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    • Visiting Kona for Ironman Oct 2017

      Kailua-Kona Jan 8, 2017 at 1:39 AM

      We live in Perth W.Australia and plan to visit Kona for the Ironman in October (as spectator only) and plan to be there for 2-3 weeks. We regularly spectate at 70.3s and full Ironmans in Australia/Asia, great to watch.

      Can anyone please suggest/recommend good location to stay (and possible condos/hotels/airB&B) within easy reach of start and transitions.

      Many thanks. Penny

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    • Anyone know of cabins, not expensive

      Pocono Manor Jan 6, 2017 at 9:21 AM

      Hey I was wondering if anyone knows of any cabin rentals in the Poconos or near. I'm not looking to go skiing, just horseback riding and just want that country feel! I've never been there but only live about an hour and half away. I just keep getting sponsored places when searching.. And nothing seems suitable

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    • Car rental

      Central Falls Dec 29, 2016 at 7:52 AM

      Can anyone please recommend a reliable car rental company from Prague? 8 of us r planning to visit Prague, Krakow, Budapest,Vienna n Salzburg.
      How is hire car Prague? Seems to have reasonable rates

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    • Long term parking in Laredo, then taxi to Quetzalcoatl Airport in Nuevo Laredo

      Laredo Dec 25, 2016 at 7:23 PM

      I'm searching for information on long term parking in Laredo, Tx near the border. Having a hard time finding information on where to park and how much it's likely to cost. Surely someone has done it! Can you give me some info?

      Need to take a taxi from the border to Quetzalcoatl Airport (Nuevo Laredo International). Is that do-able?

      Final question: any idea how long this likely to take? I've got a flight out from Nuevo Laredo International late afternoon and don't know exactly how to plan it, timewise.

      Thank you so much for anything you can tell me!
      Cat

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    • Coronado Ferry to mainland for touring?

      San Diego Dec 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Two young seniors spending 4 days in San Diego in February and staying on Coronado. Will have a car. Is it advisable to take the ferry back and forth to see (walk/ taxi) some of the mainland sites? Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, perhaps, Balboa Park (Zoo), etc.? How about if we want dinner on the mainland? Or should we drive to most places? Itinerary not set yet.
      Thanks.

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      Between Tallahassee Florida and Summerville SC

      United States of America Jan 8, 2017 at 5:57 PM

      I have a gap of about 4 days between my grandson's graduation in Tallahassee on Friday or Saturday and my granddaughter's wedding in Summerville SC on the following Saturday. Where can I go and stay for four days that is somewhat between Tallahassee and Summerville. I thought of Jekyll Island, St. Simons' Island, or St. Augustine, but I have been to all those places a couple of times. I've also stayed in Hilton Head for a week (hated it), and visited Savannah. I'd rather be in a small place than a big city.

       

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    • Specific Location

      Los Angeles Jan 6, 2017 at 6:48 AM

      Hi. I posted another question about where to stay but am now more specific with areas. We will be going to Universal one day, Warner Brothers tour, doing things near Hollywood Blvd area, and then exploring other tourist things.

      Which area/hotel is better...near Universal City (Studio City hotel) or Hollywood Blvd (Hollywood Celebrity hotel), near but off Hollywood Blvd a bit (Days Inn) or Thai Town (Dixie Hotel)? We will have a car but am thinking one of those.
      Have narrowed it down to one of those based on budget and not being too far from Universal and Hollywood Blvd area. We have Hollywood Celebrity booked (but we can cancel).

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      Quaint Cabins

      Vermont Dec 31, 2016 at 12:07 PM

      I am looking to find quaint, funky, off the beaten path cabin lodging in Vermont in October 2017.

      All clues and tips appreciated.

      dan and mary

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    • Zion - NP: The Narrows early october

      Zion National Park Dec 27, 2016 at 8:59 AM

      Hello :)

      I found out about the Narrows of the Zion-NP and like to visit it. I will be in Zion NP in early October 2017. Is it possible to visit then?
      I found out you have to walk through the water, how cold and high will it be in October?

      Thanks!:)
      -jeey

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    • Best suite

      Las Vegas Dec 22, 2016 at 10:09 PM

      Heading to Las Vegas on January 26 to 29. Would like to stay in great suite. Thinking palazzo or wynn or balliago. What would you say was the best. Want a nice view. And bedroom.

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    • Traveling to Door County by plane from NC

      Door Creek Jan 3, 2017 at 12:30 PM

      Hello. In August of 2017 we will be traveling from Raleigh Durham Airport, NC to Clark Lake in Door County, WI. We are frequent Southwest Airlines fliers, so we would like to use our Southwest earned miles, but are not sure of the best airport to fly to. We know we will be renting a car to reach Door County from whatever airline we select. We are thinking Green Bay or Milwaukee, but are not sure whether SWA travels to Green Bay, or if the difference in cost would make it more economical to drive a rental from Milwaukee. Looks like a 2 1/2 hr drive from there to Door county. Thanks in advance for any help

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      Fall Trip 2017 Quaint with Appalchian Trail Access

      Vermont Dec 22, 2016 at 12:35 PM

      Mary and I are skipping our way along the AT this fall "doing" Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine by doing day hikes with lodging in quaint towns that have short drives to AT access points. Besides hiking we love to stroll and poke our noses into quaint little spots for shopping, eating and relaxing. Seeking a mix of remote spots with maybe a nice farm house or cabin as well as a populated small town with a quaint B&B or Inn.

      Blue Highways are preferred for travel between stops which are usually 3 days.

      So far these places seem to jump out - Grafton, Woodstock and a rural area outside of Rutland. We have no clues yet about Southern Vermont in the Green Mountain area. Comments about neighboring Delaware are welcomed!

      Routes as well as lodging tips welcomed!

      dan and mary from south carolina

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      PHX Car Rental transfers, eating and shopping.

      Phoenix Dec 28, 2016 at 2:32 AM

      i am flying out of Phoenix which is an airport I've not been through previously. Can anyone advise ease of transfer from dropping off (Alamo) car hire and navigating through to Departures Terminal 3? I think it may involve a shuttle - if so how regularly do they run (6:30 - 7:30 am. Travelling alone so no one to share luggage humping with. Potentially I could check in car the night previous and use an airport hotel (would need transfer for that though?) but hoping that traffic will be reasonable at that hour in the morning on a Wednesday even if I had to navigate short stretch of I10 over Salt River? Also too early for breakfast at hotel so any suggestions in Terminal? Guessing that the shopping will be the usual gift oriented and duty free goodies - or should I save back some dollars - wishful thinking that I'll have any!

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      Helicopter flights

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 7:50 AM

      Looking at different deals for helicopter flights,am i better of booking in advancing,or do you think i can organise while i am there? Does anyone have any recomendations as well? Many thanks

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    • South rim Grand Canyon tours

      Grand Canyon Jan 2, 2017 at 3:15 AM

      Hi

      Thinking of driving to grand canyon rather than getting bus, what is the best type of tour to do? Walk/drive?

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    • Suitable for swimming on Big Island of Hawaii in April?

      Hawaii (Big Island) Dec 28, 2016 at 7:05 PM

      Can anyone tell me about water temps in Kona/Kohala area during mid-April? Is it warm enough for swimming and snorkeling?

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    • Road Trip from NJ to Grand Canyon

      New Jersey Dec 27, 2016 at 5:53 PM

      We are planning a 4 week round trip. We want to see Mount Rushmore and the St. Louis Arch. What else on the route is best to see? What is the best route?

      Thank you!

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      A days road trip - Tucson to Phoenix?

      Arizona Dec 25, 2016 at 11:24 AM

      I have one day to spend heading back to Phoenix for my flight the following day. Rather than head straight up interstate I had thought about a detour to take in the Salt River area - would really like to get a view of the wild horses there if the chance arose. Could do with final night accommodation within an hour of PHX. Any suggestions for route and places to stay would be welcome. Please bear in mind that I am travelling solo so need to be a little aware of safety. Thanks everyone.

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      10 Day Trip - Algarve & Seville

      Alaska Dec 22, 2016 at 7:53 AM

      My wife and I are spending 10 days in the Algarve area next April. We fly in and out of Faro. I'm thinking of staying in three or four different locations and would like to do a circular tour in our hire car. It seems sensible to take in Seville. Any ideas for towns where a couple of nights would be a pleasant experience? Our interests are history, culture and moderate walking. Phil C

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    • Best driving route

      Worcester Dec 19, 2016 at 6:52 PM

      What is the best route from Worcester,Ma. to Orlando,Fl. to avoid traffic like NY and DC and any half decent hotels or motels you would recommend along the way? thankyou

       

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      Best site for renting house or Condo Short term?

      United States of America Jan 13, 2017 at 9:22 AM

      Figured I had better ask this now, as can't later. My husband and I generally travel with a 5-th wheel trailer, but are considering maybe trying out staying in a condo, apartment, house, etc. short term instead in the coming years. This would be for a 2 - 3 week stay in the US. So far I have found HomeAway and VRBO as possible helpful sources. I would appreciate any advice as to if these are the best ones, and/or are there others that are also valuable sources.

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    • Rental Car GPS replacement

      United States of America Jan 12, 2017 at 8:09 AM

      We will rent a car in fall 2017 in the USA for about 3 Weeks.

      I noticed that all the rental companies want to charge arount 150-500$ for a Navigation System. This is really much, compared to the 1500$ rental cost!!

      They will use these standart "window mount" navigation devices i guess.
      We don't want to pay that much, so i was looking for options.

      Would you reccomend buying a GPS in an eletronic store?
      I saw a lot of them for like 80-120$, and if you once have one, you can use it on all your future travels in us

      Since where not from us, a device that tells us the current speed limit would be nice!:)

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    • Suggestions while in Alaska

      Alaska Jan 6, 2017 at 1:05 AM

      Planning a trip to Alaska on 18feb for about 1week. Planning to catch the northern lights. Do you think its the right time? Will fly into Anchorage and will take the train to Fairbank. Will spend a few days there. Any recommended place to visit? Thought of renting a car to move around, is it a good idea? Or good to just join any tours? Will spend a few days too in Anchorage after Fairbank. Any suggestions where and its a must to visit while in Alaska? Top priority is to try catch the northern lights. Recommended place to be? Thanks and hear from all of you.

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      Hotel, activities, surfing recommendations?

      Maui Jan 2, 2017 at 4:13 PM

      Hi everyone,

      It's been a while since I've written. Well it's time for another trip. I'm hoping to go to Maui to experience Hawaii for the first time with my husband

      I don't know much about Hawaii. Just know they have great coffee and a great place to learn to surf.

      Does anyone know of a great hotel near the waters with a nice beach that's also near activities like surfing, snorkelling, hiking, kayaking? We like the adventure type of vacations.

      Hopefully to get some ideas and not break the bank.

      Thanks.

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    • airtrain and E line subway at rush hour

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 8:06 AM

      Our flight from London will arrive into JFK at 4pm. I'm assuming clearing immigration/customs/collecting bags etc will take about an hour or so, meaning we will be trying to leave the airport at rush hour. Our hotel is on 42nd street and only 2 mins walk from Port authority bus station on 42nd so I was planning on getting the airtrain to Jamaica and then getting on the E line subway to 42nd street. Does this sound like a bad idea at rush hour as we will also be travelling with suitcases? There's only 2 of us and I don't want to spend a fortune on transfers, and i'm also aware that the shared transfer vans (go airlink etc) don't have a good reputation, which is why i'm leaning more towards the airtrain/subway at the moment.

      Any advice would be appreciated :-)

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    • Where to stay for young seniors?

      by spedprof Online Now Jan 21, 2016 at 12:31 PM

      Thinking of a few days in Charlotte in mid May for my 70th birthday coming from the cold NorthEast. Is the Historic District strongly recommended or are there other areas. Flying in and could rent a car, if advised. We are healthy and youngish and love local charm as opposed to big city lunacy but have never been to Charlotte.

      Thanks

    • What to do & see

      by PaulH93 Online Now Jun 19, 2015 at 5:43 AM

      My wife & I shall be in Charlotte for two days in August as our son will be starting at UNC so just wondered what there is to see & do for 'tourists'?

      1 Answer Jun 19, 2015 at 6:03 AM
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      Best places to stay in Charlotte

      by Dek39 Online Now Oct 29, 2014 at 10:33 AM

      We are looking to spend two nights in Charlotte as part of our trip around the Carolina's & Georgia. Where are the best places to stay in the city? We are looking for somewhere in walking distance of restaurants & bars.
      We will be visiting 23rd - 25th May next year.

      Thanks

      1 Answer Oct 29, 2014 at 3:20 PM
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      Any dog-firendly motels?

      by fox_dog Online Now Sep 27, 2014 at 1:32 PM

      Preferably near S intersection of I485 & I77

      2 Answers Sep 27, 2014 at 2:36 PM
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      Ground transporttion from the International Airport.

      by MartinK35 Online Now Jul 23, 2014 at 9:13 AM

      I'm from the United kingdom so please excuse my ignorance but is there any public ground transportation from the Airport to get me to, or near to Radford Virginia. I understand it's about 3 hours by car but I won't have a car.

      9 Answers Jul 23, 2014 at 2:19 PM
    • Changing clothes

      by smithdd Online Now Jul 17, 2014 at 6:27 AM

      Should I wear bathing suit under my clothes or should I pack my bathing suit and towel in a backpack??

      2 Answers Jul 17, 2014 at 9:09 AM
    • Travel Time on I-77

      by hello23 Online Now Apr 16, 2014 at 8:39 AM

      I will be working near Tyvola Rd. in south charlotte. I can get a great deal on a place right outside uptown. What am I looking at in terms of commuting during the week? It is technically 15 miles away.

      1 Answer Apr 16, 2014 at 10:02 AM
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      What is there to do in Charlotte?

      by fnkdumplin Online Now Jan 27, 2014 at 10:13 AM

      Any cool ideas/places to visit in Charlotte, NC?

      1 Answer Jan 27, 2014 at 11:01 AM
    • UNCC student seeking transportation to and from UNCC to highpoint university

      by mcoulouras Online Now Oct 22, 2013 at 3:25 PM

      how can a student get a ride from UNCC to Highpoint university?

      1 Answer Oct 22, 2013 at 8:04 PM
    • TRansportation

      by BiilE Online Now Sep 15, 2013 at 8:19 AM

      Is there transportation from the Amtrak station to CLT?

      1 Answer Sep 15, 2013 at 8:32 AM
    • Transport and Where to Stay?

      by lizstillwater Online Now Sep 7, 2012 at 12:29 PM

      Hi all,

      I'm going to be at the convention center for a few days, but can't handle the prices of the hotels nearby. I won't have a car, so could you recommend a neighborhood outside of the pricey area where I can find a reasonable ($55-85)hotel and either a bus, shuttle, or cheap taxi ride in and out of downtown each day? I was originally thinking of the University area, but that looks maybe a bit far away. But I've never been to Charlotte, so I'm relying on the experts.
      Thanks so much for your help!
      Liz

    • Trip to Myrtle Beach

      by fanslayer Online Now Jul 16, 2011 at 2:55 PM

      I want to go Myrtle beach for a couple days but I have absolutely no idea how to get there from Shelby. I don't have a car so does anybody know where I can find a bus that goes there?

      3 Answers Jun 22, 2012 at 10:39 AM
    • vantage point

      by lgonzalez12 Online Now May 11, 2011 at 6:40 PM

      I'm going to be in Charlotte in a few weeks and I was wondering if anyone knew any good vantage points where I can take some good pictures of downtown. Any streets, parks, parking decks, or bridges would be very helpful.

      2 Answers Oct 12, 2011 at 4:17 AM
    • No Pet Rooms availale in Uptown Charlotte - Why?

      by Customartist Online Now Feb 11, 2011 at 3:02 PM

      Attempting to atttend Southern Living Show in Charlotte. Show date is three weeks out, Gold and Diamond Status, multiple hotels saying they "have blocks of rooms reserved for "groups"(unknown entities), but will have to drive from Rock Hill, SC. in order to go (could be 40 min. away). This is Charlotte for goodness sake, not Pole Cat, Arkansas!?!

      Why are there not more hotels accepting pets inside Charlotte? Called Chamber, Visitor Bureau, Southern Shows Office - All not helpful. Bad Business in Charlotte! Bad!

      2 Answers Feb 11, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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      6 hours to fill at Charlotte airport

      by rlg2706 Online Now Nov 2, 2010 at 6:04 AM

      I am travelling with my husband and three kids aged 13, 10 and 8 to the U.S. We are flying to Charlotte and then need to catch a connecting flight 6 hours later. I am just wondering if anyone else has experienced this with kids and if there is anything for them to do at the airport to keep them entertained. Otherwise I need to find some things to take with me to stop them getting bored! Many thanks....

      1 Answer Nov 2, 2010 at 7:39 AM
    • Charlotte Amtrak station

      by Johninboston Online Now Oct 6, 2010 at 4:50 PM

      Is it easy or safe to walk from the Charlotte Amtrak station to the bus terminal on West Trde Street?

      1 Answer Mar 30, 2011 at 5:37 PM
    • When is southbound evening rush hour on I-77?

      by davidscny Online Now May 10, 2010 at 7:29 PM

      I'm driving from western New York to South Carolina and probably taking I-81 and I-77 in part to avoid Washington. However, I'm afraid the timing will have me in Charlotte at rush hour. Maybe I can arrive before it hits. Would traffic on I-77 southbound be heavy between 3 and 5 p.m.? I'm thinking that's largely the reverse commute but then when we pass the city proper we'd be in the heading-home direction. Any advice? Thanks!

      2 Answers May 12, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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      En route to Atlanta

      by csuresh Online Now Dec 8, 2009 at 4:21 PM

      We are driving down from Charlotte to Atlanta. We want to know what are the places enroute to Atlanta or around Atlanta. Although we have noted down few places within Atlanta to visit, let me know if anything I should not miss to see.

      3 Answers Apr 3, 2010 at 12:08 PM
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      Bus from Charlotte, NC to New York, NY

      by csuresh Online Now Nov 26, 2009 at 6:33 PM

      In last minute, I have to travel from Charlotte to New York. I found the air fares very expensive and grehound bus/Amtrak equally expensive. I have used China town bus tours (www.gotobus.com) earlier and found good. When I checked there is a "Sky Express" bus service operating bus from Charlotte to NY for30 one way. Price is excellent but wanted feedback from someone who have used this on reliability, safety and comfort. Any reply will be useful.

      2 Answers Nov 30, 2009 at 7:43 PM
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      Bus from Charlotte to Savannah

      by fyrul Online Now Nov 13, 2009 at 3:30 AM

      I'm planing to travel to Savannah over a weekend from Charlotte, is there a bus that goes there? appreciate if anyone could suggest me a bus company and contacts. thank you.

      1 Answer Nov 13, 2009 at 4:41 AM
    • From train to airport

      by SusanMiller007 Online Now Nov 5, 2009 at 1:54 PM

      I am attending the event at the Aviation Museum on Saturday. I'm arriving by Train. What is the best way to get to the museum from the Train Station?

      3 Answers Nov 5, 2009 at 2:58 PM
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      5 hour Lay Over in Charlotte, what to do?

      by gripdxd Online Now Apr 20, 2009 at 12:40 PM

      I have a 5 hour layover in Charlotte, is it worth venturing out into the city centre? Can you get there by bus or public transit? Any tips or suggestions are greatly appreciated.

      1 Answer Apr 21, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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      decent heighborhood or area to spend the evening

      by keverina Online Now Oct 16, 2008 at 4:50 PM

      i pass through charlotte twice a year on the way to fla and back.it's about halfway,so i usually stay over here.i've yet to find an area that's walkable, safe and has some attractive places to have a drink or watch a game.any suggestions?

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      Photographer wants to capture a feel for the south

      by dogma505 Online Now Sep 19, 2008 at 4:04 PM

      Greetings. I will have a full day off in Charlotte before a shoot and would like to know where to get some interesting shots that would convey more of a southern feel. Will have a car and don't mind driving an hour or so out of Charlotte if recommended. Recommendations welcomed.

      Thanks!

    • hotel near convention center

      by traveltime08 Online Now Jul 1, 2008 at 5:01 PM

      Want to visit Charlote, N.C. for an event at the convention center Aug 14-15. Looking for an inexpensive hotel with parking within reasonable walking/driving distance or along the trolly route. Don't want to stay in the Hilton- won't be in the room that much. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance-

      1 Answer Jul 1, 2008 at 7:50 PM
    • Opening

      by jbelle Online Now May 27, 2008 at 9:43 AM

      What year did Carowinds open? I believe I went there the first year it was open or
      just about finished. I'm guessing in 1972 or 1973?

    • what should we do and see?

      by jgs727 Online Now Apr 29, 2008 at 3:58 PM

      My brother and I will be in Charlotte for 4 days, over the Mother's Day weekend and will have several chunks of time to explore!
      So quick, list a few things we should do and places to dine.
      Thanks a ton,
      Jill

    • LOCATION?

      by jorge68 Online Now Mar 28, 2008 at 4:52 PM

      I will be staying in Charlotte April 4 for 3 nights.
      I will be renting a car for one day only and the other 2 days I won't have one.
      What is a good neighbourhood to stay in that is "foot" friendly...i like to walk around and see things.
      Or can someone recommend a good neighbourhood to stay in?

      thanks

      1 Answer Apr 2, 2008 at 4:55 AM
    • Visiting Charlotte in March

      by violet12 Online Now Feb 5, 2008 at 6:45 AM

      My husband will be headed to Charlotte in March for a business trip (entire week) and I was considering tagging along, but am curious as to what there is to see/visit in Charlotte. I know it's got a lot of southern charm, but what can I do all day while he is in meetings? I am 52, not really into shopping but do enjoy museums, concerts, local history. Also, what is the weather like in mid-March? I appreciate your input. Thank you.

      2 Answers Feb 20, 2008 at 8:00 AM
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      Charlotte to Dallas, Texas

      by yderi Online Now Feb 3, 2008 at 2:31 PM

      Would be grateful if any locals or fellow travellers could recommend various forms of transport between Charlotte NC and Dallas Tx. Timescale is not important, price is more so, but so is safety!
      Train seems complicated, i.e via New Orleans, San Antonio etc.
      Are Greyhounds generally considered safe?
      Thanks

      4 Answers Feb 5, 2008 at 5:27 PM