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Getting Here & Around

Time Zone

Georgia is located in the Eastern Standard Time zone.


With Georgia's many airports and interstates, it is easy to arrive. Once you are in Georgia, our state's well-connected transportation infrastructure will help you get around.

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All roads lead to Georgia with four major interstates, including I-85, I-75, I-20 and I-95, as well as more than 20,000 miles of federal and state highways.

Public Transport

MARTA - When traveling in the Atlanta Metro region, visitors can easily reach their destination by rail or bus in a fast, safe and convenient environment.

Georgia Navigator - Georgia Department of Transportation's (GDOT) Intelligent Transportation System. This website provides the latest information on travel conditions pertaining to accidents, severe weather, roadway debris or stalled vehicles.

CAT - In the Savannah area, catch the Chatham Area Transit (CAT) for transit options in Georgia's unique coastal communities.

Transport in Other Areas

For transportation options in Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding and Rockdale Counties, visit the Georgia Regional Transit Authority (GRTA) for a variety of options to get you where you need to be.

Visitor Information Centers

Georgia's 9 Visitor Information Centers serve as gateways to the state. They are located on major travel arteries in Augusta, Columbus, Lavonia, Ringgold, St. Marys, Savannah, Tallapoosa, Valdosta, and West Point. Travelers are greeted by information specialists who provide valuable travel information, directions and traffic updates, weather conditions and book hotel rooms. Whether you are visiting Georgia or passing through, the state travel guide, maps, a variety of brochures and other collateral materials are available for you at the Visitor Information Centers.  

Our centers are open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and restrooms are open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. The centers are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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Start Planning! Download Georgia Guides and Maps

The official Georgia Travel Guide is your complete resource to planning a trip to Georgia. Find trip ideas, attractions, travel tips, and much more.

2021-2022 Official Georgia Highway & Transportation Map
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