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Laure
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Providence, Rhode Isla...
Driving to the coast on the weekend
Venkatesh
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Montreal
Always looks for place outside of downtown to get the vibe of traveling even for small things
Megan
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Detroit, MI, USA
Have fun, party, drink!
Mike
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Orlando
I love meeting new people and finding out about them.
Benziger
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New York, NY, USA
Best rooftop views of the city Great dive bars Local authentic international cooking
Jordyn
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Texas, United States
Let me lead the way
massimo
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Gainesville, FL, USA
From small hikes to seeing University of Florida
Louis
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NJ, United States 07848
Theres a lot going on up here, so many trails, waterfalls and beautiful rivers. Camping, hiking, ...
Agustin
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New York City
I've lived in New York for more than 12 years and would be happy to meet for coffee or a drink. A...
Habibah
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New York City
NY is awesome 😎 We have some of the most diverse eating establishments. Even street food is gourm...
Guillermo
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New York City
New York can see big and busy, I'm happy to show you around, grab a coffee, some amazing food, or...
Dennis
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New York City
I am willing to meet for coffee, maybe a drink, and talk. I love to travel and do a lot of it an...
Simone
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New York City
Explore NY in the New Yorker way; walk in central park, happy hour in Tribeca or Brooklyn, and a ...
Christopher
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New York City
I am a former chef and love checking out restaurants and bars. Fortunately, there are so many in ...
Rico
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New York City
NYC resident. Membership and student discount to some world level museums. Art communities. Biode...
Dicky
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New York City
I’m a New Yorker who enjoyed telling locals and visitors about great things this City has to offe...
Tracy
Denver
There’s a lot to see in do in and around Denver. Lots of lil neighborhood gems. All depends on ...
Pamela
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Denver
Drinks eat movies so I could also host at my place watch a movie eat some popcorns we can also...
Storm
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Denver
Great downtown vibe, museums, street fairs, and more
Anthony
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Denver
Denver is hime base, but I am mostly out on my own adventures in the mountains or abroad in some ...
Paul
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Denver
I love showing off Fort Collins and the craft brewers around Northern Colorado.
Mark
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Denver
There's a wealth of good hiking trails around Denver that I'd like to explore, all seasons. If i...
Jeffrey
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Denver
Colorado is amazing place with many options for travelers and locals to explore! Available for me...
Shannon
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Denver
Their are a few amusement parks, aquariums , football and basketball games , Concerts , Gambling.
Rose
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Washington D.C.
Going to restaurants alone can be awkward but if you’re tired of that awful museum food, send me ...
Patrick
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Washington D.C.
I live in Alexandria VA and have been here my entire life so that naturally makes me very familia...
PJ
Washington D.C.
I love all kinds of food and always trying out new stuff.
Reds
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Washington D.C.
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Fais
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Washington D.C.
I can show you around. Been in the DC, MD, VA area for over 20 years.
Omar
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Washington D.C.
I am always up for meeting new people, going out for coffee, and showing travelers around Washing...
Farrah
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Washington D.C.
I’m open to sharing and enjoying g local museum exhibits, art shows, or movies festivals or just ...
Dan
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Washington D.C.
Happy to provide tons of advice and meet up show around
sunchita
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Indianapolis
I can take you to most amazing places for food tasting and you will have the best culinary experi...
Tufail
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Indianapolis
I like to travel and explore opportunity for diversity of cultures and business
Angie
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Indianapolis
Lets explore hidden gems in Naptown! Coffee, drinks, party or chill.
Ariyan
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Indianapolis
i am student
Rosie
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Indianapolis
Looking for someone who doesn't mind being a driver on our adventure in #vanlife (or #suvlife, I ...
Ned
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Indianapolis
any awesome spot
Taurean
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Indianapolis
Looking for like minded and good travel Buddies
Jaishree
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Indianapolis
I will be your travel mate if you are alone and not feeling the joy of travel I would love to giv...
Emma
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Sam Houston National F...
Like to try nice spots in Houston
Audie
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Sam Houston National F...
I live downtown Austin, I love the culture here, the nightlife, and there are endless things to d...
Rilan
Sam Houston National F...
Meet for a coffee, exercise, fun stuff
Anks
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Sam Houston National F...
Usually people visit NASA. Also there are lot of events going on at any time in Houston which can...
Dee
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Sam Houston National F...
I moved here to Houston a few years ago from NYC, and I'm originally from LA.
Patrick
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Sam Houston National F...
Houston has everything... except hills! Tell me what you are looking for and I'll try to help. ...
stacie
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Sam Houston National F...
I love traveling as much as possible and love to have a companion to travel with. I also love to ...
Eduardo
Verified
Sam Houston National F...
Houston is such a diverse city, there is so many food options! There are breweries everywhere and...

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What GAFFL Users Are Saying

Marie
Marie Arroseres
from France

"It’s really nice to have a platform like GAFFL with lots of travelers wanting to do the same as you, a real beautiful cultural exchange. You can meet people so easily and in a trustful way. We were four girls, from French, German and American backgrounds, without knowing each other from before. We spent an amazing week together, 2000km driving, camping on the way. We saw kangaroos, koalas, penguins and pelicans"

Saed
Saeed Alam
from Canada

“I have found GAFFL to be an amazing tool for finding similar minded travel partners to embark on an adventure. Through GAFFL, I had organized a trip to Mexico City last month and Quazi joined the trip from Victoria, BC. We spent 14 days of straight exploring, hiking, eating and drinking. Quite an amazing experience - all thanks to GAFFL!”

Scarlett
Scarlett Mansfield
from United Kingdom

"I accidentally scrolled across GAFFL and I'm so pleased I did. I met Amaia and immediately decided to road-trip together. We're spending 10 days together and it's great because we have so much in common. Couldn't have done it without GAFFL helping us find one another! It has honestly made NZ so much cheaper to explore as I get to split the costs with someone too​"

Why GAFFL is the Best Place to Meet Locals in Chicago

GAFFL is perfect for travelers who are looking to meet locals and have an authentic experience in Chicago. We have a 3-step verification process which includes social media, phone number, and valid government ID, so you can feel safe about meeting locals in Chicago. With users from over 190 countries, you can connect with locals. take tips, meet and explore Chicago together.