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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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    • 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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    • Road Trip from NJ to Grand Canyon

      New Jersey Dec 27, 2016 at 5:53 PM

      We are planning a 4 week round trip. We want to see Mount Rushmore and the St. Louis Arch. What else on the route is best to see? What is the best route?

      Thank you!

      6 Answers Jan 1, 2017 at 1:13 PM
    • Baggage Transfer

      Newark Dec 13, 2016 at 3:50 AM

      We are flying to Newark NJ from Edinburgh for Christmas via London Heathrow. The Edinburgh to Heathrow leg is via British Airways and the Heathrow to Newark leg is by Virgin Atlantic (business class). Do we have to reclaim our baggage at London Heathrow and then rebook it onto Virgin or will it be transferred direct? And will it be the same for coming back? Thanks.

      2 Answers Dec 13, 2016 at 7:40 PM
    • One hour and a half connection

      Newark Nov 14, 2016 at 2:16 PM

      I will arrrive newark on terminal c from orlando and i will leave in one hour and a half from terminal b back home to europe. Both operated by united airlines.

      Is it enough time? Do i have to pass security again and drop bagage?

      Thank you!

      6 Answers Nov 15, 2016 at 12:02 AM
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      Need update on the Steel Pier.

      Atlantic City Aug 7, 2016 at 7:18 AM

      We have $100 worth of ride tickets for the Steel Pier. Can you tell me if there are any rides appropriate for a 2 1/2 yo and a 3 1/2 year old? I just wonder if it's mostly a venue for teens and adults. Also, I have heard that the Pier is in a very run-down condition. Any comments on that?

      1 Answer Aug 7, 2016 at 9:11 AM
    • what's a must do?

      Atlantic City Jun 2, 2016 at 10:16 AM

      my mom and I are traveling here july 5-9th. Just trying to find out things to do and things that are a must.

      5 Answers Jun 2, 2016 at 8:00 PM
    • things to do

      Somers Point Apr 21, 2016 at 7:07 AM

      is there a book i can have sent to me that list things to do, places to go, while i am on vacation this summer in somers point??

      maybe even get some coupons

      1 Answer Apr 21, 2016 at 10:44 AM
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      Newark-Liberty to New Brunswick

      Newark Apr 3, 2016 at 7:14 AM

      Hi fellow VT'ers. My group will be hosting 30-35 guests from the West Coast, in New Brunswick, NJ, over Memorial Day weekend. They'll be arriving Friday and departing Monday. It seems like a bad idea for me, and a few volunteers, to drive 30 miles each way to the airport, on the bookends of a 3 day getaway weekend! What are the mass transit combinations (NJT train/ bus and/or PATH) to New Brunswick? I can easily fetch the guests from the New Brunswick NJT station or the Rutgers campus. Thanks a whole lot! Really appreciate it.

      2 Answers Apr 4, 2016 at 1:01 PM
    • restaurants

      Ellis Island Feb 24, 2016 at 4:24 PM

      Where can a large group of seniors, some mobility impaired, eat reasonably on Ellis Island, without traveling?

      3 Answers Feb 25, 2016 at 6:47 AM
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      Travel from Newark to Pittsburgh by car

      New Jersey Jan 31, 2016 at 8:47 PM

      Hi all,

      We will be visiting the USA ( travelling from Abu Dhabi) along with my family sometime in Aug 2016. We are a total of 5 adults & two small kids aged 1.4 yrs & 4 yrs.
      My question is we are planning on hiring a big car & driving from Newark to Ohio & stopping over night at Pittsburgh.
      The problem is the luggage!
      We will be having around 8 suitcases total & hand luggage ...where do we keep all of that!?? I can't seem to find a car big enough to rent to fit us all & the bags! Flights is not an option & only my husband drives...
      Do any of you have any suggestions as to what can be done?
      I was wondering if v could hire one of those luggage trailers to attach to the car & put our luggage in that Ref pic attached...Any idea where we can hire one for cheap?

      Would really appreciate your answers. Thanks in advance!

      13 Answers Feb 2, 2016 at 8:44 AM
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      bus number travelling from Port Authority, NYC going to Route 3 east, N.J.

      Secaucus Nov 1, 2015 at 6:52 AM

      I would like to know the bus number to go to Route 3 from Port Authority, NYC please

      3 Answers Nov 1, 2015 at 12:15 PM
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      Staying in Bayonne New Jersey

      West New York Sep 1, 2015 at 9:45 AM

      We have one day and we have never been to New York. Our main goal is to go to the 911 Museum and 1 world center tower. My husband would love to see the stadium. We just aren't sure if we can fit it all in. Would someone please let us know how to get from Bayonne to the museum. Also since 2 of our party don't like heights so won't go up the tower. Is there somewhere around there you would recommend them to go and wait?

      3 Answers Sep 1, 2015 at 10:55 AM
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      Free parking

      Princeton Sep 1, 2015 at 9:44 AM

      Hi,
      Is there any free parking lot near the University Museum of Fine Arts? Thank you in advance.
      Sincerely,

      Oleg

      1 Answer Sep 1, 2015 at 8:24 PM
    • hi need some in put

      Cherry Hill Aug 5, 2015 at 8:31 AM

      hi I am planning on staying at the days inn and suites in cherry hill and going to sahara sams indoor out door water park with two adults and four kids ages 9,14,14,16 one girl and three boys and we wanted to do a ocean day where would be a good beach to go to that's not to far away we are staying from Monday august 24th to Friday august 28th we have not  been in this area before not sure of what to do or where to go and if anyone knows a hotel or place that is big enough for 6 people that don't charge a lot need one room for the girls to sleep and one room for boys to sleep thank you for all your help Laura

       

      4 Answers Aug 10, 2015 at 6:53 AM
    • Peanut-free

      Ocean City Jul 7, 2015 at 2:47 PM

      Are there any peanut-free restaurants in Ocean City?

    • Cape May vs Lewes

      Cape May Jul 7, 2015 at 2:40 PM

      We are planning on spending a night either in Cape May NJ or Wildwood NJ. Plan to arrive in Cape May by noon July 28 and spend the day exploring the town.....we then plan on taking the car ferry to Lewes the following day July 29....we are wondering if we should spend more of day two in Cape May and book a later ferry, or take an earlier ferry and give us more time to check out Lewes.....any suggestions ? Just not sure which town would be more explore worthy .....
      Cheers !
      Ron

      2 Answers Jul 8, 2015 at 3:23 PM
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      Transport on Saturday and Sunday Morning

      New Brunswick Apr 26, 2015 at 7:52 AM

      I will be on business in New Brunswick in May but will stay at Old Bridge Turnpike at East Brunswick. I need to travel early on Saturday and Sunday morning before the buses start their services, is it easy to hire a cab near Old Bridge Turnpike? Do I need to call the cab company in advance?

      5 Answers May 4, 2015 at 8:12 AM
    • 5 luggages to pick up

      Newark Mar 29, 2015 at 7:31 AM

      I will arrive newark liberty airport on 23 April. I have 5 big luggages but I cannot carry all of them by myself. Where can I rent a very big trolley or find someone can help me? How much do they charge to help me carry all luggages to go out the airport?

      1 Answer Mar 29, 2015 at 1:01 PM
    • are Statue of Liberty tickets timed

      Statue of Liberty National Monument Mar 26, 2015 at 12:44 PM

      If I buy online tickets in advance, are they timed? In other words, what if I am held up and arrive after the time (if there is one)?

      7 Answers Mar 27, 2015 at 5:09 AM
    • changing planes

      Newark Mar 17, 2015 at 10:13 AM

      I am flying to Florida on United and have to change planes in Newark. There is only a 38min change of plane time on the flight I booked, is this enough time? Both flights are United.

      4 Answers Mar 17, 2015 at 10:53 AM
    • Approx Taxi cost from Hoboken to JFK

      Hoboken Jan 21, 2015 at 2:44 PM

      Hi, we are a Wedding group from the UK staying in Hoboken in the summer and I'm organising everyones departure for the end of the week. I'm trying to get approx price for a taxi from Hoboken to JFK for some of the more elderly people in the group. As we are all arriving together at Newark and I've arranged transport through the accommodation we're at I dont know about prices to JFK from Hoboken. We are all going separate ways at the end of the week & in this case public transport not an option as elderly couples, so just wanted to know what the taxi price might be and if it's for 4 + luggage would they need to take 2 separate taxis? any advice and info would be much appreciated.

      6 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 3:33 PM
    • International Transfer Newark to OHare

      Newark Oct 28, 2014 at 12:26 AM

      Hi I am arriving from Mumbai at 6.05 am and departing for Ohare at 7.59am - 114 minutes. Will I be able to check my bags right through to O'hare? Do I have a enough time to transfer? Do I clear immigration in a transfer section of the airport or do I have to go all the out and back in again? I am on United the whole way.

      Thanks heaps

      2 Answers Oct 28, 2014 at 3:54 AM
    • Is 1 hour 25 mins enough layover time in Newark? SYR-EWR-LHR

      Newark Aug 30, 2014 at 5:29 AM

      So do you guys think 1 hour and 25 mins layover time will be enough for me to make the connection? I'm flying from Syracuse to Newark then from Newark to Heathrow on the 9th December 2014 (I know it's Christmas season and there're bound to be some issues). But I also recall that usually flights from Syracuse landed in Newark of Terminal C and departs from this same terminal for flights to Heathrow.

      Advice on layover time would be appreciated! I have very limited choice, and maximum layover time I could find is 1 hour and 25 mins.

      8 Answers Aug 30, 2014 at 4:36 PM
    • free parking

      Atlantic City Aug 27, 2014 at 10:59 PM

      Where can you park free to go to the beach in Atlantic City?

      1 Answer Aug 28, 2014 at 5:16 AM
    • I have never been to Atlantic city

      Atlantic City Aug 18, 2014 at 7:37 PM

      I know for a fact Atlantic city casino and certain well known hotels will be going out of business. I plan to drive to Atlnatic city but I'm not sure if there is public parking? if so what is the cost to park? Certain beaches charge for parking and I was curious if Atlantic city does the same? If so where would be the place to park?

      3 Answers Aug 19, 2014 at 11:44 AM
    • beach chairs

      Seaside Heights Aug 17, 2014 at 5:39 AM

      I am staying at the hersey motel, can I rent umbrella and chair for the beach right in the beach??

    • Where should I park my car ?

      Atlantic City Aug 12, 2014 at 11:07 AM

      I am coming down from NJ city to Atlantic city ..I would like to visit the sea beaches & casinos.Where should I park my car ? Is there a parking place near to broadwalk ?

      5 Answers Aug 13, 2014 at 6:17 AM
    • cowboy boots

      Atlantic City Jul 28, 2014 at 8:34 AM

      i want to buy my wife a pair of cowboy boots is there anywhere that someone would recommend tks

      1 Answer Jul 28, 2014 at 10:54 AM
    • Dangers at night

      Wildwood Jul 24, 2014 at 5:55 AM

      Hi I would love to vacation in Wildwood and Atlantic City next week but my husband says it's too dangerous to walk at night. Is it true

      4 Answers Jul 25, 2014 at 9:09 AM
    • Another EWR connection time question...sorry (SJU-EWR/EWR-YYZ)

      Newark Jul 19, 2014 at 11:50 AM

      Flight Number 3 UA1216
      Travel Date 31Jan15 Sat
      Departing Airport Luis Munoz Marin Intl SJU
      Arriving Airport Newark Liberty International EWR
      Departing Time (changed) From 13:40 to 14:53 (1:13 Later)
      Arriving Time (changed) From 16:57 to 18:10

      We are connecting to An Air Canada flight to YYZ at 1915hrs. If the stars align and every thing goes off without a hitch, will that be enough time to connect? Thanks.

      3 Answers Jul 29, 2014 at 4:14 AM
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      Beach vacation rental in Ocean City

      Ocean City Jul 19, 2014 at 2:56 AM

      Hello VTer's

      I posted the same query in the Ocean City, NJ forum and did not get a response, so I thought I might try the next closest location. So we are 2 young families with kids looking for a good, but not too pricey beachside house/condo/apartment with 3 bedrooms for stay over a weekend. Something on the beach or close to the beach and boardwalk, restaurants and shops. We plan to stay Fri through Sun over any weekend in August!

      Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

      Thanks
      Ali

      4 Answers Jul 23, 2014 at 2:37 AM