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Okay, okay – I admit it. I’m a sucker for checking things off of lists!

Today’s list comes from and is the “50 Landmarks for the 50 states“.  It’s a 50 state slideshow (in the order each state got statehood, with their pick for the “best” landmark from each state (though I’m not sure how Louisiana got to be #1?!?!) 🙂

Here are the ones that I’d been to:

  • Mystic Seaport, CT
  • Plymouth Rock, MA
  • Wright Brothers Memorial, NC
  • Willis Tower, IL
  • Gateway Arch, MO
  • Golden Gate Bridge, CA


  • Las Vegas Strip, NV
  • Mt. Rushmore, SD


That’s an even 10 – though I’ve been pretty close to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and I’ve already got a trip planned to go to the Space Needle in 2016. I haven’t been to my own state’s “top” landmark (which is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum).  I blame the fact that it was built after I already left Cleveland.

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So what do you say?  I’m sure someone out there can top 10 – let me know in the comments

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