Special Report

Every State's Travel Guidance for Residents and Visitors

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Alabama
> Population: 4.9 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 38,442 (20th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 786 (14th highest)

There are no restrictions for residents and visitors when traveling in Alabama. Beaches are open for everyone with no limit on group sizes as long as people practice physical distancing of at least 6 feet. Tourist attractions, entertainment venues, and restaurants are open but at limited capacity and offer varying levels of service.

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Alaska
> Population: 737,000
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 940 (2nd fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 127 (3rd lowest)

Anyone who is entering Alaska — whether from another state or country — has to complete a Travel Declaration Form explaining his or her test history and show proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Another option is to get tested in Alaska upon arrival and self-quarantine until results are available. A third option is to self-quarantine for 14 days before being able to travel freely in the state.

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Arizona
> Population: 7.2 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 79,215 (10th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 1105 (10th highest)

As of July 1, Arizona had no restrictions on visitors. People traveling through Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport must wear masks. Visitors are asked to stay out of the Navajo Nation as residents there work to stop the spread of the virus. All tourism locations, tribal parks, and casinos in Navajo Nation are closed.

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Arkansas
> Population: 3.0 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 20,777 (22nd fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 689 (22nd highest)

Restrictions on travelers entering Arkansas have been lifted since June 15. There is no requirement to self-quarantine for any visitors, whether they come from other parts of the country or abroad. Hotels, motels, and other lodgings are no longer restricted to hosting essential workers only.

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California
> Population: 39.6 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 30: 222,917 (2nd most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 564 (20th lowest)

Travel restrictions have loosened in California and visitors are not required to self-quarantine. Though theme parks are still closed, beaches, national parks, RV parks, campgrounds, and other recreational facilities are open. Some of these locations are operating at limited capacity. Travelers landing at public airports may be asked to quarantine.