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Old 06-15-2015, 06:22 PM
 
Location: City of Angels
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Have done a couple three month stints in Phnom Penh. Primarily because I couldn't afford other places in the region and was waiting for work back in the states and it's cheaper to stay in Cambodia and not work than stay in the states and not work.

Have stayed in Bangkok far longer but I basically lived there and had an apartment and everything during those periods. So that prolly doesn't count.
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Old 06-15-2015, 07:17 PM
 
Location: Western Washington
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7 or 8 days. Istanbul, Rome, Chincoteage Island, Maui, Cozumel, a few others.

I usually take two weeks of vacation at a time, and use one week to stay in an area, then the other week to travel around a bit. I have not had the luxury to relocate to a place for a season.
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Old 06-15-2015, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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About 6 weeks in Northern California...this was pre-"real job", pre-children, and pre-can-afford-to-travel-but-never-have-enough-time. So glad I traveled as much as I did when I could b/c now that I'm mid career, it's very difficult to get away more than 2 weeks.
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Old 06-15-2015, 09:32 PM
 
Location: New York Area
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What is the longest amount of time you have stayed uninterrupted in a city that you didn't live in for purely tourism? Please don't count trips for business, education, or staying with a relative for an extended period.

I wouldn't count a stay where you left the city for a day trip to an attraction in the same region--for example if you visited San Francisco for a week but spent a day in Napa and then returned to San Francisco that evening, that still counts as a continuous stay in San Francisco as you returned the same day.
  1. Late June to late August 1966 (8 weeks) - Camp Greylock, Becket, Massachusetts
  2. Late June to late August 1967 (8 weeks) - Camp Greylock, Becket, Massachusetts
  3. Late June to late August 1968 (8 weeks) - Camp Greylock, Becket, Massachusetts
  4. Late June to late August 1969 (8 weeks) - Camp Robin Hood, Center Ossippee, New Hampshire
  5. Late June to late August 1970 (8 weeks) - Camp Mah-Kee-Nac, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  6. Late June to late August 1971 (8 weeks) - Camp Mah-Kee-Nac, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  7. Late June to late July 1972 1972 (4 weeks) - Camp Mah-Kee-Nac, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  8. Late July to late August 1972 (4 weeks) - Camp Lincoln Farm, Roscoe, New York
  9. Late June 1973 to late August 1973 (8 weeks) Various U.S. (and one Canadian) location for camping trip, including departure from Bayside, Queens, Monticello, New York, London, Ontario, Battle Creek, Michigan, Wall, South Dakota (supposed to be Badlands National Monument but thundered out), Black Hills, South Dakota, Grand Teton National Park (2 days), Livingston, Montana, Glacier National Park, Montana, Coeur D'Alene, Idaho (memorable for record bowling score of 202), Mount Rainier National Park (2 days), Crater Lake National Part, Lassen Volcanic National Park (climbed to top of what was, at time, only active volcano in lower 48 States), Lake Tahoe (2 days, a waste), San Fransisco (3 days), Yosemite National Park, Los Angeles (4 days, side trips to Tijuana, San Diego Zoo, Angels game, showing of Godspell, stayed at campsite at edge of Nixon's San Clemente property), Las Vegas (2 days), Zion National Park (2 days, side trip to North Rim of Grand Canyon), Bryce Canyon (2 days), Salt Lake City (2 days), Arches National Monument (now National Park), Durango, Colorado (2 days, side trip to Pueblo National Park), Alamosa, Colorado (to see Great Sand Dunes National Monument), Pueblo, Colorado, Manhattan, Kansas and a few other stops on way home, New Jersey Turnpike, George Washington Bridge, Throgs Neck Bridge and dropoff at school in Bayside, Queens.

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Old 06-15-2015, 09:37 PM
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Location: Southeastern Pennsylvania
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I was lucky enough to spend a month in Paris, in the 16th arrondissement, in Summer 1994. Family members lived there for work and returned home for their summer vacation, leaving their apartment vacant. They offered it to us, and I'm eternally grateful. It was the best vacation I ever had.
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Old 06-15-2015, 09:55 PM
 
Location: Retired in Malibu/La Quinta/Flagstaff
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Two weeks in Bora-Bora.
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Old 06-15-2015, 10:03 PM
 
Location: U.S. (East Coast)
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I stayed in parts of Florida for about 3 months alone before, not living there. I camped out and ended up staying with someone I met the rest of the time before returning home.

I then stayed a couple of weeks in 2 other cities; one city near adventure parks, one city near casinos. I was there to mess around and went back home when I was broke.

It was fun.. that was when I was in my 20's before I had responsibilities or obligations.
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Old 06-16-2015, 04:39 AM
 
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Ten days in Princeville on Kauai, HI. Went with a girlfriend and we never ventured more than 20 miles away from the condo we were renting. We spent most of our time on the beach.
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Old 06-16-2015, 10:26 AM
 
Location: The Carolinas
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Stayed for a week and a half in Las Vegas and it was about a week and a half too long. Stayed off-strip and had to walk through all of the hovels behind the glitz of the strip, which was housing for people who worked in the casinos. Very depressing.
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Old 06-16-2015, 10:47 AM
 
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Just spent 4.5 days in Atlanta. This is the only time I've unpacked my suitcase in a hotel.
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