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Old 09-23-2009, 02:02 PM
 
Location: spring tx
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if money was not an issue, but time was where would you go?
i mean if you could leave friday and return sunday and didnt want to spend 5+ hours on a plane (as it would cut your time in half) where would you go from houston?
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:07 PM
 
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Bahamas....3 hour flight
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:23 PM
 
Location: spring tx
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just a little more info i guess i could have said earlier but my dang phone rang.

this will be about the middle of october, want to take the wife out somewhere. we have done most beachs, from bahamas to puerto rico to both sides of mexico.

bahamas is interesting, but shortest flight expedia shows is 4 hours 40 minutes (with stop in miami)

hmm i do love the bahamas though hmmmm
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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if money was not an issue, but time was where would you go?
i mean if you could leave friday and return sunday and didnt want to spend 5+ hours on a plane (as it would cut your time in half) where would you go from houston?
Playa del Carmen...2 hr direct flight, a little less intense than Cancun.
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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just a little more info i guess i could have said earlier but my dang phone rang.

this will be about the middle of october, want to take the wife out somewhere. we have done most beachs, from bahamas to puerto rico to both sides of mexico.

bahamas is interesting, but shortest flight expedia shows is 4 hours 40 minutes (with stop in miami)

hmm i do love the bahamas though hmmmm
Didnt see this post...what about St Thomas or St Martin. Get direct to PR then a puddle jump to island of your choice.

Actually since the weather is still nice what aboot Montreal or Vancouver?

Or Panama to see the canal?
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:51 PM
 
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Belize!!!!!!!!!!!!! 2 hour flight and you can island hop or stay in one place. Just not Belize City you need to pick a Key...
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Pearland
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If you want to avoid a plan ride do a romantic weekend in the Hill Country. Lots of beautiful places to say that way.
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:21 PM
 
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maybe that is to Grand Bahama we stayed near Port Lucia ( i think) and we went thru Ft Lauderdale. It seemed really quick.

Vegas is super cheap right now you can stay at the Wynn or Bellagio for half of what it cost last year. See a Cirque De Solei and hear some really great music at La Fountain bar in the Bellagio.

Colorado is really pretty in the Fall
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:24 PM
 
Location: south by midwest
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One good thing is we're not too far in the air from most of North and Central America or much of the Caribbean. The options are limitless. Pretty much anywhere in the Lower 48 or Mexico are in play if you want to fly.
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:43 PM
 
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Hop on a short (4 day) cruise out of Galveston... while longer than your 2 day weekend, you can get some great deals on short notice at this time of year.
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