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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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    • Six Nations Rugby

      San Francisco Jan 22, 2017 at 11:02 AM

      Visiting San Antonio first weekend in February but desperate to watch the England v France game on the 4th. Is there anywhere in San Antonio or immediate area that we cold do this? Many 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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    • 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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    • 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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      new york or orlando

      United States of America Yesterday

      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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    • 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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      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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      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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    • 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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    • Weather in Gatlinburg

      by Lukadosa Online Now Sep 29, 2014 at 8:28 AM

      My family and I are planning a visit to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. What kind of weather should we expect at the end of December 2014 and beginning of January 2015? Should we expect a white Christmas with snow right outside the door or do we have to look/travel higher to the mountains to find some snow? We are looking forward to find snow, (specially the kids); they are very excited thinking they should be able to play in the snow -as you probably already notice: snow is a must in the trip-. How cold should it be in town? What kind of clothing should we wear? We live in Costa Rica (a tropical country) so we want to prepare in advance the right clothing for low temps.
      Any advice on clothing, weather or snow related matters will be very welcome.
      Thanks Virtual Tourist Fellows

      3 Answers Oct 1, 2014 at 4:42 AM
    • Must-see & Must-do

      by Lukadosa Online Now Sep 24, 2014 at 9:14 AM

      Hi, everyone!
      Me and my family are going on a vacation trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee for a couple of weeks by the end of December 2014 and the beginning of January 2015. Our total party is 11 family members with an age range from 3 to 70.
      I would appreciate any advise on must-see attractions and places & must-do things. As I mentioned we're going on a vacation trip so our schedule is free but we certainly want to get the most out of our stay, at this moment we only have planned to visit a Ski Resort . Also any idea on how/where to spend New Year´s Eve will be welcome.
      Thanks a lot.

      4 Answers Oct 1, 2014 at 4:49 AM
    • Best Cabin Rental Experiences?

      by spiltpop Online Now Sep 23, 2014 at 10:42 AM

      All I see online are bad experiences. I want to go to Gatlinburg area for one weekend and am afraid of all the bad reviews on the cabins. Does anyone have a good experience? Where?

      4 Answers Sep 24, 2014 at 11:10 AM
    • Go Karting

      by cmorris27 Online Now Aug 19, 2014 at 4:57 PM

      Who has the fastest go-karting facility (for teens and adults) near Sevierville, Tenn.?

    • September visit

      by ws67820611 Online Now Aug 17, 2014 at 9:01 AM

      Are the crowds any thinner in Gatlinburg in September when most kids are back in school,?school?

      3 Answers Aug 17, 2014 at 1:40 PM
    • place to take 13 year old boy christmas break

      by janstevens6 Online Now Aug 11, 2014 at 3:23 PM

      We will have our 13 year old grandson for a few days after christmas...is there a spot that we could drive to from Michigan to excite him (he's a nerd and into science and math and the bible!)

      4 Answers Aug 12, 2014 at 5:14 AM
    • Date ideas

      by ohiocountryboy Online Now Jul 2, 2014 at 9:22 AM

      What are some things to do that would allow my fiance and I to hike but not be around large crowds. She has issues with crowds and my parents are giving us our first vacation free. So I really want to make it special for her.

      2 Answers Jul 4, 2014 at 4:53 AM
    • stables/trail ride

      by Nomed Online Now May 13, 2014 at 8:24 PM

      what are the best stables to have a 4 hour scenic ride for two in or within a reasonable distance

    • bachleor party

      by travelbuddy69 Online Now Apr 18, 2014 at 7:41 PM

      looking to go whitewater and maybe ziplining, plus some fun nightlife or pubs. Any adeas?

      2 Answers Apr 23, 2014 at 1:21 PM
    • Vacationing Advice for Gatlinburg / Smokey's

      by bigbrett50 Online Now Apr 8, 2014 at 11:29 AM

      My 12 yr. old Boy and I are vacationing for the first time this summer (June) in the Smokey’s. We are from MO, and like to fish for catfish, bass etc. I was wondering about fishing in the area I see Douglas Lake looks good but it is so large, we are staying in Gatlinburg area how far is it to Douglas, which part of the lake do we go to driving from Gatlinburg, etc. Sorry I'm a newbie. I have actual been to the Smokey’s but it was about 20 yrs ago. :) Also any advice on fun things to do for kids and adults. Shows, go carts, etc. Good places to eat. And were not to go and waste my time and money. I know this is a lot of questions any help would really be appreciated! , Father & Son Trip!!
      Thanks!!!

      3 Answers Apr 8, 2014 at 10:20 PM
    • Where is the exhibit that is about Jesus Christ's life?

      by BirdieBlue Online Now Mar 19, 2014 at 12:49 PM

      Where is the exhibit that is about Jesus Christ's life?

      2 Answers Mar 19, 2014 at 12:56 PM
    • dancing for minors

      by tripp2345 Online Now Nov 24, 2013 at 7:27 AM

      is there anywhere in gatlinburg where you can go with teenagers that you can dance

    • Driving from Miami, FL

      by mauri0605 Online Now Nov 10, 2013 at 11:41 AM

      Hello I am thinking of driving from Miami to Gatlinburg the last week of the year. The route we will be taking is I95 to I26 to I40. I have never driven on mountains before and am a bit scared of the roads, snow etc. Can anyone give me an idea of what to expect in the way of altitudes and curvy roads? I would appreciate it.

      5 Answers Nov 13, 2013 at 6:42 PM
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      Gatlinburg Cabin Contract Concern:

      by mariaeliz61 Online Now Sep 11, 2013 at 4:28 AM

      After many many views, reading 100's of comments we think we have found the cabin that would fill both couples expectations for a 4 day Christmas holiday. We found it on the HomeAway.com website. We spoke with the owners and were shocked that they are expecting the full amount (over $1400.00) paid in FULL by 8 October 2012 for a 22-26 December stay.
      I have traveled all over the world, stayed in more 5 & 4 Star resorts than I can count and never and I mean never have I come across a contract that requires FULL payment, site unseen and virtually protects them from refunding us any monies if anything goes wrong from water pressure, shut off, hot tub not working/heating, etc.
      Is this something "local" to Gatlinburg? I am concerned about signing such a contract and paying in FULL. I get that a security deposit and one nights stay, but the total seems way out of line with no reassurance in return.
      Thank you in advance for your time, expert advice and any suggestions! ~M

      10 Answers Sep 25, 2013 at 8:20 AM
    • Where to stay next month near the strip?

      by srsteck Online Now Sep 5, 2013 at 9:19 AM

      Looking for a place to stay in gatlinburg next month!! We would like something close enough to walk to the strip or has trolley access, indoor pool or heated pool available, kitchen or at least a fridge or microwave in room. would like a 1 bedroom option so that our baby can go to sleep and we can still watch tv in a separate living area. Hotel, condo, or cabin/chalet are all fine.

      1 Answer Sep 5, 2013 at 10:59 AM
    • Trying to find the best place for reasonable rate in Gatlinburg Tenns

      by DaisyDewBee Online Now Aug 14, 2013 at 11:35 PM

      Where is the most reasonable place to stay with a lot of amenity's like a hot/jetting tub in the room near Gatlinburg?

      1 Answer Aug 15, 2013 at 6:45 AM
    • mountain roads

      by joymg68 Online Now Jul 5, 2013 at 9:23 AM

      i'm driving up from Fl next week and although I'm used to mountain roads in Penn/Ny, I do NOT like 2 lane mountain roads with NO guard rail. I'm staying in downtown Gatlinburg at Carrs Cabins...can you please tell me if my "traveling" into the city will have me driving through those conditions or is it ONLY if I decide to do Cades Coves, etc??

      2 Answers Jul 5, 2013 at 1:02 PM
    • pottery making

      by hiflyn75 Online Now Jun 26, 2013 at 2:44 PM

      is there anywhere you can make your own pottery in the area

    • How cold or warm is it?

      by goshigen Online Now Jun 1, 2013 at 7:31 PM

      Visiting 2nd week in September from Australia, Suggestions for weather clothing in town?
      T Y.

      1 Answer Jun 2, 2013 at 5:19 AM
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      Good value stay for my husband and I for just one night?

      by SSiekert Online Now May 3, 2013 at 1:13 PM

      Just hoping if anyone could recommend a nice, good value hotel / motel / B&B with a good view of the mountains. We are staying 1 night in the area on our way to Georgia this month and I want a nice but inexpensive place to rest for the night. We are in our Mid-20s and love the outdoors. Thank you!

      1 Answer May 3, 2013 at 2:27 PM
    • doctors

      by papa58 Online Now Apr 21, 2013 at 11:17 AM

      Do you provide transportation to doctors in Gatlinburg?

      1 Answer Apr 21, 2013 at 11:33 AM
    • Question title

      by tinaplayer Online Now Mar 24, 2013 at 10:18 AM

      I will not be hiking. Should I still bring jeans?

      3 Answers Mar 24, 2013 at 3:01 PM
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      Lunch

      by lovesthemountains Online Now Jan 20, 2013 at 9:36 AM

      Where is a quick and good lunch place in Gatlinburg? Somewhere that we can get in and out of quick, but have a good meal? Thanks in advance!!

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      Little River Road

      by lovesthemountains Online Now Jan 13, 2013 at 3:11 PM

      We want to do the Little River stops (Laurel Falls, Metcalf Bottoms, the sinks, the y, etc)...are there any places to eat along this way? Thanks in advance!!

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      Hiking with Food

      by lovesthemountains Online Now Jan 13, 2013 at 12:59 PM

      Hello, I've been reading about hiking and being aware of your food with the bears. If we pack a picnic when we go out to Cade's Cove and pack it in an ice chest (we will be in a Jeep with top off), is the ice chest good enough to keep the food sealed or should we use something else? Don't want to attract the bears to us or to our Jeep when we are hiking!! Thanks in advance!!

      6 Answers Jan 20, 2013 at 1:44 PM
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      Which Restaurant

      by lovesthemountains Online Now Jan 11, 2013 at 3:35 PM

      Best Italian or Smokey Mountain Brewery? Thanks in advance!!!

      3 Answers Jan 13, 2013 at 4:08 PM
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      Appalacian Trail

      by lovesthemountains Online Now Jan 11, 2013 at 8:39 AM

      Can someone please tell me about the Appalachian Trail? We are new to the GSMNP, we visited for the first time last May and will be returning this June (can't wait)!! Any help or advise would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks in advance!!

      4 Answers Jan 11, 2013 at 2:18 PM
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      GATLINBURG in April?

      by cmcarney Online Now Mar 2, 2012 at 8:59 AM

      We are thinking of a long weekend in Gatlinburg at the first of April. I knwow this has been an atypical winter (at least in Ohio), but what is the weather ussually like at this time of year there. Can we expect spring flowers/buds?

      Thanks for any insight.

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      Primitive 1 room cabin for seclusion

      by ALwishing4Seclusion Online Now Jan 12, 2012 at 11:53 AM

      I am a single male and am hoping to find a rough hewn rustic primitive 1 or 2 room type of cabin at affordable rate in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon forge area. I don't want a newer built home but an older cabin or shack type dwelling. Anyone know of any hidden gems. I'm there for the nature, not amenities.

      Thanks.

      3 Answers Nov 15, 2012 at 9:41 AM
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      Going on a road trip from Miami Fl ... PLease help

      by intsell Online Now Sep 15, 2011 at 11:33 AM

      Hi every1

      We are planing a trip to on this winter around middle December.

      My husband bigest interest is to see snow as he has been living on tropic all his life .

      By what I see Tennessee ( Gatlinburg ) doesnt get lots of snow on the winter season unless you are in higher elevations .
      I found a cabin ( bear cub) which is located on 2700 ft ( by google earth ) .
      Do you think we will have plenty snow at that elevation ?

      Do you know any higher elevation cabin or any advise .... cause we are going for just 4 days we had not time to spear for a weather to change and get a snow storm....

      Please any advise will be appreciate