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    • groover101's Profile Photo

      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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      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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    • 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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    • Shenandoah NP without a car

      Shenandoah Oct 17, 2016 at 11:58 AM

      Hi ! Im travelling from Washington DC, Id like to camp and hike in Shenandoah NP. There are some buses, trains, amtrak etc going to the skyline area, but I can't decide which city precisely I should choose as a start for my discovery of the area.
      I know that I can easily find a camping there, but I admit that passing by one of the visitor centers would be great before I start hiking !
      I haven't planned to rent a car, so I wonder if you know any entrance easy to reach by foot or by bus.
      Which of the 4 entrances do you think is the closest to beautiful siteseeing and can be reached without driving ?
      Thanks a lot for your anwers !

      Cécile.

      5 Answers Oct 18, 2016 at 12:33 PM
    • must watch in shanondoah valley

      Shenandoah Valley Estates Sep 19, 2016 at 6:56 PM

      Hi, I wanted to know the best picks in shanondoah valley to see fall colors. Also is it safe to go for hiking there in fall, as there is increased bear activity alert on nps website.

      1 Answer Sep 20, 2016 at 11:02 AM
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      Heating in winter

      Tangier Island Aug 9, 2016 at 10:57 AM

      How do residents heat their homes in winter?

      6 Answers Aug 11, 2016 at 5:44 PM
    • Story telling

      Natural Bridge Apr 28, 2016 at 11:04 AM

      Many years ago I stopped here and it seems I remember a play or story telling in the evening which even included the sound of thunder. Do they still offer that?

      1 Answer Apr 28, 2016 at 3:18 PM
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      Good downtown area for hotel

      Richmond Feb 19, 2016 at 6:06 AM

      We are traveling to Richmond to explore history, not for business. What would be the best area for us to look for a hotel? Most say "downtown", but that could mean a crummy area, an area that is 90% modern skyscrapers and office buildings, or an area close to historic sights. Any advice?

      1 Answer Feb 19, 2017 at 5:34 AM
    • Can you get into the park before sunrise?

      Shenandoah National Park Feb 12, 2016 at 6:59 PM

      Would I be able to get into the park before sunrise if I wanted to hike to one of the peaks for sunrise photos? Or, will I need to camp or stay at Skyland?

      4 Answers Feb 13, 2016 at 12:51 PM
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      First timer in Virginia

      Richmond Feb 2, 2016 at 11:19 AM

      Someone just told me how wonderful Richmond is, and that so intrigued me that I made reservations for my husband and I to visit Virginia for a week. We're flying into Richmond, and will rent a car and drive around to the various historical sites. We're from Chicago, so know how to handle ourselves in a city with "iffy" neighborhoods, so that part doesn't bother us.

      My question (after all of that) is how much time should we give Richmond? One, two or three days? We also will go to Williamsburg, maybe Fredericksburg and Alexandria. In Richmond, any suggestions as to where to stay? We'll have a car, so of course won't want to pay an arm and a leg for parking.

      Any suggestions you native Virginians can give us will be appreciated. I can go to the Virginia tourism site, of course, but those sites always make everything look so good even when it's not.

      5 Answers Feb 19, 2017 at 5:38 AM
    • Current LEAVES report

      Mabry Mill Oct 16, 2015 at 6:31 AM

      Are the leaves near, peak or past at the moment?

      1 Answer Oct 30, 2015 at 9:35 AM
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      B&B with car parking near downtown Richmond Virginia

      Richmond Sep 9, 2015 at 12:44 PM

      During the world cycling championschips 2015.
      we are looking for a nice b&b ( or guesthouse ) with car parking near the circuit of the world cycling championships.
      Who can give me some information?

      1 Answer Sep 9, 2015 at 1:22 PM
    • Richmond, Virginia murals at Bank Of America Center 1111 East Main St.

      Richmond Aug 14, 2015 at 12:23 AM

      I saw these murals at the Bank Of America Center and would like to find out about them such as the artist, if they have a title and what it represents. It looks like some type of scenic area in the area but I live in Seattle so I am not familiar with this area.

      No one in Richmond seems to know anything about them: visitor information, the library, even the Bank Of America Center itself. Any information anyone can provide
      would be appreciated. I found them very fascinating.

      Gary

      2 Answers Aug 14, 2015 at 3:33 AM
    • air to train

      Richmond Aug 11, 2015 at 1:35 PM

      What is the best way to get from the Richmond Airport to the Main Street Amtrak Station, due at the train at 9:30am?

      3 Answers Feb 19, 2017 at 5:40 AM
    • hotels close to Shenandoah National Park

      Shenandoah National Park Jun 15, 2015 at 11:12 PM

      We are spending several days driving from Washington D.C. to Chapel Hill, NC via Skyline Drive in Virginia in the fall. What nice hotels should we stay in along the way?

      1 Answer Jun 16, 2015 at 6:01 AM
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      Anything interesting on drive to/from dc?

      Lynchburg May 10, 2015 at 7:10 PM

      Anything interesting to see--historical or food--along the drive from dc to Lynchburg? Not sure what time of year we would be doing this.

      2 Answers May 12, 2015 at 7:12 AM
    • 500 block of Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach 23451 in 2002-2003

      Virginia Beach May 4, 2015 at 7:28 AM

      Does anyone remember what the name of the Mexican restaurant/bar was that is now Sunsations and next door is Sunnyside Restaurant??
      Thanks

    • Kempsville

      Virginia Beach Mar 20, 2015 at 10:59 AM

      What draws people to this neighborhood?

      3 Answers Mar 20, 2015 at 3:50 PM
    • where to stay

      Virginia Beach Mar 20, 2015 at 10:11 AM

      location wise what would be better Beach Quarters on 5th street or Ocean Sands on 22nd street.

      1 Answer Mar 20, 2015 at 5:52 PM
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      Williamsburg or Shenandoah National Park

      Virginia Mar 14, 2015 at 10:42 AM

      If I have to pick between the two which one should I go? I like history and nature, but I am unlikely to have time for both. Suggestions most welcome.

      5 Answers Mar 17, 2015 at 5:13 PM
    • Footwear for luray cavern tour

      Luray Nov 13, 2014 at 1:43 PM

      I'm from DC and I've never done the cavern tour before. What footwear is most appropriate for the tour? Is the path slippery?

      4 Answers Jan 9, 2015 at 10:57 PM
    • moving from Queens,NY

      Richmond Oct 14, 2014 at 11:45 AM

      Hi, I wanted to move from Queens to Henrico,VA, I adopted 3 little ones and 2 need right now special ed.Finding a house and good schools in the same area is not easy. I was hoping
      to find someplace that has parks and recreation they need that.
      If you can give me areas that I can look into that would be great. Thanks.

      1 Answer Oct 15, 2014 at 7:41 AM
    • Manassas old town

      Manassas Sep 21, 2014 at 1:03 PM

      Hi, I was wondering if it's possible to walk from vandor lane to manassas old town?
      If not does anyone know how much a cab would cost and reccomended a cab company.
      Thankyou

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      A week roadtrip from Washington

      Washington Sep 17, 2014 at 12:37 PM

      Hello. We have a week from next Friday to do a road trip from Washington. We were thinking of driving to Virginia/ West Virginia - Blue Ridge mountains ??? We love beautiful scenery, rural environement, small quaint towns, little quirky places. Can anyone provide any advice on a good trip leaving from & returning to wahington that may suit us. Much apprreciated

      4 Answers Sep 19, 2014 at 2:09 PM
    • Richmond nightlife

      Richmond Aug 19, 2014 at 4:37 PM

      I heard Richmond have a nightclub with 4 floors. If anyone can confirm this. What is the name of the club and it's location? Thanks.

    • Richmond to fairfax

      Richmond Aug 18, 2014 at 7:56 PM

      I need to travel from richmond , VA to University of international virginia, fairfax,va. Please suggest

      1 Answer Aug 19, 2014 at 7:09 AM
    • Autumn Colors

      Roanoke Aug 8, 2014 at 10:03 PM

      I am considering a trip to Roanoke, VA in late September. Will that be too early in the season to see the leaves changing color?

      Thank you!

      2 Answers Sep 8, 2014 at 10:07 AM
    • Is it mandate to have car in Richmond for survival?

      Richmond Aug 8, 2014 at 11:37 AM

      I have a chance to travel to US - probably by Oct 2014 and the work location will be Richmond, VA.

      One more item - i will not be able to drive due to physical challenges. In that case, will i be able to take things through?
      Kindly do assist.

      3 Answers Aug 9, 2014 at 11:40 PM
    • things to do

      Virginia Jul 30, 2014 at 1:05 PM

      we are going to stay Gordonville need things to do with in 50 miles

      3 Answers Jul 31, 2014 at 7:21 AM
    • Internal tours

      Shenandoah National Park Jul 28, 2014 at 6:02 PM

      Please,

      Are there guided internal tours available at the park, by van or car with driver (I don't drive myself). Tks.

      5 Answers Jul 29, 2014 at 6:51 AM
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      Traffic in August

      Virginia Jul 22, 2014 at 3:50 PM

      How heavy should I expect traffic to be on the Blue Ridge Parkway in early August? I'm planning to drive the Virginia portion from Front Royal to just the other side of the NC border on about August 6th, unless it would be extremely ill advised.
      Thanks in advance.

      2 Answers Jul 24, 2014 at 7:44 PM
    • Swimming?

      Vienna Jul 21, 2014 at 9:56 AM

      I am looking for a nice place to swim within 1 hour drive of Vienna. Clean is a priority.

    • looking to do a walk around and hit a few spots

      Richmond Jul 19, 2014 at 2:35 PM

      wife and I are looking to walk around in a safe area where we can pop in to a few places for some small plates and cocktails.
      any suggestions on an area where we can park and walk to get the Richmond experience?