Domestic Travel Guide During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Domestic Travel Guide During COVID-19 Pandemic

Where can you travel domestically & what to expect during coronavirus pandemic 

Are you ready to start traveling again? As of yet, the CDC discourages all non-essential travel. Recommendations for social distancing and staying home are still in place. However, if you need to get somewhere, please take the necessary steps to make sure you're being safe. Use the CDC's recommended best practices and common sense to protect yourself and others. And do not travel if you're sick or have been in close contact with someone who's sick. 

Each state has had a different response to COVID-19. So it's important to get informed about the restrictions on where you're going. We’ve been updating guidelines according to official government websites from every state. Use our coronavirus domestic travel guide to help you plan for your next trip. Keep in mind that these regulations are dynamic and ongoing as things evolve. We’re doing our best to keep the guidelines accurate and to date by reviewing them every few days. If you see any outdated information, please get in touch by emailing skycare@skyhour.com.

Even though businesses are reopening there are caveats. Social distancing measures may still apply. Some businesses might choose to remain closed. So call ahead and make reservations whenever possible. And to keep things optimistic, we’ve added some travel inspiration for the future. Even if you can’t enjoy everything that these states have to offer right now, it’s worth adding places and things to your domestic travel bucket list.

united states quarantine map state by state covid 19 tracker

Pro tip: Local businesses have been hit really hard. Try to support local economies as well as large chain shops and restaurants.

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Last update May 29, 2020

Alabama

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars & breweries are open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks & beaches with limitations

Entertainment: Closed

Official info: Alabama State Gov. / Outdoor Alabama

Travel plans for later: Alabama’s history is tied to the Civil Rights movement. Many important historic sites are here including the Civil Rights Institute, the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Montgomery's Civil Rights Monument, and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

Alaska

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state until at least June 2

Lodging: Open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars are open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks, swimming pools & guided recreation are open

Entertainment: Museums, theaters, bowling alleys are now open

Official info: Alaska Health Mandates / Department of Natural Resources

Travel plans for later: Don't miss out on seeing the Northern Lights in the winter. But even if you catch cloudy skies, you'll still be wowed by glaciers, wildlife, and amazing natural landscapes.

Arizona

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars are open for take-out & delivery

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks & swimming pools are open with limitations

Entertainment: Major league sports without spectators may resume; Theaters & casinos are open

Official info: Arizona State Gov. / Visit Arizona / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Arizona’s got impressive natural sites. Here you'll find desert towns, Navajo reservations, and one of America’s most famous World Heritage sites, the Grand Canyon.

Arkansas

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state from international trips or areas with substantial community spread, like Connecticut, New York, New Jersey or New Orleans

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Freestanding bars are open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations; Beaches & swimming pools open

Entertainment: Movie theaters, casinos, bowling alleys & other entertainment venues are open

Official info: Arkansas State Gov. / Arkansas Dept. of Health / State Parks

Travel plans for later: This is the place to go if you love the outdoors. Hike in abundant parks filled with mountains, caves, rivers, and hot springs. Arkansas is also home to 6 sites on the National Civil Rights Trail.

California

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Hotels should only open for COVID-19 mitigation

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; Dine-in services in some counties

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open for curbside pickup

Parks & recreation: Beaches are open on a limited basis; Many State Parks open for use by locals

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters & outdoor museums are open

Official info: California State Gov.

Travel plans for later: From the Yosemite to Joshua Tree, and from Disneyland to Hollywood, California’s got something for you.

Colorado

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters are open

Official info: Colorado State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Hiking in the summer, skiing in the winter, and Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings all year round. No matter the season, Colorado’s always worth the visit.

Connecticut

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Campgrounds are closed to vacationers

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; Outdoor dine-in services now open

Bars & clubs: Bars that don't serve food remain closed until at least June 20

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks, beaches & other outdoor recreational activities open with limitations

Entertainment: Museums & zoos are open with limitations

Official info: Connecticut State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: This New England state offers a great mix of city vibes and country charm. Its shoreline’s got beautiful coves, marshland, and rocky beaches.

Delaware

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Restrictions on short-term rentals; Campgrounds are closed to vacationers

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; Dine-in services resume June 1

Bars & clubs: Bars with table service can reopen on June 1

Retail stores: Small retail stores can open for curbside pick up; broader retail reopens June 1

Parks & recreation: State Parks, beaches & swimming facilities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Museums, galleries, historical attractions & casinos reopen June 1

Official info: Delaware State Gov. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Known as the “First State,” Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution. You’ll find its history preserved through landmarks like the Nemours Estate, Fort Delaware State Park, and the John Dickinson Plantation.

District of Columbia

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; No dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Some retail open for curbside pickup

Parks & recreation: Remain closed

Entertainment: Remain closed

Pro tip: Public transportation is operational with some routes suspended. Bikeshare is still available

Official info: District of Columbia Govt.

Travel plans for later: There are 17 free museums in DC. Put on your thinking cap and go explore the wonders of art, science or history. Yes, for free!

Florida

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state from areas with substantial community spread, currently Louisiana and the New York Tri-State Area (CT, NJ, NY)

Lodging: Restrictions on short-term rentals

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks & outdoor recreation activities open with limitations; Beaches are open with restrictions by local governments

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters are open; Museums with restrictions by local governments; Sporting venues without spectators

Pro tip: Some counties in Southeast Florida and the Florida Keys remain closed

Official info: Florida State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Home to Miami, Disney World, amazing beaches, and several Latino communities, this state is a cultural melting pot. Don't forget to try a slice of key lime pie while you're here.

Georgia

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars & clubs remain closed until May 31

Retail stores: Some retail opening soon

Parks & recreation: State Parks, beaches & outdoor recreation activities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Theaters & bowling alleys are open

Pro tip: All swimming pools at Georgia State Parks will be closed for the entire Summer 2020 operating season

Official info: Georgia State Gov. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Southern hospitality at its finest. If you're looking for politeness, charm, and good home cooking stop by Georgia. This state will make you feel right at home.

Hawaii

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state & in between islands through at least June 30

Lodging: Restrictions on short-term rentals

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; No dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: Beaches are open for exercise; State Parks, monuments & outdoor activities are open

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters are open

Pro tip: Hawaiian airlines has limited flights between the US-mainland. Double-check that your flight hasn't been canceled before heading to the airport

Official info: Hawaii Tourism Authority / Hawaii COVID-19 Guidance

Travel plans for later: This island state will blow your mind away with its natural beauty. Go volcano hiking, whale watching, hula dancing, and visit the Pearl Harbor Memorial. Hawaiian culture is full of legends and superstitions, so immerse yourself in their teachings.

Idaho

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Campgrounds are closed to vacationers until May 30

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open for day-use only

Entertainment: Expected to remain closed until late June

Official info: Idaho State Govt. / Parks and Recreation

Travel plans for later: You'll find scenic parks here such as Yellowstone National Park and Craters of the Moon, and about 130 soakable hot springs to relax in. So pack your bathing suits.

Illinois

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; No dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open for curbside pickup

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: Illinois State Govt.

Travel plans for later: The Chicago skyline is just as splendid as the views from Pere Marquette State Park. Compare Cloud Gate to Starved Rock waterfalls and choose what’s best between an urban or rural.

Indiana

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Campgrounds are closed to vacationers

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks, community swimming pools & beaches are open with limitations

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters and mini-golf centers are open

Official info: Indiana State Govt. / Dept. of Natural Resources

Travel plans for later: Whether you're looking for an adventurous hike or to get lost in quaint historic towns and museums, Indiana has something for you. Pro tip: Don't miss Indianapolis’ underground Market Street Catacombs.

Iowa

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars, wineries, breweries, distilleries reopening May 28

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters, movie theaters, zoos, aquariums & museums are open with limitations; Outdoor performance venues, casinos, bowling alleys, amusement parks, skating rinks & skate parks reopen on June 1

Official info: Iowa State Gov. / Travel Iowa

Travel plans for later: Iowa is known for its huge corn production. And that’s reflected in the state’s cuisine. Here you can find corn on the cob, scalloped corn, corn casserole, corn pudding, scotcheroos. The list goes on...

Kansas

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state from an international destination or areas with substantial community spread, currently Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York & Rhode Island

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Theaters, casinos, arcades, trampoline parks, museums & bowling alleys may open

Official info: Kansas State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Known as the Sunflower State, this region is full of flat plains and prairies. Visit National Parks and Historic Sites such as the Monument Rocks chalk formation, the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, and the Mushroom Rock State Park with mushroom-shaped rock formations.

Kentucky

Travel quarantine: Interstate travel ban was lifted on 5/22

Lodging: Campgrounds reopening June 11

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars reopen June 29

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Aquatic centers, bowling alleys, auto and dirt track racetracks, fishing tournaments, Kentucky State Park lodges and movie theaters can reopen on June 1

Official info: Kentucky State Gov. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Home to the Kentucky Derby horse race, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Bourbon, and the world's longest cave system known as Mammoth Cave National Park. This state will no doubt keep you entertained.

Louisiana

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Campgrounds are closed to vacationers until the end of May

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars with food permits are open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations for locals

Entertainment: Movie theaters, casinos, museums, zoos, aquariums are open; Places of amusement remain closed

Official info: Louisiana State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Every foodie should stop by Louisiana. It’s famous for its culinary scene including its local Cajun and Creole cooking styles. Pack your appetite.

Maine

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Restrictions on short-term rentals; campgrounds are closed to vacationers

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; Dine-in services in rural areas

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open in rural areas

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations (coastal sites will remain closed); Golf & outdoor guided activities

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters open

Official info: Maine State Govt.

Travel plans for later: Walk through history in Portland, visit fishing harbors and enjoy sea-to-table dinners. Don't miss out on world-famous Maine lobster.

Maryland

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; No dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks, beaches & outdoor recreation activities with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: Maryland State Gov. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Known for its waterways and coastlines, you'll find all maritime things here. Fresh seafood, historic ships, the Naval Academy, and one of the best aquariums in the USA.

Massachusetts

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Lodging restricted to essential workers only

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; No dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open for curbside pickup

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations; Beaches & outdoor recreation activities are now open

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters open

Official info: Massachusetts State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: From museums, restaurants, and sporting events in big-city Boston. To seafood, lighthouses, and beaches in Cape Cod. Massachusetts has got something for you. Consider stopping by Salem for a spooky walk through history.

Michigan

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Restrictions on short-term rentals/vacation homes; campgrounds are closed to vacationers

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; Dine-in services in some counties

Bars & clubs: Bars open in some counties

Retail stores: Open for curbside pickup & limited customers

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters open

Official info: Michigan State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: If you're a lover of lakes, then Michigan is a must-visit. This state borders four of the five Great Lakes and is home to about 11,000 inland lakes. You can even book Shipwreck Tours to salute the fallen.

Minnesota

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Campgrounds are closed to vacationers until the end of May

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; Outdoor dine-in services resume June 1

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: Minnesota State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: The Twin Cities are a hub for art, live music, sports, craft beer, and food. A short drive will take you to breathtaking views, riverfronts, forests, and lakes and all in the good company of “Minnesota nice” locals.

Mississippi

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars with food permits are open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: Mississippi State Govt.

Travel plans for later: The birthplace of Blues and Elvis Presly, Mississippi’s got a rich musical history. It also played a huge role in the Civil Rights Movement. Follow the Mississippi Freedom Trail and the Mississippi Blues Trail to find out more.

Missouri

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Campgrounds reopen to vacationers on May 26

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars are now open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Movie theaters & other attractions are now open

Official info: Missouri State Gov. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Missouri’s got the tallest man-made national monument in the USA. It’s impossible to miss the Gateway Arch. Don't forget to get your ticket in advance and consider buying a combo ticket which includes a tram ride, boat cruise and movie screening.

Montana

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state until June 1

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars are now open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Movie theaters & museums are open

Official info: Montana Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Called Big Sky Country because of its wide-open spaces, this state’s natural beauty will amaze you. Go fly fishing, skiing, camping, rafting, and tune into your inner cowboy/cowgirl at a rodeo.

Nebraska

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state from an international destination

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed until May 31

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters are open; Tennis, golf, rodeos may resume on June 1

Official info: Nebraska COVID-19 Guidance / Outdoor Nebraska

Travel plans for later: Enjoy the countryside from Victorian homes. Explore quaint historic towns, and visit landmarks from the Oregon Trail. To keep it weird, go to Carhenge, a Stonehenge made of cars.

Nevada

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Campgrounds are closed to vacationers

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars with food permits are open

Retail stores: Open (indoor malls remain closed)

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters open

Official info: Nevada Emergency Orders / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Las Vegas needs no introduction, but besides the adult playground, you'll find amazing rock formations overlooking hiking trails, and year-round events like the Reno Air Races and Burning Man here.

New Hampshire

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Open for vulnerable populations & essential workers only; Campgrounds are closed to vacationers

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; Outdoor dine-in services open

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks & outdoor recreational activities are open with limitations; Ocean beaches remain closed

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters open

Official info: New Hampshire Gov.

Travel plans for later: Visit any season. New Hampshire will have something to offer year-round. It’s got seacoast, mountains, lakes, and rivers. And its historic towns like Portsmouth and Sandwich will no doubt charm you.

New Jersey

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; No dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open for curbside pickup

Parks & recreation: State Parks, beaches & outdoor recreation activities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters open

Official info: New Jersey Executive Orders

Travel plans for later: Forget what you've seen on bad reality T.V. You'll find great diners, top shopping malls, beautiful beaches, and Six Flags, one of the largest theme parks on Earth in New Jersey.

New Mexico

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Restrictions for vacation rentals to out-of-state visitors

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; No dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks & outdoor recreation activities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: New Mexico Public Health Orders / State Parks

Travel plans for later: New Mexico is as rich in nature as it is in culture. Top highlights include: Santa Fe Opera House, New Mexico Museum of Natural History, Millicent Rogers Museum, Ghost Ranch, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

New York

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; No dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Select retail open for curbside pickup in certain regions

Parks & recreation: State Parks & beaches are open with limitations

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters open

Official info: New York State Govt.

Travel plans for later: Home to the big apple, the city that never sleeps, the best dollar pizza in the world. Theater, art, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, business, strange subcultures...No matter who you are or what you like, you'll find something for you in NYC.

North Carolina

Travel quarantine: Not required, but some counties have entry restrictions

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks, swimming pools & outdoor recreation activities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: North Carolina Govt.

Travel plans for later: Go adventuring in Outer Banks beaches and Great Smoky Mountains hikes. Or get lost in the luxurious Biltmore Estate, a historic mansion with 250 rooms and 8,000 acres of gardens.

North Dakota

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state from an international destination

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Open

Retail stores: Remain closed

Parks & recreation: State Parks, historic sites & outdoor recreation activities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Movie theaters are open

Official info: North Dakota State Govt.

Travel plans for later: Explore the great outdoors, visit the International Peace Garden, or find a cultural scene in Fargo’s many museums. For some downtime, catch a movie in the 1920s restored Fargo Theater.

Ohio

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars with food permits are open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks & swimming pools are open with limitations

Entertainment: No contact sports may resume

Official info: Ohio State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Ohio’s got it all. From Amish Country to impressive world-renowned museums to incredible state parks. The Buckeye State, named after its native buckeye trees, is famous for its delicious chocolate and peanut butter buckeye candy. Don't leave without trying one.

Oklahoma

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars are now open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Museums, movie theaters & sporting venues are now open

Official info: Oklahoma State Govt.

Travel plans for later: Take Route 66 for a drive through US history and stop by the Route 66 Museum or the Route 66 Interpretive Center to learn more about the Mother Road.

Oregon

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery; Dine-in services in certain counties

Bars & clubs: Bars are now open in certain counties

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: Some State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: Travel Oregon / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Forests and mountains will keep you entertained in Oregon, but if you're looking for urban quirk Portland’s the city for you. Find your inner hipster in microbreweries, yoga studios, farm-to-table restaurants, and coffeehouses.

Pennsylvania

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state from areas with substantial community spread, currently the New York Tri-State Area (CT, NJ, NY)

Lodging: Private campgrounds are open

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; No dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open in certain areas

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: Pennsylvania State Govt. / State Park

Travel plans for later: If you like history and culture, add Philly to your bucket list. Home to The Liberty Bell, The Barnes Foundation, and The Philadelphia Museum of Art—this city will surprise you. And take a peek at Amish Country while getting here.

Puerto Rico

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the island

Lodging: Most hotels remain open, however, public areas and amenities in hotels, such as spas, pools, and recreational areas will be closed

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: Public beaches, natural reserves, and golf courses will gradually reopen, with limited access for exercise and individual sports

Entertainment: Remain closed

Pro tip: Puerto Rico continues to enforce an Island-wide curfew through June 15 during the hours of 7:00 PM - 5:00 AM

Official info: Discover Puerto Rico

Travel plans for later: Go for a swim in clear blue waters on this Caribbean island. Visit old seaside ports, hike rainforests, and refresh in waterfalls. Puerto Ricans are known for their warm hospitality.

Rhode Island

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state from an area still under stay at home restrictions

Lodging: Campgrounds are closed to vacationers until May 31

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: Some State Parks & beaches are open with limitations

Entertainment: Outdoor entertainment and recreation activities ( like zoos & historical sites) may reopen

Official info: Reopening Rhode Island / State Parks

Travel plans for later: If you're planning a luxe trip, visit Rhode Island and get lost in its many mansions from the Gilded Age and beyond.

South Carolina

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks, beaches & pools are open with limitations

Entertainment: Attractions including zoos, museums, aquariums, planetariums, water parks & amusement park rides may open

Official info: South Carolina State Gov. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: South Carolina will win your heart. From beachfront amusement parks to inspiring historic tours. Just in Charleston, you'll find over 2,800 historic buildings to photograph.

South Dakota

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Open

Official info: South Dakota State Govt.

Travel plans for later: You can't visit South Dakota without stopping by Mount Rushmore and the still unfinished Crazy Horse Memorial. They're only a short drive away from each other.

Tennessee

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Theaters, museums, arcades, bowling alleys, water sports & other attractions are open

Pro tip: Summer festivals, like Bonnaroo, have been rescheduled to the fall

Official info: Tennessee State Gov. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: Home to Nashville, the country music capital of the world, and Memphis, home of the blues. Turn on the radio and don't miss out on the live music scene while you're here.

Texas

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars may open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks, beaches & swimming pools are open with limitations

Entertainment: Museums, movie theaters, libraries, bowling alleys, zoos, aquariums & rodeo halls may open

Official info: Texas State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: With several big cities, there’s plenty to do in Texas. While you're here, try a Texan BBQ, watch a football game, and catch some live country music. Remember to pack your cowboy boots!

U.S. Virgin Islands

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Hotel reservation systems closed until June 1

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars may open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: Indoor & outdoor recreation facilities open

Entertainment: Day sails and excursions resumed with limitations

Official info: US Virgin Islands / Info for Leisure Travelers

Travel plans for later: You’ll find the closest thing to paradise here. These Caribbean islands and islets are absolutely stunning and are home to over 40 beaches.

Utah

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars are now open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Museums, theaters, zoos & other attractions are open

Official info: Utah State Govt. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: A scenic road trip through Utah will make you feel like you're lost in mars. Visit Zion, Bryce Canyon, Glen Canyon, the Great Salt Lake for unforgettable landscapes.

Vermont

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; Outdoor dine-in services may resume

Bars & clubs: Bars are open for outdoor services only

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks & outdoor recreation activities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: Vermont State Govt.

Travel plans for later: The Green Mountain State has no shortage of mountains. With 67 mountains, this state is ideal for skiers and snowboarders in the winter.

Virginia

Travel quarantine: Required upon arriving or returning to the state from an international destination or areas with a substantial community spread

Lodging: Restrictions on short-term stays/ rentals

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery only; Outdoor dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars are open for outdoor services only

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks, beaches & outdoor recreation activities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: Virginia State Govt.

Travel plans for later: “Virginia is for lovers” of anything. Historic sites, charming small towns, trendy big cities, beautiful state parks, and refreshing beaches. You'll find what you need here.

Washington

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out & delivery; Dine-in services in certain counties

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks, beaches & outdoor recreation activities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Remain closed

Official info: Washington State Govt.

Travel plans for later: Seattle is nestled between a lot of greenery. Hikes in Olympic National Park and Mount Rainier National Park will keep you occupied in case Seattle’s arts, craft beer, and coffee scene aren't enough.

West Virginia

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Campgrounds open for in-state residents

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Remain closed

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks & outdoor recreation activities are open with limitations

Entertainment: Drive-in movie theaters, museums & zoos may open

Official info: West Virginia Gov. / State Parks

Travel plans for later: You'll be impressed by the forests and mountains here. It’s a rock climber’s paradise, especially in Seneca Rocks State Park.

Wisconsin

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Open

Retail stores: Open

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Open

Official info: Wisconsin State Govt.

Travel plans for later: Famous for its cheese, Wisconsin’s the nation’s leading dairy producer. Order a side of cheese curds and a Wisconsin beer, or try the native cheese beer soup while watching the game.

Wyoming

Travel quarantine: Not required

Lodging: Some lodging is open with limitations

Restaurants: Take-out, delivery & dine-in services

Bars & clubs: Bars are now open

Retail stores: Remain closed

Parks & recreation: State Parks are open with limitations

Entertainment: Movie theaters are open

Official info: Wyoming State Govt.

Travel plans for later: Wyoming’s got many unique natural landmarks. The rainbow-colored Grand Prismatic Spring and the Devils Tower National Monument are the kind of thing you have to see in person to believe.

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Marissa Rivera
Marissa Rivera Writer United States, New York City
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