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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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      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?

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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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    • 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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      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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    • 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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      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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      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.

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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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    • Compass Cove Hotel, Myrtle beach

      Myrtle Beach Jul 3, 2016 at 7:55 AM

      Help! I am about to drive 10 hrs to Myrtle Beach for July 4th. I had previously had a reservation at the Sea Mist Hotel. Upon reading the reviews, and noticed many complaints about roaches, I quickly cancelled my reservation and searched for another place. I saw good reviews for the Compass Cove Hotel and I booked there. Today, I read reviews on Trip Adviser and while many were good, I saw numerous complaints about maid service and ROACHES. I am PETRIFIED of bugs to the point that I have an exterminator every 3 weeks including the cold PA winters. Has anyone been there and experienced this? Do people in Myrtle Beach not like cleaning or something? I'm so confused

    • Off the beaten path in Hilton Head

      Hilton Head Island Jun 16, 2016 at 3:14 PM

      We are heading for our seventh trip to HHI in a couple of weeks, and my husband and I (we're in our 50s) are looking for something out-of-the-ordinary to do. We've done all the usual things, including Daufuskie Island (our first time there was in 1985 with NO development!), and are looking for something different. We stay in Sea Pines, so we've done just about everything there. Maybe an eco-tour? Would prefer one for adults.

      1 Answer Jun 17, 2016 at 11:48 AM
    • Kid friendly things to do on way to and in Myrtle Beach/Garden City area

      Myrtle Beach May 17, 2016 at 10:35 AM

      We're driving from Chicago to Garden City, SC (20 miles from Myrtle Beach) this weekend. We'll have kids ranging from 7 to 2 1/2. We'd like to spend an afternoon doing something fun on the way down to break up the trip a little. And we're also looking for suggestions in the Myrtle Beach/Garden City area, especially rainy day stuff, as the ocean and pool will probably take care of the nice days. We were thinking of stopping in Smokey Mt. Nat'l Park, at the north visitor center, near Gatlinburg. Does anyone have any specific suggestions for easy hikes or anything to do fairly close to the visitor center. We'll only have the 7 and 4 year old with us on the way down.

    • CSS Hunley

      Charleston Feb 19, 2016 at 8:52 AM

      I am planning a Civil War trip with my three grandsons this summer and they have expressed an interest I going to Charleston this year. We arrive on Tuesday, June 14th and depart on Friday, June 17th. One of the sites I really wanted them to see was the Hunley. However, I just found that the lab and self-guided exhibits are not open to the public during the week. They are willing to arrange a tour for private groups with a minimum of 20 people. I wonder if anyone else is going to be in Charleston on those dates and would be willing to join us for this tour. It is a very interesting exhibit. The cost is $20 per person, $8 for children, and they say to allow around 1.5 hours for the entire experience. If I could find 16 new friends, I would be happ

      3 Answers Feb 20, 2016 at 12:05 PM
    • Where to stay for young seniors?

      Charleston Jan 22, 2016 at 2:35 PM

      Thinking of flying with my wife to Charleston to celebrate my 70th Birthday in mid-May for 3-4 days. Is a car advisable? If so, are there interesting B&Bs outside of the main historical district or are we best off just staying in the HD? We are active and love to walk. Suggestions, please.

      3 Answers Jan 22, 2016 at 8:36 PM
    • work and travel

      Myrtle Beach Dec 15, 2015 at 11:26 AM

      I will came there I need to stay where will I be able to stay there ? ı will hotel there is place for stay but ıts very expensive do you have any place ? I need cheap places

      1 Answer Dec 15, 2015 at 12:04 PM
    • We are relocating to Charleston area.

      Charleston Dec 1, 2015 at 11:14 PM

      What area safe neighbohoods to live with family? Are there any that we should avoid?

      3 Answers Mar 2, 2016 at 9:58 AM
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      WHAT'S GOING ON IN NOVEMBER?

      Charleston Oct 27, 2015 at 3:20 AM

      WE WILL BE IN CHARLESTON/ FOLLY BEACH THE WEEKEND OF NOVEMBER 6TH - 9TH. OTHER THAN THE FILM FESTIVAL AND HOEDOWN, WHAT IS HAPPENING IN TOWN?

      7 Answers Oct 28, 2015 at 9:50 AM
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      Road conditions

      Charleston Oct 20, 2015 at 3:07 PM

      We are traveling to Charleston/Follly Beach, SC in two weeks. What are the road conditions and how has the weather been?

      6 Answers Oct 28, 2015 at 11:13 AM
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      Tides Hotel and Folly Beach

      South Carolina Oct 6, 2015 at 7:36 PM

      We love Charleston and have decided to stay at Folly Beach this time and travel into town. What are your opinions of Folly Beach and/or The Tides Hotel.

      2 Answers Oct 7, 2015 at 9:35 AM
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      IS IT SAFE TO TRAVEL TO CHARLESTON, SC

      South Carolina Oct 6, 2015 at 10:50 AM

      My family and I are planning a driving trip to Charleston/Folly Beach the first weekend in November. Will the roads be safe to drive on or should we reschedule our vacation?

      8 Answers Oct 8, 2015 at 10:27 AM
    • Train to Savannah

      Charleston Jun 5, 2015 at 7:37 AM

      Thanks for response to previous post. Have been looking further into things and wondering if it would be interesting getting train to savannah from charleston and flying to Orlando from there. How long would it take and is station downtown in Savannah. Also would we need car in savannah

      6 Answers Jun 6, 2015 at 4:30 AM
    • Charleston and savannah

      Charleston Jun 3, 2015 at 3:25 PM

      Hi coming from Scotland in first week of November and was wondering what weather would be like we like walking along beach fronts ,shopping ,visiting small towns drinking and chilling out Were thinking of going to Savannah charleston Hilton head and Georgetown going to be there for 6 days before going to Orlando for 4 day cruise does this sound good or is it to much in short time was wondering if somebody could advise. Thanks

      7 Answers Jun 4, 2015 at 5:43 AM
    • Is there a "bad" Part of myrtle beach?

      Myrtle Beach May 9, 2015 at 8:44 PM

      I am visting MB later this mouth but keep hearing to stay away from the "bad" Parts I thought myrtle beach was Fine not saying there is no crime but is there a certain "Bad" Part?

      1 Answer May 10, 2015 at 5:38 AM
    • Hotel on Boardwalk

      Myrtle Beach May 7, 2015 at 6:10 AM

      Can you recommend a good hotel on the boardwalk? We would like to be close to everything and the beach. Have no problem with crowds or noise. Thanks

      2 Answers May 11, 2015 at 7:37 AM
    • In Charleston now...3 days...things to do?

      Charleston Mar 1, 2015 at 7:14 AM

      We're in Charleston for a few days...arrived yesterday ... Weather is chilly and shower-y ( but still a vast improvement over the 1,000 ft of snow in frozen Boston!) ... Any suggestions of things to do while here....? We don't have a car...but happy to walk ...also...any recommendations for places to hear live music?

      5 Answers Mar 1, 2015 at 8:54 PM
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      Hotel / Things to Do for a Short Stay

      Charleston Feb 20, 2015 at 8:34 PM

      Hello! I'm driving to Boston from Fort Lauderdale and will be in Charleston for a day and a half, from about 6 PM on June 20 until I have to check out of whatever hotel I stay in on June 22. My first question is about hotels. I'll be travelling with two largish dogs and don't want to spend a ton of money, so my hotel choices are limited. I found an inexpensive La Quinta in North Charleston--is this a decent area? I don't know anything about Charleston, so I have no idea about neighborhoods, but the fact that this hotel is so many fewer points in my credit card rewards program than others makes me nervous. My second questions is, if I only have one night and one full day, what should I do? I love history, food, and running if that narrows things down at all.

      Thanks in advance, everyone!

      4 Answers Feb 21, 2015 at 9:03 AM
    • How can I get to Tanger Outlets by public transportation from Meeting Street?

      Charleston Feb 7, 2015 at 5:53 AM

      While visiting Charleston & staying in the Historic area (Meeting Street) I want to go to the Tanger Outlets (North Charleston). Do you have any suggestions for public transportation other than taking a taxi?

      5 Answers Feb 8, 2015 at 11:27 AM
    • What is the best way to see Magnolia Plantation and Gardens?

      Charleston Feb 5, 2015 at 5:22 AM

      My husband is reluctant to drive a car (renting of).
      Could you recommend an excellent Tour Company for Charleston to Magnolia Plantation?
      We will get accomodation in Historic Charleston.
      I do not want a BUS TOUR although a mini-van is o'k.
      I have researched these Companies: Charleston Tours, Charleston's Finest, Adventure Sightseeing.
      Pick-up at hotel would be coonvenient. We particularly like gardens with lingering time there. Charleston Ventures does not conduct Garden Tours.

      How much would a taxi cost there & back?

      Any further help would be greatly appreciated.

      Thanks in advance. N.Grace

      5 Answers Feb 7, 2015 at 5:07 AM
    • airport transportation

      Charleston Dec 22, 2014 at 8:20 AM

      what options do i have for transporation from the charleston airport to downtown?
      my hotel is at Days Inn 155 Meeting Street, Charleston (SC), United States

      I know of 2 - taxi and airport shuttle.
      anything else?

      6 Answers Dec 30, 2014 at 8:43 PM
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      Safe for solo female traveller?

      Charleston Dec 19, 2014 at 7:40 AM

      Hello everyone,
      I'm looking into travelling to Charleston for 5 days for a mini-holiday. I'm a 27yr old female, my main concern is safety, as I will be travelling alone. Would I feel safe in Charleston & enjoy my visit, or would it be overshadowed by safety concerns? Thanks!

      5 Answers Dec 19, 2014 at 5:22 PM
    • transportation to plantations

      Charleston Dec 2, 2014 at 8:26 AM

      i will be visiting and staying in downtown charleston but won't have a car.
      what are my options for visiting some of the plantations?

      Is this shuttle still running?

      charlestoncvb.com/visitors/e...

      3 Answers Dec 3, 2014 at 6:02 PM
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      December in Charleston

      Charleston Dec 1, 2014 at 6:01 PM

      We're spending the weekend before Christmas in Charleston as we did last year. The location and rate at the King Charles Inn couldn't be beat. We have seen the Market, slave mart, Ft. Sumpter, Magnolia Plantation, Rainbow Row, Old Exchange... it's all up on V.T.

      We have enjoyed Jestines for a casual lunch, Hyman's wasn't too special. Any dining ideas?

      I've gone through the V.T. websites & agree with all of your tourist traps & pushy time share hawkers. Is there anything that we've missed that we wouldn't see home in NYC? We are not interested in the tourist shows. Any southern & special restaurant recommendations?

      Thanks in advance! Andrea

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2014 at 6:04 PM
    • Best LOCAL food restaurant

      Beaufort Oct 19, 2014 at 9:56 AM

      What is the best restaurant that reflects local food ?

      1 Answer Oct 21, 2014 at 12:50 PM
    • Please help

      Charleston Aug 4, 2014 at 6:03 AM

      Last April I purchased a Johnathan Green print from a dealerl located in The Market.
      Does anyone know the name of that vendor? I believe that it is a permanent vendor. I want to purchase an additional print.

      I hope someone can help!

      Barbara

      2 Answers Aug 4, 2014 at 10:43 AM
    • Hilton Head and. Savannah area travel information.

      Hilton Head Island Jul 22, 2014 at 1:50 PM

      How can I get free brochures to plan our trip in November? I don't want to miss any great sites in Hilton Head area plus, Savannah area.

      3 Answers Jul 22, 2014 at 7:42 PM
    • Back Roads Leading to Columbia, S.C.

      South Carolina Jul 21, 2014 at 5:43 PM

      My parents are taking a leisurely 3 day trip to Cleveland, Ohio mid August & want to take a back route to Columbia.S.C. where they'll stay the first night. They've done the coastal route several times & I was thinking of route 321. Does anybody know if there's any scenic towns along the way? Or is it a terribly boring? Any suggestions for a more scenic route? My Parents are both artists, love history & have volunteered @ Okefenokee so have varied interests. However, I don't want their first leg of the trip to take more than 5/6 driving time tops.

      1 Answer Jul 21, 2014 at 8:50 PM
    • Moving to SC

      South Carolina Jun 30, 2014 at 3:38 PM

      I am looking to move to SC from MN. It is quite scary seeing as I haven't the slightest clue about where would be the best place for me. I love outdoor activities, running, hiking, camping, and most of all boating. I want to move to a town big enough to be able to meet lots of people and I need to go to college as well, but i dont know about the city life. I also have horses and enjoy riding very much and would like to be able to continue to do so. I was originally thinking costal, such as charleston, but I worry that i wouldnt be able to do boating and hiking and horseback riding there? Being on the water is very important to me. Please help if you are familiar with SC!

      3 Answers Jun 30, 2014 at 6:07 PM
    • Blue crabs

      Hilton Head Island Jun 19, 2014 at 7:40 PM

      Where can I find blue crab live or steamed at Hilton Head Island?

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      "South of the Border" ok for me and my kids?

      South Carolina Jun 12, 2014 at 1:16 PM

      I'm about to drive 750 miles each way with a 6 year old and a 4 year old. It occured to me that on the way home, the border between SC and NC would be a good distance to plan our overnight stop. As a bonus, watching the hundreds of billboards for the South of the Border tourist attraction would keep the kids entertained and build anticipation. As many times as I've passed it, I've never stopped. I'm fully expecting campy and possibly overpriced, but is it safe? Is it somewhere you would feel safe staying overnight with young children?