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    • Visiting Kona for Ironman Oct 2017

      Kailua-Kona Jan 8, 2017 at 1:39 AM

      We live in Perth W.Australia and plan to visit Kona for the Ironman in October (as spectator only) and plan to be there for 2-3 weeks. We regularly spectate at 70.3s and full Ironmans in Australia/Asia, great to watch.

      Can anyone please suggest/recommend good location to stay (and possible condos/hotels/airB&B) within easy reach of start and transitions.

      Many thanks. Penny

    • Anyone know of cabins, not expensive

      Pocono Manor Jan 6, 2017 at 9:21 AM

      Hey I was wondering if anyone knows of any cabin rentals in the Poconos or near. I'm not looking to go skiing, just horseback riding and just want that country feel! I've never been there but only live about an hour and half away. I just keep getting sponsored places when searching.. And nothing seems suitable

    • Car rental

      Central Falls Dec 29, 2016 at 7:52 AM

      Can anyone please recommend a reliable car rental company from Prague? 8 of us r planning to visit Prague, Krakow, Budapest,Vienna n Salzburg.
      How is hire car Prague? Seems to have reasonable rates

    • Long term parking in Laredo, then taxi to Quetzalcoatl Airport in Nuevo Laredo

      Laredo Dec 25, 2016 at 7:23 PM

      I'm searching for information on long term parking in Laredo, Tx near the border. Having a hard time finding information on where to park and how much it's likely to cost. Surely someone has done it! Can you give me some info?

      Need to take a taxi from the border to Quetzalcoatl Airport (Nuevo Laredo International). Is that do-able?

      Final question: any idea how long this likely to take? I've got a flight out from Nuevo Laredo International late afternoon and don't know exactly how to plan it, timewise.

      Thank you so much for anything you can tell me!

    • Coronado Ferry to mainland for touring?

      San Diego Dec 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Two young seniors spending 4 days in San Diego in February and staying on Coronado. Will have a car. Is it advisable to take the ferry back and forth to see (walk/ taxi) some of the mainland sites? Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, perhaps, Balboa Park (Zoo), etc.? How about if we want dinner on the mainland? Or should we drive to most places? Itinerary not set yet.

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      Between Tallahassee Florida and Summerville SC

      United States of America Jan 8, 2017 at 5:57 PM

      I have a gap of about 4 days between my grandson's graduation in Tallahassee on Friday or Saturday and my granddaughter's wedding in Summerville SC on the following Saturday. Where can I go and stay for four days that is somewhat between Tallahassee and Summerville. I thought of Jekyll Island, St. Simons' Island, or St. Augustine, but I have been to all those places a couple of times. I've also stayed in Hilton Head for a week (hated it), and visited Savannah. I'd rather be in a small place than a big city.


    • Specific Location

      Los Angeles Jan 6, 2017 at 6:48 AM

      Hi. I posted another question about where to stay but am now more specific with areas. We will be going to Universal one day, Warner Brothers tour, doing things near Hollywood Blvd area, and then exploring other tourist things.

      Which area/hotel is better...near Universal City (Studio City hotel) or Hollywood Blvd (Hollywood Celebrity hotel), near but off Hollywood Blvd a bit (Days Inn) or Thai Town (Dixie Hotel)? We will have a car but am thinking one of those.
      Have narrowed it down to one of those based on budget and not being too far from Universal and Hollywood Blvd area. We have Hollywood Celebrity booked (but we can cancel).

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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

    • 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?


    • Best suite

      Las Vegas Dec 22, 2016 at 10:09 PM

      Heading to Las Vegas on January 26 to 29. Would like to stay in great suite. Thinking palazzo or wynn or balliago. What would you say was the best. Want a nice view. And bedroom.

    • Traveling to Door County by plane from NC

      Door Creek Jan 3, 2017 at 12:30 PM

      Hello. In August of 2017 we will be traveling from Raleigh Durham Airport, NC to Clark Lake in Door County, WI. We are frequent Southwest Airlines fliers, so we would like to use our Southwest earned miles, but are not sure of the best airport to fly to. We know we will be renting a car to reach Door County from whatever airline we select. We are thinking Green Bay or Milwaukee, but are not sure whether SWA travels to Green Bay, or if the difference in cost would make it more economical to drive a rental from Milwaukee. Looks like a 2 1/2 hr drive from there to Door county. Thanks in advance for any help

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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

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      PHX Car Rental transfers, eating and shopping.

      Phoenix Dec 28, 2016 at 2:32 AM

      i am flying out of Phoenix which is an airport I've not been through previously. Can anyone advise ease of transfer from dropping off (Alamo) car hire and navigating through to Departures Terminal 3? I think it may involve a shuttle - if so how regularly do they run (6:30 - 7:30 am. Travelling alone so no one to share luggage humping with. Potentially I could check in car the night previous and use an airport hotel (would need transfer for that though?) but hoping that traffic will be reasonable at that hour in the morning on a Wednesday even if I had to navigate short stretch of I10 over Salt River? Also too early for breakfast at hotel so any suggestions in Terminal? Guessing that the shopping will be the usual gift oriented and duty free goodies - or should I save back some dollars - wishful thinking that I'll have any!

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      Helicopter flights

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 7:50 AM

      Looking at different deals for helicopter flights,am i better of booking in advancing,or do you think i can organise while i am there? Does anyone have any recomendations as well? Many thanks

    • South rim Grand Canyon tours

      Grand Canyon Jan 2, 2017 at 3:15 AM


      Thinking of driving to grand canyon rather than getting bus, what is the best type of tour to do? Walk/drive?

    • Suitable for swimming on Big Island of Hawaii in April?

      Hawaii (Big Island) Dec 28, 2016 at 7:05 PM

      Can anyone tell me about water temps in Kona/Kohala area during mid-April? Is it warm enough for swimming and snorkeling?

    • Road Trip from NJ to Grand Canyon

      New Jersey Dec 27, 2016 at 5:53 PM

      We are planning a 4 week round trip. We want to see Mount Rushmore and the St. Louis Arch. What else on the route is best to see? What is the best route?

      Thank you!

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      A days road trip - Tucson to Phoenix?

      Arizona Dec 25, 2016 at 11:24 AM

      I have one day to spend heading back to Phoenix for my flight the following day. Rather than head straight up interstate I had thought about a detour to take in the Salt River area - would really like to get a view of the wild horses there if the chance arose. Could do with final night accommodation within an hour of PHX. Any suggestions for route and places to stay would be welcome. Please bear in mind that I am travelling solo so need to be a little aware of safety. Thanks everyone.

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      10 Day Trip - Algarve & Seville

      Alaska Dec 22, 2016 at 7:53 AM

      My wife and I are spending 10 days in the Algarve area next April. We fly in and out of Faro. I'm thinking of staying in three or four different locations and would like to do a circular tour in our hire car. It seems sensible to take in Seville. Any ideas for towns where a couple of nights would be a pleasant experience? Our interests are history, culture and moderate walking. Phil C

    • Best driving route

      Worcester Dec 19, 2016 at 6:52 PM

      What is the best route from Worcester,Ma. to Orlando,Fl. to avoid traffic like NY and DC and any half decent hotels or motels you would recommend along the way? thankyou


    • Your tips for safe travelling

      Hollywood Dec 19, 2016 at 9:08 AM

      Hello everyone,
      Me and my husband are going to travel to America for the first time. We are European citizens and we are going to travel by car. The problem is that our English skills are poor and we don't know the areas safe for living or even driving through. We are planning to stay at Casa del Sol Beach Studios. The address is 333 Palm Street, Hollywood, FL 33019. What do you think about that place and its neighborhoods? Is it safe to travel by car from Miami to Key West? East and West Florida coasts? Thank you in advance.

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      Best site for renting house or Condo Short term?

      United States of America Jan 13, 2017 at 9:22 AM

      Figured I had better ask this now, as can't later. My husband and I generally travel with a 5-th wheel trailer, but are considering maybe trying out staying in a condo, apartment, house, etc. short term instead in the coming years. This would be for a 2 - 3 week stay in the US. So far I have found HomeAway and VRBO as possible helpful sources. I would appreciate any advice as to if these are the best ones, and/or are there others that are also valuable sources.

    • Rental Car GPS replacement

      United States of America Jan 12, 2017 at 8:09 AM

      We will rent a car in fall 2017 in the USA for about 3 Weeks.

      I noticed that all the rental companies want to charge arount 150-500$ for a Navigation System. This is really much, compared to the 1500$ rental cost!!

      They will use these standart "window mount" navigation devices i guess.
      We don't want to pay that much, so i was looking for options.

      Would you reccomend buying a GPS in an eletronic store?
      I saw a lot of them for like 80-120$, and if you once have one, you can use it on all your future travels in us

      Since where not from us, a device that tells us the current speed limit would be nice!:)

    • Suggestions while in Alaska

      Alaska Jan 6, 2017 at 1:05 AM

      Planning a trip to Alaska on 18feb for about 1week. Planning to catch the northern lights. Do you think its the right time? Will fly into Anchorage and will take the train to Fairbank. Will spend a few days there. Any recommended place to visit? Thought of renting a car to move around, is it a good idea? Or good to just join any tours? Will spend a few days too in Anchorage after Fairbank. Any suggestions where and its a must to visit while in Alaska? Top priority is to try catch the northern lights. Recommended place to be? Thanks and hear from all of you.

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      Hotel, activities, surfing recommendations?

      Maui Jan 2, 2017 at 4:13 PM

      Hi everyone,

      It's been a while since I've written. Well it's time for another trip. I'm hoping to go to Maui to experience Hawaii for the first time with my husband

      I don't know much about Hawaii. Just know they have great coffee and a great place to learn to surf.

      Does anyone know of a great hotel near the waters with a nice beach that's also near activities like surfing, snorkelling, hiking, kayaking? We like the adventure type of vacations.

      Hopefully to get some ideas and not break the bank.


    • 500 block of Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach 23451 in 2002-2003

      by PattyS18 Online Now 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??

    • Kempsville

      by KristienaS Online Now 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

      by steinmetzc Online Now 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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      First time going to Virginia Beach

      by toishamay Online Now Jun 29, 2014 at 7:39 AM

      Me & my friends are planning to come to VA Beach, not planning and staying over night. Is there parking facilities near the beach.

      1 Answer Jun 30, 2014 at 7:13 AM
    • Hotel close to the beach

      by Beansy Online Now Jun 4, 2014 at 6:09 PM

      Ocean front hotels in Va Beach are pricey. Do you have any suggestions for nearby hotels that are less than $100? We will be staying there on the first week of July for 5 nights.

    • hotel stay

      by evvy Online Now May 12, 2014 at 11:02 AM

      how is the ramada oceanfront
      is it a good location
      are there restaurants around the ramada

      1 Answer May 12, 2014 at 1:39 PM
    • Walking in VA Beach late at night

      by JMPask Online Now Feb 15, 2014 at 6:48 PM

      Is it safe for a female to walk alone from 19th and Pacific Avenue to the Springhill Suites at 901 Atlantic Avenue at about Midnight on a weeknight in February?

      3 Answers Feb 16, 2014 at 1:56 AM
    • Ladies Night Out...

      by MischievousOne Online Now Jan 22, 2014 at 6:01 PM

      My girlfriend is turning 50 this weekend...we wanted to head to the beach for a girls night out...are there any male strip clubs at the beach on Saturday nights?

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      Bingo In the Virginia Beach Area?

      by rakmedeiros Online Now Oct 10, 2013 at 12:51 AM

      Is there somewhere to play Bingo in Virginia Beach or in the surrounding area?

      1 Answer Oct 10, 2013 at 9:47 AM
    • Driving Route

      by adgosha Online Now Oct 9, 2013 at 11:04 AM

      How do I get from Portsmouth Naval Hospital to Virginia Beach (Independence Area) if both the Midtown and Downtown are closed.

      1 Answer Oct 9, 2013 at 2:52 PM
    • Night club and bar

      by GeorgeWarner Online Now Sep 4, 2013 at 5:10 AM

      Me and my friends finding the best bar and club in Virginia Beach for parties and celebration, where we can enjoy and spend our quality time.

    • alternate route

      by SAND04 Online Now Aug 3, 2013 at 1:15 PM

      I will going from pgh pa to virginia beach and am looking for an alternate way to go without using I - 95 everytime I make this trip it takes 12 or more hrs when only it should take 8There always seems to be stopped traffic for no reason on 95 hope you can help

      1 Answer Aug 3, 2013 at 1:27 PM
    • September?

      by ErinRub83 Online Now Jul 24, 2012 at 7:55 AM

      My husband and I are going to Virginia Beach Sept 9th for a few nights for our anniversary. How is the weather, and is everything still open?

      2 Answers Aug 2, 2015 at 9:21 AM

      by SHARIZIO Online Now Jan 5, 2012 at 7:56 AM


    • lodging

      by optisaurus Online Now Jun 21, 2011 at 5:21 PM

      ocean front boardwalk lodging for 2 adults 5 children

    • Birthday weekend wtih tthe girls

      by vabeachtrip Online Now May 27, 2011 at 11:28 AM

      Hi my name is Shatema and myself and about 8 of my friends are coming to VA beach for the weekend. We have a couple of ideas of what we want to do but was wondering if you could help.

      What are some good 18 and up clubs?

      What are some good bars?

      What are some good beaches to visit?

      We want to go out friday for a nice dinner any ideas for that?

    • First timers to Virginia Beach

      by edwards1 Online Now Mar 4, 2011 at 9:22 AM

      Does anyone know of anyway to drive to Virginia Beach from Ohio that does not involve having to cross over bridges? Low, flat and wide bridges are fine, but nothing high, arched or narrow. Crazy request I know, but much thanks to anyone able to help!

      2 Answers Apr 28, 2011 at 4:06 PM
    • Music on Atlantic Ave in Virginia Beach VA

      by jtrept Online Now Nov 1, 2010 at 8:27 PM

      On October 13, 2010 I was on Atlantic Ave in Virginia Beach, VA walking along the side of the street that has the stores on it and there was music coming from speakers hanging from the street lights I imagine. Can you tell me where the music was coming from (radio station or a store?) I'm interested in finding out the name of a song that was playing.

      Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

      1 Answer Nov 2, 2010 at 9:16 AM
    • No Cursing Sign

      by kellyjh Online Now Oct 20, 2010 at 7:04 PM

      I was at Virginia Beach this spring and did alot of shopping on the Ocean Front Strip Stores. I had bought a no Cursing sign like the ones that are on alot of the streets there and need to know how I can find which store has these and how I can get one. Thanks for any help.

    • bars Navy sailors hang out

      by pappap14 Online Now Jun 2, 2010 at 7:46 AM

      What are some of the local bars that sailors hang out at?

      1 Answer Jun 2, 2010 at 1:23 PM
    • trolley

      by kathyearly Online Now May 29, 2010 at 3:43 PM

      i have heard that you can rent a trolley for events. i"d like information and prices. thanks.

      2 Answers Jul 16, 2014 at 12:43 AM
    • First timers Driving From NY: Can we get to VA Beach WITHOUT going thru any tunnels?

      by jewelgal Online Now May 23, 2010 at 9:18 AM

      We will be driving I-95 most of the way - we do NOT want to go thru any tunnel esp. the chesap. bridge tunnel. Can we get to VA Bch without going thru any tunnel, even the Baltimore tunnel and the Hamptons rd tunnel?

      Can you review our GPS directions and let us know if it does or doesn't have tunnels on the route?? We'd REALLY appreciate it!

      Here are the directions as per our GPS:
      I plugged it into the GPS , can u check the route to see if we go through tunnels?
      1. I-95 South

      2. Keep left onto I-95 S/SR-141 to Newark/Baltimore

      3. Exit 4A right to SR-1/SR-7 to Christiana

      4. Keep right on Hwy 1S

      5. Keep left on Dupont Blvd

      6. Keep left on Worcester Hwy

      7. Left on Ocean Hwa

      8. Right to US-60 to VA Beach

      9. Left on Shore Dr

      10. Keep right to Great Neck Rd

      11. Left on First Colonial Rd

      12. Left on Wisconsin Ave

      13. Continue on I-264 E

      14. Right on Atlantic Ave

      3 Answers May 24, 2010 at 7:19 AM
    • Dog Walking on the beach

      by SandyMoulton Online Now Apr 14, 2010 at 11:53 AM

      I will be in the Residence Inn Mariott Oceanfront last week in May. We are taking our dog and was wondering if there is any restrictions on walking our dog on the beach? Thank you, Sandy

      3 Answers Apr 14, 2010 at 5:25 PM
    • The Cavalier on the Hill

      by CardCraze Online Now Nov 14, 2008 at 4:25 PM

      What happened to the hotel? As a paranormal investigator I checked dates for check in every day until April 2009! Is the hotel under renovations? Do I just have to book like 2 years in advance? It isn't closed is it? Help is appreciated!

      1 Answer Nov 14, 2008 at 8:05 PM
    • Need help and advise

      by Koolgram Online Now Aug 9, 2008 at 7:06 AM

      I might be attending a convention at the Virginia Beach Convention center in November 2008. Having never been there before I have no clue as to were this is located but seem to think it is not too far from the beach. Ihave been told th is is the off season at the beach and rates should be cheaper so would like advice as to where would be a good place to stay to have access to both the beach and the convention center so I can attend my meeting but also enjoy the beach. Hope someone would give me some advise. Thanks

      4 Answers Jul 31, 2011 at 7:46 PM
    • Bachelorette Weekend - Place to Stay?

      by ABride Online Now Jul 29, 2008 at 6:46 PM

      We are looking to head to VA Beach in mid-September 2008 for a bachelorette party. We would prefer to rent a house or condo that can accommodate 8 women instead of getting a bunch of hotel rooms. What part of VA Beach should we be looking in? We don't want to be far from the nightlife. If hotels are in a more convenient area, which hotels should we look in to? We don't want to spend too much on lodging and a place where we can eat some meals in is what we are looking for. Any information on fun places to go as far as nightlife is appreciated as well. Thanks!

    • website?

      by a7xangel4life Online Now Jul 17, 2008 at 6:18 PM

      do they have a website? if they do can you PLEASE tell me, i really need it. if they don't have a website than can you give me ALL the info to contant them (besides phone)
      thanks for your help

      3 Answers Jan 14, 2010 at 5:06 PM
    • The wave trolley

      by susanoplinger Online Now Jun 27, 2008 at 5:23 PM

      My question is, how late in the season does the service run? Is it still running through the beginning of Oct.? Thanks

      1 Answer Jun 29, 2008 at 4:16 AM
    • 20 years of age

      by stephanie6503 Online Now Jun 17, 2008 at 11:44 AM

      Hello. Me and my husbund are coming to VA beach on June 27-29 for a little get away. The only problem that we have ran into is that we are both only 20 years old and cant kind a hotel that will let us stay there because of our age. I dont know what to do and I dont think this is far. If anyone can help please contact me. my email address is

      2 Answers Jun 20, 2008 at 10:32 AM
    • COLD WATER!!!

      by simpsonland Online Now May 23, 2008 at 4:42 PM

      My family and I are going to virginia beach on June 9th and because of the cold weather, we are afraid the ocean water will be too cold for the kids. Can anyone tell me if they have been there this time of year and what the water was like?

      2 Answers May 24, 2008 at 12:28 PM