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This Is Best Place to Enjoy the Water in Each State

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11. Hawaii: Honolulu County
> Total population: 986,999
> Local body of water: Pacific Ocean
> Popular recreational water activity: Whale watching
> Number of marinas: 7

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12. Idaho: Kootenai County
> Total population: 147,716
> Local body of water: Lake Coeur d’Alene
> Popular recreational water activity: Parasailing
> Number of marinas: 5

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13. Illinois: Cook County
> Total population: 5,227,575
> Local body of water: Lake Michigan
> Popular recreational water activity: Sailing
> Number of marinas: 22

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14. Indiana: Kosciusko County
> Total population: 78,461
> Local body of water: Lake Wawasee
> Popular recreational water activity: Yachting
> Number of marinas: 5

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15. Iowa: Dickinson County
> Total population: 17,046
> Local body of water: West Lake Okoboji
> Popular recreational water activity: Jet skiing
> Number of marinas: 4

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