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      fire island for the day

      Fire Island Jul 9, 2016 at 9:59 AM

      7 woman going to fire island wanting to do beach and paddle boarding. What's the best beach to to ? Where can we rent bikes? which part of island should we go to?

    • Compass Cove Hotel, Myrtle beach

      Myrtle Beach Jul 3, 2016 at 7:55 AM

      Help! I am about to drive 10 hrs to Myrtle Beach for July 4th. I had previously had a reservation at the Sea Mist Hotel. Upon reading the reviews, and noticed many complaints about roaches, I quickly cancelled my reservation and searched for another place. I saw good reviews for the Compass Cove Hotel and I booked there. Today, I read reviews on Trip Adviser and while many were good, I saw numerous complaints about maid service and ROACHES. I am PETRIFIED of bugs to the point that I have an exterminator every 3 weeks including the cold PA winters. Has anyone been there and experienced this? Do people in Myrtle Beach not like cleaning or something? I'm so confused

    • Skateboards

      Washington D.C. Jul 24, 2016 at 7:08 PM

      Planning a trip to DC, do you think they'll let us in museums with skateboards, so long as we're not riding them, just carrying them?


    • Suggestions

      Port Aransas Jul 24, 2016 at 12:47 PM

      Hi, we are coming in Aug for a bachelorette party, there will be 12 of us.. we want to go out Friday night for a nice dinner and partying on the town, does anyone have any suggestions on restaurants or clubs? Also I am looking for suggestions on car service, or limo, or party bus... is there uber in port A? Thanks ahead of time!

    • Sinclair/Cambridge, hotel?

      Boston Jul 22, 2016 at 8:36 PM

      Where should a group of Canadian thrity-somethings stay for a show at the Sinclair...should we stay in Cambridge or would Back bay/Fenway be close enough?


    • Moving to Miami from Cincinnati, Ohio

      Miami Beach Jul 21, 2016 at 11:36 AM

      Hi Guys,

      I am originally from Lima, Peru and have been living in Cincinnati for almost 15 years. I am currently 24, and I speak Spanish and English (so moving to Miami wouldn't be a problem in that category). I currently have an associate's degree in Civil Engineering and will be graduating from UC next spring with a Bachelors of Science in Architecture. My goal is to move to Miami right after graduation but I'm a little concerned about finding a job in my career? I frequently visit Miami at least once a year every year and I absolutely love it! I love the culture, the food, the weather and the beach! How easy or how difficult would it be for me? What do you guys suggest that I do before I move down there? It would be me, my boyfriend and our two german shepherds moving down :)


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      Something to do near I25

      Colorado Springs Jul 20, 2016 at 5:08 PM

      Any suggestions for something to do near I25 between Pueblo and Denver? We have Sunday afternoon to about 3 pm on Monday and can stay the night anywhere along the way. Not really interested in going into Denver.

    • Two bedroom hotel suites in downtown Denver

      Denver Jul 14, 2016 at 10:25 AM

      Flying into Denver for two nights before exploring other nearby areas. Looking for a two bedroom (not one bed, one pull out sofa) suite in a hotel downtown. We have such a room at the Staybridge Suites in Glendale, but I get the feeling we might like to stay downtown and closer to shopping/restaurants. Thanks in advance for any insight!

    • closest hotel to all attractions

      Biloxi Jul 6, 2016 at 1:34 PM

      This is my first time setting up vacation what hotel is closest to all attraction

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      Boat rental

      Michigan Jul 5, 2016 at 5:49 PM

      I will be visiting St. Joe, Michigan soon and I was wondering if there was any place I could go to rent a pontoon for the day.

    • Family Visit

      Old Orchard Beach Jul 4, 2016 at 7:19 AM

      We are planning on visiting OOB in a couple of weeks. There are 6 adults and one infant (6 months). We have my parents (67 and 64), my husband and I and also my 30 year old step-daughter and her husband. Is there anything to keep 30 year olds entertained or is it more of a seniors place to visit?

    • Coconut Cove Suites vs Shepherds

      Clearwater Jul 2, 2016 at 11:21 PM

      does anyone know which of these are better? I've seen reviews for both and they don't make the places look good.
      We want something on the beach, if possible, and with a kitchenette so we can cook our nightly meals. Thanks in advance

    • Feedback/Suggestions needed for Portland/Seattle Trip

      Seattle Jul 21, 2016 at 1:49 PM

      The plan is to fly into Portland or Seattle and fly out of the other city.
      We will rent a car and want to definitely see the highlights that are most reasonable given our time constraints.
      I've heard the Oregon coast is amazing. Also heard about the hiking in the gorge!
      As for Washington - I know the winery Chateau St Michelle is nearby - that may be more doable.
      My boyfriend has never been to Seattle so I want him to see the market etc.
      But I would also love to see some of the whales and not sure if trying to squeeze in any of the islands is worth it or reasonable.
      We are foodies and hope to experience the each city for atleast a day a half plus some excursions.
      Any suggestions you can offer about routes to take - things to see and do and or a reasonable itinerary for 7 days is awesome. We don't want to come home exhausted but we also aren't afraid to pack a lot into a day and want some unique experiences that we can't have in other states!
      Thank you!

    • Charges for attractions within Yosemite National Park

      Yosemite National Park Jul 17, 2016 at 4:32 AM

      Are there charge for car parking within Yosemite after you have paid your entrance fee?
      Are the attractions like Tunnel View and Sentinel Dome free of charge once you have paid your entrance fee to Yosemite Park?

    • Space needle

      Seattle Jul 10, 2016 at 1:47 PM

      Are there long lines? Are reservations needed? What about the restaurant - good food? reservations needed there, too? Thanks!

    • Transport

      Wailea Jul 9, 2016 at 10:15 PM

      What type of transport is there around from Wailea to Maalaea

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      Best Ice cream

      Iowa City Jul 8, 2016 at 6:31 AM

      What is the best ice cream shop in IC? I'm looking for creamy rich ice cream, perhaps with some creative flavor options.

    • Cn you recommend great places near Bohemian hotel for breakfast and lunch?

      Asheville Jul 4, 2016 at 8:20 AM

      how far are u from the Bohemian hotel? can you recommend great places near Bohemian hotel for breakfast and lunch?
      thank you Marv Alpert

    • Travelling from Miami to St Pete... Public transport v Car hire?

      Florida Jul 3, 2016 at 6:53 AM


      I've been reading some of the discussions on here about travelling around in Florida.

      I'm going to be staying in Miami Beach, then heading up to St. Pete Beach. Is there any easy way that this can be done using public transport? I suspect from the discussions I've read so far, the answer is no, but I thought I'd have one last check!

      If travelling by car is the best option, are there any particular hire companies that have been tried and tested by participants on these forums?

      And finally, are there towns/cities on the way up that I should definitely stop in (not to stay necessarily, but just to see or take a day trip to during the week)? Naples, Venice and Sarasota have been recommended.

      And in St. Pete.... any things that shouldn't be missed, based on your own experiences? This can include things to do, places to see or places to eat/drink!

      Thanks in advance!


    • coffee mugs

      Grand Canyon Jul 1, 2016 at 3:42 PM

      3 years ago my husband and I did the west rim grand canyon tour I brought some coffee mugs I would love to buy some more I have enquired before but didn't get a very favourable response the coffee cups I brought had the Haulapai tribe insignia on them
      Is it possible to buy some more and have them shipped to Australia

      thank you karen

    • How possible is a trip to The Great Smoky Mountains from Nashville without a car?

      Tennessee Jun 28, 2016 at 7:56 AM

      Hey! I am travelling to the states in September and will be flying from NYC to Nashville around the 10th for a few days. The more research I have done about the area, the more I see there is to do outside of the honky tonks - The Smokey Mountains look incredible! How possible do you think it would be to venture out there without a car, on my own? I did look at some tours of the area but I couldn't seem to match any up to my time frame. Any advice on travel (reliability / safety) around that area would be much appreciated =)


    • How would you spend 10 hours in Unalaska?

      Dutch Harbor Yesterday

      My husband, son (2.5 years old), and I will be visiting Dutch Harbor in September on a cruise ship. We have contacted Bobbie (Extra Mile Tours) for a tour but have not heard back from her yet. As a plan B, we are thinking of renting a car for the day. Can anyone recommend an itinerary or places not to miss?

      We love driving through beautiful scenery, stopping for photographs, viewing wildlife in their natural habitat, and learning about different cultures. I read in a previous post that Captain's Bay Road is a great place for whale watching. We were thinking about stopping at the Holy Ascension of Our Lord Christ. What else?

      Thank you in advance for your assistance.

    • Jacob Wagschal from Monsey, NY - Travel Question

      Monsey Jul 22, 2016 at 2:13 PM

      Hello everyone I'm Jacob Wagschal from Monsey, NY and I needed advice on where to get good kosher food for takeout. I'm on the run a lot so fast kosher food that I can takeout is what I'm looking for.

    • Mt. Prospect to Chicago

      Chicago Jul 20, 2016 at 1:04 PM

      Hi. My teenage son and I are tagging along with my husband on a business trip he is taking to Mt. Prospect, IL. We will be staying in Mt. Prospect, but my son and I want to travel into Chicago each day to see the sights. We have Navy Pier, Sears/Willis Tower, The Field Museum, Millennium Park, and Wrigley for a Cubs game as must sees on our list. My question is about the transportation, what is the best way for us to get around?? I know there is a 7 day pass that would be the best value for each of us, but is that the same transit system that runs to Mt. Prospect? About how long each day are we looking at being on the train commuting to and from the city? Thanks in advance for your advice!

    • Looking for travel Buddies for a Road trip in California

      California Jul 19, 2016 at 5:15 PM

      Hey guys my name is Tim 20years old and German .I am looking for people which want to rent a car with me and do a Road Trip in California.I have no fixed schedule or stops so we could deside evrything together.Only thing which is fixed that i am arriving at the 13 of August in La and depart at 9th September back home.If your intrestet just send me a few describtion of your self and we see if we fit together
      For sure you will got one of me as well.Trying to keep this short cause people migth more recodnize it,but feel free to asked me anything.
      I really hope to find awesome people and become good freinds
      Please contact me.Dont worry if i am not answering imidetly i am traveling australia rigth know.
      looking forward to hear from you.


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      coming to JI

      by turtlelover Online Now Aug 7, 2014 at 8:14 PM

      When is the best time to visit Jekyll Island to view turtle migration, hatching, etc.

    • What is the name of the bridge ?

      by tom50mg Online Now Jul 20, 2014 at 5:24 PM

      What is the name of the bridge if you are looking from the left from the dock by the Jekyll Island Club?

      1 Answer Jul 20, 2014 at 6:19 PM
    • Jekyll Island Restaurants

      by kv2000 Online Now Jul 6, 2014 at 11:35 AM

      What are some good restaurants in Jekyll Island, GA?

      2 Answers Jul 6, 2014 at 7:05 PM
    • parasailng?

      by ClayM Online Now Jun 22, 2014 at 6:54 AM

      Is there para sailing on the island?

      1 Answer Jun 22, 2014 at 6:58 AM
    • Retail shopping

      by MichelleC34 Online Now Apr 9, 2014 at 8:56 PM

      Where can we spend a day shopping? Are there any shopping malls, or areas with the bigger retail stores? What about nice store locations like beachy stores to spend a day and maybe grab lunch or just to visit in the evening.

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2014 at 5:26 AM
    • Beach activities.

      by Kanashii Online Now Apr 2, 2014 at 3:17 PM

      What beach activities are available on Jekyll Island?

      Like parasailing, snorkeling, swim with dolphins, etc.

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      Planning 1 Week Trip in Late March

      by riorich55 Online Now Jan 1, 2014 at 6:26 AM

      Alright, a New Year with new adventures awaiting. Now that we've gotten most of our weddings out of the way and before those grandkids start coming along Sue and I thought we better start traveling a bit more this year. I've got 2 trips planned and thought I would start getting some advice from the group.

      Trip #1 will only be a week and it's still in its early planning stages. The thought is to fly down to Atlanta from Chicago stay a day or so and then head down to Savannah and Jekyll Island. I know Atlanta very well having spent the greater part of 3 months there a couple of years ago doing some work for Coca Cola, but only stayed one night about 10 years ago in Savannah and have never been to any of the areas along the coast south of Savannah. Thinking of either staying on St Simons Island or Jekyll Island. Any preferences by anybody here? What should we consider exploring in the area? I'm getting very serious with my photography and am looking forward to some of those Atlantic Ocean sunrises.

      5 Answers Jan 4, 2014 at 4:51 AM
    • Swimming with dolphins

      by gregz1i Online Now Mar 31, 2013 at 12:49 PM

      Where is the closest place to Jekyll Island, GA to swim with dolphins?

      2 Answers Mar 31, 2013 at 6:14 PM
    • Private room for 30 guests!

      by cbmb1234 Online Now Sep 15, 2009 at 6:28 PM

      We are having a wedding there in Oct and didn't know if yall had a private room 30 people! And if so what would be the price per person!

      2 Answers Sep 16, 2009 at 10:23 AM
    • On the fence choosing Jekyll. Silted beach.

      by roboteer Online Now Aug 3, 2009 at 11:33 AM

      Regarding questions about Jekyll.... We have a similar dilemma now. We have been there several times mostly because it is secluded, cheap, and has some areas of interest. House rentals are particularly attractive and many accept pets. BUT, as said the insects can be pretty bad since there's wetlands (swamps) nearbye. Bearable if you don't mind slathering on the Deet. If there's a stiff wind the beach may not be that bad. (There's a kind of striped fly that really packs a wallop. We called them swordflies, for obvious reasons.)

      But why I said I'd never go back is the silting. Much of the beach on the northern half of the island disappears at high tide. Most of rest at low tide is a field of mud at the water line. Even at high tide, walk out a little way and you're standing in a foot of ooze. Often the water looks muddy and disgusting. Some in the family disagree whether it's tolerable. So, we are still debating. We haven't been back in a number of years, but I can only assume it hasn't gotten any better and maybe even worse. If I'm wrong or things have changed, I would appreciate feedback. But to me, it's a major problem 'cause I like the surf. Who doesn't?

      1 Answer May 16, 2011 at 10:16 AM
    • Biscayne Park Girl

      by mrspotatohead5 Online Now Mar 29, 2009 at 4:36 PM

      We are taking a Camping Family Vacation to Fernandina Beach Fla. We would like to take a day trip to Jekyll Island. Which are the best Island tours?? Is there a good ghost tour? We have a 16 year old who is easily bored. The Websight told of bad restaurants:Buccaneer and Zachary's which are the good ones??

      1 Answer Mar 29, 2009 at 6:45 PM
    • Nearest Airport and economical place to stay

      by jod10 Online Now Dec 15, 2008 at 5:37 PM


      Planning a trip to Jekyll Harbor Marina. Where is the nearest airport to get to there and a good economical place to stay nearby?

      3 Answers Dec 17, 2008 at 9:28 AM
    • Villas By The Sea

      by ASHASW Online Now Aug 24, 2007 at 11:58 AM

      I have seen good and bad reviews.. I read the beach was good then I read it was bad. I heard the villas were dirty and had bugs and then I read they were clean.. Who do you believe. My mother, daughter and I take a vacation together every year. It is very important to me that this vacation make good memories and not bad. Please give me some advice..

      1 Answer Aug 24, 2007 at 1:15 PM
    • weddings

      by sweetypienana Online Now Jun 14, 2007 at 5:05 AM

      do you have any places along the island where a casual wedding could be performed

      1 Answer Jun 19, 2007 at 9:14 AM
    • Beach access for the handicapped

      by glohman Online Now Apr 24, 2007 at 5:38 AM

      Is there a location in the Brunswick, GA area where a beach wheelchair can be rented?

      1 Answer Apr 24, 2007 at 7:31 AM
    • Jekyll island, Hilton Head, North Myrtle Beach..or other?

      by kirsten67 Online Now Mar 23, 2007 at 10:47 PM

      I am looking at going for a 4 day vacation to the beach in August. I will be going with my 7 year old daughter. I am looking for a fairly uncommercialized place to spend some time together to relax...playing at the beach, swimming at a nice pool, going for walks and bike rides, enjoying some wildlife (dolphins, etc.), collecting sea shells and eating out at some nicer restaraunts (no fast food or chains preferably)...basically just a relaxing low key vacation.
      We will be coming from Ohio and would like to drive (less than 10 hrs) but could also fly if needed. I have heard good things about North Myrtle Beach, Hilton Head or Jekyll Island. Does anyone have any suggestions on where we should go? We have done the Outer Banks and Virginia Beach in the past and would like to do something different. I am also open to any other places...maybe even closer to home?

      1 Answer May 22, 2007 at 1:10 PM
    • Is this a friendly island?

      by FamilyfromVA Online Now Jul 5, 2006 at 11:16 AM

      Our family will be traveling to the island at the end of this month. We too are a family from VA. Question is: does the island welcome diversity? As I've done my research on the net to prepare for our upcoming trip, I haven't seen (if any) many pictures of diversed families. We look forward to visiting the island soon!

      1 Answer Jul 8, 2006 at 4:07 PM
    • Vacationing at Jekyll Island

      by Hallmonster1 Online Now Mar 10, 2006 at 7:19 PM

      My family and In-Laws are traveling to Jekyll Island 25 March. Will be staying at the Clarion. Has anyone stayed there. Heard mostly negative. I have a 15 and a 6 year old going also. I have to stay in good with the In-Laws and I was put in charge of planning the vacation. Does anyone have any words of wisdom for the hotel, things to watch out for, and what we should look for this time of this time of year (i.e. weather).

    • jekyll island in Georgia

      by jackie1957 Online Now Oct 5, 2004 at 7:29 AM

      What is the best hotel to stay right on the beach? Also any suggestions about sites and also weather. a couple wants to go Oct 16 in 2 weeks.

    • Jekyll Island mosquitos

      by KristinAdams Online Now Mar 13, 2004 at 6:15 PM

      Is there a time of year when the mosquitos are bad at Jekyll Island? We would like to visit in the summer but want to avoid those nasty pests. Kristin

      1 Answer Mar 13, 2004 at 8:04 PM
    • Jekyll Island GA

      by junkgirl2000 Online Now Jul 15, 2003 at 4:50 PM

      We are thinking about going here at the beginning of Aug. Anyone have any opinions on this destination?

      2 Answers Jul 16, 2003 at 8:48 AM