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5 Interesting Facts about New Jersey

New Jersey is known as “The Garden State” for its fertile soil. While it may be one of the most densely populated states, about 45% of it is pine forests. New Jersey was one of the 13 original colonies. It was centrally located during the war and as a result was home to the most …

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5 Interesting Facts about Nebraska

The landlocked state of Nebraska may not be the first place you think of when you decide to go on vacation, but it is home to many interesting oddities that draw in people from around the country. With a 1.5 acre indoor rainforest (Henry Doorly Zoo), an automobile “Stonehenge” in Alliance, and the biggest mammoth …

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5 Interesting Facts about New Hampshire

Known by four different nicknames: the Granite State, Mother of Rivers, White Mountain State, and the Switzerland of America, New Hampshire welcomes visitors from around the world year-round. The state of firsts, New Hampshire had the first citizen to become a U.S. Attorney General, the first American in Space, the first state to declare its …

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5 Interesting Facts about Utah

Settled by Mormon pioneers in 1847, Utah has one of the most unique histories of any state in the union. It’s home to some stunning natural landmarks, peculiar customs, and Western customs. It is also the only state where every county contains some part of a national forest. Fun fact, Utahans eat twice the amount …

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5 Interesting Facts about Kansas

While Chicago might be famously known as the “Windy City”, Kansas actually boasts the windiest city in the United States. Dodge City, Kansas has an average wind speed that clocks in at 14 miles per hour, it is the windiest city in the entirety of the United States. Which is no surprise, given that the …

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5 Interesting Facts about Wisconsin

One of the only states in the U.S. known for cheese, Wisconsin, and its residents enjoy a state full of lakes, tourist attractions, and fun facts. What many may not know is the term “cheesehead” actually started as a term the German soldiers used to insult the Dutch during World War II. These days, the …

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5 Interesting Facts about Florida

Florida is undoubtedly the most curious, wackiest, and unusual state in the US, inhabited by the weirdest people ever. And no wonder, as the local Floridians have to deal with alligators, venomous snakes, season-less climate, mosquitos and such high humidity that leaves you all wet in a second on a hot one, every day. “Florida …

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5 Interesting Facts about Connecticut

A state with an official song of “Yankee Doodle” might not be the first place on the top of your “to travel” list, but this state has many wonders worth exploring. Being one of the original 13 colonies, it boasts many historical sites that everybody should take the time to see. It also is the …

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5 Interesting Facts about Hawaii

Made up of eight main islands, Hawaii is a fascinating place. It’s the only state in the U.S. that isn’t landlocked or touching another body of land. With its tropical climate and atmosphere, it’s no wonder it welcomes 9.3+ million visitors each year. Being the only state that grows coffee commercially, visitors must be sure …

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5 Interesting Facts about Oregon

The only state that has a different design on each side of the state flag, Oregon is full of oddities and interesting things to explore. It is also the only state that has a state nut, the hazelnut, and this is because this state is responsible for 99 percent of the entire U.S. commercial crop. …

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