US COVID-19 Travel Info

Below is the state-by-state information you will need to travel within the United States; any restrictions and mandates put in place by US states and nearby territories to help you with your vacation planning.

Alabama

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

As of November 16, there were no statewide travel restrictions in Alabama. However, visitors should be aware of the state's mask mandate effective through December 11, according to the Montgomery Advertiser newspaper.

Alaska

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Per Alaska Health Order No. 6, starting November 16, travelers do one of the following:

  • Obtain molecular-based test 72 hours before departure and upload negative result into the Alaska Travel Portal.

  • If tested 72 hours before departure and awaiting results, travelers will need to upload proof of test taken into the Alaska Travel Portal and quarantine at personal expense while waiting.

  • If a non-resident arrives without a pre-test, testing is available for $250 per test. The traveler will be required to quarantine at personal expense while waiting on results.

  • A second test taken between 5 and 14 days after arrival is recommended, but not required.

Per Alaska Health Order No. 8, Section B, beginning November 21, travelers going from a community located on the road system (including the Alaska Marine Highway System) to a community not located on the road system will need to follow additional testing protocols, in addition to checking with local jurisdictions as they may have individual requirements for traveling to and in respective communities. There are no changes to traveling between communities on the road system. See the Alaska Municipal League's latest community updates here.

Arizona

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Arizona.

Arkansas

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Arkansas.

California

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

California public health officials have recommended that visitors from out of state, including California residents, quarantine for 14 days after entering or returning to California.

Colorado

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Colorado. Masks are required indoors and where you can't maintain social distancing outdoors. 

Connecticut

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Anyone entering Connecticut after having spent at least 24 hours in a state deemed high-risk must self-quarantine for 14 days from the last date they were in said state. Additionally, they must fill out a health travel form upon arrival. States deemed high risk

 

There is now an option for travelers to shorten this quarantine period by arriving with a negative PCR test, taken with 72 hours of arrival, and sending proof of the negative results to the Commissioner of Public Health by email or fax. Travelers will need to quarantine until results have been sent.

Delaware

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Face coverings are required in public places including outdoors. Strict social distancing of 6ft between anyone outside a family unit must be maintained.

Florida

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Florida. 

Georgia

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Georgia. 

Hawaii

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Take a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test or quarantine for 14 days.  Results of tests must be uploaded into your Safe Travels Account.  Here is a quick reference chart that you can use. 

 

For inter-county travel between Hawaiian islands, note that you may be subject to a second test or quarantine. At the time of writing, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii have the same 72-hour pre-travel testing option in place, even for travelers coming from another Hawaiian island.

 

Because the restrictions from one island and county to the next vary widely, and change quickly, make sure to check the website of every Hawaiian destination you plan to visit in advance.

Idaho

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide restrictions, but there are county by county mask and social distancing mandates. 

Illinois

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are not statewide restrictions, except Chicago requires either a test 72 hours prior to travel or a 14 day quarantine. 

Indiana

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Indiana.

Iowa

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

All travelers to Iowa age two or older are required to wear a mask or other face covering when in indoor spaces open to the public or in state government buildings, in circumstances when it is not possible to remain six feet away from others outside their household for more than 15 minutes.

Kansas

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Although Kansas is mostly open, there are very specific quarantining requirements if you've been to certain regions. Please check the following link for those specific locations. 

Kentucky

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

A travel advisory with the recommendation of a 14-day self-quarantine is in place for travelers who went to any of the states reporting a positive testing rate equal to or greater than 15 percent-of COVID-19 testing as well as international travel. This quarantine guidance applies to all leisure travel.

Louisiana

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

A statewide mask mandate is in effect. 

Maine

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

All out of state travelers going into Main as well as Main residents are required to complete a 14 day quarantine or have a negative antigen or molecular test within 72 hours of travel.

Maryland

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

The use of face coverings is required for all people in Maryland over the age of five when in any public location including outdoors when unable to maintain six feet apart.

Massachusetts

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Visitors must do one of the following: 

 

  • Complete the Massachusetts Travel Form prior to arrival, unless you are visiting from a lower-risk state designated by the Department of Public Health.

  • Quarantine for 14 days or produce a negative COVID-19 test result that has been administered up to 72-hours prior to your arrival in Massachusetts.

If your COVID-19 test result has not been received prior to arrival, visitors, and residents must quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

 

Failure to comply may result in a $500 fine per day.

Michigan

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Michigan.

Minnesota

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Incoming visitors and residents that travel out-of-state are asked to quarantine for 14 days upon entry (or reentry) to Minnesota.

Mississippi

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Mississippi.

Missouri

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Missouri.

Montana

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Masks are required in counties with more than four active COVID-19 cases, and strongly encouraged in all other counties, for individuals over 5-years-old in public indoor spaces and outdoor settings where social distancing cannot be maintained.

Nebraska

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Nebraska.

Nevada

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Nevada.

New Hampshire

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There is no travel-quarantine requirements for those traveling to New Hampshire from surrounding New England States (Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island), but there are restrictions from beyond these 5 states. 

 

On November 14, 2020, Governor Sununu issued Emergency Order #72  extending the Safer At Home guidance and included updated travel guidance from the Division of Public Health Services:

  • Traveler/visitors to AND residents of NH need to self-quarantine for 14 days following the last date of any travel internationally (including to/from Canada); on a cruise ship; or domestically outside of the New England states of Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, or Rhode Island for non-essential purposes.

  • If the person is asymptomatic and has a negative PCR test on or after day 7 of quarantining, they may shorten or end their quarantine.

New Jersey

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Under a 14-day quarantine travel advisory announced by the Governors of New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut, individuals traveling to or returning to New Jersey from states with increasing rates of COVID-19 are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days. This includes travel by train, bus, car, plane, and any other method of transportation.

 

The self-quarantine is voluntary, but compliance is expected. Complete a voluntary online survey to provide information about where you are traveling from and your destination if you have traveled to, or are returning from, one of the states that has been designated above.

New Mexico

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Effective September 4, any individual traveling to New Mexico from states deemed high-risk based on COVID-positivity rates will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days from the date of their entry into New Mexico or for the duration of their stay in the state, whichever is shorter.

New York

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

For any traveler to New York State from a noncontiguous state, US territory or CDC level 2 or level 3 country, the new guidelines for travelers to test-out of the mandatory 14-day quarantine are below:

  • For travelers who were out-of-state for more than 24 hours:

  • Travelers must obtain a test within three days of departure, prior to arrival in New York.

  • The traveler must, upon arrival in New York, quarantine for three days.

  • On day 4 of their quarantine, the traveler must obtain another COVID test. If both tests comes back negative, the traveler may exit quarantine early upon receipt of the second negative diagnostic test.

Traveler form must be filled out and is subject to a $10,000 fine.

North Carolina

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting North Carolina

North Dakota

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting North Dakota. 

Ohio

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Those entering Ohio after travel to states reporting positive testing rates of 15% or higher for COVID-19 are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days.

Oklahoma

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Masks are required at all indoor public places in Oklahoma City effective through Dec. 7, 2020.

Oregon

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

  • Persons arriving in Oregon from other states or countries, including returning Oregon residents, should practice self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival. These persons should limit their interactions to their immediate household. This recommendation does not apply to individuals who cross state or country borders for essential travel

  • It is required to wear face coverings at all times in Oregon, including in all public indoor and outdoor spaces. The only exceptions are while eating and drinking. In addition, children 2 and younger and people with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent them from wearing face coverings are exempt.

  • From November 18 to December 2, Oregon will be in a statewide Two-Week Freeze to stop the rapid spread of COVID-19 across Oregon.

Pennsylvania

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

  • The Secretary of Health issued an order requiring anyone who visits from another state to have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to entering the commonwealth.

  • If someone cannot get a test or chooses not to, they must quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Pennsylvania.

  • Pennsylvanians visiting other states are required to have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to their return to the commonwealth, or to quarantine for 14 days upon return to Pennsylvania. This does NOT apply to people who commute to and from another state for work or medical treatment.

  • This order takes effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, November 20.

  • View the Order of the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health for Mitigation Relating to Travel.

Rhode Island

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

Requires out-of-state visitors to complete this certificate of compliance with out-of-state travel quarantine/testing requirements and out-of-state travel screening form upon arriving in Rhode Island. Travelers will be required to provide their completed certificate of compliance to their lodging and accommodations upon check-in.  If you are traveling to Rhode Island from one of these states with a COVID-19 positivity rate of higher than 5%, you must quarantine for 14 days and self-monitor for symptoms.

  • As an exception, you may provide proof of a negative test for COVID-19 that was taken within the 72 hours prior to your arrival in Rhode Island.

  • If you receive a test during your quarantine in Rhode Island and get a negative test result, you can stop quarantining. However, you still need to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days, wear a mask any time you’re near people who don’t live with you, and follow physical distancing guidelines.

  • Quarantining for 14 days is always preferred over relying on a negative test result as quarantining is the best way to limit the possibility of spreading COVID-19.

South Carolina

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting South Carolina.

South Dakota

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting South Dakota.

Tennessee

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Tennessee.

Texas

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Texas.

Utah

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Utah.

Vermont

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

If you are visiting Vermont you must quarantine for 14 days, once you arrive. If you have not had any symptoms of COVID-19, you have the option to get a PCR test on or after day 7 of quarantine and end your quarantine with a negative test result.

Virginia

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Virginia.

Washington

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

On Nov. 13, 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee issued a travel advisory  that recommends people arriving in Washington from other states or countries, including returning Washington residents, should practice self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival. These individuals should also limit their interactions to their immediate household

Washington, DC

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

The District Government issued updated travel requirements, effective Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, for anyone traveling into Washington, DC from a jurisdiction with more than 10 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people:

  • Get a test within 72 hours of traveling, and if the test is positive, don’t travel.

  • If you are a close contact of a confirmed positive case, don’t travel.

  • If you are a visitor to DC for more than three days, get tested within 3-5 days of arrival.

  • Adhere to the mandatory mask policy, exceptions include vigorous exercise or while actively eating or drinking

West Virginia

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

A statewide indoor face covering requirement is in effect and visitors are encouraged to maintain a safe social distance when traveling the state.

Wisconsin

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There is no state-level requirement for travelers (domestic or international) to quarantine when arriving in Wisconsin.

Wyoming

Updated on

Nov. 20, 2020

There are no current statewide travel restrictions for individuals visiting Wyoming.

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