Have you ever wanted to travel across America? See our beautiful country from coast to coast? Me too. But my dream has a little twist: to try the best French fries in every state. Heaven, right? Sure, there are pros and cons to eating fries, but life is short. If you and your squad are planning an epic trip or want to try something new in your home state, so we've chosen the best fries from all 50 states.
Alabama: Carrigan's Public House
Carrigan's fries house-cut fries are stacked on top of their large corndog. Get them loaded for the ultimate treat—don't forget a side of their hipster ranch.
#SpoonTip: If you're looking to make your own gourmet French fries, check this recipe out.
Alaska: International House of Hotdogs
Crispy cilantro fries are the perfect addition to your flavorful hotdog when visiting Anchorage.
Arizona: Bourbon Steak
If you're in the mood for greasy goodness, try the duck fat fries—three sets of fries with different seasoning options and their own custom dipping sauce.
Arkansas: David's Burgers
If you've ever wondered what heaven's like, it's at David's Burgers. If you choose to dine-in, your waiter will bring you an endless supply of French fries. That's right—bottomless fries.
California: The Kroft
The Kroft has every possible combination of poutine you could imagine—classic, chicken pot fries, cheeseburger fries, and Japanese katsu curry are just a few of their many delicious options.
Colorado: Park Burger
It's called The Works for a good reason—a basket of fries topped with ranch, bacon, scallions, and cheese sauce. Mm-mm-mmm.
Connecticut: Plan B Burger Bar
Plan B has the best of both worlds—tots and fries. Buffalo tots, breakfast tots, phantom fries, and Miss Piggy's fries. What more could you ask for? If you can't decide on one or the other, order them both.
Delaware: D.B's Fries
If you've ever woken up hungry in the middle of the night because you had a dream about finding a bucket of fries on the beach, your dream has come true.
Florida: Quality Meats
Basically a fancier version of Chick-fil-A's waffle fries, these Parmesan waffle fries will have you ditching fast food.
Georgia: Illegal Food
If you're into spicy foods, order the Okonomiyaki fries at Illegal Food. These Japanese-inspired fries are topped with fermented chili sauce, toasted seaweed, and sprinkled with bonito flakes.
Hawaii: Honolulu Burger Company
If you find yourself lucky enough to be in Hawaii, you might as well take a trip to Honolulu Burger Company. Here you'll be able to find any type of fry your heart could desire—poutine, garlic, chili, sweet potato, and the list goes on and on.
#SpoonTip: If you're on a budget, here are some dives to visit.
Idaho: Boise Fry Company
At the Boise Fry Company, it's like Burger King—have it your way (but with way better fries). Pick your size, potato, cut, and then customize your fries as you please. If you're picky about your fries, we've found the place for you.
We really don't need to say much about these fries. We'll take a side of hot dog with those cheddar cheese fries, please.
Indiana: FARM Bloomington
Need some Hoosier home fries to satisfy your French fry craving? Us too. Hop in your car and head right over to get your fill.
Who says you can't have fries with your fancy French dinner? At Django, try the duck frites or the poutine—after all, they are called FRENCH fries.
Kansas: Grandstand Burgers
Crinkle cut French fries will never disappoint, especially when they're paired with a classic burger from Grandstand's.
Kentucky: Cock and Bull Public House
Take your crinkle cut fries one step further and make them sweet potato fries. Grab a basket of them for an appetizer while you sit and take in the vast menu.
Louisiana: South of Philly
No crazy toppings or sauces here, just some damn good fries. Pair with a Philly cheesesteak for a party in your mouth.
Maine: Duck Fat
When it comes to fries, I don't joke around. A local sandwich shop in Maine, Duck Fat is known for their mouth-watering Belgian fries fried in duck fat for extra crispiness.
Maryland: Abbey Burger Bistro
Waffle fry nachos topped with all the goods—what more can a girl ask for? Worth the calorie splurge, no question about it.
If you're looking for a French fry filled menu, you're headed to the right place. Deep-fried egg, truffled mushrooms, and pork belly fries are just a few options.
Michigan: Social Kitchen and Bar
Fries on fries on fries = nirvana. Skip the entree and just eat an entire tray of fries—we won't judge if you don't share.
Minnesota: Butcher & the Boar
For something simple, order crispy fries to go with their Texas-style chili. If you want to try something new check out their thick-cut, beer battered fries.
Mississippi: Phillips Grocery
Head to Phillips Grocery for that classic diner feel, complete with the red checkered baskets. Order a cheeseburger and a fries for complete your 50's diner experience.
Missouri: Sportsman's Park Restaurant and Bar
Seasoned curly fries better looking than Ryan Reynolds. You're welcome.
Montana: The Burger Dive
Accompany your award winning burger with a side of garlic fries, the best French fries in Montana.
Nebraska: Bronco's Hamburgers
Fast food never tasted so good with a side of Laredo French fries.
Nevada: Bachi Burger
If you like eating food that qualifies as #foodporn, you've met your match.
New Hampshire: Stark House Tavern
Small town, live music, great food, and even better French fries.
New Jersey: Jilly's French Fry Factory
Enjoy your "Bucket-O-Fries" during your scenic walk on the boardwalk.
New Mexico: 66 Diner
Cheddar fries, fiesta fries (chili and cheese), or 66 fries (chopped green chili and queso) with a photo opportunity on the side.
New York: Pomme Frites
If you've ever been to the Big Apple, you know there's an abundance of food to delve into, and Pomme Frites is no exception.
North Carolina: Asheville Sandwich Company
You can order these delectable French fries on the side, but why order them on the side when you can eat them in your sandwich?
North Dakota: Ebeneezer's Eatery and Irish Pub
Whatever you do, you must order Irish fries on the side—or an entire plate of them if you're feeling lucky.
Ohio: Melt Bar and Grilled
Order the "Hangover Fries" or you will seriously regret every decision you make the rest of the day.
Oklahoma: S&B's Burger Joint
With a menu you won't be able to resist, the fries are just as irresistible. Order regular fries, sweet potato fries, or go 50/50.
Oregon: Potato Champion
Do yourself a favor and go take a gander at Potato Champion's menu. It'll instantly change your mood.
#SpoonTip: If you think these creations are crazy, check these out.
Pennsylvania: The Continental Mid-town
The caption says it all: "The only mountain I'll attempt to conquer."
Rhode Island: Friskie Fries
There's nothing risky when it comes to Friskie Fries. This food truck's array of fries is a meal in itself—we can get behind that.
South Carolina: The Tattooed Moose
Duck fat fries in combinations even I have never heard of—roasted garlic and bleu cheese fries or duck fat fries and gravy.
South Dakota: Taphouse 41
You can find a burger topped with a mound French fries at Taphouse 41 or you can order a big basket of thin, greasy fries on the side.
Tennessee: Stock & Barrel
The duck confit fries are photogenic and are a great start to your meal. Don't forget to skim the extensive liquor list to accompany your French fries.
Texas: Hyde Park Bar & Grill
Known for their legendary Hyde Park fries, few are aware of their avocado fries, which are also a big hit.
What goes best with waffles? French fries—the answer is always French fries.
Vermont: Prohibition Pig
Have it regular or order the shoe strings, but don't forget about the duck fat fries and poutine–it's Vermont's best after all.
Virginia: Burger in the Square
The French fries found here are no ordinary fries. They are the exact replica of the beloved Chick-fil-A fries, but better.
Washington: Tipsy Cow Burger Bar
Addicting and savory, you'll definitely leave wanting more. Try the regular or sweet potato fries, or be adventurous and order the "Jacked Up Fries."
West Virginia: Tailpipes Restaurant
Be a little daring and try the Southern fries, even if it's not your style. You might just surprise yourself.
Wisconsin: Black Pig
Calling all vegetarians–you have found your new home. Comfort food with a twist, you can enjoy your veggie burger with a side of their crispy fries.
Wyoming: 2 Doors Down
Thick, crispy, and just the right amount of potato—2 Doors Down will not disappoint your need for French fries.
And with that, I hope you one day get to check each state's best French fries off of your fry bucket list. In case you need some more, here's everything you need to know about fries.