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Tips and resources for travel during blizzard 2015

Hi travelers,

Here are some tips and resources if traveling in the US at this time. Please add your own to the thread.

  1. Check the status of the weather and warnings in your area at weather.com and do not travel where a blizzard warning or travel advisory is in place. As of midday on Tuesday (Central Time) blizzard warnings were in place for parts of six states from eastern Long Island to southern and eastern New England. Bridges and public transportation systems remain closed in some areas.…
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Hacking Blizzard 2015

Got any tips for fellow travellers about things to do to pass time if you're stuck in an airport, waiting to sort out your travel plans?

Any games you can play to pass the time?

Grateful for your advice.

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Jason Lapene - Best Place for holidays

Hi I am Jason Lapene. I am planning to organize a trip with my friends and family in USA, but don't know exactly the best tourist places. Can anyone help me to get the list of best place where we can go to enjoy our holidays...

Thanks,
Jason

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The Cultural Demise of Amerikkka

There's no reason to go now. Look here.

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Cheap car rental options for Dalton Highway, Alaska?

I'm thinking of doing a road trip on Dalton Highway in Alaska this September. The few car rental companies I found online that specifically allow vehicles to go on Dalton Highway seem to be incredibly pricey, around the range of $700-$1000 for 3-4 days. I also saw online someone mentioning about National Car allowing people to drive on unpaved roads at an extra cost, but upon calling them, this is untrue.

I was just wondering if there are any other cheaper car rental options out there for me to…

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Where to hire a car north of Boston

We are an Australian couple who will be visiting north eastern America in Sept-Oct.We plan to have 4 days in Boston and then head north.We would like to hire a car to make the most of small towns etc but don't want to pick it up in Boston.I would be most grateful for any suggestions on where we could catch a coach or train to,and then pick up a rental car.We are planning 2 weeks in the New England/Maine region so would be very grateful for any must see places,and reasonably priced accommodation…

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Hiking in Yosemite park in winter and pregnant

Hi !

I'm currently planning a one week trip to San Francisco with my husband from Feb 14-21. We would love to go hiking in yosemite national park for 1 night/ 2 days but not sure how much hiking we can actually get done in winter. I'll be 23 weeks pregnant so I'm restricted with some of th winter activities and would like to avoid icy trails if possible. Is this possible in winter? Is it still worth it?

If so, which budget accommodations would you recommend in the area? We will rent a car so…