COVID-19 Travel Updates, Information & Resources
Macon, Georgia is slowly reopening. Our attractions, restaurants, venues and hoteliers are committed to providing safe and enjoyable experiences for our visitors. Please use this as your resource while making travel plans and check back often for any new updates. As we move through Phase One of our reopening, we would like you to know Macon is here when you are ready to travel again. We cannot wait to be part of your next Macon adventure.
We're Here When You're Ready
Our commitment to Macon It Safe.
Macon It Safe is a campaign for Macon-Bibb workplaces, businesses, and organizations to protect the health and well-being of our community by following COVID-19 safety guidelines, encouraging employees and customers to wear masks, and promoting social distancing. By committing to Macon It Safe, we are pledging to create an environment within our places of business that prioritizes the health of our patrons and employees.
Macon Area Openings
Many Macon Area restaurants, retailers and attractions have reopened. We recommend you visit our Partner and Attraction Update for some of the most recent information regarding new operating hours, expected reopening dates and current closures. Some future events and festivals have been canceled or postponed. That information can also be found here.
At this time, Visit Macon is currently making additions to attraction, hotel and local business listings to include COVID-19 related amenities, like complimentary hand sanitizer, mask requirements and more. We encourage you to visit individual website listings for specific information regarding amenity offerings. Business phone numbers are available for those who would like to speak with a representative directly.
Downtown Macon Visitors Center
The Downtown Macon Visitors Information Center is operating at full capacity as of March 2022. We are excited to once again operate during normal hours but we still take the safety of our guests seriously. The visitor's center is regularly cleaned and sanitized. Our tour buses also undergo routine sanitizations. Masks are no longer required in the center. Visit Macon allows for proper social distancing during tours and in the center. Destination specialists are available to assist guests with their travel plans and offer up-to-date information on area attractions, hoteliers, restaurants and retailers. For those who would like to speak to a destination specialist over the phone, please call 478-743-1074 or 800-768-3401.
Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The following safety precautions regarding COVID-19 have been made:
- The visitors center is routinely cleaned and sanitized.
- Hand sanitizer is available to all guests.
- Masks are encouraged but not required
Restaurants and Retailers
Many Downtown and local Macon businesses have adjusted hours and offerings making their services safe and easy for guests. Our local retailers and restaurants are committed to adhering to CDC and government health guidelines, while providing quality service.
Our Macon businesses have ways you can support them while being responsible and social distancing. Consider purchasing a giftcard, shopping their online stores, or making purchases through Facebook and Instagram. Many of our restaurants are offering curbside pickup and takeout, in addition to dine-in options.
Use the interactive maps below to help you place your curbside pickup order with one of our locally owned Macon restaurants or shop virtually with one of our retailers.
Georgia Statewide Travel Information
The state tourism office at Explore Georgia has a variety of resources available for local and visiting travelers. For COVID-19 health and safety-related travel information visit here.
What You Need To Know