From tropical beaches to alpine peaks, from rolling prairie lands and barren deserts to dense wilderness and majestic forests, the United States is a nation of staggering natural, geological, and cultural diversity. Here you will find some of the world’s largest lakes, deepest canyons, and mightiest rivers. Here you will walk amongst people of all skin colors, cultures, and backgrounds. Of all the different cities in this unique country, where do you belong?
We will analyze your lifestyle, work habits, and attitudes based on your answers to this test and return with the city in the U.S. that fits your personality the best. You might be surprised!
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It’s a hot summer’s day and your friends have invited you to go to the beach with them. What would you do?
Ready when you are! Beach, bikini, sunshine, surfing... Can't wait!
I'd be up for finding a quieter beach, drinking a few root beers and catching up with friends.
No thanks, I don't want to get sunburned. I'll be inside with the AC blasting.
You're heading off for a long vacation. What plans do you have?
Shopping spree and eat, eat, eat!
Camping outdoors with the whole family.
Go snorkling on a quiet island.
After stuffing your face with food during the holidays, you’ve decided to get rid of those love handles. How would you go about your weight loss plan?
Find a gym and work with a personal trainer
Go running outdoors
Hike up the mountains and enjoy the scenery
Your friends have invited you to go camping with them. It's a long hike up to the camping grounds. What would you do?
Too much trouble. Find an excuse not to go.
You’ll go as long as the hike isn’t too intense.
Not a problem! Meet you guys up there.
You’re on your way home after working overtime and suddenly feel like getting a drink. What would you do?
Most restaurants are probably closed. I’ll just go home and have a beer.
Go to a friend's house to have some whiskey together.
Go to a pub with some live music
Get some friends together and go clubbing. If we get too tired we’ll just check into a hotel nearby for the night.
Where do you usually shop for clothes?
The Goodwill close to home
Outlets in the area
Places like 5th Avenue in New York
Your thoughts on luxury products and designer brands:
Stuff I see on TV and magazines. Not relevant to my life.
I really like them and will occasionally spend my hard-earned money on a secondhand bag.
Gotta have them. They say everything about your class and your taste!
Your friends most resemble which of the following type of girls?
Your friends most resemble which of the following type of guys?
Can you recall the names of 5 or more restaurants that you love within a minute?
Which of the following scenarios do you find more terrifying?
Walking against the flow of people on a very crowded street.
On the way to visiting a friend you notice the streets are deserted and there’s not a shadow to be seen.
The supermarket has a long line at the cash register. What would you do?
Walk around for awhile and checkout later.
Wait in line and play with your phone.
Your knowledge of your hometown’s history mostly comes from:
What people in your family have told you
Local museums and exhibits
Which of the two objects below tugs at your heartstring more?
An extreme minimalist modern painting
A handmade craft by an old craftsman
Do you enjoy fishing?
Not really interested.
Yes, fishing helps me find peace of mind.
If you don’t have to worry about expenses, your preferred mode of transportation during traveling would be:
Washington, D.C.00545151790177646,449Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings – including the iconic ones that house the federal government’s 3 branches: the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court – but also its museums and performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/1.jpg
Los Angeles1155515185013023,884,307Nicknamed the City of Angels, Los Angeles is a global city with a diverse economy in entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, sports, technology, education, medicine and research. It has been ranked sixth in the Global Cities Index and 9th Global Economic Power Index. The city is home to renowned institutions covering a broad range of professional and cultural fields and is one of the most substantial economic engines within the United States.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/2.jpg
San Diego10435141847963.61,305,736San Diego is a city on the Pacific coast of California known for its beaches, parks and warm climate. Immense Balboa Park is the site of the world-famous San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums and gardens. A deep harbor is home to a large active naval fleet, with the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum, open to the public.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/3.jpg
Little Rock02234121868261.31184,564Little Rock is a major cultural, economic, government and transportation center within Arkansas and the South. The city includes cultural institutions such as the Arkansas Arts Center, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, in addition to the hiking, boating, and other outdoor recreational opportunities. Little Rock's history is also available to residents and visitors in a variety of ways; history museums, historic districts or neighborhoods like the Quapaw Quarter, and historic sites like Little Rock Central High School.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/4.jpg
New Haven1133313189520.1130,741New Haven was founded in 1638 by English Puritans, and a year later eight streets were laid out in a four-by-four grid, creating what is now commonly known as the “Nine Square Plan”. New Haven is the home of Yale University and the first public tree planting program in America, producing a canopy of mature trees (including some large elms) that gave New Haven the nickname “The Elm City”.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/5.jpg
Honolulu22441151959272.1390,738Honolulu, on Oahu’s south shore, is capital of Hawaii, and gateway to the U.S. island chain. The Waikiki neighborhood is its center for dining, nightlife and shopping, famed for its iconic crescent beach backed by palms and high-rise hotels, with volcanic Diamond Head looming in the distance. Sites relating to the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor include the USS Arizona Memorial.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/6.jpg
Phoenix02443141881475.11,445,632Phoenix is the capital of the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona, and anchor of a sprawling, multicity metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. The area is known for high-end resorts, Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses and vibrant nightclubs, but the city's biggest attraction may be the sunshine and winter warmth.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/7.jpg
Miami10542151896143.15420,048Miami, at Florida's southeastern tip, is a vibrant city whose Cuban influence is reflected in the cafes and cigar shops that line Calle Ocho in Little Havana. Miami Beach, on barrier islands across the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay, is home to glamorous South Beach, famed for its colorful art deco buildings, white sand, surfside hotels and trendsetting nightclubs.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/8.jpg
Atlanta01444051837343447,841Atlanta is the sprawling capital of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city's past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, 21-acre Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/9.jpg
Chicago00545151837606.12,714,856Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline bristling with skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, sleek, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower and neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute and its expansive collections, including noted Impressionist works.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/10.jpg
Indianapolis00344041821963.5829,718Indianapolis continues to be a distribution and logistics center, as more interstate highways intersect with the city than any other in the U.S. This has led to the city's nickname as the “Crossroads of America”. Three Fortune 500 and four Fortune 1000 companies are based in the city, along with a robust sport tourism and convention industry. Indianapolis hosts many notable events annually, including the largest single-day sporting event in the world, the Indianapolis 500. As headquarters for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the city frequently hosts the Men's and Women's basketball tournaments.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/11.jpg
Detroit00235141806370.03688,701Detroit is the largest city in the midwestern state of Michigan. Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts is famed for Diego Rivera murals inspired by the city’s long-standing ties to the auto industry, which earned it the nickname “Motor City”. Detroit is also the birthplace of Motown Records, whose chart-topping history is on display at Hitsville U.S.A.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/12.jpg
Kansas City (KCK)00122121886332.5145,786Kansas City is the third-largest city in the state of Kansas, the county seat of Wyandotte County, and the third-largest city of the Kansas City metropolitan area.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/13.jpg
Louisville003351417781032699,827Louisville, Kentucky's largest city, is situated on the Ohio River along the Indiana border. Every May, its race course Churchill Downs hosts the Kentucky Derby, a renowned horse race whose long history is explored at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Baseball is celebrated at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, where Major League bats are produced and a giant baseball “slugger” marks the entrance.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/14.jpg
Anchorage021131519125079.2291,826Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, is in the south-central part of the state on the Cook Inlet. It's known for its cultural sites, including the Alaska Native Heritage Center, which displays traditional crafts, stages dances and presents replicas of dwellings from the area’s indigenous groups. The city is also a gateway to nearby mountains (including the Chugach, Kenai and Talkeetna) and vast wilderness.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/15.jpg
Boise00211121864163.8211,830Boise, Idaho, the state capital, is the largest city in Idaho and the center of commerce and politics for the state. It is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and residents enjoy many outdoor activities from skiing to boating. The terrain surrounding the city is very mixed and includes desert, rivers, mountains, and lakes.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/16.jpg
Portland, Maine10234131786179.8566,194Portland is a city in the U.S. state of Maine, set on a peninsula extending into Casco Bay. The Old Port waterfront features working fishing wharves and converted warehouses with restaurants and shops. Nearby, the Western Promenade is a public park atop a bluff, offering river and mountain views. Its surrounding district, the West End, is full of Victorian-era homes, including the Victoria Mansion museum.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/17.jpg
Baltimore12355151729200620,961Baltimore is a major city in Maryland with a long history as an important seaport. Fort McHenry, birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sits at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Today, this harbor area offers shops, upscale crab shacks and attractions like the Civil War–era warship the USS Constellation and the National Aquarium, showcasing thousands of marine creatures.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/18.jpg
Boston11555151630232.1645,966One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston. Upon American independence from Great Britain, the city continued to be an important port and manufacturing hub, as well as a center for education and culture. The area's many colleges and universities make Boston an international center of higher education and medicine, and the city is considered to be a world leader in innovation and entrepreneurship.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/19.jpg
Minneapolis00323141867151.3372,833Minneapolis is a major city in Minnesota that forms “Twin Cities” with the neighboring state capital of St. Paul. Bisected by the Mississippi River, it's known for its parks and lakes. Minneapolis is also home to many cultural landmarks like the Walker Art Center, a contemporary art museum, and its adjacent Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, famed for Claes Oldenburg's “Spoonbridge and Cherry” sculpture.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/20.jpg
Jackson01213021822276.7173,514Jackson is on the Pearl River, which drains into the Gulf of Mexico, and it is part of the Jackson Prairie region of the state. The city is named after General Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 and later served as U.S. President. The current slogan for the city is “Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul”. It has had numerous musicians prominent in blues, gospel and jazz, and was known for decades for its illegal nightclubs on the Gold Coast; one site has been designated for the Mississippi Blues Trail.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/21.jpg
Jersey City1135213184054.596247,597Jersey City is the second-most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Jersey City is bounded on the east by the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay and on the west by the Hackensack River and Newark Bay. The city is an important transportation terminus and distribution and manufacturing center for the Port of New York and New Jersey. Financial and service industries as well as direct rapid transit access to Manhattan in New York City have played a prominent role in the redevelopment of the Jersey City waterfront and the creation of one of the nation's largest downtown central business districts.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/22.jpg
Santa Fe0212501160796.972,056Santa Fe, New Mexico’s capital, sits in the Sangre de Cristo foothills. It’s renowned for its Pueblo-style architecture, and as a creative arts hotbed. Founded as a Spanish colony in 1610, it has at its heart the traditional Plaza. The surrounding historic district’s crooked streets wind past adobe landmarks like the Palace of the Governors, now home to the New Mexico History Museum.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/23.jpg
New York1255515169810008,336,697Home to the Empire State Building, Times Square, Statue of Liberty and other iconic sites, New York City is a fast-paced, globally influential center of art, culture, fashion and finance. The city’s 5 boroughs sit where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean, with the island borough of Manhattan at the “Big Apple”'s core.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/24.jpg
Charlotte02433141768629610,949Charlotte is a major city and commercial hub in North Carolina. Its modern city center (Uptown) is home to the Levine Museum of the New South, which explores post–Civil War history in the South, and hands-on science displays at Discovery Place. Uptown is also known for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which celebrates the sport of auto racing through interactive exhibits and films.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/25.jpg
Cincinnati01323141788206.1296,945Cincinnati is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio that serves as county seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located on the north side of the confluence of the Licking with the Ohio River. Because it is the first major American city founded after the American Revolution as well as the first major inland city in the country, Cincinnati is sometimes thought of as the first purely “American” city. Cincinnati is known for its historic architecture. In the late 1800s, Cincinnati was commonly referred to as “Paris of America”, due mainly to such ambitious architectural projects as the Music Hall, Cincinnatian Hotel, and Shillito Department Store.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/26.jpg
Oklahoma01311141907835.6541,500Oklahoma City is the capital of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It's known for its cowboy culture and capitol complex, surrounded by working oil wells. The reflecting pool and empty glass and bronze chairs of the Oklahoma City National Memorial recall the victims of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The Survivor Tree, an American elm nearly destroyed in the attack, is also part of the memorial.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/27.jpg
Philadelphia115451516824001,526,006Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest city, is notable for its rich history, on display at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall – where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed – and other American Revolutionary sites. No less iconic are the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, immortalized by Sylvester Stallone’s triumphant run in the film “Rocky”.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/28.jpg
Providence0122512163670178,042Providence is the capital city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It's home to Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design, whose RISD Museum displays American art and silver. Nearby, 18th- and 19th-century homes line the streets of College Hill. Waterplace Park is the backdrop for the WaterFire art installation, which lights up the surrounding tidal basin most nights in the summer and for special events.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/29.jpg
Columbia, South Carolina01413141786346.5122,819Columbia is the capital of and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The name Columbia was a poetic term used for the United States, originating from the name of Christopher Columbus. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina, the state's flagship and largest university, and is also the site of Fort Jackson, the largest United States Army installation for Basic Combat Training. In 1860, the city was the location of the South Carolina Secession Convention, which marked the departure of the first state from the Union in the events leading up to the Civil War.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/30.jpg
Nashville013131417791362.5569,891Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. Legendary country music venues include the Grand Ole Opry House, home of the famous “Grand Ole Opry” stage and radio show, in Music Valley. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and historic Ryman Auditorium are Downtown, as is the District, packed with legendary honky-tonks, dive bars and dance halls.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/31.jpg
Houston1052215183715012,144,491Houston is a sprawling metropolis in Texas, extending to Galveston Bay. It’s closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex. The city’s relatively compact Downtown includes the Theater District, home to the renowned Houston Grand Opera, and the Historic District, which pairs 19th-century architecture with trendy restaurants.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/32.jpg
Dallas01423141856997.11,241,162Dallas, a modern metropolis in north Texas, is a commercial and cultural hub of the region. Downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza commemorates the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. In the Arts District, the Dallas Museum of Art and Crow Collection of Asian Art cover thousands of years of art. The sleek Nasher Sculpture Center showcases contemporary sculpture.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/33.jpg
Salt Lake City02313141847285.9189,899Salt Lake City, Utah’s high-elevation capital, is bordered by the buoyant waters of the Great Salt Lake and the snow-capped peaks of the Wasatch Range. Downtown’s 10-acre Temple Square, headquarters of the Mormon Church, is home to the majestic, 19th-century Salt Lake Temple and the neo-Gothic Assembly Hall. The acclaimed Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs in the square’s domed Tabernacle.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/34.jpg
Virginia Beach102110219061288.1448,479Virginia Beach, a coastal city in southeastern Virginia, lies where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. A 3-mile boardwalk stretches along its beach-lined oceanfront. The bayside First Landing State Park marks the 1607 arrival of the Jamestown colonists from England. The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center exhibits ocean life including sharks, rays and sea turtles in globally themed habitats.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/35.jpg
Seattle12533151869369.2608,660Seattle, on Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest, is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests, and encompasses thousands of acres of parkland (hence its nickname, “Emerald City”). It’s home to a thriving tech industry, with Microsoft and Amazon.com headquartered in its metropolitan area. The futuristic Space Needle, a legacy of the 1962 World’s Fair, is its most recognizable landmark.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/36.jpg
Madison00212131839243.54233,209Named after President James Madison, this Wisconsin state capital is located in the south central region. Madison is built on an isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, two of the many glacial lakes that makes this state famous. Madison is a beautiful city with over 200 city parks, several well kept bike and walking trails, and a rich variety of art and natural history museums, theaters, and fun things to do. To the east is Lake Michigan, perfect for sailing, camping, and water sports. In the winter, ice fishing and skating are popular pastimes in the Badger State.//www.arealme.com/us-city/show/37.jpg