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    • groover101's Profile Photo

      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?

    • 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?

    • 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

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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?

    • 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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      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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      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.

    • Yosemite Valley

      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!

    • How good is the nightlife in Kansas City?

      by USA19 Online Now Oct 7, 2016 at 5:51 AM

      Hi all, I have 4-7 days to spare when I'm in the US next year. So am considering a few places. Is the nightlife good? & would I be right in thinking there isn't a lot of people from England in Kansas City? many thanks

      3 Answers Oct 9, 2016 at 12:51 PM
    • 4th of July

      by marykrambee Online Now Jun 19, 2016 at 1:08 PM

      Where can we watch free 4th of July fireworks in Kansas City?

      1 Answer Jun 21, 2016 at 10:33 AM
    • bus station question

      by LPickerel Online Now Dec 9, 2015 at 9:21 AM

      What do most travelers do during the time of a layover in the bus station during the hour & a half that the station (Greyhound) is closed? Is there a nearby business open 24 hours, or a hotel right by the bus station? Thanks, Linda from Lawrence

      1 Answer Dec 9, 2015 at 10:12 AM
    • Relocating -- safest area for SWF's

      by kammons Online Now Nov 13, 2015 at 9:48 AM

      relocating from a suburb of Memphis Tennessee to Kansas City Missouri. Interested in a VERY safe area which would also proived walking to shopping, resturants, coffee shops etc. Brook Side? Crown City? River Market?  Interested in a "busy" people happening area with safety in mind...

      1 Answer Nov 19, 2015 at 12:14 PM
    • where is there dancing in the plaza area?

      by PattieF Online Now Aug 15, 2015 at 3:31 PM

      Looking for live dance music, prefers big band music

      1 Answer Sep 9, 2015 at 4:39 PM
    • Old store basement of Woolf Brothers

      by aquinly Online Now Jul 11, 2015 at 3:07 PM

      Woolf Brothers Plaza KC,Mo.what was the name of the shop and restaurant in the basement in the1970's

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      KC visit late July

      by NelsonMa Online Now Apr 19, 2015 at 7:15 PM

      We're continuing our quest of baseball parks this summer. KC, Arizona, and Colorado are on our list this year. We usually spend another day or two in the cities we visit. Looking for tips on where to stay relatively close to the ballpark, and other "must-see", "must-eat", etc. locations while in KC.


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      Good things for kids in KC?

      by dlandt Online Now Dec 13, 2014 at 6:38 AM

      I'm considering taking my nine year old daughter to KC along with another friend who has a daughter the same age. I've browsed some web articles about children's activities in KC and haven't found them all that enlightening so I thought I would ask the VT community where we can take two little girls. We plan to be there between Christmas and New Year's and spend 2-3 days in the city.

      And thanks to all the VTers who have put out their favorite BBQ joints! o need to ask about that one again!

      1 Answer Dec 13, 2014 at 9:39 AM
    • The meaning of life

      by BrianB59 Online Now Oct 13, 2014 at 3:34 PM

      What is the meaning of life?

      3 Answers Oct 14, 2014 at 11:46 AM
    • Weekend of September 26th

      by MarkS161 Online Now Sep 18, 2014 at 9:49 PM

      My wife and I in town next Friday night (9/26). Looking for good BBQ and something fun to do in a safe place. Suggestions?

      1 Answer Sep 19, 2014 at 12:17 AM
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      Give me a plan...Kansas City Mo. here I come!!

      by janesplace Online Now Sep 1, 2014 at 8:36 PM

      hay! I will be in kansas city for 4 days.this is my first trip there and i am excited!!!!! it seems like a really neat town. i will be there on a thurs/1pm until sunday/4pm. I will be attending a conference up at the airport but staying with "locals" that i don't know in the overland park area. all evenings are free, so is thursady all day/night and friday until 3pm and then after about 10pm. Saturday after 10 pm...Sunday after 12 noon, flight leaves at 5pm.
      what should I do? give me a plan...i have some ideas but i'd like to hear what the locals think?!
      i want to eat good bbq and hear some great local music. i am not big on the party scene and "clubbing", like it local/and safe. i would like to have early morning breakfast, like 6 am, on saturday on the way to conference.

      4 Answers Sep 2, 2014 at 5:32 AM
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      Amtrak station area and safety boxes

      by JohanW Online Now Jun 17, 2014 at 2:30 PM

      Two questions:

      Is the area around Amtrak station safe at night?

      Are there safety boxes at the Amtrak station in Kansas City? I will arrive by train and stay in the city for one day in july. I want to leave my suitcase somewhere after i check out from the hotel.

      5 Answers Jun 20, 2014 at 12:31 PM
    • Hotels in Kansas City

      by idevcic21 Online Now Jun 17, 2014 at 9:35 AM


      Is it better to stay in downtown Kansas City, MO, in the plaza area, or in the power and lights district? Please let me know, I'm planning a long weekend trip mid July. Thanks!

    • Safe hotel choices?

      by heidirach Online Now Apr 25, 2014 at 11:56 AM

      My boyfriend & I are going to an event at the Sprint Center. He booked a room at the Holiday Inn Express on Macon St in North Kansas City. Is this a safe area, or should we cancel and book somewhere else? Also, how safe is the area around the Sprint Center at night, and by that I mean 9:30/10 after the show? I'm not against driving downtown or staying downtown if that would be a better option. We will only be in KC for 1 night and then have to head up to Excelsior Springs for a wedding.

    • Safe areas/hotels in KCMO

      by erinxshea Online Now Feb 6, 2014 at 11:59 AM

      I have booked a room at a hotel near the airport... was wondering how safe that area is... I can cancel my reservations if it is not a good place to be at.... please let me know asap?

      9 Answers Feb 18, 2014 at 8:35 PM
    • kc vs raytown vs indepence

      by purpleskyz Online Now Nov 4, 2013 at 5:21 AM

      moving dont know what way to go. I dont own a car. so I need to beable to get around. I dont want to move to where ppl are uppedy and where dudes follow me home. current situation I live in I believe midtown but more south to me like 40s and above. I ve had ppl trying to walk up in my house, while spouse is gone. crazy cuz I routinely leave my door open to air it put. not smart I know. that day I happen to have had my door locked. ppl tsmper with my company cars. dudes following. should I just go overland park route? im not looking for perfection...

      2 Answers Nov 4, 2013 at 11:08 PM
    • Swap Meets for antiques and collectables

      by thomash123 Online Now Aug 27, 2013 at 6:40 AM

      For the past 3 years my Wife and I have spent a couple of weeks each September in different areas of your great country. Next September we are planning to return from Scotland we like visiting 2 or 3 cities on our 2 weeks travels. One of our likes is visiting Swap Meets/Flea Markets for antiques and collectables, are there any worth while places to visit in Kansas City? We would really appreciate any advice on this matter. Kind regards in advance.

      4 Answers Aug 28, 2013 at 10:42 AM
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      Day trip with mother who is 84 and loves nature.

      by carolynkr Online Now Aug 15, 2013 at 7:43 AM

      I want to take my mother on a day trip tomorrow since the weather is so nice. She is a lover of the outdoors and as long as it is not too windy is game for anything outside. She loves tea rooms and flowers and just spending time with nature. Any ideas?

      4 Answers Aug 15, 2013 at 9:18 PM
    • A Weekend To Kill .......

      by andymacra Online Now Jun 2, 2013 at 1:12 PM

      We have a weekend (21 - 23 June) free in Kansas and are at a relative loss as to what we should do. We would ideally like somewhere to wind down with not too many people and the opportunity to see something of the country. Price isn't a particular limiting factor, we just want to get away from it all.

      We would be grateful for your advice and hints.

      With thanks in advance.

      5 Answers Jun 4, 2013 at 12:18 AM
    • pay $15 drink from the well all night

      by normshed70 Online Now Apr 25, 2013 at 8:43 AM

      Is there a club here that if you pay $15 you can drink well drinks all night without paying anything other than a tip

      7 Answers Apr 27, 2013 at 9:50 AM
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      Tips for a mid-July visit to KCMO

      by NelsonMa Online Now Mar 24, 2013 at 5:33 PM

      Our family of four (Mom, Dad, 18 and 15 yr old boys) has traveled over the years to baseball destinations. We're looking at the July 19-21 weekend to see the Tigers/Royals in Kansas City. Looking for suggestions on where to stay, things to do for a few days in KC.


      6 Answers Mar 24, 2013 at 8:24 PM
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      first time to KC - hotels in Westport area

      by JeffS56 Online Now Nov 15, 2012 at 8:11 AM

      traveling with buddies and teenage sons to KC for college basketball and panthers/chiefs. Westport sounds fun for adults - what is a good hotel to stay in the area? is westport the right area?

      1 Answer Nov 15, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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      Kansas VT Meet up!

      by Sanaaa Online Now Sep 1, 2012 at 10:13 AM

      Hello everyone, as some of you might have read my previous post, I am a first time traveler to the USA, flying next week from Pakistan and will be based in Kansas. I just had a great idea, how about we plan a VT Meet up in Kansas? That would be a good opportunity to meet new people, share experiences and make friends. I would love to come to a meet up like that, what does everyone else think?

      7 Answers Sep 9, 2012 at 6:34 AM
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      Getting around in Kansas, help..!!

      by Sanaaa Online Now Sep 1, 2012 at 6:44 AM

      Hello everyone, I am traveling to Kansas next week from Pakistan to visit my aunt and I plan to see many places in America like New York, Vegas, Florida, San Francisco, Niagra Falls, Grand Canyon etc. My biggest concern is that all these states are very far from each other, Kansas is in the centre with California on one corner of the map and New York etc on the other. Can anyone guide me about what would be the cheapest form of traveling there? Secondly my aunt lives on Travis Lane in Kansas, is that a fun place? Does it have any shopping malls or something interesting nearby? As this is my first trip to the States, I want to make the most of it and have great experiences so any advice/guidance you guys can give me would be valuable. Thanks :)

      26 Answers Sep 9, 2012 at 7:28 AM
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      Football Weekend in KC

      by NaughtyArty Online Now Jan 11, 2011 at 1:35 PM

      The wife & I are going to see the Chiefs-Dolphins game next fall with a group of other Dolphins fans. (The NFL won't release the schedule until April, so we could be going anytime from September to December.)

      Someone else is coordinating the tickets & hotels for the group, so I want to know about restaurants & brewpubs.

      We're going to be arriving (driving in from St. Louis) early Saturday afternoon, and I'd like to know of a nice steakhouse and/or BBQ place to hit for dinner that night. I'm also looking for a brewpub to hit either before or after the game on Sunday.

      6 Answers Jan 18, 2011 at 12:39 PM
    • View Plaza Holiday Lights

      by cynthia43 Online Now Nov 9, 2010 at 2:41 PM

      We will be in KC at Christmas for the first time in 25 years and look forward to seeing the Plaza lights again (I use to live about 10 blocks from the Plaza). My favorite place to view the lights was at the top of the Seville hotel (that really dates me, since I think it's changed hands several times and is now the InterContinental). I don't think there's a top floor bar/restaurant there any more. Can someone suggest a restaurant or bar that's high up that will provide a great view of the lights? We plan to have dinner at the Raphael Christmas eve, but that's on the ground floor. Thanks for any and all suggestions!

    • Chiefs shuttle service

      by Djmeyers Online Now Oct 19, 2010 at 6:53 PM

      Is there shuttle service from the plaza to the chiefs games?

    • Car rentals at Union Station

      by kathleenoreilly Online Now Sep 3, 2010 at 2:00 PM

      what car rentals are at the train station?

    • Worlds of Fun

      by britmo Online Now Jul 19, 2010 at 11:10 AM

      How can I get a discount on the10 parking charge at Worlds of Fun, please?

      1 Answer Jul 19, 2010 at 12:00 PM
    • Carriage Rides

      by kcborn Online Now Dec 13, 2009 at 2:36 PM

      how much are the carriage rides on the plaza planning a trip to KCMO and want to go on the ride

      1 Answer Dec 13, 2009 at 3:32 PM