December 29, 2010
1. Hug a tree in the Amazon
2. Cricket in India and Sri Lanka
3. Visit the new 9/11 memorial
4. DIY Wonders of the World list
5. Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico
6. FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, Oslo, Norway
7. Climb a ‘stairway to heaven’
8. Isle of Man motorbike race
9. Indy 500, Indianapolis, USA
10. Write a postcard
The Hawaiian Islands
South Pacific Tourism Organisation
December 21, 2010
Visit Costa Rica
Cancun.travel - the official travel information website
Brazil Travel Guide
December 18, 2010
December 14, 2010
Florida's Paradise Coast
Greater Miami and the Beaches
December 9, 2010
VisitCalifornia.com - Explore Deserts
San Diego - Vacation, Travel & Tourism
December 7, 2010
Arizona Tourism & Travel
December 6, 2010
1. Luang Prabang, Laos
2. Istanbul, Turkey
3. Oaxaca, Mexico
4. Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
5. Hoi An, Vietnam
6. Chiang Mai, Thailand
7. Tuscany, Italy
8. Fez, Morocco
9. San Sebastian, Spain
10. Goa, India
December 1, 2010
Here’s what our authors are talking about this December:
New York street food awards
Robert Reid, Lonely Planet’s US travel editor.
New York street food has long outgrown the hot dog. Just note the finalists of the 6th annual Vendy Awards, the city’s street-vendor competition. It’s less frankfurter, and more chalupa, vegan pastry, even ‘gay ice cream.’
‘It’s definitely not just hot dogs anymore,’ says Fares ‘Freddy’ Zeideia, of the King of Falafel and Shawarma in Queens – this year’s Vendy winner. ‘You only see hot dogs on Fifth Avenue for tourists.’
Click here to read the rest of this article.
October 14, 2010
October 13, 2010
Where to go apple picking on Long Island
Where to go pumpkin picking on Long Island
Apple picking & more – New York & nearby
10 good spots to view fall color
October 8, 2010
At CruiseTimetables.com you'll find schedules for cruises departing from ports around the world, helping you select the perfect cruise.
October 6, 2010
October 2, 2010
Alberta Tourism & Vacation Guide
Banff National Park - Banff Lake Louise
City of Edmonton
September 30, 2010
Tourism British Columbia
British Columbia Travel & Tourism
British Columbia Tourism & Travel Information
Vancouver & Victoria
Victoria, Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands Travel Guide
September 24, 2010
September 23, 2010
September 20, 2010
Atlantic Canada Tourism
Located on the far eastern shore of Canada, Atlantic Canada offers four distinct tourist destinations:
New Brunswick Destinations
Travel to Nova Scotia
Southwest Nova Scotia
Central Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
Tourism Prince Edward Island
Government of Prince Edward Island
Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland & Labrador
September 12, 2010
Canada Vacation Planner
Canadian Tourism Commission
Canada by Rail
Canadian National Parks
September 8, 2010
(under Family Vacations)
This blog provides information on destinations around the world for families that travel. They provide information on different cultures, family friendly activities and hotels.
July 27, 2010
Each Booked-to-Go Kit contains books, maps, pamphlets and usually a DVD to help you plan your trip to a specific destination.
Adult Harborfields patrons, peruse our online list of Kits or our shelves to find the right one for you!
We also have Mini Booked-to-Go Kits.
July 8, 2010
May 28, 2010
Perhaps the cruise-themed decorations will inspire you to embark on a real cruise vacation. In that case, obtain your passport, pack your suitcase, and use these resources to plan your trip. Many of the books and DVDs are on display this month in our Travel Center. The various websites include specifics on all cruise ships, evaluations of cruises by travelers, ways to obtain discount prices for cruises, information on life aboard a cruise ship and much more.
CRUISES.com: Cruises.com offers unbeatable cruise deals on 18 top cruise lines
Cruise Reviews: Cruise ship and port reviews from professionals and cruisers like you
LoveToKnow: Cruises: This cruise site has over 366 articles to help you set sail with confidence.
Cruise Diva: The online cruise travel guide created by the author of Fodor's The Complete Guide to Caribbean Cruises.
Cruises Inc: Cruise Specialists at Cruises Inc. will help you find your dream cruise.
Cruises Only: Experts will help you choose just the right trip from their selection of discount cruise vacations.
Geek Cruises: For those who thrive on life-long learning.
CruiseCompete: A free and anonymous service that helps cruisers find the best deal.
Cruise Critic: An interactive community of avid and first-time cruisers who enjoy the fun of planning, researching and sharing their passion for cruising.
The Cruise Web
Ships and Cruises
April 28, 2010
Wherever you are planning to go, watch on Hostel Video Guide up to five videos of each hostel, guesthouse, budget accommodation or lodge, so you can plan your trip and check-out where you stay before you leave on your journey. The advanced search function allows you to find videos for your destination or use the world map on the homepage.
April 21, 2010
Yes, there are convent hotels - but did you know, you can stay in genuine monastery & convent accommodations in Italy?
Since the 5th Century, monasteries, convents and abbeys have been hosting guests who call at the door.
Unlike a 'convent hotel', the monastery and convent accommodation made accessible to you is genuine - warm hospitality from the order that hosts you.
Monastery Stays is a worldwide web-based booking service for monastery and convent accommodation in Italy.
Information taken from and found at monasterystays.com
The Library also has guides on accommodations at monasteries around the world.
-Lodging in France's monasteries: inexpensive accommodations, remarkable historic buildings, memorable settings
-Europe's monastery and convent guesthouses
-Good night & God bless: a guide to convent and monastery accommodation in Europe Volume one, Austria, Czech Republic, Italy
-Lodging in Britain's monasteries : inexpensive accommodations, remarkable historic buildings, legendary locations
-The guide to lodging in Italy's Monasteries
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Travelers' Health
The CDC provides alerts, news, and general information about domestic and international travel.
Eurotrip offers an online travel planner for European travel destinations.
Go Green Travel Green
From green hotels and public transportation to local food and eco-tours, Go Green Travel Green is your source for eco travel tips, reviews, and news.
Vacation packages, hotels, and cruises are available for auction or purchase and include only properties that meet strict criteria for quality, service, and price.
MomsMinivan offers "101" ideas to keep kids and toddlers entertained on those long car rides.
New York Times Travel
The New York Times Travel section offers informative articles, professional photographs, videos, and destination guides for cities all around the world.
SeatGuru provides more than 700 airplane seatmaps from nearly 100 different airlines.
TripAdvisor® provides recommendations for hotels, resorts, inns, vacations, travel packages, vacation packages, travel guides and lots more.
April 8, 2010
April 6, 2010
April 1, 2010
March 31, 2010
March 30, 2010
Washington, D.C. Booked-to-go
Washington, D.C. Mini Booked-to-go
Fodor's Family Washington D.C. with kids
Fodor's Washington, D.C.
Frommer's Washington, D.C.
Very Washington D.C.: a celebration of the history and culture of America's capital city
Drive around Washington D.C. and Virginia, Maryland and Delaware
March 29, 2010
March 24, 2010
Pennsylvania Dutch Country Mini Booked-to-go Kit
Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country (Eyewitness Guide)
Fodor’s Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Dutch Country
March 23, 2010
Hudson River Valley Mini Booked-to-go Kit
The Hudson Valley & Catskill Mountains: includes Saratoga Springs & Albany
Moon handbooks. Hudson River Valley
Let's take the kids!: great places to go in New York's Hudson Valley
50 hikes in the Lower Hudson Valley
February 19, 2010
Campgaw Mountain - for children & beginners, 18 miles from the George Washington Bridge
Tuxedo Ridge - for children & beginners, 35 miles from the George Washington Bridge
Mt. Peter Ski Area
Woodbury Ski Area
Hidden Valley Club - approximately 60 miles from the George Washington Bridge
McIntyre Ski Area
Granite Gorge Ski Area
January 22, 2010
January 20, 2010
The 100 Best Vacations to Enrich Your Life
The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life
100 Great Wonders of the World
100 Best Romantic Resorts of the World
1,000 Places to See in the USA and Canada Before You Die
1,001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die
239 Great Places to Escape to Nature Without Roughing It
Fodor's Adventure Travel: thrilling getaways for the spirited traveler
Frommer's 500 Places for Food and Wine Lovers
Frommer's 500 Places to See Before They Disappear
Frommer's 500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference
Gap Years for Grown Ups
Immersion Travel USA: the best and most meaningful volunteering, living & learning excursions
Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel
Once in a Lifetime Trips: the world's 50 most adventurous, luxurious & memorable travel experiences
Top 100 Most Beautiful Rustic Vacations of North America
Ultimate Adventures: a Rough Guide to adventure travel
Unforgettable Journeys to Take Before You Die
Volunteer Vacations Across America
Volunteer Vacations: short-term adventures that will benefit you and others
Volunteer: a traveller's guide to making a difference around the world