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Be Smart, Stay Safe Guidance

The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing is working closely with Governor Phil Scott to monitor and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Governor’s Be Smart, Stay Safe Executive Order remains in effect through December 15, 2020 as the state continues social distancing efforts to slow the spread and keep vital healthcare systems intact. All out of state travelers are strongly encouraged to register with Sara Alert upon arrival to Vermont to get two weeks of daily reminders to check for common symptoms of COVID-19.

Winter Above Brandon, Vermont photo by Caleb Kenna

DO I NEED TO QUARANTINE BEFORE VISITING?

1) Yes. All cross state travel requires quarantine. If you are traveling to Vermont, you need to quarantine first.

2)  All travelers must quarantine for 14 days – or you have the option to end your quarantine after 7 days if you have not had COVID-19 symptoms, take a PCR test and receive a negative test result.

3)  If you are coming to Vermont by car you can either:

4)  If you are coming to Vermont by plane or bus, you must complete your quarantine after you arrive in Vermont.

Please see additional information and resources around traveling to Vermont safely below.

Uphill Solitary Skier Skinning

Ski and Ride Guidance

Vermont’s ski areas have enacted new measures in accordance with State of Vermont guidance to help everyone stay healthy and reduce the risk of infection.

Cross Country Skiing on Prospect Mountain

HOW TO QUARANTINE SAFELY

Quarantine means staying at a home and separating yourself from others. Learn how to quarantine safely before planning your trip to Vermont.

Masks required sign in Vermont

MASK MANDATE IN VERMONT

Residents and visitors of Vermont are required to wear a mask when out in public. Even with a mask, individuals should stay 6' apart from others not in their group.

Snowshoe Mountain Top

TRAVELING TO VERMONT

For more specific details on how to travel safely, read the latest information from the Vermont Department of Health regarding visiting, experiencing and staying in Vermont.

Vermont Winter Lodging

LODGING IN VERMONT

When you stay a commercial lodging property, you’ll be required to complete a certificate of compliance to confirm that you followed the safe travel guidelines.

Vermont sky

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Vermont lodging operators, restaurants, and attractions are finding creative ways to provide a unique experience, while following the safety protocols. Call ahead for details before you visit.