Historic Travel Ads
The history of travel is mirrored in travel advertisements. Here are some samples that will make you dream of places you've never been.
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Advertisements tell you where to find the boat, or how to get to California.
They alert you to new services or new ways to do business.
Advertisements make you dream of travel to exotic places. Buy this ticket now!
OK, so that's a bit pricey; how about going to some place a bit closer to home.
Stay in an downtown hotel, or an elegant resort.
Go to Rome, or go all the way around the world
Go on a nice calming vacation. Don't forget your luggage!
Collections of Travel Ads, by Category
|Railroads [online now]
||Ships and Cruises
||Visit Beautiful Ohiowa
||Luggage and Gear
||And Yet More...
To dream is to travel; to travel is to dream. Remember to dream a little.