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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 13 hours ago

      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 Yesterday

      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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    • 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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    • Travel advice in East Coast

      United States of America Jan 20, 2017 at 6:03 AM

      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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      Hello.
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      Personal knowlegdge of Tpurs?

      by kntaBuddha Online Now Dec 3, 2015 at 6:52 PM

      Please, any have knowledge of the following (or others to recommend) tours at Skagway -- Via train one direction, "Yukon Expedition & White Pass." 8 hours for $200 and / or "White Pass Bennett Lake." A bike ride might be tempting also; "Klondike to the Sea," under 3 hours for $115, I believe just about 14 miles. Another one that has caught my attention is a "Animal Planet Exclusive: Kroschel Wildlife Refuge." About 6 & 1/2 hours for $210. Yes this is a 13 hour layover on a Princess Cruise in June. Married couple, around sixty and first time north. Any and all information you care to share appreciated. Thank you.

      1 Answer Dec 4, 2015 at 12:47 AM
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      Murray's Guide to the South Klondike Highway

      by QualityTime Online Now Jul 31, 2014 at 11:03 PM

      worth while to rent a car and do the Murray's Guide to the South Klondike Highway? would love to visit sled dogs and see wildlife.

    • our tour is in may

      by tartoos Online Now Mar 7, 2014 at 3:20 PM

      can anyone please tell me if Gwen at Discover Skagway is still running tours?

      1 Answer Mar 8, 2014 at 5:46 AM
    • Taxi service?

      by missmo12 Online Now Jan 16, 2014 at 4:39 AM

      I saw that someone mentioned that you can rent a car for something like $75 a day, but I was wondering if there is any sort of taxi service? I just need to get to the employee housing I'll be living in and plan on biking for the most part, but that will be a bit difficult with a suitcase.

      7 Answers Jun 17, 2014 at 11:56 PM
    • Skagway Stores

      by mistymoo Online Now Sep 7, 2013 at 4:32 PM

      Is it true that the cruise companies own a lot of the stores in Skagway?

      14 Answers Dec 4, 2013 at 1:19 AM
    • Is there much sunshine in Skagway ?

      by missynkary Online Now Jun 20, 2013 at 7:56 PM

      We're thinking of visiting Skagway. Is there much sunshine there?

      1 Answer Jun 20, 2013 at 8:57 PM
    • Scenic River Float

      by Suzette_french Online Now Jul 19, 2011 at 2:18 PM

      Dear friends,

      I'm coming to Skagway and may reserve the Scenic River Float (If I understood correectly, 1 hour guided tour in Dyea and 45 minute on the river to get down to Skagway).
      What do you think about this activity? is 75USD per people overchaging?

      Thanks a lot for your help.

    • Which to do in Skaway

      by cathyhenriksen Online Now Jul 12, 2011 at 3:24 PM

      We will be taking an Alaskan cruise the 1st of Sep. When we are in Skagway should we do the train ride to White Pass or take the ferry to Haines and explore that area? Both sound interesting

      5 Answers Aug 12, 2011 at 8:20 PM
    • Red Onion Saloon

      by SandyDerr Online Now Aug 11, 2010 at 4:59 PM

      I will soon be coming into Skayway on a cruise ship and was wondering how close is the Red Onion Saloon from where the ships come in. Is the saloon and or the town close to walk to. I have never been to Skayway and I'm very excited for my visit.

      4 Answers Sep 6, 2010 at 2:48 PM
    • Skagway drive to Emerald Lake

      by sandy.lee98 Online Now Jun 23, 2010 at 2:41 PM

      We ar planning to rent a car and drive the Emerald Lake. How far is the drive as we will be there from 7:00 am - 9:00 pm. I cannot seems to find any driving direction from Yahoo map. Is there another name for Emerald Lake ?

      2 Answers Jun 23, 2010 at 3:08 PM
    • Daylight hours

      by Berta6200 Online Now Jun 8, 2010 at 2:52 PM

      I know that Skagway has 21 hours of daylight on June 21. How many hours of daylight inSkagway on August 21 ????

      2 Answers Jun 30, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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      The White Pass and Yukon Railway

      by alisononthego Online Now Jun 7, 2010 at 1:07 PM

      My husband and I are in Skagway (cruise ship visit) on 13th July this year. We are hoping to take the White Pass and Yukon Railway trip and wondered what facilities are on board. Can we gets drinks on board? Also, is there a washroom on board? Its about125 each if booked with cruise ship. Is it worth the money? It looks amazing.

      Thanks and regards
      Alison

      5 Answers Jul 9, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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      Gold Rush Cemetry & Ghost Town of Dyea?

      by CruisingGoddess Online Now Feb 2, 2010 at 11:14 AM

      I'm already taking the Yukon rail to Fraser and then motorcoach to Emerald Lake, Caribou Crossing, Carcross, Lake Bennett and back to Skagway.

      I'm trying to decide if I should book another tour that goes to the Gold Rush Cemetry & Ghost Town of Dyea? Are these sights worth another 2 hours and25/person? The alternative would be to just spend time exploring Downtown Skagway by foot.

      Thanks in advance!

      3 Answers Feb 3, 2010 at 11:18 PM
    • HELP for Swiss-German Tourists

      by frankmark Online Now May 5, 2009 at 11:04 AM

      I would like to get some help for the travelling from Skagway to Anchorage, via the white pass, white horse, to yukon dawson city , denali state park to Anchorage.

      we, my daughter and father will arrive on the 29 th of may evening with the ferry and would like to make a combined tour with train,bus,car,canoe,

      can you assist with information on where to go

      Skaway bus to
      White Pass-historic train

      as described above

      thanks for a speedy answer

      frank

      1 Answer May 12, 2009 at 5:54 AM
    • time length of ferry

      by myrnbob Online Now Apr 17, 2009 at 11:19 AM

      How long does it take to get to Skagway from juneau on the ferry?

      3 Answers Apr 21, 2009 at 10:20 AM
    • A day in Skagway

      by Mum_J Online Now Aug 18, 2008 at 4:11 PM

      We are visiting on a cruise ship for a day. Can anyone suggest what we should do, not miss, etc? I am not too keen on being railroaded onto organised mass excursions unless it's the only way to see an area.

      Many thanks for any help.

      6 Answers Sep 2, 2008 at 8:20 AM
    • White Pass & Yukon Rail Roll Call 22 Sept 2008

      by chrissy5858 Online Now Aug 12, 2008 at 5:55 PM

      Hello
      Would you like to join my husband and I on Dyeadave's White Pass and Yukon Rail 'personalised' tour? We have booked him on 22 Sept (we are on the HAL ms Veedam) and would like to go on to Emerald Lake which requires min 4 persons
      I believe it is will be50 pp plus78 one way ticket to Fraser
      I have heard nothing less than glowing reports on this trip. Please contact Dave direct at dyeadave@msn.com LOL

      2 Answers Aug 13, 2008 at 3:05 AM
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      Train or Yukon?

      by ghannan Online Now Jun 4, 2008 at 7:07 PM

      My husband and I are trying to decide between two tours, and I was hoping for some advice as to which one those of you "in the know" you think we should take.
      Choice 1: We would take the White Pass Scenic Railway, go to a suspension bridge, and have a salmon bake
      Choice 2: We would hike into the Yukon (Tormented Valley, Carcross) and then go do the suspension bridge.

      Which one do you think we should take? I'm torn!

      3 Answers Jun 5, 2008 at 1:21 AM
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      Haines or skagway

      by 9tigers Online Now Apr 28, 2008 at 6:43 AM

      I am going to fly into haines and rent a car and drive around and go to haines junction, I think it is beautiful. then the nextday i am thinking of taking the fast ferry to skagway, then take a bus tour to the white pass, then take the ferry back to Juneau, but not sure if I need to go to both city or haines is enough for me?

      Daisy

      1 Answer Apr 28, 2008 at 10:00 PM
    • road condition of Kondike Highway

      by Jenny6000 Online Now Jul 16, 2007 at 10:47 AM

      Hello there,

      I am thinking about to rent a car and drive to Yukon from Skagway this Summer. Just wonder if the Kondike Highway is friendly to a driver who has no experience driving in a mountainous area.

      Thanks.

      4 Answers Jul 17, 2007 at 11:34 AM
    • Yukon White Pass by Rail Or Coach

      by shonabanerji Online Now Jul 9, 2007 at 9:00 PM

      Is it better scenic wise to go on the Yukon Rail to the White Pass Summit or take a coach trip to the Summit which includes lake Bennett?

      I believe the coach shares a bit of the common route with the rail but what about the rest??

      How is the weather end August out there? Visibility etc?

      3 Answers Jul 16, 2007 at 7:30 PM
    • I'm Desperate for Summer Housing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE HELP :)

      by mkrasilo Online Now Apr 9, 2007 at 10:28 PM

      Hey People!
      I am trying to come to Skagway this summer to be with my lady-friend, and I have a bunch of job options, but NONE that will assist me with housing. I am a school teacher in Florida and I don't finish my school year until June 6'th, which has been a deal breaker with anyone who has housing because the tourist season starts so much earlier than that. I AM DESPERATE for a bed to sleep in. I can't realistically consider camping for the summer, as I have a cpap to plug in at night, so I need electricity, and I unfortunately can't stay with my lady-friend in her employee housing. I am a super clean and respectful 25 year old man, and will share a room. I NEED A HOUSING OPTION. If you know of anyone who could rent me space PLEASE PLEASE help!
      By all means email me directly at mkrasilo@ufl.edu.
      I really appreciate any leads here :)
      All the best,
      Michael Kras.

      2 Answers Apr 1, 2008 at 3:39 AM
    • Salmon Spawning

      by ahiller Online Now Jul 23, 2006 at 2:40 AM

      I've seen several references to watching the salmon jumping during "spawning season" but I haven't been able to figure out exactly when that is. Anybody know the range? Thanks in advance!

      2 Answers Jul 31, 2006 at 10:46 AM
    • Cruise ship question

      by Luddy Online Now Apr 7, 2006 at 10:15 AM

      When we first visited Skagway (10 years ago) some days of the week had fewer (or no) cruise ships than others. I have heard this is no longer the case. When we visit this summer (driving) are there some days we should aim for when things will be less crowded??

      Thanks!!

      1 Answer Apr 7, 2006 at 2:51 PM
    • SUMMER IN SKAGWAY

      by floridagirl06 Online Now Feb 25, 2006 at 7:02 PM

      i've been vitually offered a job in skagway..... i've been there many many times as a cruise ship worker, spend the day shopping, touring, eating, doing laundry, whatever......... but never have lived and breathed there..... SO WHAT DO THE LOCALS DO AFTER THE SHOPS CLOSE? GO HOME AND SLEEP? what options are there? is there a one-theater theater near by? movies? what do we do, rent VHS and DVD? or go camping, campfire, fishing, hiking biking, what-what-what-what!!
      Please give advice on the "so-called nightlife" of skagway........ or, what to do on an "off" day - like take the ferry to Juneau for the day???????
      thanks very much - please hurry, i need to give an answer in 2 days.

      4 Answers Oct 7, 2006 at 11:13 PM
    • clothes

      by MERCER59 Online Now Jun 13, 2005 at 3:32 AM

      we are traveling to alaska by cruise ship in september and was wondering how cold it is there and what clothes should we take

      2 Answers Jun 15, 2005 at 10:36 PM
    • shopping

      by MERCER59 Online Now Jun 13, 2005 at 2:03 AM

      we are going on our first cruise in september and while my husband is of fishing or diving I would like to do some christmas shopping we are stopping at skagway juneau and ketchikan and we would like to do a dog slede and heli trip awhich one is better

      5 Answers Jun 25, 2005 at 6:38 AM
    • ice diving

      by MERCER59 Online Now Jun 13, 2005 at 1:59 AM

      my husband and are doing our first cruise in september and he was hoping to some scuba diving and hints

      1 Answer Jun 15, 2005 at 2:52 PM
    • 2004

      by sseiderman Online Now Jul 24, 2003 at 6:21 PM

      i am looking for a jeep for a day in june dod sledding salmon bake seeing bears good cheap tours in juneau,ketican ,skayway june 8,9,11

      1 Answer Jan 13, 2004 at 9:25 PM