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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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    • 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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    • 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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      Quaint Cabins

      Vermont Dec 31, 2016 at 12:07 PM

      I am looking to find quaint, funky, off the beaten path cabin lodging in Vermont in October 2017.

      All clues and tips appreciated.

      dan and mary

      2 Answers Jan 1, 2017 at 9:44 AM
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      Fall Trip 2017 Quaint with Appalchian Trail Access

      Vermont Dec 22, 2016 at 12:35 PM

      Mary and I are skipping our way along the AT this fall "doing" Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine by doing day hikes with lodging in quaint towns that have short drives to AT access points. Besides hiking we love to stroll and poke our noses into quaint little spots for shopping, eating and relaxing. Seeking a mix of remote spots with maybe a nice farm house or cabin as well as a populated small town with a quaint B&B or Inn.

      Blue Highways are preferred for travel between stops which are usually 3 days.

      So far these places seem to jump out - Grafton, Woodstock and a rural area outside of Rutland. We have no clues yet about Southern Vermont in the Green Mountain area. Comments about neighboring Delaware are welcomed!

      Routes as well as lodging tips welcomed!

      dan and mary from south carolina

      3 Answers Dec 23, 2016 at 2:42 PM
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      Northeast USA snow areas

      Vermont Dec 2, 2016 at 6:09 PM

      I want to take my two nieces, ages 18 and 13, to someplace "up north" in the USA to see snow over the Christmas break. I have skied in years past but no more. And the girls have never skied. So that is not an activity to consider. Just want to fly into a decent main stream airport and not have to drive too far to get to perhaps a ski resort where even if there is no real snow, we will still have the artificial fluff. :-) Vermont offers some darling villages with covered bridges but those are about 2 hours from any airport. Perhaps that will be the case with any of the "guaranteed" snow areas.......a bit of a drive from an airport. So, I am relying on my team of VT experts to point me in the right direction. I am thinking 3-4 nights at a hotel / resort. I don't mind driving. Just don't want to spend much of the vacation behind the wheel. Snow boarding, taking cable cars to the top of a mountain, sledding, horse drawn carriage rides........bring 'em on.

      Have thought of Vermont, Maine, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, New York etc

       

      8 Answers Dec 8, 2016 at 10:21 PM
    • Dominique

      Vermont Jan 26, 2016 at 5:49 PM

      How do you greet each other in Vermont?? Should travelers dress in a specific way?? Are there any necessary phrases travelers should know??

      1 Answer Jan 27, 2016 at 12:45 AM
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      coming to Burlington and I have no plans

      Burlington Nov 28, 2015 at 6:25 PM

      Hi there...My name is Alex, 28yrs....Im coming to Burlington Dec 2-6th. Had plans to meet down there with friends but they all backed off so Ill be down by myself. trying to make new friends and hangout during my stay. What are the places to absolutely visit and not miss to have a good time solo unless I meet some cool friends

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      Wheelchair access for the Parks

      Burlington Sep 13, 2015 at 3:35 PM

      Hi everyone, hope you are all good today :)

      My Grandmother is visiting me in Montreal next month and we really want to take a short trip across the border to Vermont (or New York) so that she can see the countryside in the Fall. Whilst she can walk she tires easily so she will use a wheelchair when outdoors.

      Where can we go that is wheelchair accessible ?
      I am thinking along the Champlain Lake, any must see places?

      We only have 3 days and whilst we do want to get as much out of these days as possible I do not want to over tire my Gran (she is 85).

      Any help is greatly appreciated.

      Clare

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      Cool places to see in/around VT

      Vermont Aug 2, 2015 at 4:01 PM

      We'll be back east this October. Any "Must See's" between Providence, RI and St. Johnsbury, VT?? Thanks!

      3 Answers Aug 3, 2015 at 5:15 AM
    • resort in VT/NH area?

      Vermont Jun 8, 2015 at 8:04 AM

      A resort in the VT/NH area that one could do "day trips" from? Thinking of something in the 50 rms or higher category.
      I know of Mt Washington hotel but looking for something in VT/NH area.....a hidden gem???!

      1 Answer Jun 8, 2015 at 9:11 AM
    • Vermont in Winter

      Vermont Oct 23, 2014 at 3:53 PM

      What is there to do in Vermont during the winter other than skiing and snowboarding? Are there holiday train rides for adults? I saw that there is the Polar Express but that is for children. I'm looking for an adult train ride. What about theatre productions?

      2 Answers Oct 24, 2014 at 9:18 AM
    • store that sells bulk grade C maple syrup

      Vermont Jul 22, 2014 at 9:29 AM

      Last time I went to Vermont, we found a little store with country type things, and a big barrel of grade C maple syrup where you bring your own Jug and paid by weight. I want to go back and get some more this year but I don't remember where that was, and we don't have as many days so want to be sure to find it. Can anyone help?

      4 Answers Jul 23, 2014 at 3:59 AM
    • Dog friendly attractions

      Vermont Jul 10, 2014 at 5:41 PM

      We will be visiting the Lake Champlain are with our 2 year old Snow Lab and were wondering of dog-friendly attractions. Also, is the Northern Lights Daily Cruises allow dogs?

      Thank you.

      Rhonda

      1 Answer Jul 10, 2014 at 7:04 PM
    • next weekend special

      Burlington Jun 26, 2014 at 7:23 PM

      Any info about an exhibition of crafts and quilts next weekend?

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      Does Woodstock have a pub?

      Woodstock Jun 24, 2014 at 6:59 PM

      I know where I can get a $16.00 glass of chardonnay, but does the village center have anything resembling a regular old pub?

       

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      A 14 day road trip through Texas from El Paso to the Gulf coast

      Texas Jan 27, 2014 at 11:29 PM

      Hi there,
      I got the possibility to travel 14 days in Texas. I will arrrive the 24th of February and leave again from Austin the 11th of March. After reading quite a lot, I decided to go to the area around El Paso and start at Guadalupe National Park and Big Bend National Park. My idea is to follow more or less the mexican boarder and end up at the Gulf coast and heading back to Austin. Does anybody have any Texas road trip experience in here and places, they would like to share with me? I am interested in scenic drives, hiking, rafting and maybe end the trip on the Gulf coast beaches.
      Instead of driving from Austin to El Paso I am considering flying to El Paso and start my road trip there to save time.
      Thank you :-)
      Christian

      7 Answers Jan 30, 2014 at 6:51 AM
    • Transportation

      Burlington Dec 30, 2013 at 8:23 AM

      Is there any way to get from Burlington to the Plattsburg airport by public transportation?

      3 Answers Dec 30, 2013 at 10:50 AM
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      Aussies wanting to experience changing of the colours in Vermont.

      Vermont Oct 9, 2013 at 2:55 AM

      The wife and I have on our bucket list the "changing of the colours" in Vermont October 2014.Should we do an organized tour with Insight or Globus or have you some better alternative.Fire away.Looking forward to your suggestions.Please keep in mind we are in our late 60's.We are experienced travellers but the years are catching up with us.Both in good health.Experienced with motorhoming and B & B's.Thanking you.

      2 Answers Oct 9, 2013 at 6:15 AM
    • Best fall foliage drive

      Vermont Jun 16, 2013 at 10:19 AM

      We will be touring Vermont, New Hampshire, and Northern New York this fall by car for a few weeks. We will be leaving Wisconsin on Oct. 5th and will drive the northern route into Canada to New Hampshire and will return going thru Penn., Ind., and Ill. What would be the best route to take in the color and the ambiance of rural New England in NH, Vermont, and NY? What would be the MUST see and do while we are in this areas?

      8 Answers Jun 17, 2013 at 2:24 PM
    • Transportation

      Vermont Apr 8, 2013 at 6:07 PM

      My daughter is flying into Dublin on May 14, 2013 at 5:30am and has to get to Shannon Airport to meet with a group she will be traveling with. She is flying into Dublin because there are no direct flights from Boston-Shannon. We are looking for ground transportation!

      3 Answers Apr 8, 2013 at 11:05 PM
    • long-term parking in burlington

      Vermont Dec 11, 2012 at 3:46 PM

      Hi-we need to leave our car in a secure parking in burlington for two weeks and travel by Amtrak. Can you tell me how to find and reserve a safe parking spot? thanks.

      1 Answer Dec 11, 2012 at 5:37 PM
    • UVM to Grand Isle Ferry?

      Burlington Sep 1, 2012 at 12:48 PM

      I ma taking a bus to UVM that will arrive at 1am. What is the best/cheapest/safest option to get to the Grand Isle ferry?

    • How to get from Burlington VT to Niagara Falls NY?

      Burlington Dec 25, 2011 at 9:06 PM

      what options are there to obtain fare from Burlington VT to Niagara Falls NY?
      Air/Rail/Bus are fine... but most direct, shortest time, lowest cost are all desirables. Time of day or day of week is flexible. Many thanks for your help.

      3 Answers Dec 26, 2011 at 11:14 AM
    • Book of Vermont photos and Robert Frost poems

      Vermont Oct 12, 2011 at 12:42 AM

      Does anyone know the name of a book containing photos of Vermont and poems, or excerpts from poems, by Robert Frost. All I know is that it has a hard cover, the photos are stunning, and it's not absolutely huge. There is a photo on every second page, with a full poem or a short quote from one on the opposite page.

      3 Answers Oct 13, 2011 at 3:36 AM
    • Guys weekend in Burlington in July- what to do?

      Vermont Mar 3, 2011 at 9:22 PM

      About ten of my buddies are getting together in Burlington in late July this year and I'm looking for fun stuff to do for Friday - Sunday. We're all from out of town and haven't been before. Most of us are late-20's. Things we're interested in trying to do are: brewery tour, cheese farm/tasting, sugar house tour (if they are open during that time of the year?), hiking, Ben & Jerry's tour?

      Also, any recommendations on a good place for a large group of guys to stay would be appreciated.
      Thanks!

      Thanks

      2 Answers Jun 29, 2011 at 12:25 PM
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      September in new england

      Vermont Feb 5, 2011 at 2:08 PM

      My husband and I are planning a trip through Vermont and New Hampshire in September. We will be coming from Ticondaroga NY. I would like to know any points of interest between there and maybe Woodstock. Should we allow a day of sightseeing and spend the night or keep driving on to the white mtns?

      4 Answers Jun 29, 2011 at 2:28 PM
    • Where to stay and what route to take from boston

      Vermont Sep 25, 2010 at 1:35 AM

      Hi there:

      I'll be flying into Boston for work next Saturday (Oct 2nd) and I basically have all of Sunday free to do some sightseeing. I wanted to drive to Vermont on Saturday, stay the night and then see Vermont all of Sunday, and then drive back to Cambridge Sunday evening.

      I'm wondering if anyone has any recommendations on what city to stay in in Vermont? I want to catch the best fall foilage, maybe do a little hiking, visit some small towns. Any hikes with waterfalls? Any recommendations on which route to drive for the best fall foilage or any other not to miss attractions welcomed.

      Thanks in advance!

      Shikha

      3 Answers Sep 25, 2010 at 8:57 AM
    • New Years Eve B&B with dinner?

      Vermont Aug 30, 2010 at 1:17 PM

      Folks,

      After spending a wonderful New Years Eve last winter at a B&B in Woodstock, VT (Lincoln Inn at Covered Bridge) which serves an optional great dinner, we are looking to repeat that experience this year.

      Any recommendations for a moderately priced B&B or INN with a great dinner available?

      Thanks in advance.

      Spedprof

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      Great hikes near Dover?

      Vermont Aug 8, 2010 at 5:08 PM

      Heading up in a couple of weeks and open to any suggestions for some great hikes. Thanks!!!

      1 Answer Aug 8, 2010 at 8:42 PM
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      Looking for Freeport ME. equivalent in Vermont ?

      Vermont Jul 26, 2010 at 6:46 AM

      Hi All,

      We live in CT. and are looking for a weekend getaway in VT in the Fall. We traveled to Freeport, ME. a few years ago and it was a perfect mix of country stuff for me & shopping for my wife. I'd like to find a location in VT. with similar amenities ? We've been to VT. before but my wife found parts to be too "in the middle of nowhere" for her taste.

      Any suggestions ?

      3 Answers Jul 26, 2010 at 10:31 AM
    • Contact Number for Home Farm Cottages

      Stowe Jun 27, 2010 at 7:04 PM

      Can anyone assist with providing a contact number for Home Farm Cottages on Pucker Street , Stowe?
      Thanks in advance

      1 Answer Jun 27, 2010 at 11:29 PM
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      stowe vermont

      Vermont May 28, 2010 at 9:20 AM

      hi all-- i was wondering if anyone knows if the sunset bar is still up and running just outside stowe vt- think was in or close to cottage club road-- thanks:)

      2 Answers Jun 18, 2010 at 7:31 AM