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Great Long Weekends TravelWise
Guests at the Lodge at Pico Bonito in Honduras are served fresh-squeezed orange juice garnished with rain forest flora.
Photograph by John Kernick

image: fresh-squeezed orange juice

Brandywine Valley TravelWise
Ozarks, Arkansas TravelWise
Las Vegas TravelWise
London TravelWise
Niagara-on-the-Lake TravelWise
Honduras TravelWise
Exuma Islands TravelWise

Brandywine Valley TravelWise

Basics

Getting There
Brandywinevalleyonline.com
Information on getting to the Brandywine Valley by plane—plus, links to information on train travel and car rental agencies

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T Worldwide Traveler
A list of state and city area codes

Determining Time Difference
Time and date.com
The current time and date in Philadelphia, PA

Checking Weather Forecasts
Yahoo! Weather
An up-to-date weather forecast in Wilmington, Delaware, including a four-day outlook

Brandywinevalleyonline.com
Information on the weather in the Brandywine Valley, including average daily temperatures and annual rainfall

Essentials

Where to Eat
Brandywinevalley.com—Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau
Information on several restaurants and inns

GetawayGuides.com
Detailed descriptions of several places to eat in the Brandywine Valley

Where to Stay
Brandywinevalley.com
Descriptions and phone numbers for Brandywine Valley hotels

TheBrandywine.com
Information on hotels, inns, and bed-and-breakfasts

How to Get Around
Brandywinevalleyonline.com
Information on renting a car

Things to Do

Attractions
Discover Brandywine Valley
Information on Brandywine gardens, mansions, and museums

Brandywinevalley.com
Lists museums and historical places in the Brandywine Valley

Cultural Events
Brandywinevalleyonline.com
A calendar of events for the Brandywine Valley

Recreation
TheBrandywine.com
Information on day trips within two hours of the Brandywine Valley

Brandywinevalley.com
Information on ballooning, golfing, canoeing, and horseback riding

Nightlife & Entertainment
TheBrandywine.com
Information on theaters in the area, with a link to Wilmington’s Grand Opera House

Shopping
TheBrandywine.com
Information on malls, antique stores, and outlet factories

References

Map Links
Brandywinevalleyonline.com
A map of the Brandywine Valley

Media

Magazines & Newspapers
The Delaware County Daily Times
A direct link to the Delaware County Daily Times

Philadelphia Inquirer
A direct link to the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Chester County section

For More Information

Travel Guides
Brandywinevalleyonline.com
Information on the history of the valley, as well as attractions, recreation, lodging, shopping, dining and travel tips

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Ozarks TravelWise

Basics

Getting There
Eureka Springs Visitors Bureau
How to get to Eureka Springs

Determining Time Difference
Time and date.com
The current time and date in Arkansas

Checking Weather Forecasts
The Weather Channel
Weather forecast for Harrison

Essentials

Where to Eat
Tour Arkansas
A searchable database of restaurants in Arkansas

Eureka Springs Visitors Bureau
Information on restaurants in Eureka Springs

Where to Stay
Ozark Mountain Region
A list of accommodations in the Ozark mountain region

Tour Arkansas
A searchable database of accommodations in Arkansas

How to Get Around
Eureka Springs Visitors Bureau
Information on transportation in the Eureka Springs area

Rough Guides
General information on transportation in Arkansas

Things to Do

Attractions
Tour Arkansas
A list of attractions in the Ozarks region

Cultural Events
Ozark Heritage Arts Center & Museum
A list of events at the center

Eureka Springs Visitors Bureau
A list of events in Eureka Springs

Ozark Mountain Region
Details on events in the area

Recreation
Ozark Mountains
Information on recreational activities in the Ozarks

Tour Arkansas
A list of recreational activities in the Ozarks

Nightlife/Entertainment
Tour Arkansas
Entertainment venues in the Ozarks

Eureka Springs Visitors Bureau
Information on nightlife in Eureka Springs

Shopping
Shop the Ozarks
A searchable database of shops in the Ozarks

Tour Arkansas
A list of shops in the Ozarks region

References

Map Links
Tour Arkansas
A map of the Ozarks

Media

Magazines & Newspapers
Northwest Arkansas Online
Links to a daily news Web site

Harrison Daily Times
Links to a daily news Web site

For More Information

Travel Guides
Tour Arkansas
Information on attractions, shopping, entertainment, state parks, museums, golf courses, and more

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
Information on lodging, dining, attractions, recreation, and more

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Las Vegas TravelWise

Basics

Getting There
Lasvegas24hours.com—The official website of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
Information on getting to and from the Las Vegas airport, including shuttle services, car rentals, limousine rentals, and bus systems

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T Worldwide Traveler
A current list of state and city area codes

Determining Time Difference
Time and date.com
The time and date in Las Vegas, Nevada

Checking Weather Forecasts
Yahoo! Weather
The current temperature in Las Vegas, including a four-day forecast

Essentials

Where to Eat
Dining Guide Las Vegas
Lists restaurants by location and food type with links to their Web sites

Golasvegas.com
A list of several Las Vegas restaurants categorized by food type

Where to Stay
Las Vegas Hotel Reservation Center
A direct link to the Las Vegas Hotel Reservation Center

Lasvegas.com
A Las Vegas hotel and casino guide with links to descriptions of each accommodation

Golasvegas.com
Information on several area hotels—plus, a search engine to find available establishments

How to Get Around
Lasvegas.com
Information about car rentals, limo rentals, taxis, and buses—plus, updates on street construction

In-vegas.com
Links to rental car price and availability, airfare finders, and limo rentals

Things to Do

Cultural Events
Lasvegas.com
A Las Vegas calendar of events

Vegasliving.com
Links to Las Vegas cultural institutions, such as Nevada Symphony Orchestra and the CCSN planetarium

Recreation
Las Vegas Leisure Guide
Information on billiards, bowling, rafting, flying, golfing, gyms, theme parks, tennis, and more

Scenic Las Vegas
Information on visiting Hoover Dam, Mt. Charleston, The Valley of Fire, and more

Nightlife & Entertainment
Golasvegas.com
Lists dance clubs, lounges, live music venues, and hotels with live entertainment

Lasvegas24hours.com
A search engine for Las Vegas shows and events

Shopping
In-vegas.com
Links to malls and factory outlets in Las Vegas

References

Map Links
In-vegas.com
A map of the Las Vegas strips with links to hotel and casino Web sites

Media

Books
Rough Guide Travel
Rough Guide’s take on travel to Las Vegas

Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet’s take on travel to Las Vegas

Newspapers & Magazines
Las Vegas Sun—newspaper
A direct link to the Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas Style magazine
A direct link to Las Vegas Style

For More Information

Travel Guides
Lasvegas24hours.com—The official Web site of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
Information on hotels, restaurants, shows, golf, recreation, and more

In-vegas.com
A gambling guide that contains game rules and links to a list of casinos

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London TravelWise

Basics

Entering London
United States Department of State—Bureau of Consular Affairs
Foreign entry requirements for the United Kingdom, including passport and visa information

Getting There
Transport for London
How to get to London from the airport—plus, links to bus and railway Web sites

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T Worldwide Traveler
The UK’s country and city calling codes—plus, dialing instructions

Determining Time Difference
Time and date.com
The time and date in London

Checking Weather Forecasts
The Weather Channel
The current temperature and ten-day forecast for London

Yahoo! Weather
The current weather in London and a four-day forecast

Essentials

Where to Eat
LondonTown.com
Restaurants sorted by type of food, location, and price range

Londontourist.org
Information on dining in London and where to find different types of cuisine

Where to Stay
LondonTown.com
Information on hundreds of hotels sorted by location and type of accommodation

Londontourist.org
Short descriptions of several different types of accommodations

How to Get Around
Soon Magazine
How to travel around London via train, bus, and cab

Things to Do

Attractions
Travelbritain.com
Information on some of London’s hottest attractions

Londontourist.org
Short descriptions of several London attractions and links to their Web sites

Cultural Events
Travelbritain.com
A London calendar of events

Londontourist.org
Information on theater, film, dance, and music in London

Recreation
Travelbritain.com
Information on golf, cricket, soccer, racetracks, tennis and more

Travelape.com
Information on golf, rugby, and soccer clubs in London

Nightlife & Entertainment
Travelbritian.com
Information on pubs, nightclubs, casinos, theaters, restaurants and more

LondonTown.com
London Town’s official pub guide

Shopping
Londontourist.org
Information on the different shopping areas in London and where to find specific products

References

Currency Converter
The Universal Currency Converter
Exchange rates between currencies worldwide

Map Links
LondonTown.com
A database of maps for various city areas

In-london.co.uk
An interactive map of London with links to hotels

Media

Books
Rough Guide Travel
Rough Guide’s take on travel to London

Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet’s take on travel to London

Magazines & Newspapers
The Times
The official Web site of the London newspaper, The Times

The Guardian
A direct link to the London newspaper The Guardian

For More Information

Travel Guides
LondonTown.com
Information on attractions, getting around, children’s activities, sightseeing, and more

Travel England
Information on accommodations, events, regions, sights to see, and more

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Niagara-on-the-Lake TravelWise

Basics

Entering Canada
Foreign Entry Requirements, U.S. State Department
Passport and visa information for entering Canada

Getting There
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
How to get to Niagara-on-the-Lake

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T Worldwide Traveler
City and country codes for Canada, and links to dialing instructions and time-zone information

Determining Time Difference
Time and date.com
The current time and date in Toronto, Canada

Checking Weather Forecasts
The Weather Channel
The current temperature in Niagara-on-the-Lake and a weekly outlook

Essentials

Where to Eat
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
A list of restaurants in the area, compiled by the Chamber of Commerce

Niagara on the Net
A list of restaurants in the town

Where to Stay
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
A searchable database of accommodations

Niagara on the Net
Information on local accommodations

How to Get Around
The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Information on local transportation

Things to Do

Attractions
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
What to see in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Cultural Events
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
A calendar of events by the Chamber of Commerce

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
A calendar of events

Recreation
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
Suggestions for things to do in the area

Niagara on the Net
What to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Nightlife & Entertainment
Shaw Festival Theatre
Information on local theater productions and festivals

Shopping
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
Information on shops in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara on the Net
Links to a list of shops in the area

References

Currency Converter
Oanda.com
Exchange rates between currencies worldwide

Map Links
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
Links to maps of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Media

Books
Rough Guide Travel
Rough Guide’s take on travel to Niagara-on-the-Lake

Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet’s take on travel to Canada

Magazines & Newspapers
Niagara Falls Review
A link to a daily news site

For More Information

Travel Guides
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
Information on accommodations, dining, wineries, event planning, shopping, and more

Niagara on the Net
Information on accommodations, dining, activities, shopping, and more

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Honduras TravelWise

Basics

Entering Honduras
Foreign Entry Requirements, U.S. State Department
Passport and visa information for entering Honduras

Getting There
Lonely Planet
How to get to Honduras

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T Worldwide Traveler
City and country codes for Honduras, as well as links to dialing instructions and time-zone information

Determining Time Difference
Time and date.com
Current time and date in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Checking Weather Forecasts
The Weather Channel
The current temperature in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, plus, a ten-day forecast

Essentials

Where to Eat
Honduras Tips
A list of restaurants searchable by town

Where to Stay
Honduras Tips
A list of hotels searchable by town

About.com
A list of hotels in Honduras

How to Get Around
Honduras Tips
Information on transportation in Honduras

Things to Do

Attractions
Honduras Tips
Lists of sights searchable by town

About.com
A list of sights in Honduras

Cultural Events
Honduras Tips
Event listings searchable by town

Lonely Planet
A description of events in Honduras

Recreation
Honduras Tips
A list of recreational activities searchable by town

About.com
What to do in Honduras

Nightlife & Entertainment
Honduras Tips
Information on nightclubs and entertainment venues searchable by town

Shopping
Honduras Tips
Information on shops in Honduras

Honduras.net
How to buy Honduran products online

References

Currency Converter
Oanda.com
Exchange rates between currencies worldwide

Language Tools
Travlang.com
Link to Travlang’s online language guides

Map Links
About.com
A direct link to a map of Honduras

Media

Books
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet’s take on travel to Honduras

Magazines & Newspapers
Honduras This Week
Weekly online news site

Honduras Tips
A magazine with travel ideas for destinations throughout Honduras

For More Information

Travel Guides
Honduras.com
Information on cities, ruins, beaches, currency exchange, and more

Exuma Islands TravelWise

Basics

Getting There
Official site of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
How to get to the Bahamas

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T Worldwide Traveler
City and country codes for the Bahamas, as well as links to dialing instructions and time-zone information

Determining Time Difference
Time and date.com
The current time and date in the Bahamas (Nassau)

Checking Weather Forecasts
The Weather Channel
Links to information on current weather conditions in Nassau

Essentials

Where to Eat
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
Information on restaurants in the Exuma Islands

Bahamas-Exuma.com
A list of restaurants on the Exuma Islands

Bahamas Online
A list of restaurants on the Exuma Islands

Where to Stay
Ministry of Tourism
An accommodation database for the Exuma Islands

How to Get Around
Ministry of Tourism
Information on traveling around and between the Exuma Islands

Bahamas Online
Information on traveling around and between the Exuma Islands

Things to Do

Attractions
Ministry of Tourism
A list of major sights and tourist attractions on the Exuma Islands

Cultural Events
Ministry of Tourism
A calendar of events for the Exuma Islands

Recreation
Ministry of Tourism
Information on recreational activities on the Exuma Islands

Bahamas-Exuma
Information on recreational activities on the Exuma Islands

Nightlife & Entertainment
Ministry of Tourism
A nightlife guide for the Exuma Islands

Bahamas Online
A list of nightclubs on the Exuma Islands

Shopping
Ministry of Tourism
Information on shops on the Exuma Islands

Bahamas Online
Information on shops on the Exuma Islands

References

Currency Converter
Oanda.com
Exchange rates between currencies worldwide

Map Links
Ministry of Tourism
Links to a set of maps of the Exuma Islands

Bahamas-Exuma
Links to a map of the Exuma Islands

Media

Books
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet’s take on travel to the Exuma Islands (Bahamas)

Magazines & Newspapers
The Nassau Guardian
A daily news site, with links to local news information on the Exuma Islands

For More Information

Travel Guides
Bahamas-Exuma
Information on restaurants, accommodations, activities, weather, history, and more

The Islands of the Bahamas
Information on where to stay, events, transportation, activities, and more

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