Go on a Summer Road Trip and We’ll Guess Which U.S. State You Grew Up In

By: Talin Vartanian

Go on a Summer Road Trip and We’ll Guess Which U.S. State You Grew Up In
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About This Quiz

Ahh, the warm summer months. Filled with sunshine, water parks, ice cream and flip flops, this season is considered to be a favorite among many people. But for some folks, summer isn't just about playing outside or tanning at a beach. The warm weather also calls for a much-needed road trip, and that's what this quiz is all about! Pack your bags and bring some snacks with you, because we're about to journey through the United States on a scenic road trip!

Even if you're not a fan of road trips or you don't go on many road trips during the year, you're still eligible to take this quiz! Just use your imagination and tell us where you want to go. After all, a road trip is a fun way to explore new parts of this country, as well as meet some new friends along the way. And if nothing else, at least you'll come back to your hometown with some great stories to tell. And speaking of your hometown, we'll bet that we can guess where you grew up based on how you plan a summer road trip. If this sounds like fun to you, take our adventurous quiz now!

Does a summer road trip call for a car full of friends or a long journey by yourself?
Definitely a car full of friends
A long journey alone
It depends on where I'm going.
I'll just bring one or two friends with me.

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Which of these vehicles would you want to drive on a long summer road trip?
Sedan
Minivan
Coupe
Truck

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How long could you drive on the road before feeling the need to rest?
Over 10 hours
Three hours or less
Between three and six hours
Between six and 10 hours

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You eventually need to rest somewhere. Where would you take a nap after several hours of driving?
I don't need sleep.
In a motel
In a hotel
In my car

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Would you blast the air conditioning unit in your car or roll the windows down for some fresh air?
I would roll the windows down.
Neither, I like a warm car.
I would turn on the air conditioning unit.
Why not both?

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Games are a fun way to pass the time. What kinds of games would you want to play on a summer road trip?
Truth or Dare
I Spy
Name That Song
Scavenger Hunt

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If you could take a road trip to any region of the United States, where would you want to go?
Northeast region
Western region
Southern region
Midwest region

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Is it more fun to go on an impromptu road trip or plan out everything in advance?
Impromptu road trips are always the best.
It's better to plan everything out.
Both have their pros and cons.
It depends on who I'm going with.

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You spot a pretty hiking trail while driving on a road. Do you pull over and go on a quick hike?
Sure, why not?
No, that's a waste of time.
Maybe I would, it depends on the hike though.
Maybe for a little bit

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Would you use any maps on a road trip or do you know the directions in your head?
Maps are for losers.
Of course I need a map.
I would just use the GPS on my phone.
I would know some of the directions, but I think I would still need a map.

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Would you go on a summer road trip from New Mexico to Connecticut?
That sounds like so much fun.
No way, that's too long.
If I had that much time on my hands, I would do it.
It depends on who is coming with me.

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You eventually need to stop at a restroom. How many bathroom breaks would you take on a summer road trip?
One per road trip
One every few hours
One per hour
It depends on how much liquid I drink.

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A summer road trip calls for some much-needed snacks! What kinds of snacks will you be bringing?
Chips
Veggies
Sandwiches
Granola bars

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Do you think that you would pull over to snap a few scenic pictures on a summer road trip?
Of course I would.
No, there's no time to waste.
I would do so in my car.
It depends on how pretty the scenery is.

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Which of these scenic U.S. routes would you love to drive on?
Pacific Coast Highway
Route 66
Highway 12
Overseas Highway

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Which one of these beverages would you pick to keep you awake during a long road trip?
Soda
Coffee
Energy drinks
Caffeinated tea

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A long road trip calls for some great tunes. Which of these songs awakens the spirit of a road trip?
"Go Your Own Way" by Fleetwood Mac
"Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd
"Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf
"Life Is a Highway" by Rascal Flatts

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Would you drive the speed limit on a highway or do you prefer to drive at 100 mph?
100 mph or more
The speed limit
Above the speed limit, but not too fast.
It depends on how many cars are around me.

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If your car were to break down on a highway, would you know how to fix it?
It depends on what kinds of repairs it needs.
Yes, that's where my skill set comes in.
No, I would be totally screwed.
This is why I would bring a friend.

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Which of these small towns would you like to visit during a summer road trip?
Ely, Nevada
Athens, Ohio
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Mountain View, Arkansas

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There are lots of great things about taking a road trip. What's the best part for you?
The fun I have with my friends
Arriving at the destination
The beautiful scenery
The journey of my own self

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The United States is filled with gorgeous national parks. Which of these would you want to visit during a summer road trip?
Yosemite National Park
Yellowstone National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park

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What is the best kind of souvenir to acquire when visiting another city or state?
A few pictures
A stamp
A license plate
A postcard

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How do you feel about heavy traffic during a summer road trip?
It absolutely sucks.
It's part of a road trip.
I don't mind it actually.
I can manage my sanity with some good music.

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Which of these weather conditions would you be willing to drive through to get from point A to point B?
Fog
Snow
Hail
Rain

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Would you pack a light amount of gear for a road trip or would you need a few suitcases of stuff?
I just need the clothes on my back.
I just need a couple of things.
I need a few suitcases of stuff.
It depends on where I'm going.

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Do you think that you could go on a summer road trip without your phone?
No way, I need my phone.
Yes, I think I could easily do it.
It'd be hard, but I could probably manage.
How long would I have to be away from my phone?

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Let's say you just got pulled over by a police officer on a road trip. What would you say to them?
"That's a lovely uniform you're wearing ... now can I go?"
"I'm just a little lost, can you help me out?"
"Can't you bother someone else?"
"Sorry officer, won't happen again."

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Is it more fun to drive during the early morning hours or the dusk hours?
I prefer afternoon hours.
Early morning hours
Dusk hours
I like the late evening hours.

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Does a road trip call for some books, podcasts or watching movies on a laptop?
All of these
Reading books
Watching movies
Listening to podcasts

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