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Hint #1: This is the second largest island in the Caribbean and the second-most populous with over 11 million inhabitants.
Hint #2: The citizens were prohibited from owning cell phones until 2008.
Hint #3: This island capital is Havana.
Hint #1: This luxury hotel & resort was conceived by Steve Wynn and is operated by MGM Resorts International.
Hint #2: Inspired a Lake Como town in Italy that is famed for it’s elegance.
Hint #3: This resort property attractions include the choreographed water set to light and music and runs every 30 minutes during the afternoon and every 15 minutes in the evenings.
Answer: Bellagio (Also accepted: Bellagio Las Vegas, Bellagio Resort & Casino)
Hint #1: City name derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa.
Hint #2: This is the third most populous city in the United States.
Hint #3: Nickname: the Windy City.
Hint #1: World renowned château and gardens in the Île-de-France region.
Hint #2: Center of political power in France starting in 1682, when Louis XIV moved from Paris.
Hint #3: The peace treaty that ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers at the end of World War I was signed here.
Answer: Palace of Versailles (also accepted: Versailles, Gardens of Versailles)
Hint #1: This British Overseas Territory is comprised of two main island groups.
Hint #2: These islands are located southeast of the Bahamas, north of Hispanola, about 620 miles from Miami, and have a population (including foreigners) of about 49,000.
Hint #3: These islands were settled by salt collectors around 1680. During the early 1700’s these islands were popular pirate hideouts.
Hint #4: This Territory is comprised of eight main islands and more than 299 smaller islands have average annual high temperature of 84.3F/29.1C and low of 76.8F/24.9C.
Answer: Turks & Caicos Islands (also accepted Turks & Caicos)
Hint #1: Some of the best preserved cliff dwellings in the world.
Hint #2: This is a US National Park.
Hint #3: Likely built in the late 1190’s
Hint #4: This park was created in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt.
Answer: Mesa Verde National Park (also accepted Mesa Verde Cliff Dwellings/Palace & Mesa Verde)
Hint #1: It’s the largest single day sporting event in the world!
Hint #2: There are 6 tunnels & 26 bridges on the site!
Answer: Indianapolis 500 (also accepted Indy 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway)
Hint #1: This is the home of Canada’s largest indoor aquarium.
Hint #2: A moving walkway transports visitors through this “Dangerous Lagoon.”
Answer: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada (also accepted Ripley’s Aquarium, Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto)
Hint #1: Can you guess what Pacific Northwest STATE this wooden Sasquatch is located in?
Hint #2: This state was admitted to the Union as the 42nd state in 1889.
Hint #3: A nickname is “the Evergreen State.”
Answer: Washington State (also accepted: Washington, WA)
Hint #1: This Caribbean island country has five letters – starts and ends with “A” :“A __ __ __A”
Hint #2: One of the four countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Hint #3: 29 KM north of the coast of Venezuela.