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Old 11-05-2011, 05:29 PM
 
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Many times. We traveled a LOT when I was a kid and my dad was they guy who stopped at every state line sign. (Also every historical marker.) We'd get out of the car, walk into the next state and he'd announce "You are walking into the great state of Louisiana" and proceed to tell us about the migration patterns of the Cajuns.

Who needed school?
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Old 11-05-2011, 05:34 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Only the TN/VA border to take a photo of the 'Welcome to Tennessee/Welcome to Virginia' sign.
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:11 PM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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I've never walked across a state line but I did walk across the US/Mexican border once into Tijuana from California.
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:13 PM
 
Location: Trumbull/Danbury
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Only 1:

I walked across the Ohio river from Cincinnati (Ohio) to Covington (KY) when I was there.

I have taken the commuter rail plenty of times from NY to CT and NJ to NY.

Actually scratch that I forgot when I took the Train to Port Jervis, NY I walked across the river into PA.

Also, and from Niagara Falls, Canada to Niagara Falls, NY back when you could walk freely and travel freely between the 2 countries with only a picture ID (this was 2002 IIRC).

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Old 11-07-2011, 10:14 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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I've never walked across a state line but I did walk across the US/Mexican border once into Tijuana from California.
That counts. It's from the state of California into the state of Baja California Norte.
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Old 11-07-2011, 10:58 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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That counts. It's from the state of California into the state of Baja California Norte.
I think I've walked into every Mexican border state except Nuevo Leon, which did not have a border crossing until the World Trade Bridge was built, which doesn't look very pedestrian-friendly. I'm not sure if I ever walked into Baja or not, but I know I did the others.

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Old 11-11-2011, 06:40 AM
 
Location: I live wherever I am.
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I can remember several times I've done it, and there might be a few I can't remember.

When I was hitchhiking north out of Texarkana, I had never yet been in Texas, so I walked across the road just to make sure.

Also in Texas, I saw a Mexican restaurant just as I was driving into Anthony NM, so I parked and walked back to Texas to the restaurant.

The Bluefield Orioles play in a baseball stadium that is in Virginia, but most of the parking lot is in West Virginia.

When I go to Cincinnati Reds games, I park in Covingron Kentucky and walk across the pedestrian Ohio River bridge.

West of Salem,New Jersey,there is a little bit of Delaware on the eastern shore of the Delaware River, which is a desolae area good for birdwatching, and I've walked around there on both sides of the line.

Also good birdwatching at the power plant across the US-67 bridge from Alton Illinois. Mostly in Missouri but the state line follows the old river course, with a little bit of Illinois on the Missour side.

Where US-93 crosses from Idaho to Monana,there is a big gravel pullout, where I got out and walked around.

But I've never been to the "Four Corners", where you can stand in four states at once.
I biked across the NY state line from PA once... but that's it. Beyond that, I have specifically changed a route I was driving just to drive into another state I'd never been to... but in terms of walking... I really don't think I have ever walked from one state into another.
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Old 11-11-2011, 11:10 AM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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In the Charlotte, NC area you can visit Paramounts Carowinds Amusement Park and walk across the state line into South Carolina, as it runs through the middle of the park

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Old 11-11-2011, 12:16 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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There are a number of places where a boundary river is legally defined as being entirely in one state. For example, if you step into the water of the Potomac anywhere in eastern Virginia, you are in Maryland. There was once a pier in Virginia, where liquor could be sold according to Maryland law.

Also, the entire Ohio River is in Kentucky, and if you step into the water or onto a pier on the Ohio side, you've walked into Kentucky.

There are dozens of places where the Mississippi River has changed course, leaving the state line high and dry.
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Old 11-11-2011, 12:36 PM
 
Location: NJ
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Great question. I feel like the answer should be yes. I have traveled my fair share. But for the life of me I can't remember a specific instance of doing this.
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