50 states, 50 "awesome" vacations

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  1. SuperCy

    SuperCy Well-Known Member

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  2. CycloneYoda

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    Should say Winterset: Birthplace of John Neal.
     
  3. Rods79

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    There is nothing awesome in Kansas and Nebraska...and possibly North Dakota also.
     
  4. ce1

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    Dude, you obviously haven't been to the Knute Rockne airplane crash memorial on the Kansas Turnpike...
     
  5. dmclone

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    I like Iowa a lot but it's just not a good vacation destination. There is really no way to sugar coat it.
     
  6. AllBig12Drinker

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    I'm from there and I can assure you it is not "awesome".
     
  7. tman24

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    uh how about a tubing down the river vacation sounds pretty fun to me. :smile:
     
  8. capitalcityguy

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    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.
     
  9. everyyard

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    You are wrong. one word: RAGBRAI. One of top ten weeks in the USA if not world.
     
  10. mj4cy

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

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    I stand corrected from my previous post.
     
  12. SuperCy

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    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.
     
  13. Clone9

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    WINNER! How could RAGBRAI not be #1? I guess not everyone wants to bike on vacation, but this should have won.
     
  14. SuperCy

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    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.
     
  15. dmclone

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    That's probably true. I wouldn't consider it a vacation but that event does bring people to Iowa and is a lot of fun.
     
  16. cycopath25

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    North Carolina Outer Banks = Cool (I can vouch for that)
     
  17. cycopath25

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    South Dakota (Deadwood) = BINGO!
     
  18. Bardman

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    Ragbrai or a weekend at the state fair would both be better vacations than the birthplace of john wayne unless you were a huge john wayne fan
     
  19. Wesley

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    No comment. Just saw the Sioux City video.
     

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