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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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      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?

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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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    • Weather and hotels

      Miami Beach Feb 18, 2017 at 8:05 AM

      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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      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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    • 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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      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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      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 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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      visiting cape cod

      by bjpreston59 Online Now Jan 8, 2011 at 1:05 PM

      My husband and I are planning a trip to cape cod this summer. We are wondering where to stay without spending a fortune and take a day trip to Nantucket and a day trip to marthas vineyard. When is the best time to go?

      3 Answers Jan 13, 2011 at 7:52 AM
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      October in Nantucket

      by RenSchwa Online Now Jul 25, 2009 at 6:29 PM

      Hello VT'ers-

      My sister won a trip to Nantucket at an auction. We will likely be going the weekend of Oct. 2nd or Oct. 16th (the prize is only good for specific dates). Can anyone tell me if restaurants & stuff will still be open at this time? We had planned to go on Columbus day weekend but the car ferry is pretty much completely booked already!

      Also, if the house we are staying in is not in town, will we need a car or is there still other transportation easily accessible at this time of year (taxi, shuttle?) Just wondering b/c the ferry is insanely pricey! we are wondering if we can get away with not bringing a car...

      Also, any recommedations for things to do at this time of year are welcome. In fact, any advice/suggestions you may have would be very much appreciated!

      Thanks!!!

      The Jersey Girls- Renee & Lori

    • Ferry Reservations August

      by SummitMom Online Now Jan 6, 2009 at 10:35 AM

      I need to make reservations for this August but the Steamship website is only accepting reservations through May 18 or so. What is the secret to getting summer reservations? Is there a "release" date and a mad rush to book? Thanks!

    • Adult Tricycle Rental?

      by jennynoel Online Now Oct 9, 2007 at 12:34 PM

      Does anyone know of a bike rental shop on or near Nantucket that has adult tricycles? We are traveling with a senior who would be more comfortable with three wheels.

      Part of our group is driving from New Hampshire and could possibly pick up the trike on the way.

      Thanks in advance,
      Jenny

    • Clambake

      by selewis Online Now Aug 9, 2007 at 9:50 AM

      Where can I get the requirements for a personal clambake for about 10 people. I need hardwood firewood for a firepit, seaweed for steam, a tarp to trap the steam and the food. Is there a fish market where I can get fresh fish and shellfish? Is there a farmers' market for fresh produce? Should I buy this stuff in Hyannis and bring it over?

    • Four Chimneys

      by acolasur Online Now Dec 30, 2006 at 7:26 PM

      Many years ago, my wife and I stayed at a B and B called the Four Chimneys Inn on our honeymoon. I don't believe it exists anymore but would be curious to know if it now has another name. We will be visiting for our 25th anniversary this summer and I'd love to stay at the same location.

      1 Answer Mar 26, 2007 at 1:25 PM
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      Seeking a Hotel Recommendation

      by RekaD Online Now Jun 1, 2006 at 9:24 PM

      Hello! I'm looking for a hotel recommendation in Nantucket's main town area. We'll be spending just one night on the island, mid-week in mid-June. Thanks!

    • only have one day

      by ashleyking Online Now Aug 6, 2004 at 9:07 AM

      There was no Cap Code forum, but this is close enough. I (along with my boyfriend) will be in Cap Code area for one day and one day only. I know this is a very limited time, but because of our schedule this is all we have. My question is what should we do? Should we take ferries to Nantucket and/or Martha's Vineyard or should we stay on the main island? What are the main places to check out (outdoor/nature stuff, lighthouses)? Should we go whale watching here (because it is @20 cheaper than in Maine, which we will be visiting for about 3 days) or would that take up too much time? Any advise/comments/suggestions will be much appreciated!!! Thanks soo much to anyone who can help, Great day to all FRIDAY.....YEAH!!!! ashley

      13 Answers Aug 9, 2004 at 8:26 AM
    • nantucket b&b

      by memphismoe Online Now Sep 11, 2003 at 3:29 PM

      does anyone have any suggestions for b&b on nantucket ?

      3 Answers Aug 8, 2005 at 1:22 PM