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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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    • moving into harrisburg

      by kushagarwal Online Now Jul 3, 2014 at 11:35 AM

      i am going to move in harrisburg for my job. i come from boston, i was wondering if harrisburg is lively in the night and what to do around harrisburg at night after work?

      any help will be much appreciated.

    • State Capitol

      by FredThomas Online Now Dec 30, 2013 at 5:44 AM

      What days and times is the capitol building open for tours?

      3 Answers Dec 30, 2013 at 6:28 AM
    • List of "Must See" in Harrisburg

      by donhnick Online Now Oct 6, 2010 at 10:16 AM

      I belong to a small group of retired directors and executives of a national organization, who once a year have a reunion to meet with former associates to renew old friendships and maintain bonds of personal contact. We usually meet in early to mid May at various locations east of the Mississippi. In 2011 we have chosen Harrisburg PA as our location. I would expect 15 to 25 people to come to the reunion in 2011. I would like encourage them to come to Harrisburg by informing them of some of the "Must See" points of interest in the Harrisburg/Hershey area. Most of us will probably arrive on a Thursday afternoon, and leave the following Sunday or Monday, so time is short. Suggestions & pictures of points of interest as well as nice and/or unique restaurants are welcomed.

      2 Answers Oct 6, 2010 at 9:29 PM
    • Wedding

      by Euteneuer Online Now Sep 5, 2008 at 9:44 AM

      Can we reserve the Sunken Gardens for May 2, 2009? Please advise.

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      restaurant recs Harrisburg/Hershey area?

      by ellielou Online Now Nov 20, 2006 at 10:03 AM

      I've already posted this on chowhound, but thought I'd try the VT community as well. I'm looking for a restaurant in the Harrisburg/Hershey area for dinner Wednesday night, before a Hershey Bears game!

      The place should be inexpensive (mains in the10-15 & under range), casual, and have enough options to accomodate a quasi-vegetarian who eats fish. And, given that it's the day before Thanksgiving, the menu should have lighter fare options!

      So, given these parameters, any recs at all out there?

      Thanks!

      5 Answers Nov 21, 2006 at 3:14 PM
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      restaurant

      by rkid21 Online Now Apr 22, 2006 at 7:48 PM

      Can anyone recommend a nice place to have dinner in Harrisburg or Hershey after my graduation ceremony? I am looking for a restaurant that is not too expensive or fancy, but something special with really good food.

      Thanks for any suggestions!
      rkid21

    • Three Mile Island

      by Nukework Online Now Sep 22, 2005 at 3:10 PM

      I am looking for lodging close to Three Mile Island. Nothing expensive.

      1 Answer Sep 30, 2005 at 9:33 PM