U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Celebrating Memorial Day!
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
 
 
Old 05-16-2012, 10:15 AM
 
Location: SW Missouri
14,850 posts, read 19,577,067 times
Reputation: 19112

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by SCentralNEGuy View Post
Nebraska. As the saying goes, anyone can love the mountains but it takes soul to love the prairie!
I would take the prairie over the mountains any day. Great slabs of granite leave me cold.

20yrsinBranson
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 05-16-2012, 10:18 AM
 
Location: Fayetteville, AR
1,003 posts, read 1,660,253 times
Reputation: 637
I don't mind people in california, Hawaii or Vermont thinking their state is beautiful and preferring their states. I do get irritated when people from scenic areas aren't able to appreciate varied forms of beauty.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-16-2012, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
11,260 posts, read 10,354,355 times
Reputation: 5541
Quote:
Originally Posted by knrstz View Post
I don't mind people in california, Hawaii or Vermont thinking their state is beautiful and preferring their states. I do get irritated when people from scenic areas aren't able to appreciate varied forms of beauty.
This.
So many people here think that swamps are ugly nasty places but they can be tranquil and quite beautiful.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-16-2012, 04:33 PM
 
Location: PG County, MD
542 posts, read 390,576 times
Reputation: 316
Quote:
Originally Posted by annie_himself View Post
This.
So many people here think that swamps are ugly nasty places but they can be tranquil and quite beautiful.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-17-2012, 04:58 PM
 
Location: Anchorage Suburbanites and part time Willowbillies
1,709 posts, read 817,390 times
Reputation: 834
Alaska!
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-27-2012, 05:55 PM
 
Location: Conyers, Ga
43 posts, read 37,534 times
Reputation: 44
Default Georgia

I'm going to have to go with my beautiful home state of Georgia. Here is a few reasons why:

Tallulah Gorge

Providence Canyon

Stone Mountain

Savannah

Little St. Simons Island

Amicalola Falls

Okefenokee Swamp

Cloudland Canyon

Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee, GA

Sorry for all the pictures but, I love my state. But, I, just like others, think every state has its beauties.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-27-2012, 07:22 PM
 
Location: now nyc
1,460 posts, read 2,275,544 times
Reputation: 1168
My vote goes to Hawaii; Hawaii is breathtaking. I also like Pennsylvania, driving through the I-80 in PA is very therapeutic, seeing all the giant mountains, ultra-hilly roads, barns, open-space and farms is a huge change from where I live.

I think the Northeast USA, Midwest and Pacific Northwest resemble each other very closely in terms of geography. When I see pics, the only notable differences were SOMETIMES the type of tree's that are there.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-27-2012, 08:43 PM
 
Location: Madison, WI Metro Area
15,987 posts, read 23,071,623 times
Reputation: 8239
Quote:
Originally Posted by 20yrsinBranson View Post
I would take the prairie over the mountains any day. Great slabs of granite leave me cold.

20yrsinBranson
I've always preferred the mountains. That is just one of the numerous reasons why I left Kansas City.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-27-2012, 08:46 PM
 
Location: City of North Las Vegas, NV
8,065 posts, read 5,157,476 times
Reputation: 1909
IMO, a state should have lots of variation to qualify.

New Mexico offers that and much more and thus takes my vote

PICS:

https://www.google.com/search?q=new+...w=1024&bih=679
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-28-2012, 08:38 AM
 
Location: Madison, WI Metro Area
15,987 posts, read 23,071,623 times
Reputation: 8239
How about a breakdown for the West and East separately.
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:
Over $94,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2015, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top