I'm slowly getting used to the places around here that don't allow guns to be brought in. In general, I prefer to carry when I'm not going to work where I can't have it or on a date or something. (I don't think she is ready for that)
So say I'm going with a friend to the local outlet mall. Some of the stores there might allow and others might not. Once you're out walking about the stores its not very practical to go back to your car to put your gun away and I don't want to tell my friend, parents, etc, that I can't go in there with you because I'm carrying.
So what do you all do in these sorts of situations? If you're going somewhere new do you not carry, or be a true stalwart and just say I'm not going into that free fire zone when you get there with your friends?