visit the vendors at Central City Park and be sure to stop by the Cherry Blossom Gift Shop for all your official Cherry Blossom merchandise (including the coveted Cherry Blossom Pin!)

Transportation

Macon has many transportation options for those traveling from out of state and convenient options for getting around town once you’re here.

Airport

Middle Georgia Regional Airport: 1000 Terminal Drive, Macon, GA 31297 | Phone: (478) 788-3760

Located 10 miles from downtown Macon, this airport offers daily commuter flights between Atlanta, Macon and Athens.

Bus

Macon Transit Authority: 200 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201 | Phone: (478) 803-2500

Buses depart from the Terminal Station (200 Cherry Street) Operates Monday – Saturday: 5:30am – 11pm. Click here for more information about transportation to and around Macon.

Maps

Click here to view a map of the Cherry Blossom Trail, a self-guided tour.

Parking

Parking for “The Festival” at Central City Park is FREE. There are multiple parking decks in Downtown Macon that are available for public use for no charge as well (weekends only). Street side parking is available throughout Downtown as well at no cost.