We are conveniently located on I-75 just 20 miles North of Macon & 60 miles South of Atlanta.
There is a lot to see an do in our area. Our own City of Forsyth and Monroe County has a rich historical heritage and is an excellent place to live and work. We hope your virtual tour of our community is both informative and enjoyable. We invite you to visit Monroe County sometime soon. For more information, see the Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce website.
Nestled in the red clay hills of Georgia, this cotton plantation was owned by a single family for more than 140 years. It survived Gen. Sherman's March to the Sea, typhoid fever, emancipation, reconstruction, the cotton boll weevil, the advent of steam power and a transition from farming to forestry. For more information, see the Jarrell Plantation Historic Site website.
Each March, Macon becomes a pink cotton-spun paradise of delight as over 275,000 Yoshino cherry trees bloom in all their glory. For 10 days, festival-lovers are treated to one of the most extravagant displays of springtime color as they visit one of the top 100 festivals in North America. For more information, see the Macon Cherry Blossom Festival website.
The Georgia Music Hall of Fame, the state's official music museum, is located in Macon, the city where artists like Little Richard, James Brown, Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers Band launched their careers. For more information, see the Georgia Music Hall of Fame website.
Georgia's storied athletic heritage is featured in this 43,000 square foot facility. Educational and interactive exhibits honor heroes from the state's top high school, collegiate, professional and amateur athletic fields such as record home run hitter Henry "Hank" Aaron and football legend turned sports announcer Fran Tarkenton. For more information, see the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame website.
The Warner Robins Air Force museum is now the second largest museum in the United States Air Force. Displays include 93 aircraft and hundreds of exhibits on a beautiful 43 acre site. The museum has grown into a significant exhibit, education and cultural center, drawing more than 700,000 visitors a year. For more information, see the Warner Robins Air Force Museum website.
From the nightmare of the Civil War, to the dream of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Gone with the Wind": Follow the Road to Tara where the land of Scarlett's girlhood inspired Margaret Mitchell to pen her famous novel. For more information, see the Road to Tara Museum website.
For the sporting enthusiasts in your family, a must visit is the new eastern distribution center and 120,000 square foot shopping bonanza located about 14 miles south of the Kampground. You will be amazed at all of the exhibits and available merchandise. Visit the Bass Pro web page for details.
If shopping is your thing, then we are the place for you. In Macon, we have two large shopping areas - Eisenhower Crossing and Macon Mall. And about 20 miles north are the Tanger Outlet stores, plus you antique lovers will enjoy visiting the towns and villages in the area, to find that special treasure.
Located just twenty minutes from campground and is known for the largest shopping mall in Georgia. Also many sites including Georgia Music Hall of Fame, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame (soon to be completed).