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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #280 on: May 18, 2013, 09:58:36 PM »
What's a good option close to the west cost? Based near SFO. I've visited all of CA and Las Vegas plenty of times. Any destinations nearby? I can drive or fly looking for something close. Hawaii seems like a good option and I'm looking at Puerto Vallarta since Hilton points are easy to get and the Hilton there seems like a decent option at 60k a night. Need some recommendations.
Aside from Hawaii. Vancouver and the grand canyon seem like obvious great choices.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #281 on: May 18, 2013, 10:00:33 PM »
What's a good option close to the west cost? Based near SFO. I've visited all of CA and Las Vegas plenty of times. Any destinations nearby? I can drive or fly looking for something close. Hawaii seems like a good option and I'm looking at Puerto Vallarta since Hilton points are easy to get and the Hilton there seems like a decent option at 60k a night. Need some recommendations.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #282 on: May 19, 2013, 04:21:07 PM »
Have 2 free Hyatt nights where would be best place to use it? Also can it be sold?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #283 on: May 19, 2013, 04:36:02 PM »
Have 2 free Hyatt nights where would be best place to use it? Also can it be sold?
Sell here use here
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #284 on: May 19, 2013, 04:39:13 PM »
Sports nut itin:

A. Tuesday morning>NFL HOF, Canton, OH.
B. Drive to and stay in Cooperstown, NY overnight
Wednesday morning>MLB HOF
C. Drive to and stay in Springfield, MA overnight
Thursday morning>NBA HOF
D. Drive to Boston
Thursday evening>Indians vs Red Sox at Fenway
Friday morning> Fly home to CAK/CLE

Am I crazy?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #285 on: May 19, 2013, 04:39:54 PM »
Sell here use here
omg thanks for ur response but it is way too far out for me.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #286 on: May 19, 2013, 04:42:56 PM »
omg thanks for ur response but it is way too far out for me.
Well Andaz 5th is a great hotel. Hard to give advice with out knowing what your looking for...
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #287 on: May 19, 2013, 04:49:13 PM »
Sports nut itin:

A. Tuesday morning>NFL HOF, Canton, OH.
B. Drive to and stay in Cooperstown, NY overnight
Wednesday morning>MLB HOF
C. Drive to and stay in Springfield, MA overnight
Thursday morning>NBA HOF
D. Drive to Boston
Thursday evening>Indians vs Red Sox at Fenway
Friday morning> Fly home to CAK/CLE

Am I crazy?
that first day is a lot of driving. after that it's very doable. why attach canton to the trip, you live close enough to go another time and it adds an hour to your trip
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #288 on: May 19, 2013, 04:51:53 PM »
Sports nut itin:

A. Tuesday morning>NFL HOF, Canton, OH.
B. Drive to and stay in Cooperstown, NY overnight
Wednesday morning>MLB HOF
C. Drive to and stay in Springfield, MA overnight
Thursday morning>NBA HOF
D. Drive to Boston
Thursday evening>Indians vs Red Sox at Fenway
Friday morning> Fly home to CAK/CLE

Am I crazy?
Going for the American hall-of-fame trifecta? Sounds great! You can always add Toronto for a quadfecta :))
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #289 on: May 19, 2013, 04:53:41 PM »
Well Andaz 5th is a great hotel. Hard to give advice with out knowing what your looking for...
I heard about Andaz but if i live in NY why would I wanna stay there just cuz its nice? I think a nice resort not far away makes more sense.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #290 on: May 19, 2013, 04:55:07 PM »
Sports nut itin:

A. Tuesday morning>NFL HOF, Canton, OH.
B. Drive to and stay in Cooperstown, NY overnight
Wednesday morning>MLB HOF
C. Drive to and stay in Springfield, MA overnight
Thursday morning>NBA HOF
D. Drive to Boston
Thursday evening>Indians vs Red Sox at Fenway
Friday morning> Fly home to CAK/CLE

Am I crazy?

Loved the MLB HOF but thought the NBA one was much less impressive. Fenway Park is amazing though (And I've been to 15+ ballparks)

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #291 on: May 19, 2013, 05:17:23 PM »
that first day is a lot of driving. after that it's very doable. why attach canton to the trip, you live close enough to go another time and it adds an hour to your trip
True, but a TR with all 3 of the great sport's HOF would be cool.  Maybe I'll go tomorrow or on Friday after arriving to CAK so that there's just ~6 hours of driving on Tuesday.  Or just save it for another time.

Loved the MLB HOF but thought the NBA one was much less impressive. Fenway Park is amazing though (And I've been to 15+ ballparks)
As in not even worth going to?
Have you done the NFL HOF? I haven't been there since I was a kid in camp.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #292 on: May 19, 2013, 05:18:35 PM »
True, but a TR with all 3 great sports HOF would be cool.  Maybe I'll go tomorrow or on Friday after arriving to CAK so that there's just ~6 hours of driving on Tuesday.
As in not even worth going to?
I did not enjoy it, but supposedly it's better since they renovated it
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #293 on: May 19, 2013, 09:26:46 PM »
True, but a TR with all 3 of the great sport's HOF would be cool.  Maybe I'll go tomorrow or on Friday after arriving to CAK so that there's just ~6 hours of driving on Tuesday.  Or just save it for another time.
As in not even worth going to?
Have you done the NFL HOF? I haven't been there since I was a kid in camp.

Never been to NFL Hall but not such a big football fan (or historian) so I doubt that I'd enjoy. Cooperstown was like a child in a candy shop for me. I couldn't get enough...

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #294 on: May 20, 2013, 03:01:43 PM »
Hi, I'm looking for some ideas for a late December trip to Asia with my wife.


So far I have 3 days in Beijing planned, and plan on spending another day in Dubai on the way back. That leaves me with 3 or 4 days to spend somewhere else.


Having gone to Chaing Mai last year and having an awesome time I'm looking for a place that will have lots of interesting things to do or beautiful scenery.



A couple of places I have thought of but rejected as of now:


New Zealand sounds awesome, but it would be peak season there so I want to try it a different time. I'm intrigued by Puket/ Ko Samai but I don't want to go back to the same country, even though it's in a different part of Thailand. Bali sounds good, but it sounds like most of what to do there is beaches and temples, each of which presents problems. From the research I have done it doesn't seem like there is much to do in Vietnam or Cambodia.


Anyone have any suggestions?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #295 on: May 20, 2013, 08:59:58 PM »
Sports nut itin:

A. Tuesday morning>NFL HOF, Canton, OH.
B. Drive to and stay in Cooperstown, NY overnight
Wednesday morning>MLB HOF
C. Drive to and stay in Springfield, MA overnight
Thursday morning>NBA HOF
D. Drive to Boston
Thursday evening>Indians vs Red Sox at Fenway
Friday morning> Fly home to CAK/CLE

Am I crazy?
It's on :D
(Minus the NFL HOF)
Booked hotels in Cooperstown, Springfield, and Boston.  Just need to wait for the Red Sox ticket prices to drop for Thursday's game on Stubhub :P
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #296 on: May 20, 2013, 09:01:37 PM »
It's on :D
(Minus the NFL HOF)
Booked hotels in Cooperstown, Springfield, and Boston.  Just need to wait for the Red Sox ticket prices to drop for Thursday's game on Stubhub :P

Nice! Is there a decent dive in/around Cooperstown?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #297 on: May 20, 2013, 09:06:04 PM »
Nice! Is there a decent dive in/around Cooperstown?
Avis already dropped a car off at my house 18 hours before the time of the ressie, one-way 3 day intermediate size rental for $100
Holiday Inn Express Cooperstown>$77
Sheraton Springfield>$94
Fairmont Copley Plaza 1 BR Suite>$800 Free
Airtran nonstop flight home>$120

Going with my Zayde and a brother, Priceless.
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« Reply #298 on: May 20, 2013, 09:13:26 PM »


Going with my Zayde and a brother, should be fun :)

Last line was supposed to be "Priceless"

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Last line was supposed to be "Priceless"

Remind me to hire you as my copy-editor ;)
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