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Old 08-05-2010, 12:53 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Florida-Born and raised in the most central portion of the state and have traveled around all areas since nothing is that far of a drive

New York- Have family all over the NYC metro and some in upstate

California- Southern California

Illinois- Chicago metro

WA- Seattle metro

Those are all areas I've visited multiples times throughout my life, and feel I know pretty well.
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Old 08-05-2010, 04:35 AM
 
Location: Prescott Valley, Az (unfortunately still here)
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States I know the best:

1. Texas (born and raised here!! No doubt that I know a lot about Texas and it's people. But I do miss it sometimes).

2. Arizona (lived here in Arizona now for 9 years. I like most of it, but some parts I'm not very fond of though, because of the people, things to do, and such).

3. North Carolina (lived there for 2 1/2 years when I was in the Army, Ft. Bragg. Love this place and surely do miss it. If I had a choice of it or here, I'd say I'd love to move back to N.C.).

4. Florida (been there at least 4-5 times since 1999. Love the beaches there and the little shopping stores there for swimsuits, beach wear, and such).
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Old 08-05-2010, 05:54 AM
 
Location: 304
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1. WV--- my home, and unless something terrible happens will be forever!!!

2. PA--- Growing up, my Dad has worked all over that state, and it is a Neighbor to WV aswell

3. FL--- Spent countless time down there, have already been there twice this year

4. MD--- It is in the way of other places, and it's another boarder to WV

5. NC--- just grew up going there, and have family and friends there
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Old 08-05-2010, 06:16 AM
 
Location: NJ
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NJ - live
NY - grew up ~5 mi from NYC
PA - lived with 30 min for 18 years
FL - spent crazy amounts of time here for work
IL - see FL
OH - see IL
MN - see OH
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:21 PM
 
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California - I know a lot more about Southern California where I live.

Arizona - had family that lived in Phoenix and Yuma and have traveled all over that beautiful state.

New Mexico - Traveled there many times! I love Albuquerque the most!

Nevada - traveled to Laughlin and Vegas several times!
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Old 08-07-2010, 09:04 AM
 
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New York: I haven't been everywhere in New York, but pretty close. I try to add new places every year. I take most of my vacations in New York, my home state. There is SO much to see and do. The one area I'm least familiar with is the far southwest of the state (Alleghenies, Chatauqua etc). That's always been kind of out of the way for me so I want to get that crossed off the list soon.

Arizona: I haven't been there for a long time but I traveled extensively there when I was a kid and later after college. My grandparents used to live in Flagstaff so I know northern AZ better than the southern part.

Vermont: More familiar with the western part of the state than the east (especially around Lake Champlain). I try to go there every few years and explore.

Tennessee: I went there multiple times many years ago and would like to visit again, but I'm sure it's changed a lot. I have been in all areas of the state.

New Mexico: I can't say I'm "familiar" with it but have crossed it a couple times and was always highly impressed with its beauty and culture. It truly is the "Land of Enchantment."
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Old 08-07-2010, 09:36 AM
 
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California
Oregon
Washington state
Colorado
Alaska - Fairbanks & the great interior

Not "states" but in Canada:
British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon Territory

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Old 08-07-2010, 11:35 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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Ohio - my native state
Illinois - where I now live
California - used to live there
Pennsylvania - grew up near the PA state line and have spent a lot of time there.
West Virginia - Have family from there and spent a lot of time there growing up.
New York - Have also spent a lot of time there. Don't know much about Long Island though.
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Old 08-07-2010, 12:11 PM
 
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Washington state, California, New York state.
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Old 08-07-2010, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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In no order:

New Jersey - Lived here, neighboring state too, been to every county except Sussex, I know a lot about this state, LOVE Wildwood (my 2nd home).

New York (Downstate) - I lived here the longest (too long and desperately want to leave)

Pennsylvania - Have family here, been here numerous times.

Maryland - Used to live here.

Florida - Have family here, I'm infatuated with this state, haven't been here in 2 years .

Honerable mention to California (have family here too).

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