Works on tourism and travel in general are in the 910s (how to travel, what to see, where to stay, etc)
Road maps, atlases, maps in the 912s
Travel in Europe in the 914s
Travel in Asia in the 915s
Travel in Africa in the 916s
Travel in Caribbean at 917.29
Travel in North America and Canada in the 917s
Travel in New England in 917.4s
Travel in Massachusetts at 917.44
Travel in South America in the 918s
Travel in other parts of the world and in the Pacific Ocean including Hawaii in the 919s
Booking Travel Online
Search multiple travel sites for plane tickets, hotels, rental cars, and vacation packages.
Cheap Caribbean: http://www.cheapcaribbean.com/
Airlines: Individual airlines have their own sites, which may frequently have lower fares than the general sites. Southwest and Jetblue are not included in the general sites.
Air Canada: www.aircanada.com/
British Airways: www.britishairways.com
Airline and Airport Links www.airlineandairportlinks.com
A directory of airline and airport websites worldwide.
Federal Aviation Administration www.faa.gov
Information on airport status and flight delays, preparing for a flight, airlines rules and regulations, and aviation data and statistics.
Track flights with predicted arrival time and view flights' current positions on a map.
A wealth of information about flights, airlines, and airports can be found here.
Seat guru www.seatguru.com
Details about airline seats and in-flight amenities. Features the best information on seats, legroom, and recline. Detailed seat map graphics include in-depth seat-specific comments denoting seats with limited recline, reduced legroom, and misaligned windows.
Toll Free Airline www.tollfreeairline.com
Toll free airlines phone numbers and websites.
TSA - Transportation Security Administration www.tsa.gov
Tips and info to keep you up-to-date on the latest rules and regulations for air travelers.
Track flights and hotel prices after booking, receive instant price drop alerts.
View schedules and buy passes to see Europe by rail here.
Peter Pan www.peterpanbus.com
Cruise Critic www.cruisecritic.com
A comprehensive cruise-planning guide providing cruise information with objective reviews, tips, news and message boards.
Cruise Lines International Association www.cruising.org
CLIA is the official trade organization of the cruise industry. This site offers cruise-planning tools, cruise-line overviews, and industry news.
Online cruise magazine providing cruise information with reviews, tips, news, and message boards.
American Bed & Breakfast Association www.abba.com
Directory of B&Bs in North America, with ratings.
Book hotels worldwide
Road Scholar www.hostels.com
Formerly Elderhostel, All-inclusive educational experiences all over the world.
Worldwide Hostel Guides www.hostels.com
Directory of hostels in over 150 regions throughout the world. More than 10,000 listed.
ATM locator: Visa http://www.visa.com/atmlocator/index.jsp?country=US#(page:home)
Find VISA ATM's worldwide.
Babygoes 2 http://babygoes2.com
The essential guide for parents traveling with babies and children.
Electronic Embassy www.embassy.org
Links to all available foreign embassies in Washington D.C. with websites, and additional contact information where websites are not available. Embassies have timely, official information about current events in their countries.
National Atlas http://nationalatlas.gov
Contains interactive, multimedia, printed, and printable maps. Animated and clickable maps require a Shockwave plug-in to your web browser.
Time and Date www.timeanddate.com
Travelers Health wwwn.cdc.gov/travel
From the Centers for Disease Control - what vaccines you may need before your trip, food and water safety, and health information for specific destinations.
Travlang Foreign Languages for Travelers www.travlang.com
Travel- and language-related services, translating dictionaries, sound files for learning over 70 languages.
Provides recommendations and critical reviews for hotels, resorts, inn, restaurants, and attractions worldwide.
U.S. Department of State Passport Information http://travel.state.gov/passport
The Passport Services Office provides information and services to American citizens about how to obtain, replace, or change a passport.
U.S. State Department Travel Site http://travel.state.gov
From the State Department, tips for traveling abroad, including info on visas and passports, plus international travel alerts.
Online Travel Guides
Fodor's Travel Guides www.fodors.com
This site complements the printed guidebook series with destination, hotel, restaurant, and attraction reviews.
An extension of the Frommer's guidebook series, this site offers critical reviews of destinations, attractions, hotels and restaurants.
Lonely Planet www.lonelyplanet.com
This site is best for overseas and off-the-beaten-path destinations.
Rick Steves https://www.ricksteves.com/
Links to Rick Steve's resources including travel guides and forums.
Regional cycling information for the US and abroad. News, links and events calendars.
Breezenet Guide to Rental Cars www.bnm.com
Regularly updated with rates, Internet-only discounts, phone numbers, and online reservations for many car rental companies, mostly in the US. Also links to car rental agencies searchable by airport location.
My Travel Guide www.mytravelguide.com
Plan your next trip by researching millions of articles, reviews, photos, and travel tips from average tourists.
National Park Service www.nps.gov
Find a park, get information and directions, and make reservations.
Pets Welcome http://petswelcome.com
Extensive list of accommodations where pets are allowed in the US and Canada.
Pick a Trail http://pickatrail.com
From the Wilderness Society, backpacking and hiking trails in many countries.
Road Trip America www.roadtripamerica.com
An active road trip community, providing expert advice and tips for road travel all over North America. Questions about routes, destinations, and attractions are often answered within minutes by a host of experienced road trippers from all over the world.
Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality www.sath.org
Travel information for people with various disabilities.
Subway Maps http://subway.umka.org/
Some, but not all, maps for large cities subway systems
Travel Channel http://travel.discovery.com
Woodall's Campground Directory www.woodalls.com
Info about RV's and camping, including a directory of over 14,000 campgrounds. Local Information
Boston's Freedom Trail www.nps.gov/bost/
Boston USA www.bostonusa.com
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce www.capecodchamber.org
Getting to and from Logan Airport, including Logan Express information.
Maps and schedules for the MBTA system.
Massachusetts Tourism www.massvacation.com
Info, including a schedule of events statewide and maps.
Visit Massachusetts www.visit-massachusetts.com
A tourism guide to the region with links to lodging, attractions, outdoor activities, whale watches, and lots more.
Visit New England http://www.visitnewengland.com/all/
Highlights by state places to go and things to see for the 6 New England states.
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- National Geographic Traveler
- Travel & Leisure
- National Geographic Traveler
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