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Do You Love Traveling Around? Let’s See How Many Of These US Landmarks Can You Recognize!

A landmark is defined as "an object or feature of a landscape or town that is easily seen and recognized from a distance, especially one that enables someone to establish their location." Let's see if you can successfully identify these famous US Landmarks. If you want to test your knowledge of these iconic places, then this is the quiz you need to take.

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Mystic Seaport

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Brooklyn Bridge

The Selma Bridge

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a U.S. National Recreation Area protecting 82,027 acres of ecologically and historically significant landscapes surrounding the San Francisco Bay Area. Much of the park is land formerly used by the United States Army.

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Fort McHenry

Fort Sumter

Plymouth Rock

Seattle Space Needle

Seattle Space Needle
This Seattle icon was built in 1962 for the World’s Fair. The futuristic design was inspired by Space Age aspirations. The Seattle Space Needle is located at Seattle Centre and provides 360 degree views of some of Seattle’s most scenic sights such as Mount Rainier and Puget Sound.

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Statue of Liberty

Liberty Bell

Atlantic City

Caesar Rodney Statue

Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty is the most iconic landmark in North America. Lady Liberty has her own island within New York City. This copper statue was originally a gift to the United States from France.

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Yellowstone National Park

Mount Rushmore

Mt. Washington Cog Railway

Chimney Rock

Mount Rushmore
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a massive sculpture carved into Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. Completed in 1941 under the direction of Gutzon Borglum and his son Lincoln, the sculpture’s roughly 60-ft.-high granite faces depict U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.

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Hoover Dam

Buffalo National River

Blues Trail

Camel’s Hump

Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Kentucky Derby

Ebenezer Baptist Church

Willis Tower

Washington Monument

Washington Monument
The Washington Monument is an obelisk within the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War and the first President of the United States.

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Mississippi River

Havasupai Falls

Niagara Falls

Crater Lake

Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is a city on the Niagara River, in New York State. It’s known for the vast Niagara Falls, which straddle the Canadian border. In Niagara Falls State Park, the Observation Tower, at Prospect Point, juts out over Niagara Gorge for a view of all 3 waterfalls.

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Empire State Building

Breakers Mansion

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Ryman Auditorium

Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States. It was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and built from 1930 to 1931. Its name is derived from “Empire State”, the nickname of the state of New York.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Blue Ridge Parkway

Colorado National Monument

Monticello

Blue Ridge Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a National Parkway and All-American Road in the United States, noted for its scenic beauty. The parkway, which is America’s longest linear park, runs for 469 miles through 29 Virginia and North Carolina counties, linking Shenandoah National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Painted Canyon

The Grand Canyon

Antelope Canyon

The Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park, in Arizona, is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon, with its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history. Viewpoints include Mather Point, Yavapai Observation Station and architect Mary Colter’s Lookout Studio and her Desert View Watchtower.

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Freedom Trail

Yosemite National Park

Old Faithful

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s famed for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome.

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Oklahoma City National Memorial

The Henry Ford Museum

Salt Lake Temple

The Alamo

The Alamo
The Alamo Mission, commonly called the Alamo and originally known as the Misión San Antonio de Valero, is a historic Spanish mission and fortress compound founded in the 18th century by Roman Catholic missionaries in what is now San Antonio, Texas, United States.

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Gateway Arch

Kennedy Space Center

High Trestle Trail Bridge

Taliesin

Gateway Arch
Gateway Arch National Park is an American national park located in St. Louis, Missouri, near the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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Las Vegas Strip

Times Square

Dodge City

Denali

Times Square
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center, and neighborhood in midtown Manhattan in New York City. It is formed by the junction of Broadway, Seventh Avenue and 42nd Street.

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Devils Tower

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

The Hollywood Sign

USS Arizona Memorial

The Hollywood Sign
The Hollywood Sign (originally the Hollywoodland Sign) is an American landmark and cultural icon overlooking Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. It is situated on Mount Lee, in the Beachwood Canyon area of the Santa Monica Mountains.

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Wright Brothers Memorial

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

The White House

Korean War Veterans Memorial

The White House
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., and has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.

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Gettysburg National Military Park

Oak Alley Plantation

Bunker Hill Monument

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
The Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States; it is located on the western shore of Matanzas Bay in the city of St. Augustine, Florida.

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Grand Central Terminal

Abraham Lincoln Memorial

Faneuil Hall

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Abraham Lincoln Memorial
The Lincoln Memorial is a US national memorial built to honor the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., across from the Washington Monument, and is in the form of a neoclassical temple. The memorial’s architect was Henry Bacon.

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Cloud Gate

Key West Lighthouse

Arlington National Cemetery

Independence Hall

Key West Lighthouse
The Key West Lighthouse is located in Key West, Florida. The first Key West lighthouse was a 65-foot tower completed in 1825. It had 15 lamps in 15-inch reflectors.

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Crazy Horse Memorial

National Mall

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

African Burial Ground National Monument

Thomas Jefferson Memorial
The Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial built in Washington, D.C. between 1939 and 1943 under the sponsorship of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt thought that it was a suitable memorial to the Founding Fathers of the United States and to Thomas Jefferson, the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence and the founder of the Democratic-Republican Party.

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