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Libraries throughout the U.S. 

- a listing of Government and Public libraries of US 



Lodging on/near America's public land recreations areas

  • -  lodging Accommodations that "vary from rustic cabins and yurts to bed and breakfast inns and 5-star hotels. 


Magazine-sponsored trips 

  • Cooking Light cruise -  enjoy 7 days of relaxation and adventure with the Cooking Light chefs while experiencing Freestyle Cruising® at its best on Norwegian Cruise Lines. Participate in onboard cooking demonstrations, fitness activities, premium shore excursions and wine tastings. 
  • The Weekly Standard cruise - an opportunity for readers of The Weekly Standard to enjoy learning together while on vacation at sea. 


Motorcycle Travel 


  • Cycle Matters - Motorcycle Rides & Event Calendar
  • Horizons Unlimited - a web site out of the U.K. devoted to motorcycle traveling. Link starts you at their intro page, how to use this large site (5800 pgs. as of Sept '07)
  • Motorcycle Travel Network - "The only bed and breakfast network for the traveling motorcycle enthusiast". - a hospitality exchange organization exclusively for motorcyclists

see also:  1 | GETTING THERE by Motorcycle


  •  to find Recreation Areas with Museums / Visitor Centers and On-site locations that teach about the recreation area or location




Plan Your Own Adventure! / Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii - (c) 2007 Ted Grellner


  • State: 
    • To locate State Parks in your State of choice:  
      Do a search for "State parks in ...." and look at the official site for that State's park system.  Unfortunately, a government site used to exist that offered a clickable map of the States but it is no longer available.
    • To find a recreation area within the State of your choice: Just go to the box marked "State" and designate your state of choice, then click "search" to bring up a list of all recreation areas in that State. 


Personal Enrichment 

  • Omega - Mission: "Through innovative educational experiences that awaken the best in the human spirit, Omega provides hope and healing for individuals and society". 
  • The Crossings - A wellness resort and leadership retreat center in Austin, TX whose mission is to "provide experiences, in a learning environment, that expand awareness and support conscious choices by individuals, organizations, and cultures in the work of transformation and renewal". 


 Pet travel 

Books - Travel with Pets
Books - Travel With Dogs

see also:  Stuff - To Bring, To Do:  Child/Pet Care 


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