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Three Things to Do in Macon GA the Entire Family Will Enjoy

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Are you looking for something local to do other than shops, movies, or simple parks? Sometimes we forget some of our local treasures, and it’s time we dig them up. From air-conditioned exploring, outdoor water fun, and delicious southern bliss, here is a round-up of things to do in Macon GA, ready to bring some variety to your schedule. 

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3 Fun Things to do in Macon GA

Museum of Arts and Sciences Macon

This community museum dedicated itself to collecting, preserving, and displaying inspiring works that have significance to its community. Whether artistic, scientific, historical, or cultural value, their goal is to offer their community exposure and hands-on experience to encourage lifelong learning for all ages and stages of life.  They offer exhibits ready to be studied and interpreted, zoo grams to participate in, VIP experiences, events and parties, and more.

Prices:

  • Members: FREE
  • Children under 3: Free
  • Adults (18+): $10
  • Children (3-17): $5
  • Senior Citizens (62+): $8
  • Military (with ID): $8
  • College Students (with ID): $7

Check this museum out at 4182 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210. Visit their web page to see more reasons to visit.

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Sandy Beach Water Park

In the heart of middle Georgia, you will find an abundance of water fun. You can plan for more than just pools at the Sandy Beach Water Park. This Macon, GA attraction offers aquatic adventures, pools, slides, a lazy river, a splash pad in kiddie Isle, night swims, and more. They even have out-of-the-water beachside games if you don’t feel like taking a dip. Join in the wealth of water fun at 6880c Moseley Dixon Rd, Macon, GA 31201 

 Prices:

  • Adult $10
  • Child (under 48″ tall) $7
  • Children (2 years & under) Free
  • Individual Season Pass $75 per person 

For groups of 25 guests or more

  • Patrons Above 48″: $8
  • Patrons 48″ or Below: $5

Check out their website for more fun and information about safety.

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Lane Southern Orchards

Growing peaches and pecans for over 100 years, Lane Southern Orchards embodies the authentic taste of Macon, GA. Eleven thousand acres of peach and pecan groves and 40 acres of apples at the Farm in Reynolds make this delicious location perfect for an outing. They love to share food with family, and that’s exactly how they treat you. Stop by their fresh roadside market, their heavenly-smelling Peachtree Cafe, or visit their shop for take-home goods. But, the fun doesn’t have to stop there. They host field trips and lots of events to mark your calendar with or even plan your own event. Prices may vary, but the memories made are priceless.  You can visit this charming location at 50 Lane Rd, Fort Valley, GA 31030, or visit their website to see what they have planned on their calendar.

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Things to do in Macon GA

Grab your calendar and pen and start filling in your next day, or days, of fun. You can get something to eat, relax in the lazy river, or get in touch with your inner artist. There are plenty of things to do in Macon, Georgia. So, head out and enjoy the local fun.

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