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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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      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Goodbye...

      Earth 11 hours ago

      Goodbye everyone.

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

      Cheers.

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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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    • Best LOCAL food restaurant

      by rstan2001 Online Now Oct 19, 2014 at 10:02 AM

      where can I find a restaurnat that serves the best LOCAL food ?

      1 Answer Oct 20, 2014 at 2:33 AM
    • The Transporter

      by kendr209 Online Now Jul 31, 2014 at 11:44 AM

      Has anyone had any doings with this car service? We are in MB, SC area and want to use them to take us to the ILM airport. Thanks.

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      Clean, cheap places near downtown to eat and sleep?

      by lmongov Online Now Apr 15, 2013 at 10:23 AM

      It has been a long time, since my last trip here. I would like to spend the bulk of my visit in the downtown area. Prices seem to have skyrocketed, so I am looking for value, customer service, fresh seafood.

      Failing this, my plan B is a reasonably priced hotel on the city bus line.

      I will be searching restaurants with traditional food, like clam fritters, shrimp burgers, spots and croakers, grits, ribs, Eastern Carolina slaw, hot breakfast sausage, iced tea sweetened while it's hot, corn bread, banana pudding, etc.

      I am appreciative of any advice that you may offer.

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      Wilmington and One Tree Hill

      by Lillian90 Online Now Jun 30, 2012 at 1:28 PM

      Hi!

      I'm going to Wilmington next week with my sister, mainly because we are fans of One Tree Hill and wanted to see some of the locations that has been used.
      Neither of us has a drivers license, but we would like to go over and see battleship North Carolina, as I understand it is across the river from downtown, but how do you get over there if you don't have a car? And does anyone know if it is possible to hire bikes in wilmington, i can't seem to find anything on the internet, other than a shop out near the beach?
      Most of the things we want to see from the show is within walking distance, but one of the houses is pretty far out (2314 tattersalls drive), and it is one that we would really like to see, do you have any ideas of how to get there from downtown :) ?

      And ideas and tips about wilmington in general will be greately appricated, thanks!

      5 Answers Jun 23, 2013 at 4:23 PM
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      Wilmington and Charelston

      by Lillian90 Online Now Apr 15, 2012 at 2:47 AM

      Hi there :)

      I'm going on a holiday with my sister this summer and i was thinking of doing something different and not so touristy(from a Dane's point of view) for the first part. I was thinking of having a week in Wilmington and Charleston, i have already checked that you can get flights from Denmark to Wilmington, though it is with a few stopovers, but how is it to get from the airport to accomodation, and around in generel if you don't have a car, would it be easy just to walk around?
      I was thinking of taking the greyhound from Wilmington to Charleston to get in some scenery in stead of flying, how are the greyhounds in the US i did a lot of travel on them when i traveled in Australia and didn't have any trouble with them at all but have read a few places on line that they are more dodgy in the US?
      And then would it even be possible for two girls do do anything these places without a car and just by walking around.
      Any help or tips would be appreciated :)
      Lillian

      7 Answers Apr 28, 2012 at 11:50 PM
    • ameristay hotel in willminton north carolina

      by cybill48 Online Now Mar 14, 2010 at 7:02 AM

      I would like the phone number of the hotel so I can book a reservation. I prefer not to do it online. thank you

      2 Answers Mar 14, 2010 at 8:06 AM
    • What's fun in Wilmington for 18 year old?

      by ljourneycake Online Now May 19, 2008 at 6:17 AM

      Hey I'm 18 and visiting for two weeks what's fun?

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      ILM airport parking

      by sorcieus Online Now Feb 8, 2008 at 6:41 AM

      Does anybody know if long term parking is available on ILM?

      Thank you

      1 Answer Feb 20, 2008 at 7:47 AM
    • Wilmington NC - Help Please

      by Beasteh Online Now Jun 29, 2006 at 3:53 AM

      OK, after my basic schoolboy error in not underlining the exact Wilmington I meant.

      Can anyone help with details about Wilmington NC?

      We're already booked into a hotel now, so that's sorted, but what's the nightlife like?
      Anyone got tips for us?
      Things to do, what to see?

      We're hoping to get some golf in, any ideas?
      I know there's loads of courses, but what about club hire? Save us carting our own over there.

      1 Answer Jul 14, 2006 at 6:57 AM
    • Hotels in Wilmington

      by Beasteh Online Now Jun 27, 2006 at 5:34 AM

      Just been trying to check some of them out and the reviews are a bit a threadbare to say the least...No photo's either.

      Can anyone give a decent guide to say a handful of reasonable places to stay please?
      It'd be much appraciated.

      5 Answers Jul 2, 2006 at 3:52 AM
    • The English are coming to Wilmington

      by Beasteh Online Now Jun 24, 2006 at 10:56 AM

      Hi there.
      We're coming over to watch some footy (soccer), our team Sheffield Wednesday are in the US to play some friendly games, we're playing the HAmmerheads, and I'm just wondering about what the night life, bars and food places are like in Wilmington.

      Obviously I've checked out the websites but I wouldn't mind a bit more feedback.

      Live music?
      Will we get some on an evening?

      Also we wouldn't mind doing a bit of bowling and golf.
      What's available for us?

      One last thing...
      Any of the locals going to watch the soccer?

      What's the soccer standard like?
      Anyone reading this going?

      Thanks,
      Steve:Beasie.

      3 Answers Jul 14, 2006 at 6:58 AM
    • Relocating to Wilmington/Cape Fear area

      by snsmackay Online Now Jun 20, 2006 at 8:58 PM

      My husband and I are planning on relocating to this area mid Jan or Feb of 2007 does anyone know of someone looking for a responsible older couple, with no kids, no pets to house sit for a few months till we can decide where we want to plant our feet. I am a freelance photographer and my husband will be looking for work in the delivery field for example Medical, Fed Ex, UPS etc... Any help or suggestions for either employment or housing would be greatly appreciated.
      Sincerely, Shannon & Scott

    • B&B's in Wilmington

      by cheriec Online Now Jan 3, 2005 at 5:44 PM

      My daughter and I would like to drive to Wilmington the week of March 13th and spend a few days in a B&B. Can we expect the weather to be warm mid-March? What is there to DO besides explore shops and walk along the beach? Are there any B&B's you would recommend? Thanks!

      2 Answers Jan 21, 2005 at 5:18 PM
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      What's hot

      by Brijb20 Online Now Nov 4, 2004 at 2:41 PM

      My wife and I will be visiting Wilmington for a few days in the begining of May 05. We like a drink, (beer), so would like some advice on where to go and anything else worthy of a visit while we're there. Cheers

      3 Answers Jan 19, 2005 at 8:46 AM
    • Wilmington to Salvo

      by SusanAW Online Now Sep 6, 2004 at 1:57 PM

      My husband and I will be arriving in Wilmington Sept. 10 and will go on to Salvo the next day for a week (if the weather cooperates). What's the best way to get to Salvo? How long will the trip take? Is there a good time of day (weekday) to take the ferry? Any tips on dining in the Salvo area? Thanks very much for any information you can give us.

    • Volunteer activities & water activities

      by DiannaD Online Now Sep 17, 2003 at 2:21 PM

      I am considering relocating to Wilmington. What volunteer environmental activities are available in this area? (my special interests are whales & dolphins.)

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2003 at 8:34 PM