Oh the Places You Can Travel To on the Web Course Links

General Resources

About.com has a section on Travel http://www.about.com/travel/

Trip Spot http://www.tripspot.com/

NYT Navigator http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/navigator/index.html

Places to Go and See

Where Lewis & Clark Traveled
www.lewisandclarktrail.com/ and

http://www.lewisandclark200.gov/

National Parks (USA)
www.nps.gov  andhttp://www.nps.gov/parks.html

Ohio Department of Natural Resources – Parks
http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/findaparkhttp://parks.ohiodnr.gov/

The History Channel Traveler
http://www.historytravel.com/

Stately Knowledge (a little bit about every state)
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/stateknow/

Roadside America
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/

Changing Money

OANDA – currency converter
http://www.oanda.com/converter/travel

XE – Universal Currency Converter
http://www.xe.com/ucc/

Maps and Directions

Rand McNally
http://www.randmcnally.com/

AAA
http://www.aaaohio.com/

Google Maps
http://maps.google.com/maps

Topographical Maps
www.topozone.com

National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/index.html

Mapquest
www.mapquest.com

Travel by GPS
http://www.travelbygps.com/

Places OnLine
http://www.placesonline.org/

Zoom Into Maps (Library of Congress)
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/features/maps/introduction.html

Maps and GPS
http://www.maps-gps-info.com/index.html

Mobissimo
www.mobissimo.com

Passports & Visas

US Department of State – Passport Info
http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html

US Dept. State – Visa Info
http://travel.state.gov/visa/visa_1750.html

US Embassies
http://usembassy.state.gov/

Arm Chair Traveler

National Parks – online histories
http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/park_histories/index.htm

National Register of Historic Places
http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/

Virtual Museums
http://icom.museum/vlmp/

Places in Maps from the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/rr/geogmap/gmpage.html

Travel Guides

Weather
http://www.weather.com/

Ohio Dept. of Transportation – Road Conditions (especially in the winter)
http://www.buckeyetraffic.org/

Elderhostel – travel & learn
http://www.elderhostel.com /

Fodors
http://www.fodors.com/

Museum Spot
http://www.museumspot.com/

Back-backer’s Ultimate Guide(great for Europe & Australia)

http://www.bug.co.uk/

TravelXL – overall maps, links to hotels and more
http://www.travelxl.com/

World Fact Book (CIA)
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

Pet Friendly Travel
http://www.petfriendlytravel.com/

Pets on the Go
http://www.petsonthego.com/index.htm

Travel & Resources for Disabled Travelers
http://www.makoa.org/travel.htm

Travel by freighter (you have to be able to entertain yourself for days on end)
http://www.freighterworld.com/index.html

http://www.travltips.com/

To see the freighters – requires free registration to see the ships
www.shipspotting.com