The Ultimate Most Beautiful U.S. Drives Quiz
by Staff
There are innumerable beautiful drives in the United States and it isn't easy to pick the 10 best ones. But here is our choice for 10 beautiful drives that span the length and breadth of this vast country. Take this quiz to learn more about these drives.

What can you see along the Hawaii Belt?

  • snow-capped mountains, fjords, glaciers
  • jungles, farmland, beaches, lava deserts
  • rugged terrain, hot deserts, lochs, waterfalls

Where will you find Hawaii's famous Kona coffee?

  • near the town of Waimea
  • near the town of Honalo
  • near the town of Kailua-Kona

What is special about Key West?

  • It is the southernmost point of the continental United States.
  • It has more casinos than any other place in the United States.
  • It is only accessed via underground tunnels.

What was the previous name of the Seven Mile Bridge?

  • the Knight's Key Bridge
  • the Florida Keys Bridge
  • the Key Largo Bridge

What do these have in common: Canandaigua, Seneca, Skaneateles?

  • They are all mountains.
  • They are all lakes.
  • They are all cities.

The Finger Lakes stretch from Syracuse to:

  • Albany
  • New York City
  • Rochester

In what state is the Pacific Coast Highway?

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • California

During what months of the year is the Pacific Coast Highway most used?

  • July and August
  • September and October
  • March and April

What 52-mile (84-kilometer) road crosses Montana's Glacier National Park?

  • Jackson Road
  • Logan Pass Road
  • Going-to-the-Sun Road

Why do they close Going-to-the-Sun Road during the winter?

  • because the heavy snowfall makes it impassable
  • because the heavy flooding makes it impassable
  • because it is host to very strong and dangerous cross-winds

If you want to drive your large vehicle along Skyline Drive in Virginia, it has to be able to clear _____ along the way.

  • Mary's Rock Tunnel
  • Mary's Suspension Bridge
  • Joseph's Rock Tunnel

Why is the speed limit in Shenandoah National Park only 35 mph (56 kpm)?

  • because the roads have a lot of sharp bends
  • in order to protect the animals that often cross the roads there
  • because the law hasn't changed since the 1950s when the speed limit was first set

What animals might you see if you drive on Seward Highway in Alaska?

  • oxen, foxes, huskies and trout
  • penguins, otters, deer and buffalo
  • eagles, beluga whales, sheep and moose

What makes Crow Creek Mine popular?

  • You can see the inside of a coal mine there.
  • You can pan for gold there.
  • There is a diamond mining museum there.

What ancient ruins are found in the San Juan Mountains?

  • Mayan
  • Pueblo
  • Inca

How long would it take to drive from one end to the other of the San Juan Skyway?

  • about five hours
  • about 10 hours
  • about 18 hours

What states does the Brandywine Valley cross?

  • Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • Maryland and Delaware
  • Pennsylvania and Delaware

Which wealthy family had a great impact on the Brandywine Valley area?

  • Roosevelt
  • du Pont
  • Kennedy

What is the origin of the name Patchwork Parkway in Utah?

  • It was named after Native Americans who made thousands of quilts there.
  • It was named after pioneers who lay quilts over the snow in order to cross there.
  • It was named for the unending variety of patches of land there resembling a patchwork quilt.

If you travel Route 143 to an elevation of 10,567 feet (3,221 meters), where do you reach?

  • Cedar Breaks National Monument
  • Utah National Plateau
  • Cedar Breaks Mountain