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Selected Web Sites - Geography and Travel  

Selected web sites are free resources available on the Internet and selected by librarians at Ramsey County Library

  U.S. Geography World Geography    
  Travel Arrangements - Air Maps, etc.    
  Travel Arrangements - Ground Travel Planning    
  Travel Accomodations      

U.S. Geography
Contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural features in the U.S.
For travel or relocation

World Geography
A resource of the Asia Society.
links to electronic sources for in-depth information on many countries--selected by Library of Congress subject experts.
Country Information.
Country information from the CIA-an excellent source of statistics.

Travel Arrangements - Air Transportation
Best selection of low fares & travel discounts.
Travel & vacation deals to popular travel destinations.
A source for cheap flights.
Search for low airfares.
Europe hostels and air, bus, & train travel deals.
Global travel reservations.
Online trip planning & reviews.
Money saving travel planning.
Travel advice, tips, and destination information.
Travel discounts.
Compare prices across selected web sites.
Find the best travel deals.
An elite network of hotels, resorts, cruises, & tours for auction or purchase.
More travel deals.
Global travel reservations.
Exclusive travel discounts.
Travel bargains.
Travel Information.
Global travel discounts.
Travel & vacation deals.
Travel reservations, guides, and information.
Traveler reviews & opinions.
Personalized travel agent service.
Luxury travel discounts.

Travel Arrangements - Ground Transportation
Official site for schedules, fares, promotions, and reservations.
A reservation guide to independent car rental agencies.
Schedules listed by ports of departure, cruise destinations, & cruise line ship names.
Free road trip & tour planning.
Fares, scheduling, & ticketing.
Bus tickets, tours, & travel information.
Mpls/St Paul bus, light rail, & Northstar maps & schedules, etc.

Travel Planning
Travel health information.
Travel information on Minnesota, including lodging, attractions, events, free brochures and more.
Flight Delay Information.
"511" service provides information to travelers on weather-related road conditions, construction, and congestion.
Car travel games & road trip ideas for kids.
Tourist attractions & oddities.
Airline seating charts.
Safety guidelines for air travel -- includes lists of prohibited items.
Free Travel brochures, vacation guides, maps, and travel planning kits.
Application for a U.S. Passport.
Information for U.S. Citizens Travelling abroad. Information for foreign Citizens trying to obtain a Visa to enter the United States.
Worldwide cities guide with reviews and recommendations.

Travel Accommodations
Bed and breakfast, country inns and lodging accommodations around the world.
Worldwide Bed & Breakfast Directory for B&B lodging, inns and small hotels.
Bed & breakfast descriptions, photos, reviews, and more.
Bed & breakfasts and country inns.
A directory for hostels of all affiliations in the United States and Canada.
Search over 85,000 hotels worldwide.
Links to over 75,000 hotels, discount hotels and travel-related services.
Bed and Breakfast Directory.
B&B's in the United States & Canada.
Bed and breakfast inns, cottages, guesthouses, and ranches.
Search over 190,000 restaurant listings in over 13,000 cities worldwide.
Most memorable local eateries along the highways and back roads of America.

Maps, etc.