The Cayman Islands has tourist offices in the United States, where you can get brochures and maps in advance of your trip. There are also tourism offices on the islands for on-site help.
Cayman Islands Department of Tourism. 305/599–9033; 847/678–6446; 212/889–9009; 713/461–1317; 877/422–9626; 345/949–0623; www.caymanislands.ky.
Department of Tourism. Regatta Office Park Windward 3, West Bay Rd., Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman. 345/949–0623.
Department of Tourism. West End Rd., North Side, Cayman Brac. 345/948–1649.
Department of Tourism. Owen Roberts Airport, Grand Cayman. 345/949–3603.
Brac And Little. Brac And Little is a useful, privately run adjunct to the official Sister Islands Web sites, offering lots of local news and gossip, photos, and often faster updates. www.bracandlittle.com.
Caymanian Compass. Caymanian Compass, the online version of the national newspaper, offers news, occasionally provocative commentary, event listings, weather reports, currency converter, photo galleries, interactive map, and the CaymanEye live Webcam. www.compasscayman.com.
Cayman Islands Destination Magazine. Cayman Islands Destination Magazine provides information on everything from airlines to accommodations, restaurants to real estate, with useful links. www.destination.ky.
Cayman Islands Vacations and Business Directory. Cayman Islands Vacations and Business Directory, funded by private-sector businesses, functions as a de facto Chamber of Commerce adjunct, with extensive transportation, lodging, dining, recreational, bar-hopping, and shopping write-ups, as well as information on everything from marine conservation to culture, weather to weddings. www.gocayman.ky.
Cayman Net News Online. Cayman Net News Online provides all the daily local news that's fit to cyberprint, with a helpful weekly Sister Islands supplement titled The Bracker and Little Caymanian. www.caymannetnews.com.
Cayman Observer. Cayman Observer is a weekly business-oriented newspaper with intriguing news items and editorials taking the current pulse of the islands. www.caymanobserver.com.
Cayman Restaurant Guide. Cayman Restaurant Guide is a fairly comprehensive listing of eateries with sample menus, maps, reviews, even recipes. www.caymanrestaurants.com.
Good Taste. Good Taste bills itself as "Cayman's definitive dining and entertainment guide," dishing out menus for dozens of restaurants, alongside articles on local cuisine and charts detailing which eateries offer children's portions, al fresco dining, water views, and more. www.caymangoodtaste.com.
Key to Cayman. Key to Cayman is the online version of a thick, stylish quarterly with particular focus on shopping, real estate, heritage, attractions, and crafts. www.keytocayman.com.
National Trust for the Cayman Islands. National Trust for the Cayman Islands is an admirable nonprofit institution dedicated to preserving the cultural, historic, and environmental heritage of the Cayman Islands. Its informative Web site includes information on programs, maps, events, and more. www.nationaltrust.org.ky.
Nature Cayman. Nature Cayman details the sister islands' rich flora and fauna on land and underwater, along with detailed coverage of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman history and culture. www.naturecayman.com.
Sister Islands Tourism Association. Sister Islands Tourism Association is the Web site of a business group that publicizes its member establishments on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. www.sisterislands.com.
Tourism Attraction Board. Tourism Attraction Board runs several of Grand Cayman's leading attractions and events, including Pedro St. James historical site, Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, and November's annual Pirates Week Festival. www.tab.ky.