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    • Carmel by the sea dos and don'ts?

      Carmel-by-the-Sea 49 minutes ago

      We will be in Carmel next week , is it true that ladies should not wear high heels?
      Anything else we need to bear in mind apart from ......if you see Clint ,do not even look at him just mind one's own business!

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    • Travel between devore heights and santa monica

      Devore Heights Apr 12, 2014 at 1:51 PM

      Is there a commuter train between devore heights and santa monica?

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      July 14, someone?

      Santa Monica Apr 3, 2014 at 5:59 AM

      then i´ll staying in santa monica in July, someone will be there??

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    • Brazil and the WORLD CUP

      California Mar 28, 2014 at 9:06 PM

      Anyone from the bay area planning to go to the world cup in Brazil this year? or is planning to be in Brazil in June?
      I'm looking for a group of people to go with!

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    • Itinerary - Muir Woods

      Muir Woods National Monument Mar 25, 2014 at 6:32 AM

      I have looked at the NPS and various other guides but none of them seem to have conclusive information as to where the giant Redwoods are located - from what I understand they are located in and around Fern Woods/Mill Valley. Any suggestions please

      Many thanks

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    • Where to park/leave my bicycle?

      San Francisco Mar 22, 2014 at 5:08 PM

      I'm renting a bike in SF and if I were to go inside a store or restaurant where would I leave it?
      I'm planning to eat lunch in chinatown so what do I do with my bike?

      Thanks

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    • I need to kayak

      Lake Elsinore Mar 19, 2014 at 1:00 AM

      Will I be able to kayak on the lake? Also, is there a fee?

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    • Car needed in Anaheim?

      Anaheim Mar 24, 2014 at 8:56 AM

      We are heading to the NCAA tourney in Anaheim this week, staying at the Doubletree in Anaheim /Orange Co. Is a car a necessity? I see there is a super shuttle from the airport. Would we be stranded without a car, or would that just be a hassle? Just wondering if we are in walking distance to restaurants, etc.

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    • Photography

      Channel Islands Apr 11, 2014 at 11:55 AM

      This will be our first visit to the islands. What is the best full day cruise for seeing as many of the islands as possible with photography in mind?

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    • Hotel advice

      San Francisco Apr 9, 2014 at 6:13 PM

      Hello, could you tell me is the Best Western Americana( on 7 th street) in San Francisco an alright hotel for convenience ( easy to get around) price, safety and so on?

       

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    • Tours of Los Angeles

      Los Angeles Apr 9, 2014 at 5:44 PM

      Hi can anyone please recommend a good tour of LA that cover the usual touristy things please?

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    • LA to San Fran via Death Valley.

      Death Valley National Park Mar 30, 2014 at 2:11 AM

      My friend and I are planning to drive from LA to San Fran via DV over 2 days.
      Is it possible to see some of the landmarks in this time frame? Which ones do you suggest?
      And where would you recommend staying for the night as a halfway mark?
      Thanks in advance.

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    • Yosemite and Sequoia in April 3rd week

      Yosemite National Park Apr 11, 2014 at 4:50 PM

      We are a few friends meeting up in Fresno for our trip to Yosemite and Sequoia. We reach Fresno on the night of 16th April, and we have until the afternoon of 20th April to get back to Fresno. I understand that many roads would be closed during this time of the year. Please help us plan our itinerary, how much time to spend where etc.. We are interested in easy-moderate hikes.

       

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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

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    • Information on transportation from airport to fishermans wharf

      San Francisco Apr 14, 2014 at 7:56 PM

      So we are flying into San Francisco and driving down to Big Sur for a wedding. After the wedding our plan is to go back to San Francisco drop off our rental car and stay and tour for abit. My question is what would be our best bet for getting for the airport to our hotel down on fishermans wharf? There will be six of us.

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    • trolleyhow to use it and how to get advance tickets

      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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    • Water falls

      Yosemite National Park Mar 23, 2014 at 12:45 AM

      what will the water falls be like in late August we will be on a one day visit from san francisco is a bus best or hire car 7 drive our selves

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    • Historic National Parks/Factory Outlet

      California Mar 19, 2014 at 3:34 PM

      Reading the guide books there are so many historic parks - probably all with a slightly different twist, so please which are the ones to see and which are the ones to avoid.

      Our plan, Tioga Pass being open in mid June is as follows:

      Depart Cedar Lodge Yosemite - drive via Lee Vining and visit Bodie State Historic Park - is this worth visitng?
      Continue to West Walker Motel Coleville -over night stop

      Stop at Chester Lake 1 night

      Stop at Lake Tahoe 2 nights and then on to outskirts of Sacramento 2 nights - the following parks seem within possible striking distance of these destinations:

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    • where to stay?

      Los Angeles 9 hours ago

      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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    • tour buses

      San Francisco Apr 8, 2014 at 7:12 AM

      is any one tour bus company better than another ? specifically thinking about Muir Woods/Sausalito for one trip and Yosemite for another.

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    • Yosemite National Park and Sonoma and Napa Valley

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

      We are going to SFO the first week of May. What are the major points to visit in Yosemite Park? Can you see enough in a day? Next, we want to travel to Sonoma and Napa Valley? Do you recommend both, or one over the other. We have 4 days to do these things and then we will be in SFO for a week for a conference. Can you recommend places to stat in Yosemite and Sonoma/Napa Valley?

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    • transportation to coronado island

      Coronado Mar 24, 2014 at 8:54 AM

      We need ground transportation from the San Diego train station to Marietta Bay Inn on Coronado Island for 6 people what is available?

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    • General travellng

      California Mar 20, 2014 at 7:21 PM

      I'm planning on travelling along the west coast for a month in May. I was wondering does anyone have any tips on the best methods of transport to use without access to a car. Many thanks in advance.

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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

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      City near LA

      Santa Monica Mar 20, 2014 at 7:25 AM

      whitch city near LA it is good to visit?

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    • wineries in sonoma valley

      by dzuber Online Now Jul 28, 2013 at 2:49 PM

      Looking to spend a day 6 adults traveling by private driver to hit the better wineries ( traveling with some wine snobs haha-
      Where do you recommend to visit-places not to be missed?
      thanks for your help!

      6 Answers Aug 19, 2013 at 11:58 AM
    • Golf

      by Mickeyriv Online Now Jul 21, 2013 at 5:42 AM

      Golf courses new downtown Sonoma

      3 Answers Jul 23, 2013 at 10:18 AM
    • best way to get to the airport

      by cargirl Online Now Jun 17, 2011 at 7:04 PM

      My fiance and I will be meeting friends in San Francisco on June 22 and driving to Napa for 2 days and then to Sonoma for another 2 days. We will have a rental car but our flights out on Ssunday are 6 hours apart with the two of us departing at 8 am and our friends at 2 pm. We are trying to come up with an alternate plan to get to the airport and leave the rental car with our friends so they can enjoy the balance of the morning. Does anyone know how if there is a car service (or shuttle) to the airport and what the aproximate cost might be?

      3 Answers Jul 30, 2013 at 1:55 PM
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      First time to Sonoma

      by afrdrx Online Now May 1, 2011 at 12:06 PM

      Hello all,

      I posted a similar question in the Napa forum, but my boyfriend and I (in our late 20's) are visiting both Napa and Sonoma in late August. He has been to Sonoma once before for a wedding, but it will be my first time there. We are narrowing down places to stay before diving into planning things to do. We've been looking at both vacation rentals, and hotels. We will have a rental car but also like to walk or bike if we can to avoid relying solely on the car. I've read mixed reviews about many places to stay in Sonoma, and was hoping to get some input here. I'm looking for advice on areas of town to stay, as well as specific lodging suggestions. We've looked into:

      -A few places near Boyes Hot Springs, off Sonoma Hwy

      -A couple places near East Napa St and 8th St

      -El Dorado Hotel (From what I've read...Pros: great location; Cons: lots of noise and tight on space)

      -Bungalows 313 (seems like a nice option but again, I've read some great reviews, and some terrible...has anyone stayed here that can provide some insight?)

      -Les Petites Maisons

      We prefer to be in a relatively active area of town, and are big on food & wine (hence, the trip to wine country!) Any tips on nice (and not exceedingly expensive) areas/places to stay (and things to do/places to check out, since that would be my follow-up question) would be welcome and much appreciated. Thanks!

      7 Answers May 21, 2011 at 10:11 PM
    • What to wear

      by goneill Online Now Aug 17, 2009 at 2:12 PM

      I am going to Sonoma over labor Day with a group of women. What do I wear at night when we go out and what to wear during the day?

      6 Answers Aug 19, 2009 at 1:32 PM
    • Lazy susans

      by mikekimble Online Now May 16, 2009 at 9:01 AM

      Do you still have the wine barrel top lazy Susan's?

      2 Answers May 20, 2009 at 2:08 PM
    • Napa or Sonoma?

      by oceansobe Online Now Aug 14, 2008 at 5:52 AM

      Hi everyone!!!
      I am trying to figure out where is a better location to stay, Napa or Sonoma downtown area.
      I want to visit the wineries during the day, and I am not sure which of the two will offer beter and more things to do after.
      Will wait for your reply to make my hotel reservation.
      Thanks!

      6 Answers Aug 18, 2008 at 12:07 PM
    • Sweet Wine in Napa Valley and Sonoma

      by 18carat Online Now Jul 10, 2008 at 7:04 PM

      I like sweet to semi sweet wines and will be visiting Napa and Sonoma in the Fall. Are there any wineries that has some sweet wines on their lists e.g. dessert wine, port wine, riesling, fruit wines?

      5 Answers Jul 12, 2008 at 10:54 AM
    • Dry Creek Inn (Healdsburg)

      by Spunke Online Now Feb 23, 2008 at 1:55 PM

      Any infomation on the Dry Creek Inn, in Healdsburg?? My wife and I will are considering a three or four day stay in late May. Also, any advice on healdsburg it self, good location, food wineries etc??

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      Client retreat in Wine Country

      by kcochran111 Online Now May 3, 2007 at 12:22 PM

      Hello, all! I desperately need your help in finding a suitable place for about 10 of us to have a working session in wine country, California. We'll be taking clients and want a spot where we can stay in an idyllic setting, have a meeting room for getting some work done, and have outdoor activities to break up our days.

      Any suggestions? Everything I'm finding is too "quaint country inn" or "honeymooner's paradise"...My clients are from L.A. so I want a pretty upscale experience.

      Thanks!
      K

    • anyone stay at the Sheraton Sonoma Petaluma?

      by travelwithkids Online Now Jun 7, 2006 at 4:40 AM

      Our family is coming to the area in mid-July (2 adults and 2 kids 3 & 7)
      how is Petaluma for a central location to visit the wineries in Sonoma and Napa?
      and, any recommendations for that hotel? or any others?
      thanks!

      2 Answers Jun 19, 2006 at 5:02 AM
    • Help Plan My Honeymoon

      by mychells Online Now Dec 5, 2005 at 6:06 PM

      Hi all. My fiance and i would love to go to sonoma for our honeymoon.
      But we have no idea where to begin.
      we know we have to fly into San Francisco.
      but we would like to see fishermans wharf, alcatraz, and travel down pacific coast hwy as well as tour some of the wineries.
      can anyone recommend what would be the best way of doing this?
      where should we stay?

      any help or guidance would be GREATLY appreciatd

      THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      10 Answers Dec 8, 2005 at 9:56 AM
    • Help Plan My Honeymoon

      by mychells Online Now Dec 5, 2005 at 5:56 PM

      Hi all. My fiance and i would love to go to sonoma for our honeymoon.
      But we have no idea where to begin.
      we know we have to fly into San Francisco.
      but we would like to see fishermans wharf, alcatraz, and travel down pacific coast hwy as well as tour some of the wineries.
      can anyone recommend what would be the best way of doing this?
      where should we stay?

      any help or guidance would be GREATLY appreciatd

      THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      2 Answers Jul 27, 2006 at 6:11 AM
    • Wineries, restaurants, etc.

      by Geeedavey Online Now May 26, 2004 at 7:18 AM

      My wife and I will be in Sonoma County for two nights in July as part of a 10 day California trip. Can anyone recommend some wineries to visit, or restaurants? We will be staying in Petaluma but we will have a car and will probably spend most of one day driving throughout Sononma and Napa counties. We are not wine connoiseurs by any stretch of the imagination, but we have taken a few winery tours and enjoyed them (although we live in Maryland, where at last count there were a total of about 15 wineries in the state). We are looking for wineries that have a regular weekday tour and have moderatley priced wines. Also any restaurant recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for any info provided.

      9 Answers Jan 29, 2005 at 10:04 PM
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      Looking for a driver...

      by belvie1 Online Now Jan 29, 2004 at 7:04 AM

      I'll be visiting Sonoma in May 2004 with a group of 6 people. We'll be staying at the "Inn at Sonoma". We'd like to hire a driver to take us around, but have only been able to find limos and tour buses. It seems wasteful to rent a car and then rent a limo. Does anyone know of a driver that will take us around in our rental car. Thanks for your help!! cgorglione@yahoo.com

      4 Answers Jan 30, 2004 at 7:56 AM
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      Spa Experience in Wine Country

      by TRimer Online Now Dec 24, 2003 at 3:30 PM

      For my upcoming (big) birthday in June, I am planning a trip with my friends to wine country. We want to stay in a quaint place with a spa, that won't break the bank. Any suggestions? Traci

      6 Answers Apr 5, 2004 at 10:19 PM