Free Travel Literature
About the Northwest
You can obtain free brochures and other travel literature from many of the businesses and government agencies listed throughout the many pages of this web site. You may want to start your search with the chamber of commerce or the convention and visitors bureau of the city, state or province in which you are interested.
We also have listed below those specific agencies who advertise free literature on their web sites. The agencies offering free literature are organized by state or province as follows:
Web site of the British Columbia Lodging & Campgrounds Association, a non-profit trade association representing over 750 motels, motor inns, resorts, lodges, and campgrounds in British Columbia. A good place to start when planning a trip through British Columbia.
Hello British Columbia!
Most direct access to travel information from the British Columbia department of tourism. Offers information on "Travel Tips & Info", "How to Plan Your B.C. Vacation", "Getting Here & Getting Around" plus information on geography and history.
travel.bc.ca - Contact Us
Online order form for a variety of information, including a comprehensive "Accommodations Guide and Vacation Planner". This is the B.C. government sanctioned tourism web site.
Idaho Travel Guides and Maps
Online ordering form with pictures of the brochures. On the Idaho Division of Tourism Development web site.
The Flathead Valley
The Flathead Convention and Visitors Bureau offers a free brochure/vacation travel guide of the Flathead Valley in Northwest Montana.
Free Montana Vacation Planning Kit
Online ordering form for a choice of vacation planning kits, with pictures of the brochures. On the travel section of the web site for the State of Montana.
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The Glacier Country Regional Tourism Commission offers a free, full-color, 48-page Travel Guide of Northwest Montana complete with 300+ directory listings of travel-related businesses.
Obtain free travel information by mail or telephone from the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce by completing their online information request form.
Order a free guide, plan your trip to the coast and read stories about the coast on this website.
Offers free Vacation Guide for Southern Oregon with information on Crater Lake, Oregon Caves, lodging, camping, state parks, Rogue river, Medford, Grants Pass, Ashland, Gold Beach, Klamath Falls, Roseburg and Brookings.
Travel Oregon Online
Online ordering form for a free travel guide and other information. On the Oregon Tourism Commission web site.
The Bellingham/Whatcom County Convention & Visitors Bureau offers tourist or relocation information for Bellingham and Whatcom County via an online order form. Requested packets will be sent within one week, usually by first class mail.
The Kitsap Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau. 9481 Silverdale Way NW, Suite 203A, Silverdale, WA 98383. Phone: 360-337-0856; Toll-free: 1-800-337-0580. E-mail
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. 1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2500, Seattle WA 98101. Phone: 206-389-7200; Fax: 206-389-7288.
Seattle's Convention and Visitors Bureau. 701 Pike Street, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98101. Phone: 206-461-5800; Toll-free: 1-866-732-2695.
Offers visitor information including visitor guide, lodging guide, events calendar, and hotel reservation service of interest to both individual travelers and meeting and convention planners.
Tourism Alliance/Experience Washington
The Washington State Tourism Division web site offers two ways to receive free travel information on Washington State, including ordering online. You also can call a Washington State Travel Counselor at 1-800-544-1800. E-mail
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Pacific Northwest Haunts by Joe Teeples. This ghostly field guide lists over 270 haunted locations in the Pacific Northwest that ghost hunters can easily visit. Includes street addresses, photographs, and historical information about the spirits and areas involved in spectral hauntings. Order now...
Where To Find Hundreds Of Spectacular Waterfalls In Washington, Oregon, And Idaho by Gregory Alan Plumb. At-a-glance table for selecting waterfalls by scenic rating, form, how to access, best season to go and defining characteristics. To help you select, each waterfall is keyed for accessibility by car, on foot, or by canoe or raft and rated for magnitude and aesthetic value. Order now...
Fodor's Pacific Northwest: with Oregon, Washington and Vancouver, 20th Edition. Written by local experts, this guide has the latest information with expansive insights, illustrations, recommendations, advice and trip planning tools, such as easy to read maps, to plan your exciting adventure in the Pacific Northwest. Order now...
Hidden Pacific Northwest: Including Oregon, Washington, Vancouver, Victoria, and Coastal British Columbia by Eric Lucas. The ultimate guide with information on over 300 hiking trails, 700 campgrounds, and 200 beaches, parks, and wilderness areas. The book reviews a wide range of unique accommodations, including boutique hotels in Seattle, stone-and-wood lodges in the Cascades, and seaside B&Bs. Order now...
Lonely Planet Washington Oregon & the Pacific Northwest (Regional Guide) by Sandra Bao. Local authors, detailed maps, easy to use maps, parks and reserves, planning tools and at-a-glance practical information. Order now...
Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest: Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates by David Moskowitz. This book includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, northern California, Idaho, and western Montana plus maps. Order now...
Best Places to Kiss in the Northwest: A Romantic Travel Guide by Teri Citterman. Hundreds of detailed reviews cover the coziest inns, resorts, B&Bs, hotels, and restaurants in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, with all-new "lip" rankings that rate each spot's kiss-ability. Order now...
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