Databases & Websites by Subject
On Road Trip USA
A great site if your travel plans include kids. Many games, activities, and ideas to keepeveryone happy during the trip.
National Scenic Byways Program
Travel 96 diverse roads promoted by the US Department of Transportation.
National Traffic and Road Closure Information
This site offers free self-guided bike routes with maps and descriptions.
Road Trip USA
Features driving tours across “more than 35,000 miles of classic blacktop,” and covers such historic roads as Route 66 and the Oregon Trail.
Your online guide to offbeat tourist attractions.
Step into History
Over 550 places in the U.S. where you can see life as it was in the past. Click on a state to find places were a period from the past is revisited.
Theme Park City
This site features a directory of outdoor amusements in the US, Canada and Europe. It covers theme parks, amusement parks, water parks and zoos.
• Eating Along the Way
“The most memorable local eateries along the highways and back roads of America.”
• Traveling with Pets
Pets on the Go
This pet travel resource lists pet-friendly lodging including campgrounds and beaches. Travel tips cover air travel, emergencies and international pet regulations.
Prepared by Marty Krause, November 2010