What big sports fans need right now is an all-around-the-country road trip to learn about the country’s history of sports, and also learn about the cities that they visit!
What better way to start the road trip than to visit the beautiful beaches of Miami, Florida! Tourists can visit the beaches and clubs of Miami while visiting the AmericanAirlines Stadium, home of the Miami Heat, as well as Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Dolphins) and Marlins Park (Miami Marlins.)
Tourists can work their way up north from Miami, stopping at Atlanta, Georgia. Tourists can visit Centennial Olympic Park and the World of Coca-Cola. Sports fans can visit the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta Falcons), Truist Park (Atlanta Braves), and State Farm Arena (Atlanta Hawks).
After that, the next stop is Washington, D.C. There are plenty of tourist attractions, such as the White House, the Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial, and the Smithsonian. As for the sports fans, they can visit FedEx Field (Washington Football Team), Nationals Park (Washington Nationals), and Capital One Arena (Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals).
Taking I-95 N will take tourists from Washington all the way to New York City. Being one of the most populated cities in the world, New York City has plenty of attractions to offer, such as the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, the Empire State Building, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Time Square. The sports history runs strong here, where fans can visit Yankee Stadium (New York Yankees), MetLife Stadium (New York Giants/Jets), Madison Square Garden (New York Knicks and New York Rangers), Citi Field (New York Mets), and Barclays Center (New York Nets and New York Islanders).
The last northern trip will be Boston, Massachusetts. Home to the start of the American Revolution, Boston has many patriotic attractions for tourists, such as the Freedom Trail, Museum of Fine Arts, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Old North Church, and Boston Harbor. Boston isn’t just known for its historic past, but as well as its historic champion sports teams. Fans can visit Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox), TD Garden (Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics), and Gillette Stadium (New England Patriots).
From Boston, the road map tells followers to take I-90 W, where one of the pit stops is Canton, Ohio. The birthplace of American football, Canton is definitely a must-see for all sports fans. Tourists can visit the Canton Classic Car Museum, William McKinley’s Presidential Museum and Memorial, and the First Lady’s National Historic Site. Sports fans can visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, named after former Saints owner Tom Benson.
Getting back on I-90 W will travelers to Chicago, Illinois. Go ahead and grab some deep dish pizza and hot dogs and visit Millenium Park, Navy Pier, the Art Institute, and Shedd Aquarium. Chicago is one of the oldest sports cities in America, so fans will have a good time visiting the oldest NFL stadium, Soldier Field (Chicago Bears), as well as Wrigley Field (Chicago Cubs), United Center (Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks), and Guaranteed Rate Field (Chicago White Sox).
Leaving Chicago, the path will bring you to I-80 W, where in 1,001 miles, you will reach Denver, Colorado. Known for its world-class cultural attractions, Denver has plenty to offer, such as the Botanic Gardens, Art Museum, Zoo, Red Rocks Park, and amusement parks. In sports, Denver has an advantage to other cities, as Denver has higher elevation. Fans will notice this when they visit Empower Field at Mile High (Denver Broncos), Coors Field (Colorado Rockies), and Ball Field (Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets).
Hopping back on I-80 W will now take you all the way to San Francisco, the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. One of the most recognizable cities in the world, San Francisco has plenty of attractions that people can visit, like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Lombard Street, and Union Square. Sports fans can recognize that San Francisco is not just famous for its business, but also for its success as a sports city. Fans will have a great time visiting Levi’s Stadium (San Francisco 49ers), Oracle Park (San Francisco Giants), Chase Center (Golden State Warriors), and SAP Center (San Jose Sharks).
Taking I-5 S will take travelers to Los Angeles, the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Visitors can visit Disneyland, Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, and Griffith Observatory. Sports buffs will have a blast here, visiting places with rich history, such as the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Angel Stadium (Los Angeles Angels), Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers), Honda Center (Anaheim Ducks), Staples Center (Los Angeles Kings and Los Angeles Lakers/Clippers), and the new SoFi Stadium (Los Angeles Chargers/Rams).
From there, explorers will have a while to drive, and few sights to see before they reach Houston, Texas via I-10 E. The fourth biggest city in the country by population, Houston has plenty of history that visitors should learn about. There are attractions such as the Space Center, NASA, Zoo, Museum of Natural Science, and an Art Museum. For sports lovers, Houston has plenty of history that could be talked about for years. They can visit the Astrodome, NRG Stadium (Houston Texans), Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros), and Toyota Center (Houston Rockets).
The final stop on the road trip is New Orleans, Louisiana, the perfect place to end a good time with even more good times! Tourists can visit Bourbon Street, the National World War II Museum, Jackson Square, Audubon Zoo, Aquarium and Insectarium, and St. Louis Cathedral. Sports fans will be in awe when they visit the prosperous history of sports in New Orleans. Sports enthusiasts can visit the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home to the New Orleans Saints and host of seven Super Bowls (world record for one venue), as well as visiting Smoothie King Center (New Orleans Pelicans), and Shrine on Airline (New Orleans Gold).
If you need to clear your head, but still want to be fascinated with history, take this road trip, and you will indeed have plenty of fun!