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    Cyburbian Plus JNA's avatar
    Jun 2003
    De Noc

    The 2011 National Trust Destination List

    USA Today article lists them

    I have been to/spent time in:
    Colorado Springs, CO - Pikes Peak, Air Academy Chapel
    Paducah, KY. another Ohio River Town - Levee Wall Murals are worth seeing

    Which ones have been to or spent time in?

    National Trust website for rhe contest: http://www.preservationnation.org/tr...-destinations/
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    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
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    Cyburbian Rygor's avatar
    Jun 2009
    Where the Wild Things Are
    I have been to:

    Alexandria, Va. – stayed there when I visited DC years ago. Very nice.

    Colorado Springs, Colo. – I also visited the Air Force Academy when I was in town.

    Eureka, Calif. – Passed through on a west coast trip a couple summers ago. The redwoods nearby are awesome.

    Saint Paul, Minn. – Despite being the capital city it's usually overshadowed by bustling Minneapolis, but I think it's equally great.
    "When life gives you lemons, just say 'No thanks'." - Henry Rollins

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    Cyburbian illinoisplanner's avatar
    May 2005
    The Fox Valley
    Blog entries
    I've been through Alexandria, VA and St. Paul, MN, but actually spent more quality time in their counterparts, Arlington/Washington and Minneapolis. I do remember being astonished by St. Paul's size and skyline. I always thought it was the lesser of the Twin Cities, but it really holds its own. When I passed through Alexandria, I don't remember much since it was at night and I was in a bronchopneumonia-induced fog.

    I have a friend who recently moved to Colorado Springs, so I hope to make it out there to go visit him in the near future.
    "Life's a journey, not a destination"
    -Steven Tyler

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    Cyburbian Richmond Jake's avatar
    Aug 2001
    Jukin' City
    I've been to Eureka (it smells bad - pulp mill out on Samoa) and Sonoma.
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    Cyburbian Planit's avatar
    Mar 2005
    In a 480 square foot ex baseball nacho stand
    Alexandria & Chapel Hill
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