States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Here's a list of Mid-Atlantic region state travel offices.

Alabama // Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; 800-252-2262; touralabama.org.

Alaska // Alaska Travel Industry Association, Visitor Information Center, 2600 Cordova St., Suite 201, Anchorage, AK 99503; 800-862-5275; travelalaska.com.

Arizona // Arizona Office of Tourism, 1110 W. Washington St., Suite 155, Phoenix, AZ 85007; 866-275-5816; arizonaguide.com.

Arkansas // Arkansas Tourism Office, 1 Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201; 800-628-8725; arkansas.com.

California // California Tourism, P.O. Box 1499, Sacramento, CA 95812; 800-862-2543; gocalif.ca.gov.

Colorado // Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Suite 1700, Denver, CO 80202; 800-265-6723; colorado.com.

Connecticut // Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, 755 Main St., 1 Financial Plaza, Hartford CT 06103; 888-288-4748; ctvisit.com.

Delaware // Delaware Tourism Office, 99 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901; 866-284-7483; visitdelaware.com.

Florida // Visit Florida, 661 E. Jefferson St., Suite 300, Tallahassee, FL 32301; 888-735-2872; visitflorida.com.

Georgia // Georgia Department of Economic Development, 75 Fifth St. N.W., Suite 1200, Atlanta, GA 30308; 800-847-4842; georgia.org/travel.

Hawaii // Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau, 2270 Kalakaua Ave., Suite 801, Honolulu, HI 96815; 800-464-2924; gohawaii.com.

Idaho // Idaho Division of Tourism Development, 700 W. State St., P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720; 800-847-4843; visitid.org.

Illinois // Illinois Bureau of Tourism, 100 W. Randolph St., Suite 3-400, Chicago, IL 60601; 800-226-6632, enjoyillinois.com.

Indiana // Indiana Office of Tourism Development, 1 N. Capitol Ave., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46204; 888-365-6946; enjoyindiana.com.

Iowa // Iowa Tourism Office, 200 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309; 800-345-4692; traveliowa.com.

Kansas // Kansas Travel & Tourism, 1000 S.W. Jackson St., Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66612; 800-252-6727; travelks.com.

Kentucky // Kentucky Department of Tourism, Capital Plaza Tower, 22nd floor, 500 Mero St., Frankfort, KY 40601; 800-225-8747; kentuckytourism.com.

Louisiana // Louisiana Office of Tourism, Inquiry Department, P.O. Box 94291, Baton Rouge, LA 70804; 800-994-8626; louisianatravel.com.