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I'm planning a cycling trip from Pensacola to New Orleans. It'll essentially be Pensacola FL to Gulf Shores, AL; Gulf Shores to Mobile; Mobile to Biloxi; and Biloxi to New Orleans. Just wondering if anyone has ever done any/all stretches and has any tips, warnings, etc. Thanks!
Two of us want to go to SF in January next year for two weeks
We would like to rent cheap accommodation (at least twin beds) rather than hotels
Any suggestions? Or a cheap friendly hotel?
We also want to use some of that time to explore the area without a car. I think that Yosemite is probably out of the question at that time of year.
Is this simply the wrong time of year to go?
I have a dilema: there is so much offer for fishing trips in the Keys. I've narrowed my seach to Key West and Islamorada. I am open to deep sea fishing but am more interested in fishing the flats(no fly fishing). Could anyone recommend good operators?
Myself and my girlfriend will be travelling to folly beach in S.C. for 2 months this summer for work and are just looking into things to do while we are there. We will only have 1 day a week free so whatever we do will have to be close by. We both love the outdoors and adrenaline filled activites.
Any help would be great.
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i'm thinking of making a 3 week journey to BC and western Alaska in the first 3 weeks of October. how is the weather there at that time? how easy is it to travel around? will be using public transportation or hitch hiking.
thank you for the help!
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Hi, my girlfriend and I are planning on taking a road trip from Miami to San Fran from mid June for 35-40 days.
The major stops we are wanting are as followed but was just wanting any advise on places we could stay on the way or off the track a little. We have a van we can sleep in etc. Also places that will be worth a stay.
We want to hit:
San Fran/ San Fran Area
Any help/tips would be great. Thanks
We have a reservation with the Trump Hotel in downtown Las Vegas.
Can anyone recommend a place where we can park a 28" RV for 2 nights?
I am aware that Circus Circus offers an RV campground for $48.00 per day but we are looking for a parking spot only.
I'm travelling to the US in September for work, but have a few days free. On the Friday 14th I'm at a meeting in Philadelphia, then Mon-Weds I'm in Boston for a conference. I then fly home on the Sunday.
I'm wondering whether to head to Boston on Sat 15th, so I have a total of 6 days (free) in Boston. Or whether to spend a day or two in Philadelphia?
For persepective - I'll be couchsurfing, I like museums, wandering the streets, bars and live music. I recently went to Chacago and Milwaukee. I preferred Chicago...
What would you do??
My boyfriend and I 26 and 33, are planning a USA trip (from sunny Melbourne, Australia) for the whole month of September. We want a taste of Mexico, food music, beaches. Then the architecture, music and culture of New Orleans. Then to Miami for a dose of cocktails, beaches, Art Deco architecture, a Love of mine, then to New York, thinking Soho or Meat packing district for of course shopping and normal tourist sites. Neither of us have been any of these places. We are really looking for a vibrant fun time, good food, music and good accommodation.
The plan at this stage is:
Saturday 1st Depart Melbourne mid day- arrive in LA Mid Day
5 nights in Isle Mujers via Can Cun
3 nights in New Orleans
5 nights in Miami
8 nights in New York
Thur 27 the Septmeber New York/LA/Melbourne
Am interested if anyone has any thoughts if this order is good, or if we should start in ... more »
I have non-cancellable flights and hotel booked in downtown chicago for 6-11 june. To cut short, my wife now cant go and i'm faced with a serious waste of money or i could say 'what the heck' and go it alone.
What is chicago like as a destination to visit alone? Doing a bit of sightseeing, shopping, reading on the beach doesn't sound so bad to me but what about bars and restaurants? - would i look out of place by myself or is it possible to just sit there wth a book maybe and enjoy the vibe?
It has recently come to my attention that apartment accommodation in NY as listed on sites like airbnb may not be legal, not to mention, may be a scam....
I will be travelling with my almost 2yo, so an apartment in a quite location would be perfect for us!
What legitimate options do we have?
I am in Kamloops BC at the moment and need to cross the US border and back to activate a new visa.
I don't have a car and am looking for the cheapest/easiest way to cross. If possible to go there and back in one day that would be best.
I have looked into flights from Kelowna and Calgary to Seattle and other cities in Washington but this seems a bit expensive.
The Oroville/Osoyoos crossing looks closest to Kamloops on the map and there seems to be a Greyhound bus from Kamloops to Osoyoos. It is from here that I am a bit stuck. Does anyone know how to cross the border without a car? Can it be done on foot or is that a silly question?! Could I take a taxi? Or is there a public bus that I could take?
Has anyone done this border crossing? Does anyone envisage a problem with the US border security if I am only crossing for a couple of hours or one night?
Or doe... more »
As the subject line says I'm looking for a suggestion of a good place to stop for lunch on the drive from Anchorage to Denali NP?
Somehow I got stuck planning the family road trip this summer...anyway. The parentals, my 13 year old brother and I (17/female) will be flying from the East Coast to Phoenix and then meandering our way to San Francisco. I've got the itinerary mostly planned out (see end of post) but I'm just curious about the awesome little places that aren't as famous as, say, the Grand Canyon. The main focus of the trip is the outdoorsy stuff - I'll be spending a week backpacking in Sequoia while the rest of my family will be on a trip up by Lake Tahoe (both trips organized by the Sierra Club). That said, we'll be finishing in San Fran and I'm totally open to hearing any suggestions about cool museums/various cultural activities along the way. The trip is from Aug 4th - Aug 26th.
Also, we'll probably be camping for most of the nights and I'm already working on reservations for t... more »
We're in the early stages of planning our 3rd trip to Alaska, which will take place next summer (2013) in either early season (late May into early/mid June) or - most likely - late season (mid August to mid September). Since we're becoming Alaska veterans, I figure it's time we start getting off the beaten path a bit, so I'm looking for a way we can spend one week of our next trip away from the road system. The issue is, we're experienced campers and hikers but do not feel comfortable undertaking a serious solo expedition through the bush, nor does our budget allow for a $500+ per person per day guided tour. So, we're looking for something to do that's off the beaten path but not crazy expensive or outside our comfort zone.
For example, last year on our first trip to Alaska, we spent a few days at Brooks Camp at Katmai. That was perfect because it didn't break the bank and we were... more »
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