The Great American Retiree Road Trip Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Now that you're retired, you might be ready to set out on new adventures. Remember: The end of one road is the start of another. Before you hit those roads, test your road-trip knowledge with this quiz!

What are three of the best coastal road trips?

Seward Highway in Alaska, Hana Highway in Hawaii and Big Sur in California are hard to beat for craggy coastal views.

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Which of the following routes did John Steinbeck call "The Mother Road"?

Connecting Chicago and Los Angeles, Route 66 was the setting of Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath."

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Which of the following is nicknamed "The Blues Highway"?

From New Orleans to Minnesota, and especially from Tennessee to Mississippi, Route 61 is known as America's Blues Highway.

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On which road will you have to negotiate with oncoming traffic going over many one-lane bridges?

Forty-six of the 59 bridges along Hawaii's 68-mile (109.4-kilometer) Hana Highway are only one lane wide.

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Which of the following routes naturally hits the most national parks?

Including Glacier, Yellowstone, Rocky Mountain and Grand Teton National Parks, the Rocky Mountain states include some of the country's most famous parks.

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Which of the following includes the longest bridge in the United States?

The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway spans 23.8 miles (38.4 kilometers) -- the longest bridge in the United States.

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Which of the following mountain drives reaches the highest altitude?

With a high point of 12,183 feet (3,713 meters), Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park remains closed until the early summer.

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Which is the longest interstate in the United States?

The longest interstate in the U.S., I-90 runs 3,099 miles (4,987 kilometers) from Seattle to Boston.

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Which of these roads crosses the Continental Divide?

Montana's Going-to-the-Sun Road crosses the Continental Divide at Logan Pass, at an elevation of 6,646 feet (2,026 meters).

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On which road trip would you pass Meramec Caverns?

More than 40 billboards advertise Meramec Caverns along historic Route 66, resulting in more than 150,000 visitors every year.

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