We need your feedback for our new state designs!

I'm designing a series of art for the 50 states (plus territories, if you want them), using state mottoes and tourism slogans. The hard part is choosing the best slogan for each state!  This is where I could use your help. Below is the list I'm working with. As some states have a lot of slogans, I'm not always sure which to choose.

Please, please, please leave a comment with your opinions for your homestate or anyplace you like to visit! This will help tremendously. I've itallicized the ones I'm leaning towards, but my mind could change.

Alabama We dare defend our rights Share the wonder Sweet Home Alabama  
Alaska North to the future      
Arizona God enriches The Grand Canyon State    
Arkansas The people rule The Natural State    
California Eureka The Golden State Find yourself here  
Colorado Nothing without the deity Enter a Higher State Rocky Mountain High Where the Columbines Grow
Connecticut He who transplanted sustains Constitution State Full of Surprises Better yet, Connecticut
Delaware Liberty and Independence It's good being first Small Wonder Smaller, Faster, Smarter
District of Columbia Justice For All Taxation Without Representation Celebrate & Discover The American Experience
Florida In God We Trust Sunshine State The Land of Good Living  
Georgia Wisdom, Justice and Moderation Georgia on My Mind    
Hawaii The life of the land is perpetuated in righeousness The Islands of Aloha  Aloha  
Idaho Let it be perpetual Great Potatoes. Tasty Destinations.  Famous Potatoes  
Illinois State sovereignty, national union Right Here. Right Now. The Land of Lincoln  
Indiana The Crossroads of America Restart your engines    
Iowa Fields of Opportunities Life Changing Is This Heaven? You make me smile
Kansas To the stars through difficulties There's No Place Like Home ...as big as you think Land of Ahhs
Kentucky Let us be grateful to God Unbridled Spirit It's That Friendly Where Education Pays
Louisiana Union, Justice, Confidence Come as you are. Leave Different. Sportsman's Paradise  
Maine I Lead The Way Life Should Be Where America's Day Begins  
Maryland Manly deeds, womanly words Maryland of Opportunity Seize the Day Off More than you can imagine
Massachusetts By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty Make it Yours The Spirit of America  
Michigan If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you Say Yes Great Lakes, Great Times  
Minnesota The star of the North Land of 10,000 Lakes    
Mississippi By valor and arms Feels like coming home The South's Warmest Welcome  
Missouri Let the welfare of the people be the supreme law The Show Me State/Cave State Close to Home. Far from ordinary. Where the Rivers Run
Montana Gold and Silver The Last Best Place Big Sky Country  
Nebraska Equality before the law Possibilities...Endless The good life  
Nevada All for our country battle born Battle Born The Silver State  
New Hampshire Live free or die      
New Jersey Liberty and Prosperity The Garden State What a difference a state makes  
New Mexico It grows as it goes Land of Enchantment    
New York Excelsior I Love New York    
North Carolina To be, rather than to seem First in Flight A Better Place to Be  
North Dakota One sows for the benefit of another age Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable  Legendary  
Ohio With God, all things are possible So Much to Discover Birthplace of Aviation (Pioneers) The Heart of It All
Oklahoma Labor conquers all things Oklahoma is OK Native America  
Oregon She flies with her own wings We Love Dreamers Things Look Different Here Pacific Wonderland
Pennsylvania Virtue, Libery, and Independence State of Independence America Starts Here  
Puerto Rico John is his name Puerto Rico Does it Better La isla del encanto (Island of Enchantment)  
Rhode Island Hope The Ocean State    
South Carolina While I breathe, I hope Ready in soul and resource Smiling Faces. Beautiful Places.  
South Dakota Under God the people rule Great Faces. Great Places.    
Tennessee Agriculture and Commerce America at its best Follow me to Tennessee Sounds good to me
Texas Friendship Don't Mess With Texas  The Lone Star State  
Utah Industry Life Elevated Where Ideas Connect  
Vermont Freedom and Unity Vermont, naturally The Green Mountain State I LoVermont
Virginia Thus always to tyrants Virginia is for Lovers Live Passionately  
Washington By and by Experience Washington Say WA!  
West Virginia Mountaineers are always free Wild and Wonderful Almost heaven  
Wisconsin Live like you mean it America's Dairyland You're among friends Life's so good
Wyoming Equal Rights Forever West Like no place on Earth  


  • Jillian

    Texas/Lone Star State. I like it

  • Chrissy

    My votes for places I’ve lived in and (more or less) loved—
    Minnesota: Land of 10,000 Lakes
    Missouri: Show Me State
    Oregon: Pacific Wonderland

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