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:
New York City
In what state is the Pacific Coast Highway?
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?
Logan Pass 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?
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?
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?