TRAVEL AND VACATIONING
Some of these sites were recommended by READS (Reference & Adult Services Section of the New Hampshire Library Association). Check them out!
Appalachian Mountain Club- "Serving the Northeast, the oldest U.S. recreational organization offers 8000 outdoor trips a year."
Backpacking in Europe on a budget - info on packing, hostels, transportation, more.
Bus Schedules for Concord Trailways buses. (Includes the new stop at Exit 2 in Salem).
Commuting - This link to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) includes schedules and information about traveling by commuter rail, subway, bus and boat.
Currency Converter - find out how much it will really cost!
Eldertreks - "A world of exotic hiking adventures for 50 +."
Europe for the budget conscious with hotel rates and contact information.
Fare Compare allows you to compare the cheapest flights from one location to another, first by month and then by day.
Flight information related to airplane seating and in-flight services.
Fodors site offers itinerary suggestions, guides, and so much more.
Historical Markers in New Hampshire - Just in time for fall foliage trips, the New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources has added an interactive map of the state’s historical highway markers to its website
Home Exchange and Digsville.com allow you to swap homes for vacation (for a yearly membership fee).
Hotel coupons has bargains for hotels in most states.
Hostelling International - a global booking site for Hostelling International member hostels, including family hostels.
Compare travel insurance at this site, recommended by Consumer Reports.
"Legendary Drives" is a site where you can not only choose traveling routes by state, but also check out museums related to travel in each state.
Mobissimo.com is yet another price comparison site.
Mom's Minivan - a site with all kinds of game suggestions for travel for babies, toddlers, kids
Motel Discount Guide - this is the online version of the booklets that you find in highway reststops.
National Parks of the United States - an excellent site offering information on all of the country's national parks as well as historic sites, monuments, reserves, and more.
Maps of Great Britain streets and roads.
MapQuest has maps and directions.
Pet-Friendly accommodations at hotels, motels, B&Bs, resorts and cabins.
Road Scholar, a program through Elderhostel, offers amazing trips in the US and all over the world!
Train Travel - Yes, you can still travel by train! This link is to AMTRAK.
Travel New England- some nice links to New England natural attractions, park services and more.
Travelfish is a site for travel to Asia: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, and Singapore.
Visit London has information from accommodations to shows and restaurants.