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    50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    This is according to msn.com

    The sad thing is that Iowa's "awesome" vacation is....Winterset, Iowa and the birthplace of John Wayne.

    50 Awesome Vacations: Alabama - Bing Travel



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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    Should say Winterset: Birthplace of John Neal.



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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    There is nothing awesome in Kansas and Nebraska...and possibly North Dakota also.



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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    Quote Originally Posted by Jarrods79 View Post
    There is nothing awesome in Kansas and Nebraska...and possibly North Dakota also.
    Dude, you obviously haven't been to the Knute Rockne airplane crash memorial on the Kansas Turnpike...


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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    I like Iowa a lot but it's just not a good vacation destination. There is really no way to sugar coat it.



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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    This is according to msn.com

    The sad thing is that Iowa's "awesome" vacation is....Winterset, Iowa and the birthplace of John Wayne.

    50 Awesome Vacations: Alabama - Bing Travel
    I'm from there and I can assure you it is not "awesome".



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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I like Iowa a lot but it's just not a good vacation destination. There is really no way to sugar coat it.
    uh how about a tubing down the river vacation sounds pretty fun to me.


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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    I love Iowa too, but the problem is the premise. The word "awesome". I believe you can have nice trips, enjoyable vacations, etc. in Iowa. But IMO, there are only a few places on the planet that create "AWESOME" vacations.


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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I like Iowa a lot but it's just not a good vacation destination. There is really no way to sugar coat it.
    You are wrong. one word: RAGBRAI. One of top ten weeks in the USA if not world.


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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    Was just in Deadwood 2 weeks ago. fun, but not as fun as the parks in the area.


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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    You are wrong. one word: RAGBRAI. One of top ten weeks in the USA if not world.
    I stand corrected from my previous post.


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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    You can make a weeks trip out of Iowa by starting on one end and going across the state. I think you could find things to do. I'm just not sure any of them could be considered "awesome."

    They probably didn't put the fair on there just because it's limited to a few weeks.



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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    You are wrong. one word: RAGBRAI. One of top ten weeks in the USA if not world.
    WINNER! How could RAGBRAI not be #1? I guess not everyone wants to bike on vacation, but this should have won.



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    Re: 50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    WINNER! How could RAGBRAI not be #1? I guess not everyone wants to bike on vacation, but this should have won.
    I haven't looked at all of the states to see if they ahve anything like this, but I'm guessing it's in the same category as the fair. It's not an all summer thing. It's for a specific period of time.



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