Many have put capacity restrictions in place, even as new lockdowns may spook visitors.
On a holiday when health experts admonished people not to travel, the weather brought its own hazards across much of the country.
Gov. Philip D. Murphy of New Jersey said that the snowstorm that hit the East Coast on Wednesday and into Thursday morning delayed the delivery of coronavirus vaccines to some hospitals by several hours.
The National Weather Service suggested that snow accumulations in New York City could end up on the low end of the initial forecasts of eight to 12 inches.
Three people died in highway crashes in Pennsylvania and Virginia. New York expecting up to a foot of precipitation as the mess moved on to New England.
Wednesday’s snowstorm in New York City will be the biggest in recent years. Many New Yorkers were planning to stay home anyway.
In New York City and elsewhere, classes will be held online no matter how bad storms are this year in a shift that makes some parents wistful.
Up to a foot of snow is forecast in New York City between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday evening.