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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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    • Autumn Colors

      by shathorn Online Now Aug 8, 2014 at 10:03 PM

      I am considering a trip to Roanoke, VA in late September. Will that be too early in the season to see the leaves changing color?

      Thank you!

      2 Answers Sep 8, 2014 at 10:07 AM
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      How to get there...

      by baldurontour Online Now Feb 20, 2011 at 4:26 AM

      Hi VTlers,

      I need some help, as it seemes difficult to find reliable information on the internet.

      What would be your best suggestion to get to Roanke from Germany?
      There is no direct flight, so what combination will be most reasonable?

      Fly Frankfurt New York then onwards?
      Fly Frankfurt Washington...?

      Thank you for any kind of suggestion or personal experience.

      B.

      5 Answers Feb 23, 2011 at 7:15 AM
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      Good Place For a VT Meet in Roanoke?

      by Karnubawax Online Now Sep 25, 2008 at 2:17 AM

      Hi y'all,

      Don't know how many active VTers are in the area... but I'll be coming into town just for a day in October, then heading down to Martinsville for the NASCAR race. Can anyone suggest a good spot for a VT Meet on a Saturday afternoon/night?

      Thanks!

      David

    • Accomodations or lodging in Roanoke, Virginia

      by Turlbo Online Now Jul 19, 2007 at 3:21 AM

      First of all I am so glad to see Roanoke listed here, there was absolutely nothing on other sites. In a little more than two weeks I plan on visiting there. I would like to know if someone could suggest any places to stayover in this town? Most of what is on this site either seems to be a little more than what I wanted to pay or it does not say enough about things such as location and what is offered. I am thinking more along the lines of youth hostels, guest houses, or perhaps dormitories. Now I was glad to read on here that most of the places in town can be reached by walking and that there is local bus service. This is because I will not be driving and arriving either by bus or train. While there I do have reseach to do at places like the library and historical society. I also plan on visiting the Transportation Museum. Now I would not pay a little more for something like a guest house as long as it is in this area.

      1 Answer Jul 25, 2007 at 7:51 PM
    • Cornerstone...age limit

      by dixiepixie10 Online Now Sep 10, 2006 at 7:53 PM

      Hey,
      I go to Roanoke College and my friends and I are looking for a fun place to go dancing etc. However, not all of us are 21...so is the cornerstone 21 and up? Are there any places that are 18 and up?
      Thanks for your help!
      Kate

    • chill out bars

      by kiser Online Now Jun 29, 2006 at 5:51 PM

      It has been a long time since I have been to Roanoke for night life. Can anyone tell me of a bar or pub that you can just go and chill out. Maybe grab a bite to eat, drink beer,listen to music (hip hop or r&b, blues. I am a white female around 47 that dates a black male. Thanks for any help.

      1 Answer Jul 5, 2006 at 11:27 AM
    • Things to Do

      by thegoldenmother Online Now Mar 27, 2005 at 6:40 AM

      We are going to be in Roanoke for a soccer tournament the first weekend of April. Two of the boys will be turning 16 years old. What things are there to do to celebrate? Any suggestions?

      1 Answer Apr 2, 2005 at 7:46 AM
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      The air up there

      by achoo59 Online Now Aug 25, 2003 at 10:58 PM

      I keep hearing that beautiful Roanoke has a serious air quality problem with ozone and possibly other things. Can anyone comment? What's causing the problem, and is it getting better or worse? Thanks!

      2 Answers Aug 29, 2003 at 7:50 AM