Plan Your Summer Vacation With Help From the Library

travelIt may be hard to believe, but warmer days are just around the corner. Throughout the harsh weather of winter, you may have found yourself daydreaming of all the warm, exciting places you’d like to visit this summer. If you’re looking for travel tips or ideas for potential vacation destinations, look no further than your local library.

Consider checking out one of the following books on travel from the JMRL catalog:

How to Travel the World on $50 a Day by Matt Kepnes – A budget-conscious traveler who toured the world for eight consecutive years offers tips and secrets that can save other travelers thousands of dollars, including how to avoid currency conversion fees, how to find discounts and free frequent flyer points.

World’s Best Travel Experiences: 400 Extraordinary Places by National Geographic – An evocative travel gift book in the spirit of National Geographic Traveler’s acclaimed “Places of a Lifetime” features sumptuously photographed coverage of some of the world’s most transformative locales, from Norway’s western fjords and Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to Kyoto’s Moss Garden and the urban surprises of Denver, Pittsburgh and Vancouver.

1,001 Smart Travel Tips by Laura M. Kidder, Stephanie Butler, Kelly Kealy – Fodor’s editors, writers and readers share their best travel tips, in a book that includes online resources and strategies for everything from packing to staying safe to seeing the sites.

The Eco-Travel Guide by Alastair Fuad-Luke – An uplifting and empowering guide to earth-friendly travel by the author of The Eco-Design Handbook counsels readers on how to minimize the daily impact of commuting on the planet, profiles two hundred ideas for eco-travel vacations, and identifies travel products from hybrid cars to green clothing and equipment.

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Best Family Destinations by Kyle McCarthy – A five-star guide to hundreds of the best family-friendly vacation spots throughout North America. From can’t-miss historical sites to top theme parks, you’ll find rich cultural gems and fun opportunities for learning together.

Forbes Travel Guides – The library has the Forbes travel guides for many United States destinations, including the Northern and Southern Great Lakes, the Northwest, Northern and Southern California, New England, Florida, Texas, New York, and the Great Plains.

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