Top 5 Places To Go To Unwind

Making your way in the world today takes a lot out of you.  Sometimes you just need to find some peace and quiet and let the stress of the world melt away.  With that in mind, here are the Top 5 places to go to unwind in Macon, Ga.


1. Rose Park Labyrinth

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Unwind Rose Park Labyrinth

This park was a gift for the community of Macon from the Medical Center of Central Georgia, the MEDCEN Foundation and the City of Macon.  It is a peace park.  It’s a place for healing and it’s free and always open.

The Rose Park Labyrinth is located at the intersection of Orange Street and Rose Street near Mt DeSales School.

Rose Park Labyrinth



2. Hay House

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Unwind hay House

Built from 1855-1859 in the Italian Renaissance Revival Style, a marked contrast to the more restrained Greek revival architecture of the antebellum period. The 18,000 square foot mansion spans four floors and is crowned by a three-story cupola.

As a museum, Hay House shares with its visitors the philosophy of historic preservation and introduces them to preservation methods and technology. Hay House has become a center for educational, civic, and cultural events

Hay House


3. Gottwals Books

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Unwind Gottwals Books

Great place to find a book that can take you on an adventure of your choosing. Here you can peruse the aisles to find the perfect book. You can also bring your old books in and receive store credit, as 99% of the books in Gottwals are used.

Gottwals Books



4. Planetarium-Museum of Arts and Sciences

Gateway Macon Ga top 5 Unwind Museum Of Arts And Sciences Planetarium

This Planetarium is on the leading edge of digital technology with the first installation in Georgia and only the third in America, it incorporates a new standard of projection that is four times high resolution that that of our best HDTV images. This is housed in the largest dome in the entire state. There are three current shows happening. Go here to check out days and times:

Mark Smith Planetarium



5. Utopia Salon & Spa

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Unwind Utopia Salon & Spa

What could be better than to unwind while being pampered.

Utopia Salon & Spa


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