Where have you been in the USA/where would you like to?

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I've never been but decided I'm going to visit this summer. I love nightlife, beaches and culture. However I also prefer to avoid overly touristic places (New York can wait).

So where have you been and what did you think?
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I've never been but decided I'm going to visit this summer. I love nightlife, beaches and culture. However I also prefer to avoid overly touristic places (New York can wait).

So where have you been and what did you think?
Oh gosh, it's such a gigantic country you could pick so many! From what you've said you like, California is the obvious choice. But I like Seattle as a city, which is rather different! What about elsewhere on the eastern seaboard apart from New York - culture abounds!
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Oh gosh, it's such a gigantic country you could pick so many! From what you've said you like, California is the obvious choice. But I like Seattle as a
city, which is rather different! What about elsewhere on the eastern seaboard apart from New York - culture abounds!
Hey, thanks for the info! Am I right in thinking Seattle is less caked in Brits relative to California? Seattle does sound interesting!
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Florida. Would love to visit Alaska
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Am I right in thinking Seattle is less caked in Brits relative to California?
Yes, that was my experience of it - and it's a really interesting, vibrant city. If you do go, allow far more time to get anywhere you need to than you think you'll need - the traffic is truly, truly awful! But that's just a minor downside for a non-resident visitor - there's a huge amount to see, do and experience.
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Never been to the US and I can't say it's near the top of my bucket list, but I think it would be fun to do a road trip from Maine to California. I'd like to see if Iowa really is as flat and boring as Bill Bryson makes out.
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I am super obsessed with US, I love to live in Los Angles/California
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Yes, that was my experience of it - and it's a really interesting, vibrant city. If you do go, allow far more time to get anywhere you need to than you think you'll need - the traffic is truly, truly awful! But that's just a minor downside for a non-resident visitor - there's a huge amount to see, do and experience.
Thanks! I will note the traffic. I'm going for 2 weeks so hopefully it'll be at least enough time to have a good time!

Is the stereotype of many people being fascinated by the English accent really a thing in either California or Seattle? Part of me thinks it'll initially be cool, and end up a bit tedious.
I had a friend who visited Chicago and apparently it wasn't rare for people to squeel "OMG are you British??"
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Not sure where to, but yeah I'd like to go.

Of course this is providing that they let me in.
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Not sure where to, but yeah I'd like to go.

Of course this is providing that they let me in.
What do you mean providing? Lol the ban?


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Well I'm not under their ban conditions, but you know, I'm brown and muslim.
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I have an auntie who lives in Savannah, Georgia and she always mentions how amazing it is #biased

I dont blame her though, the place has such beautiful historic buildings and it is also a coastal town too (So theres a Beach too), and best of all its not a touristy place unlike Atlanta, GA.
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So where have you been and what did you think?
I've been to NYC, it's a taller London with a dreadful underground system. I've also been to LA which I loved and one day I hope to move there, I've also been to Vegas where a lost a lot of money but the experience is one I'll never forget.

I'd like to go to Miami at some point but I wouldn't go back to NYC, I prefer the warmer climates.
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I've been to Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia. Extraordinarily friendly people - as long as you're white. Also been to DC and NYC.

I want to go to Colorado or the pacific coast - fantastic long-distance hiking.

(Original post by Uni Kid)
Is the stereotype of many people being fascinated by the English accent really a thing in either California or Seattle? Part of me thinks it'll initially be cool, and end up a bit tedious.
I had a friend who visited Chicago and apparently it wasn't rare for people to squeel "OMG are you British??"
This happens a lot in the Deep South. Its more sweet than tedious.
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