best US maps

The Best Map of the US #3

The Best Map of the US #3

Time for another map of the US. This one was submitted by Amanda: Amanda drew this map in kindergarten and saved it on her fridge for this day. There’s a lot going on here: This version of the US has about 10 states. That’s nice–it simplifies things. This is the first map to include Alaska, […]


The Best Map of the US #2

The Best Map of the US #2

Time for another map of the US. This one was submitted by John after three beers: There’s an artistic simplicity here. It looks like John drew the outline of the map without lifting his pen off the paper, which is an achievement upon itself. Aside from the odd little peninsula up near Massachusetts, I’m more curious about […]


The Best Map of the US #1

The Best Map of the US #1

A month ago, I asked readers to submit hand-drawn maps of the US…that they drew while intoxicated. Yeah, I haven’t heard from anyone about that. I did, however, receive the contribution below (drawn on Microsoft Paint by fellow blogger Lorena while sober). Look below the drawing for analysis and info about how you can contribute a […]