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  • Provides 9,000 Airport and City Codes worldwide. This site can be searched by U.S. cities or by country.

  • Airwise is an airport and air travel guide. You can check on flight arrivals and departures and find out the layout of national and international airports. In addition, there are some travel resources such as a currency converter and ATM locators.

  • Find trains & destinations and make reservations on Amtrak's Website.

  • This website, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, provides health information for travelers by destination.

  • This site can help you find and book discount airfares, flights, hotels, cars, vacation packages, and cruises. Expedia Travel also features a map section and various tools for travelers.

  • Provides historical airfare averages on over 6,000 routes. Fares and alternate airports can be compared using this site. Information comes from the Department of Transportation.

  • Provides real-time flight tracking on the Internet.

  • This site provides information about outdoor adventure travel. Topics covered on this site are: hiking, camping, national parks, travel destinations, gear, books, and tours.

  • This online city guide provides door-to-door subway and bus directions, maps for New York City,

  • InfoHub provides information about unique vacations for people with special interests.

  • Provides travel guides, maps, and message boards for locations throughout the world.

  • This is a search engine dedicated to travel sites and airline information. It provides one search of several resources for ticket prices and hotels. The search results link to the service providers.

  • This site links to frequently updated airline ticket deals and specials. It also includes tips, airports and booking agents.

  • This site can help you select a good seat on American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, United, and US Airways.

  • This site allows you to create a customized packing list for your trip.

  • This directory provides official government tourism offices, convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and similar agencies which provide free travel information.

  • This online travel service allows you to make reservations for flights, hotels, car rentals, cruises, and etc.

  • This site provides links to travel warnings, Consular Information Sheets, passport information, help for Americans abroad, and other useful tips for travelers.

  • A Wiki travel guide where any willing traveler can write and edit articles. There are thousands of entries and many unusual stories. Includes links to tourist boards and other authoritative resources.

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