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    • Woonelly's Profile Photo

      fire island for the day

      Fire Island Jul 9, 2016 at 9:59 AM

      7 woman going to fire island wanting to do beach and paddle boarding. What's the best beach to to ? Where can we rent bikes? which part of island should we go to?

    • Compass Cove Hotel, Myrtle beach

      Myrtle Beach Jul 3, 2016 at 7:55 AM

      Help! I am about to drive 10 hrs to Myrtle Beach for July 4th. I had previously had a reservation at the Sea Mist Hotel. Upon reading the reviews, and noticed many complaints about roaches, I quickly cancelled my reservation and searched for another place. I saw good reviews for the Compass Cove Hotel and I booked there. Today, I read reviews on Trip Adviser and while many were good, I saw numerous complaints about maid service and ROACHES. I am PETRIFIED of bugs to the point that I have an exterminator every 3 weeks including the cold PA winters. Has anyone been there and experienced this? Do people in Myrtle Beach not like cleaning or something? I'm so confused

    • Best place to cliff jump in Marquette

      Marquette Jun 26, 2016 at 1:43 PM

      Can someone please give me some information? I heard that the black rocks into lake superior is the best spot, then someone else told me Dead River. Some help and information would be appreciated. I want to cross this off of my bucket list.

    • Sinclair/Cambridge, hotel?

      Boston 11 hours ago

      Where should a group of Canadian thrity-somethings stay for a show at the Sinclair...should we stay in Cambridge or would Back bay/Fenway be close enough?


    • Moving to Miami from Cincinnati, Ohio

      Miami Beach Yesterday

      Hi Guys,

      I am originally from Lima, Peru and have been living in Cincinnati for almost 15 years. I am currently 24, and I speak Spanish and English (so moving to Miami wouldn't be a problem in that category). I currently have an associate's degree in Civil Engineering and will be graduating from UC next spring with a Bachelors of Science in Architecture. My goal is to move to Miami right after graduation but I'm a little concerned about finding a job in my career? I frequently visit Miami at least once a year every year and I absolutely love it! I love the culture, the food, the weather and the beach! How easy or how difficult would it be for me? What do you guys suggest that I do before I move down there? It would be me, my boyfriend and our two german shepherds moving down :)


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      Something to do near I25

      Colorado Springs Jul 20, 2016 at 5:08 PM

      Any suggestions for something to do near I25 between Pueblo and Denver? We have Sunday afternoon to about 3 pm on Monday and can stay the night anywhere along the way. Not really interested in going into Denver.

    • Two bedroom hotel suites in downtown Denver

      Denver Jul 14, 2016 at 10:25 AM

      Flying into Denver for two nights before exploring other nearby areas. Looking for a two bedroom (not one bed, one pull out sofa) suite in a hotel downtown. We have such a room at the Staybridge Suites in Glendale, but I get the feeling we might like to stay downtown and closer to shopping/restaurants. Thanks in advance for any insight!

    • closest hotel to all attractions

      Biloxi Jul 6, 2016 at 1:34 PM

      This is my first time setting up vacation what hotel is closest to all attraction

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      Boat rental

      Michigan Jul 5, 2016 at 5:49 PM

      I will be visiting St. Joe, Michigan soon and I was wondering if there was any place I could go to rent a pontoon for the day.

    • Family Visit

      Old Orchard Beach Jul 4, 2016 at 7:19 AM

      We are planning on visiting OOB in a couple of weeks. There are 6 adults and one infant (6 months). We have my parents (67 and 64), my husband and I and also my 30 year old step-daughter and her husband. Is there anything to keep 30 year olds entertained or is it more of a seniors place to visit?

    • Coconut Cove Suites vs Shepherds

      Clearwater Jul 2, 2016 at 11:21 PM

      does anyone know which of these are better? I've seen reviews for both and they don't make the places look good.
      We want something on the beach, if possible, and with a kitchenette so we can cook our nightly meals. Thanks in advance

    • Hot Air Balloon

      Letchworth State Park Jun 24, 2016 at 1:14 PM

      What is the cost and how do you sign up?

    • Feedback/Suggestions needed for Portland/Seattle Trip

      Seattle Yesterday

      The plan is to fly into Portland or Seattle and fly out of the other city.
      We will rent a car and want to definitely see the highlights that are most reasonable given our time constraints.
      I've heard the Oregon coast is amazing. Also heard about the hiking in the gorge!
      As for Washington - I know the winery Chateau St Michelle is nearby - that may be more doable.
      My boyfriend has never been to Seattle so I want him to see the market etc.
      But I would also love to see some of the whales and not sure if trying to squeeze in any of the islands is worth it or reasonable.
      We are foodies and hope to experience the each city for atleast a day a half plus some excursions.
      Any suggestions you can offer about routes to take - things to see and do and or a reasonable itinerary for 7 days is awesome. We don't want to come home exhausted but we also aren't afraid to pack a lot into a day and want some unique experiences that we can't have in other states!
      Thank you!

    • Charges for attractions within Yosemite National Park

      Yosemite National Park Jul 17, 2016 at 4:32 AM

      Are there charge for car parking within Yosemite after you have paid your entrance fee?
      Are the attractions like Tunnel View and Sentinel Dome free of charge once you have paid your entrance fee to Yosemite Park?

    • Space needle

      Seattle Jul 10, 2016 at 1:47 PM

      Are there long lines? Are reservations needed? What about the restaurant - good food? reservations needed there, too? Thanks!

    • Transport

      Wailea Jul 9, 2016 at 10:15 PM

      What type of transport is there around from Wailea to Maalaea

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      Best Ice cream

      Iowa City Jul 8, 2016 at 6:31 AM

      What is the best ice cream shop in IC? I'm looking for creamy rich ice cream, perhaps with some creative flavor options.

    • Cn you recommend great places near Bohemian hotel for breakfast and lunch?

      Asheville Jul 4, 2016 at 8:20 AM

      how far are u from the Bohemian hotel? can you recommend great places near Bohemian hotel for breakfast and lunch?
      thank you Marv Alpert

    • Travelling from Miami to St Pete... Public transport v Car hire?

      Florida Jul 3, 2016 at 6:53 AM


      I've been reading some of the discussions on here about travelling around in Florida.

      I'm going to be staying in Miami Beach, then heading up to St. Pete Beach. Is there any easy way that this can be done using public transport? I suspect from the discussions I've read so far, the answer is no, but I thought I'd have one last check!

      If travelling by car is the best option, are there any particular hire companies that have been tried and tested by participants on these forums?

      And finally, are there towns/cities on the way up that I should definitely stop in (not to stay necessarily, but just to see or take a day trip to during the week)? Naples, Venice and Sarasota have been recommended.

      And in St. Pete.... any things that shouldn't be missed, based on your own experiences? This can include things to do, places to see or places to eat/drink!

      Thanks in advance!


    • coffee mugs

      Grand Canyon Jul 1, 2016 at 3:42 PM

      3 years ago my husband and I did the west rim grand canyon tour I brought some coffee mugs I would love to buy some more I have enquired before but didn't get a very favourable response the coffee cups I brought had the Haulapai tribe insignia on them
      Is it possible to buy some more and have them shipped to Australia

      thank you karen

    • How possible is a trip to The Great Smoky Mountains from Nashville without a car?

      Tennessee Jun 28, 2016 at 7:56 AM

      Hey! I am travelling to the states in September and will be flying from NYC to Nashville around the 10th for a few days. The more research I have done about the area, the more I see there is to do outside of the honky tonks - The Smokey Mountains look incredible! How possible do you think it would be to venture out there without a car, on my own? I did look at some tours of the area but I couldn't seem to match any up to my time frame. Any advice on travel (reliability / safety) around that area would be much appreciated =)


    • Jacob Wagschal from Monsey, NY - Travel Question

      Monsey 17 hours ago

      Hello everyone I'm Jacob Wagschal from Monsey, NY and I needed advice on where to get good kosher food for takeout. I'm on the run a lot so fast kosher food that I can takeout is what I'm looking for.

    • Mt. Prospect to Chicago

      Chicago Jul 20, 2016 at 1:04 PM

      Hi. My teenage son and I are tagging along with my husband on a business trip he is taking to Mt. Prospect, IL. We will be staying in Mt. Prospect, but my son and I want to travel into Chicago each day to see the sights. We have Navy Pier, Sears/Willis Tower, The Field Museum, Millennium Park, and Wrigley for a Cubs game as must sees on our list. My question is about the transportation, what is the best way for us to get around?? I know there is a 7 day pass that would be the best value for each of us, but is that the same transit system that runs to Mt. Prospect? About how long each day are we looking at being on the train commuting to and from the city? Thanks in advance for your advice!

    • Looking for travel Buddies for a Road trip in California

      California Jul 19, 2016 at 5:15 PM

      Hey guys my name is Tim 20years old and German .I am looking for people which want to rent a car with me and do a Road Trip in California.I have no fixed schedule or stops so we could deside evrything together.Only thing which is fixed that i am arriving at the 13 of August in La and depart at 9th September back home.If your intrestet just send me a few describtion of your self and we see if we fit together
      For sure you will got one of me as well.Trying to keep this short cause people migth more recodnize it,but feel free to asked me anything.
      I really hope to find awesome people and become good freinds
      Please contact me.Dont worry if i am not answering imidetly i am traveling australia rigth know.
      looking forward to hear from you.


    • The city bus

      Tampa Jul 18, 2016 at 2:44 PM

      Do Tampa have city buses, if so what are there routes, stops, and times

    • Things to do places to see

      by Dar.Paul Online Now Mar 25, 2016 at 4:59 PM

      My fiancé and I will be visiting San Antonio and Austin on a road trip early April. We are also bringing our bicycles. Welcoming ideas on where to stay, interesting things to see and do.
      Thank you very much! So excited!

      4 Answers Jun 21, 2016 at 9:26 AM
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      Where do Visitors in their 60s find the Nightlife?

      by Dimbox Online Now Nov 21, 2015 at 7:54 PM

      I'll be in Austin in the middle of December and am attracted to the 6th Street District nightlife. In which bars/pubs/nightclubs would people, in their 60s, gather? I feel out of place in joints, where only kids in their 20s fill the place.

      5 Answers Dec 12, 2015 at 3:21 PM
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      by DanielleP8 Online Now Oct 1, 2015 at 6:24 PM

      Where is a great nightclub for a thirty-something that has a hotel?

      2 Answers Oct 5, 2015 at 6:50 AM
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      30-something's night out.

      by DanielleP8 Online Now Oct 1, 2015 at 6:22 PM

      What a good nightclub for thirty-somethings?

      1 Answer Oct 3, 2015 at 1:56 AM
    • Halloween weekend

      by sangelo Online Now Sep 11, 2015 at 1:53 PM

      We will be in Austin on this weekend. Is there a restaurant to watch the parade of characters from, and a restaurant to watch the bats from as well? Anything we shouldn't miss on that weekend? Thanks for any input.

      2 Answers Sep 12, 2015 at 12:27 PM
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      cheap hotel

      by madmark73 Online Now Jul 12, 2015 at 8:53 PM

      Hi guys, back again.

      Any idea of a cheap hotel between the Capital and the river? Prefer not to spend much more than $100 per night? Not too fussed by quality as long as it's clean.

      Also, is it worth my time looking for somewhere within a mile or so of the south side of the river?

      2 Answers Jul 13, 2015 at 8:50 AM
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      Houton or Austin

      by madmark73 Online Now Jul 3, 2015 at 12:35 AM

      I'll have few in Texas after a trip through Colombia and just looking to relax and hit a few bars.

      Houston or Austin, I've just turned 40 but can party with the bets of them....any thoughts?

      4 Answers Jul 5, 2015 at 4:57 PM
    • Accommodations for July 4th lakeview of fireworks

      by JourneyAndrews Online Now Jun 20, 2015 at 4:06 PM

      Can you tell me best place stay overnight on the 4th of July 2015to see a big firework show with a lakeview for around 200.if not who can?

      1 Answer Jun 20, 2015 at 6:16 PM
    • daily passes in metro rapid for seniors in Austin, any concessions ?

      by M.R.Krishna Online Now Mar 30, 2015 at 5:54 AM

      There is 50% concessions in Metro Buses ? Is this facility available in Metro rapid ?

      2 Answers Mar 30, 2015 at 5:36 PM
    • Cougar Dens

      by Keg4u2 Online Now Sep 29, 2014 at 3:51 PM

      Headed to Austin for business. Best cougar den in NW Austin around Arboretum Embassy Suites?

      2 Answers Oct 26, 2014 at 2:41 PM
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      Hotel or B&B Recommendations

      by MuratU Online Now Aug 31, 2014 at 4:22 AM

      Hi there,

      I'm planning to visit Austin in late September. Any recommendations in terms of accommodation ($100-150/night) in downtown area, SoCo or 6th street, will be highly appreciated.


      5 Answers Nov 26, 2014 at 7:27 AM
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      Austin Grand Prix

      by KaitlynM Online Now Aug 10, 2014 at 7:01 PM

      My friend Melissa and I have a desire to go to the Austin Grand Prix for Halloween weekend, but not sure where to start. Tickets? Hotels? Etc.

      Any recommendations??


      1 Answer Aug 10, 2014 at 8:39 PM
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      5 days in Austin - Places + Transports

      by nogueirax Online Now Apr 20, 2014 at 7:32 PM

      Hi people, how are you?

      I'm planing a 30 days trips to Texas / Louisiana and I will stay in Austin for 5 days.

      I checked a lot of information and created a little itinerary for these days and I want opinions if this is a good list and receive some tips to increase my experience in this great town.

      Hostel: HI Austin - 2200 South Lakeshore Blvd

      Day 01:

      Day 02:

      • Austin Overtures (hop-on-hop-off)
      • Mexic-Arte Museum
      • Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum
      • French Legation Museum
      • The Contemporany Austin
      • Peter Pan Mini Golf
      • Food: Graj Mahal

      Day 03:

      • Breakfast: Juan In a Million
      • Austin Fire Department History Museum
      • O. Henry Museum
      • Walking Congress Ave 6th Street
      • Duck Adventures
      • Walking Bremond Block
      • Food: East Side Kings

      Day 04:

      • Zilker Park
      • Barton Spring
      • Lady Bird Lake
      • Water Bikes Tour
      • Food: Chuys

      Day 05:

      • Governors Mansion
      • Texas Capitol
      • Texas Library
      • Bullock Texas Museum
      • Food: Jalopy

      Nights: Watch live some Sport / Musical / Movie / Theater / Show / Opera or some Bar


      I have a few questions:

      1. Is humanly possible to meet all these places?
      2. Places are grouped correctly? (Close to each other)
      3. I don't want rent a car. It's possible do this itinerary using bikes, eletric bikes or public transport?
      4. Do you have some advice for me?


      Sorry for my poor english. I'm studying hard to increase my skills before arrive there. smiley

      I eagerly await your collaboration to make an unforgettable trip.

      Thank you,

      Fernando Nogueira

      Sao Paulo / Brazil

      2 Answers Apr 20, 2014 at 8:44 PM
    • Is it safe to cycle around downtown?

      by txhou Online Now Apr 3, 2014 at 4:54 PM

      We'll be visiting Austin the 1st time in April.
      Not sure if i want to stay AT&T executive hotel.
      i may rent a bike to commute around to restaurants around Congress area.
      Hampton inn & suites Austin downtown ok?
      Thank you for any advice.

      1 Answer Apr 5, 2014 at 9:20 PM
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      Hill Country

      by apbeaches Online Now Mar 16, 2014 at 7:54 AM

      Picking up a rental car in San Antonio & driving to Austin through the Hill Country. Understand it's beautiful & Hill Country Food is wonderful. Planning to stop at the LBJ Ranch. Can anyone recommend accommendations? Must stop & see?

      6 Answers Apr 6, 2014 at 7:28 AM
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      Rental Car

      by apbeaches Online Now Feb 15, 2014 at 8:15 AM

      In April do we want to rent a hard top or would the weather be nice enough to go from San Antonio through the Hill Country, Austin & Houston?

      1 Answer Feb 15, 2014 at 9:17 AM
    • 3 day weekend in Austin during February

      by green098 Online Now Jan 19, 2014 at 6:27 AM

      Been vacation-less for the past 7 years, so I am escaping to Austin to enjoy the music. Love the Blues, but not into Country or Jazz. Staying on 4th street. Would like to avoid huge crowds and lines, so I avoided the festivals. Any advice on where to go?

      And besides the music, is there anything I just shouldn't miss. - Thanks

      2 Answers Jan 26, 2014 at 9:20 PM
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      3 Months in Austin!

      by yumnaali Online Now Dec 9, 2013 at 1:12 PM

      Hey everyone,

      I'm from London and will be travelling to Austin in February 2014 for a 3 month internship. This is going to be quite a vague post so apologies in advance!

      I'm going to be working in the 'medical district' and wanted to know the best type of transport i can use around the city - I briefly looked up Capital Metro but not sure what is the best ticket for me. Is there one that includes both trains and buses? I don't drive so renting a car won't be an option. I'm worried as people say its hard to get around Austin without a car because the city is huge compared with London!

      Also, does anyone recommend anywhere good that i can stay, with a reasonable commute to and from work and a budget of $850 a month rent?

      NOT including rent, what would be the average cost of living in the city- expenses such as food, essentials, shopping, travel?

      And generally..what is there to see and do in Austin?? :)

      I'm super excited!

      Thanks in advance for any help!

      9 Answers Dec 15, 2013 at 3:08 PM
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      Restaurant Location

      by wwroam Online Now Oct 31, 2013 at 12:26 PM

      In two weeks I will be in Austin for the F1 race and staying at the Holiday Inn.
      Joe Saward, the F1 journalist and blogger will be holding anEvening with Joe at the Z'Tejas Restaurant. Is it a long way from my hotel.

      2 Answers Oct 31, 2013 at 5:25 PM
    • what to pack

      by schrammy Online Now Oct 11, 2013 at 6:35 PM

      I am traveling from Michigan to Austin next week. I was wondering what type of clothing I should pack. Any suggestions?

      1 Answer Oct 22, 2013 at 1:54 PM
    • special restaurant

      by losham Online Now Jun 1, 2013 at 7:49 AM

      I was told there is a restaurant in Austin where meats are on display and you can choose your cut and how you want it prepared. Does anyone know if this is true and where it is?
      Thanks for any info.

      4 Answers Jul 30, 2013 at 9:41 PM
    • 4th of July

      by mcraig11 Online Now Apr 25, 2013 at 5:58 PM

      Hello, Austin folks! We are going to be in town over the 4th of July. What's the best bet for fireworks? Also, we'll be staying downtown because our 16-yr-old son is going to a gaming thing at the Convention Center. Do we need a car to see the best that Austin has to offer? We'll be there from the 3rd to the 9th.

      Thanks for any info and recommendations!

      2 Answers May 31, 2013 at 1:11 PM
    • Driving from Austin to San Antonio

      by spedprof Online Now Mar 15, 2013 at 1:46 PM

      Looking for a scenic route from Austin to San Antonio

      2 Answers Mar 15, 2013 at 7:22 PM
    • long say vacation

      by Echobeach Online Now Dec 30, 2012 at 9:18 AM

      Hello I am a 48 year old photographer from Manchester in the UK and has a few months free time from March until the middle of May and has been considering a long stay vacation in Austin.

      Why Austin, well a fairly liberal arty town, one that is not on the main tourist destination list for foreigners. I like cycling and hiking and it seems then Austin is ideal.

      I want a relaxing two months, time to read, photograph, blog, work out. Has recently lost a lot of weight and is now trying to build.

      Few questions.

      Possibly has a chance of an airbnb in Holly in East Central Austin. How is the neighbourhood ? Wants somewhere easy access to downtown and walkable. Will hire a vehicle for visits to places outside of Austin and a camping trip to Big bend National Park.

      Best gym in downtown for someone who likes a decent free weights section and good trainers ? Golds ?

      And more importantly is Austin a good choice ? Me liberal European, gay guy, likes outdoors life, Camping ( IN A TENT ), Music fan, Wants to go to a rodeo. Likes decent Ale, laid back bars....

      So Austin the choice ?

      12 Answers Jan 5, 2013 at 12:55 PM
    • Weekend in Austin for "mature" first timers?

      by spedprof Online Now Dec 29, 2012 at 2:12 PM


      Sorry for this obviously repeated query, but while I know Austin is a place for young hipsters, my wife and I (in our mid 60s) will be visiting in late March before heading off to a conference in San Antonio. So we are looking for recommendations on hotels (reasonably priced), areas to stay (I assume we want to visit UT), and things to do.

      Thanks and again, apologies, but I doubt if we want the weekend plans of those in their 20s


      9 Answers Jan 4, 2013 at 9:52 AM
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      Looking for a good hotel central to tourist attractions

      by inquisitiveman Online Now Dec 15, 2012 at 4:38 PM

      I was planning to be there late in January driving in...anyone recommend a good hotel close for driving to the attractions around town? It can be unknown spots too...preferably a hotel that has free parking/wifi and at least a 3 star hotel, preferably 3.5 star and above. I will likely use priceline, so i wont really get to pick, but i can at least get an ideal of what i'll be getting through the zones. Thanks.

      4 Answers Dec 22, 2012 at 6:32 PM
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      Boat Cruises for Bat Watching

      by elise_crash Online Now Aug 16, 2012 at 11:06 AM


      We would like to take a sunset cruise on the lake to see the Congress Avenue Bridge bats. It looks like there are two different companies who do this - Lonestar Riverboats and Capital Cruises. I was wondering if anybody had any experience with either of these companies and which one is better. Thanks for your help.

      Happy Travels!

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      Visiting Austin, Any VT meet ups?

      by HooptheWorld Online Now Jan 15, 2012 at 8:15 PM

      Will be in Austin this January and wondering if there are any VT meet ups?
      That would be so sweet.
      I have an extra travel hoop to share too!

      Thank you

      1 Answer Jan 17, 2012 at 8:17 PM
    • Reservations at Hula Hut

      by ktkzbutler Online Now Oct 10, 2011 at 11:00 PM

      Does HH take reservation for the patio or are table first come first serve? We will be celbrating a birthday and would like to be out on the deck to watch the boats on the lake.

      1 Answer Oct 11, 2011 at 5:40 AM
    • Austin to El Paso

      by filboy Online Now Aug 17, 2011 at 9:59 AM

      We have the time, and would like to know interesting routes from Austin to El paso Texas.