American migrant to Canada, sixtyish married white male.
There are, unfortunately, no rapid stops near the A Christmas Story House. But you could take a bus there from, say, the West Side Market stop of the Red Line to get there in twenty minutes or so. Google Transit can help you plan... See More
I don't think you are too ambitious for a four-day trip. Many of the attractions you mention as close to one another, such as Space Needle and Seattle Center. Taking the ferry to Bainbridge might burn more time than it's worth,... See More
Around University Circle, The Cleveland Museum of Art is among the best in the country, and entry is free for the permanent collection and affordable for others. Cleveland Orchestra is a top-five orchestra,... See More
For art, there is the Vancouver Art Gallery for major art shows and Museum of Anthropology, which is chock full of art. The Rennie Museum is undergoing renovation ATM, but may be open when you are here - you don't... See More
March isn't the rainiest month in Vancouver, but it rains more days in March than in any other. Average high temperature is 10C. Predictions are for a colder, snowier winter in the lower mainland this year. Be prepared. There is an area called the Sunshine... See More
You wouldn't want a car in Manhattan, no. If it was me going there, I'd be hitting all the top-rated cocktail bars in the city - The Dead Rabbit, Pegu Club, a dozen others. I'd visit the best art museums in the country... See More
One approach for you would be to check the Scout 25 - just do a web search to find the site. Personal favourites of my own (that I don't see mentioned in others' answers) are La Quercia, with the tasting menu the standout, Cinara,... See More