Geography & Travel

Recommended Databases

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  1. App Name: Database List, Author: Paul Burtness, 763-323-5732

Recommended Websites

Hostelling International
A booking site for hostels all over the world.

The Innkeeper
A comprehensive worldwide bed and breakfast directory listing bed and breakfasts, country inns, guest houses, lodges, cabins, historic hotels, small resorts, guest ranches, farmhouse accommodations, and working farm and ranch vacations.

Library of Congress Country Studies
Contains the electronic versions of 80 books previously published in hard copy as part of the Country Studies Series by the Federal Research Division. Intended for a general audience, books in the series present a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world.

National Park Service
A government site providing information regarding all U.S. National Parks. Includes information about how to make reservations for visits.

North America: Physical Geography
Physical geography of North America provided by the National Geographic organization.

A place where a community of food lovers from all over the country (and the globe) share road-trip reports, delicious food photos, and opinions on all things culinary.

Information about travel outside of the United States by U.S. Citizens provided by the U.S. Department of State and the Bureau of Consular Affairs. Includes travel requirements, alerts, visa and passports, etc.

Visit the USA
The official travel resource for travel to and within the United States.

The World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Provided by the CIA.