Rick Riordan
     locations from Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
      
    The Saratoga battlefield
    In fifth grade, Percy has an accident with a cannon
      
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Percy's fifth-grade field trip
      
    Montauk, Long Island
    Percy and his mother's vacation cabin
      
    United States Military Academy, West Point
    Annabeth's father is a professor of American history
      
    The Lincoln Tunnel
    The Furies attack
      
    Amtrak station, St. Louis
    Percy and his friends have a three hour layover
      
    The Gateway Arch
    Percy encounters a fat lady with a Chihuahua
      
    The floating McDonalds (approximate location)
    Percy comes ashore after falling into the Mississippi
      
    Denver Amtrak station
    Percy and his friends arrive on June 14
      
    The Las Vegas strip
    Percy releases the zebra, the lion, and the antelope
      
    The Santa Monica pier
    The cab drops off Percy, Annabeth, and Grover
      
    Valencia Boulevard
    DOA Recording Studios
      
    La Guardia
    Percy, Annabeth, and Grover land in New York
      
    The Empire State Building
    Olympus is on the 600th floor