Here are the United States of America – and when we managed/or hope to see them:
Alaska – visiting in 2018
Alabama – visited in 2011 – we loved the Rosa Parks Museum.
Arkansas – visited in 2013 – we learnt all about Bill Clinton…
Arizona – visited in 2012 – we cried at the Grand Canyon, a la Ron Swanson.
California – visited in 2012 and 2017 – we drove our massive hire-car THROUGH a tree and drank a LOT of beer in San Diego.
Colorado – visiting in 2018.
Connecticut – visited in 2010 and 2014 – pretended we were undergrads at Yale University.
Delaware – visited in 2016 – we loved the beer and beaches!
Florida – hoping to visit in 2019.
Georgia – visited in 2011 – watched our first ever drive-in movie. Amazing.
Hawaii – visited in 2017 – is it the most special place on earth?
Iowa – visited in 2015, you have to try a tenderloin sandwich from Smitty’s!
Idaho – visited in 2012 – we stayed in the World’s Largest Beagle, naturally!
Illinois – visited in 2013 – sampled Deep Dish pizza, nothing was the same again.
Indiana – visited in 2015, amazing beer and food in Indianapolis.
Kansas – hoping to visit in 2020.
Kentucky – visited in 2013 and 2016 – we drank a LOT of tasty tasty bourbon & slept in a jail-cell. Unrelated, we swear.
Louisiana – visited in 2011 – ate and saw alligators, fell in love with NOLA.
Massachusetts – visited in 2010 and 2014 – slurped our first oysters and got engaged.
Maryland – visited in 2010 and 2016 – saw ‘outsider art’ in Baltimore that filled our hearts with joy.
Maine – visited in 2014, we can see why they call it Vacationland.
Michigan – visited in 2013 – we rooted for Detroit and ate the best ever Mac N Cheese.
Minnesota – visited in 2015, saw many many Paul Bunyans!
Missouri – visited in 2013 – journeyed to the top of the Gateway Arch.
Mississippi – visited in 2011 – didn’t sell our soul at the crossroads. Did begin an intense love-affair with the Delta Blues.
Montana – visited in 2012 – we got to hang out with dinosaurs in the Museum of the Rockies.
North Carolina – visited in 2011 and 2016 – we saw NASCAR and loved Asheville.
North Dakota – visited in 2015, its empty, but stunningly beautiful.
Nebraska – visited in 2015, Lincoln and Omaha among the coolest cities we’ve been to.
New Hampshire – visited in September 2014, we got free beer in our hotel in seaside Portsmouth.
New Jersey – visited in 2010 – we didn’t gamble all our life-savings in Atlantic City, this time…
New Mexico – hope to visit in 2020.
Nevada – visited in 2012 and 2017 – shot a gun for the first time and became obsessed with neon in Las Vegas.
New York – visited in 2010 and 2014 – went to Coney Island for a World Famous hot dog and LOVED the High Line.
Ohio – visited in 2013 – slept in an Amish tree-house…
Oklahoma – visited in 2013 – we ate a steak as big as our face.
Oregon – visited in 2012 – felt like we were living in an episode of ‘Portlandia’.
Pennsylvania – visited in 2010 – made our very own Hershey candy bars.
Rhode Island – visited in September 2014 and loved drinking in Providence’s dive bars.
South Carolina – visited in 2011 – ate She-Crab soup at a table Vanilla Ice had once sat at.
South Dakota – we visited in 2015, Mount Rushmore made our jaws drop.
Tennessee – visited in 2011, 2013 and 2016 – went crazy for Elvis and Johnny and Dolly and dry-rub ribs.
Texas – visited in 2013 – we saw the Grassy Knoll and toured the infamous Book Depository.
Utah – visited in 2012 – gawped at the Monument Valley sunset and then sunrise.
Virginia – visited in 2010 – we toured the Pentagon and walked down a LOT of corridors.
Vermont – visited in September 2014 and took in more beautiful trees and covered bridges than we thought possible.
Washington – visited in 2012 – we saw a giant troll under a bridge and took in a ball-game.
Wisconsin – we visited in 2015, Milwaukee and Madison were a blast.
West Virginia – visited in 2016 – and stayed in a gorgeous cabin.
Wyoming – visited in 2012 – saw real life bison and smelt geysers for the first time (eggy!)