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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 5:46 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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    • Six Nations Rugby

      San Francisco Jan 22, 2017 at 11:02 AM

      Visiting San Antonio first weekend in February but desperate to watch the England v France game on the 4th. Is there anywhere in San Antonio or immediate area that we cold do this? Many 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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    • 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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    • Footwear for end March/early April?

      Bryce Canyon National Park Jan 25, 2017 at 11:57 AM

      Do you recommend a winter hiking boot for March/April ? Also, is a down jacket warm enough?

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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 Yesterday

      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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    • Steelers GAME.. help

      by YeseniaJasso Online Now Nov 11, 2016 at 1:26 PM

      We are going to a steelers game for the first time ever we have to two choices of seats we can buy which are section 131 row CC or section 137 row E which one would be the best seats to see the game from? Help please

      Thank you in advance :)

      3 Answers Nov 11, 2016 at 3:33 PM
    • Downtown Pittsburgh - for a stay and family time for a weekend.

      by guptat_2016 Online Now Aug 17, 2016 at 8:49 AM

      Hi,

      Would you have any opinion for a visitor with young adult family members to stay in downtown Pittsburgh to have good time for a weekend vacation? Any comments from frequent travelers or natives of downtown area much appreciated.

      Thanks,

      Tarun

      2 Answers Aug 17, 2016 at 10:29 AM
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      hii iam indian

      by sreenu26 Online Now Sep 19, 2015 at 9:17 PM

      hi iam indian i want to come pittsburgh pennsylvania how to i will come plz tel me process

      10 Answers Sep 29, 2015 at 11:06 AM
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      Flying into Pittsburgh wk end of Sep 12th cost of taxi to Station Square & what to do?

      by charlesracine Online Now Jul 28, 2015 at 10:14 AM

      We are flying into Pittsburgh on the week end of Sep 12th and what would you estimate the cost of taxi to Station Square? We are going to see the Pirates play and what else would to do? In the triangle on Market Square, there was an old bar, does it still exist? Do they still have piano music in the lobby at night at the William Penn?
      Any suggestions on what to see and do are appreciated.

      4 Answers Sep 11, 2015 at 7:47 AM
    • long term rental

      by Drghazi Online Now Jun 30, 2015 at 3:01 AM

      hi any advice about long term rental,thanks

      5 Answers Jul 2, 2015 at 8:37 AM
    • rent an apartment or studio

      by Drghazi Online Now Jun 28, 2015 at 2:21 PM

      Hi my son will stay for 2 yrs study near children's hospital ,any advice for good private Accomodation affordable. Secured,easy to reach hospital ,rent for 2 yrs

      2 Answers Jul 2, 2015 at 8:27 AM
    • Halloween Weekend

      by Jennipo Online Now Sep 23, 2014 at 1:59 PM

      Hello,

      A group of ladies and I are traveling up to Pittsburgh for the Ravens vs. Steelers game on Nov.2 for her bachelorette party. We will be there all weekend and partially during the week, of course almost none of us have been there before. Wanted to know what would be fun around the area to do this weekend? How the weather is normally like? We are looking for the full Steeler Experience! Staying at the Doubletree GreenTree

      Hopefully someone can help!

      3 Answers Sep 23, 2014 at 3:01 PM
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      Getting back to the airport after the Steeler game

      by JohnC72 Online Now Aug 16, 2014 at 3:48 PM

      Traveling from Houston to go see the Steelers play on September 28th. I have a 6:35 flight leaving after the game.....am I cutting it too close or could I possibly make it happen? If so, what's the best route to take? Do's and don'ts? I'm guessing I'll have to leave my backpack at the hotel (Hampton Inn)....any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!

      10 Answers Aug 22, 2014 at 1:31 PM
    • Hotel to walk to Warhol museum

      by AAcan Online Now Jun 16, 2014 at 12:22 PM

      Planning a trip to Falling Water, the 3rd week of July, with daughter/son & his girlfriend. Will be in Pittsburgh from @2 on a Wed. to @3:30 the next day. Would like to get a decent priced hotel, close, very close (walking distance) to the Warhol museum. We would check in the hotel and head to the museum for a couple of hours.Any hotel recommendations? (I will need 2 rooms).

      Thank You,
      Susan

      4 Answers Jun 17, 2014 at 7:08 AM
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      Hotel Near to Riverview Park

      by marca Online Now Apr 15, 2014 at 9:25 AM

      We are doing a charity bike ride beginning and ending at Riverview Park. Is there a clean hotel (it does not have to be a chain) within 5 miles from the Park?

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      walking tours

      by vvanawhitee Online Now Mar 29, 2014 at 11:23 AM

      i was wondering if there were any walking tours or other tours in pittsburgh?

      2 Answers Apr 29, 2014 at 11:12 AM
    • Hotel near Carnegie Mellon

      by Kego Online Now Mar 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM

      Hi all. I'm planning a stay in Pittsburgh to visit my nephew at Carnegie Mellon. I've narrowed the hotels down to the Hilton Garden Inn in Oakland and the Marriott Courtyard in Shadyside (don't ask me about my winnowing criteria). Anyone familiar with these neighborhoods or hotels to help me tip the balance one way or another? Thanks much.

      4 Answers Mar 24, 2014 at 10:04 AM
    • Arrival from England

      by lreed127 Online Now Mar 9, 2014 at 4:45 AM

      My Ggrandfather left Germany via Liverpool, England and entered US at Pittsburgh, PA. Where would this have taken place back in 1884. Thanks in advance. Linda Reed

      7 Answers Mar 10, 2014 at 6:20 AM
    • Arrival from England

      by lreed127 Online Now Mar 9, 2014 at 4:42 AM

      My Ggrandfather left Germany via Liverpool, England and entered US at Pittsburgh, PA. Where would this have taken place back in 1884. Thanks in advance. Linda Reed

      4 Answers Mar 10, 2014 at 5:25 PM
    • traveling to different city

      by steven614 Online Now Mar 2, 2014 at 1:42 PM

      what is my best option if I wanted to travel from Pittsburgh to Williamsport, pa. ? and how would I do it? ive been looking for awhile and cant find direct transport

      3 Answers Mar 3, 2014 at 3:12 AM
    • Older dance clubs

      by Izzypeaches Online Now Jan 11, 2014 at 4:11 PM

      We are senior citizens but really enjoy dancing to "our" music...where do we go in Pgh to dance?

      1 Answer Feb 10, 2014 at 9:21 PM
    • points of interest

      by glo47 Online Now Oct 14, 2013 at 1:16 PM

      I have a 2-day visit to Pittsburgh. Hope to spend one day out of the city. What are the most recommended attractions within a one-hour drive (or so)?
      Also, I am overwhelmed by the lists of city must-do places. And I realize everyone has different ideas. But was are the absolute MUST see/do in the city. (not too energy intensive as one of us is a senior)
      Thanks!
      Also looking for reasonably price accommodations near Carnegie Mellon University. Have been unsuccessful so far!
      Thanks again!

      4 Answers Oct 15, 2013 at 12:33 AM
    • family friendly, inexpensive hotel

      by cccnny Online Now Sep 11, 2013 at 7:39 PM

      We're traveling to PIttsburgh with another couple and our/their children for a weekend getaway. Planning on going to the zoo, aviary, conservatory and possibly the children's museum. Looking for a hotel that won't break the bank. we are driving ourselves, and don't mind being outside of the city. We'd love a hotel with an indoor pool, connecting rooms and maybe a small table so the adults can sit and have a glass of wine/beer after we put the kids to bed! Recommendations on an area to look or specific hotel?

      3 Answers Sep 12, 2013 at 5:32 AM
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      Hotel with view

      by HarmoniousBotch Online Now Sep 9, 2013 at 12:51 PM

      I'm looking for a hotel with a view, and NOT one of the big vertical slabs downtown. Someplace in the city, with all those bluffs overlooking the rivers, there should be a small hotel or B&B with a nice view and fewer than 1000 guests. Any suggestions?
      Thanks,
      HB

      1 Answer Sep 9, 2013 at 2:55 PM
    • Steelers vs Ravens Game

      by ahuling Online Now Aug 14, 2013 at 8:30 AM

      I will be coming to Pittsburg for the steelers and ravens game in October. I have never been to Pittsburgh before, the hotel I will be staying at has a shuttle from the airport. I am trying to decide if I should rent a car or not, but I dont want to be in a long traffic wait for the game. Should I rent a car or just use public transportation? Also what would be a good time to leave my hotel to get to the game in a timely and traffic avoiding manner? Thanks for any advice.

      2 Answers Sep 25, 2013 at 7:59 AM
    • Best short itinerary?

      by ggbayley Online Now Jul 30, 2013 at 11:27 AM

      Hi guys!

      I have 4 hours in Downtown Pittsburgh, what are the must-sees that I would have time for? I appreciate your recommendations to make the most of my time there!

      Thanks,
      G

      3 Answers Jul 30, 2013 at 7:24 PM
    • Taking the Incline?

      by ggbayley Online Now Jul 29, 2013 at 12:03 PM

      Hi guys,

      I will be in Pittsburgh a few hours, will it be possible for me to go up one of the inclines from a view of the city? How long would it take to get there, go up, admire the view, and go back down?

      Also, which is the best incline to go up? Is there a significant difference in the view?

      Thanks!
      G

      2 Answers Jul 29, 2013 at 7:42 PM
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      First trip!

      by floydly Online Now Apr 20, 2012 at 12:02 PM

      We are coming up for our first trip to Pittsburgh to cheer on the Pirates in a few weeks. Thinking of trying the "light rail" to the games. Any pros and cons??
      Thanks, Lynn Burnett

      5 Answers Mar 13, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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      Moving to Pittsburgh

      by lizzytex Online Now Nov 2, 2011 at 10:38 AM

      I just found out there is a strong possibility that my husband (and us!) may have to relocate to Pittsburgh. I have never been and know nothing about it, so obviously will be reading a lot on the web. One thing I'm not sure about as I start looking for places to live is the neighborhoods: what are the "good" neighborhoods and which ones should we stay away from? I'd love something a little historic or possibly a neighborhood with restaurants and shops within walking distance. Thanks!!

      11 Answers Nov 7, 2011 at 9:19 AM
    • Travelling around Pittsburgh - Car or Public transit?

      by momairalam Online Now Mar 31, 2011 at 11:11 AM

      Hi,

      I will be visiting Pittsburgh in May for the weekend. I was just wondering if it is cheaper to bring in my car from Toronto, or use the public transport there to see around the places.

      Is there a daily pass kind of thing for the public transit?

      Thanks

      9 Answers Apr 1, 2011 at 10:08 AM
    • Anything on New Years Eve in Pittsburgh?

      by Khursten Online Now Aug 5, 2010 at 3:31 PM

      We are coming to Pittsburg for the Winter classic New Years eve and are looking for something to do? Any suggestions? As well does the 'T' Train go to Heinz stadium?

      2 Answers Aug 7, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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      What a re places / activities of interest for children in or around Pittsburgh?

      by Faiza-Ifrah Online Now Jul 25, 2010 at 2:50 PM

      my family and our family friends (10 people in all) are planning to drive to Pittsburgh next week for 3-4 days. the children range in ages from 6 years to 16. although my friend and i will be at Tangers and other retail malls in and around Pittsburgh, children will like to be visiting places and interests of their liking. are there any theme parks (amusement / ride parks), canoeing / kayaking / boating, rafting,etc. in or near Pittsburgh. i am sure children will like a cruise in the rivers of the city, but what could be other attractions?

      9 Answers Jul 28, 2010 at 8:27 AM
    • Solo Traveler visiting pittsburgh aug 21 22 23 24 25 looking for recommendations

      by bereal Online Now Jul 18, 2010 at 4:20 PM

      Hi i am visiting pittsburgh for 5 days in August . I am looking for some recommendations of sites to see things to do . I am traveling alone i am a single gay man in my 30s. I pretty much have my mind set on certain things i would like to do however more imput the better. I am staying at Wyndham university place oakland section on forbes ave. What is the area like is it good hotel place to stay and also i refuse to pay 20 dollars a night to park i do have rental car and was wondering any garages close to hotel where i can park cheaper 24 hr places. I am not a huge fan of any public transportation so also i am wondering when i go to downtown area pnc park etc good cheap places to park etc . I will def do inclines go to pns park to see baseball game walk around city duck tour point state park strip station square mt washington . I will go to kennywood either mon or tue if i get to park early before gates open it should not be crowed am i right and i will get tons of rides .I will go to cathedral of learning heinz chapel etc. I will also make trip to Fallingwater any good restaurants near there i like simple stuff italian barbeque steak chicken . I will also hot rivers casino . I would also like to know any cool gay clubs that i can go to on saturday night i am there i heard about pegasus if u can clue we in on type of crowd does it get busy and is if fun. Also any other places i can go to meet other gay guys to get to know conversate etc. I also like to take nice walks parks nature trails etc i read there are 2 parks near my hotel frick and schenley . Also most important what areas are best to avoid in pittsburgh area since i am going to be alone during my trip. Yes i will hit primanti brothers too . Thanks in advance for all your help and how does my ideas sound . Also i heard of some mine tour in tatertum how does that sound

      2 Answers Jul 19, 2010 at 11:05 AM
    • Nightlife

      by kepara Online Now Jul 18, 2010 at 1:38 PM

      I'm a 59 year-old male visiting in August. Where is a good place to meet women of my age. I like any kind of music, dancing (if necessary) and having a good time.

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      First Visit

      by kehale Online Now May 11, 2010 at 8:33 AM

      Hi All!

      My boyfriend and I will be visiting Pittsburgh for the first time from May 22 - 24. We'll probably only actually have a couple of days in the city as we'll be spending time with family on the Saturday. Any suggestions on things to do and the best places to eat? We are big into food so suggestions for all meals would be great! We love to walk and explore, I'm big into photography when I travel and like I mentioned, food is always good.

      I was thinking of hitting up the Pittsburgh flea market on the Sunday morning. Is it worth the trip (I'm into neat finds and antiques).

      Thanks in advance for any suggestions!
      Kerry

      6 Answers May 13, 2010 at 1:15 PM