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HOTELS ARE FOUND THROUGHOUT THE STATES. IN THE TOWNS AND
CITIES AND IN THE NATIONAL PARKS.
MANY OF THE LARGER HOTEL CHAINS OFFER HOTEL VOUCHERS.
THESE MAY BE PURCHASED AS VALUE SPECIFIC WHERE THERE IS
JUST THE TAX TO PAY OR ON A BASE PRICE SYSTEM WITH
SURCHARGES DEPENDING ON THE ROOM TYPE AND SEASON.
FOR HOTELS SITUATED IN THE NATIONAL PARKS IT IS ADVISABLE
TO RESERVE IN ADVANCE.

HOTELS NORMALLY CHARGE BY THE ROOM. RATES DO NOT NORMALLY
INCLUDE STATE AND CITY SALES TAX AND DAILY OCCUPANCY TAX.

MOTELS:
THESE ARE NORMALLY LOCATED IN OUT OF TOWN LOCATIONS. THEY ARE
BUDGET ACCOMMODATION FOR SHORT STAYS AND ARE GOOD FOR FAMILY
TRAVEL AS MOST DOUBLE ROOMS ARE FURNISHED WITH TWO DOUBLE
BEDS.

BED AND BREAKFAST:
THIS TYPE OF ACCOMMODATION IS USUALLY FOUND IN SMALLER
TOWNS AND HOLIDAY CENTRES. ASK AT LOCAL TOURIST OFFICES
FOR LISTS OF ACCOMMODATION.

YOUTH HOSTELS:
THERE ARE ABOUT 125 YOUTH HOSTELS IN THE UNITED STATES.
IT IS ADVISABLE TO PURCHASE A YOUTH HOSTEL HANDBOOK ON
ARRIVAL IN THE STATES. THE HANDBOOK DESCRIBES ALL HOSTELS
IN DETAIL AND PROVIDES MAPS AND DIRECTIONS.

HOME HOSTELS:
THIS IS ACCOMMODATION IN PRIVATE HOMES WHERE THE HOME
OWNERS AGREE TO PROVIDE ACCOMMODATION TO YOUTH HOSTEL
MEMBERS. RESERVATIONS ARE ALWAYS REQUIRED FOR THIS TYPE
OF ACCOMMODATION.
THERE IS ALSO SUPPLEMENTAL ACCOMMODATION PROVIDED BY
YOUTH HOSTELS. THIS IS USUALLY CAMPSITES AND HOTELS
OFFERED TO Y.H. MEMBERS AT DISCOUNTED RATES.

CAMPING:
SOME CAR HIRE COMPANIES OFFER CAMPING EQUIPMENT RENTAL WITH
HIRE CARS. THE TENDENCY IS TO USE CAMPERS, MOTOR HOMES
OR CARAVANS.

TWO CATEGORIES OF SITES EXIST:-
PUBLIC - NATIONAL PARKS, STATE PARKS AND STATE FORESTS.
PRIVATE.

RANCHES:
THIS TYPE OF ACCOMMODATION IS NORMALLY INCLUDED AS PART
OF A PACKAGE STYLE HOLIDAY SPENT ON THE RANCH. WITH THE
ACCOMMODATION THERE ARE NORMALLY NUMEROUS LESIURE ACTIVITIES.
RANCH HOLIDAYS ARE ALSO POPULAR WITH AMERICAN PEOPLE
THEREFORE IT IS ADVISABLE TO RESERVE IN ADVANCE. AT
MANY RANCHES. ACCOMMODATION IS NORMALLY LODGE TYPE
ACCOMMODATION IN CHALETS.

POPULAR CITIES:
NEW YORK | LOS ANGELES | SAN FRANCISCO | CHICAGO | LAS VEGAS
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