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Google Maps
View maps and get driving directions in Google Maps.

USGS Topographic maps
Discover a small sample of the millions of maps produced by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in its mission to map the Nation and survey its resources at this site. The USGS provides a wide variety of maps, from topographic maps showing the geographic relief and thematic maps displaying the geology and water resources of the United States, to special studies of the moon and planets.

Washington State Park Maps
The park maps show facilities, campsites and activities available at the different parks. Some parks have more than one map due to the size of the park or to show details like campsites or hiking trails. Then look at detailed park maps to help you plan activities and make campground reservations. All maps are sized to print on 8.5" x 11" paper. Maps are in PDF format.

Nature of the Northwest
The Nature of the Northwest and its Virtual Visitor Center offers links to National Forest home pages and provides information on trails, campgrounds and much more.

Tide Predictions
National Ocean Service give a daily prediction for the next six months for all main coastal stations in the United States, with variations for smaller stations.

Washington State online travel information
State information, fun things to see and do, accomodations and miscellaneous travel links are included in this official site.

Washington State Parks
Information, including maps and reservations information.

Washington Trails Association
Information on hikes and trails.

CDC Travelers' Health
Health resources for travelers in U.S. and abroad.

Classic 164 Currency Converter
Simple currency converter, including an historical table from 1969.

Fodor's Travel Online
Fodor's famous guide is now available on the web. Look for destinations, hotels, restaurants and more.

Statewide Traveler Information
The Washington State Department of Transportation pulls together lots of highway information on one page, with links to flow maps, traffic cameras, construction reports and closures. You'll also find an online version of the State Highway Map, aerial photThe Washington State Department of Transportation pulls together lots of hi

U.S. State Dept. (Visas, Passports, Travel Advisories)
Information on visas, passports, travel advisories and country Background Notes.

 Database Links

A to Z World Travel
Comprehensive travel database with tourist and cultural information on more than 160 of the top travel destinations in North America and around the globe.

Peoples, lands, customs and lifestyles throughout the world.

Global Road Warrior
175 country handbook for the International traveler, with a focus on business travel.

Travel eBooks from Gale
DK Eyewitness Travel Guides and DK Top 10 travel ebooks. View these electronic travel guides online 24/7 or download them to your eReader Device or tablet.

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