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    • groover101's Profile Photo

      Charging stations Terminal D IAH

      Houston Feb 7, 2017 at 6:49 AM

      I am gonna have a bit of a layover in Houston before flying out of terminal D. Looking for some suggestions for a good place to have a couple of beers and possibly charge my phone. Any ideas?

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    • alligators + tourist attractions

      Tampa Jan 31, 2017 at 5:46 AM

      I have a phobia about alligators and yet I want somewhere warm for an end of Nov/Dec break. Are there any alligators on the beach at this time of the year - does anyone have personal knowledge of the situation

      Apart from Disney what other attractions are there - we would like to do some touring but looking at the crime rate in Charleston/New Orleans we are scared as we came close to being run off the road in Washington DC near the Jeffereson library Plan to stay about 2-3 weeks so could do 1000/1500 miles comfortably with hotels interspersed

      Can I add my thanks to VT which has been invaluable to me and enabled me to stay safe and see lots of places I wouldn't have seen. Only hope there is a last minute reprieve

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    • Arizona/Utha in Fall

      Arizona Jan 29, 2017 at 9:49 AM

      Hi :)

      I need some advice for travel. I want to go to Las Vegas this fall and then drive by car to Grand Canyon and etc.
      My plan looks like this:

      First Day - Pick up the Car, drive to Hoover Dam and then to Tusayan

      Second Day - Visit Grand Canyon. We are not really "hiking people", so everything that takes more thatn 2hrs round trip is probably to much.But as i seen on then internet, most places are pretty accesible by car or shuttle.

      Third Day - Drive to Page, visit the Slot Canyons arount 11 AM (tours start then). and visit Horseshoe Bend in the afternoon

      Fourth Day - Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon (about 3hrs). Anything nice to see on the way there?

      Fifth Day - Visit Bryce Canyon

      Sixt Day - Drive to Springdale for Zion NP (about 2hrs). Anything nice to see on the way there?

      Seventh Day - Zion NP (visit The Narrows)
      Eight Day - Zion NP - What should we do too?
      Ninnth Day - Spend morning in Zion then drive back to Vegas, Anything nice to see on the way there?

      What do you think, is it a good plan? Should we spend less/more at a specific place? We have read that roads in this area are usually straight and not crowded, so driving shouln't be a hussle.

      Any help is appreciated

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      Weekly rates

      International Falls Jan 26, 2017 at 12:27 AM

      Hi! Dies anyone know of a room for rent or an apartment for rent that has weekly rates? I will be staying in International Falls for 3 weeks. Staying at a hotel would be costly. Thanks!

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      Tillicum excursion from Seattle during the week in May

      Seattle Feb 18, 2017 at 9:34 PM

      I'm going to miss this site!!!Love getting replays from locals as much as I like helping others when they come to Australia.
      Anyway.....Anyone know the best tour company to visit Tillicum? A tour that offers either a Tuesday /Wednesday or Thursday in May?

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    • alligators + tourist attractions

      Tampa Jan 31, 2017 at 5:40 AM

      I have a phobia about alligators and yet I want somewhere warm for an end of Nov/Dec break. Are there any alligators on the beach at this time of the year

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    • Footwear for end March/early April?

      Bryce Canyon National Park Jan 25, 2017 at 11:57 AM

      Do you recommend a winter hiking boot for March/April ? Also, is a down jacket warm enough?

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    • Weather and hotels

      Miami Beach Feb 18, 2017 at 8:05 AM

      Hello
      We are considering to visit Miami beach in January 2018
      Does anyone know if this is a good time for a beach holiday?
      We are living I Norway and would like to have some sun and warmth when it is winter time here.
      Does anyone have facts about a nice not to expensive hotel as well?
      Best regards
      Turid in Norway

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      Can I do Catalina and Balboa island in one day

      Newport Beach Feb 2, 2017 at 11:51 PM

      Staying at the holiday inn express Newport for 3 nights...no car...
      Already booked and paid after I realised not walking distance to beach at all...
      Can uber to Laguna one day and I thought these 2 islands would be a great idea...

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    • Weather November

      California Feb 1, 2017 at 1:44 AM

      I know I asked yesterday about Florida but we are also looking at Palm/Desert Springs California - what is the weather liable to be like in November

      Will the roads be snow free to Las Vegas and what is the weather liable to be like in Vegas in November.

      Plan to possibly fly to Los Angeles - use Desert/Palm Springs and tour from there and possibly take a few days out to visit Vegas - could even fly into Vegas if the flights were cheaper

      Many thanks for so many questions

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      April trip - Tips /Advice

      Brooklyn Jan 25, 2017 at 3:00 PM

      Just looking for any tips/advice on my forthcoming trip to NY. Am staying in Brooklyn as want to be near the Barclay Centre and staying in the Best Western Plus Prospect Park Hotel (unless anyone can recommend somewhere else) . will be there at the beginning of April, dont have a high budget so looking for bargains (arent we all). Things like best way to get around, to get from Brooklyn to NYC, restaurants/cafes to visit, only there 5 nights so want to try and do as much as possible. Also why is the site closing down?

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    • Travelling by rented car

      Miami Feb 16, 2017 at 4:55 AM

      Hello,
      We will be travelling in America this March, so we have decided to rent a car. We have heard that there are roads which require payments. 1. How can we pay these fees? Cash, credit card? Could rented car use sunpass and toll-by-plate? If yes, how to get it online? 2. What insurance car needs to have zero excess?
      Thank you in advance :)

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      subway access

      New York City Feb 3, 2017 at 7:55 AM

      Is it easier to catch the subway from John F Kennedy or LGA? thanks (typed out JFK for enough words to get it in the system.

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    • Internatiola flight to lax and then national flight

      Los Angeles Jan 26, 2017 at 10:37 AM

      We are arriving at 26.September at LAX

      Our flight - LX40 Swiss - will arrive at 4:30PM, we checked online that is usually on time.

      We want to fly the same day from LAX to Las vegas. How much stopover time should we calculate?

      Possible flights:
      7:05 PM - Delta
      9:05 PM - United
      10:40 PM - United

      We currently looking at the 7:05 PM, but we don't know, is 2.5 hrs enough for transfer - to less or to much?

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      new york or orlando

      United States of America Feb 19, 2017 at 9:28 PM

      hi, we're going to the USA with our twelve year old daughter and need to choose between New York and Orlando for a four to five day trip. we need to go to indianapolis after this trip to visit relatives. Please advice as to which is the better option with respect to both, activities and expense. Thanks in advance.

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    • Yosemite Valley

      Yosemite National Park Feb 6, 2017 at 11:07 AM

      Hi,

      Me and a friend are planning of going to Yosemite valley in about a week (17-18 feb 2017). Will we be able to drive there from the west (Mariposa) without any snow chains on the car? Is the road even open?
      Thanks in advance for answer!

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    • Driving to Cincinnati

      by Sharonrites Online Now Dec 28, 2015 at 4:04 PM

      Any advice on driving to Cincinnati from CT?

      2 Answers Dec 29, 2015 at 5:39 PM
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      Outdoor activities around Cincinnati

      by am&pm Online Now Jul 31, 2015 at 3:40 PM

      If you wanted to do something outdoors in or near Cincinnati involving hiking or walking, where would you go?

      3 Answers Mar 30, 2016 at 11:17 AM
    • nightclub in cin

      by jolynx3 Online Now Mar 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM

      what is a good urban nightclub to go to

    • Transportation downtown to King's Island

      by rsorley Online Now Jul 5, 2014 at 10:48 AM

      My son is traveling via megabus to cincinnati, then needs to get to King's Island on a Sunday morning. Is there a bus route to Mason?

      1 Answer Jul 5, 2014 at 11:34 AM
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      over night trip

      by Stephanie65 Online Now Jun 27, 2014 at 9:24 AM

      looking for idea for a 50th birthday night special for my husband. Close to Cincinnati to relax and enjoy a night ANY SUGESTIONS

      1 Answer Jul 3, 2014 at 9:50 AM
    • Tickets for Eagles concert

      by cmarlene Online Now Dec 4, 2013 at 5:10 PM

      Is It better to be close to stage seating, but high or back section on floor? I want to purchase tickets for 2 sons and spouses for Christmas presents.

      3 Answers Dec 4, 2013 at 9:22 PM
    • driving choices

      by westbird Online Now Aug 27, 2013 at 1:10 PM

      hi, going to cincy this weekend, coming in east on i 74 to go to holiday inn eastgate around 5pm and is south 275 or north 275 or driving into downtow and picking up the road to batavia , which way of those 3 choices is the best way to go , looking at a map it looks like all ways to eastgate from the west look similar, thanks

      2 Answers Aug 28, 2013 at 8:06 AM
    • Tour guide--Relocating

      by marylander36 Online Now Jun 24, 2013 at 11:18 PM

      My husband and I are considering relocating to Cincinnati.

      We are looking for a tour-guide for both a sightseeing and neighborhoods type tour?

      Thank you for your help!
      Kim

      1 Answer Jun 25, 2013 at 3:18 AM
    • Newport, KY to Cincinnatti

      by rgiddings54 Online Now Aug 21, 2012 at 9:15 AM

      I'm looking for cheapest transportation from Newport riverfront to greyhound station in Cincinnatti

      1 Answer Aug 21, 2012 at 9:58 AM
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      Help for a weekend - central without car, taxi ok

      by nomad7890 Online Now May 10, 2010 at 11:46 AM

      I am meeting a friend in Cincinnati and need to plan a few activites but without a car. Objective is to have some place to chat, while doing a little sight seeing. Would also enjoy attending mass at the St. Peter in Chains Cathedral ... so - please keep in mind distance- taxi ok, public transp. ok too.

      - what is a good place to stay (I saw the Marriott, is this in an OK neighborhood?) - or a similar place

      - What is a good breakfast/brunch place? I think a big lunch would be good.

      - Looked at Eden park for a stroll - are there nice quiet places but not too secluded places to sit there?

      - What about Carew Tower?

      - How far is the ball park from there - and is it open daily for tours?

      - How far is the Union Terminal from there - I just want to see the building.

      - What would be a nice but inexpensive place for dinner? American food, steak OK - nice, not stuffy, and most of all, fairly quiet - need to be able to have a good conversation.

      - What would you recommend after dinner?

      ok, too many questions. Don't want to make it too busy, mainly have a little activity, lots of opportunity to sit down and chat with as little heat and as much peace and quiet as possible, and a nice inexpensive meal at the end.

    • New -ish to area

      by Cokie Online Now Oct 10, 2009 at 12:33 PM

      Would this be a conducive place to conduct an early business dinner meeting
      with my boss of 3.5 years?
      I am a work-aholic and tend not to get out much. I want to have the
      meeting on my terms in a neutral place. My boss and I are on good terms.
      But want to have a quiet thoughtful conversation about business
      in more than the usual mid-chain setting.

    • Breakfast with the Characters at Kings Island

      by jekyllandhans Online Now Jun 24, 2009 at 7:55 AM

      Hello, what do you guys think about Kings Island at Mason? My family and I are planning to go there and we have little kids with us. I went to their website and saw Breakfast with the Characters. The cost for Adult meal is13.9 and7.99 for Jr/Sr. It runs from 9:00am until 10:30am. There is also one complimentary photo with the characters. Considering park food is more expensive than food outside of the park, isn't this a good deal?

      1 Answer Jun 24, 2009 at 8:10 AM
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      cincinnati to columbus

      by ladymd Online Now Oct 28, 2008 at 6:05 PM

      Hi. It's gonna be my first time in cincinnati, will be staying at motel 6 near the Jewish Hospital. What is the most affordable way to travel from there to columbus airport on a weekday? Will be travelling to Philadelphia via Southwest air. Thanks!

      2 Answers Oct 4, 2009 at 8:38 PM
    • State parks and hill stations near Cincinnati

      by tintin99 Online Now May 8, 2008 at 12:43 AM

      Hi:

      I would like to know if there are any good state parks or hill stations near Cincinnati. I would be staying for a week in Cincinnati and i can make only day trips. I need to return back to Cincinnati by late evening. I had visited all the museums in Cincinnati when i visited last time and i'm more keen on visiting scenic places this time. Any suggestions in this regard would be appreciated.

      Thanks!

      3 Answers Mar 30, 2016 at 11:21 AM
    • Accomodations with good pool

      by baberuth Online Now May 7, 2008 at 1:11 PM

      Visiting Cincinnat in June and looking for a hotel with a good pool - We are visiting friends who live in Milford as well as Silverton so that side of town is best.

      Has anyone been to the Great Wolf Suites and Waterpark in Mason? What is it like? Also, how far is Mason from Milford?

      Thanks! Ruth

      1 Answer Jul 28, 2008 at 10:07 AM
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      1 week in Cincinnati...advise on fun things to do

      by roco_mx Online Now Feb 25, 2008 at 2:56 PM

      Hi VTs, I work for GE in Mexico and will be spending one week in mid april (19-27) in Cincinnati, visiting GE's plant in Evendale with two other workmates. This will be our first time in OH, and I wanted to ask for a couple of things:

      - What are some cool pubs/bars to get an after-work drink?
      - Do you know of any salsa club in the Cinci area?
      - What malls would you recommend for a visit (looking for A&F, AE, GAP, kind of stores)?
      - Is there any amusement park within driving distance?
      - What other tips could you give to 3 late-20s mexican engineers to have a good time while in Cincinnati?

      thanks a lot.

      Rodrigo.

      2 Answers Mar 19, 2008 at 5:40 AM
    • What is up with the flying pigs in Cincinatti?

      by blackft Online Now Dec 27, 2007 at 7:49 AM

      I get why there are pigs everywhere; Cincinatti was very heavily involved in the pork industry. But why are they flying pigs?

      I was told by someone that way back when, there was a barge floating through Cincinatti with a load of pigs going toward the slaughterhouse. There was substancial fog that day and it made it look as if the pigs were flying through the city. My Aunt said it was a nice story, but probably untrue and I cannot find anything on line to corroborate what I've heard.

      3 Answers Jul 10, 2008 at 4:53 PM
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      Firsti time in Cincinnati! Help!

      by siovino Online Now Sep 4, 2007 at 9:01 AM

      Hi, next August I'll be for two months in cinci to work at University.
      It's my first experience in US. Can you tell me all about the city life? for example what about bus/subway, house price, night fun, day fun, trips, parks to have fitness, sports and everything you think It's important to know?
      Thank's very much!
      pleaSE help!

      10 Answers Jan 30, 2008 at 4:09 PM
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      Need Suggestions!

      by luv2laughlots Online Now Aug 22, 2007 at 4:45 PM

      We've got a group of about 15 women for a Bachelorette Party heading to Cinci and trying to find a good place to eat that would be versatile for all the different taste buds and wouldn't be too abrasive to the pocketbooks. I've been checking out all the tips and the more I look the more indecisive I become. Any suggestions??

      3 Answers Aug 23, 2007 at 5:57 AM
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      From Malaysia to Cincinnati need advise

      by silantra.Z Online Now Mar 18, 2007 at 7:26 PM

      hi there..
      i will be going to cincinnati this april. i have a 5 days course which will be paid by the company. i plan to extend my stay .. this is my first time in the USA. i plan to visit patton musuem kentucky.
      i have 2 options to go there generally speaking. I can rent a car and drive my self with a print out map from google map. This option requires me to have a valid driving licence. I have a valid driving licience issued by malaysia but i dont know the requirement over there. A friend of mine told me i dont need an international driving permit to drive in the USA (some states will require..) he had drove in the USA during his collegue years .. but i still havent sure if i still need a special permit in Ohio and to Kentucky.
      Second options is public transport. I just search google and cannot find a bus service from cinci to fort knox. can somebody tell me which bus service (connecting bus ) that i can take. My course will end friday evening and i think i will start to move friday evening to kentucky, get a cheap motel somewhere in fort knox and saturday i can have a few hours in the museum before heading back to cincin, to my hotel and i will leave on sunday.
      Pls advise me..
      thanks
      cheers,
      zaidi

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      Accomodations with a jacuzzi

      by dlandt Online Now Nov 16, 2006 at 11:50 AM

      Does anyone know where I can book a room with a jacuzzi? (Not a modified bath tub)It doesn't have to be ultra ultra but it should be at least ***. Regular internet search options don't seem to work well for finding something of this nature. I'm also looking for good brew pubs that not only brew beer but serve great food.

      Dave (Nov 24-26)

      4 Answers Sep 20, 2007 at 2:39 PM
    • Tropicana

      by BlondieB0259 Online Now Nov 14, 2006 at 7:21 AM

      New to Cincinnati, heard it was a good place to go to but is it 18+, or 21+?

      1 Answer Dec 4, 2006 at 1:28 PM
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      Need good Sports Bar to Watch Buckeyes this week

      by jennwerner Online Now Sep 25, 2006 at 9:42 AM

      I bought my hubby tickets to see the Bengals/Pats game on Sunday for his birthday and we will be staying at Millennium Hotel Cincinnati at 150 West 5th Street and we need to find a good fun Sports Bar to watch the Buckeye Game from on Saturday night? Please tell me there are some Buckeye Fans in Cincinnati? After we whopped on them two weeks ago I know it may be tough to find!! j/k but hubby and I are die hard fans who will miss not being here in Columbus to Party, So where is a good Sports Bar in downtown????

      Thanks,
      Jennifer


      1 Answer Sep 29, 2006 at 11:33 AM
    • Oktoberfest

      by mnewman Online Now Sep 6, 2006 at 5:07 PM

      Were are the local Oktoberfest held? One-Two or Three places? Also what are the scheduled dates?
      TKS, Ms Mildred

      1 Answer Sep 7, 2006 at 9:25 AM
    • Fireworks Sept 3rd

      by pathros Online Now Aug 30, 2006 at 7:05 PM

      What are the hours for this event?

    • Loykeri's Profile Photo

      CINCI June of 2006

      by Loykeri Online Now May 20, 2006 at 2:46 PM

      Hello!
      > Me and a buddy are taking a weekend to visit cinci June 2 thru the 4th.
      >
      >
      > Problem - she hasn't been there in about a 5 years and I am assuming
      > things have changed.
      >
      > Any advice on the following:
      > 1. cool night club that's fun and comforatble - as opposed to crammed n'
      > sweaty or uptight n' snobby.
      >
      > 2. Great local restuarant the can't be found outside of Cinci - don't
      > want to be forced to eat at the local Applebee's if you know what I
      > mean.
      >
      > 3. Cool (and cheap) day tripper activities. I plan on blowing most of my
      > money on food and drink - so I don't want to blow 30+ bucks on Kings
      > Island for example.
      >
      > Any help appreciated!

      1 Answer May 21, 2006 at 4:00 PM
    • West Cincinnati - Indiana

      by heyyou67 Online Now Feb 14, 2006 at 12:44 PM

      Howdy,

      I’ll be attending a vocational training course in Lawrenceburg, Indiana during the month of March.

      Can anyone recommend a decent budget hotel for this long term stay? I don’t need a pool or fitness center or anything like that; just a clean room in a safe area within a 30 minute commute of Lawrenceburg. Also, I just need a table for my homework and possibly a refrigerator for some munchies.

      I posted on craigslist.com but only got shared room responses. Not really interested in that but a short term studio apartment rental would be great.

      Thanks

      1 Answer Feb 15, 2006 at 6:00 AM
    • How far is the dometic airport from the International airport?

      by bgates Online Now Nov 17, 2005 at 8:34 PM

      Hi, My flight from Paris transits at Cincinnati and I have to catch another flight to Minneapolis. Is the domestic airport different from the international airport? If yes, how far is it? Is there arrangement for airport transfers?

      Thanks.

      6 Answers Nov 21, 2005 at 2:10 PM
    • christine.j's Profile Photo

      35 minutes for transfer at Cincinnati Airport

      by christine.j Online Now Sep 7, 2005 at 6:53 AM

      My son needs to go to the US for a short trip to the East and West coast. The travel agency made him a offer which sounds good, but:
      The last leg of his trip will be from San Francisco to Cincinnati, then to Frankfurt. Both flights are with Delta, but there are just 35 minutes between landing and take off again. I don't know Cincinnati Airport, but to me that seems to be impossible. He can check his bags through, but usually the gates close 30 minutes before take off. Do you think there's a reliable chance for him top catch his flight? He has to decide by tomorrow if he books the flights.
      Thanks for any help.
      Christine

      6 Answers Sep 8, 2005 at 12:03 AM
    • Stephen-KarenConn's Profile Photo

      How about meeting us and CoAir13 (Jen and Ethan) for dinner, Thursday, August 4.

      by Stephen-KarenConn Online Now Jul 18, 2005 at 5:04 AM

      CoAir13 (Jen and Ethan) will be visiting with us for a couple of days the first week in August, so we are inviting other Cincinnati/Dayton area VTers to meet us for dinner on Thursday evening, August 4, 6:00 p.m. at El Rancho Grande in Sharonville. It's easy to find, at 11765 Lebanon Road, just south of the Sharonville exit off i-275, between I-75 and I-71. You can sign up at the posting I have made in the VT meetings section. I know it's a week night, but many of you should still be able to make it. Let's get together, meet, and welcome Jen and Ethan to our corner of Ohio. The more the merrier.