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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

    • 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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      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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      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?

    • 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

    • Weather and hotels

      Miami Beach Feb 18, 2017 at 8:05 AM

      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 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...

    • 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

    • Travelling by rented car

      Miami Feb 16, 2017 at 4:55 AM

      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.

    • Goodbye...

      Earth 11 hours ago

      Goodbye everyone.

      I'm on Reddit as Kananaskis_Country if anyone wants advice about Cuba.


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      new york or orlando

      United States of America Feb 19, 2017 at 9:28 PM

      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.

    • Yosemite Valley

      Yosemite National Park Feb 6, 2017 at 11:07 AM


      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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      where to stay in october?

      by sheriK9 Online Now Oct 27, 2016 at 8:21 AM

      planning a driving trip with one or two other couples. suggestions for where to stay and if it might be a bit less expensive and less crowded in marblehead. will be driving down from maine for a 2-night stay.

      4 Answers Oct 29, 2016 at 2:13 PM
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      Uncommon Salem/ nearby to do's??

      by Hnhstlrd Online Now May 29, 2014 at 5:40 AM

      Looking for some things to do/plan aside from the top ten that every site lists. Romantic or just very cool-- not concerned with cost or small drives to get there. Please! Help!!

      4 Answers Jun 10, 2014 at 7:56 AM
    • whats best to do on halloween night there

      by jmulkerin Online Now May 26, 2014 at 1:46 AM

      i want to visit on halloween whats best to do that weekend

      1 Answer Aug 11, 2014 at 3:17 PM
    • Visit to Salem 2014 planning stages/Help!

      by shazam01 Online Now Nov 18, 2013 at 6:36 PM

      i would like to plan my vacation to Salem in October, 2014. What is the best week with events going on to visit. My boss wants dates and i have to fly so i want to book it and put in for the vaca days.

      3 Answers Nov 18, 2013 at 11:04 PM
    • Beaches/Attractions-Salem Mass

      by cotop1127 Online Now Jun 25, 2013 at 5:52 PM

      Interested in visting Salem. I have 2 teenagers, one interested in haunted houses, etc., the other interested in going to the ocean and/or beaches. Are there beaches in Salem not far from other attractions my other teenager would be interested in? Thanks!

      2 Answers Jun 10, 2014 at 7:50 AM
    • Were to go!

      by anngarywade Online Now May 27, 2012 at 5:05 PM

      Im visiting Salem Mass next week,and I'd like to weed out the not so great attractions (only have a couple of days!) can someone help lead me to the best ones!! I have a visitors guide,but am finding some reviews on line not so great on some.
      I have a couple down so far:1) Hex old witchery-sounds good!
      2) Salem night tours or Salem witch walk?
      3) House of seven gables
      4) Witches cottage
      Any recommendations would be great! Im not to much of a play or re-enactments type!
      Also can I get tickets on line,how do I find the cost of some of these.
      And water front stuff! Thanks soooo much!

      1 Answer May 27, 2012 at 7:26 PM
    • Salem in December

      by cazzza Online Now Jun 12, 2010 at 5:01 AM

      Hi, we are planning a trip to the US from Australia and want to visit Salem in Dec 2010. I have noticed on the different websites that some attractions are only open until October/November. Can anyone advise us as to whether it is worthwhile visiting this time of year as we are making a special trip to Boston just to visit Salem. Thanking you in advance
      Carol in Australia.

      3 Answers Jun 14, 2010 at 6:41 PM
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      152 Endicott Street/I-95 Route 128 & Endicott Street Danvers, MA 01923

      by Bavavia Online Now Oct 26, 2009 at 9:47 PM

      From this address, is it easy to get to the major sites? would you recommend driving from this address to the area where the major sites are located or do you recommend a taxi? or a bus?

      152 Endicott Street/I-95
      Route 128 & Endicott Street
      Danvers, MA 01923


      4 Answers Oct 29, 2009 at 4:13 AM
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      152 Endicott Street/I-95 Route 128 & Endicott Street Danvers, MA 01923

      by Bavavia Online Now Oct 26, 2009 at 9:47 PM

      From this address, is it easy to get to the major sites? would you recommend driving from this address to the area where the major sites are located or do you recommend a taxi? or a bus?


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      Parking in Salem

      by Bavavia Online Now Oct 17, 2009 at 4:01 PM

      I scanned forum for information on parking and did not see any recent postings.
      I was planning on a trip to salem and the hotel is about 3 miles from the attractions. Is there easily accessible safe ( safe for car ) parking near the attractions or is there a shuttle or something along those lines to take people to the tourist area of the city? i plan on staying at the Days Inn which is about 3 miles from the attractions.
      Thanks so much!! ( plan on going next week and probably stay on a Thursday evening and check out Friday)

      2 Answers Oct 18, 2009 at 11:13 AM
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      Salem with 3 children?

      by moiraistyx Online Now Jun 25, 2009 at 8:59 AM

      Richie and I are planning a day trip to Salem with the children, we want to avoid the tourist crap like the pirate museum, but still give them a good feeling of how cool salem is. Anyone got any recommendations on child friendly things to see there and some decent child friendly places to eat.

      4 Answers Jun 28, 2009 at 5:25 PM
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      Bed and Breakfast on a budget

      by moiraistyx Online Now Jan 20, 2009 at 9:53 AM

      Can anyone recommend a bed and breakfast in salem that is convenient to the local attractions and restaurants?

      1 Answer Jan 22, 2009 at 10:33 AM
    • Halloween week in Salem, MA

      by Sparkles124 Online Now Oct 11, 2007 at 10:53 AM

      I am traveling to Salem in a couple weeks for the weekend of Oct. 26-28. My question was, do people dress up in costumes on the days prior to the actual Halloween day? I am wondering if we should bring costumes w/ us, or not bother. Thanks so much for any info!

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      Things to do in Salem

      by Paris92 Online Now Oct 4, 2007 at 5:20 PM

      Hello, Everyone,

      I'm looking for ideas about where to go in Salem, MA. Specifically, how to combine fun and education (for school-age children). I'm thinking in terms of a short one or two day trip (I've heard it can be "done" in a day), but I'd still love to know about really great surrounding attractions.


      3 Answers Oct 8, 2007 at 1:11 PM
    • The Salem Witch Museum

      by sunprescot Online Now Oct 1, 2007 at 3:42 PM

      What other exhibits/things to do are there at the Salem Witch Museum besides the theatrical performance?

      3 Answers Oct 2, 2007 at 11:30 AM
    • Inscription needed

      by jgoulborn Online Now Aug 18, 2007 at 3:45 PM

      I was just in Salem recently, and took a photo of an inscription on the ground leading into the Memorial where the benches are inscribed with the victims names and dates, beside the Burying Point. I was wondering if someone could give me the full inscription that is written there.

    • Seance

      by sandyf53 Online Now Oct 9, 2006 at 5:26 AM

      Does anyone know of any seance's that are in October besides the one done with the Festival of the Dead? I saw a few advertised the last time I was in Salem but can't remember where they were. I will be going up on Halloween this year and a Seance is number ONE on my long list of things to do. Thank's for your help in advance.


    • holloween

      by charlesmilne Online Now Sep 15, 2006 at 12:25 PM

      do they have holloween in salem mass and when do they have it?

      2 Answers Sep 15, 2006 at 12:44 PM
    • Early 1600's in Salem

      by RBHare Online Now Sep 6, 2006 at 7:09 PM

      My wife and I are interested in daily life of Salem during the 1600's. Which places in Salem should we see?

      Henry Cook (one of my relatives) was a butcher there in 1629 but we don't know anything else about him. It would be fun to learn how he lived.

      Thanks Much

      1 Answer Sep 10, 2006 at 8:47 PM
    • Are there taxi cabs waiting at Salem Depot?

      by scarlettjoy Online Now May 25, 2006 at 2:52 PM


      I'll be taking the commuter rail train from North Station for an event at Salem State College, arriving around 1pm in the afternoon on a week day. Does anyone know if there are taxis waiting at the station?

      Also, does anyone know how to get a cab back from the college?



    • Suggestions for a Family?!?

      by BargainBethli Online Now Aug 26, 2005 at 6:22 PM

      Please help. There are so many different witch museums. I have 3 children ages 13, 10, & 4. Which one would be the most appropriate for all three? Which places can a 4year old enjoy? Any comments on the Pirate Museum? Thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Aug 27, 2005 at 12:43 AM
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      Salem in a Day

      by CBBluesman Online Now Jul 16, 2005 at 4:09 AM

      Hi,Anybody up for giving their opinion on the Top things to do in Salem for 1 Day?

      1 Answer Jul 19, 2005 at 10:05 AM
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      Best Casual Restaraunts

      by CBBluesman Online Now Jul 16, 2005 at 4:07 AM

      Hi,I'm going to salem with my wife for a day trip from Boston.Can anyone reccomend their choices for lunch and supper?We like atmosphere and good food in out of the ordinary settings.Thanks

      1 Answer Jul 19, 2005 at 10:11 AM
    • Need help in Salem!!!

      by mccm333 Online Now Oct 13, 2004 at 11:38 AM

      Hi, We are visiting Salem on Halloween weekend. What is the best of the best that we should not miss!!! Please help! the McCarthy family

      1 Answer Oct 13, 2004 at 2:39 PM
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      Car or Train?

      by kazander Online Now Oct 12, 2004 at 7:04 AM

      We're going to be staying in Boston during the Halloween weekend. We are going to go in to Salem on the day of Halloween and staying into the evening. I was wondering which is easier, taking the train from boston or driving? I know there will be a lot of traffic, but would the train really be better? Won't it be dreadfully crowded? Do i have to make reservations? Does it drop me far from the middle of things in Salem? Thanks for all your help!!!! Amy

      9 Answers Oct 22, 2004 at 6:58 AM
    • Halloween activities in Salem, Mass

      by thunderdome Online Now Sep 29, 2004 at 5:07 PM

      I'm going to be on vacation the last two weeks of October. Are there any good Halloween activities in Salem?

      6 Answers Oct 2, 2006 at 5:23 AM
    • What is the best of the best at Halloween in Salem???

      by mccm333 Online Now Sep 27, 2004 at 11:30 AM

      Hi, We are visiting Salem on Halloween weekend. What is the best of the best that we should not miss!!! Please help! the McCarthy family

    • Where to Party in Salem this Halloween?

      by wflagstone Online Now Aug 4, 2004 at 9:00 AM

      I am throwing my sister's bachlorette party this halloween in Salem. Can anyone tell me (1) a inexpensive but fun resturant to eat in (2) a great bar that has dancing and (3) a grave yard tour? Also, what time do the bars close in Salem? Thanks!

      4 Answers Oct 2, 2006 at 9:41 PM
    • salem

      by daprila Online Now Oct 22, 2003 at 4:37 PM

      hi can you tell meif they do any thing for holloween at salem mass i heared they did somethingon theweekend but i was not sure of the date could you please tell me

      2 Answers Oct 24, 2003 at 11:32 AM
    • Where to Stay in Salem?

      by fraidybat Online Now Jul 15, 2003 at 12:39 PM

      My friend and I want to take a 5 day trip to Salem MA this fall. (Sept, Oct or Nov.) The local hotels seem booked already. If we need to stay in a hotel outside of Salem, where is the most practical in terms of taking transit into Salem? We don't know the area at all. Thanks! (We're travelling from Toronto, Canada)

      2 Answers Sep 3, 2005 at 5:36 AM