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    • Visiting Kona for Ironman Oct 2017

      Kailua-Kona Jan 8, 2017 at 1:39 AM

      We live in Perth W.Australia and plan to visit Kona for the Ironman in October (as spectator only) and plan to be there for 2-3 weeks. We regularly spectate at 70.3s and full Ironmans in Australia/Asia, great to watch.

      Can anyone please suggest/recommend good location to stay (and possible condos/hotels/airB&B) within easy reach of start and transitions.

      Many thanks. Penny

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    • Anyone know of cabins, not expensive

      Pocono Manor Jan 6, 2017 at 9:21 AM

      Hey I was wondering if anyone knows of any cabin rentals in the Poconos or near. I'm not looking to go skiing, just horseback riding and just want that country feel! I've never been there but only live about an hour and half away. I just keep getting sponsored places when searching.. And nothing seems suitable

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    • Car rental

      Central Falls Dec 29, 2016 at 7:52 AM

      Can anyone please recommend a reliable car rental company from Prague? 8 of us r planning to visit Prague, Krakow, Budapest,Vienna n Salzburg.
      How is hire car Prague? Seems to have reasonable rates

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    • Long term parking in Laredo, then taxi to Quetzalcoatl Airport in Nuevo Laredo

      Laredo Dec 25, 2016 at 7:23 PM

      I'm searching for information on long term parking in Laredo, Tx near the border. Having a hard time finding information on where to park and how much it's likely to cost. Surely someone has done it! Can you give me some info?

      Need to take a taxi from the border to Quetzalcoatl Airport (Nuevo Laredo International). Is that do-able?

      Final question: any idea how long this likely to take? I've got a flight out from Nuevo Laredo International late afternoon and don't know exactly how to plan it, timewise.

      Thank you so much for anything you can tell me!
      Cat

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    • Coronado Ferry to mainland for touring?

      San Diego Dec 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Two young seniors spending 4 days in San Diego in February and staying on Coronado. Will have a car. Is it advisable to take the ferry back and forth to see (walk/ taxi) some of the mainland sites? Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, perhaps, Balboa Park (Zoo), etc.? How about if we want dinner on the mainland? Or should we drive to most places? Itinerary not set yet.
      Thanks.

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      Between Tallahassee Florida and Summerville SC

      United States of America Jan 8, 2017 at 5:57 PM

      I have a gap of about 4 days between my grandson's graduation in Tallahassee on Friday or Saturday and my granddaughter's wedding in Summerville SC on the following Saturday. Where can I go and stay for four days that is somewhat between Tallahassee and Summerville. I thought of Jekyll Island, St. Simons' Island, or St. Augustine, but I have been to all those places a couple of times. I've also stayed in Hilton Head for a week (hated it), and visited Savannah. I'd rather be in a small place than a big city.

       

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    • Specific Location

      Los Angeles Jan 6, 2017 at 6:48 AM

      Hi. I posted another question about where to stay but am now more specific with areas. We will be going to Universal one day, Warner Brothers tour, doing things near Hollywood Blvd area, and then exploring other tourist things.

      Which area/hotel is better...near Universal City (Studio City hotel) or Hollywood Blvd (Hollywood Celebrity hotel), near but off Hollywood Blvd a bit (Days Inn) or Thai Town (Dixie Hotel)? We will have a car but am thinking one of those.
      Have narrowed it down to one of those based on budget and not being too far from Universal and Hollywood Blvd area. We have Hollywood Celebrity booked (but we can cancel).

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      Quaint Cabins

      Vermont Dec 31, 2016 at 12:07 PM

      I am looking to find quaint, funky, off the beaten path cabin lodging in Vermont in October 2017.

      All clues and tips appreciated.

      dan and mary

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    • Zion - NP: The Narrows early october

      Zion National Park Dec 27, 2016 at 8:59 AM

      Hello :)

      I found out about the Narrows of the Zion-NP and like to visit it. I will be in Zion NP in early October 2017. Is it possible to visit then?
      I found out you have to walk through the water, how cold and high will it be in October?

      Thanks!:)
      -jeey

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    • Best suite

      Las Vegas Dec 22, 2016 at 10:09 PM

      Heading to Las Vegas on January 26 to 29. Would like to stay in great suite. Thinking palazzo or wynn or balliago. What would you say was the best. Want a nice view. And bedroom.

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    • Traveling to Door County by plane from NC

      Door Creek Jan 3, 2017 at 12:30 PM

      Hello. In August of 2017 we will be traveling from Raleigh Durham Airport, NC to Clark Lake in Door County, WI. We are frequent Southwest Airlines fliers, so we would like to use our Southwest earned miles, but are not sure of the best airport to fly to. We know we will be renting a car to reach Door County from whatever airline we select. We are thinking Green Bay or Milwaukee, but are not sure whether SWA travels to Green Bay, or if the difference in cost would make it more economical to drive a rental from Milwaukee. Looks like a 2 1/2 hr drive from there to Door county. Thanks in advance for any help

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      Fall Trip 2017 Quaint with Appalchian Trail Access

      Vermont Dec 22, 2016 at 12:35 PM

      Mary and I are skipping our way along the AT this fall "doing" Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine by doing day hikes with lodging in quaint towns that have short drives to AT access points. Besides hiking we love to stroll and poke our noses into quaint little spots for shopping, eating and relaxing. Seeking a mix of remote spots with maybe a nice farm house or cabin as well as a populated small town with a quaint B&B or Inn.

      Blue Highways are preferred for travel between stops which are usually 3 days.

      So far these places seem to jump out - Grafton, Woodstock and a rural area outside of Rutland. We have no clues yet about Southern Vermont in the Green Mountain area. Comments about neighboring Delaware are welcomed!

      Routes as well as lodging tips welcomed!

      dan and mary from south carolina

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      PHX Car Rental transfers, eating and shopping.

      Phoenix Dec 28, 2016 at 2:32 AM

      i am flying out of Phoenix which is an airport I've not been through previously. Can anyone advise ease of transfer from dropping off (Alamo) car hire and navigating through to Departures Terminal 3? I think it may involve a shuttle - if so how regularly do they run (6:30 - 7:30 am. Travelling alone so no one to share luggage humping with. Potentially I could check in car the night previous and use an airport hotel (would need transfer for that though?) but hoping that traffic will be reasonable at that hour in the morning on a Wednesday even if I had to navigate short stretch of I10 over Salt River? Also too early for breakfast at hotel so any suggestions in Terminal? Guessing that the shopping will be the usual gift oriented and duty free goodies - or should I save back some dollars - wishful thinking that I'll have any!

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      Helicopter flights

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 7:50 AM

      Looking at different deals for helicopter flights,am i better of booking in advancing,or do you think i can organise while i am there? Does anyone have any recomendations as well? Many thanks

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    • South rim Grand Canyon tours

      Grand Canyon Jan 2, 2017 at 3:15 AM

      Hi

      Thinking of driving to grand canyon rather than getting bus, what is the best type of tour to do? Walk/drive?

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    • Suitable for swimming on Big Island of Hawaii in April?

      Hawaii (Big Island) Dec 28, 2016 at 7:05 PM

      Can anyone tell me about water temps in Kona/Kohala area during mid-April? Is it warm enough for swimming and snorkeling?

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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!

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      A days road trip - Tucson to Phoenix?

      Arizona Dec 25, 2016 at 11:24 AM

      I have one day to spend heading back to Phoenix for my flight the following day. Rather than head straight up interstate I had thought about a detour to take in the Salt River area - would really like to get a view of the wild horses there if the chance arose. Could do with final night accommodation within an hour of PHX. Any suggestions for route and places to stay would be welcome. Please bear in mind that I am travelling solo so need to be a little aware of safety. Thanks everyone.

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      10 Day Trip - Algarve & Seville

      Alaska Dec 22, 2016 at 7:53 AM

      My wife and I are spending 10 days in the Algarve area next April. We fly in and out of Faro. I'm thinking of staying in three or four different locations and would like to do a circular tour in our hire car. It seems sensible to take in Seville. Any ideas for towns where a couple of nights would be a pleasant experience? Our interests are history, culture and moderate walking. Phil C

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    • Best driving route

      Worcester Dec 19, 2016 at 6:52 PM

      What is the best route from Worcester,Ma. to Orlando,Fl. to avoid traffic like NY and DC and any half decent hotels or motels you would recommend along the way? thankyou

       

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    • Your tips for safe travelling

      Hollywood Dec 19, 2016 at 9:08 AM

      Hello everyone,
      Me and my husband are going to travel to America for the first time. We are European citizens and we are going to travel by car. The problem is that our English skills are poor and we don't know the areas safe for living or even driving through. We are planning to stay at Casa del Sol Beach Studios. The address is 333 Palm Street, Hollywood, FL 33019. What do you think about that place and its neighborhoods? Is it safe to travel by car from Miami to Key West? East and West Florida coasts? Thank you in advance.

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      Best site for renting house or Condo Short term?

      United States of America Jan 13, 2017 at 9:22 AM

      Figured I had better ask this now, as can't later. My husband and I generally travel with a 5-th wheel trailer, but are considering maybe trying out staying in a condo, apartment, house, etc. short term instead in the coming years. This would be for a 2 - 3 week stay in the US. So far I have found HomeAway and VRBO as possible helpful sources. I would appreciate any advice as to if these are the best ones, and/or are there others that are also valuable sources.

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    • Rental Car GPS replacement

      United States of America Jan 12, 2017 at 8:09 AM

      We will rent a car in fall 2017 in the USA for about 3 Weeks.

      I noticed that all the rental companies want to charge arount 150-500$ for a Navigation System. This is really much, compared to the 1500$ rental cost!!

      They will use these standart "window mount" navigation devices i guess.
      We don't want to pay that much, so i was looking for options.

      Would you reccomend buying a GPS in an eletronic store?
      I saw a lot of them for like 80-120$, and if you once have one, you can use it on all your future travels in us

      Since where not from us, a device that tells us the current speed limit would be nice!:)

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    • Suggestions while in Alaska

      Alaska Jan 6, 2017 at 1:05 AM

      Planning a trip to Alaska on 18feb for about 1week. Planning to catch the northern lights. Do you think its the right time? Will fly into Anchorage and will take the train to Fairbank. Will spend a few days there. Any recommended place to visit? Thought of renting a car to move around, is it a good idea? Or good to just join any tours? Will spend a few days too in Anchorage after Fairbank. Any suggestions where and its a must to visit while in Alaska? Top priority is to try catch the northern lights. Recommended place to be? Thanks and hear from all of you.

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      Hotel, activities, surfing recommendations?

      Maui Jan 2, 2017 at 4:13 PM

      Hi everyone,

      It's been a while since I've written. Well it's time for another trip. I'm hoping to go to Maui to experience Hawaii for the first time with my husband

      I don't know much about Hawaii. Just know they have great coffee and a great place to learn to surf.

      Does anyone know of a great hotel near the waters with a nice beach that's also near activities like surfing, snorkelling, hiking, kayaking? We like the adventure type of vacations.

      Hopefully to get some ideas and not break the bank.

      Thanks.

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    • Hobbs, NM to Houston, TX Road Trip

      Hobbs Dec 12, 2016 at 7:56 PM

      With several days off from school and work, we booked one way flight tickets to Hobbs, NM (bc the tix were cheap) and plan to spend five days slowly driving back to Houston. I am looking for suggestions on which route to take, which will be the most scenic and fun with kids. North through Texas, or South along the border? Any recommendations would be helpful and thanks in advance! Traveling December 23rd through 28th...

      8 Answers Dec 14, 2016 at 8:20 AM
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      Planning a Possible Road Trip

      New Mexico Dec 10, 2016 at 6:24 AM

      Need to get from Fort Worth Texas to SE Arizona early March with probably 1 overnight stop but want to break up the driving into maybe approx. 4 hour stretches. Any suggestions for "must see" locations? Would prefer to avoid too much Interstate driving but conscious I am travelling alone so not wishing to go too far off track. My preferences are for scenery, science and nature as opposed to cities and shopping. Clean budget motel about half way?

      2 Answers Dec 11, 2016 at 8:16 AM
    • evening shows + observatories?

      New Mexico Oct 6, 2016 at 9:02 AM

      Hello, I'm a TA wanting to explore NM & I'm curious about:
      a) a location (other than usual suspects i.e. albuquerque/santa fe) that might have

      a evening show of sorts i.e. a amphitheatre wi/entertainment?

      b) a location in NM.....(anywhere south) that might have a observatory where folks

      can star gaze?

      thx

      1 Answer Oct 6, 2016 at 9:41 AM
    • Staying in ABQ for 4days

      Albuquerque Sep 5, 2016 at 12:42 PM

      Hello,
      I have received some very helpful replies from people on Virtual Tourist Forum but the more information I can gain will be so helpful and much appreciated.
      I am in ABQ for 4days . I will be on my own without a car. I am trying to find out which will be the best hotel to stay in for touring the city without a car.
      I am going to go on the Breaking Bad tour and a Jeep Tour.
      Other suggestions will be greatly appreciated
      Patsy

      1 Answer Sep 5, 2016 at 2:23 PM
    • 3days in ABQ

      New Mexico Sep 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM

      I will be travelling to ABQ next June . I would like to go on a Jeep Tour also Breaking Bad . The days I am there are the weekend and Monday. Could anyone please tell me if the tours run at weekend and where is a good place to stay for accessing sights. I would also appreciate any ideas anyone can give me about what to see.
      Many thanks to anyone who replies to me .

      14 Answers Sep 4, 2016 at 3:50 PM
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      Santa fey or Albuquerque

      Albuquerque Aug 14, 2016 at 2:26 PM

      We're going for a week. We're would you make your hub...,,we,ll have car...,,then heading to northern Arizona ......we don't do bar scenes.....can we get some help....OH GING END OF OCT....for 2 weeks....,

      19 Answers Aug 16, 2016 at 5:20 PM
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      Bisti/De-na-zin Wilderness: anyone been?

      New Mexico Feb 18, 2016 at 7:26 AM

      Hi all -
      We may be heading back out to New Mexico this spring and putting in both some city (Santa Fe) and hiking time. I was kicking around another trip out of Chaco with an overnight in Farmington, and ran into this on the BLM site. It's not far from Farmington, and the Bisti Badlands look like big fun...weather and ground surface conditions permitting. The 7297 road in doesn't look to be a problem with a rental as long as there hasn't been any heavy rain. I know that there are no marked trails but I'm not too worried about that either.

      Anyway, I was wondering if ya'll had any helpful insights? Just noodling at this point but even if we can't fit it in this time, I'll file it away for the next. Thanks in advance!

      4 Answers Feb 22, 2016 at 9:14 AM
    • Los Poblanos Open Space Gardens

      Albuquerque Feb 16, 2016 at 8:21 AM

      May we walk through the gardens without being a guest staying at the Los Poblanos Historical Inn?

      1 Answer Feb 16, 2016 at 9:51 AM
    • Driving with a RV

      New Mexico Dec 16, 2015 at 8:43 AM

      How difficult is it to drive to Albuquerque (Alt: 2000 m) from Oklahoma city ( 396m) with a rv.

      3 Answers Dec 17, 2015 at 4:43 AM
    • ambulance?

      Silver City Oct 19, 2015 at 4:16 PM

      Hello. I understand that Silver City has a hospital. Do they also have an ambulance service? Thanks.

      2 Answers Oct 19, 2015 at 7:22 PM
    • i want to send my son birthday balloons he is studying at WNMU

      Silver City Sep 4, 2015 at 7:30 AM

      so i live in the UK my son will be 18 and away from home studying and on a golf scholarship at your university and i want to send him helium balloons and wonder which local shop would deliver to the university
      can you give me some contact details and i will arrange -it will be his first birthday without his family so i want to still make it fun
      many thanks
      Lindsey
      my email is lyndoune16@hotmail .com

      9 Answers Sep 5, 2015 at 3:05 AM
    • Ports of Entry into Mexico

      New Mexico Aug 28, 2015 at 7:07 AM

      We are traveling by car from northern New Mexico to Kino Bay, Mexico taking I25 south through Lordsburg, NM. The 2 closest ports of entry to Lordsburg are Douglas or Naco, AZ. Does anyone know about these ports of entry? We would prefer not to go all the way to Nogales to enter as it adds miles to our trip. Thank you.

      3 Answers Aug 31, 2015 at 8:02 AM
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      Overview of Santa Fe, NM

      Santa Fe Aug 25, 2015 at 5:17 PM

      Greetings Beloveds!

      I will travel with a party of three (including one senior who gets around fairly poorly when walking for over a couple of blocks). We'll arrive in Albuquerque, NM, and have reservations for a shuttle to our property in Santa Fe. Now I'm considering staying at Santa Fe Hotel on the Plaza (to minimize driving) for this initial visit. The Hyatt Place Santa Fe seems so reasonable and nice, that I considered renting a vehicle and staying there instead. Hmm... Please provide anything you'd care to contribute about a 4 day visit to Santa Fe. More specifically, I'm interested in the following:

      ~ Dependable Shuttle suggestions for transport from/to Albuquerque, NM to Santa Fe
      ~ Small group tour of some culturally interesting places
      ~ Shopping for a few small jewelry items, small sculpture and/or art
      ~ Good dining (native, vegetarian)
      ~ Great spots for photo opportunities

      I so value your input. Thank you, kindly!

      4 Answers Aug 26, 2015 at 4:08 AM
    • Long-term stay

      Albuquerque Aug 14, 2015 at 3:08 AM

      I am probably moving to Albuquerque and want to visit for about a month before making a decision. Does anyone know which are the cleanest, safest hotels with small cooking areas? What about inexpensive dog-friendly hotels?

      I am ok with a mostly-safe (not perfect) neighborhood. Amenities and services are not important -- I can turn down my own bed and skip the chocolates on my pillow! However, cleanliness is a must.

      Any ideas?

      Thanks

      2 Answers Aug 16, 2015 at 2:05 AM
    • Vegan restaurants?

      Albuquerque Aug 14, 2015 at 2:47 AM

      Is anyone in this group vegan? Which restaurants are best? Which ones are cheapest?

      Thanks,

      Sankris

      1 Answer Aug 14, 2015 at 9:36 AM
    • ufo tours avail

      Roswell Aug 9, 2015 at 4:22 PM

      Alien/ufo tours other than the one advertised everywhere?

      3 Answers Aug 10, 2015 at 12:25 PM
    • First visit

      Albuquerque Jul 28, 2015 at 12:56 PM

      Hi everyone! I going to be visiting Albuquerque in a couple weeks and I'm looking for suggestions on nightlife and the best areas to stay. Anyone have any suggestions?

      1 Answer Jul 28, 2015 at 2:43 PM
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      Places to stay in Albuquerque

      Albuquerque Jun 13, 2015 at 11:50 AM

      We will be staying a night in Albuquerque. Can any one recommend where to stay?
      Downtown? Midtown?
      Thanks

      Derek

      8 Answers Jun 16, 2015 at 9:36 AM
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      Unidentified Giant Beetle in Albuquerque

      New Mexico Jun 1, 2015 at 2:16 AM

      Something may have gone wrong with my previous post ... I'll try again.
      While I was on holiday in the Southwest in 2010, I had a bus transfer in Albuquerque. I had a smoke outside the station and saw a huge, huge beetle that was slowly crowling forward. I always believed it was some sort of a giant cockroach, but I can't find anything on the internet that even looks like it. Since I took no pictures, people have a hard time believing it... but I know what I saw. Can anyone tell me more about this giant insect?! It must have been about 11 inches long.

      Scarabandy

      2 Answers Jun 1, 2015 at 10:45 AM
    • zoo hopping

      Santa Fe May 23, 2015 at 6:43 AM

      any good zoos between denver and santa fe? i will already have done Denver Zoo. planning to drive down toward Santa FE.

      2 Answers May 23, 2015 at 10:21 AM
    • santa fe railway

      Santa Fe May 15, 2015 at 11:35 AM

      Could anyone please tell me whtehr the old santa fe railway ( Atchison- Topeka) trip to lamy is still operating and if so how can I get tickets.
      many thanks,
      Patsyl

      3 Answers May 15, 2015 at 12:45 PM
    • One day in Santa Fe

      Santa Fe May 13, 2015 at 7:30 AM

      We are planning a trip to Colorado. We've never been to New Mexico and would like to spend one day in Santa Fe just to get an idea of what it is like there.

      We would like some ideas of what to do there in one day to enjoy the highlights. We are older adults.

      8 Answers May 15, 2015 at 6:09 AM
    • Girls' trip in July to the Angel Fire, Taos, Red River area. What to do?

      Angel Fire Apr 28, 2015 at 8:49 AM

      We are planning a road trip to this area in July 2015. We'd like to find out where to go for some fun at night... dancing? Live music? Also, looking for fun things to do during the day. What's not to miss? There will be 6 of us that graduated HS together, and we're looking to make some great memories together!

      Thanks@

    • Pawn Jewelry

      New Mexico Apr 22, 2015 at 1:52 PM

      Are there any out of the way places to buy Native American pawn jewelry in New Mexico?

      2 Answers Jul 9, 2015 at 4:13 AM
    • safety of Santa Fe and Albuquerque

      Santa Fe Mar 27, 2015 at 2:28 PM

      Just wondering about the safety of Santa Fe and Albuquerque. We will be traveling there from the midwest this summer and have read a lot about the gangs in those cities. It is concerning to us since we have children. Any information of the crime, gangs, safety of the two cities?

      5 Answers Mar 28, 2015 at 3:07 AM
    • 5 days day trips from santa fe

      New Mexico Mar 24, 2015 at 2:18 PM

      Could someone please suggest places to visit by car from Santa Fe by car. We are nervous of any potential hazardous roads.
      Also any suggestions for trips on rail runner would be much appreciated
      Patsy

      3 Answers Mar 24, 2015 at 5:47 PM
    • Buffalo-Bison

      New Mexico Mar 18, 2015 at 1:12 PM

      Where can I see Buffalo in Northern New Mexico.
      Thank you

      5 Answers Mar 23, 2015 at 1:53 PM
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      road trip Albuquerque to los angeles

      New Mexico Jan 11, 2015 at 5:56 PM

      hi all -- we are a family of 6 from australia driving from possibly albuquerque airport to los angeles airport in february (trying to find the most cost effective airport to fly into from new york-- and albuquerque seems to be the winner at this stage).we have 5 nights to get back to los angeles-- hopefully taking in the grand canyon for a sunset and sunrise on the way.any tips or itinerary ideas gratefully received!-- we dont mind a drive but dont want to be crazy, and love the nps of the west! thank you

      4 Answers Jan 12, 2015 at 12:36 PM
    • Santa Fe to Las cruces

      New Mexico Dec 31, 2014 at 7:04 AM

      Hello
      We want to get from Santa fe to Las cruces by public transpotattion then hire a car . We are nervous about driving out of albuquerque which I guess would be easiest as we could get the shuttle to ABQ. Are we being over anxious .?
      Happy New Year to all.
      Patsy

      6 Answers Jan 1, 2015 at 10:49 AM
    • Staying in Santa Fe

      New Mexico Dec 20, 2014 at 11:10 AM

      Hello
      We are spending 6days in Santa Fe end May but hoping to hire a care could anyone please suggest best days out .
      We will go to Taos . All suggestions will be gratefully received.
      Thankyou
      Patsy

      8 Answers Dec 25, 2014 at 1:57 PM