United States of America Transportation

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United States of America Transportation

  • Subway

    New York City Transportation

    The New York subway is a wonder of engineering. Not only is it the largest network of its kind in the world, it links together the two islands of Manhattan and Long Island with the mainland state of New York across tunnels under the Harlem and East Rivers. It's also one of the oldest systems in the world, dating back to 1904. Today it runs 24/7 365...

  • Bus / Shuttles

    Las Vegas Transportation

    The shuttle from the airport to the Strip is the most economic way to get to your hotel. It only costs $7 one way or $13 round trip. Or the Super Shuttle which is $8 to the strip. Either one is open 24 hours so you can catch them at anytime. You may have to stop off at a few hotels before you get to your own though. Airport shuttle service and...

  • Streetcar

    New Orleans Transportation

    The streetcar is a great way to get around, and the day pass is a very good deal. A single trip costs $1.25, + 25¢ for a transfer, but you can buy an all-day pass for $3.00. However, if you are a senior, paying per ride is probably cheapest—it is only 40¢ per trip, with free transfers. (You need to show a Medicare card or other ID as proof of...

  • Cable Cars

    San Francisco Transportation

    I'd been told that SF's cablecars were usually crowded and thus difficult to get on. I was expecting that to be the case, especially as i visited in July (plenty of visitors). But I observed how they worked on my first day (my hotel was near Powell Street) and on my second day I rode the whole length of all three lines, and several shorter lengths...

  • Boat To

    Key West Transportation

    There were several ferry services to Key West. From Miami, there was a new service offered by Fast Cats Thursday through Sunday Departures: This service has apparently been discontinued and the boats are for sale Contact: 305-400-6446 The Key West Shuttle has in the past operated two boats - one year round from Ft Myers Beach, the M/V Big Cat...

  • Driving

    Los Angeles Transportation

    Especially for out-of-towners, it can be an issue driving here in L.A. on the freeway because of the unawareness of special toll/carpool lanes. This is the frustrating case near downtown L.A. in parts of south and east L.A. with the 110 and 10 Express Lanes. Only vehicles with a "Fast Trak" transponder can ride on these special carpool lanes. You...

  • CTA (city trains & buses, the EL)

    Chicago Transportation

    Chicago has a great public transport system with the famous El (Elevated Train), tied-in underground/subway/metro lines, and buses. One can get individual rides or buy tickets for extended periods of time such as several days giving unlimited rides. This makes getting around town easy and enjoyable. The El in particular is a fun way to get around...

  • Buses and coaches

    Orlando Transportation

    Found out about this company here on virtualtourist.com and after receiving a reasonable quote booked our transfer from Orlando to Miami with Star Trans-VIP. We had 19 people with 10000000 suitcases! They offered a mini bus that would fit everyone plus luggage. Very satisfied with their service. Received a confirmation email within 2 hours, driver...

  • T / subway

    Boston Transportation

    Boston has a modest and reasonably efficient public transportation system known as "The T." The primary means to pay your fare is with Charlie tickets (somewhat similar to Metro tickets in Washington DC and Brussels) can be purchased with a set value and "recharged" at fare machines with cash, credit cards, or old MBTA tokens. As of July 1, 2014, a...

  • Train / Monorail / StreetCar

    Seattle Transportation

    Amtrak long distance (Empire Builder to and from Chicago and points between, Coast Starlight to Los Angeles and points between) and regional trains (Amtrak Cascades north to Vancouver, British Columbia and south to Eugene, Oregon and points between) depart from King Street Station. It is also served by regional trains (south to Tacoma or north to...

  • By Trolley

    San Diego Transportation

    San Diego's Own Public Train System is Called the San Diego Trolley and it has stops up to the San Ysidro Area beside the San Ysidro Border Crossing to Mexico., Tips on how to use it: San Diego Trolley is a light rail kind of train with 53 stations, and comprises 53.5 miles (86.1 km) of route, and three primary lines named the Blue Line, the...

  • 30th Street Station

    Philadelphia Transportation

    When I visit Philly, I love getting there by train. About an hour from Manhattan, so even worth the day trip. The station in Philly is very close to the center, so a short ride with a cab or a nice walk and you're here!

  • MTL Buses

    Honolulu Transportation

    The Carnival like most cruise ship will dock next to Aloha Tower next to Nimitz Highway.. You just have to cross the street ( Highway)and walk toward Waikiki direction and about 3 blocks away from the ship you will see the street ALAKEA ...On that corner of ALAKEA and NIMITZ you will see a bus stop...wait there for the #19 and/or #20 ..Those buses...

  • MARTA (Buses & Subway)

    Atlanta Transportation

    The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is one of the easiest ways to navigate around Atlanta. You can purchase a BreezeCard at any kiosk at any of the MARTA stations, load them with your fare ($2.50 each way/$5 round trip), then just tap the magnetic strip to gain access to the platform. Tap your card again upon your arrival to...

  • D.A.R.T. / Other Trains

    Dallas Transportation

    You can get to and from the Dallas/Ft Worth airport quite cheap, but it takes a few steps. (1) Take a shuttle bus to the South Remote Parking lot. Buses from terminals and the CentrePort/DFW Airport TRE Station meet there. Don't worry; the buses wait for each other. (2) Take the shuttle bus to the CentrePort/DFW Airport TRE station. Buy a $2.50...

  • Car/Car rental

    Miami Transportation

    I took three cars for three days at Miami in which two of them indicated maintenance required and other one brakes are really bad. I pre purchased fuel before rental where they did not tranfer to second car Hence I was charged 135$ for not filling gas tank. On the other hand I was charged 38$ for refulling charge and no one explained what it is ....

  • Public Transportation

    Houston Transportation

    Metro Solutions is much more than simply a rail transit plan. The bus system component of the plan provides for a massive expansion and upgrade of Metro's bus services. With about 44 new bus routes to provide transit access to currently underserved portions of Metro's service area additional park & ride lots, all-day P&R service, and introduction...

  • San Antonio Streetcar

    San Antonio Transportation

    San Antonio is a super tourist friendly city with everything at a walking distance. If you are driving to the city you can just park your car at one of the many parking garages and start walking. And if you do get tired, the street car is the easiest way to move around the city as it stops at all the major tourist attractions. You can just hop on...

  • Fort Lauderdale Airport

    Fort Lauderdale Transportation

    We had a family group of 11 and needed transportation to the seaport. I contracted with EEZZExpress and they did the round trip for a very reasonable amount. One of our group left his cell phone in the vehicle. I contacted the company and they agreed to send the phone to us at our home in Maryland. They went the extra mile when they did not have to...

  • Phoenix-Sedona Shuttle

    Sedona Transportation

    I loved my ride with the Sedona Phoenix Shuttle. Rich was so friendly and a great driver. He introduced everyone to me. Some local and a few like me from out of town. I own a timeshare in South Africa and traded to Los Abrigados resort. The shuttle brought me up in two hrs and the rate was only $50.00 one way or $90.00 round trip. I learned from...

  • Trolleys and Buses

    Tampa Transportation

    Ambiance Transportation offers daily scheduled bus transportation service between Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. From the website the coach is new and quite nice. The trip is approx 4 hours. They have reclining seats, overhead bins, AC, a on-board bathroom, and free movies on board so remember to bring your headsets. Note due to high gas...

  • Greater Richmond Transit

    Richmond Transportation

    AROUND The only economic way to get around Richmond without a car is to use public buses run by GRTC (Greater Richmond Transit Company). Keep in mind that, like in most American cities, the buses don't reach many suburbs. They operate from 5.00 am to 1.00 am: daily in the City of Richmond and Mon-Fri in Henrico County. Ticket costs $1.50 (local...

  • Trolley

    Saint Augustine Transportation

    I bought a trolley ticket (good for 3 days) the first day I was in St. Augustine and rode it around to familarize myself with the city before doing any sightseeing. The trolley is very useful especially if you are staying in downtown St. Augustine as parking is almost impossible to find unless you pay $6+.

  • Public Transit

    Nashville Transportation

    the bus system in nashville and davidson county is extensive. to figure out which buses to take for a particular destination, go to this extremely helpful "trip planner" website -- http://www.nashvillemta.org/Nashville-MTA-Trip-Planner.asp. this website gives you the bus route number, for which you can find detailed maps and schedules at...

  • Driving / Roads

    Yosemite National Park Transportation

    As the URL below notes, the carrying and use of chains by all vehicles, including rentals and those with all-weather tires, can be required at any time there is snow or ice. This can occur both on the road to the Park and within the Park -- decisions on use of tires are made independently. In other words, you may be allowed to drive to the entrance...

  • You need a car to get around

    Tucson Transportation

    The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, unless you are going from Tucson to Phoenix on a shuttle. Although, the direction between Tucson and Phoenix is a diagonal straight line veering northwest, believe me, it is a convoluted labyrinth, or a very expensive one-hundred and twenty mile trek. As a result of “one more airline...

  • Trolley

    Memphis Transportation

    These run quite often, go near most attractions in Memphis not airconditioned and opened windows bring in bugs. If you are disabled or elderly you will have to call MATA and let them know 2 weeks before you come to visit so that they can issue you a proper id. Once you get this you will not have to pay full fare. Having an id from your own state...

  • By Car / 4-Wheel Drive

    Death Valley National Park Transportation

    I go to Death Valley at least once a year, sometimes multiple times. We stay in Beatty, NV and drive into the valley each day. Be sure to pay your park fee at one of the park ranger or info booth locations. SAFETY: If you want some honest advice about the road trip, here it is. PLAN THIS TRIP BEFORE YOU DRIVE INTO THE HEAT! Plan all of you...

  • By Car

    Monterey Transportation

    There are many Metered Parking Slots along Cannery Row and the absolute limit is just 2 hours and you have to be early as to find the cheap metered parking since it will fill up rapidly before 10:00 am. There are several Pay Parking options in monterey and parking near the Main Stores and Shopping Malls in Cannery Row like the Cannery Row Garage...

  • Light Rail

    Baltimore Transportation

    Baltimore's Light Rail system connects the Inner Harbor with Hunt Valley, Glen Burnie, Baltimore Penn Station, and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Service runs from 6 AM - 11 PM Monday - Saturday, but only 11 AM - 7 PM on Sunday. Schedule. On weekdays, trains run approximately every 10 minutes through Downtown Baltimore, every 20 minutes or so...

  • Trains & Buses

    Albuquerque Transportation

    Albuquerque is a transport hub for New Mexico, here you can take Amtrak's Southwest Chief service which travels west to Los Angeles and east to Chicago with numerous stops in either direction; this service departs from the Alvarado Transportation Centre. Also located to the rear of the Transportation Centre is the station for the New Mexico Rail...

  • Buses

    Phoenix Transportation

    I guess the quality of mass transit in Phoenix is up to the individual. I used it for years, one can get around the city of Phoenix and the surrounding suburbs fairly easily, albeit, it is time-consuming. For an American city, the bus system isn't bad, but it's not like Europe, or even larger Canadian cities. Yes, it is limited in hours of...

  • By Bus

    Minneapolis Transportation

    Holiday inn metrodome is right on the busline, easy to get to the Orpheum Theatre, Nicollett Mall, First Avenue Bar (where Prince was discovered). It's a .50 cent ride on the bus as long as your staying in Minneapolis-we didn't know this so paid the $1.75 price as listed on the entrance of the bus, still cheaper than cab fair, and easy to get...

  • Bridges

    Jacksonville Transportation

    The Mathews Bridge (a.k.a. the "red bridge") is one of the high bridges that connect Downtown to the city's booming southeastern neighborhoods and beaches. Once you've crested the top, the view heading westbound into Downtown unfolds in an aerial panorama of the skyline fronted by ALLTEL Stadium and the Sports Complex. Heading eastbound, the...

  • By Shuttle

    Grand Canyon Transportation

    I used Arizona Shuttle in November 2011 to transfer from Phoenix, via Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village and then returned to Flagstaff. Pick-up at Grand Canyon Village is from Mawick Lodge. A return ticket from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village and back cost me US$56.00 - which I thought very reasonable.

  • Bus Tours

    Yellowstone National Park Transportation

    This is a tour run by Xanterra who also run the hotels at the parks. It is not run by the NPS. This is a full day tour, and travels along the lower portion of Yellowstone's figure eight road system. The major sights include the Upper and Lower Geyser Basins, Yellowstone Lake, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, and Norris Geyser Basin. On...

  • Greyhound or Amtrak

    Portland Transportation

    Finished in 1896, and significantly remodeled between 1927 and 1930, Portland's Union Station has seen train traffic to and from the City of Roses peak at over 200 trains a day, drop down to a mediocre three per day in the 1980s, and slowly revive through the 1990s and 2000s, thanks to the state of Washington effort to develop the Cascades service....

  • Disney Transport

    Anaheim Transportation

    If you're feeling like you want some Hollywood action after taking in Disneyland, catch a very convenient, direct ride to Universal Studios via bus. Once, I made this 36 mile trip and was pleased with the smooth ride. Granted, there are a few hotel pick stops and some traffic but hey- this is southern CA and traffic waits come with the territory....

  • AquaBus

    Long Beach Transportation

    I still can't believe a one way ticket on the Aqualink only costs $1! What a deal for tourists! the same route by traditional taxi would easily cost $12. The Aqualink has one circular route which runs from Alamitos Bay(where all 3 restaraunts I reviewed are) to Rainbow Harbor and then the Catalina Island Terminal. Passengers can board or exit ant...

  • People Mover

    Detroit Transportation

    The Detroit People Mover is about a 3 mile automated transit system around the main business district of the downtown. It opened in 1987, and has really never achieved its initial vision of serving as mass number of people. It’s .50 cent fare doesn’t begin to cover the cost of operating the system with the number of people using the train. However,...

  • Transportation

    Sanibel Island Transportation

    I used Santiva Cab this time to get to Sanibel from the airport. What a pleasant surprise. The van was new and comfortable - other cabs I used in the past were older and did not seem so clean. The driver, Roland, really knew the island and was really friendly and professional. I felt like I got my money's worth at $55. I will call them again to get...

  • Public Transportation

    Hollywood Transportation

    I'll say it until I'm blue in the face: you don't need a car here if you are a typical tourist of the Hollywood area. There are plenty of ways to get around: by the Red Line (subway rail), MTA bus, Dash bus, Starline bus and charter coaches and by taxis which cross often. RED LINE Main Hollywood Red Line (MTA 802) stops include:...

  • Car rental

    Kailua-Kona Transportation

    We got our rental from the airport in Hilo since that is where we flew into for our stay on the Big Island. There is also an airport in Kailua-Kona area, Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA. Pretty much all car companies are represented at both airports. Driving from Hilo to Kona took us about 4 hrs. There are a lot of cars driving about in...

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    Naples Transportation

    My four brothers and sisters and I take turns travelling to Naples at least once a month to visit our Mom who lives in a nursing home in Naples. We tried several car services before we found Ambassador Transportation. Always clean, on time, professional and helpful, they have always been there for us and never let us down. They truly care about...

  • By Car

    Big Sur Transportation

    If you have a few days to spare for a vacation and coming from the San Francisco bay Area, A Visit to Big Sur is a must since this is where you will pass after going on a Jaunt in Monterey, Carmel by The Sea, pacific grove, pebble beach, 17 mile drive then to Big Sur! then off to San Simeon and Hearst Castle then Paso Robles, Santa Barbara,...


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