Both publications provide useful, basic country information about people, populations, economy, government, politics, and a brief history.
Provides information on over 100 countries, which describes and analyzes the political, economic, and social aspects of each country.
Apply for a Passport and Travel Publications from the Dept. of State
Get the info you need to apply for a passport then read about the countries you plan to visit.
The Centers for Disease Control present this resource for people traveling to other countries. Health information is provided for specific countries, including travel notices in effect. Staying healthy during your trip is also listed. The Yellow Book for Health professionals is provided as well.
Search national recreation areas by state, or by activity such as hiking, boating, or fishing.
Per Diem Travel Rates
From the General Services Administration of the US government. Find out what the travel allowance rates are for the Government traveler.