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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

    • Goodbye...

      Earth 2 hours ago

      Goodbye everyone.

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


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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.

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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!

    • 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?

      2 Answers Jan 27, 2017 at 4:42 PM
    • 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?


      2 Answers Dec 27, 2016 at 11:55 AM
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      Zion- Page-Bryce

      Bryce Canyon National Park Aug 13, 2016 at 10:48 PM

      We are planning to take a road trip from Vegas to Zion- Page- Bryce and back to Vegas in 4 days. Do you think it's doable? The itinerary is like this:
      29 Sep- from Vegas to Zion, night stay in Zion
      30 Sep- Explore Zion
      01 Oct- Drive from Zion to Page early morning, do both the upper and lower Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend and half day rafting on Colorado River. Night stay in Page.
      02 Oct- Start for Bryce early in the morning and explore Bryce. Night stay in Bryce.
      03 Oct- Back to Vegas.
      Can anybody suggest if this itinerary is being a little too much of driving and are we being over ambitious about the tour? What alternate plan can be done with these places without increasing the number of days?
      Thanks in advance for the tips/ advises/ suggestions.

      26 Answers Aug 28, 2016 at 9:39 PM
    • Airport connection

      Salt Lake City Aug 8, 2016 at 7:02 AM

      Is it feasible to make a 45 minute connection at the Salt Lake City airport?
      Looking at a Delta flight from Long Beach to Des Moines via Salt Lake City.
      Thank you!

      5 Answers Aug 9, 2016 at 10:10 AM
    • Do we buy or hire Ski Gear?

      Salt Lake City Jul 3, 2016 at 7:27 PM

      My boyfriend and I will be visiting Salt Lake City in January. I was just wondering whether ski clothing and gear is available to hire at any of the ski venues? It would be very helpful if this was the case as it would take a lot of room to pack, plus living in Australia we will likely never use it again!

      5 Answers Jul 5, 2016 at 10:28 PM
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      Additional advice wanted

      Moab Jun 13, 2016 at 5:18 AM

      A couple of my trips in Moab are set. Sunset tour in Arches National Park, half day tour to Islands in the Sky in Canyonlands National Park and a half day dinosaur tour.
      I want to do 1 more and cant decide if I want to do a 4x4 in Arches, which would be half day; the Needles in Canyonlands, which would be a full day or, maybe something else like going to Sego Canyon.

      I am going to be 55 this fall, I am not really a hiker but can go for a mile or so.
      Also, it may a while until I return to the area, if at all.

      So, any feedback on any of this?

      35 Answers Jun 16, 2016 at 6:39 AM
    • Best day hikes near Moab, Utah

      Moab Jun 8, 2016 at 3:17 PM

      We have a week in June and are seeking recommendations on 3-4 day hikes, 4-7+/- hours, medium to difficult, trails with views or unique rock formations (love arches and thins, etc.), not afraid of heights. We'lll have a jeep for 3 days to access 4WD areas. We'll be camping one day on White Rim road. We've done Delicate Arch and Devils Garden & loved them,but nothing else. Any suggestions are appreciated.

      4 Answers Jun 9, 2016 at 4:02 AM
    • BLM camping on Colorado River near Moab, UT

      Moab Jun 8, 2016 at 3:07 PM

      Does anyone recommend any of the several BLM camp sites along the Colorado River near Moab. There are several camp site locations and we've never camped in Utah before. We have a tent for 2 and only need 1 evening (6/16/16). Also, what are hours that a site may be used during a day and any suggestions on signing up.

      4 Answers Jun 8, 2016 at 3:55 PM
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      Moab Apr 27, 2016 at 8:26 AM

      I am planning to go to Moab in October. In fact, accommodations have been tentatively booked. I would like to know, for a first time visit to Canyonlands Nat'l Park, should I do the Needles District or the more visited Islands in the Sky?

      18 Answers May 2, 2016 at 7:21 AM
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      Moab Apr 27, 2016 at 8:20 AM

      I am planning to go to Moab in October. In fact, accommodations have been tentatively booked. I would like to know, for a first time visit to Canyonlands Nat'l Park, should I do the Needles District or the more visited Islands in the Sky?

      25 Answers Jun 2, 2016 at 7:12 AM
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      Bonneville - tour? public transport?

      Salt Lake City Apr 17, 2016 at 2:26 PM


      Myself and a couple of friends are going to be visiting the US in September (the weeks of the 5th and 12th) and we’re currently thinking of taking in Salt Lake City as part of our itinerary. Looking on the web it appears that there are some racing events taking place whilst we would be there – and I’m very keen to try to see if we can get out to see one of them.

      I’ve done a bunch of reading about the events but, thus far, I’ve not managed to see any information about getting to/from the Bonneville salt flats other than by car. I was wondering if there you could tell me if there’s any public transport options between SLC and the salt flats – or is hiring a car our only option?

      Of perhaps there is some paid-for coach tour that allows you to do a daytrip from SLC to the flats, watch the event, then return to SLC in the evening?

      Also, what time of day do things generally begin/end?
      (i.e. so we know what time we could leave SLC)

      Any other tips for a first-timer?

      Thanks in advance,


      Ps :- Finally, I read that events got cancelled for the last couple of years… is this year any more likely to go ahead? How far in advance is it usually known if an event will be cancelled?

      10 Answers Sep 2, 2016 at 9:55 AM
    • Itinerary help needed

      Zion National Park Apr 10, 2016 at 4:52 PM

      I'm looking for suggestions with my itinerary. Arriving in Vegas for an overnight stay then heading to Bryce in the am for an overnight stay. Next two nights will be in Zion. Here's where I need help. We are wanting another night and something else to do as we make our way back to Vegas. We are planning on doing some hiking at both parks and this trip is mid May. I'm not sure if Grand Canyon would be too far and cramming in too much? Is there something in between Zion & Vegas?

      5 Answers Apr 19, 2016 at 9:16 AM
    • Rainy Saturday

      Saint George Apr 9, 2016 at 9:52 AM

      It's raining and forecast all day. We are staying in Coral Canyon with 4 daughters, aged 18, 15, 11, and 11. We've thought of movies, museums, and outlets. Any other ideas?

      1 Answer Apr 9, 2016 at 10:49 AM
    • Itinerary help - Zion and Bryce Canyon 4 days in late March

      Zion National Park Feb 22, 2016 at 11:22 AM

      hello to everyone, I need your help! I'm an italian girl coming to visit his boyfriend in Seattle next month. I was searching for something amazing park to visit and I decided to buy two tickets for Las Vegas. We'll arrive on monday pm and stay the night in las Vegas. Next day we'll move for Utah. Are 4 days enough to visit both park? What is the weather like in that period? Is it to cold? Can you advice me something to do? I want to hike angel s landing for sure.
      We want to do alot of hiking and also relax with amazing view. Thanks very much for any advice! My first visit to forum and love reading all the answers. Thanks!

      3 Answers Feb 24, 2016 at 9:27 AM
    • Visiting in late February

      Zion National Park Feb 20, 2016 at 10:14 AM

      Since the shuttle bus does not run in late February, how do you get to the starting point of the different trials?

      4 Answers Apr 1, 2016 at 2:15 AM
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      Camping eservations at Dead Horse Point State Park

      Moab Jan 18, 2016 at 4:43 AM

      Hi - I see you can only make reservations 4 mths ahead of arrival date. Does anyone know if dates around the 4th July are really hard to get. Should I be poised at my computer, mouse ready at 1 minute past midnight on the relevant day (when the four month window opens)? We are concerned if we miss out it will be late to find anything else and we are already struggling to find alternative tent camping options which one can reserve in advance (beyond Devils Gdn in Arches where we hope to spend a couple of nights). We don't want to risk first-come, first-served at such a busy time of year. Thank you. Sam

      2 Answers Jan 18, 2016 at 5:01 AM
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      Can't find much reservable camping in Moab area

      Utah Jan 17, 2016 at 2:10 PM

      We are in the area in the run up to 4th July as part of a 3 wk trip from Denver to LA. Parts of our itinerary are already pinned down so we don't now have entire flexibility. We want to hike Arches, Canyonlands and then move on probably via Capitol Reef and Bryce and Zion but can't find much reservable camping in the Moab area beyond Devils Gdn. Can anyone recommend anywhere. We prefer quiet and undeveloped campgrounds but may not be able to access anywhere too remote as we will have a rental vehicle (SUV class) of undetermined road clearance and can' t risk any damage to it. Suggestions much appreciated. Thank you. Sam

      3 Answers Jan 17, 2016 at 8:10 PM
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      Moab and along the US 191 and then I-70

      Moab Nov 16, 2015 at 11:51 AM

      We want to drive in the second week of January by rental car from Navajo country ( Canyon de Chelly) up the US 191 to Moab and then hike in Arches National Park and drive on to Boulder Co on the I-70. What would the road conditions in a normal winter be like? And what about hiking in Arches in January? We live in Germany and will be clothed for winter.

      7 Answers May 2, 2016 at 7:33 AM
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      Transportation from SLC Airport to Park City Marriott Hotel

      Salt Lake City Jul 27, 2015 at 10:08 PM

      Is there a shared van or should I take a cab? How much is the cost from SLC airport to Park City Marriott Hotel?

      1 Answer Jul 27, 2015 at 10:48 PM
    • Driving from Reno to SLC

      Salt Lake City Jul 2, 2015 at 1:38 PM

      What to see along the way? Where to stay in between the two?

      5 Answers Jul 2, 2015 at 10:55 PM
    • Kanab Utah Visit with limited time

      Kanab Jun 15, 2015 at 6:11 PM

      Lots of great things around Kanab but it appears that they are not easy to get to on a short time frame.

      Are there vistas in/near the City where one can see a touch of some of monuments etc (Grand Escalade/Vermillion/Paia etc) without having to do a deep penetration on dirt roads?

      Basically, is a night or 2 in Kanab worth it if you can't get into the backcountry. (Will just be in a Sedan)

      3 Answers Jun 15, 2015 at 9:01 PM
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      Places to stop between Kanab & Santa FE

      Kanab Jun 10, 2015 at 2:14 AM

      I will be driving from Kanab to Santa Fe, NM. Could anyone recommend a place to stop for a night to break up the journey? I will be driving to Sedona from Santa Fe later in the trip, and plan to stop off near the Petrified Forest, so would like to try a differenmt route to that.


      7 Answers Jun 14, 2015 at 8:42 AM
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      I want to make sure these places are worth going

      Utah May 26, 2015 at 10:39 AM

      we were at Arizona last year, this would be my 2nd time and my hubby's first time
      I want to make sure we utilize our 1 week in Utah well.
      here are what I think we must see, please let me know if you agree or some other suggestions. thanks in advance

      Salt lake City
      • Mormon Temple
      • State Capitol
      • Mormon Tabernacle
      • This is the Place Heritage Park

      Golden Spike National Historic Site

      Great Salt Lake

      Bonneville Salt Flat

      Arch National Park

      Bryce Canyon National Park

      Canyon Land National Park (do I need to stop at here if I have been to momument valley in AZ?)

      Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument

      Capitol Reef National Park

      Zion National Park
      Cedar Breaks National Monument

      5 Answers May 26, 2015 at 5:15 PM
    • Reaturants

      Moab Apr 20, 2015 at 4:26 PM

      What are the best restaurants in Moab, utah

      3 Answers Apr 21, 2015 at 6:35 AM
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      Monument Valley with a 3.5 year old!

      Monument Valley State Park Apr 19, 2015 at 11:02 AM

      As I was mentioning in my previous question, we're staying at The View hotel when we visit the park in mid-May. What can we do at Monument Valley with a 3.5 year old if we don't do the 2 hour tour by car since our kid will have been in the car for so long. Are there any 'easy' walks in the park that she could participate in? Some exploring by foot so she can run around and exert some energy? Or are the only activities those that involve sitting and enjoying the view, vigorous hikes or drives?


      3 Answers Apr 20, 2015 at 6:41 AM
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      Does anyone know the Ski conditions at Park City, Deer Valley or Alta this week?

      Park City Mar 17, 2015 at 9:01 AM

      We're going to Utah for some skiing this weekend. If I purchase the lift tickets online beforehand, there is a significant discount. But, the weather is in the low 60's and wondering what the conditions are. Do I buy an all day lift ticket or a half day lift ticket. I really don't want to ski in "slush" if the snow is not holding up in the afternoon. We're staying in Park City but Alta is only about 30-45 minutes away. So, just wondering if that is any better. Thanks for your help!

      2 Answers Mar 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    • single night life while visiting zion national park

      Zion National Park Jan 30, 2015 at 11:04 AM

      where should two single ladies hangout at night near zion national park.

      2 Answers Jan 30, 2015 at 12:13 PM
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      View Hotel tips?

      Monument Valley State Park Jan 18, 2015 at 1:31 PM

      Any tips on what to ask for when booking a room at the hotel? Or any 'lessons learned' from folks who have stayed there? Things you'd ask for if you were staying there again? They promote Valley View and Star View rooms? Thoughts? Thanks!

      7 Answers Jan 18, 2015 at 11:22 PM
    • statues in Temple Square

      Salt Lake City Nov 12, 2014 at 5:48 AM

      I have pictures from 2001 of 2 statues in Temple Square: one is a woman with a male child and the other is a woman with a female child and a baby. Do these statues have names/significance?

      2 Answers Nov 12, 2014 at 8:37 AM
    • Planning Trip for Mid to Late October for Narrows Hike

      Zion National Park Oct 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

      I'm planning a trip for mid to late October to hike the Narrows with my dad as an adventure trip. We would like to do a 1/2 to full day hike but not an overnight trip. We would like to do some rappelling down into the canyon if possible as well.

      What would be the best, I assume guided, hike for us to go on to see the most scenic parts of the Narrows? We want to see what I think is called 'Wall Street' where the Narrows come close together. Are there any other really scenic routes and/or must see's?

      Please let me know if you have any suggestions. I really want to make this a memorable trip for my dad and I.

      Thank you!!! :-)

      4 Answers Oct 9, 2014 at 4:11 PM