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What is Open in Marana, AZ During COVID-19?

Marana, Arizona has legendary hospitality. You're welcome here.

Many Marana and Tucson-area attractions are getting ready to reopen. Check with individual attractions for news and details.

Follow Discover Marana on Facebook for the latest news, and to ask questions. If we missed anything or if you have news, please let us know by emailing lcortelyou@maranaaz.gov. 

WHAT IS CURRENTLY OPEN?  As of 7/6/20:

  • Hotels and Resorts - OPEN. All hotels and resorts in Marana are open and are practicing increased hygienic cleaning, physical distancing, and are providing grab and go pre-packaged breakfasts (where complimentary breakfasts are usually offered). As of 5/15, the State of Arizona allowed hotel swimming pools and spas to reopen if they can do so safely. However, hotels and resorts are reopening their pools cautiously, according to individual corporate guidelines that exceed CDC guidelines. Please ask hotel and resorts before assuming that pools have reopened.  
  • Saguaro National Park West - OPEN. Plan ahead if you go for a visit. Bathrooms, drinking fountains, and the Red Hills Visitor Center at SNP West are still closed. Groups are limited to 10 or fewer people.
  • Tucson Premium Outlets at Marana Center - OPEN. For the most current information, click here. Note: not all stores or food establishments have reopened yet, and some are open only for curbside delivery.
  • Splitting Timber Axe Throwing Range at Tucson Premium Outlets - OPEN
  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum - OPEN. See the website for current information. Tickets are being sold online only.
  • Old Tucson - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Old Tucson had a limited reopening over Memorial Day weekend May 22 - May 25, for its popular Nightfall show, and has closed again. Old Tucson has implemented new protocols for physical distancing, health, and safety. For details see: Old Tucson.
  • Arizona State Parks - Some OPEN. Arizona State Parks and Trails recreation parks, campground, cabins, RV parks, and trails are open for responsible outdoor recreation. Most historic parks are closed. Kartchner Caverns is closed.
  • Town of Marana Parks - OPEN. See Marana Parks & Recreation website for more information. Popular parks for visitors for walking, bird watching, riding, and hiking include Wild Burro Trail (bathrooms and drinking fountains are OPEN), El Rio Preserve (bathrooms), Tortolita Preserve (no bathrooms).  
  • Topgolf Marana - OPEN. For the most current information, click here.
  • ​Restaurants - OPEN. Many, if not most, restaurants are open or take-out, delivery, and dining rooms are allowed to reopen if they meet new criteria and can reopen safely. Hours may be cut back. Call or check websites for ordering details.
  • Bars - CLOSED as of 6/29/20 for 30 days, by the Governor's executive order of June 29.
  • Marana Visitor Center - OPEN. Located at the Marana Chamber of Commerce, 13881 N Casa Grande Hwy #100, Marana, AZ 85653. Stop by for maps and information or call (520) 639-8040 for information. 

Hotels and Resorts

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, the highest rated resort and spa in Arizona, with the highest degree of The Ritz-Carlton's stellar, world-famous service and a world class luxury setting. Forbes Five Star-rating for resort and spa in 2020. 
  • The White Stallion Ranch, the highest rated guest ranch in Arizona and the US (on TripAdvisor and USA Today). Truly legendary, this family-owned luxury ranch offers the perfect place to stay active outdoors for long stays. Check the website for current special packages.
  • Mira Vista Resort, the only luxury clothing-optional resort* in Arizona. Vintage and brand new condo-style accommodations with full kitchens. *Clothing-optional means that guests are welcome to wear clothing in all areas of the resort except in the pool area. Mira Vista is a family-friendly, high-quality resort, with excellent reviews on TripAdvisor.
  • The Hampton Inn & Suites at Marana Center along the I-10 at Twin Peaks Road in upper Marana closer to Phoenix, across the street from the Tucson Premium Outlets at Marana Center. Opened in 2019.
  • Comfort Inn & Suites along the I-10 at Cortaro Road has large parking lots for over-sized vehicles, is practicing new health, safety, and physical distancing. protocols. Comfort Inn & Suites has not reopened the pool yet, but call for the latest information. Near other hotels (Holiday Inn Express & Suites, pet-friendly La Quinta Inn & Suites, and Days Inn & Suites), walking distance to local restaurants, and essential stores at the Arizona Pavilions Marketplace shopping district.
  • Days Inn & Suites, along the I-10 at Cortaro Road walking distance to other hotels, local restaurants, and essential stores.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites along the I-10 at Cortaro Road walking distance to other hotels, local restaurants, and essential stores.
  • Best Western Plus Gold Poppy Inn along the I-10 at Ina Road, closer to Tucson. West of the freeway, close driving distrance to many local restaurants and essential stores.
  • Red Roof Inn along the I-10 at Ina Road, west of the freeway, next to Best Western and Super 8.
  • Super 8 along the I-10 at Ina Road, west of the freeway, next to Best Western and Red Roof Inn.
  • Motel 6, off the I-10 at Ina Road, east of the freeway walking distance or short drive to local restaurants and essential stores.
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites along the I-10 at Cortaro Road other hotels, local restaurants, and essential stores. Pet-friendly and newly renovated in 2019.

National Parks, Shopping, and Attractions 

  • Saguaro National Park West all front country restrooms and comfort stations in both districts of Saguaro National Park are currently closed until further notice. Visitor centers remain closed and fee collection operations are temporarily suspended until further notice. All public programming continues to be cancelled until further notice. The Red Hills Visitor Center is closed. The National Parks website has the most current information about National Park closures.
  • Marana's beautiful parks such as Wild Burro Trailhead, Tortolita Preserve, El Rio Preserve, Marana Heritage River Park, and Crossroads Park all are open. Smaller neighborhood parks are also open. Most or all Parks & Rec programs have been cancelled through March. Some programs are still scheduled for April. Visit the Parks & Recreation website for up to the minute information.
  • Arizona Pavilions Marketplace shopping district on Cortaro Road west of the I-10, walking distance to hotels, is open. Food establishments are essential, and will remain open. Retail stores and services that are not considered essential, are closed until further notice.

Wedding and Event Venues - check with each venue for current information

Film Production - we're open for film production!

  • The Marana Film Office is open and assisting film producers with location scouting, crew referral, services and accomodations, and issuing film permits.
  • Modern Studios - contact Modern Studios for current information
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