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America the Beautiful

Resource for elementary and middle school students that includes articles on US cities, states, and Presidents. Also timelines, games, and almanac. A NOVEL database.

This web site for Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine provides special hotel and airline rates, destination ideas, e-newletter and tips from experts and readers.

"Largest not-for-profit cruise portal on the Internet" offers links to major cruise line web sites, information on cruise ships and destinations, and passenger ratings.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Provides coverage of both historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, including cultural aspects of travel and leisure activities, and economic aspects of tourism.

The official New York State travel website is searchable by attractions, recreational activities, accommodations, events, and regions.

Shortened versions of Lonely Planet's print guides along with interactive maps.

The official National Park Service site offers detailed descriptions of the "nearly 400 natural, cultural and recreational sites across the nation."

Travelers resources, including winter advisories. Call 1-800-Thruway (1-800-847-8929) for road conditions.

Access to low airfare sites of leading airlines plus hotel and car rental sites.

This guide to the 380-mile Erie Canalway Trail route provides an interactive map, mileage chart, attractions and accommodations, itineraries, helpful information for cyclists, and Parks & Trails e-news.

Driving tours covering more than 35,000 miles of scenic America.

International travel advisories issued by the State Department.

Travel advice and health information provided by the Centers for Disease Control.

One-stop travel site featuring air, car, hotel, and vacation reservations as well as destination information.

Features over ten million user-contributed recommendations for hotels, restaurants, inns, vacation packages, sight-seeing, and more. Includes links to travel services such as Expedia, Orbitz, and Hotels.com.