Guest Author - Charisse Van Horn
Summer is right around the corner and people will be traveling. By using official free travel guides for each state, you can ensure that you plan the perfect vacation and take in all of the sites and hot spots that best suits your needs. Each state has an office of tourism and it is here where you can find all of the best features that the state has to offer. Here is a listing of free US travel guides for each state.
Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel offers a vacation guide by calling 1-800-ALABAMA or by visiting www.touralabama.org.
Travel Alaska is your official resource for vacation and travel information. The website includes maps, things to do, transportation, and help planning your trip. You can order the free printed guide or view it online at www.travelalaska.com.
Arizona Guide provides travel deals, where to stay, and places to go. You can request an official travel guide to be mailed to you or view it online at www.arizonaguide.com
Arkansas Tourism is your official site with a listing of parks, saps, things to do, rivers, and more. They provide a free vacation kit as well as a number of free magazines and guides. You can find them here: www.arkansas.com
Visit California is the official tourism site and you can find plenty of travel tools, information, and things to do. You can also request the free California visitor's guide online at: www.visitcalifornia.com or by calling (877) California.
Colorado is known for its splendid scenic views and has plenty of activities to offer travelers. You can find many resources at the website here:www.colorado.com but you can also request an official state vacation guide along with an official map. They also offer a Colorado newsletter to keep you up to date on current events.
Visit Connecticut is your official tourism, travel, and vacation site. The website offers plenty of resources for those who are planning a trip, including visitor's travel stories. You can request a vacation and culture guide and sign up for their newsletter as well. You can view them here:http://www.ctvisit.com
Visit Delaware offers plenty of resources for tourists and vacationers. From history and heritage to outdoor recreation, you'll find plenty of activities to keep you busy. You can request your free travel guide by U.S. mail, by downloading it from the website here: www.visitdelaware.com, or by calling 1-866-visitDE.
Washington D.C.always makes an excellent vacation destination. With plenty of attractions and theaters to rich cultural and governmental history, there is always something to do and see in Washington D.C. The website provides an interactive visitor's guide. You can also request that the guide is mailed to you, or download it from the site in PDF format here: www.washington.org.
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