In 51 charmingly illustrated infographic maps, explore every state of the USA from Alabama to Wyoming and the nation’s capital to discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, cities, nature, and historic events that have helped make America what it is today. You'll also get an expansive guide to the state flags and US presidents.
Ghost towns, swamp tours, the center of the universe…bacon donuts, brainy berries, salmon jerky…The French Fry King, The Mother of Oregon, The Queen of Blues…be inspired by the inventiveness, beauty, and diversity of the United States in thiscurious collection of fact-filled maps.
On each wonderful map, find:
Awelcome boxwith a short introduction to the state
Key facts, including the capital; state bird, flower, and tree; and statehood order
State iconscelebrating the state’s people, places, and history
Six inspiring peoplewho have a connection to the state
Region spotlight bubblesto allow you to discover more about one particular place
Amoments to remember boxwith a list of significant dates and their events in the state’s history
Each state’s map also contains information aboutwhich states it neighbors, itsbodies of water and borders, as well aswhere it is situated in the country. Did you know that while Hawaii shares its border with no one, both Missouri and Tennessee border eight other states? Manystate parks,battlefields,national forests, andreservationsare also included to inspire you to respect and explore the great outdoors. So pack your bags and say later ‘gator…the great States await!