Sooner or later every genealogist's journey involves traveling beyond your home computer and the local library—whether it's to access records available only in your ancestors' hometown or simply to experience the place or time your forebears lived in.
This guide compiles Family Tree Magazine's best advice for on-the-road research, including the most important element of successful genealogy travel: planning. Load up this ebook on your laptop or ereader and keep our pointers at your fingertips throughout your trip. Safe and happy travels!
- Research trip survival kit
- Packing checklist
- Money-saving travel tips for genealogists
- Genealogy travel budget worksheet
- Planning a trip to your ancestral country
- Creating a family history tour
GENEALOGY LOCATIONS & DESTINATIONS
- Guide to courthouse research
- Nine libraries to visit before you die (and other award-winning repositories)
- Guide to FamilySearch Centers
- Visiting ancestral cemeteries
- Guide to Salt Lake City and the Family History Library
LIVING HISTORY LOCALES
- 10 museums where history lives
- National historic trails
- Top US migration routes
- Historic inns and B&Bs
- Guide to re-enactments
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