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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 …


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. …


5 Interesting Facts about Wyoming

Although Wyoming is the last state alphabetically, it is by far the least important of the United States. Being the least populous state in the country yet the 10th largest by area means it’s full of wide-open spaces worthy of exploring. It is also home to the nation’s very first National Park, Yellowstone. Millions of …


5 Interesting Facts about Washington

From volcanoes and rainforests to wineries and ferries, Washington has a wealth of assets that make the state one of the Pacific Northwest’s best vacation spots. As seen in Grey’s Anatomy, Seattle has the first revolving restaurant in the world, Sky City at the Space Needle. It is also the only state named after a …


5 Interesting Facts about Alaska

America’s northernmost state, Alaska, is known as the Land of the Midnight Sun. This is because of a phenomenon we’re all quite aware of, 40 days and 40 nights. When the sun rises on May 10, it doesn’t set for nearly three months. When it sets on November 18, Barrow residents do not see the …