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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?

    • 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

    • 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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      Weekly rates

      International Falls Jan 26, 2017 at 12:27 AM

      Hi! Dies anyone know of a room for rent or an apartment for rent that has weekly rates? I will be staying in International Falls for 3 weeks. Staying at a hotel would be costly. Thanks!

    • Six Nations Rugby

      San Francisco Jan 22, 2017 at 11:02 AM

      Visiting San Antonio first weekend in February but desperate to watch the England v France game on the 4th. Is there anywhere in San Antonio or immediate area that we cold do this? Many thanks


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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?

    • Weather and hotels

      Miami Beach Feb 18, 2017 at 8:05 AM

      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

    • 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

    • Footwear for end March/early April?

      Bryce Canyon National Park Jan 25, 2017 at 11:57 AM

      Do you recommend a winter hiking boot for March/April ? Also, is a down jacket warm enough?

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      new york or orlando

      United States of America Yesterday

      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.

    • Travelling by rented car

      Miami Feb 16, 2017 at 4:55 AM

      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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      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 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...

    • 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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      April trip - Tips /Advice

      Brooklyn Jan 25, 2017 at 3:00 PM

      Just looking for any tips/advice on my forthcoming trip to NY. Am staying in Brooklyn as want to be near the Barclay Centre and staying in the Best Western Plus Prospect Park Hotel (unless anyone can recommend somewhere else) . will be there at the beginning of April, dont have a high budget so looking for bargains (arent we all). Things like best way to get around, to get from Brooklyn to NYC, restaurants/cafes to visit, only there 5 nights so want to try and do as much as possible. Also why is the site closing down?

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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.

    • 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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      Yosemite National Park Feb 6, 2017 at 11:07 AM


      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!

    • Souvenir Shop

      by BettyB86 Online Now Sep 4, 2016 at 8:04 PM

      I am looking for the name of a small souvenir shop that I bought several plain shirts and had them customized with the logo of Jekyll Island. The shirts were not T-Shirts. They had a lower neck and back and was loose fitting. 100% cotton. Scalloped neckline. Brand was Established 1965 U.S. Vintage. Made in Pakistan. Athletic Dept. On my shirt I had it to say Jekyll Island, Georgia. Est. 1947. I would like the name of the shop and the phone number to see if I can have them mail me more of the shirts. I would appreciate any feedback.


      2 Answers Sep 5, 2016 at 1:37 AM
    • Souvenir Shop

      by BettyB86 Online Now Sep 4, 2016 at 7:58 PM

      I am looking for the name of a small souvenir shop that I bought several plain shirts and had them customized with the logo of Jekyll Island. The shirts were not T-Shirts. They had a lower neck and back and was loose fitting. 100% cotton. Scalloped neckline. Brand was Established 1965 U.S. Vintage. Made in Pakistan. Athletic Dept. On my shirt I had it to say Jekyll Island, Georgia. Est. 1947. I would like the name of the shop and the phone number to see if I can have them mail me more of the shirts. I would appreciate any feedback.


      1 Answer Sep 4, 2016 at 11:58 PM
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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