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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #320 on: May 28, 2024, 08:05:20 PM »
Cool!

DH has been to all 50, and DS13 has been to 49 - all but HI (same as me).
Wow, I didn't realize this thread existed.
Hmm... ;)
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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #321 on: May 28, 2024, 08:43:27 PM »
We collect magnets as souvenirs and couldn't resist buying a ND magnet that says "I saved the best for last!"

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@CheskyGold picked me up one of those a couple years ago and it's been waiting patiently ever since.


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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #322 on: May 28, 2024, 08:48:16 PM »
I gotta ask.....what did you guys do in all these states? Especially states like Iowa and Nebraska

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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #323 on: May 28, 2024, 09:12:28 PM »
We collect magnets as souvenirs and couldn't resist buying a ND magnet that says "I saved the best for last!"
I'm armed and ready!
picked me up one of those a couple years ago and it's been waiting patiently ever since.
What's the significance of going to North Dakota last?
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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #324 on: May 28, 2024, 09:20:57 PM »
I gotta ask.....what did you guys do in all these states? Especially states like Iowa and Nebraska

Iowa: detoured twice in the middle if the night, saw a dark corn field, took a picture of the Welcome to Iowa sign.

Nebraska: drove across the state twice, saw or did absolutely nothing (although this has been on my bucket list for a while).
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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #325 on: May 28, 2024, 09:21:33 PM »
What's the significance of going to North Dakota last?

Nothing, does tend to happen more than other states I guess.
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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #326 on: May 28, 2024, 09:32:42 PM »
I gotta ask.....what did you guys do in all these states? Especially states like Iowa and Nebraska

Iowa: First time there was on a longish-stopover through Omaha, and walked across the state-line into Council Bluffs, IA. I returned later on the inaugural Allegiant flight from EWR to DSM. Chabad runs a pretty good deli there, and the Capital of IA is there. Otherwise not a whole lot to see/do, but was useful for positioning to my next place.

Nebraska: Had to get from New York to California, and the cheapest United award at the time from NYC to SFO was with a 6 or 7 hour stop in Omaha.

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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #327 on: May 28, 2024, 09:33:03 PM »
Nothing, does tend to happen more than other states I guess.

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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #328 on: May 28, 2024, 10:10:36 PM »
Iowa: detoured twice in the middle if the night, saw a dark corn field, took a picture of the Welcome to Iowa sign.

Nebraska: drove across the state twice, saw or did absolutely nothing (although this has been on my bucket list for a while).
I feel vindicated.... :)
I've done the most activities in the most boring states

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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #329 on: May 28, 2024, 10:42:50 PM »




Nebraska: drove across the state twice, saw or did absolutely nothing (although this has been on my bucket list for a while).

Oglala in the northwestern area of the state is supposed to be very nice. Not terribly far from the black hills

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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #330 on: May 28, 2024, 11:44:03 PM »
I gotta ask.....what did you guys do in all these states? Especially states like Iowa and Nebraska
And what in the world is there to do in Ohio?

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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #331 on: May 29, 2024, 07:41:13 AM »
Nebraska: Had to get from New York to California, and the cheapest United award at the time from NYC to SFO was with a 6 or 7 hour stop in Omaha.
Isn't there a small Jewish community in Omaha?

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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #332 on: May 29, 2024, 08:14:28 AM »
Iowa-
World's largest truck stop on the 80. Right over the Illinois border (Didn't seems that big but they did have a nice store and some cool things to see inside )

Des Moines also has a really nice sculpture garden called Pappajohn Sculpture Park.We came there at night and there were lots of teenagers racing their pickup trucks and sports cars on the streets surrounding it . Seems to be the only nightly entertainment there 🤣

Nebraska-
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge- Bridge between Nebraska and Iowa that goes over the Missouri River. You can stand on both states at the same time. The state lines are etched in the cement. There is a Lewis and Clark NPS building at the entrance of one side. Pretty sure there were a few citi bikes there as well. 

Omaha Zoo was pretty cool. They have a nice butterfly house and lots of animals.
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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #333 on: May 29, 2024, 08:29:54 AM »
Iowa-
World's largest truck stop on the 80. Right over the Illinois border (Didn't seems that big but they did have a nice store and some cool things to see inside )

Des Moines also has a really nice sculpture garden. We came there at night and there were lots of teenagers racing their pickup trucks and sports cars on the streets surrounding it . Seems to be the only nightly entertainment there 🤣

Nebraska-
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge- Bridge between Nebraska and Iowa that goes over the Missouri River. You can stand on both states at the same time. The state lines are etched in the cement. There is a Lewis and Clark NPS building at the entrance of one side. Pretty sure there were a few citi bikes there as well. 

Omaha Zoo was pretty cool. They have a nice butterfly house and lots of animals.
in short , nothing to see....
It's worth noting, I believe Nebraska has the longest stretch of straight , interstate highway. Between Lincoln and z Grand Island

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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #334 on: May 29, 2024, 11:10:34 AM »
Scott's bluff is also in Nebraska
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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #335 on: May 31, 2024, 04:55:31 PM »
I'm armed and ready!


And I'm armed and done! Here's a small part of our magnet wall containing the ND magnet:



And once I'm posting, here's the full 4-panel magnet wall in all its glory:


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Re: Which States Have You Been To?
« Reply #336 on: May 31, 2024, 06:55:43 PM »
Wow!