Geography & Travel
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This site includes basic facts for each state as well as links to state specific travel web sites.
CIA World Factbook:
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency provides detailed factual data, maps, and statistics on countries worldwide. Searchable by country or specific topic such as monetary currency.
Countries of the World:
Facts about countries including languages, ethnicity and maps.
Information is listed alphabetically by country and includes flags, maps and today's weather.
The Library of Congress provides social, economic and political information on countries around the world.
Flags of All Countries:
Information Technology Associates developed this educational site that displays the country flags in varying sizes for free use with appropriate credit.
Michigan newspapers, business information, news, travel, entertainment, sports, weather, classifieds
Find tourism information by location, area of interest, or season on the official State of Michigan travel web site.
Find the basic facts on any state in America.
U.S. Department of State: Background Notes:
These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
Since 1994 this commercial site has provided travel, tourism and relocation information for cities around the U.S..
Detroit event information, special deals and discounts and other trip planning information.
Geographic Names Information System:
The U.S. Geological Survey's database of physical and cultural geographic features in the United States.
Plan a road trip, get driving directions, and customize maps of locations of your choice, both domestic and international.
National Atlas of Canada Online:
This site designed for students provides statistics and maps about Canada's natural features and population.
This commercial site offers driving directions, road maps and tools for planning a road trip.
University of Texas Map Collection:
Large variety of maps, including specialized types such as population density, historical, and other themes.
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American Factfinder Community Profiles:
Compare housing, population, economic, and geographic data on various communities from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Money Magazine's The Best Places to Live:
Check out their annual survey on the best cities, compare living costs, or find statistics on more than 300 cities.
Find the average salary and salary range of a certain job title in any city.
Sperling's Best Places:
Search by your preferences such as climate, costs, crime and culture for finding the best place to live.
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This site provides information on seasonal events, links for trip planning, up-to-date traffic reports, and customized services for members.
Bed and Breakfast.com:
This corporate site serves as an online guidebook for bed & breakfasts and inns worldwide.
Bureau of Consular Affairs:
Provides customs information, links to embassies, and travel publications with tips for various populations and destinations.
Chambers of Commerce:
The U.S. Chamber organization provides contact information and web links to state and regional chambers of commerce.
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport:
Find a flight tracker for arrival and departure times, parking information, maps, weather forecasts and more.
Michigan Department of Transportation:
Find information on construction projects around Michigan, facts and figures about roadways and bridges in Michigan, and links to traffic and weather information.
Information for planning visits to Federal public recreation sites and making campground/tour reservations. Useful links to related resources including customized maps and state recreation sites.
If you're planning a trip this online guide to offbeat tourist attractions is sure to give you some interesting travel ideas.
Information about seating and amenities for commercial aircraft
Airfare, hotel, car rental, cruise, and vacation deals.
Current traffic information for major metropolitan areas in the United States.
Travel and Living Abroad:
The U.S. State Department provides tips for traveling and living abroad including travel warnings, passport and visa information, and how to handle various kinds of travel emergencies.
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