Special Report

Every State's Travel Guide for Residents and Visitors

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Alabama
> Population: 4.9 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 28: 80,309 (19th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 1,643 (9th most)

There are no travel 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. People must wear masks in public.

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Alaska
> Population: 737,000
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 28: 2,622 (4th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 356 (6th fewest)

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 taken within the last three days. 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 28: 165,934 (8th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 2,314 (2nd most)

As of July 28, 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 to prevent further 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 28: 39,447 (21st fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 1,309 (19th most)

Restrictions on travelers entering Alaska 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. There is a statewide mandate for wearing masks when outside.

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California
> Population: 39.6 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 28: 460,550 (the most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 1,164 (23rd most)

As of July 28, 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. People are required to wear face masks in indoor public spaces, except when eating or drinking at a restaurant.