Visit Macon Launches Local Bike App & Self-Guided Bike Tours
Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
Visit Macon, in partnership with My City Bikes, has launched a series of self-guided bicycle tours and a mobile application to help users explore the community’s best features on two wheels.
The MyCity Bikes Macon app was made possible by the Community Foundation of Central Georgia’s Downtown Challenge grant which is sponsored by the Peyton Anderson Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
The My City Bikes Macon app is the beginner’s guide to on-road, off-road, and recreational biking in and around Macon. The app is available for free on iTunes for iPhones and iPads, and on Google Play for Android devices. Access interactive digital maps of the bike tours along with turn-by-turn directions in the My City Bikes Macon app, or online at mycitybikes.com/ga-macon.
The Macon self-guided bicycle tours are short day tour routes including historical sites, musical landmarks, iconic architecture and haunted halls.
Best of Macon Bicycle Day Tour
The Best of Macon Bicycle Day Tour will take you to an impressive lineup of our city's incredible historic buildings and public art. From our gothic cathedral to monumental neoclassical architecture to antebellum homes to inviting parks, riders will discover centuries of history right here in Macon.
Music Registry Bike Tour
The Music Registry Bicycle Day Tour is an exploration of Macon’s rich and diverse musical history. For more sites please visit historicmacon.org/music-registry. Thanks to the generous support of the the Cox Family Trust of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Historic Macon has created the Historic Macon Music Registry in partnership with Rock Candy Tours, NewTown Macon, and the Georgia Allman Brothers Band Associatio. Plaques are placed at influential sites that represent the diversity of music's role in shaping the character of Macon’s 'soul.'
Ghosts of Macon Bicycle Day Tour
Ride if you dare! This spooky tour will take you to some of Macon's most infamous haunts. You'll see majestic architecture and learn about some of our most impressive historic landmarks...and you might even encounter the mischievous and mysterious spirits that are said to dwell here. For more information about Macon’s Ghosts please visit gatewaymacon.com.
The My City Bikes Macon app and self-guided bicycle tours have been developed through a partnership between Visit Macon and global beginner biking specialists My City Bikes. These resources provide visitors and locals bicycling adventures to enjoy for an essential Macon experience.