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Travel in America

Post by Mu11man » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:50 am

Hey guys!! It's been a long time I hope you are all well.
I have a question for all you living in the US. I've been working at a summer camp for the last 2 months and am going to go on 4 weeks of traveling after I finish, is there anywhere you guys would recommend I visit??

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Re: Travel in America

Post by fotors3 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:04 pm

Mu11man wrote: Hey guys!! It's been a long time I hope you are all well.
I have a question for all you living in the US. I've been working at a summer camp for the last 2 months and am going to go on 4 weeks of traveling after I finish, is there anywhere you guys would recommend I visit??

Thanks
Glenn
One of my favorite places to visit is western North Carolina, specifically Asheville and the Fontana/Robinsville areas. Asheville has a lot to do including many micro-breweries and food places, the Biltmore estate, New Belgium and Sierra Nevada breweries, and of course the mountains. The Tail of the Dragon off of US129 that actually starts on the TN and NC border is one of the most beautiful and fun driving roads in the country. That entire region is fantastic. If you want to head farther east to Charlotte, all of the NASCAR race teams reside there along with a ton of different places in the city itself. 
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Post by TheGreatC81 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:03 am

Where are you now? And are you willing to fly around or want stuff within reasonable driving distance? Of course, with 4 weeks you could road trip around the whole country, but it is a big place. Help us narrow it down a bit. It's a huge country and it changes quite a bit from region to region.

I'm in New England (Connecticut) and know the area pretty well. Not much to see in my state, but New York City and Boston are both must-sees if you like city life. I don't, so my suggestions will be more nature oriented. The Green and White mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire are beautiful. Mount Washington is the highest peak on the east coast and is a pretty cool hike if you start from Pinkham Notch and hike up Tuckerman Ravine. You can also just drive up the access road or take the cog-train, but what's the fun in that? LOL! The Maine coast is gorgeous. You can drive right along it and see some amazing rocky shoreline with a bunch of old lighthouses along the way. You'll have a good chance of seeing moose or even black bears if you hike around the parks. If you head south, drive right through New Jersey (it's an embarrassing part of the country, and we'd love it you did us the courtesy of ignoring it.:lol: ) Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina all have some beautiful beaches and mountain-y areas inland. I don't know much about it beside going to Myrtle Beach as a kid. In fact, I'll leave the south east to someone else. I won't do it justice, except that the bass fishing is top notch.

The west coast is much more dramatic though. The California coast is unbelievably beautiful, and has the best weather of maybe anywhere on the planet. It's just always 85 and Sunny. LA has some cool things to see, but San Diego is where you want to go for beaches and beautiful people watching. I've been but was there for work so other's will have better info on the really good spots. Personally, I love the pacific northwest. Northern Cali, and Oregon in particular are just amazing. Definitely spend some time around Lake Tahoe. The water is the deepest, prettiest blue you will ever see, and it's surrounded by huge mountains with resorts running gondolas for really good views. South Lake Tahoe (the town) is very cool. Lots of great places to eat, nice beaches on the lake, and great places to hike and camp. South of the lake, there are natural hot springs. So in the winter you can sit in them like a hot tub, surrounded by tons of snow. In Oregon, Portland is the big city to see. I haven't been but I've heard great things. The town of Bend is further inland, but is very cool as well. 

If you really like hiking, views, nature, etc. Just tour the big national parks like Yellowstone and Yosemite. You could spend a lifetime in them and not see it all. 

Of course, you should swing by Las Vegas for a few nights. Party your *** off and see some weird stuff. Do some gambling, maybe visit the Bunny Ranch, and drink way too much. It's a blast. Just try not to end up married to a stranger or losing your life savings. 

There's a lot more to see, of course, and others will chime in, but you have a great opportunity. I'm a bit jealous. I'd love to travel the states for a month. Enjoy it. Don't spend too much time looking through a lens, and tell us how it went when you get back. 
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Re: Travel in America

Post by Mu11man » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:48 pm

13:48:30Thanks for your suggestions guys I'm currently in Pennsylvania near Scranton. But we are all going to a little after-party in NY so far we are going to Niagara falls then Chicago and then down to Nashville all via over night buses i think our plan is to somehow get down to Texas because that's where on of my friends wants to go. I'd love to do the national parks but I couldn't convince anyone to go with me might try see one as I love a good ramble
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Post by Hootius » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:03 pm

Go to Texas and eat BBQ!!!
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Re: Travel in America

Post by chatley59 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:13 pm

When in Nashville, eat at Puckett's Grocery and Restaurant!
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Re: Travel in America

Post by TheGreatC81 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:12 am

Swing by COTA and visit Austin. Very cool town!
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Post by Miker9253 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:04 am

If you make it to Texas, there are 4 and a half PRL guys here. If you holler at me, I'm always free to go tour around. Get you guys off a bus for a few days!
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