Illinois: Located in the Midwest and famous for Abraham Lincoln Historic Sites & the Sears Tower
Louisiana: Louisiana is the only state with a large population of Cajuns, descendants of the French-speaking Acadians who were driven out of Canada in the 1700s, because they wouldn’t pledge allegiance to the King of England. Louisiana also has the longest coastline (15,000 miles) of any state.
New Orleans, LA
Maryland: Maryland Eastern and Western Shore embrace the Chesapeake Bay
Ocean City, MD
Massachusetts: Origin of Name is from Massachusett Indian Tribe meaning “a large hill place”. Another interesting fact, the Morgan Horse descended from a little bay stallion born in West Springfield, MA, in 1789. Named “Figure”
Missouri: Its Origin of Name: Algonquian. An Indian word meaning “river of the big canoe”.
Osage Beach, MO
Lake Ozark, MO