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Old 11-08-2018, 10:57 AM
 
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It’s probably the South the economic constraints of being impoverished is greater than and cultural provincialism.
The South is not a state, and surely you're not referring to all Southern states here.
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Old 11-08-2018, 04:58 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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I would say somewhere in the South. I feel like many southerners don't leave the South. Hell it took me til I was almost 22 years old to go up north for the first time of my life. Until I was 15 the northern most place I had been was Live Oak, Florida. And until I was 21 it was eastern Tennessee.


I know a good amount of Floridians who have never left Florida or first left Florida in their 20s.
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Old 11-08-2018, 05:02 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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I have noticed, as the OP suggests, that international travel and travel within the US surprisingly aren't that correlated. I've known educated people from the East Coast who have only ever been to other East Coast states (and see no reason to expand their horizons into flyover backwaters like Chicago, Denver, St. Louis, or Minneapolis) but then have also been to several European, Asian, and/or Latin American countries.



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Old 11-08-2018, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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I've lived in 5 different states. I don't think I ever met anyone who has NEVER been to another state.

My friend was 23 when she first visited another state (we took her on a road trip from Florida to Texas) so it happens quite a lot. Also lots of immigrants settle in one city/state and never leave the state at least not for a long time.
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Old 11-08-2018, 06:48 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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I would say somewhere in the South. I feel like many southerners don't leave the South. Hell it took me til I was almost 22 years old to go up north for the first time of my life. Until I was 15 the northern most place I had been was Live Oak, Florida. And until I was 21 it was eastern Tennessee.


I know a good amount of Floridians who have never left Florida or first left Florida in their 20s.
Dang you really been in stuck in Florida.
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:44 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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I would say somewhere in the South. I feel like many southerners don't leave the South. Hell it took me til I was almost 22 years old to go up north for the first time of my life. Until I was 15 the northern most place I had been was Live Oak, Florida. And until I was 21 it was eastern Tennessee.


I know a good amount of Floridians who have never left Florida or first left Florida in their 20s.
Yeah, there are many many people who have never left Florida, and many that have never seen snow either.
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Old 11-09-2018, 04:22 AM
 
Location: Brew City
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My friend was 23 when she first visited another state (we took her on a road trip from Florida to Texas) so it happens quite a lot. Also lots of immigrants settle in one city/state and never leave the state at least not for a long time.
My college roommate had never left Ohio until we got in her car and drove to Florida on a whim. Her boyfriend back home refused to leave the county. I can't process this type of mentality. My kids have already visited over half the US states and several foreign countries.
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:34 AM
 
Location: New York, NY
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I have noticed, as the OP suggests, that international travel and travel within the US surprisingly aren't that correlated. I've known educated people from the East Coast who have only ever been to other East Coast states (and see no reason to expand their horizons into flyover backwaters like Chicago, Denver, St. Louis, or Minneapolis) but then have also been to several European, Asian, and/or Latin American countries.
This actually describes me, lol. I've been all over the East Coast, two places on the West Coast (California and Vegas), and once to Nashville. As far as domestic travel, that's it. The only other place in the US I have a strong desire to see is Chicago.

Internationally, I've been all over in North America outside the US, South America, Europe, and Asia. If I'm going to spend my hard-earned money on travel, I'm going to go somewhere exotic and completely foreign to my everyday life.
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Old 11-10-2018, 03:24 PM
 
Location: NC
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I would say somewhere in the South. I feel like many southerners don't leave the South. Hell it took me til I was almost 22 years old to go up north for the first time of my life. Until I was 15 the northern most place I had been was Live Oak, Florida. And until I was 21 it was eastern Tennessee.


I know a good amount of Floridians who have never left Florida or first left Florida in their 20s.
The South has been one of the most fastest growing regions for over the past 4 decades. Hell, we left all the time just because my parents are from NYC and we would always fly and drive up to see the rest of our family who are still up there...So, I'm sure us Millennial's, can't imagine not visiting other regions who were born in the South.
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Old 11-13-2018, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Yeah, there are many many people who have never left Florida, and many that have never seen snow either.

Including my grandma, who is seeing snow for the first time when she visits me next month. I think she's also been to Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas but no other state.
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