Monday, May 11, 2009

New Travel Resources from the Forthcoming Healthy Highways (Second ed.)

Here's an advance look at the updated Resources from the forthcoming Healthy Highways (Second ed.)

RESOURCES (In no particular order.)

AAA: Emergency number in all fifty states. 1-800-AAA-HELP
Better World Club: Environment-oriented automobile association. 866-304-7540
Disability Travel and Recreation Resources:
State and Local Governments On The Net: All state, county and local town websites. Recreational activities to weather maps.
Road Closures: Construction, weather, road conditions, traffic, etc.
Rail Travel:
Hostelling International-USA: Hostels, educational programs and travel advice. 301-495-1240
Green Hotels Association: Find hotels with an environmental viewpoint. 713-789-8889
Reserve America: Online reservations for federal, state and private campgrounds.
RV Travel: RV campgrounds and more.
The National Park Service: Headquarters 202-208-6843
Traveling with Pets: Dog-friendly lodgings, restaurants, beaches, attractions, and more. 877-475-2275
National Public Radio: Find public radio stations for your trip.
Farmers’ Markets: Farm markets throughout the US.
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy: National network of public recreation trails from former rail lines. 202-331-9696
Entertain the family en route: old-fashioned traveling games.
Festival Fun: Online information about festivals and events throughout the US.
Quirky America: Museums, festivals and destinations on the fringes of mainstream tourism.
Swimmer’s Guide: An international directory of full-size, year-round swimming pools open to the public.
Yoga Finder: Find a yoga class, retreat center or event.
Conversation cafes: Plug in to the local scene.
Weather: Current US weather or 5-day forecast.

Greening Ethnic Restaurants: Helps ethnic restaurants adopt environmental principals. 510-655-5566
Green Restaurant Association: Encourages ecologically sustainable restaurant industry and certifies restaurants that meet certain criteria. 858-452-7378

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