Getting tourist board information right before and even during your vacation in Vancouver, Washington, can really help you benefit from the most up-to-date details about the region you are visiting. Perhaps there is a festival occurring that is new on the calendar that a tourist board can help you with.

The state of Washington has a great and highly informative online tourist board stocked with information to help you plan your trip in Vancouver and en route there. The site offers travel brochures, an event calendar, and maps. The interactive map is especially helpful when planning your drive into Vancouver; click here to be directed to the map. You may call them at  1-800-544-1800 with further questions.

The region of Southwest Washington has their own tourist board, the Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office. Like the state board it is full of helpful information and upon request they will send you a travel guide. The Visitor Center, located at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, focuses on Vancouver and Clark County and offers an event calendar and plenty of suggestions on what to do in the area. Upon arrival you can visit this information center at 612 East Reserve Street in Vancouver (just east of Interstate Highway 5). They can be reached at 1-800-832-3599.