Top 4 Travel Destinations

Jul 30th, 2006, 11:38 AM
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Top 4 Travel Destinations

Please list your TOP 4 STATES and include your TOP 4 DESTINATIONS WITHIN EACH OF THOSE STATES.
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Jul 30th, 2006, 11:41 AM
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This is for fun and for ideas . . . we all need to be adding to our "gotta see" lists, afterall!
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Jul 30th, 2006, 12:31 PM
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Wow... this will show you all how well traveled I am! ( Not!)

Charleston, South Carolina
New York City, New York
Boston, Massachusetts
Anywhere in Maine, Rhode Island... all those scenic tiny states where you can drive a little and see a lot, compared to California!
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Jul 30th, 2006, 02:28 PM
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1. Missoula, MT- any outdoor activty you could imagine, great nightlife, and incredible eye candy for all of us.
2. Annapolis, MD- Great history, incredible food, and can't beat the shopping.
3. Las Vegas, NV- Great resorts, great food, and actually great hiking if you leave the strip.
4. North Dakota- Granted thats where I grew up, but its tuff to beat the serenity and sunsets in august, while riding in a combine all alone when no matter where you look you see golden wheat and horizon.
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Jul 30th, 2006, 02:36 PM
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Kauai Hawaii~ North Shore

Sedona Arizona

Laguna Beach Ca.

Oregon coastline
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Jul 30th, 2006, 04:49 PM
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I don't think we've been to 4 destinations in 4 states...so here's an abbreviated version for those of us still on the road less travelled-

California - my favorite place there was The Pageant of the Masters at Laguna Beach

Florida - getting a condo on the beach in Destin, Crystal Sands, and do nothing

Tennessee - the Smoky Mountains, arts & crafts shopping, staring at the streams

Outside the U.S. - London is the only place we've been overseas,--- fave being seeing Romeo & Juliet at the Globe Theatre, going to the Chelsea Flower Show, seeing Westminster Abbey, and the day we spent at Hampton Court Palace


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Jul 30th, 2006, 06:23 PM
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Hawaii...Maui..Kaanapali Beach
California...Napa and Sonoma area, plus Palm Desert, Palm Springs
New York, New York
Arizona, Sedona
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Jul 30th, 2006, 06:29 PM
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Maui, Hawaii
Newport, Rhode Island
San Diego, California
Key West, Florida

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Jul 30th, 2006, 07:01 PM
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Let me make certain I understand the question: you're asking for my opinion of the top four states for travel, and then the top four sites within each of these four states I chose -- for a total of sixteen sites chosen?

1. California: Los Angeles, Yosemite, San Francisco, Redwwods

2. New York: New York City (worth four picks)

3. Alaska: Kenai Wildlife Refuge, Denali NP, Kenai Fjords NP, Valdez

4. Utah: Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce, Zion, Capitol Reef (yes, I know that's five, but I can't eliminate any of the NP's)
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Jul 30th, 2006, 07:45 PM
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Maui ~ anywhere I can see the ocean, feel sun's warmth and smell the salt air.

The North Shore of Lake Superior, Minnesota ~ The Cascade River, the Temperance River, Gooseberry Falls, the Split Rock Lighthouse, the pizza at the Koho in Tofte and any morsel of food at The Angry Trout in Grand Marais. (And my littel book store in Grand Marais, but I can't remember the name of it right now, it is down the street from the World's Famous Donut Shop!) Yes, all of the above mentioned are destinations within the area of the North Shore.

Savannah ~ The historic district.

Coeur de Alene, Idaho ~ The Lake, the Shops on the main street, the Cabins at Blackrock.
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Jul 30th, 2006, 08:12 PM
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Utah: Sundance Film Festival
Washington: Sun Mountain Lodge
Montana: Going-to-the-Sun Highway
Idaho: Sun Valley

L.M. Sunshine

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Jul 30th, 2006, 08:23 PM
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God bless ya, Little Mary, may we all bask in the glow of your sunshine!
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Jul 30th, 2006, 08:55 PM
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Maui, Hawaii
Seattle, WA
Las Vegas, NV
Boston, MA
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Jul 30th, 2006, 08:57 PM
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I forgot about Sedona, AZ.
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Jul 30th, 2006, 09:35 PM
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Not counting places I've been (spent time and enjoyed, that is)

San Francisco and the Redwoods, CA
Coast, Maine
Alaska
Oahu or BI, Hawaii

Alternate/tied: NYC, New Orleans, Flroida Keys


Places I want to return to and spend time in-

Seattle, WA (Washingtonian 'til I die, baby!)
DC and area
Michigan
Carolinas/south

And then, there's the fact I've never been off of N. America....
Europe (Germany, Italy, Ireland, France)
Australia (Sydney/GBR)
Asia (Japan/ Hong Kong)

Sooo not going to happen


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Jul 30th, 2006, 09:36 PM
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Florida, sorry!
Also....San Antonio, TX
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Jul 30th, 2006, 09:47 PM
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Auggh- Sorry, Bayougal- read your OP wrong!

Previously mentioned: Places I wish to go in the future

Now....where I've been (and enjoyed):

Washington: Seattle, San Juans, Spokane, Leavenworth

Oregon: Portland, Cannon Beach (and area), Newport, Columbia River Gorge

DC: Ahhh- not really a state, but: Smithsonians, FDR memorial, Alexandria, Williamsburg

CA: San Diego and area, Disneyland, hwy.101, and.....SF is on the list.

And I flew over the Great Lakes/Chicago- DEFINITELY want to stop and explore next time....

Great thread, Bayougal
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Jul 30th, 2006, 10:33 PM
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Utah: Arches, Canyonlands, Zion, Bryce & Capitol Reef have already been mentioned so my 4 will be Dinosuar National Monument, Glen Canyon National Recreational Area, Monument Valley and Rainbow Bridge National Monument & Natual Bridges National Monument...heck I know it's 5 but Utah JUST HAS SO MUCH TO OFFER!

Wyoming: Yellowstone National Park, Grand Tetons National Park, Devils Tower National Monument and Wind River Range.

Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado National Monument & Great Sand Dunes National Park

Arizona: Grand Canyon National Park, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Petrifed Forest National Park and Walnut Canyon National Monument.

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Jul 30th, 2006, 10:43 PM
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Hard to do! Top 4 States and top 4 destinations:

California - San Francisco, Big Sur, Yosemite, Redwood National Park

Washington - Mt. St. Helens National Monument, Mt. Rainier National Pk, San Juan Islands, Olympic National Park

Oregon - Oregon Coast, Columbia River Gorge, Crater Lake, Mt. Hood

Montana - Glacier National Park, Yellowston National Park
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Newport, RI
San Diego, CA
Ft. Walton Beach, FL (panhandle area)
San Francisco, CA
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