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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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      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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    • Goodbye...

      Earth 12 hours ago

      Goodbye everyone.

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

      Cheers.

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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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    • Grand Rapids to Mackinac island, mi

      by o2bretired Online Now Jun 26, 2014 at 7:32 AM

      If I fly into Grand Rapids what is the easiest & best way to then get to Mackinac Island? Do I have to rent a car or is there some type of service that I can get to there?

      1 Answer Jun 26, 2014 at 12:14 PM
    • upscale jazz clubs

      by mitzoplik Online Now Jul 8, 2008 at 9:55 PM

      I was wondering if there are any jazz clubs in Grand Rapids where the men HAVE yo wear a suit and where the ladies HAVE to dress in like dresses

    • I need help find a restaurant

      by LauraRoberts Online Now Mar 16, 2008 at 12:33 PM

      I do not live in Grand Rapids, however I am trying to find a phone number for Charlie's Crab Shack. I hear they will have an easter brunch and would like to get more information. If anyone can help me, we would be grateful!!!

      2 Answers Apr 24, 2008 at 1:50 PM
    • Restaurant btw Lansing and Grand Rapids

      by rustyb Online Now Dec 25, 2006 at 1:15 PM

      I'll be in Lansing the week after Christmas and want to meet up with my sister who lives in East Grand Rapids for dinner. Any suggestions for a place in between?

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      alcohol

      by Rachbel Online Now Nov 12, 2006 at 5:59 PM

      do you mean some places don't serve alcohol on Sundays? or anytime?

    • Romantic weekend spot near Grand Rapids wanted

      by PaulaPTV Online Now Sep 28, 2004 at 7:52 PM

      I am seeking as a wedding gift for my nephew a gift certificate for a romantic B & B or quaint hotel weekend spot no more than 2-3 hours from Grand Rapids where he lives. The wedding gift my husband I remember most fondly is a B & B weekend gift certificate for an old plantation home down in Mississippi but I'm not familiar with my nephew's turf near Grand Rapids. We're hoping for something elegant and possibly historic but definitely relaxing. Any ideas for places we might try would be most appreciated.

      6 Answers Apr 15, 2005 at 8:09 AM
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      mini-VT meet, May 3rd anyone?

      by dracko Online Now Apr 26, 2003 at 10:04 PM

      HI, folks! I'll be in Grand Rapids the weekend of May 3rd. Anyone local interested in a mini-VT meet that Sat. afternoon? I was thinking a lunch or something with the local members.. Anybody up for that? -Roman.

      4 Answers Apr 27, 2003 at 5:01 PM