US State Capital Cities and Capitol Buildings

One great set of destinations to consider as you travel near or far, is visiting State Capitol Buildings in each state!

History, culture, government, and gorgeous architectural elements await your enjoyment!

Many State Capitols also have museums and exhibits that further detail everything from a state’s Native People, to its Geology, Wildlife, and more! You can also find monuments, memorials, statues, and gardens throughout most Capitol Grounds.

Will the State Legislature be in session? Find out!

Explore State Senate Floors, House Chambers, or maybe even meet Senators or Representatives in person!

You could easily spend a morning, afternoon, or entire day exploring!

For an even more up-close-and-personal or hands-on learning experience, be sure to ask about guided tours, behind-the-scenes access, or other educational activities such as Scavenger Hunts or Activity Sheets.

Did you know they even have a State Capitol Passport Book? Start collecting your stamps today!

For handy Suggested Products for Learning about State Capital Cities, be sure to CLICK HERE!

So, read through this list and bookmark it for all your future travels! Or, you can even use this list to explore each State Capitol Building from the comfort of your own home or classroom! Some of the state websites offer virtual tours and educator resources!

Be sure to check out a State Capitol Building if you are passing in or near any of the cities you see listed below!


Click the STATE NAME to learn more about fun things to do in that State!

Click the CITY NAME for SPGFAN City QUIKLISTS that include area attractions, dining, shopping, and lodging!

Click the 🌎 for the link directly to the STATE CAPITOL website!

Click the 💜 for photos from OUR FAMILY’S VISIT if we have been!

For ALL of Our Family’s State Capitol Visits, take a browse through Capitol Letters!
Looks like we’ve been to 32 out of 50, as well as DC!


(Not all city links are fully active, and not all our photos are uploaded yet, but we add more adventures every day! Bookmark this handy tool for your own planning, and be sure to check back often as we update more resources! Enjoy!)

(PS… Stars indicate capitols we have visited, but haven’t yet uploaded photos!)

(And, of course, ALWAYS check directly with the Capitol Building you wish to visit to ensure they are currently open to the public. I’m sure many are still closed at the current time.)

(If you are viewing the following chart on a smart phone, you may need to slide the chart with your finger, or possibly flip your phone on its side to maximize your view of all 4 columns.)


US State Capital Cities and Capitol Buildings

STATECITYLINKOUR
VISIT
AlabamaMontgomery, AL🌎*
AlaskaJuneau, AK🌎
Arizona Phoenix, AZ🌎
ArkansasLittle Rock, AR🌎 💜
CaliforniaSacramento, CA🌎 *
ColoradoDenver, CO🌎 *
ConnecticutHartford, CT🌎 *
DelawareDover, DE🌎
FloridaTallahassee, FL🌎💜
GeorgiaAtlanta, GA🌎 *
HawaiiHonolulu, HI🌎
IdahoBoise, ID🌎
IllinoisSpringfield, IL🌎 *
IndianaIndianapolis, IN🌎💜
IowaDes Moines, IA🌎💜
KansasTopeka, KS🌎 *
KentuckyFrankfort, KY🌎 *
LouisianaBaton Rouge, LA🌎 *
MaineAugusta, ME🌎 *
MarylandAnnapolis, MD🌎 *
MassachusettsBoston, MA🌎 *
MichiganLansing, MI🌎💜
MinnesotaSt. Paul, MN🌎💜
MississippiJackson, MS🌎
MissouriJefferson City, MO🌎
MontanaHelena, MT🌎
NebraskaLincoln, NE🌎 *
NevadaCarson City, NV🌎 *
New HampshireConcord, NH🌎
New JerseyTrenton, NJ🌎
New MexicoSanta Fe, NM🌎
New YorkAlbany, NY🌎
North CarolinaRaleigh, NC🌎 *
North DakotaBismarck, ND🌎
OhioColumbus, OH🌎
OklahomaOklahoma City, OK🌎
OregonSalem, OR🌎 *
PennsylvaniaHarrisburg, PA🌎
Rhode IslandProvidence, RI🌎
South CarolinaColumbia, SC🌎 *
South DakotaPierre, SD🌎
TennesseeNashville, TN🌎 *
TexasAustin, TX🌎 *
UtahSalt Lake City, UT🌎 *
VermontMontpelier, VT🌎 *
VirginiaRichmond, VA🌎 *
WashingtonOlympia, WA🌎 *
West VirginiaCharleston, WV🌎
WisconsinMadison, WI🌎💜
WyomingCheyenne, WY🌎 *
US Capitol BuildingWashington, DC🌎💜

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