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    • groover101's Profile Photo

      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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    • 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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    • 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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      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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    • 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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      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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      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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    • 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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      Good downtown area for hotel

      by Sharonov Online Now Feb 19, 2016 at 6:06 AM

      We are traveling to Richmond to explore history, not for business. What would be the best area for us to look for a hotel? Most say "downtown", but that could mean a crummy area, an area that is 90% modern skyscrapers and office buildings, or an area close to historic sights. Any advice?

      1 Answer Yesterday
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      First timer in Virginia

      by Sharonov Online Now Feb 2, 2016 at 11:19 AM

      Someone just told me how wonderful Richmond is, and that so intrigued me that I made reservations for my husband and I to visit Virginia for a week. We're flying into Richmond, and will rent a car and drive around to the various historical sites. We're from Chicago, so know how to handle ourselves in a city with "iffy" neighborhoods, so that part doesn't bother us.

      My question (after all of that) is how much time should we give Richmond? One, two or three days? We also will go to Williamsburg, maybe Fredericksburg and Alexandria. In Richmond, any suggestions as to where to stay? We'll have a car, so of course won't want to pay an arm and a leg for parking.

      Any suggestions you native Virginians can give us will be appreciated. I can go to the Virginia tourism site, of course, but those sites always make everything look so good even when it's not.

      5 Answers Yesterday
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      B&B with car parking near downtown Richmond Virginia

      by Bjornie Online Now Sep 9, 2015 at 12:44 PM

      During the world cycling championschips 2015.
      we are looking for a nice b&b ( or guesthouse ) with car parking near the circuit of the world cycling championships.
      Who can give me some information?

      1 Answer Sep 9, 2015 at 1:22 PM
    • Richmond, Virginia murals at Bank Of America Center 1111 East Main St.

      by rollercoaster123 Online Now Aug 14, 2015 at 12:23 AM

      I saw these murals at the Bank Of America Center and would like to find out about them such as the artist, if they have a title and what it represents. It looks like some type of scenic area in the area but I live in Seattle so I am not familiar with this area.

      No one in Richmond seems to know anything about them: visitor information, the library, even the Bank Of America Center itself. Any information anyone can provide
      would be appreciated. I found them very fascinating.

      Gary

      2 Answers Aug 14, 2015 at 3:33 AM
    • air to train

      by BetsyF2 Online Now Aug 11, 2015 at 1:35 PM

      What is the best way to get from the Richmond Airport to the Main Street Amtrak Station, due at the train at 9:30am?

      3 Answers Yesterday
    • moving from Queens,NY

      by Kidsplay Online Now Oct 14, 2014 at 11:45 AM

      Hi, I wanted to move from Queens to Henrico,VA, I adopted 3 little ones and 2 need right now special ed.Finding a house and good schools in the same area is not easy. I was hoping
      to find someplace that has parks and recreation they need that.
      If you can give me areas that I can look into that would be great. Thanks.

      1 Answer Oct 15, 2014 at 7:41 AM
    • Richmond nightlife

      by AlonzoC Online Now Aug 19, 2014 at 4:37 PM

      I heard Richmond have a nightclub with 4 floors. If anyone can confirm this. What is the name of the club and it's location? Thanks.

    • Richmond to fairfax

      by ABabu1 Online Now Aug 18, 2014 at 7:56 PM

      I need to travel from richmond , VA to University of international virginia, fairfax,va. Please suggest

      1 Answer Aug 19, 2014 at 7:09 AM
    • Is it mandate to have car in Richmond for survival?

      by Sifaza Online Now Aug 8, 2014 at 11:37 AM

      I have a chance to travel to US - probably by Oct 2014 and the work location will be Richmond, VA.

      One more item - i will not be able to drive due to physical challenges. In that case, will i be able to take things through?
      Kindly do assist.

      3 Answers Aug 9, 2014 at 11:40 PM
    • looking to do a walk around and hit a few spots

      by NYDAN Online Now Jul 19, 2014 at 2:35 PM

      wife and I are looking to walk around in a safe area where we can pop in to a few places for some small plates and cocktails.
      any suggestions on an area where we can park and walk to get the Richmond experience?

    • Where is a good/safe place to live

      by chuck619us Online Now Jul 14, 2014 at 4:49 PM

      I will be moving to Richmond in the next couple of months due to work, I am being transferred. What areas are the best/safest to live? I am seeing a high crime rate for the city and need to know what areas would be best for my family.

      Thanks,
      C

      1 Answer Jul 14, 2014 at 5:06 PM
    • Crowne Plaza Hotel Richmond, VA.

      by pukekosnest Online Now Jun 18, 2014 at 6:17 AM

      What iss this hotel really like? The comments are wide ranging?

      1 Answer Jun 18, 2014 at 6:37 AM
    • Road trip

      by Jbil555 Online Now May 7, 2014 at 7:58 AM

      We are driving up to Washington DC from Saint Simon Island. We have 4 days to get to Washington. We don't know how to plan a good road trip up. What is the best use of time

      1 Answer May 7, 2014 at 10:37 AM
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      What to see as a tourist in Richmond.....

      by rond1 Online Now Apr 23, 2014 at 8:26 AM

      Hi there, I am travelling through Richmond and wondered if i need to stop and see anything while there. If so what , and how many days will I need ? . Is it a safe place, .... I will be living / travelling in a van
      ... Thanks in anticipation Ron.

      2 Answers Apr 23, 2014 at 11:44 AM
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      Nightclubs in Richmond

      by Lei27 Online Now Mar 17, 2014 at 3:20 AM

      Any help for a nice,safe and decent nightclubs in Richmond, Vic? Planning to have a dance this weekend. Thanks and any help would be appreciated.

      8 Answers Mar 17, 2014 at 7:57 PM
    • Safest hotels near Richmond/Sandston

      by apheartsong Online Now Feb 26, 2014 at 5:41 PM

      Any hotels to avoid near Richmond International Airport? Safest hotels?

    • What are some safe neighborhoods in Richmond

      by Magicstar123 Online Now Oct 29, 2013 at 2:23 PM

      Im looking for a house in the tuckahoe area is this a safe area. Does it have good schools. Is it quiet. does it have amenities nearby.

    • Car Service or To or Parking Situation @ Richmond (RVR) Amtrak

      by NewToCentralVA Online Now Sep 16, 2012 at 9:43 AM

      I am taking Amtrak from RVR on a Tuesday mid-morning. The parking seems rather limited there. Is that a correct assumption? I feel like I should just call a car service and forget about it. Any suggestions?

      1 Answer Sep 16, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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      Amtrak doesn't allow dogs, so how do we get to DC?

      by atufft Online Now May 21, 2012 at 9:09 PM

      OK, Washington, DC appears to be pet friendly on the Mall and there are hotels in the area that cater to pet owners. We want to leave the big vehicle parked at relatives house near Richmond and take public transit into Washington. Bad news though--Amtrak has strict policies even against hard sided pet carriers for small dogs. Any other trains, buses, or other transit services between Richmond and DC that will allow us to transport the miniature schnauzer?

      6 Answers May 22, 2012 at 9:25 PM
    • Something to do

      by 880SHENSTONE Online Now Oct 24, 2011 at 10:03 AM

      I have a scheduled 7 hour layover at the Staples Mill Rd Amtrak station in December. Can anyone suggest something to see or do for the layover?

      Thank you,

      5 Answers Nov 2, 2011 at 10:03 AM
    • Help getting around safetly

      by seth2010 Online Now Sep 13, 2011 at 1:54 AM

      I'm new to the area and living in glen allen but i want to know where not to go at night or during the day cause it's unsafe, mainly the night cause i like to drive around but back to the question is there some sort of map of richmond and surrounding area's telling where is not that safe? lists don't really help me cause i don't know the area's and crime maps don't show everything, if you can help thanks

      3 Answers Dec 3, 2011 at 2:46 AM
    • What are some good places in the richmond area to take pictures?

      by CameraTester Online Now Aug 16, 2011 at 4:00 PM

      I am a photographer, and I would like to take a friend who is a photographer too, to take some photos at different places that have a lot of nice things to take pictures of. I'm interested in a lot of different photography categories, ANIMALS, architecture, trains, NATURE, cars, and things similar to those mentioned. A place that is free to get in to take pictures would be nice, but I'm fine with paying a fee. What are some good places to get some really good pictures of in the richmond area? Thank you all!

      I've been to the richmond zoo, and I've been to lewis ginter botanical gardens, and I'm looking for a lot of different places to take photos at, like parks, gardens, anything.

      I'm open to all suggestions. Thank you so much!

      5 Answers Nov 2, 2011 at 11:42 AM
    • Best bet for a more rural home to rent...

      by VaJax Online Now Aug 25, 2010 at 6:44 PM

      I'll likely be relocating to Richmond from Jax, FL. I was born in VA and lived around Arlington many years ago.

      I'll be working near Bon Air, but I'd like to find a more rural setting, say 5-10 miles outside of the south or west suburbs. Looking for a 2 bedroom place...nothing fancy as long as the heat, A/C, and plumbing are OK! Most places have cable access or you can get satellite, so that's not a big deal. I'm a field biologist, so having some green around me and less congestion is important. In my mid-40s I don't care about nightlife. If I want to have fun, I drive from work or go into "town." 6 years in the Marines and 6 years of college/grad. school gave me all the partying experience I'll ever need.

      Any advice is greatly appreciated. Looking forward to coming home to my birth state.

      1 Answer Oct 24, 2011 at 11:09 AM
    • Resturants Near the Mill Street Statioin (RVR)

      by HezKing Online Now Aug 19, 2010 at 2:25 AM

      Are there restaurants within easy walking distance of the Mill Street Station (RVR)?

      We arrive in RVR around 5:00am and not scheduled to depart until around 8:30am. Looking for a place to get some breakfast. It doesn't look like there is much to offer on the station property itself.

      2 Answers Aug 19, 2010 at 4:39 AM
    • Van or bus from Richmond tairport o Charlottesville airport

      by B.G.KAP Online Now Jul 27, 2010 at 12:38 PM

      Is there a reservation powered van or bus service for those flying to Richmond but needing to get to Charlottesville, VA.

      2 Answers Jul 27, 2010 at 1:59 PM
    • Traveling from NYC to Richmond

      by louisemoloney10 Online Now Jul 7, 2010 at 10:03 AM

      Hi all, my husband is soon to be moving to Richmond VA & I will be staying in NY for the first few months.I have been searching for commutes from NYC to Richmond & found Amtrak ( very expensive) & greyhound.Does anybody have any other suggestions for transport to Richmond.Thanks

      7 Answers Mar 20, 2013 at 11:52 AM
    • need a place to party

      by dionana Online Now May 13, 2010 at 11:22 AM

      nt from this area, but me and friends plane a fun weekend, welike clubing , drinking and dancing. we like r&b,todays jams. would like to find a crowed thats mixed close to hotels.. were should we go???? were r coming from VA, BCH...

      1 Answer May 13, 2010 at 11:41 AM
    • I have questions about relocation....

      by jgagz77 Online Now Apr 7, 2010 at 9:45 AM

      I have never been to Virginia, but might be moving there very shortly. I am looking for a place around Sutherland, but I am concerned about what areas to stay away from. Please give me any helpful addvise about choosing a place to live and any helpful tips about the area. Thanks

      3 Answers Apr 7, 2010 at 9:27 PM
    • Hotels near Greyhound station

      by danielucy Online Now Mar 31, 2010 at 10:44 AM

      Hi, I am travelling for my first time to Richmond, and since I am going by Grehoung, I would like to know if there is any hotel near the Greyhoung station or if there is any local transportation that could take me downtown Richmond.

      Thanks in advance for your assistance.

      Lucy

      3 Answers Mar 31, 2010 at 11:55 AM
    • Transportation in Richmond

      by kimberlymarkham Online Now Mar 30, 2010 at 1:49 PM

      Does a bus run to the Amtrak Train Station on Staplesmill RD

      1 Answer Mar 30, 2010 at 2:46 PM