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      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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    • Travel advice in East Coast

      United States of America 8 hours ago

      Hello Everyone,

      Thank you very much for your feedback back in 2015 regarding west coast travel advice. My trip to USA was memorable and its because of your feedback.

      Now I will be going to the east coast this year. My tentative travel date is from 26 May - 18 June. I wish to see the east coast. I don't want this trip to be a hectic one so I want to see important places and spend some time in New York just taking it easy. I know this sounds a little vague because you may ask how many days you want to spend where and so on. But I want you to guide me here as you know how many days (approx) I would have in hand. The last few days I want to do some shopping.

      I think I should at least go to Boston, New York, DC and Niagara falls. I also wish to visit few good universities there as I wish to pursue a masters in the futue.

      Your advice will be appreciated.

      Thank you.

      Cheers,
      GR

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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 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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    • airtrain and E line subway at rush hour

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 8:06 AM

      Our flight from London will arrive into JFK at 4pm. I'm assuming clearing immigration/customs/collecting bags etc will take about an hour or so, meaning we will be trying to leave the airport at rush hour. Our hotel is on 42nd street and only 2 mins walk from Port authority bus station on 42nd so I was planning on getting the airtrain to Jamaica and then getting on the E line subway to 42nd street. Does this sound like a bad idea at rush hour as we will also be travelling with suitcases? There's only 2 of us and I don't want to spend a fortune on transfers, and i'm also aware that the shared transfer vans (go airlink etc) don't have a good reputation, which is why i'm leaning more towards the airtrain/subway at the moment.

      Any advice would be appreciated :-)

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    • Is there anybody going to New York with a car ,25th, 26th Septembre

      by dachabg7 Online Now Sep 20, 2013 at 2:08 PM

      if anybody goes to New York from Ocean City and if would like t share costs.

      1 Answer Sep 20, 2013 at 2:10 PM
    • Family reunion

      by sunshine101 Online Now Jul 22, 2013 at 2:32 PM

      My sister and I are planning a reunion trip to Ocean City Maryland in August of next year 2014. We would like suggestions of any hotels that are close to the beach and boardwalk that are nice but not too pricey.

      1 Answer Jul 22, 2013 at 6:28 PM
    • Family reunion

      by sunshine101 Online Now Jul 22, 2013 at 9:15 AM

      My sister and I are planning a family reunion trip to oc md August of next year 2014. We would like suggestions of any hotels that are close to the beach and boardwalk that are nice but not too pricey.

      3 Answers Jul 22, 2013 at 7:33 PM
    • Group friendly (18 years old) rentals in July - Ocean City Maryland

      by thebills905 Online Now May 28, 2013 at 8:03 AM

      Some friends and I are looking to rent a condo or home in Ocean City Maryland during mid July. The issue is just that. Most renters WILL NOT rent to 18 year old renters, and are frankly a little judgmental when I ask. While I don't blame them for their preconceived notions, my friends and I are just looking for a week at the beach, no wild parties or jumping off of roofs into inner tubes in the pool. Can anyone point me in the direction of some teen/young adult friendly rentals?

      3 Answers May 30, 2013 at 2:16 PM
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      transportation from airport

      by iam1wthee Online Now Dec 31, 2012 at 10:58 AM

      Mom is looking at staying in resort near Jolly Roger Amusement Park.
      Is there a bus that goes from the ocean city airport to the boardwalk hotels?
      Is there a shuttle bus service that goes from airport to boardwalk hotels?
      How far is greyhound from boardwalk hotels?
      How much is taxi from airport to the boardwalk hotels?

      1 Answer Jan 1, 2013 at 11:06 AM
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      Decent hotels on or close to the Boardwalk

      by channah_123 Online Now Jun 26, 2011 at 9:26 AM

      I'm planning our family vacation to O.C.,MD this summer and was wondering whether anybody would like to share their thoughts/suggestions about the hotels on/close to the boardwalk there. I've read some reviews and to tell the truth I feel kind of disappointed about this place ...
      I'm not looking for the least expensive but rather for a decent place where I wouldn't have to beg for service and empty my pockets in order to receive it.

      Thanks!
      C.

      2 Answers Apr 6, 2013 at 12:36 PM
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      Transportation from DC to OC.

      by Pele_cool_boy Online Now Jun 21, 2010 at 8:11 AM

      Dear people,

      I have a question about transportation to Ocean City.
      Is there any way to come to OC from Washington DC WITHOUT a car?
      We are students who will be studying in DC and who would like to spend a weekend (or more if we like it) on the beaches? Is there any kind of public transportation, buses, anything from DC?? Or we have to rent a car? :(

      Thank you very very much for your answers!
      Pele

      3 Answers Jun 21, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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      Need hotel near boardwalk, with pool ~$250 night

      by mmyerspa Online Now May 21, 2010 at 7:51 PM

      I'm looking for a hotel/suite/condo near the boardwalk, with a pool, for ~$250 per night, mid-July. Not a party hotel. Any info would be greatly appreciated. So far, the best I've found is the Howard Johnson's, which is on the beach for225-275 per night.

    • OC Night Life

      by John999999999 Online Now Aug 12, 2009 at 12:01 PM

      What kind of nightlife or events does OC have at the end of Sept???

      1 Answer Apr 6, 2013 at 12:33 PM
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      Planning a Family Reunion at OC MD

      by kkane714 Online Now May 23, 2009 at 4:02 PM

      I have volunteered to organize this reunion for the 1st weekend after Labor Day. The family has chosen OC MD even though no one has ever been there? I am on the Left Coast now and haven't a clue. On line I found Northside Park (125 St.). Is this a good place for a 50+ person BBQ on a Saturday?

      Also, regarding hotels, what area is best for a group to stay? How about Downtown Boardwalk or Convention Center Area or the Northside or does anyone have other suggestions. There will be no rug rats, a few teens, 30's thru 50's and a a bit older. Any ideas?

      2 Answers May 27, 2009 at 8:37 AM
    • Assateaque Island Yearly Round Up...

      by joeylin Online Now Mar 24, 2009 at 11:28 AM

      I was Assateaque State Park last July 2008, for the very first time. I was absolutely amazed at the beauty that surrounded me. Upon our entering the island, we did see about 6 ponies at the gate. We then realized; after not seeing another pony around, that we must have visited during the Yearly Round Up.
      My question is: Is there a particular day that the majority of the horses are rounded up, taken across the water for auction, and then returned to the island?
      We are planning a family vacation in July of this year, and we would love to be on the island when it's repopulated again.

      Thank You

      1 Answer Mar 26, 2009 at 11:21 AM
    • Water taxi to atlantic city nj

      by zdawgg24 Online Now Jun 3, 2008 at 10:07 AM

      is there any such thing as a water taxi from either rehobeth or o.c. to atlantic city? and if so could u give me a company name or something like that. thanx

      1 Answer Jun 3, 2008 at 10:20 PM
    • Passes

      by Visaonly Online Now May 10, 2008 at 6:03 PM

      How do you acquire a V.I.P. Pass to the Seacret's night club? My friends and I spend all summer down there . We drive almost three times a night, hour and half away to see what is happening in the best summer spot of all times

    • Makai Condos

      by angelainoc Online Now May 4, 2008 at 2:40 PM

      Has anyone seen the Makai Condos? I came across them on the web at www.makaicondos.com. I think it is where the Ramada used to be near the Convention Center in Ocean CIty. They look nice, but I was wondering if anyone has seen one?

    • night life

      by billhurley Online Now Oct 1, 2007 at 12:50 PM

      STAYING OCT. 12,13 14 LOOKING FOR A DECENT PLACE FOR DRINKS. OLDER GROUP NOT LOOKING FOR COLLEGE AGE BARS BUT A QUIET PLACE TO HAVE A GOOD TIME.

    • what tooo doo....hotel stay...clubs?

      by dianeshere56 Online Now Aug 28, 2007 at 6:48 PM

      im 23f from nj/ny...ive never been to ocean city, personally.. im going there this weekend for labor day with my friend..it is kind of last minute im hoping someone will get back to me in time...i would like a really nice place to stay at, on the water preferably, money is not an issue...i like to drink and dance but i also love the beach at day and night...boating, restaurants... i want fun spots to go out to but ones with nice toned down ambiances as well...what to do?

      1 Answer Aug 29, 2007 at 5:45 AM
    • Need inexpensive hotel - last minute

      by lalston Online Now Aug 13, 2007 at 11:46 AM

      Hi-

      Does anyone know of an inexpensive hotel in OC that would be available this weekend 17-19 Aug? I have looked and looked on line and can not find anything available. Perhaps someone out there might know of place that is not advertised online... a well kept secret place! This is an last minute trip. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

      4 Answers Jul 22, 2008 at 2:28 AM
    • weather

      by TJS3 Online Now Jul 22, 2007 at 7:19 PM

      I am planning on visiting OC, MD. the first week of September 2007. Does anyone know what the weather is usually like? Air and water temp, if possible.
      Thanks

      6 Answers Jul 25, 2007 at 6:50 PM
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      boat??

      by lms0cc3r15 Online Now Jul 21, 2007 at 3:10 PM

      can you take a boat tour around assategue island?

      1 Answer Jul 24, 2007 at 10:27 PM
    • Beach Patrol ???

      by KellyJE Online Now May 27, 2007 at 6:26 PM

      I saw several people posting about the beach patrol coming around and "tagging" people? What is this all about? Do you really have to pay to play on the beach?

      1 Answer May 29, 2007 at 9:11 PM
    • sunset island

      by annem32 Online Now Oct 12, 2006 at 11:18 AM

      has anyone stayed at the condos at sunset island?
      please tell me about your experience there...thank you.

      1 Answer Nov 9, 2006 at 11:32 AM
    • How to get to Ocean City??

      by marurzm Online Now Jul 19, 2006 at 11:50 AM

      Hi,
      I'm going to Ocean City this weekend, will arrive in Ronald Reagan Airport an 6:30 pm Saturday eveving. I'm Irish, never been to the States. Can someone advise me on the best, fastest and cheapest way of gettin to Ocean City??
      Thanks

    • the band "why not"

      by calamityraine Online Now Jul 11, 2006 at 4:15 PM

      We used to go to OC to see a band called "Why Not" almost every weekend...i'm guessing it was early 90's....anyone have any info?

      1 Answer Jan 14, 2008 at 1:18 PM
    • Directions

      by kath6463 Online Now Jul 3, 2006 at 7:49 AM

      I am trying to get from Ocean City to Great Mills MD which is near Lexington Park. Is there no way to avoid having to drive north to Annapolis and the south to Great Mills? No ferry or anything to cross the water? If anyone has easier directions,please help!

    • Party it Up

      by Misshay2s Online Now Jul 3, 2006 at 6:14 AM

      So...I saw that you said that you know where to party in OC. It's my first time there. I am going with my boyfriends family. While we will be there my boyfriend will be turning 21. Since he can't spend it with his friends I want to make it an awesome and memorable experience for him!!! Do you know of any bars where he will have a blast and they will treat him like a rock star?

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      Ski Boats?

      by explorer02 Online Now Jun 26, 2006 at 10:30 AM

      I am going to Ocean City at the end of July, i've never been there, and I'm curuios is it possible to rent ski boats or Jet skis? If so, any recommendations?

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Jun 26, 2006 at 10:52 AM
    • a WHALE on the beach Sunday, June 25th

      by baadbobby Online Now Jun 26, 2006 at 10:08 AM

      Does anyone have pictures of the whale rescue 06/25/06? A small minke whale was temporarily beached at 31st street in Ocean City, MD. I helped free the creature and would like some pictures or video of the event. Please e-mail me at: baadbobby@goowy.com

    • Need directions Pgh to Ocean City avoiding the beltway!

      by abrown342 Online Now Jun 24, 2006 at 7:22 PM

      Hi! Excited to return to OC week of 7/8, haven't been there for at least 10 years. Would LOVE a route that avoids the beltway, even if it's a "scenic" route. Any other traffic-prone areas I should be aware of? Thanks in advance!

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      Who knows the best place for british party guys to go in ocean city MD

      by kris30 Online Now Jun 7, 2006 at 7:42 PM

      We're coming to ocean city MD this weekend, where's the best place to party? Music? commercial dance and cheesy tunes, Up for it girls? Lots!! :)places to stay? Two man (person;)) rooms? ball park50 per night.

      1 Answer Jun 8, 2006 at 9:21 AM
    • Grilling

      by kantutalk Online Now Jun 4, 2006 at 6:20 AM

      After a lengthy search online, I've not been able to find the OC beach laws. What are the laws concerning grilling on the beach? Special locations? Stupid question?

      Thanks to all who respond. Looking forward to a great trip!

      1 Answer Jun 4, 2006 at 6:52 AM