Marked by the biggest parade in New York City and a green Chicago River, what holiday is celebrated in mid-March?
St. Patrick’s Day
With a national holiday in his name, who is the only non-president with a memorial on the National Mall?
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Originally a historic Franciscan mission, what landmark (pictured here) is definitely one to “remember”?
San Miguel Mission
The only place where crocodiles and alligators coexist, what American marsh one of the largest wetlands in the world?
Cutting a border between Texas and four Mexican states, what river separates Mexico from the U.S.?
More than 100 cities in the U.S. have replaced Columbus Day with what more inclusive holiday?
International Peace Day
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Rosa Parks Day
Home to Antelope Island, what is the largest (and saltiest) natural lake west of the Mississippi?
Great Salt Lake
Deep Springs Valley
The second oldest European-established capital city in the Americas, San Juan is the capital of which U.S. territory?
U.S. Virgin Islands
Officially dedicated to “the American people,” where does the largest arch in the world stand?
With the Hoover Dam built upon it, what river carved out the Grand Canyon over millions of years?
Located in the Cascade Mountains, what is the deepest lake in the United States?
Draining all or part of 32 states, which river has the greatest watershed in the U.S.?
Containing ten percent of the world’s fresh surface water, what is the largest lake in the U.S.?
Lake of the Woods
Great Salt Lake
What mountain range is the oldest in the U.S. and also has the longest hiking-only trail in the world?
Blue Ridge Mountains
One of the most photographed vistas in the country, which state capital is bordered by Diamond Head?
Coincidentally, three of our Founding Fathers died on Independence Day, a holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
Celebrated on a Monday in February, Presidents’ Day originally honored the birthday of which president?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The U.S. has more than 12,000 miles of coastline. Which of the following is NOT a body of water that touches the U.S.?
Gulf of Mexico
Home to Old Faithful and its own grand canyon, what national park became the first of its kind in the world?
Arches National Park
Yellowstone National Park
Zion National Park
Yosemite National Park
Formerly home to a naval facility and now a wildlife refuge, which U.S. territory played a part in WWII?
With eleven so-called “fingers,” in what state can you find the Finger Lakes?
Which state is known as “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” even though it actually has more like 11,800?
Although it has the longest official name, what is the smallest state in the U.S. at only 1,045 square miles?
At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day, which of the following cities is the first to greet the new year?
Commemorating the end of slavery, what holiday is celebrated on the day Granger arrived in Galveston?
4th of July
One of the country’s most accessible, what is America’s smallest national park and also the oldest protected area in the entire parks system?
Hot Springs National Park
Glacier National Park
Gateway Arch National Park
Channel Islands National Park
Leading to the Chesapeake Bay, which iconic and storied river flows through our nation’s capital?
As the first colony to ratify the brand-new constitution, which of the following became the first U.S. state in 1787?
Originally called the Hoover Dam in honor of President Hoover, who passed a bill for its construction, what was it called for a while during Roosevelt’s administration?
With more people than the entire country of Canada, what of our states has the greatest population?
Located in Sequoia National Park in California, what is the name of the world’s largest living tree (by volume)?
Spanning seven states, what is the longest mountain range in the U.S.?
In honor of World War I, what was the holiday called Veterans Day originally known as?
War Remembrance Day
The Great War Day
What was both the first state west of the Mississippi and the first state outside of the original U.S. territory to seek statehood?
Made official in 1968, what holiday originally only recognized fallen soldiers from the U.S. Civil War?
Located in Death Valley, what is the name of the lowest point in North America?
Red Bluff Reservoir
Although it’s not a national holiday, about half of Americans celebrate Halloween on October 31. What is the day after Halloween known as?
All Saints’ Day
All Soul’s Day
Sugar Rush Day
Day of the Dead
Topped by the Goddess of Liberty, which capital’s capitol building is the largest?
Salt Lake City
Meaning “The Great One,” what is the highest mountain in the United States?
Greater than the size of some states, what is the largest state capital by area, at an amazing 3,255 square miles?
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