- This website for AAA Northern California (formerly CSAA) provides lots of free information on
automotive topics, including emergency information. For Club members
there is access to travel services such as Triptik information and travel packages.
- Comparison shop over a hundred travel sites for cheap fares and other deals on air travel, hotels, event tickets, and more.
World's Travel Page
- Badly organized but has some real gems
here - information on ticketing, travel destinations, air
carrier regulations, travel publishers, and more.
- Condé Nast's gateway travel site.
Arthur Frommer's Online Budget
- If you love to travel
cheaply, this site is the place to start. You can
subscribe to a daily
mailer for up-to-the-minute travel bargains. You'll also
find reviews, vacation ideas, and travel tips.
Hotels and Travel on the
- Hotels, airlines, airports, references, and services (rentals,
exchanges, business travel, tours, travel agencies, etc.) There's a great
collection of links to maps for each geographic site.
- Microsoft spinoff company provides resources for planning and booking travel.
Another gateway site for planning, reservations and discount
Check flight times and schedules. You can also book discount travel
Government Travel Information
- Maps, historical information, visitor
information for all of the National Parks, National Historic Sites and
National Preservation Areas. Most, if not all, of the information you
need to plan your trip. Many park descriptions include links to reservation services for campgrounds,
tours, or lodging.
of the U.S. Department of State, this efficient online government service
lets you download a passport application, get a list of passport office
locations, and find out what else you need to get that little blue
& Consular Information Sheets
- Travel Warnings are issued when the
State Department decides, based on all relevant information, to recommend
that Americans avoid travel to a certain country. Consular Information
Sheets are available for every country of the world.
Often a mine of
travel information in themselves, you can also order books from them.
Local Transit Information
- Bay Area Transit Information from 511.org
- Ferries, Buses, Trains, and more -- including Golden Gate Transit, Santa
Rosa, Cloverdale, and Petaluma buses. Route maps and schedule information on all local
transit services for the Bay Area, which is broadly defined to include most
of Northern California. Highly recommended.
Sonoma County Transit
Purchase your bus pass online. Bus routes and schedules, customer
service, and lost & found information. Learn about the paratransit service
and bikes on buses too.
Santa Rosa Transit & Parking
Santa Rosa CityBus, city parking garages, Bike or Walk to Work Week.
Golden Gate Transit
Bus, ferry, and Golden Gate Bridge information.
Sonoma County Transportation Authority
- Bike, rail, road, and transit information for Sonoma-Marin.
Information on road work, road closings, seismic retrofits, current road conditions.