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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

    • 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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      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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      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?

    • 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

    • Weather and hotels

      Miami Beach Feb 18, 2017 at 8:05 AM

      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 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...

    • 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

    • Travelling by rented car

      Miami Feb 16, 2017 at 4:55 AM

      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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      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.

    • Yosemite Valley

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


      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!

    • Connecting Time

      by MaryAz Online Now Jul 11, 2016 at 2:20 AM

      Hi everyone,
      I have booked an international flight to US. My first landing is in DTW and I have 2 hours and 35 mins to catch my flight to Phoenix. Is it possible for me to do everything on time? Has anyone has an experience?
      The arrival time is 3:25pm and the departure time is at 6:00pm.
      Other flights are much more expensive :(

      4 Answers Jul 11, 2016 at 1:57 PM
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      Hotel Near Detroit Metropolitan Airport

      by janetanne Online Now May 28, 2015 at 1:23 AM

      My flight arrives at 11:00pm and departs the next morning at 8:00am. I need a hotel room for that short time. I would like to stay in a hotel that is very near the airport and not more than $100 a night. Which hotel is the best and easiest to get to and from the airport? Thank you.

      3 Answers May 28, 2015 at 7:07 AM
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      40 min. layover, can I make it on time?

      by walkietalkie2012 Online Now Mar 11, 2015 at 4:52 AM

      I will have a flight from DC to Detroit then connect to another flight 43 min. later to Narita. I wonder how big or easy Detroit airport is and will I make it on time considering they also have to unload/ reload my checked-in luggage. I supposed if the airline sold me ticket I should be able to make it right? I have done transit in an hour but wonder if 40 min. is kind of short. Thanks.

      7 Answers Mar 11, 2015 at 11:22 AM
    • Sense of Place: best of US-Canadian Great Lakes museums?

      by Eurycleia Online Now Mar 10, 2015 at 5:02 AM

      What's best Great Lakes' museums

      within range of Detroit?

      Thank you!
      Sincerely, -- Eurycleia

      12 Answers Mar 13, 2015 at 11:04 AM
    • RE: car rental; car design centers

      by Eurycleia Online Now Feb 19, 2015 at 4:12 AM

      Two Detroit-area questions:

      (1) Please suggest what you think is the best current deal for a one-week economy-car rental
      pick up and drop off at Detroit-Wayne Airport. I've checked on line, of course; but seek recent, local
      feedback, if possible.

      (2) In the Greater Detroit area -- aside from The Henry Ford Museum and the Chrysler Center museum-exhibit -- what in your opinion are the best current car design centers that a curious, medium-experienced adult car buff person
      can visit and learn from?

      Thank you!

      -- Eurycleia

      2 Answers Feb 20, 2015 at 4:19 AM
    • airline ticket conundrum

      by Eurycleia Online Now Feb 17, 2015 at 7:33 AM

      17 February, 2015.

      Dear Fellow Virtual Tourist People,

      I have an airline ticket problem and don't know how to solve it.
      I seek advice, please.

      That is, this last Saturday I booked & paid for a round-trip ticket Europe/USA/Europe -- for a business meeting I have there about a month from now. I am freelance.

      Today (Tuesday) I got word that they changed the date of my USA meeting, and now -- with the ticket I bought last Saturday -- I will arrive four days late for this
      important meeting.

      How can I change or cancel my ticket and not loose the money I have paid? I still need to go to USA -- but don’t want to have to buy a whole new ticket (and forfeit the first round trip ticket!).

      My credit card covers cancellation costs for: (1) medical reasons; (2) a salaried job when starting date for employment suddenly changes; (3) loss of employment; (4) employer suddenly changes my vacation dates.

      Unfortunately I qualify for none of the above.

      How can I change or cancel my ticket?

      By the way, I have already checked with the people I bought the ticket from, and since I have paid fully for this flight (that's now the wrong date!) they will not refund or change my flight.

      Last possibility: can anyone recommend a really good last-minute on line ticket deal site for Europe/USA flights?

      Thank you all very much for whatever advice you might be able to give.

      Yours, a worried traveler: Eurycleia

      19 Answers Feb 19, 2015 at 7:20 AM
    • Bachelorette Party

      by KaT.24 Online Now Aug 9, 2014 at 3:40 AM

      Where is a good place to have a bachelorette party? Never been to the area so I want it to be FUN

      2 Answers Sep 8, 2014 at 12:56 PM
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      Detroit attractions

      by mayt Online Now Jan 15, 2014 at 10:15 AM

      What are the things to see in winter?

      4 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 5:21 PM
    • where to sleep?

      by mkirk12 Online Now Nov 5, 2013 at 11:46 AM

      Hi. I'm going to spend a few days in Detroit and I am looking for safe affordable lodging. I see there is a hostile and, well, I would appreciate any info on the place or if anyone has other suggestions I'm open. Thanks, Michele

      4 Answers Nov 6, 2013 at 9:33 AM
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      Edsel Ford Home

      by athena10x Online Now Aug 24, 2013 at 10:39 PM

      I don't see any information about the Edsel Ford home in Gross Pointe. Anyone have any information?

      2 Answers Aug 25, 2013 at 2:54 AM
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      Arriving and departing at Detroit international airport

      by bzulu67 Online Now Aug 15, 2013 at 7:09 AM

      Hi all,

      I will be arriving on a Delta flight from Toronto and departing on a Delta flight to Memphis, Tennessee.
      Will I have to claim my baggage on arrival or will they be checked through to Memphis?

      5 Answers Aug 16, 2013 at 2:41 AM
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      Henry Ford Museum

      by Dean&Vanessa Online Now Aug 11, 2012 at 7:55 PM

      Is it possible to get to the Henry Ford Museum by Public Transport from Downtown?

      5 Answers Aug 13, 2012 at 8:17 AM
    • Taxi Question for Detroit

      by reynms Online Now Feb 14, 2012 at 7:28 PM

      I am looking to contact a cab company that I rode with on 12/27/11. Any idea what company might have dark green minivan cabs? I am almost sure it was a Dodge or Chrysler.

    • Emerald Theatre, good theatre?

      by brightone Online Now Apr 19, 2011 at 10:21 AM

      what's happening Detroit? I'll be visiting your fair city on the 7th of May for a show at the Emerald Theatre.. Anyone been there before? I'm seeing HED PE, mushroomhead, livan.. some loud music! I'm hoping the venues sounds system rocks cuz i know Livan puts on a pretty sick set. anyway, any one going or know of some good watering holes around the venue?

    • Nice areas for living

      by madniki_00 Online Now Mar 3, 2011 at 1:00 AM

      I probably move to Detroit, I would like to understand which are the best areas to live.
      Feel free to suggest any place with Pro and Cons.

      Thank you in advance,

      6 Answers Mar 24, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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      DTW Airport Process

      by DarleneCMF Online Now Oct 26, 2010 at 8:55 AM

      Hi, I will be arriving at DTW on an international flight and only have 1 hr 20 min to my connecting flight. Is this enough time to go through immigration and check-in to my next flight? In LAX, you have to claim your luggage and check it again to the connecting flight. Does DTW have the same rules? Any airport tips on how to save time would be appreciated. Btw, I have Delta flights.

      5 Answers Oct 28, 2010 at 1:58 AM
    • Interview

      by SSobyaOwais Online Now Oct 8, 2010 at 9:30 AM

      I'm travelling to Detroit for the first time for an interview. My interview's at a building on Moross Road. They've recommended a few hotels in Roseville, most of which are 10-15 mins away from the info I've been sent. I was wondering what the best way would be to get from DTW airport to this area? What if I took a cab? How much would that cost me? I'm not too keen on the idea of renting a car since I'm flying back the very next day. And any feedback of any of the hotels in the Roseville area would be great too.

      9 Answers Oct 10, 2010 at 11:26 AM
    • Train Schedule

      by meslama Online Now Aug 18, 2010 at 1:32 PM

      What I need to see when I visit the Detroit Zoo site along with prices are;
      1) What are the specific train schedule times per day. From the front and from the back.
      2) Do you still offer the special engineer ride for children and at what cost.

      1 Answer Aug 18, 2010 at 4:43 PM
    • Which Detroit Casino has the best dance club?

      by Lissa0807 Online Now Aug 5, 2010 at 3:19 PM

      I am celebrating my birthday and I was just wondering if anyone has tryed out MGM or Motorcity's dance clubs and what was there take on them. Please help I wanna make sure I pick the right one.

    • Henry Ford Museum

      by HughKlaassen Online Now Jul 15, 2010 at 9:43 AM

      Is RV parking available in close proximity to the Henry ford Museum. Also can RV's park there overnight?

      1 Answer Jul 19, 2010 at 8:21 AM
    • Downtown

      by zessler Online Now Jul 5, 2010 at 10:48 AM

      My friend and I will be staying at the Holiday Inn Express in downtown Detroit for the Lions/Eagles game in September. I was hoping I could get some advice on places in the downtown area to visit, bars, clubs, restaurants, any other areas of interest. Also, how safe is walking in the downtown area? Would it be dumb to walk at night? (we are both guys) Thanks so much for any replies!

      4 Answers Sep 2, 2010 at 7:42 PM
    • ground transport to detroit airport

      by janfrederick Online Now May 24, 2010 at 11:45 AM

      I live in Cottam on canada My flight is booked Mexicana Air May 28 6:15 am from detroit airport. The min check in time is 90 min before flight (4:45 am). the robert q's earliest shuttle from windsor canada arrives 5:15 am. May I arrange for a 60 min chek-in time? Is there another ground service that i can use? Car rental that allows destination drop off?

      1 Answer May 24, 2010 at 12:25 PM
    • DTW Airport

      by brittneydeanna Online Now May 15, 2010 at 9:00 AM

      Does anyone know if there are payphones in DTW and what the rates are?? I'd be calling to someone who lives in California. Anyone know if its more a minute for long distance calls? I'd really appreciate the help!

      8 Answers May 19, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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      Looking For a View

      by LaurenAnita Online Now Apr 16, 2010 at 12:48 AM

      Is there any place that is free and accessable in Detroit that will give you a great view of the city? If so, please elaborate. The higher and broader the view the better. Looking for a cute romance spot ;).

      3 Answers Apr 23, 2010 at 11:10 AM
    • Amtrak Station on Baltimore Avenue

      by shelbyk Online Now Nov 24, 2009 at 3:26 PM

      Hi - am travelling soon to Detroit. What is the neighborhood like around the station?

      1 Answer Jan 5, 2010 at 12:27 PM
    • Michigan Central Station, Detroit

      by JonPorter Online Now Sep 27, 2009 at 2:40 PM

      I want to visit Detroit for a long weekend some time in summer 2010, I want to see MCS before the city destroys it or it gets a major renovation. Is there any work scheduled for demolition or renovation before September 2010? Do alot of people go there to take a look? Is the area around MCS safe for visitors that want to take pictures of the exterior of the building? When is the best time of day to check it out? Are there any public or private tours of the interior of MCS? Your response would be greatly appreciated, Thank You!

      3 Answers Feb 5, 2010 at 7:01 AM
    • Belle Isle, Detroit

      by JonPorter Online Now Sep 27, 2009 at 1:44 PM

      Hello... I got some more questions about Belle Isle, Is it a safe place to visit on the weekends or at night in the summer? What about week days? Do alot of shady people hang out on the island?, like thugs, homeless people & drug addicts? Is there a certain area of the island that is best to avoid? Is there public pay phones by the Jefferson Ave. E. & Grand Blvd. E. area or on the island?

      1 Answer Nov 15, 2009 at 9:30 AM
    • Belle Isle, Detroit

      by JonPorter Online Now Sep 27, 2009 at 11:38 AM

      Hi there, I got a few questions... Is it possible to walk across the Douglas Macarthur bridge? Is there a seasonal schedule that the James Scott fountain operates by, like from May to October? Does it light up at night? Your feed back would be very much appreciated, thank you!

      1 Answer Nov 15, 2009 at 9:34 AM
    • Please answer as soon as possible!

      by sabrina_7869 Online Now Jul 19, 2009 at 3:48 PM

      Does the Detroit zoo have a waterpark or an area to swim?

      1 Answer Jul 20, 2009 at 8:17 AM
    • Rodents

      by agibson Online Now Apr 30, 2009 at 6:01 AM

      Several years ago we took the family to the zoo and had a wonderful time. When we were there we seen these rodents from Africa that were larger than pigs. Do you still have them? What is the name of them?
      Thanks for your response

      5 Answers May 1, 2009 at 11:11 AM