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Advertiser Index : From the June 2005 issue

Advertiser Index : From the May 2005 issue
/ Source: Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel

Best of San Diego www.thewestsbest.comGet free information on San Diego’s best lodging rates and packages, including local attraction discounts. 

Best Summertime Ski Resorts www.thewestsbest.comGet free information on the best ski resorts to visit in the summertime, including vacation, lodging and activity planning. 

Best of The San Francisco Bay Area www.thewestsbest.comFree information on the perfect location to “Play in the Bay” and enjoy the San Francisco Bay, Muir Woods, and the Wine Country.   

Costa Mesa Conference & Visitors Bureau www.costamesa-ca.comCosta Mesa, located in O.C., The Best of Southern California is the undisputed dining, shopping and entertainment destination in Southern California. 

Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau
Experience the heart of Colorado adventure, with breathtaking mountain scenery, exciting attractions and wonderful accommodations.  Experience Colorado Springs. 

Colorado Tourism Office
Get details about exciting, affordable Colorado outdoor adventures at our website!

Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau Denver, the Mile High City.  Unique neighborhoods, museums, art galleries, theatre, nightlife and innovative cuisine.   

Best Western Pelican Beach Resort
BRAND NEW 180 room, family friendly oceanfront resort where there is “Nothing between you and the beach.”  Featuring 117 oceanfront suites, the waterfront North Ocean Grille, poolside cocktail lounge, old fashioned ice cream parlour, and the only Lazy River tubing water ride in Fort Lauderdale! 

Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands
Charlotte Harbor’s wonderland offers healthy good nature - boating, fishing, paddling and wildlife – along with pristine beaches and affordable accommodations.

Daytona Beach CVB
Enjoy 23 miles of glimmering white sand, golf, shopping, dining, NASCAR and more.  Within an hour of Orlando’s theme parks. 

Greater Fort Lauderdale
Grab a friend for a free and easy summer of 2-for-1 offers at Greater Fort Lauderdale’s best attractions.  Visit our website for details. 

Martin County TDC
Martin County, just 30 minutes north of Palm Beach, is best known for its pristine beaches Island, along with great fishing, boating and golf. 

Naples, Marco Island & the Everglades
Discover Florida’s Last Paradise SM Naples, Marco Island & The Everglades.  Miles of beautiful beaches, some of Florida’s best dining, shopping and more. 

Palm Beach County CVB
“$1,000 Worth of The Palm Beaches” free savings certificates.  Save on shopping, dining, sports and more.  Valid through 12/15/05.

Soothe your senses.  Awaken your soul. Explore the charm, history and traditions of Pensacola.

Resortquest NW Florida
ResortQuest, formerly Abbott Resorts, showcases the largest selection of vacation accommodations in Destin, Ft. Walton Beach, Beaches of South Walton, Panama City Beach, Navarre Beach, Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key. 

Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort on South Beach
The best oceanfront location on South Beach.  Luxurious oceanview room, lanais, and suites.  A restaurant that’s a beachfront art gallery.  And service that’s simply irresistible. 

Seminole County CVB
Seminole County.  Escape to the other side of Orlando.  Go online for our stay 2 nights get 1 night FREE offer.   

Sheraton Yankee Clipper Beach Hotel
The Sheraton Yankee Clipper on Fort Lauderdale Beach is renowned for its ship-shaped design, prominent oceanfront location, superior dining options and first-class amenities. 

Sheraton Yankee Trader Beach Hotel
An unsurpassed oceanfront location, world-class dining and outstanding amenities make the Sheraton Yankee Trader on Fort Lauderdale Beach popular among guests. 

St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area CVB
Legendary for its 35 miles of powder-white beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, St. Petersburg/Clearwater is known as Florida’s Beach. 

The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
Discover what’s right with the world: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. Florida’s tropical island getaway.

Lush green palm trees, white sand beaches and gently lapping azure surf.  Come.  Explore the Color of Florida.  

Augusta Metro CVB
We found this historic river city known for golf, alive with history, atmosphere & tastes.  We played Augusta, GA. 

Brunswick & the Golden Isles of Georgia
(St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island) Miles of beaches, fun for every age, great accommodations and beautiful year ‘round weather.  Come Coast Awhile!

Dekalb County CVB
Experience the festivals, fun and entertainment of Atlanta’s Dekalb County, home to Stone Mountain Park and Fernbank Museum. 

Georgia Music Hall of Fame
Sightsee a song at Georgia’s music history museum.  With interactive exhibits and kids’ “Music Factory,” it’s the ultimate musical fantasy. 

Stone Mountain Park
Family attractions, 4D Theater, the world’s largest laser show spectacular, festivals, spectacular mountain views, on-park lodging all on 3,300 beautiful acres.  

The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island
All-inclusive getaway.  Privacy, deserted beaches and 10,000 acres of discovery await on this pristine Georgia island accessible only by boat. 

Condominium Rentals Hawaii
Maui: Quality studio, one and two bedroom condominiums located on or near Maui’s best beaches. Condominium Rentals Hawaii.

Ilima Hotel
Condo style hotel studios one and two bedroom units all with full kitchens in the heart of Waikiki.

Napili Kai Beach Resort
Relax at this oceanfront, low-rise, Hawaiian-style resort on unspoiled Napili Bay, Maui. 

Sullivan Properties Inc.
West Maui’s affordable condos 1, 2, 3 Bedroom rentals.

Sunquest Vacations
SunQuest Vacations offer Kona’s best selection of resort condominiums and vacation homes.  Our inventory includes everything from ocean front studios to 6 bedroom villas. 

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay and Kona Bay Hotel
The charm of old Hawaii. Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay and Kona Bay Hotel Value Vacations. Room, car, free breakfast; Activity credits.

Nowhere near the beaten path.  Find travel opportunities for the whole family.  Recharge your spirit, not your cell phone.  

Bardstown Tourism
From My Old Kentucky Home and Stephen Foster – The Musical to vintage trains, Civil War history and bourbon, there is something for everyone.

Bowling Green Area CVB
FREE Visitor’s guide featuring one-of-a kind attractions.  Corvette museum, Lost River Cave Boat Tours, fantastic restaurants, shopping & lodging.  On I-65.

Cave City Tourism Commission
Cave City is the gateway to Mammoth Cave, Kentucky’s number one tourist destination. 

Danville – Perryville
Experience America the way it used to be: historic Bed & Breakfasts, winery, artisans, quaint shops, battlefield outdoor theater, world-class festivals. 

East Kentucky Highlands or
Breathtaking scenery, festivals galore, state & national parks, lakes, fishing, hiking, golf, entertainment, museums, crafts & antiques.  Bring your family and friends for a fun getaway.   

Henderson County Tourist Commission
John J. Audubon’s Kentucky Home.  Audubon State Park and Museum, thoroughbred racing, bluegrass and blues festivals, interactive riverfront fountain, historic shopping district, Sloughs Wildlife Area.   

Kentucky Bluegrass Region
Tour a restored Shaker Village, bourbon distilleries, historic homes, Civil War sites or the Kentucky Horse Park.    

Lexington CVB
Discover the Horse Capital of the World-Horse Farm Tours, Bourbon Distilleries, Historic Homes and Vacation Packages.

Maryland Tourism
Seize the day off in Maryland because there’s so much to do.  Go to our website to order a free maryland Travel Kit. 

Nevada Commission on Tourism
Nevada is a land of contrasting beauty.  Desert landscapes or alpine lakes.  Valleys or towering peaks.  Ghost towns or dazzling cities.  Take it easy or take it on.  Get your FREE Nevada Visitors Package.

Stonehurst Manor
The Manor is recommended by: The Boston Globe, NY Times, Ladies’ Home Journal, Manchester Union Leader, Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Romantic Small Hotels, “Travel Travel TV Show.” 

Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce
A place of timeless beauty and ancient secrets.  Come enjoy Carlsbad and set your feet on the path to adventure.     

City of Alamogordo
Alamogordo offers 350+ days of sunshine in the south central region of New Mexico, 100 miles north of Juarez, Mexico.   

New Mexico Department of Tourism
Where unparalleled scenic beauty, outdoor adventure, world-renowned art and cultural diversity rest under the same magical sunset. 

Beautiful mountain resort, live horse racing, delightful boutiques, golf, horseback riding, camping, hiking, museums, Billy the Kid and Smokey Bear! 

An Indian Pueblo, an art colony, a Spanish village, a world-class ski resort.  One destination.  Infinite possibilities.   

Lake Placid
Visit an Olympic village hidden in the timeless “Forever Wild” wilderness of New York’s Adirondacks. 

Black Mountain, N.C.
Enjoy the old-time charm of this antique & new furniture hub, the 1890’s train depot and crafts & artist studios.

Blue Ridge Mountain Host
Journey through the heart of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains.  Discover the culture, craft, music and wilderness of America’s beautiful South.  Free map and guide. 

Flat Rock Playhouse
For 53 years, North Carolina’s State Theatre has been thrilling audiences with Broadway musicals, comedy and drama.

Historic Hendersonville & Village of Flat Rock, N.C.
Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains offering unlimited outdoor recreation, family activities for all ages, shopping, dining, theatre, historic sites and districts.

McDowell County
The Natural Choice! Adventures include waterfalls, hiking, cycling, golfing, fishing lakes & streams, mining or visiting historic sites.

Mount Mitchell Golf Club
Vacation rentals available...nightly, weekly, packages...full service clubhouse with bar...meeting facilities.

Nantahala Outdoor Center
NOC, the most experienced outfitter in the southeast, makes it easy for you to get outdoors via raft, kayak or mountain bike.  Ask about our Mountain Adventure packages. 

N.C.’s Crystal Coast
North Carolina only has one Crystal Coast.  Its attractions are natural and uncrowded.  For your perfect vacation, try NC’s Crystal Coast! 

North Carolina Tourism
No matter where North Carolina’s trails and roads take you, you’ll enjoy a wealth of experiences that will make your visit here unforgettable.

Polk County Travel & Tourism
Historic Saluda, Tryon and Columbus, North Carolina, Blue Ridge Mountains, waterfalls, wineries, equestrian events, calendar of events, accommodations and attractions.

Smoky Mountain Host
Discover the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. Free travel guide and map. Come be in Peace.

Yancey County/Burnsville Chamber of Commerce
In the heart of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge mountains.  Small town charm and the highest peak east of the Rockies. 

Seven Feathers Hotel & Casino Resort
Destination resort featuring Nevada-style gaming, hotel with pool, spas, sauna & fitness center.  Four restaurants, cabaret lounge, RV Park & convention center.   

Pennsylvania Tourism
Pack your bags and hit the road in the State of Independence. 

Spectacular New England coastline, historic downtown district, opulent mansions, sunset sails, waterfront dining and great family festivals. 

Cleveland Bradley County
Just 25 minutes north of Chattanooga, find glorious mountain scenery, heart-pounding whitewater rapids, rich Cherokee heritage and a charming downtown.

Smoky Mountains
Townsend, Tennessee – The peaceful side of the Smokies.  Cabins, hotels, bed & breakfasts, campsites.  Arts/crafts, hiking, biking, tubing, horseback riding.  

Texas Tourism
FREE Texas State Travel Guide with over 260 pages of helpful information to plan your next big Texas vacation.

Country Inns Along the Trail
30 years of classic inns, gourmet food, beautiful scenery, and Vermont’s best hiking, biking and skiing.  Guided and self-guided tours.

Virginia Tourism
Meet Virginia. If you want to be a hero, introduce your family to Virginia, from history to the great outdoors.

West Virginia Division of Tourism
Wild adventures, wonderful relaxation and incredible value await. Plan your next getaway in the mountains of West Virginia, Wild and Wonderful! Free travel guide.

West Virginia State Parks
Escape to the mountains at West Virginia State Parks. Come enjoy scenic splendor, outdoor adventure, historical sites and much more.

Australia’s Northern Territory
Win a free trip to Australia’s Outback!  Create your own adventure to explore the Northern Territory, then enter the sweepstakes for your chance to win.  

Quebec Tourism

Discounted air and hotel beach packages to Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America.  Fast and easy online booking. 

Bolongo Bay Beach Club
65 beachfront rooms with complimentary water sports, two great restaurants and a terrific staff – a true Caribbean experience. 

Coco Resorts - St. Lucia
Coco Palm and Coco Kreole are St. Lucia’s newest and coolest boutique hotels.  We’re located in Rodney Bay Village, in the center of it all, with the best beach and more than 30 restaurants, bars and clubs just steps away.

Curacao Tourist Board
Curacao in the Caribbean.  Now through December 15, 2005 receive up to a $200 airfare credit from participating hotels.  For information call the Curacao Tourist Board.   

Elite Island Resorts
From romantic retreats to family vacations, Elite Island Resorts represents a collection of resorts on the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean.

Puerto Rico Tourism
You Are Not Dreaming You Are In Puerto Rico. The perfect vacation experience. Beaches, nature adventure, culture and nightlife.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Visit St. Vincent & The Grenadines. In these charming unspoiled islands you can truly get away from it all.

Tahiti Tourisme
Tahiti.  Exotic Tranquility.  Turquoise Lagoons.  Un-crowded Beaches.  The chance to reconnect, refresh and recharge.  Non-stop flights from LAX and JFK. 

Central Holidays
Discover Central Holidays’ EuroSavers™ All-Inclusive Motorcoach Escorted Tours and Cruises throughout Italy, Europe and the Mediterranean.  Also Independent Packages and Car Rentals. 

Eurail offers a whole range of European rail passes, as well as point-to-point tickets to suit all travelers’ needs.
Discounted vacation packages, hotels, trains, cars, tours to over one hundred European cities.  Helping travelers for the past 21 years. 

Rail Europe
It’s better on the train! Experience more of Europe - by rail. Let Rail Europe, the European rail experts help plan your next European rail trip. Check fares and schedules online.

Get natural. Switzerland has it all. Breathtaking scenery, snowcapped mountains with glittering lakes, traditional villages and trendy, fashionable cities.

The country offers archaeology, anthropology, reefs and beaches, nature and adventure and colonial cities.  Best attractions, Mayan ruins of Copan and the Bay Islands. 

Consejo State
Stay in a place that blends both history and elegance.  Yucatan, Only in Mexico.  

Los Cabos Tourism Board
Discover Los Cabos.  Rediscover Yourself.  For a perfect escape where mountains, desert and the sea all meet in perfect balance, book your trip to Los Cabos, Mexico. 

We are the Turkey specialists. Escorted tours to Turkey with great service at bargain rates. Customized tours are also available.

Adventure Center
Adventure Center is your source for affordable small groups adventures with innovative trips to over 100 countries. 

Eva Air
Fly EVA Air's unique Evergreen Deluxe Class.  Learn more and book tickets online. 

Budget Rent-A-Car
Budget Rent A Car is one of the leading worldwide rental car companies providing extra-value with great prices on quality cars.

Hyundai Motor America www.hyundaiusa.comThe all-new Hyundai Sonata.  With the most standard safety features in its class.  It’s a Hyundai like you’ve never seen before.    

Kia Sportage
Kia Sportage is a great and affordable SUV.  Finally, an SUV with everything is available to everyone. 

Pennzoil High Mileage Vehicle Motor Oil is specially formulated for engines over 75,000 miles.  Not just oil, Pennzoil. 

Thrifty Car Rental 
There's only one place to find our absolute lowest rate on a great car,  Book it direct...and Book Smart. 

Sophisticated, not stuffy.  Comfortable, safe, always fun.  Power to keep up with your life/  The 2005 Camry.  Moving forward.  Toyota.

Volkswagen of America
Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned.  Plan Your Next Road Trip.

KOA, Inc.
A system of 460 franchise campgrounds offering a quality camping experience throughout North America. 

Cruises Only
Call today for expert advice and the best prices on all cruise lines.  Recommended by leading travel writers and consumer groups.

Viking River Cruises
Experience Europe, Russia or China with Viking River Cruises all-inclusive itineraries.  Value-packed, cultural vacations feature gourmet food and included tours.

Windjammer Barefoot Cruises, Ltd.
Sail a tall ship to a small island.

The Treadmill for Swimmers.  Simple to install, economical to maintain and fits easily indoors or out.  Free DVD or Video!

America's Best Inn & Suites
America's Best Inns & Suites have become known for comfort, value and the attention of a friendly staff that cares. 

Best Western
Visit our website or call us to order our FREE travel guide featuring information on Best Westerns throughout North America.

Budget Host International
Stretch your travel dollars with quality accommodations at economy rates.  160 locations in 36 states.  Call for reservations and a FREE directory.

Choice Hotels
With eight brands and over 3,500 hotels in the US, Choice hotel brands have a great deal to offer.

Hampton Inn
At Hampton, enjoy our generous complimentary hot breakfast and 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.  Call us or visit us online.    

Motel 6
Motel 6 provides the lowest price of any national chain at over 850 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Omega Institute
Exceptional learning vacations and wellness retreats for personal growth led by world-renowned faculty.  New York, Texas, Costa Rica, and the Caribbean.

Visa USA
Pay bills automatically with your Visa card and avoid the hassle of writing checks, finding stamps and addressing envelopes.  Get started at

Go RVing
Pursue your passions In an RV.  Go RVing.  Visit us online for our complimentary new DVD or CD Rom

Coolibar offers the only clothing, hats and swimwear recommended for sun protection by The Skin Cancer Foundation.   

Transitions® Optical
The best choice for everyday lenses by blocking 100% of UVA & UVB rays while suppressing glare by automatically adjusting to changing light conditions.  

Cellular Abroad, Inc.
Affordable cell phone service for international travel.  Free incoming calls most countries, no bills, no contracts – only from Cellular Abroad. 

AARP Passport
Make the most of every travel opportunity with the New AARP Passport powered by Travelocity.  Sign up and book your adventure.   

Central Holidays
Central Holidays is a major Mediterranean tour operator to Italy, France, Spain and Greece offering escorted, independent and cruise programs.

Gate 1 Travel
Programs for travelers to Europe, the Mediterranean, Africa and Asia including independent and escorted services, private and escorted group packages. offers last minute travel as well as vacations.  Destinations Included Europe, Asia, the South Pacific, Central America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Intrepid Travel
Affordable Real Life Experiences worldwide – small groups, local interaction, responsible travel practices, great fun! 

Jetabout Vacations
Market leaders in customized vacations and honeymoons to Fiji, Tahiti and Asia.

Pacific Delight Tours
Exceptional journeys and remarkable values to China-Southeast Asia; Australia-New Zealand; India-Nepal; Turkey; Europe and Russian River Cruises.

Qantas Vacations
Market leaders in customized vacations and honeymoons to Australia and New Zealand.

Ritz Tours
Your China and Asia Specialist. Ritz Tours, the best quality tours at the most affordable prices.

Trafalgar Tours
Discover first-class vacations to Scotland while saving 40% versus traveling on your own.  Send for a FREE 2005 brochure.

Travel Impressions
Travelsavers help you customize your dream vacation.  Ask for Travel Impressions packages for the most popular destinations and the best values.