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Well-Known Landmarks

These are landmarks that many tourists enjoy visiting each year in the U.S. I have written a description of the landmark and where it is located and all you have to do is guess which U.S, state it is in.

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    Niagara Falls is the waterfall that tourists flock to from both the American side of the falls and from the Canadian side, It is the most powerful waterfall on the North American continent. It stretches along the border of the U.S. and Canada. It is in the Canadian province of Ontario and in the U.S. city of Buffalo. What U.S. state is Niagara Falls part of?

    • New York
    • Missouri
    • Illinois
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    Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been carved out of the Black Hills. It is a very popular memorial seen by many tourists every year. You can see four influential U.S. presidents carved in the granite mountain – the 1st U.S. President George Washington, the 3rd U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, the 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, and the 26th U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. What state is this memorial in?

    • Wisconsin
    • South Dakota
    • Montana
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    Golden Gate Bridge stands 1.7 miles high above the San Francisco Bay. It is a suspension bridge painted in the color officially known as International Orange. From the bridge you can see many water craft and even seals playing in the waters. What state is it in?

    • Washington
    • Oregon
    • California
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    The Wave Coyote Buttes are found in the remote Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness on the border of two states. Here you can see amazing rock formation that looks just like a cresting wave that has been frozen in time, It is a swirl of Jurassic-age sandstone that was carved by the wind over 190 million years ago and therefore can be seen by only 20 people per day. On which two state borders can it be found?

    • Arizona and Utah
    • Montana and Iowa
    • Wyoming and Colorado
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    Portland Head Light was first illuminated in 1791 by whale-oil lamps. It is located in a lovely setting on the grounds of Fort Williams Park of Cape Elizabeth. Its 92-foot tall white tower is seen as a symbol of the state’s beauty. What state is it in?

    • New Hampshire
    • Maine
    • Vermont
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    Grand Central Terminal in NYC was constructed at the beginning of the 20th century. It is an impressive Beaux-Arts building with many amazing architectural details both inside and outside. It is known for its four-faced clock at the information booth, the gold-and-cerulean-blue ceiling with astronomical signs and fiber optic stars, and grand staircases. What state is it in?

    • Connecticut
    • New Jersey
    • New York
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    Gateway Arch of St. Louis is a stainless steel faced landmark that is officially known as the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. It became the Gateway Arch because of the city’s position as the gateway to the West in the 19th century. It is the tallest monument in the U,S more than twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty. What state is it in?

    • Missouri
    • Wisconsin
    • Indiana
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    Carlsbad Caverns in Carlsbad National Park can be found beneath the desert landscape of the Guadalupe Mountains. Here you can find over 100 limestone caves that were formed by sulfuric acid over the past few millennia. There are fascinating stalagmites that hang from the ceiling and grow from the cave floor in the most famous one the Carlsbad Cavern. What state is it in?

    • Nevada
    • Arizona
    • New Mexico
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    Independence Hall in Philadelphia is a Georgian building that was built in the 18th century. It was in these red-brick walls that the Declaration of Independence was adopted and the U.S. Constitution was drafted here. What state is this national shrine in?

    • Pennsylvania
    • Ohio
    • Delaware
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    Clingmans Dome in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park is an overlook tower from which you can see seven states. It is standing at the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains. What state is it in?

    • Illinois
    • Tennessee
    • Colorado
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    The Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas is upon a 8.5-acre lake on the Vegas Strip where water shoots up to 480 feet in the air. The display is choreographed with flashy lighting and music. What state is it in?

    • Arizona
    • New Mexico
    • Nevada
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    Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis consists of 23 arches that are made of native granite and limestone offering amazing panoramas of St. Anthony Falls across the Mississippi River. It is open to pedestrians and bicyclists, What state is it in/

    • Wisconsin
    • Minnesota
    • Michigan
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    River Walk in San Antonio is also known as the Paseo del Rio. It is a four-mile path stretching along the San Antonio River. Many visitors come each year to enjoy the cafes, hotels, and shops lined along the cypress-lined river. What state is it in?

    • Texas
    • Utah
    • California
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    Cloud Gate or The Bean in Chicago was unveiled in 2004 in Millennium Park. It is a futuristic looking stainless-steel sculpture. You can see the Chicago skyline reflected upon its surface. What state is it in?

    • Indiana
    • Michigan
    • Illinois

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