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Best US State Fairs

Millions flock to state fairs every year for Ferris wheels, family fun and deep-fried everything. Here are some of the best (and biggest) around the country.

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State Fair of Texas

It's true that everything's bigger in Texas, including its state fair in Dallas which draws over 3 million people annually to see the 52-foot-tall mascot Big Tex and eat an astonishing array of fried foods.

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