Uncover the best things to do in Macon, GA

Just north of Macon on I-75, the Country Inn & Suites, Macon North, GA makes an ideal home base for guests touring Mercer University and exploring local things to do on the way to Atlanta or Savannah. Visit historic sites like Rose Hill Cemetery and The Cannonball House, and don’t miss a stroll through the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, the largest state sports museum in the country. Guests who want to pick up a new outfit or hunt for a bargain can browse The Shoppes at River Crossing, and golfers can test their skills on the beautiful links at Barrington Hall Golf Club. Before leaving town, stop by the fascinating Tubman Museum to learn more about one of America’s most influential abolitionists, Harriet Tubman.

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Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

6.13 mi / 9.86 km from the hotel
Spanning 44,000 square feet, this hall of fame is America’s largest state-specific sports museum. Browse more than 3,000 artifacts celebrating preparatory college, professional, and amateur athletics in Georgia.

Lake Tobesofkee

7.5 mi / 12.07 km from the hotel
Soak up some Georgia sunshine at Lake Tobesofkee, where you can spend a relaxing afternoon boating, fishing, picnicking, and swimming.

Rose Hill Cemetery

5.08 mi / 8.17 km from the hotel
Pay your respects to several famous Georgia residents buried here, including Duane Allman and Berry Oakley, founding members of the Allman Brothers.

The Cannonball House

5.57 mi / 8.96 km from the hotel
Built in 1853 and still bearing scars from Civil War battles, this Greek Revival house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Grand Opera House

5.76 mi / 9.27 km from the hotel
Mercer University’s performing arts venue hosts touring Broadway productions along with locally produced operas and plays.

Barrington Hall Golf Club

7.13 mi / 11.47 km from the hotel
Book a tee time and challenge yourself to a round of golf at this beautiful course surrounded by Georgia pines.

Macon Tennis Association

1.32 mi / 2.12 km from the hotel
Cheer on your favorite player at one of several national tennis competitions hosted here throughout the year.

The Shoppes at River Crossing

2.23 mi / 3.59 km from the hotel
For some retail therapy, head to popular shops like Belk, Dillard’s, and Barnes & Noble. Afterward, snack on the Bang Bang Shrimp at Bonefish Grill or grab a treat at Great American Cookies.

Tubman Museum

6.15 mi / 9.9 km from the hotel
Visit this informative museum to learn about one of the central figures of the Civil War-era abolitionist movement—Harriet Tubman. Trace her steps as she courageously guided escaped slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad.