From Macon, Kansas City is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the west, and Kansas City is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the west.
DIY travelers will love leaving the tourist trail behind and heading to some of the other towns, cities and attractions in the vicinity of Macon. You may also wish to check out Laplata, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and Moberly 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north.
Columbia, is another good spot to visit. It is 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Macon and offers a diverse range of points of interest, such as Columbia College, Mizzou Arena and Faurot Field. Columbia has much to offer those keen to explore a little deeper. Columbia Mall and University of Missouri are other places worth a visit.
If you are looking for indoor activities, make a beeline for St. Louis - Northeast Missouri's excellent history museums. These are ideal places to soak up some of the local culture and perhaps pick up a souvenir.
No holiday is complete without a good dose of R&R. Picnicking is one of the ways they relax here. In this region and cycling is another.
The nearest major airport, Kirksville Municipal Airport, is located in Kirksville, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north of Macon, a handy point to remember when planning your trip.