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Old 09-26-2009, 06:36 AM
 
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I miss the mountains from back home (New England). I always felt at peace when I was in the Green Mountains. However, the winters are bitter and long. Recently, I was thinking about Colorado, but was sad to discover that there are very little trees and greenery in CO (I love greenery, what can I say). I hear the Blue Ridge mountains are nice. A bit more mild in the winter, lots of trees and lakes and streams.

What's your favorite mountainous area? Not trying to do a "best" thread; very subjective. Just curious and thinking I might get some ideas from other people.
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Old 09-26-2009, 08:16 AM
 
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Ellensburg Washington. Quaint little city with panoramic views of the Cascades
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Old 09-26-2009, 08:25 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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The Cascades are hard to beat ^

In the South (Blue Ridge):

Highlands, NC
Asheville, NC
Boone, NC
Chattanooga, TN
Lookout Mtn, GA
Dahlonega, GA
Charlottesville, VA
Harrisonburg, VA
Tryon, NC

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Old 09-26-2009, 08:27 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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The very short time I spent in Glenwood Springs, CO made an impression on me. I really liked that town. Can't say why really, just something about it made it feel comfortable and nice to me. People were friendly that I met, the location is awesome, and it has to be my favorite town in the mountains. There are LOTS of places that were very nice that I have been to, but Glenwood Spring tops my personal favorite list.
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Old 09-26-2009, 08:54 AM
 
Location: Y-Town Area
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Default Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Truckee, California
Levenworth, Washington
McCall, Idaho
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Old 09-26-2009, 10:47 AM
 
Location: Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI
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Ouray, Colorado
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Old 09-26-2009, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Back in the gym...Yo Adrian!
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North Conway NH in the White Mountains.

I would love to see more of the Pacific Northwest mountain towns and cities though. The Cascades region is beautiful!
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Old 09-26-2009, 01:48 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Estes Park, Colorado. In the mountains and plenty of trees.
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Old 09-26-2009, 02:44 PM
 
Location: The City of Trees
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McCall, Idaho
Sandpoint, Idaho
Wallace, Idaho
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho
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Old 09-26-2009, 03:02 PM
 
Location: Back in the gym...Yo Adrian!
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McCall, Idaho
Sandpoint, Idaho
Wallace, Idaho
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho
Wasn't Wallace, Idaho the town where they filmed the movie Dante's Peak? If so, that's nice looking town.
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