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The U.S. State Department provides a report for each country including information about the country's government, history, demographics, geography, economy, condition, and foreign relations. The reports are arranged by region, then country.
Gives basic geographic, economic, and political data and vital statistics for every country in the world.
A great website for students and those interested in learning about other cultures.  There is a rich variety of information about American cultures in addition to foreign ones.
Search for places in the United States by feature, state or county name; feature type; population or elevation range. Returns detailed geographical data for each region found.
1 million place names representing approximately 900,000 places.
Provides distance between cities worldwide.
Includes maps from the Library of Congress Map Collection covering historical U.S. and world maps, environmental, transportation, city & town maps.
Map an address; search yellow pages, Canadian maps and world maps.
Street maps of U.S and the world.
This site include geography education, a mini-encyclopedia, photography, and printable maps.
Includes Arkansas maps, Civil War maps, and more.
Basic facts about the states.
The U.S. Geological Survey provides geographic names information, mapping products and services, and resources for teachers.
Part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOS is the author of and source for nautical and aeronautical charts for the U.S., and a principal advocate for coastal and ocean science, management, response, restoration, and navigation.
Includes world and local maps.

Country Information
Comprehensive site for country information.
A guide to disease outbreaks worldwide as well as recommended vaccinations and health precautions for travelers.
Outdoor Recreation
Official Web site for the US National Park Service. Has links to other web services which include national parks, historic monuments and state parks. Includes WAIS search so that information on flora, fauna, geology etc may be searched. provides online access to all of the campground listings that appear in the printed pages of the Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory.
Travel Guides
This website, published quarterly by the U.S. Department of State, has the names of the ambassadors and staffs of all foreign embassies located in Washington, DC.
This website, compiled by the U.S. Department of State with the full cooperation of the foreign missions in Washington,  contains the consular offices' addresses, phone numbers, and consul names.  
Basic destination information from their guidebooks, covering about 65 countries and eight cities.
Content includes full text descriptions form the Rough Guides books.
Sunday is a travel related site that enables visitors to link to several travel related services and compare prices. After you have compared prices and checked availability you can even make your reservations online.
The United Nations website includes articles on peace and security, development, human rights, humanitarian affairs, and international law.  There is also information about the UN's history and organizational structure.
Travel Planning
Official site for Amtrak.
The official website of the Natural State.
A key travel resource for those age 55 and over.
A one-stop travel site.
Visa requirements for U.S. travelers visiting other countries.
Includes schedules and fare information for most Greyhound routes.
Useful information for the budget traveler.
Travelers can be better aware of what kind of road conditions to expect when traveling by navigating to I DriveArkansas. is the first, low-cost, express bus service to offer city center-to-city center travel for as low as $1 via the Internet.
A one-stop travel site.
Passport information including "How To Apply" and help links.
A one-stop travel site.
Travlang offers both language and travel related services.
Unbiased reviews on cities, hotels, and attractions in North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the South Pacific.
Travel Publication
Information and advice for travelers leaving from or returning to the United States.