America's cheeseburgers mapped
Cheeseburger day is being celebrated across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and, more importantly, at America's cheeseburger joints.
While Cheeseburger Day has been a thing on September 18 since the roaring 20s, social media has turned it into a promotional phenomenon, with some fast-food chains offering up free cheeseburgers to a limited number of customers. Others take the day as an opportunity to make a special cheeseburger.
Whatever way you choose to celebrate Cheeseburger Day, here's a map of America's most iconic places to get in on the action.
In this map:
- 22,959 Burger Kings ($NYSE:QSR)
- 17,538 McDonalds' ($NYSE:MCD)
- 7,087 Wendys' ($NASDAQ:WEN)
- 6,124 Tim Hortons' ($NYSE:QSR)
- 361 IN-N-OUT Burgers ($PRIV_INNOUTBURGER)
- 261 Shake Shacks ($NYSE:SHAK)
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