Free New England Travel Literature
While the Internet is a wonderful resource for travel planning, printed guides and brochures are still handy for travelers because of their portability. They're often full of maps, discount coupons and other timely information which can be very handy to take along.
The Internet makes requesting information on your destination quick and simple. Here are some of the free travel resources for New England that you can request online.
The online order form for Connecticut's 1998 Vacation Guide is quick and easy to complete and submit and allows you to request additional information on the types of vacation adventures which interest you, whether you're looking for adventure, culture, family fun or simple relaxation.
Connecticut's North Central Tourism District has a variety of literature available for request online, including an Accommodations/Attractions Brochure, a Current Events Calendar, Fall Foliage Tours Brochure, an Area Map, and the Connecticut Campgrounds Directory. Using the same request form, you may also receive email notification of current events.
Use the brochure order form from the Greater Hartford Tourism District to receive information on attractions and activities in "the heart of Connecticut."
The Maine Office of Tourism allows you to use their brochure request form to specify the region in which you are interested, the time of year you plan to visit, and the activities which are most important to you, and they'll provide you with a variety of literature tailored to your needs.
Your free Massachusetts Getaway Guide is only a few clicks away! This quick and easy form allows you to specify whether your trip is for business or pleasure and the time of year you plan to visit.
The Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau has an online request form for a free Travel Planner and also offers other guide books that may be purchased using the same form, including an "Official Restaurant Guide" for $1.00 and a "Kids Love Boston" guide for $3.25.
The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce offers several free publications to help you plan your Cape vacation. Use the request form online to choose one or all of the following publications: Visitor Guide, Accommodation Directory, Golf Guide, and a Calendar of Events.
To receive a free copy of The Official New Hampshire Guidebook, with more than 200 full-color pages of timely travel tips, use the New Hampshire Office of Travel and Tourism's vacation kit request form.
Use the online Lakes Region Vacation Package request form to receive travel planning information for New Hampshire's Lakes Region and to request supplemental brochures on outlet shopping, lakefront rentals, summer theater and more.
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation offers a free Rhode Island Travel Guide. Once you complete their online form, you should receive the guide in about three weeks.
Order your free South County vacation kit and explore Rhode Island's southern seaside villages and sandy beaches.
The Smugglers' Notch Chamber of Commerce is happy to send prospective visitors a variety of information on this region of Vermont. Their online information request form allows you to specify whether you're interested in information about upcoming seasonal activities, local businesses, lodging in the area, or vacation packages.
Want to know more about the Basin Harbor Club, a historic hotel on Vermont's Lake Champlain? Email them directly with your name and address information, and they'll send you a personal invitation to stay with them this summer.
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