With the start of the Major League Baseball season this month, there is no better time to explore the USA’s sporting history and legacy along with engaging in some play. Below is a round up from our team of some of the must-see sporting venues, museums, teams and upcoming fixtures.

New Orleans will host the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ Super Bowl LIX (59) in 2025 and the city is already getting prepared. The game is scheduled to be played on February 9, 2025, at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. It’s a great time to visit this beautiful city rich with culture, food and sports.

New Orleans

The Caesars Superdome is one of the most famous of New Orleans’ sporting venues. Built in 1975 and renovated in 2006, the Caesars Superdome remains the most recognizable fixture on the New Orleans skyline and is the home of the New Orleans Saints. New Orleans is also home to the nation’s third-oldest race track, the Fair Grounds, and the Professional Golf Tournament’s Zurich Classic draws huge crowds every spring.


Meet Boston

Home to the world famous Boston Red Sox (Baseball), New England Patriots (American Football), Boston Bruins (Ice Hockey) Boston Celtics (Basketball) and New England Revolution (Soccer), Boston is a city dedicated to its sports.  Boston is set to host 7 matches in 2026 FIFA World Cup including one of the quarter finals. A visit to the City of Champions is a must  for sport lovers as the city gets ready to host the biggest sports tournament in the world. Fenway Park, “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark” is visited by fans from around the world. Guided Tours can be booked throughout the year.

Boston also offers the Sports Museum. Visitors can see treasures on display and the influence of sports on the social history and evolution of the city. Boston’s world-class venues host sporting events of all kinds, from UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship)  to historic college football games and the largest 3-day sailing regatta.

There are plenty of things to do along the Charles River that divides the cities of Boston and Cambridge. Visitors can rent a kayak, sail, canoe, or paddleboard from Paddle Boston to navigate its calm waters and enjoy serene views of the city. The Charles River is also home to Community Boating, Inc., and Community Rowing, Inc. offering accessible classes for all.

Boston is known for its many sports bars. Bleacher Bar is one of the most popular spots in town to watch any sport and overlooks Fenway Park. The Sporting Club at the Omni Bostel Hotel is an illustrious sanctuary for tastemakers, and sports enthusiasts alike.

Foxborough, a suburb south-west Boston is home to the New England Patriots and New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium, Boston’s FIFA World Cup stadium.


Discover New England

Some of the best ski resorts in the United States can be found in New England in places such as Stowe and Killington, Vermont, Sugarloaf in Maine, and Bretton Woods in New Hampshire. Jake Burton founded Burton Snowboards out of a Vermont barn in 1977 and dedicated the rest of his life to snowboarding. He was regarded as the Godfather of snowboarding, what Nike is to trainers, Burton is to Snowboarding. Visitors can go and visit Craig’s Place, the design and testing centre and take a free tour to journey through 40 years of Burton history.

New England is home to a number of ice-climbing destinations—most notably the Smugglers’ Notch.

For the ultimate skating adventure, head to Vermont to experience the longest ice trail in the United States; the Lake Morey Ice Skating Trail, when ice conditions permit its full operation.

Many New England cities have lovely outdoor skating rinks, such as Labrie Family Skate at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and the Providence Rink in Providence, Rhode Island.

New England isn’t just limited to outdoor but many fun indoor adventure sports too. The It Adventure Indoor Ropes Course in Connecticut is the largest facility of its kind in the world where you can tackle a challenging, aerial web of swaying plank bridges, cargo nets, tightropes, and ziplines.

New England offers endless opportunities for flatwater canoeing and kayaking for water sports enthusiasts and paddling lovers. Coastal kayaking abounds in Maine, whose southern region is home to the state’s two largest salt marshes, in Wells/Ogunquit and in Scarborough, just south of Portland. Connecticut’s 500-acre Great Island salt marsh is considered to be one of the best paddle sports destinations in the Northeast. The American invention known as boogie boarding is best represented by Hampton Beach in New Hampshire which is one of the cleanest beaches in the country. In Rhode Island, the 2022 opening of The Sailing Museum in Newport further punctuated this city’s long and storied association with the sport and its most famous race, the America’s Cup. America’s Cup Charters owns the world’s largest fleet of former America’s Cup champion yachts, and in addition to sightseeing tours, visitors can sign on for an actual hands-on racing experience.


Visit San Antonio

The Fiesta City is also home to many sporting arena and golf courses such as Golf Club of Texas – San Antonio. San Antonio was also named one of the best cities for cycling in the USA due to its more than 100 miles of multi-use trails along the Howard W. Peak Greenway Trail System. The Greenway trails wind through natural landscapes along many of San Antonio’s waterways,

One of the best outdoor activities in San Antonio is kayaking on the iconic River Walk. This new way to experience the River Walk’s southern stretch or Mission Reach, a glorious stretch of natural landscaping which can be enjoyed by people of all ages and multiple ability levels thanks to the river’s calm waters. This kayaking activity can be reserved through Mission Adventure Tours, It is not a guided tour but a chance to freely roam the River Walk spotting turtles and other wildlife that calls the healthy river home.

The Quarry Golf Course makes for a golfer’s paradise in the heart of the city. It is centrally located in the Alamo Heights community and is recognised as one of the most unique golf courses in the USA. It is home to an award-winning golf course, a fully-stocked pro shop, and a casual-dining restaurant that overlooks the majestic back nine of the course. The Hyatt Hill Country Golf Club boasts a scenic, lush and balanced 27-hole championship course. The course captures the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country including diverse terrain, tree-shaded plateaus, and several lakes and ponds.

The NBA’s San Antonio Spurs are a hugely popular team and play at the Frost Bank Centre.  They had the number one draft in the NBA last year with a player named Victor Wembanyama. Sports enthusiasts can also visit the Alamodome which was the home of the NBA World Champion San Antonio Spurs from 1993 to 2002.

Since 1949, the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has grown to become one of the largest, most prestigious single events in the city of San Antonio, with approximately 1.5 million visitors entering the grounds each year. The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo  is an annual event that will take place next year from 6th -23rd February.

San Antonio is also within easy driving distance of three FIFA World Cup 2026 venues – Dallas, Houseton and Monterrey, Mexico, making it an ideal location to stay and then travel to games.

San Antonio is a great stay choice for those wanting to visit Austin for Formula One at Circuit of the Americas.  The Alamo City is located west of Austin meaning race fans will both avoid traffic and enjoy better hotel rates, but with so much additional entertainment to offer visitors.


Visit Tucson

Tucson’s terrain lends itself to a variety of outdoor sports and recreational activities. Tucson’s sunny, dry climate and easy access to thousands of traditional and sports climbs make the Old Pueblo a mecca for rock climbing in Southern Arizona. One of the top rock-climbing destinations is Mt. Lemmon in Tucson’s Santa Catalina Mountains. Rising more than 9,000 feet above the Sonoran Desert floor, Mt. Lemmon has more than 2,700 climbing routes, ranging from single-pitch clip-ups to multi-pitch traditional routes, and the mountain’s steep walls are ideal for gravity-defying thrills at the end of a rope.

World-class athletes and up-and-coming amateurs alike routinely train and compete in the lanes of Tucson’s lap pools, where guests are also welcome to train. The heated outdoor pool at the University of Arizona’s Hillenbrand Aquatic Center is the home of the Wildcats’ national-calibre swim and dive teams. While world and Olympic-champion swimmers have honed their skills in the waters of the Hillenbrand Center pool. This facility is also open to the public.

When in Tucson, one can also visit the Arizona Stadium, an outdoor college football stadium located on the campus of the University of Arizona. It is the home of the Arizona Wildcats. The stadium stands as a testament to the history and continuing tradition of Arizona football.


Explore Louisiana

Louisiana’s state parks are great locations for water sports. The Bogue Chitto River is a popular spot for tubing – Louisiana River Adventures and the Bogue Chitto Tubing Center offer tubing trips down a popular stretch of the River, including multiple beaches and sandbars to stop for a break along the way. In Denham Springs, the Cajun Tubing & Kayaking is great for a laid-back float down the Amite River.

Horse racing is available at tracks across the state. In north Louisiana, at the eastern edge of Bossier City is Louisiana Downs Casino & Racetrack, one of the nation’s highest-quality courses. In New Orleans, America’s third-oldest racetrack, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has been a showcase for the sport of kings since 1872.

The LSU Tigers football program, also known as the Fighting Tigers, represents Louisiana State University in college football. The team plays on the university’s campus at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The stadium is the 4th largest on campus stadium in the USA and offers  guided tours   to visitors.


Tennessee Tourism

Tennessee is a sports fan’s dream with Nashville being one of the biggest sports hubs in the state. The Tennessee TitansNashville Predators and Nashville Soccer Club, all call the city home. Memphians assemble to catch the NBA Memphis Grizzlies and the University of Memphis Tigers. Knoxville natives gather to watch beloved University of Tennessee football and basketball.

The FedExForum, known as a premier NBA arena is the home of the Memphis Grizzlies. The arena has hosted 10 NBA playoff series and major college basketball tournaments, along with major boxing events.

The roar of NASCAR and stock cars can be heard as they whizz around the world’s fastest half-mile in Bristol Motor Speedway & Dragway, known as The Last Great Colosseum, for its action-packed events and Romanesque architecture. The speedway is among the largest sporting venues in the world.

A visit to Tennessee for a sports fan is incomplete without a trip to the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. It houses a multimedia collection of memorabilia, stories and more that honour the great legends in Tennessee sports. The Hall serves as a platform to connect athletes, coaches, sports fans and supporters by acknowledging the life achievements through sports.

The Titans’ new $2.1 billion domed stadium, to be called Nissan Stadium, is expected to open in spring 2027 at Nashville. The New Nissan Stadium would host Titans games, Tennessee State University football games and community activities, and also aim to attract the world’s largest and most prestigious events such as Super Bowls and College Football Playoffs.


Visit Mississippi

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum was named one of the Top 10 “Most Amazing Baseball Museums in America” by ESPN. The museum contains an array of sports-related, interactive exhibits and touch-screen television kiosks allowing museum visitors to access archival footage, achievement data, biographical information and more than 500 interviews with famous Mississippi athletes.

Mississippi is also known for its two excellent college football teams – Ole Miss Football and Mississippi State Football. There are a number of sporting venues worth visiting in the state too. Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field is the home of the University of Mississippi Rebels college football team. It’s currently the biggest stadium in the state of Mississippi and is an unmissable experience. Landers Center is a multi-facet facility capable of hosting a wide variety of events each year. The arena plays host to the Memphis Hustle, of the NBA’s G-League. The arena has hosted a number of  sporting events such as boxing, hockey, rodeos and basketball. The Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center is a multi-purpose arena in Biloxi, Mississippi. The Coliseum hosts a wide range of indoor sporting events and concerts.

Mississippi’s coast lends itself to amazing kayaking experiences and fishing along the Mississippi river. The Okatoma Outdoor Post is a family owned and operated outfitter offering canoeing, kayaking, camping and lodging along the Okatoma Creek. Pearl River Kayaks is a locally owned business in Brandon, Mississippi. Their goal is to introduce recreational kayaking to a wider audience & to provide a fun, affordable outdoor activity in Central Mississippi. They rent, deliver kayaks and all the equipment needed to explore the Pearl River & Ross Barnett Reservoir. There are plenty of premier fishing destinations in the state such as Aberdeen Lake in northern Mississippi, Black Creek in southern Mississippi and Choctaw Lake Recreation area.


Visit Mesa

Mesa is a great city to visit for basketball, football and hockey enthusiasts. Both the Chicago Cubs and Oakland A’s call Mesa home for a few months each year during their spring training season. Mesa has also been recognized as one of the country’s most desirable destinations for hosting dynamic sporting events.

There is nothing like watching a game whilst having a drink with the locals. Mesa’s  Sports Bars  promise a family friendly atmosphere and great energy. The G.O.A.T. is one of Mesa’s newest, located at Arizona Athletic Grounds. Whilst Gabby’s Sports Bar and Grille has been in the game for almost 40 years.

Mesa will soon be home to a 37-acre surf, gym, and multi-use development project called Cannon Beach Revel Surf Park. Expected in Summer 2024, this unique combination will create a more natural surfing line-up with a peak wave rather than a right-session-only or left-session-only option as found in many of today’s wave pools. This new technology and layout has gained the attention and excitement of the professional surf community due to its ability to cater to all skill levels.


Maverick Helicopters

Formula One will once again come to Las Vegas in 2024 with the race taking place on the famous Las Vegas Strip on 21st to 23rd November. Maverick Helicopters, will be offering special flight experiences for the Formula One Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix.

The GRAND Prix Experience is a luxury helicopter excursion to one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon. On the way to and from the Grand Canyon, guests will fly over the 17-turn, 3.8-mile F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix race circuit for an unparalleled arial perspective. Additional highlights include bird’s-eye views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Bowl of Fire, Mojave Desert and more. 


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