Geography & Travel

Geography & Travel


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Internet Sites

50States.com


The US 50 –  The US50 is an extensive guide to history, outdoors, tourism, events and attractions for the fifty states.
Amtrak – Travel by train.
Asia Source – A resource of the Asia Society.
Bed & Breakfast Inns Online


Country Reports – Data on countries throughout the world.


Country Studies
Facts on File On-Line World Atlas – Provides more than 500 clear, full color, reproducible maps and a wealth of statistics and data on more than 200 nations, territories, regions, and continents. To use outside of the library, you must have your library card number.
Fodors.com – The travel guide online.
geodata.gov – U.S. maps & data


Greyhound – Bus travel information.
How far is it?


Hotels & Travel on the Net
Inn Site – Bed and Breakfast Directory
Lonely Planet – The travel guide online.
Mapquest
National Geographic Map Machine
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
State Department Background Notes – Country Information
State Flags & Symbols


Travel Source
Travelocity


USA City Link – For travel or relocation.


US State Department Passport Services & Information


U.S. National Parks
The World Clock – Shows the current time in cities and countries worldwide

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