Travel

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Travel Websites

AutoEurope.com
Car rentals at over 7,000 locations in 46 countries.

Bing.com/travel
Formerly Farecast.com. Using historical data, suggests whether you should buy your ticket (or book your hotel) now or wait.

Kayak.com
Highly rated Kayak.com automatically searches hundreds of airline and hotel sites for the best price. Its handy "Popular Flights from" feature helps you find the best airline price from your closest airport.

RoomAtlas.com
Simplifies hotel booking, showing live availability, pricing, reviews, landmarks, and pictures on a rich, interactive map. Combines information from Google Maps, Hotels.com, and Trip Advisor.

Priceline.com
You name the price you are willing to pay for flights, hotels, and rental cars. Flexibility is important as you won't know the airline or hotel until you make your nonrefundable purchase.

TravelZoo.com
Find discounted prices for airfares, resorts, vacation packages and cruises. Sign up for a weekly top 20 deals newsletter.

 

Travel Guides

About.com/travel
Articles on destinations, travelers, and activities.

Fodors.com
View Fodor's travel guides online and access travel tips and indexes to hotels and restaurants.

TripAdvisor.com
Offers professional and personal reviews of hotels worldwide - including photos of the property. Purchases are made through online travel sites.

XE.com
Get the current exchange rate for the U.S. dollar and foreign currencies.

 

Cruises

CruiseCompete.com
Over 300 travel agents vie to give you the lowest price for you cruise.

CruiseCritic.com
Reviews, advice, forums, features, port profiles, plus find cruises that visit a specific destination.

 

Local Destinations

Galena
Visit scenic Galena, Illinois along the Mississippi River.

Illinois Bureau of Tourism
Find out what there is to do in Illinois including information about Illinois State Parks like Starved Rock, Illinois Beach, White Pines and other state parks within a two hour drive.

Indiana Amish Country
Many Amish settlements call Indiana home, especially near Goshen, Nappanee and Shipshewana.

Indianapolis
Learn what to see and do in this city which is just over a three hour drive.

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Beaches, biking, boating, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, hot air balloon rides, wineries, dinner theatres, festivals and more.

Madison, Wisconsin
The Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau has just what visitors need.

Michigan Lakeshore
Southeastern Michigan is home to many beautiful towns and beaches including Grand Haven, Holland, Saugatuck, South Haven, St. Joseph and Warren Dunes State Park.

Milwaukee
Learn about attractions, lodging, dining and events from the Greater Milwaukee Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Rockford
Rockford, Illinois is just a stone's throw away.

Springfield
Visit our state's capitol.

Wisconsin Dells
Water parks, tours and other attractions abound at Wisconsin Dells, just under a 3 1/2 hour drive.

 

Vacation Rentals

HomeAway.com
Search for homes in a particular destination, read reviews and check availablity of a property.

Airbnb.com
Connects travelers with locals who are offering a place to stay. Currently has over 100,000 listings.