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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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    • 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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    • Eagle Preserve Jetboat

      by smwatk Online Now Apr 26, 2010 at 4:16 PM

      Is the Eagle Preserve Jetboat likely to be fun for boys ages 7 and 10 in June, or are they liable to get bored?

      Thanks!

      2 Answers Apr 27, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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      getting around Haines

      by firefly2010 Online Now Apr 16, 2010 at 5:11 PM

      Can you walk to town from the cruise ship? Is it best to do an excursion from the ship or can you find and book one on your own? Any suggestions on what to see there for the day.
      thanxs

      2 Answers Apr 16, 2010 at 6:31 PM
    • scenic drive from Haines to BC in March?

      by jodiNYnjCO Online Now Mar 4, 2010 at 12:03 PM

      We are arriving in Haines, AK around March 15th, and intend to take the scenic drive into BC sometime that week. Can anyone tell me that the Pass/road is definitely open during this time of year? Also, does anyone know of some easy-access backcountry skiing along this drive? Or have a weblink to information on backcountry skiing this area? Any info is greatly appreciated!

      1 Answer Mar 16, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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      haines or skagway

      by 9tigers Online Now Apr 28, 2008 at 6:34 AM

      I will be fly into haines and stay there and rent a car and drive up to haines junciton, I think it is beautiful...
      I was originally thinking of take the water taxi the next day to skagway and take a bus tour to white pass, then take the ferry back to Juneau, but is it all worth it to go over skagway? or haines is just as beautiful?

      thanks
      Daisy

    • shuttle/taxi from ferry dock to Haines downtown?? need advice

      by rrrhaines Online Now Nov 4, 2007 at 5:34 PM

      Hi,

      We are arriving at Haines on Fri nite ~8pm (Nov 9, 2007) on the Ferry from Juneau. I hear the taxi service between the ferry dock and downtown Haines is20 per person each way!? Is this correct?

      Are there any other options? Is there a bus service that make the rounds?
      I'd rather not get a car...

      thanks

      1 Answer Nov 13, 2007 at 5:52 PM
    • Haines to Anchorage ?

      by captainspeer Online Now Jan 11, 2004 at 4:54 PM

      Hi, am ending cruise in juneau in may. plan on going to anchorage via haines, but6 am unsure how to do it? one way car rental? Bus tour? any ideas? Thanks.

      5 Answers Jun 19, 2005 at 10:36 PM
    • Best Land Option Haines to Anchorage?

      by captainspeer Online Now Jan 11, 2004 at 4:47 PM

      Hi, Am planning to end cruise in Juneau, then make way to Haines and Anchorage...any ideas how to do it?...one way car rental? Bus?

      1 Answer Jun 22, 2005 at 5:18 PM
    • Best Land Option Haines to Anchorage?

      by captainspeer Online Now Jan 11, 2004 at 4:47 PM

      Hi, Am planning to end cruise in Juneau, then make way to Haines and Anchorage...any ideas how to do it?...one way car rental? Bus?