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wife and I going to Arcadia National Park for a couple of days in the early fall. I see Trenton is nearby the park (on an island?) as well as Bar Harbor. I've heard about a few motels via TripAdvisor, but was hoping someone in the area can say whether or not Trenton is an okay town or should we try to stay in Bar Harbor? Wouldn't mind something a little scenic in a town so unless Trenton is a real zerio, it's possible.
Thanks! ANY SUGGESTIONS for motel-style or Inn accomodations with a price under $100 a night?
Hi! I'm planning on travelling to America for 3 weeks - 1 months with my partner! We want to start off in LA/San Francisco and end up in New York and stopping off in the different states in between!
I'll be 22 when we do this and I've had a full drivers license for 5 years! Now I know that if I was to rent a car I'd have to pay more fees for being a young driver, (my partner can't drive). It'll be just the two of us travelling and I feel it may be a big strain on myself to do all the driving. That's why I was wondering if any one has just got buses to different states instead of driving? I've only done very little research on this so any info would be helpful!
Any info on costs for the trip would be appreciated also! Thanks :)
Due to drought conditions, especially in Northern New Mexico, river rafting guides are shifting their trips further north into Colorado. Chama River, in Northern New Mexico, on the border with Colorado; upper Rio Grande near Taos; Animas River near Durango, Colorado; Piedra River near Pagosa Springs, Colorado; and Arkansas River near Salida, Colorado, will all be seeing more rafters this summer. Lighter weight, smaller boats are used to more easily navigate in low water.
Low water is a great time to learn kayaking. Its a great time to practice technique.
J.R. Logan, The Taos News; published in The Santa Fe New Mexican, 05/04/2013.
I'm in San Diego May 29-31, and am considering staying the weekend...
I would love to experience some really wonderful Nature in that part of the world... Joshua Tree is one place that seems fantastic.
I would rent a car, don't know where I'd stay, would rather camp, but don't think I'll be able to bring camping gear this trip (a business trip).
Would love to hear some ideas. Thank you!
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National Train Day is May 11. As described by Wikipedia
There are events at 200 or so locations. A bit of a rummage around the official site tells me that events include free hot dogs at the Rugby, North Dakota station, a model train sale in San Jose, special excursion trains from WAshington DC, and a big... more »
Does anyone know the best location to base yourself in for walks in the Berkshires?
The Homeland Security Department ordered border agents to verify that every international student who arrives in the U.S. has a valid student visa, according to an internal memorandum obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The new procedure is the government's first security change directly related to the Boston bombings.
The order, which is effective immediately, came from a senior official at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, David J. Murphy.
i'm Dana, it's my first time to America, i am planning to stay in NYC for one month, i want to visit the tourist attractions, understand people's life in NYC, which borough is better to choose to live? or maybe u have some suggestion, pls tell me
I need some information about Great salt lake desert tour.
It's my first time to Utah, so is there any travel agencies which deal the tour to the desert?
Not the lake, but the desert.
If so, you can recommend me some.
Thanks in advance
My husband and I have a 3 day stop over in Miami next week, en route to Ecuador. We want to spend one day at the Everglades and the other 2 days seeing the sights around South Beach and Downtown Miami.
We are on a budget as this is part of a 9 month roud the world trip so am trying to work out the cheapest and most convenient way to do this. Is it necessary to hire a car to get to the Everglades or can the park be reached by public transport or by an organised day trip? If we do need to hire a car, is it easy enough to just hire one for the day when we arrive rather than booking in advance? I have looked at hiring a car for all 3 days, picking up and dropping off at the airport, but am concerned parking might be a problem on the 2 days we are not at the Everglades?
And is it better to stay at South Beach or Downtown Miami? We won't be going out on nights out, just out for dinner... more »
Hi, first post on here so if I break some unwritten forum rules I apologise in advance!
Me and a friend are planning on doing some traveling in August along the west coast between SF and LA, we've allocated 10 days for the trip between the two (with 5/6 days in each city at either end).
We're looking to rent a car and drive it stopping at places along the way, we're both 22 and have little knowledge of what to do in America!
Please could some travelers more experienced than I point me in the right direction of the best things to do between the two. Looking to experience a mixture between nightlife and culture, sightseeing and generic tourism! Any tips on car hire would also go down a treat.
I am planning a camping trip to Colorado over the 4th of July to mountain bike raft, and hike. I am looking for a destination that has:
1) supreme mountain biking trails
2) river rafting
Our group is very interested in riding some trails that we can't ride back home (Texas). We have never rafted, so I am sure any experience will be good, and want to climb a mountain maybe an 8 or so.
After doing some research there are tons of places to go and it’s hard to decipher which would be best for our plans.
I'm going to be in Washington DC most of next week and was thinking about taking the Amtrak up to Philadelphia for a day since I've never been there. I was wondering about how much the round trip Amtrak fare would be? Also what sorts of things are there to see in the city. Obviously the Liberty Bell, I'm not sure what else. I'm really interested in Revolutionary War/ Colonial history and I know they have a lot of that! What is the best cheesesteak in town? And finally, is Philly pretty much walkable?
I am a huge idiot and booked return flights from australia to the US over a 3 month period - without actually checking it was only 90 days (it turns out that our stay is 91).
I booked cheap flights that aren't easily changeable. I am planning on traveling through Mexico, Guatemala and Costa Rica during this time, and am actually only spending 3 weeks in total in the US. I know that on entering the states you need a ticket out, but will it be necessary for me to pre book a ticket to Guatemala or Costa Rica to show that we will be leaving within the 90 days as well?
Any advice would be appreciated, as you can tell I don't have much experience in this area.
We have been trying for a couple of weeks to apply for a dayhike permit for the Pariah Canyon Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness Area to visit famous "The Wave" in October. But every time I try to log into www.blm.gov/az/st/en/arolrsmain/paria/coyote_buttes.html it says "server down".
Does anyone know if there is another way to apply for a permit in advance? If not - whatare our chances like to get a dayhike permit for "The Wave" by the lottery system, if we go there midweek in early October? We are two persons.
Every advice is much appreciated!
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