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View Poll Results: How many US staes have you been to?
0-5 18 7.76%
6-10 29 12.50%
11-15 40 17.24%
16-20 30 12.93%
21-25 21 9.05%
26-30 20 8.62%
31-35 16 6.90%
36-40 13 5.60%
41-45 25 10.78%
46-50 20 8.62%
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Old Posted Apr 11, 2011, 6:29 PM
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How many states have you been to?

When I was a kid I was amazed that my dad had been to all 50 states. I've been working on it ever since and am at 41. Only 9 to go (AL, MS, LA, ND, MT, CO, NV, AK, HI)

My personal criteria for counting a state as "visited" involves at very least getting out of the car somewhere.

[I misspelled "states" in the poll header, so if a Mod could fix that for me, many thanks]
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Old Posted Apr 11, 2011, 7:29 PM
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50 states and 32 countries
Coeur d'Alene, ID Visitor's Bureau-http://www.coeurdalene.org/
Coeur d'Alene, ID population....53,354
Coeur d'Alene, ID MSA .......170,628
Spokane, WA-Cd'A, ID CSA....745,213

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Old Posted May 12, 2011, 3:22 AM
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11-15 states
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Old Posted May 12, 2011, 3:57 AM
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17 - it may be 18, it was an overnight trip and I can't remember if I actually touched North Carolina ever.
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Old Posted May 19, 2011, 1:30 AM
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23 states and only 2 foreign countries.
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Old Posted May 19, 2011, 1:37 AM
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Ive bene to 36 states. Ive missed most of the east coast states minus NJ, NY, and NC. The rest I need to visit, than I will have seen almost all of em.
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Old Posted May 26, 2011, 6:52 PM
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I've been to 47. I have never been to N or S Dakota, or New Mexico.

It's been that way for about the last 15 years, for me.
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Old Posted Jun 1, 2011, 7:05 AM
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45. I lack the Dakotas, Wyoming, Montana, and Alaska. I'll try to knock those out by the end of June. I'll hop on Alaska airlines out of Seattle when I have some time off, and try to visit Anchorage, Juneau, and Fairbanks, and hopefully a few cities far north. Other than that I'll have to jumpseat on Great Lakes for some of the others, and Allegiant out of Mesa-Gateway. It helps that I fly for free.
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Old Posted Jun 10, 2011, 2:38 AM
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I've been to 35 states. I'm lacking:

New Hampshire
North Dakota
South Dakota
West Virginia

I've only been to 9 countries.
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Old Posted Jun 23, 2011, 2:26 AM
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49, I lack just Hawaii. I got to travel extensively on business when I was in my 20's, and that helped tremendously. I also got to stay in different parts of the country for 3-4 weeks at a time, really picking up the nuances of the locality.
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Old Posted Jul 25, 2011, 7:44 PM
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1. Maryland (Born & Raised)
2. Delaware
3. Pennsylvania
4. Virginia
5. West Virginia
6. New York
7. New Jersey
8. North Carolina
9. South Carolina

Bonus: Washington D.C.
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Old Posted Aug 7, 2011, 5:02 AM
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Old Posted Aug 7, 2011, 5:20 AM
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California (native state), Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, Missouri, Virginia, DC, Maryland, New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, so 11. If I take out layovers (Missouri, Colorado, and Nevada), I'm down to 8 plus DC.
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Old Posted Aug 7, 2011, 5:46 AM
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I've been to 41!
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Old Posted Oct 2, 2011, 7:46 AM
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One state, Alaska. Grew up 4 hour drive from the border, just never made it to the lower 48.... Living in Australia now so not likely I" will make it to any more anytime soon.
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Old Posted Oct 21, 2011, 2:25 AM
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I'd been to all 48 contiguous states when I reached 16 years old. I'm now 42 years old. Alaska and Hawaii may not come for awhile!! As far as getting out of the car, I'm not sure about a few states. North Dakota, Delaware, and Rhode Island. I've been to NYC a few times, (I was born in Hackensack NJ) but I have never been in upstate New York.
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Old Posted Oct 30, 2011, 9:13 AM
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It would be easier to list the states I have not been to yet.

1: Oklahoma
2. Alaska
3. Arkansas
4. Iowa
5. Nebraska
6. North Dakota
7. South Dakota
8. Montana
9. Hawaii

I have also been to ten countries so far.
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Old Posted Nov 27, 2011, 4:24 AM
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I basically haven't been to New England, plus Alaska and Hawaii, plus the far northern plains and far northern rockies.
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Old Posted Nov 28, 2011, 2:10 PM
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Never been to:

North Dakota

Should probably be able to cross Wisconsin off my list in the next few months, maybe Florida as well. I think North Dakota and Hawaii are quite a ways down the road!

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Old Posted Nov 29, 2011, 4:17 AM
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12 states. New York(birth state) New Jersey,Pennsylvania,Delaware,Maryland,Virginia,North/South Carolina,Georgia,Florida(current) and this year was the first time I went to Alabama and Tennessee.Need to go traveling more.
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