Tag Archives: Maps

Map Making Resources

Standard
Image by Curran. Kelleher. Retrieved from Flickr. Used under Creative Commons' licensing.

Image by Curran. Kelleher. Retrieved from Flickr. Used under Creative Commons’ licensing.

I am not sure if it’s my passion for travel or the trained geographer in me, but, I am drawn to maps. The weathered, even torn, vintage variety seems to have the strongest allure for me.

A new take on an old classic are digital maps. So when I ran across a post by Open Education Database (OEDb), I knew I wanted to pass it on to my readers.  This summer, OEDb created a link for “Do-It-Youselfers” to 20 free open source tools and data resources to help non-GIS (Geographic Information Systems) users, create maps. Click here to begin!

Road Trip Tip!

Standard
Image by Road Trippers.com. Some rights reserved.

Image by Road Trippers.com. Some rights reserved.

 

Looking for a travel tool to help you plan your next trip?

Road Trippers is a free online travel planning site. It links you to published travel guides, popular destinations across the United States and related blogs.

You can cruise through this site by using the navigation panel on the left. To help narrow your search, click on the types of places/attractions (sports, entertainment, nature, etc.) you would prefer to visit.  The map of the U.S. will tag possible locations using color coded dots for each category you select.

Click here to begin  your search with RoadTrippers.com