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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

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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!

    • backpacks?

      by flaker007 Online Now Jul 6, 2014 at 7:27 AM

      can you bring a backpack into busch gardens?

      1 Answer Jul 6, 2014 at 7:48 AM
    • Historic Triangle ticket??? And more...

      by jachbach Online Now Oct 27, 2013 at 12:58 PM

      We are planning a week's trip to the Williamsburg area in early December and have some questions about the Historic Triangle multi-day pass.

      1. If we have a NPS Golden Access Pass that gets us in to the Colonial National Historic Park, will that get us in to everything we would see or want access to with the Historic Triangle pass? We are trying to avoid paying extra for something we already have access to.

      2. If we DON'T have to buy the Historic Triangle Pass, is it best to buy the Williamsburg multi-day pass online ahead of time or just get it when we get there? Any discounts available, like for seniors?

      3. Can we still see the demonstrations and outdoor activities without a pass?

      4. At the time we are coming (early December), if we plan to spend only 2 days (maybe 3) actually in Historic Williamsburg, is that sufficient time to see most of the places, demonstrations, etc that we might want to see? Are there limits to what is available in winter?

      5. How much time would you recommend we allow for Jamestowne & Yorktowne?

      6. Any further information and suggestions are greatly appreciated.


      2 Answers Oct 27, 2013 at 2:09 PM
    • Tour bus from Williamsburg to Washington DC

      by pmlink Online Now Oct 16, 2013 at 2:57 PM

      Two of us are planning a trip to Williamsburg and thought it would be nice to visit DC while we were so close. Since we're both seniors with walking concerns, a guided tour would be nice. Any suggestions on reasonably priced tour operators?

      2 Answers Oct 18, 2013 at 9:08 AM
    • Additional charges for key buildings, events, etc

      by sbr3 Online Now Sep 22, 2013 at 8:18 AM

      IF I purchase the senior admission pass, what are the additional charges for the Governors Palace and Capitol tours?

      1 Answer Sep 22, 2013 at 8:41 AM
    • bus

      by Worldsbestnana01 Online Now Jul 18, 2013 at 5:07 AM

      We are going to Williamsburg Plantation and need a bus from Amtrack to this site. Is there a bus ?

      1 Answer Jul 18, 2013 at 9:17 AM
    • travel from DC to Willimasburg

      by smahhgoub Online Now Mar 12, 2013 at 10:18 AM

      I am coming from Washington DC to Williamsburg via Amtrak is Great wolf lodge accessible from Amtrak station

      3 Answers Mar 12, 2013 at 12:48 PM
    • Pets

      by esfreeman1 Online Now Aug 8, 2012 at 7:03 AM

      Are pets allowed and what are the rules regarding pets?

      2 Answers Aug 8, 2012 at 10:59 AM
    • Traveling with teens/children

      by nerftenn Online Now Jun 20, 2012 at 6:18 AM

      I am taking a group of children and teens from Chattanooga to Williamsburg for an educational fun trip. Any suggestions on fun things to do on the way?

      2 Answers Jun 20, 2012 at 11:11 AM
    • Where to stay: Williamsburg or Richmond

      by inna1978 Online Now Nov 8, 2011 at 6:41 AM

      We are planning driving tour to Virginia (2 couples) and debating where we should book hotel: in Williamsburg or Richmond. Since they are really close to each other we definitely want to visit both towns. We are talking about 2 nights. I see there are a lot of interesting things to do in the evening in Williamsburg, from the other hand - there are tons of nice restaurants in Richmond. Please help!:-)

      Thanks in advance!

      10 Answers Nov 10, 2011 at 5:50 AM
    • Special

      by TheresaL Online Now Oct 3, 2011 at 11:27 AM

      My family will be visiting Colonial Williamsburg this weekend. I was just wondering if there is anything they do special for birthdays? We will be celebrating a birthday on Saturday and I wanted what we could do. Also, any suggestions on a tavern we should visit on Saturday night? We have 3 young children with us so anything we do needs to be somewhat kid friendly. Any help and tips would be really appreciated! Thanks so much!

      2 Answers Oct 3, 2011 at 2:01 PM
    • Tour bus from Washington, D.C. to Williamsburg, Virginia

      by sddaj Online Now Feb 13, 2011 at 4:00 PM


      Doe anyone know of a tour bus (or other reasonably priced and quick transportation) that goes from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to Williamsburg, Virginia? I'm having a difficult time locating one on the internet and would appreciate any help. Thanks so much.

      5 Answers Feb 14, 2011 at 4:09 AM
    • Camping In WIlliamsburg?

      by drillsar Online Now Jan 31, 2011 at 10:24 AM

      I'm going Camping this year in Williamsburg in August, It's down to 2 Resorts.

      KOA Williamsburg or chickahominy riverfront park, I think KOA is closer to everything like Busch Gardens, etc

      Koa is Expensive, chickahominy riverfront park Is cheaper but is it clean? Im not to concerned about activities, I am concerned about clean restrooms, etc. Also Does KOA have security? chickahominy riverfront park probably dont so thats a concern I guess.

      I went to williamsburg as a kid a long time ago and I remember something like how guns are made, blacksmith is this in colonial williamsburg? Also the Ghost Walk I heard there is two

      1 Answer Jan 31, 2011 at 10:51 AM
    • Help Needed - Driving Directions from NYC Area to Williamsburg, VA BUT using ..

      by pksmr Online Now Aug 2, 2010 at 9:10 AM

      the Chesapeake Bay.

      We typically travel via 95, we would like to go over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, can you help with directions please?

      3 Answers Aug 2, 2010 at 11:48 AM
    • shuttle services?

      by lphill Online Now Jun 26, 2010 at 6:18 AM

      Are there shuttle services to the Lodge from Newport News International Airport? We are flying in for a conference and didn't particularly want to rent a car for the 3 days. Thank you!

      1 Answer Sep 27, 2010 at 12:03 PM
    • Hotel for Granny

      by grannie Online Now Oct 4, 2009 at 8:05 PM

      Granny and 10 year old arriving/departing via Amtrak. Do not care to rent a car - perfer to walk or use public transit. Can you suggest safe, clean, but low cost hotel near both Amtrak station and Colonial Williamsburg?
      Thank you -

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      Nightlife in colonial Williamsburg?

      by throwinj Online Now Oct 20, 2008 at 5:29 PM

      Group of us late twentysomething/early thirty's are heading down to Williamsburg the weekend of the 24th of October. We're going to hit Howl o Scream Fri and Sat night but will leave the park Saturday night around 10pm to check out some of the nightlife in Williamsburg. We are staying at a hotel on Richmond Rd and would be awesome if i can get any advice on a 'pub crawl' for that area. Also if there are any clubs for dancing in the area, i could sure use the info thanks!

      1 Answer Oct 31, 2008 at 10:46 AM
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      Advice for Honeymoon

      by heatherhendrix Online Now Sep 25, 2008 at 4:10 PM

      I would like all the advice I can get on what to do in Williamsburg, VA. My fiance and I are going there on our honeymoon that last week in October. I have looked at all there is to do there and I have no idea where to start. Should I buy a travel package deal or should I wait till we get there to buy tickets? Also advice on where to stay would be nice. We are wanting a nice hotel, but not too pricey. We aren't going to be in it that much so we would rather use our money on other things. But we don't want to stay in a run down place either. We thought about driving out to VA Beach one of our days and viewing all the lighthouses and attractions out there. But we are more interested in the colonial part so that's where we want to spend the majority of our trip. So any suggestions would be great.

      Heather Crane/Hendrix (to be)

      3 Answers Nov 25, 2015 at 3:56 AM
    • williamsburg trip

      by tinadr Online Now Jul 6, 2008 at 11:37 AM

      were planning on visiting williamsburg for 5-6 days this July. Is it better to buy the 7-4-1 ticket or buy individually

      1 Answer Jul 6, 2008 at 11:45 AM
    • christiana cambell tavern

      by ewileman Online Now Jan 13, 2008 at 11:42 AM

      We visited your restaraunt several years ago and enjoyed the small mini corn muffins. I am unable to locate a recipe for these. Can you help?

      2 Answers Jan 14, 2008 at 3:55 PM
    • The Raleigh Tavern

      by tsraleigh Online Now Oct 14, 2007 at 9:09 AM

      Is it at all possible to hold a small wedding ceremony (40 people) at The Raleigh Tavern? It would be in a years time.
      Tim Raleigh

      1 Answer Oct 14, 2007 at 5:42 PM
    • Breakfast tour

      by vangulickn Online Now Apr 27, 2007 at 7:40 AM

      I'm coming to Williamsburg with a car club and we would like to get out early in the morning, drive for a while, then stop for breakfast, then drive back. Perhaps 30 miles out for the drive. Is there a great place to stop for breakfast along a route 30 miles out in either direction. Preferably a pretty ride. Maybe on the way to Yorktown, Norfolk, etc.
      We could have as many as 20 or 30 descend on the resturant at one time so we need either a couple of ideas or a large place.
      Thank you,

      1 Answer May 9, 2007 at 3:38 AM
    • Nice Hotels near Williamsburg Winery

      by LadyT1 Online Now Apr 20, 2007 at 5:02 AM

      Can anyone suggest a real nice and clean hotel near the Williamsburg Winnery?

      1 Answer Apr 21, 2007 at 7:12 AM
    • embroidered stockings

      by karenhuntley Online Now Feb 18, 2007 at 4:35 AM

      im keen to come and buy some embroidered stockings-can you send detailka? Best wishes

      1 Answer Feb 18, 2007 at 7:06 AM
    • Old Time Resturante

      by sahurst Online Now Feb 8, 2007 at 6:40 PM

      I am taking 12 high school students to Williamsburg in the spring. I am looking for a resturante with an old time theme. OR even a B&B that would hold a nice dinner for them.....any ideas would be great...

      2 Answers Feb 26, 2007 at 10:34 AM
    • Christmas Lunch at King's Tavern

      by Joiscardo Online Now Nov 20, 2006 at 7:22 PM

      Anyone had Christmas lunch at King's Tavern? What is the general menu and serving arrangement?

    • Thanksgiviing in Williamsburg

      by cblondie22 Online Now Sep 8, 2006 at 2:39 PM

      My family will be spending Thanksgivign 2007 in Williamsburg and I am looking for accomodations. I will need 6-7 rooms. I would love to stay in a historical home verus a hotel chain. Any suggestions? Can I rent rooms in a plantation?

      2 Answers Nov 13, 2006 at 10:15 AM
    • Special Activities in Williamsburg

      by michaelsmalley Online Now Jul 22, 2006 at 7:00 PM

      My wife and I are coming to Williamsburg next May (2007) for a week and someone told me next year was a special year for Williamsburg. Like 400th anniversary or something. If this is true do you know of any special activities going on that we might want to plan our trip around or is there a good web site to check on local activities. Thanks a lot.

      Mike S.

      3 Answers Aug 26, 2006 at 6:41 AM
    • Capital Landing Road

      by marymaryva Online Now Jun 7, 2006 at 3:45 PM

      Would someone know about the King William Inn (or is it the Travelodge King William?) We have reservations for next May there. We have previosly stayed at the Country Hearth Inn and Suites and have no complaints about that, the location was perfect. I would like to know about the Capital Landing Road area, is it safe? It seemed so last year. What can you tell me about the area around the King William? Any reviews would be appreciated.

      1 Answer Jun 10, 2006 at 8:07 AM
    • Music

      by Armidillar Online Now Jun 5, 2006 at 11:24 AM

      Is there any where in or around Williamsburg that has live music?

      1 Answer Jul 25, 2007 at 4:05 AM
    • Discounted Tickets 1 day only

      by chabab Online Now Apr 5, 2006 at 10:03 AM

      Looking for discounted one day only tickets to Colonial Williamsburg for two adults. Is there such a thing?