You'll find a municipal or regional tourism office in nearly every city throughout the country, often in small booths in central parks and squares, that are generally open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, often with a 1-hour break at noon. The Instituto Hondureño de Turismo (IHT), or the National Tourism Institute, does not have offices abroad but promotes the country through its website: www.letsgohonduras.com. Additional websites of interest include:
- www.bayislandsvoice.com: A monthly news magazine covering the history, art, culture, dining, development, and social issues of Roatán, Utila, and Guanaja.
- www.hondurasweekly.com: This English-language news site with weekly features, videos, weather reports, and news.
- www.honduras.com: An excellent full online and print bilingual guidebook to the major tourism destinations in Honduras, with information and maps that are updated seasonally by the Institute of Tourism.
- www.larutamoskitia.com: The definitive site for exploring La Mosquitia. Questions about when to go, how to get there, what to do, and what you will see are all answered in detail. The site is run by a nonprofit, community-based tour agency that leads multiday tours throughout the region and arranges day tours from individual communities.
- www.sidewalkmystic.com: An independent online self-planning guide to Honduras, with descriptions of highlights, travelogues, hotel and restaurant listings, and other how-to information.
- www.lagringasblogicito.blogspot.com: One American woman, an avid gardener who moved to La Ceiba in 2001, has been blogging about her experiences here ever since and has become one of the most followed English-language blogs in Honduras.
- www.guanajaguide.com: A basic online guide to living, visiting, and buying property on Guanaja with links to hotels, tour operators, the latest news on the island, and transportation.
- www.birdsofhonduras.com: Avian specialist Robert Gallardo, an American who has lived in Honduras for more than a decade, reveals a very detailed look into the habitats and scientific research regarding bird life in the country. There are hundreds of photos, trip reports, and dozens of other resources that will be helpful to any birder.
- www.sarahlagringa.wordpress.com: A Peace Corps volunteer details her day-to-day life from a village in Olancho.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.