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View Poll Results: What would you consider as the "fun" states?
Alaska 9 16.36%
Alabama 2 3.64%
Arizona 8 14.55%
Arkansas 5 9.09%
California 31 56.36%
Colorado 20 36.36%
Connecticut 2 3.64%
Delaware 2 3.64%
Florida 27 49.09%
Georgia 7 12.73%
Hawaii 19 34.55%
Idaho 1 1.82%
Illinois 6 10.91%
Indiana 2 3.64%
Iowa 1 1.82%
Kansas 1 1.82%
Kentucky 4 7.27%
Louisiana 12 21.82%
Maine 8 14.55%
Maryland 6 10.91%
Massachusetts 6 10.91%
Michigan 7 12.73%
Minnesota 6 10.91%
Mississippi 0 0%
Missouri 2 3.64%
Montana 4 7.27%
Nebraska 0 0%
Nevada 12 21.82%
New Hampshire 2 3.64%
New Jersey 3 5.45%
New Mexico 4 7.27%
New York 24 43.64%
North Carolina 8 14.55%
North Dakota 1 1.82%
Ohio 6 10.91%
Oklahoma 0 0%
Oregon 10 18.18%
Pennsylvania 6 10.91%
Rhode Island 3 5.45%
South Carolina 6 10.91%
South Dakota 4 7.27%
Tennessee 11 20.00%
Texas 17 30.91%
Utah 5 9.09%
Vermont 3 5.45%
Virginia 10 18.18%
Washington (state) 10 18.18%
West Virginia 4 7.27%
Wisconsin 10 18.18%
Wyoming 3 5.45%
DC 9 16.36%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 55. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-29-2017, 06:16 PM
Location: DFW
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Similar spirit as the "Warm" and "Cold" states thread.

Rules for the poll:

1) Try to vote only on the states that you've been to, preferably ones you've lived in or have been to on more than one occasion.

2) Obviously, every state has something "fun" to do. Cast a vote if you find a particular state where "fun" is more pervasive than average. Vote for as many as you see fit.

3) Please don't list your preferences for all 50 states in this thread; it'll clutter things up too quickly.
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Old 06-29-2017, 08:53 PM
Location: Olympia, Washington
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For the general population I'd say California based on how diverse it is with things to do...surfing, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, amusement parks etc etc etc.
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Old 06-29-2017, 09:17 PM
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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I picked most of the states but like you said, you can find fun in any state. I didn't pick Kansas but I had fun going to a pumpkin patch there, I didn't pick Oklahoma but I've had fun at a casino there.

Most states with beaches, theme parks, national parks, big entertaining cities and ski resorts I picked.
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Old 06-29-2017, 09:25 PM
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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California and New York (NYC, more specifically) are the most fun states I've been. I feel Hawaii and Louisiana (N.O. more specifically) would also make the list, but I haven't visited yet. The other 20 or so states I've been (including Nevada and Florida) wouldn't fit the bill, personally.
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Old 06-29-2017, 09:31 PM
Location: I is where I is
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California has a very wide variety of things to do. Beaches, snowboarding, kayaking, hiking, rock climbing, white water rafting, etc... Plus has some great National Parks. I'm not a fan of California for anything EXCEPT the great things it has to offer activity wise

Texas, Tennessee and Kentucky all made my list as well
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Old 06-29-2017, 10:25 PM
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California, New York, Texas and Florida are the largest states in the country and one would expect them to offer more "fun" things to do. I think this could have just been a poll about which states do you most enjoy visiting, as a tourist. Everyone has their own personal "best" vacation destination, but as far as defining "fun" that could be a challenge. For example I find Alaska, Nevada, Montana, and Wyoming to be incredibly enjoyable and quite "fun", but if you just want to see a bunch of "things" then I guess those states would be a little boring to some.
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Old 06-30-2017, 09:39 AM
Location: Colorado Springs
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What kind of fun? I've noticed things I consider fun are often viewed as a nuisance to others.
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Old 06-30-2017, 11:36 AM
Location: Minneapolis
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South Dakota is a sleeper. If you are looking for fun in 22 year old party animal kind of way it isn't going to be your place, but if you are looking for fun in breathtaking natural beauty, it has it in spades (at least in the western half).
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Old 06-30-2017, 01:18 PM
Location: Mars City
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Yeah, as TCHP states, "fun" can mean different (and sometimes opposing) things to different people. The OP should clarify. Without that, we're mixing up our own polls.
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Old 06-30-2017, 03:15 PM
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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New York has great beaches, kayaking, snowboarding, rockclimbing, whitewater rafting, plus some great State Parks.

I love New York.

California is pretty superlative, though.
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