At the Library

Armchair travel books
Books for Ecotourists

Travel Guidebooks:



Tourism London
Tourism London site with many categories for local information such as what to do, where to stay, shopping, calendar of events.

Access to Travel
Provides links/information on accessible transportation and travel for people with special needs. Developed by Transport Canada site in partnership with federal and provincial governments and not-for-profit associations.

Bed & Breakfast Online Canada
A directory of Canadian B & Bs, this site includes photos, rates, and special amenities.
Tyler's On-line Cottage Rental Directory lists many Canadian cottages with photos, rental prices, etc. There is a fee to obtain the phone numbers of the cottage owners. The library  has the print edition that has this contact information.

This is the official travel and tourism website of the United States.  It includes an interactive map, links to travel booking sites and  links to tourism information for all 50 states.

Exchange Rates 
The Bank of Canada gives today's exchange rates for the Canadian dollar compared to any currency in the world.

This site allows you to choose from many popular cities or destinations in the  world. Once you have made your choice, you can consult descriptions of attractions, hotels and restaurants, current weather, and maps. Read comments from guests/diners as well as see Fodor's own ratings.

Information and Assistance for Canadians Abroad
The Consular Affairs Bureau maintains this site for Canadians travelling to or living in foreign countries. Be informed about safety and security conditions, health issues, visa requirements, etc..

Ontario ~ More to Discover 
A government site covering events, accommodations, maps, weather, etc..

Rail Europe
This site has information about getting Eurail passes and other types of passes for train travel and also has schedules for travel between hundreds of towns and cities.  It provides fares in Canadian dollars.

Road Scholar

Road Scholar is the new name for Elderhostel, a not for profit educational travel organization for adults.

Award-winning search engine that helps consumers research travel plans via the web. Includes recommendations and reviews for hotels, vacation packages, restaurants, and more.