Special Report

State by State Guide to Traveling During the Pandemic

Source: BlazenImages / Getty Images

Alabama
> 14-day self-quarantine: No
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: Open but with restrictions
> Face covering mandate: Extended through Nov. 8
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing required
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 156,698 — 14th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 3,206 — 4th most
> Population: 4.9 million

Source: sorincolac / Getty Images

Alaska
> 14-day self-quarantine: Yes, until get results from COVID-19 test
> Proof of negative test option: Yes
> Hotels restrictions: Open with reservations only
> Face covering mandate: Required for certain workers
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing strongly encouraged
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 8,912 — 5th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 1,209 — 9th fewest
> Population: 737,000

Source: Bill_Vorasate / Getty Images

Arizona
> 14-day self-quarantine: No
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> Face covering mandate: Required for certain workers
> Gathering size limit: 50 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 219,763 — 7th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 3,064 — 5th most
> Population: 7.2 million

Source: Davel5957 / Getty Images

Arkansas
> 14-day self-quarantine: No
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Up to 100 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 84,821 — 23rd fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 2,814 — 11th most
> Population: 3.0 million

Source: miroslav_1 / Getty Images

California
> 14-day self-quarantine: No
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Indoor gatherings are banned, some outdoor gatherings are allowed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 817,277 — the most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 2,066 — 23rd fewest
> Population: 39.6 million

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.