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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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      TUTORIALS FOR BACKING UP YOUR VT PAGES ARE LIVE.

      United States of America 1 hours ago

      Hello.
      The original VT Founder, Tilman and I have put up a page with tutorials on how to back up your VT Member Pages using 3rd party publicly available programs and utilities. This site also has a forum so that people can keep in touch and help each other out. If we decide to do anything in the future with the grassroots collaboration of VT members, we'll talk about it there. This site is:
      Peopleofvt.com

      • Please note: Neither Tilman nor I have any relationship to current VT or TA. This is a volunteer effort to help people save their pages. Also please note that we did NOT write any of the programs, we're just giving advice on how members can save their pages.

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    • Travel advice in East Coast

      United States of America 10 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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      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?

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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.

      4 Answers Feb 3, 2016 at 11:10 AM
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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?

      1 Answer Aug 11, 2015 at 2:47 PM
    • 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