Which US states have you visited?

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  1. Dennis Nicholls

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    In another thread, someone lamented that their wife of many years had never been to any more than 3 US states in her life. I found that very sad.

    I'm curious: which US states have you visited?

    Here is my personal breakdown. There may be some other states which I have visited but was too young to remember. I also don't count numerous flights connecting in Chicago and Atlanta.

    States which I have visited.

    Arizona
    California
    Colorado
    Connecticut
    District of Columbia
    Florida
    Hawaii
    Idaho
    Kansas
    Kentucky
    Louisiana
    Maine
    Maryland
    Massachusetts
    Michigan
    Minnesota
    Mississippi
    Missouri
    Nevada
    New Hampshire
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    New York
    North Carolina
    Ohio
    Oregon
    Pennsylvania
    Rhode Island
    South Carolina
    South Dakota
    Tennessee
    Texas
    Utah
    Vermont
    Virginia
    Washington
    West Virginia
    Wisconsin
    Wyoming

    States which I have NOT visited.

    Alabama
    Alaska
    Arkansas
    Delaware
    Georgia
    Illinois
    Indiana
    Iowa
    Montana
    Nebraska
    North Dakota
    Oklahoma
     
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    Hawaii
    California
    Washington
    Oregon
    Idaho
    Tennessee
    Mississippi
    Georgia

    and a 4.5 hour layover at Denver International last year... ouch!
     
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    I'll just list the ones I haven't visited:

    Alaska
    Nevada
    North Dakota
    Minnesota
    Wisconsin
    Iowa
    Illinois
    Delaware
    Connecticut
    Rhode Island
    Massachusetts
    Vermont
    New Hampshire
    Maine

    Looks like I could use a New England vacation.
     
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    Arizona
    California
    Canada
    Colorado
    Connecticut
    District of Columbia
    Florida
    Delaware
    Illinois
    Indiana
    Iowa
    Maryland
    Massachusetts
    Nebraska
    Nevada
    New Hampshire
    New Jersey
    New York
    North Carolina
    Ohio
    Pennsylvania
    Rhode Island
    Utah
    Vermont
    Virginia

    24, some of which I merely drove thru... Eh gimme a break I've only been in this big ass country for 10.5 years [​IMG].

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    States of which I have visited:
    Florida
    Alabama
    North Carolina
    South Carolina
    Tennessee
    California
    Maine
    Nevada
    Virginia
    West Virginia

    States that I have driven through but not spent any time in:
    Vermont
    New York
    Connecticut
    Rhode Island
    Maryland
    Delaware
    Massachusetts
    New Hampshire
    New Jersey
    Philadelphia
    Arizona
    New Mexico
    Texas
    Oklahoma
    Arkansas
    Mississippi

    And live in:
    Georgia
     
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    Georgia
    Florida
    Alabama
    South Carolina
    North Carolina
    Tennessee
    Kentucky
    Virginia
    DC (not a state but I'm counting it)
    Maryland
    Pennsylvania
    New Jersey
    New York
    Delaware
    Connecticut
    Rhode Island
    Ohio
    Illinois
    Mississippi
    Louisiana
    Texas
    Oklahoma
    California
    Nevada
    Oregon
    Montana
    Missouri
    Arizona
     
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    Alaska
    Arizona
    California
    Florida
    Georgia
    Idaho
    Illinois
    Indiana
    Iowa
    Kentucky
    Michigan
    Minnesota
    Missouri
    Montana
    Nevada
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    New York
    North Dakota
    Ohio
    Oklahoma
    Oregon
    South Dakota
    Tennessee
    Texas
    Washington
    West Virginia
    Wisconsin
    Wyoming


    [​IMG]
     
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    I live in Texas. I've been to California, New York, Colorado, Missouri, Maryland and the district of Columbia, Oklahoma, Kansas, Illinois, and Arkansas. I've been through Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, and New Jersey at least, on account of going by train or bus rather than air.
     
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    All states east of the Mississippi river except Florida. West of the Mississippi Only Arkansas, Missouri, California and Texas
     
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    Alaska
    Washington
    Oregon
    Nevada
    Arizona
    South Dakota
    Iowa
    Nebraska
    Illinois
    Texas
    Massachusets
    New York
    Pennsylvania
    Virginia
    Maryland
    Florida

    (Does a holdover at Minneapolis airport count as "visiting" Minnesota?)

    Plus the following Canadian provinces:
    Yukon Territories
    British Columbia
    Montreal
     
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    Maine, Massachusetts (I've lived in both and visited the other while living there)
    New Hampshire
    Rhode Island
    Connecticut
    New York
    Michigan
    Florida
    California
    District of Columbia

    I've been on the ground walking around a bit in Vermont, but they wouldn't let us stay on the bus; my family once drove to Florida and passed through several states on the way.

    Plus Quebec.
     
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    I have visited all 50 states.
     
  13. Dennis Nicholls

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    No. I left out Illinois and Georgia in my list for the same reason.

    I would count driving across a state...if the state is big enough to make it an investment of your time. Driving across Vermont wouldn't count. Driving across Nevada or Utah should count.
     
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    Hawaii
    Alaska
    Washington
    Oregon
    California
    Arizona
    Nevada
    Utah
    Idaho
    Wyoming
    Colorado
    New Mexico
    Texas
    Louisiana
    Missouri
    Illinois
    Indiana
    Arkansas
    Mississippi
    Florida
    New York
    Virginia
    Delaware
    Connecticut
    Rhode Island
    Massachusetts
    Minnesota
    D.C.
    Maryland
     
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    All (except Rhode Island). Lived in Wisconsin (mostly), Illinois, Florida, Texas, California, Washington, Idaho, Virginia and Hawaii. I've also visited Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. I probably should go to Rhode Island, but I can't really think of a reason that doesn't just seem a little too obsessive/compulsive to me.
     
  16. Dennis Nicholls

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    John, I'm shocked that a submariner has never been to the Naval War College in Newport, RI. I've been there for numerous symposia and to give briefings to the staff.
     
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    Well, then maybe scratch Nebraska off my list, too. I drove through South Sioux City, NE from North Sioux City, ND to have dinner in Sioux City, IA. Three states in less than five minutes.

    Does going to Four Corners count as visiting Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico simultaneously?
     
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    Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Maryland, Georgia, Ohio, Delaware, South Carolina, and a few I forgot to mention...
     
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    Visited All But:
    North Carolina
    South Carolina
    Georgia
    Mississippi
    Louisiana
    Florida
    Alabama
    Alaska

    Lived In:
    Idaho
    Montana
    New Hampshire
    New York
    Washington D.C.
    Virginia
    Colorado
     
  20. Mike Frezon

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    I am embarrassed to respond...but I will.

    I always say my wife and I are the least-traveled people I know.

    I have lived in New York all my life. My wife was born & raised in Vermont and has lived in NY the past 28 years (including a couple years in college--where we met. [​IMG] ) I CAN say I've seen almost all parts of NY, though--including NYC, Long Island, the Catskills (lived there for 6 years!), the Capitol District (Albany-area--where I've lived most of my life), the southern tier, western NY (Buffalo/Niagara region), the Finger Lakes, Central NY (Syracuse--4 years at the University!), the Adirondacks & North Country.

    Until 1996, I used to joke that I had been as far north as Montreal, as far east as Cape Cod, as far south as Aberdeen, Maryland and as far west as Niagara Falls. Some trips since then have expanded my horizons slightly:

    So...

    New York
    Vermont
    Massachusetts
    New Hampshire

    Maryland
    (short family trip as a child)

    Florida
    by way of I-95 through:
    New Jersey
    Delaware
    Maryland
    Virginia (overnight stays)
    North Carolina (overnight stays)
    South Carolina
    Georgia (Took a side trip to Atlantic Ocean)

    We also took a bus trip this year to Louisville, Kentucky
    which took us through:
    Pennsylvania
    Ohio

    That's it, I'm afraid. The only time we've left the US is to go into Canada at Niagara Falls and into Quebec (Montreal).

    It's pretty sad. But we just haven't had the jones (or $$$) to travel. Our daughter wants to travel though. It will be interesting to see where travel takes here. She lives in Virginia now so I expect we will be making some trips there real soon! [​IMG]

    Bold states listed above are (to follow Dennis' Rules) those states in which I have spent some "real time" and didn't just "drive through."
     

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