Greater Outdoor Recreation Pages : Gives information on parks, weekend guides, hiking, camping, and gear. Illuminates hidden spots, the best hikes and top forests.
United States National Parks Guide by Gorp.com: Browse a list of all US National Parks or search for a park by geographic region.
National Park Service: Find U.S. National parks by name, location, activity or topic.
Expedia: Look up flight, hotel, car, activities, and cruise rates.
Orbitz: Look up flight, hotel, car, activities, and cruise rates.
Travelocity: Look up flight, hotel and cruise rates.
New York Times Travel: Travel news, tips and photography from destinations all over the globe.
Transportation Security Administration: Official website of the Department of Homeland Security. Review security procedures and up-to-date information on items prohibited for air travel.
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs: Find U.S. embassies and consulates, review information on applying for a passport, obtaining a travel visa, and travel alerts for U.S. citizens visiting foreign countries.
CIA World Factbook: Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Geography.com: Information on GIS software and geography.
USGS Geological Survey: Gives information on climate and land use change, core science systems, ecosystems, energy and minerals, environmental health, natural hazards, science quality, and water.
50States.com: Provides information about the fifty United States of America.
Countries of the World: Country profiles provide information on geography, maps, flags, history, population, cities, ethnicity, literacy, economics, government, current rulers, and statistics.
Michigan Travel Websites
Michigan Big Green Gym: Promotes Michigan's parks, trails and outdoor spaces as places to get active and stay healthy.
Michigan Activity Pass: Allows library cardholders throughout the state to gain free or discounted access to 385 sites, including state parks.
Travel Michigan: Allows you to select a city/region and look for places to stay, outdoor activities, things to do, events, deals, and featured destinations.
The Michigan Travel Companion:Search for accommodations by region and type.
West Michigan Tourist Association: Search places to stay, events, experience, regions and travel tools.
Upper Peninsula: Look for attractions, places to stay, recreation, events, and shopping and dining in the Upper Peninsula.
Western Upper Peninsula: Research Lodging, attractions, snowmobiling and skiing in the Western U.P.
Michigan Lake to Lake Bed & Breakfast Guide: Find Bed and Breakfasts throughout Michigan by searching by region, city, activity, and name. The website also features packages and specials offered at B & B's.
Michigan Vacation Guide: Look through qualified listings of Michigan vacation getaways, cottages, resorts, B & B's by the writers of the Michigan Vacation Guide.
Michigan Wilderness Areas: Lists and describes different wilderness areas in Michigan.
Michigan Private Campgrounds Directory: Features information on RV camping, tent camping, cabins and rentals.
Travel and Recreation (from michigan.gov): Features things to do and see in Michigan, trip planning tools, maps, and a list of great destinations recommendations.
Pure Michigan: Michigan Tourism: Information and resources for traveling around Michigan.
Michigan State Parks & Trails - Michigan Department of Natural Resources: Search for a Michigan state park, campground, or trail to suit your travel needs.
UP Michigan Travel: Travel and recreation in Michigan's upper peninsula. Information on lodging, hotels, camping, hunting, fishing, skiing, and special events.