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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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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!

    • 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.

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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.


    • 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

    • 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?


    • 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.

    • 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

    • South rim Grand Canyon tours

      Grand Canyon Jan 2, 2017 at 3:15 AM


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

    • 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?

    • 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

    • 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


    • Your tips for safe travelling

      Hollywood Dec 19, 2016 at 9:08 AM

      Hello everyone,
      Me and my husband are going to travel to America for the first time. We are European citizens and we are going to travel by car. The problem is that our English skills are poor and we don't know the areas safe for living or even driving through. We are planning to stay at Casa del Sol Beach Studios. The address is 333 Palm Street, Hollywood, FL 33019. What do you think about that place and its neighborhoods? Is it safe to travel by car from Miami to Key West? East and West Florida coasts? Thank you in advance.

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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.

    • 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!:)

    • 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.


    • driving practice

      by Hodajalil Online Now Nov 17, 2013 at 10:22 AM

      I have a driving permit and I want to practice driving with my friend's car. Could you tell me where is the best place to practice driving?

      Warmest Regards

      2 Answers Nov 17, 2013 at 3:30 PM
    • A good diner and a steak house

      by sahanj Online Now Jun 17, 2013 at 4:43 AM

      Hi, can anyone help me with giving me a good classic diner near C-vile and a good steak spot - ?
      would love to try something original..

      1 Answer Jun 17, 2013 at 8:52 AM
    • something fun

      by tracymt72 Online Now Aug 9, 2011 at 10:05 AM

      I am planning on being in Charlottesville on Wed 8/10/11 and I'm interested in going to a club that has a good mix of people. Any suggestions?

    • Whats to experience in charlottesville ?

      by sahanj Online Now Feb 23, 2010 at 1:09 AM

      Hi all , we are planning a trip to charlottesville in June -early july. was wondering what interesting stuff we should do. one thing i ntoiced was the scenic tour through blude ridge "skyline". can some one help on how long this will take and how to find a vehicle for this?

      also, i want to tryout some authentic food from this area. any suggestions as to the food dishes and places to eat?

      anyother activities for this area is highly appreciated.

      thanks in advance.

      2 Answers Sep 29, 2010 at 3:31 AM
    • Three days itenary from Charlottesville to Boston

      by rafik06 Online Now Aug 9, 2008 at 12:18 AM

      Hi all
      I need some help planning 3 days itenary driving from Charlotessville to Boston
      (skippinf DC and NY)

    • Gift Certificates

      by dickmurray Online Now Mar 19, 2008 at 7:32 AM

      We are not from Charlottesville. My brother and his wifew have just retired and built a new home there. We would like to send them a couple of gift certificates to try out some local fair. How may we do that?

      Dick Murray

      3 Answers Apr 14, 2008 at 7:53 PM
    • Nightlife for 50 somethings...

      by elainetaylor Online Now Jan 3, 2008 at 4:29 AM

      I'm moving to C'Ville this weekend and would like to know about bars, dance clubs and other activities for those of us in our forties and fifties.

      1 Answer Jan 5, 2008 at 7:20 AM
    • public transportation in Virginia

      by vaibhavk Online Now Aug 28, 2007 at 10:18 PM

      What public transportation is available from Washington DC to Charlottesville, and how much time would it take?


      1 Answer Aug 29, 2007 at 6:03 AM
    • oxo facilities

      by robertjricca Online Now May 28, 2007 at 4:31 PM

      Does the restarunt Oxo have rooms for private partiesor catering facilities on premises?

      1 Answer May 28, 2007 at 5:44 PM
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      Jefferson Gravesite

      by gardengnome Online Now May 3, 2007 at 3:10 PM

      The pictures show a fence around the tombstones in the Jefferson cemetary where he is buried. Is it possible to enter the area to do rubbings of the stones? Thanks!

      1 Answer May 3, 2007 at 3:58 PM
    • Cheap but good eats.

      by Travmad Online Now Dec 7, 2006 at 8:26 AM

      Can anyone suggest a place to eat in Charlottesville that is good, filling, not a chain and inexpensive?

      4 Answers Dec 19, 2007 at 9:12 AM
    • How to plan an extended family getaway

      by Meenie123 Online Now Oct 7, 2006 at 9:14 PM

      My family, in it's infinite wisdom, has decided that a little family getaway would be nice instead of Christmas presents :) A fairly large group: self and husband, sister and husband w/older daughter (adult), sister, brother and wife and maybe son (16, niece (adult), nephew and wife, daughter and husband (young marieds) possibly more!
      I have no idea how to go about looking for something like this. Any ideas or suggestions would be terrific.
      We're looking at something in or around Charlottesville and trying to keep the price of lodging reasonable as some members aren't wealthy.
      Where do I start??

      4 Answers Oct 18, 2006 at 7:58 AM
    • Need help with extended family trip

      by Meenie123 Online Now Oct 7, 2006 at 9:11 PM

      My family, in it's infinite wisdom, has decided that a little family getaway would be nice instead of giving Christmas presents. We were thinking of November 24 - 26 somewhere in or near Charlottesville.
      I don't really know how to go about planning something like this for a group of people or where to begin to look. I'm looking at a fairly large group - self and husband, sister and husband w/daughter, another sister, brother and wife, niece, nephew and husband, daughter and husband, at least. Perhaps more.
      How can I go about this and what recommendations for lodging and things to do?
      Thanks ever so much for any help!

    • Torn by the doubt

      by LuisRafaelPereira Online Now Sep 20, 2005 at 11:27 AM

      After living 46 years in NYC I want to spend the rest of my life in a very nice place. Finally I've found two: Charlottesville and Ashville, NC. Can anybody tell me about apt.'s rent in Charlottesville and why I should prefer one over the other. Pls tell me all you know about either place. Thanks a million. LuisRafael

      4 Answers Sep 20, 2005 at 5:38 PM
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      May 28th in Charlottesville

      by ciceropig Online Now May 13, 2005 at 4:24 PM

      I will be visiting Charlottesville on the 28th of May. I am assuming school is out and obtaining lodging will be no problem. Question One! What would be a nice motel within a mile of downtown in the 60.00-80.00 range. Reviews were very scare and I would be taking a stab in the dark making reservations. Would I have to get reservations at this time of year? If you could make a suggestion I would accept your choice. No goats or abandoned trucks in parking lot please! We are walking orientated and dont mind hoofing it. Can one enjoy Monticello and the University of Viginia on a one day walk! Appreciate any other suggestions you may have. I would be leaving NC Saturday morning and be in Charlottesville about noon and have all day Saturday and Sunday to enjoy a town I have wanted to see for a long time. Thanks

      1 Answer May 13, 2005 at 6:23 PM
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      What's intresting in Charlottesville....?

      by Saulele Online Now Mar 5, 2005 at 8:28 AM


      Can somebody tell me more about Charlottesville? I am comeing there in June and would like to explore it more before i'll get there. I heard that in July it is very boring, is it true:( ?

      1 Answer Mar 5, 2005 at 1:09 PM