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      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!

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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?

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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.

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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!

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      Monument Valley with a 3.5 year old!

      by Addison833 Online Now Apr 19, 2015 at 11:02 AM

      As I was mentioning in my previous question, we're staying at The View hotel when we visit the park in mid-May. What can we do at Monument Valley with a 3.5 year old if we don't do the 2 hour tour by car since our kid will have been in the car for so long. Are there any 'easy' walks in the park that she could participate in? Some exploring by foot so she can run around and exert some energy? Or are the only activities those that involve sitting and enjoying the view, vigorous hikes or drives?


      3 Answers Apr 20, 2015 at 6:41 AM
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      View Hotel tips?

      by Addison833 Online Now Jan 18, 2015 at 1:31 PM

      Any tips on what to ask for when booking a room at the hotel? Or any 'lessons learned' from folks who have stayed there? Things you'd ask for if you were staying there again? They promote Valley View and Star View rooms? Thoughts? Thanks!

      7 Answers Jan 18, 2015 at 11:22 PM
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      apache huts

      by reardy1 Online Now Sep 27, 2014 at 6:47 AM

      the name of the apache huts female and male ?

      12 Answers Sep 28, 2014 at 3:27 PM
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      National Park - Monument Valley - Page, AZ

      by nashrulhazran Online Now Aug 1, 2014 at 3:53 PM

      Hi all,

      it might me a crazy plan thats why i really need someone advise on this.

      I plan to drive from National Park to Monument Valley just to see the scenery there and plan to stay there maybe for 3-4 hours and want to continue driving from MV to Page,AZ to catch the sunset there, some say the best view for sunset is in WahWeap. Early in the morning try to catch the view at horseshoe bend and join the half day raft until 12pm before driving back to LV.

      can some one advise me on this?

      16 Answers Aug 3, 2014 at 1:19 PM
    • Monument valley , moab, route 66

      by nelsondot Online Now May 25, 2014 at 1:52 AM

      Hi, in september , we are embarking on route 66, driving in opposite direction, LA to Chicago. We aim to make a few detours, one being monument valley and arches park in Moab. Can anyone help with my dilemma of best route round, with best roads, shortest driving time and trying not to go back on ourselves too much? Time is not an issue and if we have to go up through Vegas as an alternative that would be ok. We would be stopping overnight in Moab. Thanks for your suggestions.

      3 Answers May 26, 2014 at 10:53 AM
    • we will be heading from Monument Valley back to las Vegas

      by Julestehiker Online Now Jan 25, 2014 at 10:17 AM

      we will be heading from Monument Valley back to las vegas, what is the recommended route, we will have already been to north & south rim, need to stay overnight half way, where is a good place to stay and what else shouldn't we miss?

      1 Answer Jan 25, 2014 at 11:00 AM
    • Is an economy car OK?

      by JChung1986 Online Now Jan 3, 2014 at 3:59 PM

      In March 2013 I will be travelling from Grand Junction CO to Moab to Monument Valley to Page AZ and then back the same way to Grand Junction. I will be taking a tour in Monument Valley.
      Is an economy car (vs. SUV) OK for the area and time of year?

      2 Answers Jan 3, 2014 at 4:09 PM
    • email address of the shop center at the Park entrance

      by EastTn Online Now Sep 17, 2013 at 2:07 PM

      I am trying to find out the email address of the shop center at the Park entrance. I need the email address of the man that runs the last shop on the west end. I was talking to him about the Atomic sick workers and have information for him. He gave me Monument Valley Gift Shop @
      Mike Warren form Tennessee

      3 Answers Sep 21, 2013 at 9:25 PM
    • Hogan

      by jinshicoma Online Now Jul 23, 2013 at 12:54 PM

      Has anyone stayed in a hogan with Roy Black's group (jeep and horse tours at Monument Valley)?

      1 Answer Aug 2, 2013 at 11:32 AM
    • best scenery????

      by bethcoggin Online Now Jun 26, 2013 at 5:17 AM

      Can you see the famous sites from the main road without driving the 17 mile loop? Trip in July to tour the entire nat'l park scene in utah, grand canyon, and mesa verde so want to see what we can in the best possible way without wasting too much time...we are renting convertibles and were just gonna do the hwy 163 to hwy 160 going to 4 corners and mesa verde....will we see monument valley this way or is the only way to see the sites by doing the loop....

      6 Answers Jun 27, 2013 at 12:53 AM
    • Monument Valley to Las Vegas

      by poppy652 Online Now Jul 22, 2012 at 4:17 AM

      My husband and I are doing a morning tour at Monument Valley then we have until the following evening to return to Las Vegas any ideas for where to visit on route back and also where to stay for the night?

      9 Answers Jul 23, 2012 at 7:03 AM
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      driving times

      by andy.s Online Now Jan 22, 2012 at 11:51 AM

      were travelling around arizona in june ,but would like to know how long it takes to drive to grand canyon south rim from monument valley view hotel.are journey starts at flagstaff, then to monument valley then grand canyon south, then grand canyon ranch, then onto vegas which should take us about 3 days..would a convertible mustang be sensible for the trip and what car would anybody reccommend for this trip.

      many thanks andy-london uk

      4 Answers Jan 24, 2012 at 10:02 AM
    • Stargazing at Monument Valley

      by Urbanomad Online Now Jan 11, 2012 at 11:32 AM

      Hi, I will be visiting Monument Valley in June 2012 and since I'm a big stargazing fan I would like to know if you can see a great star scenery at night there and if anyone knows any tour company that organizes stargazing tours.

      Thanks in Advance!


      2 Answers Jan 12, 2012 at 5:01 PM
    • ATV Tours in Park?

      by drajod Online Now Nov 22, 2011 at 6:12 AM

      Hi, Does anyone know if there are any tour companies that offer ATV guided tours?


      5 Answers Nov 22, 2011 at 9:07 AM
    • Driving from Bryce to Monument Valley in a day

      by mrtetley Online Now Jul 30, 2011 at 9:02 PM

      I posted this over at the Bryce forum too, but I'd really appreciate anyone giving me suggestions on what route to take from Bryce to Monument Valley. I have the day to make the trip, and don't need to take the fastest route -- I want to see stuff along the way, so I want the most interesting and beautiful route. Thanks!

      7 Answers Aug 1, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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      holiday/vacation help help

      by gapiffy Online Now Jul 30, 2011 at 2:21 PM

      our family of six will be travelling to the states for the first time from Australia in early december.We will fly into Las vegas and spend a few nights. then we want to travel by car to see grand canyon,bryce canyon, Zion and monument valley,death valley etc.At this stage I am confused on the best way to do it -- will the weather be an issue? also dont know how long we should spend in each place etc-- we have about a week and then we want to drive towards yosemite np and onto san fran. i would appreciate any ideas.thanks

      17 Answers Aug 3, 2011 at 6:31 AM
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      Petrol stations along the way to Monument valley

      by pmg1968 Online Now May 6, 2011 at 7:29 PM

      Can anyone tell me please if there are regular gas or petrol stations along the way from Farmington Airport to Monument Valley on the border of Arizona and Utah.

      4 Answers May 7, 2011 at 3:11 AM
    • Monument valley

      by goa2010 Online Now May 4, 2011 at 12:26 AM

      I would like to know if the road to John ford Point is accessible by a rental car ( not a 4x4 ). I am aware from reading online that for a round trip tour of monument valley the tour jeeps are recommended. I ahve around 3 hours to spare here before we move onto Grand canyon and would like to use our car instead of renting.. Please advise. We are visiting end of the month..

      Any more tips are most welcome.

      7 Answers Jun 15, 2011 at 10:05 PM
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      April 2011 Motorcycle trip

      by WKVenture Online Now Jan 5, 2011 at 1:22 PM

      Several of us will be touring GC, MV, Bryce, Zion.....on motorcycles in mid to late April 2011. I know that weather is unpredictable, but what general conditions,(ie: temperature) can we expect

      5 Answers Mar 13, 2011 at 9:54 PM
    • Round trip

      by ritaking Online Now May 15, 2010 at 8:38 AM

      Is it possible to do a round trip from Grand Canyon to Monument Valley then to Bryce Canyon. How long would it take?

      1 Answer May 15, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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      hours of operation

      by fairlight Online Now Feb 26, 2010 at 2:48 PM


      I'm planning to visit Monument Valley as a part of my driving trip this April (Las Vegas-Zion-Bryce-Page-Monument Valley-Page-Las Vegas).I have two questions:

      How early and late is the scenic drive open? The official website of the Valley says that Visitor's center is open 7am to 7pm, and the Scenic drive is open from 9am to 4:30pm. Would I be able to access the Scenic drive from 4:30pm to 7pm? If I pay my entrance fee before 4:30pm, would I be able to stay in the Valley til 7pm?

      My second question is how is the road from Page to Monument Valley. Would it be ok to drive it after dark?(I'm ok driving at night, but I would rather not do it on the mountainous road. I'm thinking about going to Page after the Valley "closes", as it seems there is really not much to do in the area in the evening.

      Thank you

      2 Answers Feb 27, 2010 at 7:03 PM
    • direections

      by luksn Online Now Dec 25, 2009 at 4:25 AM

      Will be bringing a motorcoach tour of seniors to MV in May. For the best scenery should we go to the visitor center from the north, Mexican Hat, or from the south through Kayenta. We will be coming from Farmington NM. Thanks

      7 Answers Dec 29, 2009 at 6:50 AM
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      Monument Valley or Mystery Valley?

      by SandiM Online Now Apr 14, 2009 at 1:52 PM

      A question for the avid scenic photographers! My family has made reservations at the View Hotel in Monument Valley for next week. I have been looking at all the guided tours and now need to make a choice, however I need a little help. Since we'll be arriving around 10am and staying only one night, we'll have to select an afternoon 1/2 day jeep tour. WHICH IS BETTER? The regular Monument Valley 1/2 day tour or the Mystery Valley 1/2 day tour? They give you a choice for around80 but as a photographer interested in rock formations and sand dunes etc not ruins or weaving etc, which valley should I select? I don't need to spend a lot of time 'setting up' for my photos, just a quick minute to adjust for settings etc (no tripod). Thanks!

      6 Answers May 6, 2010 at 5:08 AM
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      Monument Valley Guided Tours

      by SandiM Online Now Mar 25, 2009 at 11:49 AM

      I've been looking over the MV website and see that there are quite a few tour companies offering guided tours (1/2 day is what we want) through the valley. We prefer a vehicle tour over the horseback and hiking tours. Can anyone recommend one company over the other? We'll be driving in from the Grand Canyon and arriving around noon (in april), and we'll be staying at the new View Hotel. We'd like to take either a later afternoon tour or a early morning tour, and want to include the interesting sites such as the Ear of the Wind (?) and other arches etc. We're looking for the "Best Value" tours for 2 adults 1 18yr old?

      3 Answers Mar 27, 2009 at 12:50 PM
    • Driving the loop in Monument Valley

      by JanetLC Online Now Mar 15, 2009 at 1:22 PM

      How long does is take to drive the 17 mile loop in Monument Valley? Does anyone know the cost of the Jeep tours and how long they take? If a person has two hours to spend there, would they be able to see much?

      5 Answers Mar 18, 2009 at 9:03 PM
    • Driving to Monument Valley

      by JanetLC Online Now Mar 15, 2009 at 12:08 PM

      We will be driving from Grand Canyon to Mesa Verde one day in mid June. We were thinking of stopping at Monument Valley. How long does it take to drive from Highway 160 (south of Kayenta)to the visitor's center at Monument Valley? Can you see much from there? We probably won't have time to take the jeep tour. I don't know if our rental van would do well on the dirt roads or not? To get to Mesa Verde from Monument Valley, we would need to go back south to Kayenta and go east on 160 correct?

      6 Answers Mar 16, 2009 at 7:58 PM
    • Monument Valley motorcycle trip

      by twest2 Online Now Jan 19, 2009 at 3:45 PM

      What is the best route to take a motorcycle trip to the Valley, GC, etc.? I am going end of April. I have 4 days to ride. Starting and ending in Phoenix.

      1 Answer Jan 25, 2009 at 9:27 AM
    • One more question: Monument Valley to Bryce

      by lambje Online Now Aug 9, 2008 at 3:32 PM

      Thanks for your quick answers, that's very helpful. It seems that I will be able to fit in Monument Valley! I've one more question: going from Monument Valley to Bryce, do I pass by Page/Lake Powell, or is it better to take a different route? Thanks again for your advice!

      1 Answer Aug 10, 2008 at 12:23 AM
    • Travel time and distance to Monument Valley?

      by lambje Online Now Aug 9, 2008 at 7:45 AM

      Hi, me and my friend will do a roadtrip from 20 september - 5 october. Our plan is to drive from Los Angeles - Grand Canyon (South Rim) - Bryce Canyon - Zion - Las Vegas - Death Valley - Seqouia/Kings Canyon - Yosemite (?) - San Francisco - LA. We would really like to visit Monument Valley, but have doubts if it is feasible.

      Can anyone tell me wat the travel time + distance is from Grand Canyon (South Rim-Tusayan) to Monument Valley? And from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon? Would it be best to plan an overnight stop in Page? And...if I have to choose between Monument Valley or Antelope Canyon/Lake Tahoe, which one is more interesting? Thanks for your help!

      3 Answers Aug 9, 2008 at 1:52 PM
    • late season travel

      by thm1956 Online Now Jul 16, 2008 at 3:06 PM

      i am planning a vacation in and around monument valley.i would like to know the latest possible month(s) to travel in that area,to avoid seasonal bad weather(if any)

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2008 at 2:02 PM