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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 5:46 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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      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!

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    • 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 18 hours ago

      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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    • Weather and hotels

      Miami Beach Yesterday

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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      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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      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.

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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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    • 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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    • Travel advice in East Coast

      United States of America Jan 20, 2017 at 6:03 AM

      Hello Everyone,

      Thank you very much for your feedback back in 2015 regarding west coast travel advice. My trip to USA was memorable and its because of your feedback.

      Now I will be going to the east coast this year. My tentative travel date is from 26 May - 18 June. I wish to see the east coast. I don't want this trip to be a hectic one so I want to see important places and spend some time in New York just taking it easy. I know this sounds a little vague because you may ask how many days you want to spend where and so on. But I want you to guide me here as you know how many days (approx) I would have in hand. The last few days I want to do some shopping.

      I think I should at least go to Boston, New York, DC and Niagara falls. I also wish to visit few good universities there as I wish to pursue a masters in the futue.

      Your advice will be appreciated.

      Thank you.

      Cheers,
      GR

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      TUTORIALS FOR BACKING UP YOUR VT PAGES ARE LIVE.

      United States of America Jan 20, 2017 at 3:06 PM

      Hello.
      The original VT Founder, Tilman and I have put up a page with tutorials on how to back up your VT Member Pages using 3rd party publicly available programs and utilities. This site also has a forum so that people can keep in touch and help each other out. If we decide to do anything in the future with the grassroots collaboration of VT members, we'll talk about it there. This site is:
      Peopleofvt.com

      • Please note: Neither Tilman nor I have any relationship to current VT or TA. This is a volunteer effort to help people save their pages. Also please note that we did NOT write any of the programs, we're just giving advice on how members can save their pages.

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    • Float plane

      by DianeP22 Online Now Jan 11, 2015 at 12:11 PM

      Going to Juneau in June. Debating whether to take a 5 glacier float plane tour or just go to Mendenhall Glacier?? I realize these are two different experiences. We will be on a cruise doing just the inside passage for the week. Guess I am wondering if we will see enough of glaciers on the cruise. Thanks so much. Of course any suggestions are appreciated.

       

      2 Answers Jan 11, 2015 at 8:50 PM
    • Whale watching tours

      by Briencampbell Online Now Dec 30, 2014 at 9:45 AM

      Is there a particular time of day (morning, noon, afternoon) that is better for seeing whales. I heard they were more active in the early mornings. Will be travelling last week of May. Is there fog to consider in the mornings.

      4 Answers Jan 5, 2015 at 12:05 PM
    • yorktownmariners@cox.net

      by MWill17 Online Now Jul 24, 2014 at 2:25 PM

      should we fly from Seattle to Juneau or take the boat from Seattle to Ketchiten?

      4 Answers Jul 26, 2014 at 1:17 PM
    • transportation

      by jmrich Online Now Jul 8, 2014 at 3:00 PM

      I'm arriving on a cruise ship and would like to see the Rie Munoz gallery. What is the best way to get there from the cruise ship and back?

      Also, if I wanted to go to from the ship to the Gallery to the Glacier and then back to the ship, what is the best transportation. This ship arrives at 1pm.

      2 Answers Jul 8, 2014 at 8:54 PM
    • Juneau for a day

      by mazzeter Online Now Jun 24, 2014 at 3:21 PM

      In Juneau 1-10pm, August 22. Will be renting a car to go to Mendenhall Glacier. Any suggestions on places to drive to see more of Juneau?

      5 Answers Jun 25, 2014 at 7:51 PM
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      Juneau July 2014

      by cbarbosa Online Now Jun 24, 2014 at 11:59 AM

      hi there, Mid july : is it crowded in Juneau ? what hotel (quiet/ a bit remote/with all amedities/close to the water) would y'all recommend ?

      2 Answers Jun 24, 2014 at 6:24 PM
    • Juneau.Ride by train from Cruise

      by alextamarin Online Now Jun 15, 2014 at 2:57 PM

      Is it possible to have 3-4 hr ride by train from cruise ship? Thanks.

      6 Answers Jun 17, 2014 at 7:40 PM
    • ferry crossing times from airport

      by vanmossen Online Now May 3, 2014 at 10:55 PM

      I will be flying into Juneau later this month and need to know how often the ferry crosses from outside the airport. And till what time at night.

      3 Answers May 12, 2014 at 8:54 AM
    • October outdoor activities

      by ehpaulo Online Now Oct 21, 2013 at 6:50 PM

      I'm visiting Oct 30-Nov 2 and wondering what my options will be for outdoor activities? I'm assuming whales are long gone but what about kayaking, boat tours, and rest of local attractions, etc? Are activities shutting down this time of year or does anyone have specific suggestions? Planning on some hiking and checking out the glacier already. Thank you!

      3 Answers Dec 4, 2013 at 1:33 AM
    • Drinking on board

      by Jeanettepeacock5423 Online Now Aug 9, 2013 at 6:56 AM

      Can you bring any alcohol on board to consume on the ship?

      10 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 1:24 AM
    • Whale watching in Juneau

      by Jeanettepeacock5423 Online Now Aug 8, 2013 at 8:01 AM

      Is the whale watching and wildlife quest worth it

      5 Answers Dec 4, 2013 at 1:24 AM
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      Best Highlights of Juneau

      by giampiero6 Online Now Aug 7, 2013 at 3:43 PM

      Hi Folks. I'm headed up to Alaska in a few days. Starting from Juneau, we'll be boating up and down the inner passage. (Father in law has a boat up there)

      I've researched a bit about the Juneau area and have the general lay of the land. Any input on the BEST highlight that you would suggest is not to be missed?

      Also will be spending some time at Taku Lodge...suggestions for highlights around there would be great!

      Thanks,

      Giampiero

      14 Answers Dec 4, 2013 at 1:39 AM
    • Fall Colors- Juneau and Haines AK

      by LadyBootsStella Online Now Jul 29, 2013 at 2:11 PM

      Hello,
      Does Juneau and Haines AK offer beautiful fall colors?
      If so, is this in September?

      Thank you

      2 Answers Jul 29, 2013 at 7:18 PM
    • ferry departure

      by caralmar Online Now Jun 25, 2013 at 9:59 PM

      Hello,
      I would like to book one night in an hotel in juneau but i need to be close to the Alaskan ferry departure. Could you tell me where is the departure, please?
      Thank you
      Caroline

      1 Answer Jun 26, 2013 at 9:28 AM
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      IPAD/WALMART

      by dundalkspur Online Now Aug 27, 2012 at 8:07 AM

      We are on a cruise and I want to buy an IPAD .Can anyone advise me how to get to a shop like Walmart from the port to buy one .Can you please also tell me the tax .
      Thanks

      12 Answers Aug 30, 2012 at 2:16 PM
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      Gold Creek Salmon Bake

      by Miss_Becky Online Now Aug 25, 2012 at 11:36 AM

      I am going to be visiting Juneau in a couple of weeks on a cruise line. I am thinking of attending the salmon bake and was wondering if any locals or tourists have any thoughts or comments about this place. Some say in their reviews that it's bad food and the facilty is not very kept up and others say it's great. For the price of45 I would like to get more info on this. Also would I need rain boots for this adventure? Trying to pack accordingly. Any help is greatly appreciated. I also will be there for about 9 hours so any suggestions on what to do on a budget. Also was thinking of going to the Alaskan beer company facility.

      3 Answers Aug 29, 2012 at 2:06 PM
    • Late afternoon in Juneau

      by jayrule Online Now Aug 8, 2012 at 1:22 PM

      Will be in Juneau next Saturday from 14:30 - 20:00 (2:30 - 8:00 PM) What are good sights to see in the short time?

      6 Answers Feb 28, 2013 at 7:26 PM
    • Getting back to cruise ship from Mendenhall Glacier after hours

      by catinhat Online Now Apr 13, 2012 at 11:13 AM

      When does the "blue bus" stop running from Mendenhall Glacier to the cruise ships in early June? Later in the evening (~7 or 8pm) are there taxis readily available when leaving the glacier? Or do you have to schedule one hours in advance? Or the city bus, is it available later if we walk the mile and a half to the bus stop?
      Thanks!

      3 Answers Sep 18, 2012 at 12:30 PM
    • Which helicopter service is better

      by m1star Online Now Apr 25, 2011 at 8:32 PM

      We have booked a flight with Coastal Helicopters that tours either Herbert, Taku, Lemon or Norris Glacier. Since we can cancel 48 hours before the flight, should we consider Temsco that flies to Mendenhall Glacier instead? Which might be better?

      2 Answers Apr 26, 2011 at 4:22 AM
    • ziplining in Juneau

      by Cricket808285 Online Now Feb 5, 2011 at 10:31 AM

      It seems that there are 2 tour companies in Juneau for ziplining - the Rainforest Canopy Zipline and the Alaska Zipline Adventures. Does anyone have any experiences with them and how can I choose which is better?

      Thanks!!

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      1 day in Juneau/ August

      by firefly2010 Online Now Apr 17, 2010 at 5:44 PM

      I will be arriving by cruise ship and been trying to find things to do without excursions. Heard a lot about Captain Larry @ Orca enterprise...is it worth booking. Does anyone know if Holland America books through them. Mendenhall Glacier, I want to see, should I do it by air or on foot. If so who should I use. Do you think I will have enough time to do both and use local transportation? Also I'm interested in doing the Zipline should i do it in Juneau or in Ketchiken? Hope you can help me out, don't know when I'll be back and want to do it right.

      8 Answers Dec 7, 2011 at 5:49 AM
    • Questions about May trip

      by ujge7639 Online Now Jan 31, 2010 at 5:03 PM

      Hi,

      I am traveling to Alaska on a cruise ship and have a full day in Juneau. I have a couple of questions that I am hoping some people have feedback on:
      1). I will be in Junaeu on May 6th. I plan on going to Mendenhall Glacier. I noticed they have 3 shorter trails. The question I have is whether these trails (photo point, trail of time, and morraine ecology trail) are gromed (do they remove snow from the trails) or will you need to be prepared to walk on snow? Will it be warm enough to walk around on the trails?
      2). I have read up on Glacier Gardens and seen mixed reactions (tourist trap versus good attraction). Thoughts?
      3). Is Macaulay Salmon Hatchery worth a trip in early May when salmon aren't swimming up ladders?

      Thanks

      1 Answer Feb 1, 2010 at 5:51 PM
    • Looking for Blues Music

      by risaashment Online Now Aug 18, 2009 at 6:59 PM

      Visiting Juneau August 20-24: any Live Blues to recommend?

      1 Answer Aug 20, 2009 at 2:42 PM
    • Hiking Groups

      by Cassie503 Online Now May 17, 2009 at 12:36 PM

      I will be in Juneau from June 7 through the 11th. Are there any hiking groups in town? I feel a little apprehensive about hiking alone (bears and all).

      Thanks,
      Cass

      1 Answer May 26, 2009 at 8:44 PM
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      by Lookingtoshop Online Now Nov 3, 2008 at 11:30 AM

      HI I want to send flowers or a fruit basket from a Juneau business to a resident in Juneau. I live in California and the fees are a lot to send from here. Any suggestions will be great. Thanks

      3 Answers Nov 4, 2008 at 8:09 AM
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      is fall foliage in season sept 1-6th?

      by 9tigers Online Now Aug 21, 2008 at 4:19 PM

      I am coming to Alaska first week of sept. I was not able to find any fall foliage report online, so want to know if it will be in season when I am there.
      also 55 high, does it feel pretty cold.?

      when is sun rise and sun down?
      is it safe to walk from Hostal to dock?

      thanks
      Daisy

      5 Answers Sep 2, 2008 at 11:04 AM
    • A day in Juneau

      by Mum_J Online Now Aug 18, 2008 at 4:09 PM

      We are visiting on a cruise ship for a day. Can anyone suggest what we should do, not miss, etc? I am not too keen on being railroaded onto organised mass excursions unless it's the only way to see an area.

      Many thanks for any help.

      3 Answers Sep 26, 2008 at 3:09 PM
    • Whale Watching - Roll Call

      by chrissy5858 Online Now Aug 10, 2008 at 5:44 AM

      My Husband and I want to go on a Deluxe Whale Watching trip with CanCanCase on 21 Sept from Juneau ($150 pp). Need min of 4 people. Will be fun trip for 3 hours from 3.00 PM seeing lots of marine life.
      Is there anyone arriving on ms Veendam or travelling independent interested?
      If so, contact CanCanCase on his website www.Charter-Alaska.com

      1 Answer Aug 10, 2008 at 6:23 AM
    • a day with rented car in juneau

      by giora111 Online Now Jul 6, 2008 at 1:53 PM

      hello
      we are a party of 6 coming on a cruise to juneau on jujy 31. we arrive at 8 am and rented a minivan which we have to return by 6 pm.
      i would appreciate hearing about the posible tours we can do in addition to driving to mandenhal glacier. is there a nice scenic road close by, wild life watching like bears etc?
      thanks for helping
      giora

      2 Answers Jul 14, 2008 at 9:45 PM
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      Juneau - end of August

      by parlorjazzJim Online Now Jun 29, 2008 at 7:35 AM

      My partner and I'll be arriving in Juneau during the last week in August via Princess cruise ship. We will also be hitting the following destinations: Skagway, Tracy Arm and Ketchikan.

      1) What clothing is appropriate to bring/wear for that time of year?
      2) I'd like to take a city bus to the Mendhall glacier. What is the typical cost and where do we catch that bus in Juneau?

      Thanks,
      PJJim

      5 Answers Aug 3, 2008 at 3:06 PM