Monday, February 23, 2015

Stating My Favorites

Copyright 2011 Jeanine Colini
Completely at random, here is a list of states I have visited and the first things that pop into my head when I think of the state, based on my experiences and the places I've been to...

Maryland - Home, Upper Marlboro, Ocean City, Hancock, Howard County
Pennsylvania - Home away from home, Pittsburgh, Hershey, Uniontown, Steelers, Gettysburg
South Dakota - Mount Rushmore, Wall Drug Store, Crazy Horse, Deadwood, Custer State Park
Washington - Mount Ranier, Gig Harbor, Seattle
Arizona - Grand Canyon, Route 66, Oatman, Flagstaff, Painted Desert, Williams, Kingman, Winslow
Texas - Big Texan Steak Ranch, Amarillo
Kansas - Galena, flatness
Minnesota - Who wants to be a Millionaire?*
Vermont - Ben & Jerry's, Montpelier
New York - NYC, Watkins Glen, Niagara Falls
Delaware - Fenwick Island
South Carolina - South of the Border, Charleston
Florida - Disney, Universal, Miami Beach, Lakeland, Bradenton
Tennessee - Smokies
Ohio - Cedar Point, Pro Football Hall of Fame
Utah - Bryce Canyon, Zion
California - Hollywood, San Francisco, Avenue of the Giants, Mojave Desert, Magic Mountain, Rt. 1
Montana - BIG
Colorado - Lookout Mountain, Loveland, Estes Park, Boulder, Independence Pass
Maine - Calais, Portland, Lobster Rolls, Acadia
Rhode Island - Newport
Kentucky - Fried Chicken, Louisville Slugger
Oklahoma - work away from home, Clinton, Miami, Pop's, Route 66
Nevada - Vegas, Baby!
New Mexico - Gallup, Tucumcari, Santa Fe in 18 hours
Connecticut - Mystic
Wyoming - Devil's Tower, 1st Anniversary in Wheatland
New Hampshire - North Conway, Mount Washington Cog Railway, White Mountains, Concord
Nebraska - Carhenge, Lincoln, Snow
Wisconsin - Cheese, Baraboo, Circus World, The Dells, Milwaukee, The Bronze Fonz
Indiana - Santa Claus
Missouri - St. Louis, Gateway Arch, Six Flags, Rolla
Georgia - Savannah
West Virginia - Point Pleasant, Harper's Ferry, Hillbilly Hot Dogs
Illinois - Chicago, Route 66, Lincoln
North Carolina - Mt. Airy, Winston-Salem, Outer Banks
Massachusetts - Boston
Michigan - Dearborn, Ford
Virginia - Roanoke, Skyline Drive, Luray Caverns, Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion
New Jersey - Somers Point, Sussex
Oregon - Lighthouses, Astoria, Tillamook, Gold Beach

I have never been to Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, North Dakota, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.

* - My wife and I picked up the board game for the show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, in La Crosse, WI, and we played it all the way across the state of Minnesota.

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