Fair Food Frenzy 2020
Turkey legs, funnel cakes, cotton candy, oh my! The fair is coming to Downtown Macon! OCT. 9 & 10
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Our Visit Macon Promise

COVID-19 Response & Travel Information

COVID-19 Travel Updates, Information & Resources

Macon, Georgia is slowly reopening. Our attractions, restaurants, venues and hoteliers are commited to providing safe and enjoyable experiences for our visitors. Please use this as your resourse 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 begun to reopen. 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 cancelled or postponed. That infomation 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 santizer, 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. 

Restaurants    •    Hotels    •    Attractions

 

 

Open Attractions

Tubman Museum

The Tubman Museum is the Southeast's largest museum dedicated to the Art, History and Culture of... Discover More

Cannonball House & Museum

A Greek Revival mansion built in 1853, this was the only house in Macon struck by a cannonball... Discover More

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

Step back in time to enjoy the beauty of Ocmulgee with one of the many activities offered: - Explore... Discover More

Amerson River Park

Amerson River Park contains 180 acres of pristine forests, meadows, and wetlands surrounded by a... Discover More

Mercer Music at Capricorn

Mercer Music at Capricorn is a multi-purpose music venue in downtown Macon whose mission is to... Discover More

Rigby's Entertainment Complex

Rigby’s is a 50,000 square-foot facility with cosmic bowling lanes, a skating rink, 2-level laser... Discover More

Situation Room

Escape room games are a type of live action gameplay in which players embark on an adventure of... Discover More

Lane Southern Orchards

Since 1908, Lane Southern Orchards has been dedicated to planting, growing, and harvesting the... Discover More

Jarrell Plantation

Nestled in the red clay hills of Georgia, this cotton plantation was owned by a single family for... Discover More

Downtown Macon Visitors Center

 

The Downtown Macon Visitors Information Center has reopened begining June 1. 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. 

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The following safety precautions regarding COVID-19 have been made:

  • All visitors center staff are required to wear masks.
  • The visitors center will undergo routine daily cleaning and sanitation.
  • The visitors center occupancy is set to no more than 25 persons, as Georgia state guidelines recommend.
  • No more than two persons will be allowed in facility restrooms at a time. 
  • Hand santizer is availble to all guests. 

 

Partner & Attraction Update

Here is Your List of Macon Partner and Attraction Updates

Due to the escalation of the situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) some events and...

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 commited to adhearing 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 resouces available for local and visiting travelers.  For COVID-19 health and safety related travel information visit here. 

What You Need To Know

FAQ: COVID-19 in Georgia

Governor Kemp's Executive Orders

Local Travel Advisories

Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites

Georgia Welcome Centers

 

What to Know About COVID-19 and Georgia's Tourism Industry

Explore Georgia's tourism industry partners may use the following as an informational resource and...

Accommodations