You could visit a travel agency online and have them do the ticketing for you once you have decided what you want. Many travel agencies now have a presence on the Web. Start with this site or do a search for your travel agency or one in your area:
You can print maps of the area, from a large scale down to getting from your hotel to a museum you want to see.
Maps can be found in a variety of places. Travel directories and booking sites will generally offer maps as a link if the site itself does not make the map. Mapquest is an example of a good map site: