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Old 02-19-2008, 11:22 PM
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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Im trying to decide which city would be the best to go for vacation.Can yall help me out and list some of the things to do in that city,thanks.

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Old 02-19-2008, 11:31 PM
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In your first one, you've got the chance to explore Early America.

In your second you have the Pacific Ocean, Space Needle, Boeing's museum and more coffee shops than you dare dream

St Louis the heart of America, The Arch and I'm certain other touristy type places.

All three give you the chance to see a live Pro baseball game if you're interested.

If it were me, I'd have to go with the first listed.
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Old 02-20-2008, 09:55 AM
Location: Phoenix metro
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Id also go with Boston. Again. lol
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Old 02-20-2008, 12:37 PM
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Who is going and why? There are pro's and con's to all of them. The Boston Area is a nightmare to drive in so for some that would be a huge turn off for example.
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Old 02-20-2008, 03:22 PM
Location: Sputnik Planitia
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I have not been to Providence but Boston and Seattle are both very nice cities. However, I prefer Seattle. It's a terrific place plus you also have the opportunity to drive across the border and visit Vancouver or visit gorgeous Mt. Rainier NP to the south.
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Old 02-20-2008, 11:28 PM
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
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Seattle would definitely give you the most recreation and more stuff to do. Boston would be fun because of all of the history. I lived in St. Louis when I was a baby and haven't been back since. Never really appealed to me.

I'd go with Seattle!
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Old 02-22-2008, 08:08 PM
Location: Midwest transplant
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I'd say Seattle, there's a lot to do in a small area. Driving/parking is not a nightmare, and the public tranportation system or trolley is a great way to get around the touristy area. If you are able to walk long distances, Seattle is a great walking city as well!
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Old 02-23-2008, 01:38 AM
Location: Camberville
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I'd say Boston. There's no need for a car in Boston and you can take a commuter train right into Providence. From there you might need to rent a car for a day but there's really not ALL too much in Providence- you could easily spend the whole time in Boston.

Boston has a great subway system that's easy to navigate. And is perfect to walk through. There's the Freedom Trail walking trail as well. Even though I live here, I've done it several times- it's a nice walk!

You can walk around all the colleges pretty much unguided. Harvard is easy to navigate and find online tours for.. plus it's literally about 2 feet from the subway stop. MIT is close as well. There's easy buses out to all the suburban historical places like the Louisa May Alcott House, Lexington and Concord, etc.
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Old 02-23-2008, 12:19 PM
Location: Chicago
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I would say not St. Louis. I lived near it for years and it's not that thrilling. I am partial to Seattle. You can go to Seattle, adventure out to the islands via ferry an even go to Canada if you'd like. The big question is why are you traveling and what are you looking for
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Old 02-26-2008, 03:38 PM
Location: Sugar Grove, IL
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I would say that a lot depends on when you are going, who is going(family with kids etc) and what do you like to do and the budget you have. Living in Illinois, we have been to st. louis quite a bit, and now our oldest son goes to college there. If you have a family, st. louis has attractions that are free. It has a great zoo, museums, the brewery tour, grants farm..these are free. the arch..not overly expensive. the museum at the base of the arch. baseball. Forest Park. what a beautiful place. they have a lot of events there.
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