Like many elements of travel, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on domestic travel. There are several exemptions: airline workers, public safety or public health workers, military personnel and their dependents, federal employees, federal defense contract workers, first responders and health care workers. For general advice about your trip to the United States, see these additional resources: US Department of State’s - including information on visas for foreign citizens traveling to the United States. New Hampshire and Vermont residents are exempt. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website. © 2021 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. Anyone traveling from a state with more than 10 cases per 100,000 people must get a coronavirus test no more than 72 hours prior to traveling. For interstate travel within the U.S., be sure to check with your destination for any COVID-19 travel advisories and/or closures. It does not apply to travelers who spend less than 24 hours in Connecticut. Maryland recommends anyone traveling from states with positivity rates of 10% or higher or states with average case rates above 20 per 100,000 get tested and self-quarantine while awaiting results. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Overnight stays at campgrounds are also prohibited. More information: CDC Travelers’ Health Branch provides updated travel information, notices, and vaccine requirements to inform international travelers and provide guidance to the clinicians who serve them. A few states require travelers to fill out health questionnaires when they arrive. Arkansas. Be aware that inter-island travel may require a second test or quarantine through at least Dec. 31; check relevant county websites for the latest information. Department of State Safety and Security Alerts: Travel Advisories. More information: Check Travel Restrictions. As Covid-19 infection rates spike across 44 states, current U.S. travel restrictions are struggling to keep up with the speed of the pandemic. Travelers who get a negative PCR test result on or after Day 7 of that period may end their quarantine. Visitors from Maryland and Virginia are exempt, as are people visiting for family emergencies or funerals. Get information about symptoms, testing, what to do if sick, daily activities, and more. Hotels: Hotels have resumed operations. Public airports: Public airports remain open. These orders, which last for a minimum of three weeks, take effect 24 hours after ICU bed availability falls below 15%. CDC twenty four seven. New Jersey recommends visitors or people returning from states other than New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware to quarantine fro 10 days or test negative for COVID-19. Travelers from Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island are exempt. Travelers who fail to quarantine may be fined $500 a day. To protect America’s health, CDC partners with the Department of Homeland Security to prevent the spread of serious contagious diseases during travel. Links to external websites are provided as a convenience and should not be construed as an endorsement by the U.S. Department of State of the views or products contained therein. More information:, South Carolina: No current travel restrictions as of 12/11: All travelers must complete a form through the state's Safe Travels site. More information: State, local, and territorial governments may have travel restrictions in place, including testing requirements, stay-at-home orders, and quarantine requirements upon arrival. While you are traveling, it is possible a state or local government may put into place travel restrictions, such as stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders, mandated quarantines upon arrival, or even state border closures. An advisory from the state's public health department also advises people arriving or returning to the state to quarantine for 14 days. As of Dec. 8, these individuals are eligible for a shortened quarantine: According to a Dec. 1 update, the following individuals are not eligible for the shortened quarantine: The requirements don't apply to anyone traveling through the state, only those whose destination is Kansas. Children under 10 are exempt from the testing requirement. The state also advises visitors to check the website for the county they plan to visit in case there are any additional restrictions.