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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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      Earth 2 hours ago

      Goodbye everyone.

      I'm on Reddit as Kananaskis_Country if anyone wants advice about Cuba.

      Cheers.

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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?

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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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    • 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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    • 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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      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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    • Re: Gettysburg Pennsylvania USA - Diorama (sp?) Is it still there?

      by Marti0013 Online Now Jun 23, 2015 at 1:40 AM

      I was in Gettysburg about 12 yrs ago and we stopped and saw a miniature of the battlefield that explained the whole battle. It really helped me to understand where I was as we went on tours and I;d like to see it again when we get out there this summer.. Is it still there? I think it was on the road on the way to the battlefield visitors center and gift shop. Thanks!

      Marti M.

      4 Answers Jun 25, 2015 at 9:32 AM
    • Gettysburg picnic

      by Cranberry123 Online Now Apr 17, 2014 at 4:39 PM

      Will we be allowed to stop for a picnic while doing a self guided tour of the gettysburg battlefield? Are there covered pavilions with picnic tables? Are there any playgrounds for toddlers along the route?

      3 Answers Apr 18, 2014 at 10:16 AM
    • Xtreme ghost hunt

      by Ffdemt114 Online Now Oct 20, 2013 at 5:37 AM

      They brought us to a "farmhouse" that was supposedly a field hospital during the battle of culps hill (right off Baltimore tpke) doing some research it's not listed anywhere. So just curious if we've been had lol

      3 Answers Oct 20, 2013 at 6:52 AM
    • State Memorials

      by Heartlandtourist Online Now Jul 26, 2013 at 9:36 AM

      I have read that each state that participated has a memorial in Gettysburg. Is this true?
      I particularly am interested in the Missouri monument.

      2 Answers Jul 26, 2013 at 11:23 AM
    • a B&B to stay

      by dharhay Online Now Jun 30, 2013 at 2:51 PM

      Were going to Gettysburg end of July. Where is a cute B&B to stay? We will be going on Segway tour of the Battlefield and also going to Museum. Gettysburg Brewery at night. What do any of you suggest? Thanks.

      Dave

    • Most Paranormal B&B in Gettysburg?

      by mojomama13 Online Now Jul 6, 2010 at 2:40 PM

      Please someone end my misery of unaccomplished searching of where to stay in Gettysburg. I want to know what place has the most paranormal activity,is it Lightner bed and Breakfast, Doubleday Inn,Cashtown Inn,or the Baladerry Inn with Suzanne's "wonderful 3 course breakfasts" . I want to know where you out there,have had yourselves some paranormal activity.

      These are my 4 final choices. Please do not mention Farnsworth.I will not ever stay there. Thank you.

      3 Answers Jul 4, 2011 at 6:59 PM
    • monument markers

      by rena1278 Online Now Jun 15, 2010 at 9:37 PM

      My family took a trip to Gettysburg last summer and LOVED it!! I took a ton of pics of monuments and such and some of the placards that the NPS put up explaining certain things, like the Breatsworks and the Valley of Death. But now that I am getting to scrap booking the photos I have found that some of the edges of writing were cut off. Anyone know of a website that has pics of these maybe so I can include all the writing in my scrapbooking? Thanx a Ton!!

      2 Answers Jun 16, 2010 at 10:30 AM
    • Restaurants

      by Leming Online Now Feb 21, 2009 at 12:17 PM

      I am bringing a group of about 40 people into town and I need a place to eat where they can hold all of us at once. Any ideas?

      1 Answer Aug 7, 2010 at 6:59 PM
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      Gettysburg for Valentine's Day?

      by mrsmig Online Now Jan 12, 2009 at 8:23 AM

      My husband recently expressed a desire to visit Gettysburg again (we haven't been in a long while, and then just on a day trip). I thought it might be fun to visit over the Valentine's Day weekend, which is also the weekend of his birthday.

      Is this going to be a good time to visit? I don't know if Gettysburg is considered a particularly romantic getaway, but one never knows. Should I anticipate crowds or anything out of the ordinary? I know it'll be cold and I'm prepared for that. Can anyone recommend a quiet hotel that's convenient to the battlefield, and is there a particular place to eat that would also be quiet but romantic and/or historic? Any other tips would be appreciated.

      Thanks for your help and advice!

      3 Answers Jan 21, 2010 at 9:29 AM
    • Holiday Inn...Gettysburg

      by mooneysearch Online Now Oct 11, 2008 at 9:39 AM

      When Was it built and DID they move the house Jenny Wade was shot in to build it?

      1 Answer Oct 11, 2008 at 4:24 PM
    • carriage rides

      by Israeltrip05 Online Now Feb 28, 2008 at 5:43 PM

      Where does one go for a carriage ride in Gettysburg?

      2 Answers Jul 4, 2011 at 7:02 PM
    • Questions about a trip to Gettysburg!

      by ElaineCatherine Online Now Aug 17, 2007 at 12:38 PM

      Hi

      Im planning on taking my sons to Gettysburg for a little get a way over the Labor Day weekend. One of my sons is a huge Civil War History buff!

      I wonder if anyone can tell me a litle about Gettysburg! - How far is it from Hershey? What's a good place to stay? And what are the best places we must see? Is it mostly bike friendly?

      Thanks

      Elaine

      7 Answers Feb 5, 2008 at 6:24 AM
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      lift to Washington DC on Friday?

      by Fionafrank Online Now Apr 9, 2007 at 4:36 PM

      don't suppose anyone's driving to Washington DC on Friday afternoon/early evening? for me and my 15 year old daughter? Public transport seems to be a nightmare! Fiona-from-England

      4 Answers Apr 28, 2007 at 6:30 AM
    • Apartment Help

      by tjd180 Online Now Feb 27, 2007 at 5:38 PM

      Im moving to Biglersville for work. I was hoping to find out how to get ahold of a farmer who has renovated barns/garage for boarders. We do this at my farm back in NW Pa and I know many farmers that do it as well. I dont want to live in the tradition apartment, preferring to spend most of my time outdoors. Renting an apartment on a farm is perfect for me. Anybody know who to contact?

      1 Answer Mar 6, 2007 at 2:33 AM
    • Winter Visit

      by JohnOrr Online Now Dec 26, 2006 at 12:34 PM

      Is going during MLK long weekend a bad idea? Is most evrything closed? Or is it not so bad an idea as it will be less crowded? Does anyone know how to find list of what is open?

      Thanks in advance

      JO
      Massachusetts

      2 Answers Dec 26, 2006 at 6:21 PM
    • Need Directions

      by BettyLou303 Online Now Aug 6, 2006 at 8:41 AM

      Can someone please give me detailed directions to the SACHS COVERED BRIDGE from the Abbottstown Square?

      1 Answer Dec 23, 2007 at 10:30 AM
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      Housing

      by irisha Online Now May 5, 2006 at 6:50 AM

      I'm planning to work in Gettysburg this summer (June 1-September 30, to be exact), however, I haven't found a place to live yet. I tried searching for apartments to rent online, but so far nothing comes up and I'm not sure I'll be able to find anything. Two other students will be arriving shortly after me, so we would like to rent an apartment or probably a small house together.

      Any information on who directly I could contact or where I could look for an apartment/house would be greatly appreciated!

      Thanks in advance,
      irisha

      2 Answers May 18, 2006 at 1:46 PM
    • Too crowded in early July?

      by karenhill Online Now Jun 13, 2004 at 2:02 PM

      Thinking of visiting in early July; first time since childhood for me, first time ever for my husband and 11-year-old daughter. Too crowded, or the best time to be there?

      2 Answers Jun 28, 2005 at 10:44 PM