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Amtrak
Official web site of the national rail passenger service, including online schedules and reservations.

 
CIA World Factbook
Categories covered include: Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.

 
Culturegrams
Concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations.

 
Excite Travel Destinations
Geographically organized links to travel websites.

 
Foreign Governments and Country Information
State Department database that provides basic country information including people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations, travel, and more.

 
Global Road Warrior
Answers commonly asked questions related to travel in 175 countries.

 
Greyhound
Bus service that has over 20,000 daily departures to more than 3,700 locations in the 48 contiguous United States, Canada, and cooperative service to Mexico.

 
Hotels and Travel on the Net
Over 75,000 links to lodging, tourist guides, maps and quality travel resources online.

 
How Far Is It?
Uses a variety of data sources to calculate the distance between two cities and offers the option of plotting them on a map.

 
Mango
Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user's native language.

 
Mapquest
Popular mapping tool for locations and directions.

 
Microsoft Expedia
Travel site that lets you learn about places to visit, book a flight, find a place to stay, and create your own personalized travel folder.

 
Orbitz
Quick search and online booking of flights, hotels, auto rentals and more.

 
Portals to the World
Travel information for different countries as well as an overview of each country, maintained by the Library of Congress.

 
Recreation.gov
Search recreational opportunities across several different agencies, including the Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Land Management, and others, as well as the National Park Service.

 
State Department Travel Warnings
Includes information sheets on each country with basic tips for traveling and living abroad, announcements, required immunizations, drug penalties, and health or safety concerns.

 
Travel Channel
You can see schedules for the Travel Channel, plan a trip, and book it online at this site.

 
Travelocity
"One of the most powerful one-stop travel sites on the Internet providing secure online reservation capabilities for air, car, hotel and vacation reservations, plus access to a vast database of destination and other travel information."

 
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS is science organization that focuses on biology, geography, geology, geospatial information, and water.

 
World Data Analyst
Resource for retrieving, comparing and customizing data on the world's nations.

 

 

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