Focuses on mature travelers, slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends. This site includes travel planning, group tours and cruises, individual cruises, licensed travel companions, and disability travel resources.
Dr. Stephen Leatherman, professor and director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at the University of Maryland, College Park, has compiled a list of the twenty finest public beaches of 650 nation wide. He considered fifty different factors, including current, wave size, smell, views, and intensity of beach use. This site also includes photos of the winners, a complete list of the Beach Rating Scale Criteria, and Dr. Leatherman's selections for the five best Walking, Wild, and Romantic Beaches.
Read, or write, reviews of cruises at this site. Respondents are asked to rate ships and cruises on a number of factors, including medical facilities, shops, service, and more.
A not-for-profit organization that provides high-quality, affordable, educational adventures for adults who are 55 and older. They have online national and international catalogs of active outdoor, applied arts and crafts, intensive studies, intergenerational, performance, recreational, service, and adventures afloat programs. Search by keyword, location, time of year, or browse event lists.
From the publisher of the well-known travel books, this site has a personal trip planner where you can build your own travel guide; a database of things you need to "know before you go;" a restaurant index; information on theme trips (e.g. Anne Rice's New Orleans tour), "magical places to stay," sports and adventures, and more.
Bus, ferry, and trolley routes and schedules.
Search more than 700 different holiday destinations around the world by culture, activities, nature, time of travel, temperature and more. Gives a wealth of information about your destination including safety, price, and popularity. Most sites include pictures, videos, and maps.
Search for hotels by location, date, number of rooms and number of adults. Includes prices and hotel information.
Includes a Travel Clinic Directory for over 50 countries and the US.
Serves the interest of both hobbyist and professional interested in the history, technology and current state of light rail worldwide.
Includes detailed regional maps showing park locations, fees and reservations information, park telephone numbers, and how to prepare for your visit. Also has special travel features and a "Park of the Month" feature.
Includes weekly travel topics, holidays & getaways, photos from around the world, picks for travel sites, monthly travel & food topics by Burt Wolf, travel advice & information, newsletters, and more.
The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 requires that by January 1, 2008, travelers to and from the Caribbean, Bermuda, Panama, Mexico and Canada have a passport or other secure, accepted document to enter or re-enter the United States.
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this site offers information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.
Get travel reviews from real travelers. Get information by location, hotel, flight, restaurant, things to do, or cruises.
From the U.S. Department of Transportation, this site indexes more than 400,000 books, journal articles, and technical reports on transportation research from the 1960s to the present. Beginning in early 2000, links to full text will be established for a majority of the records.
Includes information on passports, visas, how to prepare for a trip abroad and guides to doing business in foreign countries.
Official travel advisories
The official meeting and convention site for the city of Norfolk, this site includes information about local accommodations, events, dining, attractions, and arts. There will also be a chance to register for discounts and special promotional offers.
WHTI will go into effect June 1, 2009 for land and sea travel into the U.S. WHTI went into effect for air travelers on January 23, 2007.
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