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Mt Greylock, the highest point of Massachusetts provides a view of at least 5 states. Vermont New Hampshire New York Massachusetts Connecticut Hiking to the top gives one a sense of real accomplishment and the 360 degree vistas are your well earned rewards. North into Vermont/New Hampshire, south into lower Mass./northern Connecticut, east ...


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Yes, any sign posted in the US is intended to be followed unless it explicitly has a X over it or it is covered up. Most likely the top screw of this sign has come loose and no maintenance has been done to fix it. Typically signs that are meant to not be respected are covered with black plastic or a board so they aren't even legible. However, yellow signs ...


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Enough to support yourself for that period of time you're in the country. It's frustrating, but there's no fixed number. They'll likely ask your friend about her trip, where she's going, what she's booked and how she'll support herself. It's just to make sure that she's thought through how much she'll need to spend and support herself, without getting into ...


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The fact that you're newlywed is irrelevant. What is important is that you are one family travelling together. I've been in exact this situation before. I am an American citizen and my wife is not. Whenever we fly to the USA, we'd go through the immigration together - through the lanes for "Non-US passports". We give two passports together - mine and ...


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Rock City, Lookout Mountain, GA. There were signs all over the Midwest (and probably South, and East, etc) for decades that claimed you could see seven states from Lookout Mountain, GA. I honestly doubt this was ever the case, but the jury may still be out.


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The four corners area would be one spot where you would be guaranteed to see four states (New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Colorado). It already is a tourist attraction. Perhaps there may be a spot in the Appalachian Mountains in southern part of New Hampshire or Vermont, where on a really clear day you might be able to see five states. But this is just a guess ...


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That is definitely still a valid sign, although a lawyer could probably use the fact that the sign was damaged to avoid a related traffic ticket. It's also a yellow warning sign, which means that the speed limit is still that which was posted on a white sign. You cannot be ticketed for going the speed limit, although the implication is that if you do hit a ...


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A Chevy Suburban is an absurdly large truck. It won't handle like a car, it won't fit in some parking spaces, and there may even be a few people left in America who will look at you funny for driving such a monster. Let's start from the smaller end and work our way up, shall we? I'm looking the Hertz offerings because it's one of the most major rental ...


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Wikipedia has a summary article on American speed limits, and more detailed speed limits by state. Most cities and states have default speed limits, for places where the speed limit is not posted. Theoretically, people can look up these speed limits. In practice, the following default speed limits are very common, and most Americans assume them unless ...


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The US will have no problem with it. Your concern should be with the Indian side. There are a couple of potential issues: The possible appearance that your sister is importing the game to resell it. She can mitigate this by opening the package and bringing you only the important parts, without the outer box. A game disc with no box shouldn't arouse ...


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For what you are doing a minivan works best. It has plenty of room for you and the kids and lots of baggage. The side doors are nice a big making it easy to put the kid's car seats in (and out). You tend to sit a little higher up in a minivan compared to a sedan,l so better for checking out the scenery as you drive. The SUVs really provide nothing more ...


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No, you cannot. Unlike most other countries, the US does not allow transit passengers to change between flights without passing through immigration. So everyone arriving at a US airport has to have permission to enter the country. (There may possibly be exceptions for "tech stops", where the plane lands to refuel but the passengers stay on board. But ...


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While Four Corners would be the only one where 4 states visibility is guaranteed, on a clear day you can see 4 states from the Skydeck of Willis (Sears) Tower in Chicago: On a clear day, you can see four states – Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan. Visibility from the Skydeck is approximately 40-50 miles (65 – 80 kilometers).


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You were refused an entry clearance to the UK, but still may qualify under Paragraph 23A of the rules to apply for leave to enter at a border point. And your question is: should you try for leave to enter? The UK has a (working) policy that people in your situation should continue to apply for entry clearance until they are successful, and after that you ...


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I traveled to the USA this December from South Africa and they did not check how much cash I had. I actually had 0 dollars on me. All I had was my credit and cheque cards that I could use across America. There was no issue. So unless you find some text on the visa website you do not need to have hard cash with you at the time of entrance.


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It's always the current name, since this is what she's legally known as. Any records - criminal, legal, etc that they might want to look up - or to check your back story, that's how they'd find her. Almost without fail, if they want the maiden name, they'll specify so.


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Immigration officials do not have access to your debt information, they only have access to immigration info provided on visa forms or entry forms or court actions against you (and this later is only for serious offenses, not minor things like parking tickets). As you are on terms with the medical service and making payments, there is no reason for this to ...


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The big question mark is how well your dog travels. We've got a dog that will just curl up and sleep for as long as we choose to travel - she's done 14 hour non-stop trips with no issues - but I also know dogs that whine incessantly without regular (three hourly or so) stops to relieve themselves and/or have a walk around. This will significantly affect ...


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Yes, you can still use travelers checks, but few businesses will accept them, and I would not expect any staff under the age of 40 to even know what they are. You will likely end up taking them to a bank to have them exchanged for cash. A prepaid debit card would be arguably no less secure, and more convenient. Along with other non-electronic payments ...


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There would be no point in having B-1 and B-2 were there no difference between them. Strictly speaking I believe you are supposed to apply for a B-2 visa if you (a) have left USA since visiting on your B-1 visa, (b) you wish to revisit but for tourism and similar purposes and (c) your circumstances have not meanwhile materially changed. However, there may ...


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It may sound strange, as many travelers here point out that they never been asked if they brought enough money while entering the US. But the U.S. Customs and Border Protection states that: Travelers visiting the U.S. must be able to prove to a CBP Officer that they have sufficient funds (i.e. credit cards, cash, travelers checks, money orders etc.) ...


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As a Canadian citizen, when you enter the US (especially by land) they'll probably ask you simple questions like "Where do you live?", "Where are you going (in the US)?", "For how long?" and then if you give sensible-sounding answers, they'll send you on your way. Certainly going to New York for a week on the way to the UK is nothing out of the ordinary and ...


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The ESTA doesn't reset if you go to Mexico or Canada, you have to leave farther afield for it to reset again. So 90 days from your first entrance into the US, you cannot be in the US any more, unless you went, say, to Guatemala. If you do that, the counter resets again. Entering Mexico does not start it again, as you've not arrived in the US. It'd restart ...


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The Four Corners Monument... The Navajo Nation cordially welcomes you to one of our most unique landmarks - The Four Corners. This is the only place in the United States where four states intersect at one point: Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. This location is very remote as you will experience when visiting. The original marker ...


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There is generally no official database that provide you with the speed limits on various roads because State and Local authorities can specify speed limits on the roads within their jurisdiction case in point New York City. But there are places where you can find it such as Wikispeedia or Open Street Maps as described in the help discussion.


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I believe the reason that the Indian consulate requires proof of valid status to issue you a passport, is because they are trying to prevent people who have naturalized in the U.S., and thus have automatically lost Indian citizenship, from still pretending to be Indian citizens. Having proof of valid non-citizen status proves that you currently (or recently) ...


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Your friend will need "access to sufficient funds to support themselves during their stay". This can be as low as "nothing" if a local resident is waiting outside to pick them up, "access" in this example being your wallet. A lot will depend on what the immigration agent thinks of your friend (and/or you) when they approach the desk. Clothing, accessories, ...


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If she is married to your father and took his family name then as @pnuts said it's an convention to write this family name if it is not the case then I can't help you sorry. The guidance about Parents is not specific on this point: Enter the names of your parents. These are required to complete the application. If you do not know the name of one or ...


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It is the name she goes by. If your mother has been known as Jane Smith for 50 years, the fact that she was born Jane Jones is not of interest to the visa people. Of course, why her current name is of interest to them escapes me.


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Just repeat the most appropriate field, in your case country. When I lived in Singapore, which as a city-state has no divisions whatsoever, my addresses in forms always looked like this: City: Singapore State: Singapore Country: Singapore And I never had the slightest problem.



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