Editor’s Note — This story was current at the time of last publication on November 16 and will be updated periodically. However, you should still check with the official state websites before you commit to travel plans, especially as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches.
This list is alphabetical and includes links where you should get more information and updates before you head out:
Cheaha State Park is a great place to see fall color in Alabama.
Alaska’s latest travel protocols have been in effect since August 11. Visitors from other states must do one of the following:
— Submit a travel declaration and self-isolation plan online and arrive with proof of a negative Covid-19 test.
— Follow a plan that your employer filed with the state if you come for work.
— Buy a $250 Covid-19 test when you arrive and self-quarantine at your own expense until you get the results.
The sun rises over Whitaker Point, also known as Hawksbill Crag, in the Ozarks of Arkansas.
A Rocky Mountain winter is just around the corner in Colorado.
Any traveler coming from a state that has a positiitye rate of 10 out of 100,000 people or a 10% or higher positivity rate must self-quarantine for 14 days. The traveler must have spent more than 24 hours in said state for the rule to apply. Everyone also needs to complete a travel health form.
Manatee encounters are popular in Florida.
Illinois has no travel restrictions, but the city of Chicago does. It places visitors in red, orange and yellow categories depending on the severity of the outbreak in a particular state.
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Courthouse Rock in the Red River Gorge in Kentucky is gorgeous on a foggy sunrise.
Beautiful fall colors of Acadia National Park in Maine are past their peak, but the state has natural beauty all year.
Mackinac Island exudes autumn glory in Michigan.
Autumn is beautiful time to drive the the Natchez Trace, which runs from Mississippi to Tennessee.
Nevada doesn’t have travel restrictions — so that means Vegas fans can visit.
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All travelers to New Jersey from states that have a Covid-19 testing positivity rate of 10% or higher or have 10 people test positive for every 100,000 residents are asked to quarantine for 14 days. This rule does not apply for visitors spending less than 24 hours in the state. The state government is also asking travelers to fill out a voluntary survey regarding information about where they are traveling and their destination.
Know New York’s new testing requirements before you take on the Brooklyn Bridge.
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is in Cleveland.
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Before you visit the wonderful city of Pittsburgh, make sure you know Pennsylvania’s travel restrictions.
Knoxville is a popular college town in Eastern Tennessee.
Before you know it, winter and skiing will be coming to places such as The Canyons
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The Grand Teton mountain range in Grand Teton National Park is stunning any time of year.
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