Welcome to the “Heart of Georgia,” the city of Macon. This city has so much to offer, including an abundance of history. The Cannonball house, built in 1853, is named after the damage sustained during the Civil War. Or there’s the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park which dates back thousands of years where the grounds contain ceremonial Native American earth mounds.
##Things to Do In Macon, GA
As if the history of the area wasn’t enough, there is so much more to experience and see in Macon, Georgia. If you’re a fan of the Allman Brothers, the “Big House” will be the first thing you’ll want to visit. The Allman Brother Band Museum is where you can go see memorabilia and the band’s rise to fame first-hand. If you’re looking for something more interactive, visit the Museum of Arts and Sciences where you’ll be able to visit a mini zoo, planetarium, dig for fossils, and more. Sports fan? Visit the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. If you’re looking for something for the whole family, Sandy Beach Water Park has fun for all ages with pools and slides.
##Explore the Wild Side of Macon, Georgia
If you’re looking for a great public park with the perfect balance of woods, wetlands and meadows, then Amerson River Park will be your favorite place to go for a run, bike ride, or even to bring the kids to play on the playground. When you’re looking for something more exotic, the Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is home to the Ocmulgee River, a great place to see wildlife up close and undisturbed. When you’re ready for a family picnic, Central City Park is the perfect place for grilling and playing, and let’s not forget the annual cherry-blossom festival!
##Apartments for Rent in Macon, Georgia
If you’re looking for apartments in Macon, Georgia, look no further than [MAV at North Macon Apartments](/apartments/georgia/macon/river-walk). Enjoy having a home all to yourself, from a private balcony or patio, to your own full-size washer and dryer to do laundry in the comfort of your apartment. The kitchens are spacious, with granite-style countertops coming soon and a separate dining area.
##Pet-Friendly Apartments in Macon, GA
Looking to live in an apartment community with all the amenities you’ll need? We’re pet-friendly including large breeds, so be sure to bring all your furry friends! When you’re looking to enjoy the sun, lounge on the expansive sundeck of our resort-style pool. You’ll also find plenty of picnic and grilling areas to enjoy lunch outside with your family. Take the kids to the playground or challenge your new neighbors to a round or two at the volleyball court. When you’re ready to get into shape, the fitness center has all the equipment you’ll need for your workouts.
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