Do You Know Where in the USA You Can Find These Things?



By: J.P. Naomi

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About This Quiz

Think you know the United States like the back of your hand? Well, we're about to put that hand to the test! It's time to pack your bags, and join us on this virtual road trip across America! Cue the Simon and Garfunkel song.

From the Empire State Building to Yellowstone National Park, this quiz will take you in all directions, and it's up to you to keep up! From the north to the south, the east to the west, the United States of America is home to some of the world's greatest sights. And while many are man-made, some are beautiful natural wonders. Mount Rushmore in South Dakota is a little bit of both! Are you expert enough to name them correctly? Or will you rush to get the heck out of Dodge, the "Wicked Little City?"

From the White House to the magic of Walt Disney World Resort, don't get Goofy on us! Get that camera ready and keep your focus, the Golden Gate Bridge is calling your name! 

By the end of this quiz, you should be inspired to see every corner of this enormous country. Are you ready? Let's go!

The Statue of Liberty is located in which state?

The Statue of Liberty is a copper statue gifted by France to the United States in 1886. It was designed by French sculptor Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel, who is famous for the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The famous poem, "The New Colossus," wasn't actually added until 1903.


If you are looking at Mount Rushmore, where are you?

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture of the faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln that are carved into the stone face of Mount Rushmore. It's located in the Black Hills region of South Dakota and was completed in 1939.


Where should you go to check out the iconic Golden Gate Bridge?

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the strait that connects San Francisco to Marin County. Construction took four years and it was officially opened on May 27, 1937. It cost the equivalent of roughly half of a billion dollars in today's economy.


If you're in the French Quarter, where are you?

The French Quarter is also known as the Vieux Carré (Old Square.) It is the oldest section of the city of New Orleans, and it was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville.


Do you know where Churchill Downs is located?

Churchill Downs is located in south Louisville, Kentucky. It is a Thoroughbred racetrack, most famous for hosting the annual Kentucky Derby, part of the three races that make up the Triple Crown. The Belmont Stakes and the Preakness Stakes are the other two races that make up the triumvirate.


If you're looking up at the Sears Tower, where are you?

Did you know that the Sears Tower is now known as the Willis Tower? It is a 110-story skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois, completed in 1973.


You've seen it in photos, but where should you go if you want to visit the Gateway Arch?

The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot monument designed by Eero Saarinen. It's located in St. Louis and was inaugurated on May 25, 1968. Recently, it was renovated and expanded as part of the CityArchRiver project.


If you want to check out the Liberty Bell, where should you go?

The bell is currently located in the Liberty Bell Center in Independence National Historical Park, but, commissioned in 1752, the bell was originally placed in the steeple of Independence Hall.


Where is the Henry Ford Museum located?

Did you know that the Henry Ford Museum receives about 1.7 million visitors each year? These visitors get a first-hand look at some of America's treasures, such as JFK's presidential limousine and the Wright Brothers' bicycle shop!


If you want to visit the Space Needle, head to:

Originally built in the Seattle Center, the Space Needle was built for the 1962 World's Fair. Did you know that an elevator trip to the top takes 41 seconds? It is also built to withstand a 9.0 earthquake.


You've heard of the Grand Ole Opry, but do you know where it is?

The Grand Ole Opry is located in Nashville, Tennessee, and was founded on November 28, 1925, by George D. Hay. It consists of a weekly stage show that showcases country music performers.


Where is the Salt Lake Temple located?

The Salt Lake Temple is a an LDS church. Located on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, the Salt Lake Temple stands 223 feet high and 253,015 square feet in area. It was dedicated in 1893 by Wilford Woodruff. Generally, only practitioners of the faith are allowed into the temple.


Where is the Alamo located?

The Alamo was founded as a Roman Catholic mission in the 18th century, and later converted into a fortress compound. It was the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836 and is now a museum. It is part of the San Antonio Missions World Heritage Site.


Which city can you see from the top of the Empire State Building?

The Empire State Building is a skyscraper in Manhattan, New York. The 102-story building was finished in 1931 and designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon. Including its antenna, it's 1,454 feet tall.


If you want to pay your respects at the USS Arizona Memorial, head to this state:

On December 7th, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu in a surprise attack. The USS Arizona Memorial marks the resting place of more than 1000 sailors and Marines killed during the attack. You can only get to the memorial via boat.


In which state can you visit Atlantic City?

Make like Bruce Springsteen and go to Atlantic City, a resort city in New Jersey. It is known for its beach boardwalk and casinos. Did you know that it is also the inspiration for the board game Monopoly?


Where must you be in order to visit the White House?

Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, the White House is the official home of U.S. Presidents, and has been ever since construction was completed in 1800. However, the West Wing of the White House (which includes the famous Oval Office) wasn't built until 1902.


Where can you find famous Faneuil Hall?

Faneuil Hall is located in Government Center, near Boston's waterfront. It is a marketplace and meeting hall where Samuel Adams and James Otis previously gave speeches.


Where can you find the Wright Brothers Memorial?

If you find yourself if Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, then you should take a minute to check out the Wright Brothers National Memorial. It commemorates the first successful flight in 1903 by Wilbur and Orville Wright, who were from Dayton, Ohio.


If it's time to get out of Dodge, you're in this state:

Dodge City, Kansas, was a frontier town in the Wild West. It is home to about 28,000 people and is known as the "Cowboy Capital of the World." Another nickname stemming from it's Old West days is "Wicked Little City."


In which state is the famous Plymouth Rock?

Plymouth Rock is regarded as the site where William Bradford and the other passengers of the Mayflower landed in 1620, although it is never specifically mentioned in contemporaneous writings. You can currently go to Pilgrim Memorial State Park to visit the rock.


Where in the U.S. is the Kennedy Space Center?

Established in 1962, the John F. Kennedy Space Center is NASA's main launch site for missions that include humans on-board. It is technically one of ten airfields for space missions in the United States.


In which state could you visit the Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Martin Luther King Jr. was baptized?

Did you know that Ebenezer Baptist Church is where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his first sermon? Both he and his father, Martin Luther King, Sr., served as pastors in this church.


If you want to see a desert meteor crater that's almost one mile across, where should you go?

Meteor Crater (also known as Barringer Crater) is located near Winslow in northern Arizona. The crater is about 0.75 miles from rim to rim, and roughly 700 feet deep from the rim to the bottom. Scientists believe that the meteorite that hit the earth 50,000 years ago was only about 150 feet across.


Where in the U.S. can you find Fort Sumter?

Fort Sumter is in Charleston, South Carolina, and is located on the coast. Built during the first half of the 19th century, it's known for its high walls and heavy masonry. It's most famous, however, for the two American Civil War Battles fought there: The First Battle of Fort Sumter and the Union siege of Fort Sumter.


In which city must you be if you want to stroll down Rodeo Drive?

Rodeo Drive is a two-mile-long street located mostly in Beverly Hills which, despite it's proximity to the city of Los Angeles, is a separate city. It is known for its high-end luxury stores and contains the Walk of Style, a fashion-based take on the Hollywood stars on the Walk of Fame.


Where can you see Old Faithful erupt?

Yellowstone National Park is home to Old Faithful, a cone geyser. Since 2000, it has predictably erupted every 44 to 125 minutes. It was initially named Old Faithful because of the regularity of its spouts.


If you want to check out the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, which state should you visit?

Located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum was established in 1983 by Atlantic Records Founder and chairman Ahmet Ertegun. The building sits along the shore of Lake Erie.


Where can you climb or ride to the top of Mount Washington?

Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeast. It stands 6,289 feet tall and is known for its wild weather, like a one-time inexplicable wind speed of 231 miles per hour.


Where should you go to visit Fort McHenry?

Fort McHenry was built in 1798 and was turned into a national park in 1925. Despite that designation, it was used by the U.S. Coast Guard in World War II. It's most famous for defending Baltimore Harbor during the War of 1812.


In which state can you find the extremely deep Crater Lake?

Crater Lake is a volcanic caldera lake in Oregon that formed nearly 7,700 years ago. It is actually the deepest lake in the entire country, at just under 2000 feet deep. Here's a fun fact: The water is replaced in totality every 250 years due to evaporation, rain and snow.


Where might you be if you visit the Hotel del Coronado?

The Hotel del Coronado, opened in 1888, is a historic hotel on the beach in the California city of Coronado, near San Diego. Did you know this hotel is the second largest wooden structure in the United States?


Where in the U.S. can you find the all-magical Disney World?

The Walt Disney Company was originally founded by Walt and Roy Disney in 1923. Walt Disney World Resort in Florida opened on October 1, 1971. It employs over 70,000 people!


Where should you go if you want to tour the Breakers Mansion?

The Breakers Mansion was built in 1893 as the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, a member of the wealthy United States Vanderbilt family. Did you know that it is 125,339 square feet and has 70 rooms?


Where in the U.S. could you find the Caesar Rodney statue?

During the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, Caesar Rodney was an officer in the Delaware militia. He was also a signer of the Declaration of Independence and, during most of the Revolution, he was the president of Delaware.


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