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    Thread: Long weekend in Nov. Where to go?

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      06-13-2012 09:18 PM #1
      I want to travel between a Thurs and Mon in November for my birthday but I don't know where to go? I've got some airline miles to use for the flight and I want to keep it in the U.S.

      I won't be going to CA since I grew up there and have been 4 times in the last couple years, and I want a vacation, not a family visit. I've been tossing around the idea of going back to Portland and then a day or so in Hood River but I'm not sure yet. The wife wants to go tropical, but it's my birthday so while that could be fun, it's not the at the top of the list.

      Also, good public transportation would be nice so I won't have to rent a car or drive (I like to drink).

      So where is a cool place to go in early November?

    2. 06-18-2012 12:19 AM #2
      Vegas?

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      06-18-2012 09:03 AM #3
      Nah, been there too many times.

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      06-18-2012 03:17 PM #4
      Since you already said no to Vegas, why not Miami? It's always a party down there. Or what about NYC?
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      06-21-2012 08:34 PM #5
      tropical? Key West.
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    6. 06-22-2012 12:12 AM #6
      I suggest Switzerland.

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      06-22-2012 07:19 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by paraglidingswiss View Post
      I suggest Switzerland.
      I'd love to, but the weekend isn't that long.

      I'm thinking possibly Grand Cayman, Portland is still in the running, and also Disney World.

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      06-22-2012 08:43 AM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by leitmotif View Post
      I'd love to, but the weekend isn't that long.

      I'm thinking possibly Grand Cayman, Portland is still in the running, and also Disney World.
      haha, back in college, a couple of my friends literally did a weekend in Switzerland. Flew out, spent maybe 10 hours there, and then flew back. They felt it was worth it for the story itself
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    9. 06-22-2012 11:41 AM #9
      New Orleans, Tampa, Puerto Rico all have gambling.

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      07-03-2012 01:06 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by leitmotif View Post
      I'd love to, but the weekend isn't that long.
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      07-03-2012 07:13 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Mtl-Marc View Post
      He is a spammer.
      Oh, I see now. I usually check this at 5am after I wake up.

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      07-21-2012 08:55 PM #12
      Montreal -- Beautiful city/awesome food/awesome bars.

      NYC --- You can never go wrong.

      New Orleans -- Never been but want to go.

      Miami -- You get the somewhat tropical part/and drinking part.

      Long weekend in November also brings up the idea of going to Vermont for some skiing..

      ****... being in Texas and having miles to use I would hop over to Playa Del Carmen... I just got back this month and it was a GREAT time. And all you really need is the long weekend for that.

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      08-29-2012 10:35 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by slirt View Post
      tropical? Key West.
      good idea. perhaps more off the beaten path is Sanibel/Captiva. Spent a few nights on Captiva with the wife and had a great time.
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