Looking to travel soon? Well, vacation rentals are perfect for a safe change of scenery. You’ll avoid crowds at shared spaces, can go for a super secluded property literally in the middle of nowhere, and won’t face a large team of strangers running around you catering to other people’s needs. Plus, you’ll enjoy the same features a hotel has, but all to yourself and your group.
So, how are vacation rentals open in the US? Let’s look at the situation in each state. We’ll update as soon as something changes.
Vacation rentals in Alabama are open.
Short-term rentals in Alaska are open. Out-of-state travelers must bring negative molecular-based PCR swab test results or proof of a test taken within 72 hours of departure. Those who arrive without either of these will be charged $250 per test at the airport. Travelers who purchase a test at the airport or arrive with pending test results must quarantine until results arrive. Visitors in Alaska for longer than a week are asked to take a follow-up test 7-14 days after arrival. More information here.
Vacation rentals in Arizona are open. There are no current travel restrictions for any individuals visiting Arizona.
Short-term rentals are no longer limited as to the type of guests they can house. Plus, effective June 15, there is now no quarantine requirement for travelers entering Arkansas based on the location they traveled from. More information here.
Rental unit owners and operators must only rent unoccupied units. More information here.
Vacation rentals in Colorado are open. More information here.
Short-term rentals in Connecticut are open. However, anyone traveling to CT from a state with a new daily positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10% or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average is required to self-quarantine for 14 days. More information here.
Vacation Rentals in Delaware are open. Out-of-state visitors don’t have to quarantine.
Here you can review the Florida counties where vacation rentals are already open.
Short-term rentals in Georgia are open.
The reopening of Hawaii to tourists has been pushed back to October 1. Those traveling to Maui, the Big Island, Kauai, Lanai, or Molokai from any other island, including Oahu, have to quarantine for 14 days. This, however, doesn’t apply for those traveling inter-island to Oahu.
Vacation rentals in Idaho are open. Some counties and communities across Idaho require residents and visitors to wear face coverings in public places and outside where physical distancing is not possible. More information here.
Short-term rentals in Illinois are open.
Vacation rentals in Indiana are open.
Short-term rentals in Iowa are open.
Vacation rentals in Kansas are open.
Short term rentals in Kentucky are open.
Vacation rentals in Louisiana are open.
Short-term rentals in Maine are open. Out-of-state travelers must complete a Certificate of Compliance form stating that they have received a negative COVID-19 test result, have already quarantined in Maine, or will quarantine in Maine for 14 days. This can be done at a vacation rental. More information here.
Vacation rentals in Maryland are open.
Vacation rentals in Massachusetts are open.
Short-term rentals in Michigan are open.
Vacation rentals in Minnesota are open.
Short term rentals in Mississippi are open.
Vacation rentals in Missouri are open.
Short-term rentals in Montana are open. More information here.
Vacation rentals in Nebraska are open.
Short-term rentals in Nevada are open.
Short-term rentals in New Hampshire are open. Out of state residents have to quarantine for 14 days before arriving.
Vacation rentals in New Jersey are open.
Accommodation providers that have been safe-certified are allowed to operate at 75% occupancy. Out-of-state residents coming from states with a 5% positivity rate or greater, or a new case rate greater than 80 per 1 million residents, each calculated over a 7-day rolling average, are required to quarantine for at least 14 days. This can be done at a vacation rental.
Short-term rentals in New York are open. Anyone traveling to NY from a state with a new daily positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10% or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average is required to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Vacation rentals in North Carolina are open.
Short-term rentals in North Dakota are open.
Vacation rentals in Ohio are open.
Short-term rentals in Oklahoma are open.
Vacation rentals in Oregon are open.
Short-term rentals in Pennsylvania are open. More information here.
Vacation rentals in Rhode Island are open.
Short-term rentals in South Carolina are open.
Vacation rentals in South Dakota are open.
Short-term rentals in Tennessee are open.
Vacation rentals in Texas are open.
Short-term rentals in Utah.
Vermont residents or those coming from an area with less than 400 active cases per million residents can stay at vacation rentals. Visitors from other regions must fulfill Vermont’s quarantine requirements: if they come by car without stopping, a 14-day quarantine in their home state or a 7-day quarantine followed by a negative test in their home state before they travel to Vermont. If they use public transportation or stopping on the way, a 14-day quarantine or a 7-day quarantine followed by a negative test when they arrive in Vermont are required.
Short-term rentals in Virginia are open. More information here.
Vacation rentals in Washington are open.
Vacation rentals in West Virginia are open. More information here.
Short-term rentals in Wisconsin are open.
Vacation rentals in Wyoming are open. There are no quarantine requirements for out-of-state travelers.