posted by Joel Kight in Travel

Macon's Cherry Blossom Festival

March 17, 2012

For someone who grew up in Macon, seeing a cherry blossom tree is not that big of a deal but after moving away over 20 years ago, I find myself admiring the beauty of this tree.

My parents have cherry blossom trees in their backyard and the trees are all over Macon. 

Today, Macon launched the famous week-long Cherry Blossom Festival which brings much-needed tourist income to the Macon area.

Read more about the festival at

If you are looking for a one-day getaway, this is can be a fun one or two day trip.  

The trees are beautiful and there are activities for everyone all week long. 

Tomorrow is the parade in downtown Macon.

You can see more of the schedule at

Have you ever been to Macon during the festival?

What other trips are you planning this Spring?

If you go, make sure to bring back pictures to share with us here. 

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