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Old 03-29-07, 12:07 AM
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What Cities in the USA should i visit ?

Next year finally i intend to visit the good ole USA in my 3 months long service.

I like to go out a bit (clubs and pubs) , i like shopping and i like sport. I'm definitely going to Vegas, i hope to see a UFC event.

Miami is also appealing.

Any other recommendations ?
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new york city. chicago. san francisco. for big cities.

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Austin. Great nightlife, some good shopping in the area (particularly the outlet malls just south in San Marcos). Not much in the way of sports, but if you like live music, you'd be set.
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Originally Posted by Original Desmond
Next year finally i intend to visit the good ole USA in my 3 months long service.

I like to go out a bit (clubs and pubs) , i like shopping and i like sport. I'm definitely going to Vegas, i hope to see a UFC event.

Miami is also appealing.

Any other recommendations ?
You like clubs and pubs? New York is your best bet. There are more pubs and bars and clubs and lounges here than any other city in the country. And a wide range of different types. From your hole in the wall joints to upscale lounges.
It's a bit expensive for hotels though I hear. I never stayed in one. But plus there is just so much to see here. The empire state building, statue of liberty, the stock exchange, central park, the possibilities are endless. If you want to taste the best American steak, you must go to this place called Peter Lugers in Brooklyn. It is the only upscale steakhouse I've been too. But that was the best steak I've ever had in my life. Cooked perfectly, and they are very thick and tender. A bit expensive, but worth every penny. If red meat is not your thing, there are thousnds of other restaurants around the city. If you're going to visit one place in the USA it must be New York City. The capital of the world.

Miami is also great for nightlife. There are a lot of superclubs there, crobar, twilo just to name a few. I'm not sure about bars though. Plus you have the beach, and nice warm weather.

If you have 3 months, then you if your budget can handle it you should try to make it around the country. I hear LA is not that appealing for tourists, but San Francisco would be. They also have a great nightlife. Plus a lot of sightseeing there, the Golden Gate Bridge, etc.Chicago would be great too. A lot of tall buildings there, Sears Tower, John Hancock Tower, Aon Center.

If you want to see a UFC show, Las Vegas would be your best bet. They have a lot of their shows there. This would probaly be the second best place to visit in the USA. Sin City. A lot of sightseeing here, plus all of the casinos, hoover dam, and the Grand Canyon are nearby.

May I ask where you are from?
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Come to Portland. I'll bet Geoff would even buy you a beer.

If not, I would.

If you like beer, Portland is s great town. Lots of local breweries.
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Yeah stay away from LA. You've seen most of it in films anyway.
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Brooklyn, Iowa. Seriously. If you ever want to kill yourself but can't find the reason to come here. You'll be dead within the hour. Fuck I'll help.
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Well if you like watching UFC, San Francisco is a MUST!
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San Diego.
Any Southern California beach city.

Stay away from that shithole called Los Angeles.
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Make sure you visit Walmart for your shopping. That's where the real America is, the rest is just filler.
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Well, if you really want to see America (through its cities):

New Orleans, obviously.
One of the major cities of Texas. Dallas or San Antonio probably.
Nashville
Charleston, SC
Boston
Chicago or Detroit
Miami
San Francisco
St. Louis
Las Vegas
NYC
Washington, DC
Denver

That's a pretty good tour right there.
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Philadelphia
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What time of year are you going? How will you be traveling?
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new york's already too crowded. kindly visit newark, nj instead.
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Why does everyone assume that to "see America" it involves going to big cities? We've got a LOT more to offer than just what you can find in urban sprawl.

Grand Canyon
Niagara Falls
Everglades
Yellowstone
Mt Rushmore

If one HAS to go to cities, go to ONE big one to get it out of your system, then try Kansas City, St Louis, Indianapolis, Columbus and/or Norfolk. I even consider Vancouver to be a pretty decent "American" city, though the locals might vehemently disagree.
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Kansas City. Everything's up to date here.
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Agreed, and the BBQ is pretty good too.
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Originally Posted by Mopower
Brooklyn, Iowa. Seriously. If you ever want to kill yourself but can't find the reason to come here. You'll be dead within the hour. Fuck I'll help.
Brooklyn is a city in Poweshiek County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,367 at the 2000 census. It is located just off of U.S. Highway 6 and a few miles north of Interstate 80. Near the center of town Brooklyn boasts a large display of flags from each of the fifty states, the four branches of the military, and a smattering of others. It bills itself as "Brooklyn: Community of Flags."
Brooklyn has played a major role in American letters. Walt Whitman wrote of the Brooklyn waterfront in his classic poem Crossing Brooklyn Ferry. Betty Smith's 1943 book A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, and the 1945 film based on it, are among the best-known early works about life in Brooklyn. William Styron's novel Sophie's Choice is set in Flatbush, just off Prospect Park, during the summer of 1947. Arthur Miller's 1955 play A View From the Bridge is set in Brooklyn. Paule Marshall's 1959 novel, Brown Girl, Brownstones, about Barbadian immigrants during the Depression and World War II is also set in Brooklyn. More recently, Brooklyn-born author Jonathan Lethem has written several books about growing up in the borough, including Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude. The neighborhood of Park Slope is home to many contemporary writers, including Jonathan Safran Foer, Jhumpa Lahiri, Jonathan Franzen, Rick Moody, Jennifer Egan, Kathryn Harrison, Paul Auster, Franco Ambriz, Nicole Krauss, Colson Whitehead, Darin Strauss, Siri Hustvedt and Suketu Mehta, among others. So many writers live in the area that Brooklyn-based band One Ring Zero released an album with lyrics written mainly by Brooklyn-based writers. The Discovery Kids show Time Warp Trio is also set in Brooklyn.
Yeah, I'd say so
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I don't think he's looking to get murdered.
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I guess NYC, but dont go to the obvious and hit Manhattan... GO see the real NYC. East NY, Jamaica, The Bronx, Washington Heights. That way, you will have some great stories to take home with you.
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Originally Posted by kenbuzz
Mt Rushmore
Hell, most of South Dakota. Incredible scenery and tons of Americana. The Badlands, buffalo herds, Wall Drug, the Corn Palace. It's a beautiful place, but I'm having a hell of a time convincing my wife that she needs to see it.

It doesn't offer clubs and pubs or sport, however. Wall Drug might qualify as shopping.

Originally Posted by JustinS
Chicago or Detroit


No contest. Chicago.

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Originally Posted by FantasticVSDoom
I guess NYC, but dont go to the obvious and hit Manhattan... GO see the real NYC. East NY, Jamaica, The Bronx, Washington Heights. That way, you will have some great stories to take home with you.
LOL, he might not be alive to tell any stories if you send him to any of those places.
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Boston, real easy to get around.
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Originally Posted by FantasticVSDoom
I guess NYC, but dont go to the obvious and hit Manhattan... GO see the real NYC. East NY, Jamaica, The Bronx, Washington Heights. That way, you will have some great stories to take home with you.
You'll have great stories if you survive being stabbed in those areas.
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Des, I know a took a piss at LA but I live her so I can do that. All the others pissing on LA are full of shit. You can't come to America and not hit LA.

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