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      July 14, someone?

      Santa Monica Apr 3, 2014 at 5:59 AM

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      Hostels to stay in near Union Station LA

      Los Angeles Apr 5, 2014 at 7:26 AM

      Hello all!

      I am flying into LAX next Sunday at 9pm and I am looking for a place to stay until I get my AMTRAX train from Union Station up to San Francisco on Tuesday morning.

      I am planning to go straight from the airport to a hostel / hotel near Union station where I can sleep and recover from Jet lag. I want to stay by Union Station the following Monday day and night so I can be near by to collect my train on the tuesday morning.

      Does anybody recommend the best / cheapest way to get from LAX to Union Station on a Sunday night?

      Does anybody have any recommendations for places to stay near Union Station?

      I am thinking a cheap and friendly youth hostel?

      Also, what type of area is Union Station in?
      Are there any interesting places in walking distance?
      Coffee shops or parks where I can just chill for the afternoon?

      I really look forward to hearing from you!
      Many thanks,

      Milly, London

    • What to do in LA

      Los Angeles Apr 20, 2014 at 8:40 PM

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    • Information on transportation from airport to fishermans wharf

      San Francisco Apr 14, 2014 at 7:56 PM

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      San Diego Mar 30, 2014 at 12:50 AM

      can i take the trolly from the stadiume to the convention center and how late does it run,since i work till 12.30am

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      San Francisco Apr 8, 2014 at 7:12 AM

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    • Yosemite National Park and Sonoma and Napa Valley

      Yosemite National Park Apr 7, 2014 at 3:48 PM

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    • transportation to coronado island

      Coronado Mar 24, 2014 at 8:54 AM

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    • where to stay?

      Los Angeles Apr 18, 2014 at 12:44 PM

      hi am looking forward to going to los angeles this summer for about 7 nights and cant find where to stay. one plan i was thinking was stay in downtown LA (or somewhere around there idk ive never been) maybe hollywood or west hollywood for a couple nights but also want some good views cus i love to take pictures,and then stay in santa monica for a couple nights? probably not tho since that might be a little to expensive..plan on renting a car too because everything is far apart(so ive read)im a big tourist lol but i want to do all the stuff in hollywood,griffith park,go to staples center,santa monica the beach,the pier venice beach/boardwalk maybe see a movie at the beach,laguna beach bunch of stuff lol universal studios and anything else u guys might recommend? anybody know any hotels that offers the most value or bang for your buck.thanks


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      Carmel-by-the-Sea Apr 18, 2014 at 9:01 PM

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    • RV TRIP 1 Month

      California Apr 6, 2014 at 6:05 AM

      Hi all, I wonder if you can help ! Myself and my Family with 3 kids 13, 12 and 11 are coming to Califonia in August we have rented a RV and plan on doing a bit of sight seeing. this is our current planned trip, can I have your advice on if you think anything should change ??

      5 Night in LA
      Newport Beach area for 1 night 2 days.
      San Diego 2 nights
      Stay on route to Grand Canyon
      Over night stay Grand Canyon
      Leave GC for Las Vegas stopping off at Hoover Dam
      3 whole days and night in Las Vegas
      Death Valley Area 51 etc over night stay
      Leave DV for Yosemite 1 and half days there
      Move to Monterey bat stopping off at Sequoia National Park
      1 day and 3 nights in San Fran

      Also do you think we should book RV parks in advance your advice would be fantastic thanks Mike

    • Means of Transportation

      San Francisco Apr 17, 2014 at 8:05 AM

      What is recommended means of transportation for getting around SFO?

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      safe area to stay

      San Francisco Apr 15, 2014 at 2:25 PM

      Hi there,
      hope you can help!! I have planned a 7 night trip to Sanfrancisco in April Next year. There are 5 of us going so I needed to rent out an apartment. The only one I can find with the bedrooms and outside space in in lower Haight. Its actually on page and Divisadero. Would this area be safe to stay in and can we easily get to the main sights such as Fishermans Wharf and Union Square. I haven't been to SF since 1999 and then I stayed with relatives in San Jose so we just came for day trips.
      Kind regards

    • Puerta Azul?

      by gjwoods Online Now Jan 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

      Our family will be in the Palm Springs area in late March and will rent a home or condo. We're looking at some options in the Puerta Azul development. We're interested in having a nice pool that is handy and it looks like the community pool would fit that bill. We just can't tell for sure where this development is. Can anyone help us with this?

      2 Answers Jan 17, 2014 at 5:55 AM
    • vintage trailer park rental

      by duke11 Online Now Jan 1, 2014 at 10:08 AM

      Where is the vintage airstream trailer park rental located in the Palm Springs/desert area? You can stay there for a couple nights and Enjoy the stars and hang out. I seen it on a local travel show but do not remember what it is called. Any leads will be greatly appreciated.

      4 Answers Apr 14, 2014 at 8:41 AM
    • Where to stay in Palm Springs??

      by Cschell71 Online Now Nov 5, 2013 at 8:32 AM

      Hi! We are coming to Palm Springs from Alaska in Feb/March and without really knowing the area...just nervous about making sure we are in a good location. I found a great studio apt in Las Palmas but trying to get a feel for the area. We want to be able to walk to dining and some things to do...its just the two of us looking for a nice get away...maybe a round or two of golf... Are there areas to stay away from?? Just nervous with the older areas or anything around the airport because geographically those are usually questionable...=/

      5 Answers Nov 6, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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      Vegan Options?

      by kevinism Online Now Oct 28, 2013 at 10:19 AM

      What are some good vegan options for restaurants in Palm Springs?

      3 Answers Oct 28, 2013 at 2:44 PM
    • Renting a home in Palm Springs in January!

      by KWV12 Online Now Sep 17, 2013 at 11:47 AM

      What area of Palm Spring would you choose that is NOT on a golf course, IS close to town (walking distance?) and is a nice area? We have never been there and don't want to end up in an area that is boring or not accessible to town. If there are other considerations I am overlooking I would love to hear those too. Thank you in advance for any advice!

      4 Answers Oct 28, 2013 at 1:34 PM
    • Palm Springs hotel or Indian Wells resort?

      by dmj2001 Online Now Aug 29, 2013 at 8:28 PM

      Hi all,

      My wife and I are planning to go to Palm Springs for a few days around Christmas. Currently we have the Hyatt resort in Indian Wells booked, but we are generally debating where to stay. The first question is whether we should stay in a resort outside of Palm Springs or whether we would have a better time staying at a hotel in Palm Springs?

      We're looking for somewhere luxurious and super relaxing (most important). We will want to go out to eat and do other things, and we're not going to be golfing, which makes me think that maybe staying somewhere near the downtown area isn't a bad idea.

      If you would recommend going resort, should we stay at Hyatt, Renaissance, La Quinta, or somewhere else? We're a bit wary of La Quinta because we've heard that many of the rooms are worn down, but the grounds sound lovely, which is a big plus.

      If you would recommend staying at a hotel in Palm Springs, any particular hotels? I looked at the Willows and it looks gorgeous but it was just too expensive (I think close to $400 a night). The San Giuliano looked nice too. Does anyone recommend that or another hotel for a relaxing, upscale stay in town?


      4 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 8:30 AM
    • palm springs Christmas week with kids

      by suze49 Online Now Jul 10, 2013 at 4:08 PM

      Grandparents, parents and 3 kids age 6,3 and 10 mos. Where to stay?

      4 Answers Jul 11, 2013 at 1:28 PM
    • Tuscany Manor Resort, Palm Springs

      by Lilyb2012 Online Now Jun 18, 2013 at 1:32 PM

      Any one has been in Tuscany Manor Resort, Palm Springs

      1 Answer Jun 18, 2013 at 2:16 PM
    • How cheap are hotels in ps now that the summer heat is on?

      by Cyberpete2012 Online Now Jun 12, 2013 at 2:25 AM

      How cheap are hotels in ps now that the summer heat is on?

      2 Answers Jun 18, 2013 at 1:36 PM
    • Can anyone recommend a hotel where a 16 year old is welcome?

      by Melaniekatemiller Online Now Jun 3, 2013 at 2:43 PM

      We are visiting Palm Springs at the end of June, so far all the hotels I have tried to book are adults only. Can anyone recommend a hotel that will welcome a 16 year old boy and his parents? We are particularly interested in mid-20th century modernism? thanks, Melanie from Manchester, UK.

      6 Answers Jun 7, 2013 at 3:09 PM
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      First time visit !

      by Friskyfinn Online Now May 1, 2012 at 1:59 PM

      We're stopping in Palms Springs on our first trip to California this July coming. We have 15 & 17 yr old teenagers with us. What are the 'musts' of Palms Springs? We only have 2 days!!!!

      20 Answers May 4, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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      Health Foods Grocery Stores in Palm Springs/Palm Desert/Indio area?

      by rudysmom626 Online Now Apr 5, 2012 at 6:05 PM

      Hi guys!

      I'm headed to Palm Desert for the Coachella Music Festival next weekend... last year, I stayed in La Quinta at the Embassy Suites, which was next to a Fresh & Easy, so that was perfect.... this year, I'm staying at the JW Marriott in Palm Desert - I've heard it's really nice and fun, but I was wondering if anyone could suggest a Whole Foods like grocery store in the Palm Springs/ Palm Desert/ Indio area? I've given up dairy and it's really hard to find some dairy alternatives in regular grocery stores! Thanks so much for your help!

      Also, would love a suggestion for a yummy brunch place and a good sandwich shop! Thanks guys!

      2 Answers Apr 6, 2012 at 10:05 AM
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      Day trip from Palm Springs

      by lemonpie Online Now Sep 19, 2011 at 4:23 PM

      We will be in Palm Springs soon and would like to take a day trip from PS. We have looked at a map and feel like we are overlooking something. 2-3 hours is the most we would like to drive. Any suggstions? Thank you.

      7 Answers Sep 21, 2011 at 9:40 PM
    • California Desert Area

      by slquig Online Now Sep 18, 2011 at 5:46 PM

      My husband and I are planning a trip to the desert area at the end of October and are having trouble deciding the best 4 star hotel to pick. If anyone is familiar with the hotels out there, we are trying to decide between these three:

      JW Marriott Palm Desert
      Riviera Palm Springs
      Rancho Las Palmas Resort

      Would appreciate comments on if the hotel has been updated, how good the pool is, how close to shopping, etc. Kids would obviously be in school at the time of our trip, but we don't want a place that really caters too much to just families.

      4 Answers Sep 21, 2011 at 9:49 PM
    • Vacation rentals

      by marhb Online Now Jul 22, 2011 at 6:27 PM

      Hi - new to Virtual tourist.
      I'm from Canada and my husband and I are looking to rent a 1 b/r condo that is economically priced for the month of February. We don't need luxury but don't want to live in a dive either. Have looked at Palm Springs Villas and Sandstone villas. Are these decent places? Would it be windy at PS Villas in February? Any other suggestions on rental properties would be appreciated.

      Thanks a bunch.

      4 Answers Jul 23, 2011 at 2:46 PM
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      Palm Springs Station 5:00 AM

      by AussieRoss Online Now May 13, 2011 at 7:02 PM

      Hi all,
      Guy from down under, just planning my trip to the states next year.

      Would love to take the Texas Eagle train from San Antonio to Palm Springs but it arrives (as far as I can see) at 5:00am. As I understand it the train station is a fair distance away from the city.

      How can I get from the station to town at that time of day, and where can I go to pass time safely (with suitcases) until either my accomodation or hire car company opens for the day?

      Any help would be appreciated.

      6 Answers May 14, 2011 at 5:58 AM
    • Palm Spring members and their knowledge of the Viceroy hotel

      by galucci Online Now Jan 21, 2011 at 8:21 PM

      We are going to Palm Springs for the first time in the last part of February and plan to stay at the Viceroy Resort Hotel and Spa. Up until now the staff have been extremely helpful in guiding our trip plans and have also told me so much about Palm Springs and what it might be like to actually live there because I indicated that I was considering this as an option. Therefore rather than just read the reviews for this hotel I thought it might be helpful for our local Palm Springs area members give their feelings and knowledge of the Viceroy because I believe they seem to know this "oasis" really well.

      2 Answers Jan 21, 2011 at 8:44 PM
    • Cheap golf in PS??

      by TarantulaFan Online Now Jan 17, 2011 at 10:37 AM

      Our extended family are visiting in March and would like to get a couple of rounds in - for senior, adult and youths. I see that the Bel Air is reasonably priced, but can't find any others that we can afford. And we need rentals. Any suggestions? We don't mind driving off the beaten path.

      We are currently buried under loads of snow and minus 36 C with windchill, so we aren't fussy about the courses! They all look fabulous.

      2 Answers Jan 17, 2011 at 6:23 PM
    • soon to be a new resident!

      by palmspringbound Online Now Apr 22, 2010 at 1:48 PM

      Hi.. I will be moving to the palm springs area soon, and trying to find a house to rent or buy. Is there area's that I should try and avoid? I would like to find a "deal" on a house, and see lots of forclosures avail in cathedral city. Is this a safe area to buy? Thanks for any help.

      11 Answers May 13, 2010 at 10:19 AM
    • 36 hours in Palm Springs / Joshua Tree NP in August

      by chrisswfc Online Now Mar 7, 2010 at 12:40 PM

      Hello. Will be spending 1.5 days in Joshua Tree NP and perhaps spending the night in Palm Springs... looking for advice on what to do and see, and if Palm Springs is a nice place to spend the night....Thanks!

      2 Answers Mar 8, 2010 at 7:31 AM
    • Hiking San Jacinto in March

      by jlt1954 Online Now Mar 6, 2010 at 2:31 PM

      We will be visiting next week March 11 & 12. We plan on taking the tram to the top of San Jacinto. We have heard we will need snowshoes. Can yourent them at top. What do you need to wear to use the snowshoes? we have hiked all over Yosemite and Yellowstone and love to visit your beuatiful West. We are from SC.

      1 Answer Mar 7, 2010 at 12:17 AM
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      by HELEN Online Now Feb 2, 2010 at 2:13 PM

      I will be spending a weekend in Palm Spring in the middle of February. Can anyone please recommend any good hikes in the area?

      Thank you in advance!

      6 Answers Feb 2, 2010 at 5:31 PM
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      Family-friendly place to stay in Palm Springs

      by welbourn3 Online Now Jan 10, 2010 at 5:57 PM

      We have bought our plane tickets and are heading to Palm Springs in March! Most of that time will be spent in Joshua Tree and Death Valley. But we need to stay in Palm Springs for one night before we leave (we are using that airport). Many of the mid-range places I have been looking at get some terrible reviews about "creepy people", "Trashy surroundings", or "drunken loitering".
      We have an eleven year old and a twenty year old daughter. We just want to chill, swim, and may be walk around a bit before we head back east. Any suggestions?

      9 Answers Feb 19, 2010 at 5:43 PM
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      Grocery Shopping

      by welbourn3 Online Now Nov 16, 2009 at 7:41 AM

      We will be traveling to Joshua Tree National Park this spring. Because we'll be flying into the airport in Palm Springs I wondered whether we should buy groceries in Palm Springs, or in the Joshua Tree/29 Palms area? Is there a big difference in price?

      7 Answers Nov 16, 2009 at 1:12 PM
    • Bachelorette party

      by dulcita224 Online Now Aug 31, 2009 at 12:16 PM

      I will be hosting a Bacholerette Party on the Weekend of Oct. 3rd, any suggestions as to where 7-9 girls can go to have an awesome ladies night?

    • tram

      by arniemg69 Online Now Aug 30, 2009 at 1:18 PM

      what are the dates the tram is closed in sept?

      1 Answer Aug 30, 2009 at 2:48 PM
    • Best "Party Pool"?

      by ttinco Online Now Apr 4, 2009 at 6:49 PM

      Any recommendations for a hotel/resort with a wild & crazy pool scene?

      Water volleyball would be a plus, but is far from necessary.

      1 Answer Jul 15, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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      Wind Farm Tour

      by topgunn Online Now Mar 30, 2008 at 3:01 PM

      Does anyone have any recommendations for a wind farm tour around Palm Springs? Cheers

      1 Answer Apr 1, 2008 at 6:58 PM
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      back again!!!

      by sazkia Online Now Mar 14, 2008 at 3:09 PM

      Hi, back again!!

      I've noticed that hotels are either near W Arenas Rd such as Desert Hills Hotel, or lower down on E palm canyon drive, such as Desert Riviera Hotel.

      Where would you advise to stay that is near everything?
      Thanks for your help

      S x

      13 Answers Apr 2, 2008 at 5:15 PM
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      by sazkia Online Now Mar 9, 2008 at 6:26 AM

      Hello there!

      Anyone got any advice on some nice hotels in Palm Springs that is situated in a good location? I'm staying there during the summer for a few days.

      Also do you know any nice places to go out at night?

      Thanks Sarah xx

      2 Answers Mar 9, 2008 at 3:33 PM