Yapta.com This site checks airline prices and sends an email alert when fares decrease.
SeatGuru.com This sites charts the best airplane seats. Weather its a comfortable seat that you are looking for or a window seat, this site maps out, gives diagrams and reviews seating of most airlines allowing you to decide on the best seat for you.
AirfareWatchDog.com Find up to the minute deals on fares including everyday airline-site-only deals and promo codes. These deals are verified by humans not computers, so you are sure not to miss deals that other sites may miss.
Farecast.com This site has tools that predict airfare and hotel prices allowing you to plan when to buy tickets
FareCompare This is a comparison engine that receives and processes the raw air ticket prices directly from the airline.
Kayak.com This site lets you find and compare prices of airline tickets, hotel rooms, vacations, and rental cars through their particular sites so that you can buy directly from the site. Kayak.com is a portal that directs you.
TripAdvisor.com This site lists reviews of particular hotels by guests who have stayed there. It also has information on flights, things to do, restaurants, vacation rentals and even has a forum.
Trekaroo.com This is a great site for families with kids, it lists kid-friendly hotels reviewed by parents who have stayed. It also lists vacation packages, B&Bs, activities, and more. It contains a blog by moms and you can post questions where you can get honest replies.
HomeAway.com If you want to rent a house for your next vacation, this is the site to visit. By searching through your preferences: kid-friendly, pet-friendly, near attractions, you are sure to find something directly from the owner, worldwide.
WeJustGotBack.com This site has a tremendous amount of information. It is especially good for families with kids. It reviews kid-friendly hotels, has expert travel advice, readers’ tips, best tours, playgrounds, vacation deals and more.
TravelSavvyMom.com A network of moms that review family friendly hotels, resorts, and vacation rentals all over the world, this is another great travel site for families with kids.
Since eating is essential, the next sites will offer great information on restaurant picks.
Yelp.com This is a local city guide where you will find information from night life to local services to travel guides, but you will find reviews and ratings from restaurants across the nation.
OpenTable.com Check menus, prices, and reviews from diners of restaurants across the US and overseas. Make online reservations.
Restaurant .com Through this site, find restaurants and eateries near you. Search by location and cuisine, and see reviews, prices, photos, and discount offers.
BreezeNet.com To find bargains when in the need to rent a car, search here. Search from multiple agencies to rent from airports in the US or internationally, all in one place.
Keep in mind that the cheapest days to fly are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday.