Top Sporting Events In The US

Planning a trip to the US can be challenging, particularly as there is a lot of planning of long-haul flights, organising your new passport and undergoing your ESTA Visa application, however, this is all made much simpler when you are attending one of the worlds biggest sporting events. In this article, we are looking into some of the best sporting events to attend during your time in the US.

The Kentucky Derby – Louisville, Kentucky

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One of the biggest horse races to take place every year in the US is the Kentucky Derby. With some of the best horses in the world competing in this race you are set to see one of the most exciting horse races there is. With a number of celebrity faces as well as a number of world-famous horses, this is the place to be for horse lovers who want to win some money.

Yankees Vs Red Sox -New York City

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For those that love everything to do with baseball, there is nothing more exciting than the Yankees Vs the Red Sox every year and this rivalry date back centuries. With a game played in the US as well as a game played in the MLB London Series, this gives fans a number of ways they can see their two favourite teams go head to head. With the series gaining popularity both in the US and across the pound, you have multiple chances to see your favourite teams play to be the best of the best in this fierce rivalry between the new teams.

Daytona International Speedway – Daytona Beach Florida

Another major sporting event that is well worth visiting in 2020 if you are traveling to the US is the Daytona 500 NASCAR race that takes place on the speedway every year. Located in the warm weather of Daytona beach in Florida, this race is one of the most popular races of the whole NASCAR season. With famous drivers such as Kurt Busch, Austin Dillon and Kevin Harvick being in the top 10 drivers for 2019, February 16th, 2020 is when the best of the best will compete to be the winner of the Daytona 500.

The U.S Open – Queens New York

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If you are a fan of tennis, then you are in luck. With the qualifying rounds being played during the latter part of August, there is still time to organise the perfect trip to watch the very best of the best play in this prestigious tournament. With famous players such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams all playing to win the US Open, this is the place to be for tennis lovers following the end of the Wimbledon tournament. Whilst you are attending this tournament, you can also spend time exploring New York City and see some of the sites for yourself.

With a number of sporting events taking place around the US in 2019-2020, there is this is the perfect time to book tickets and plan your US adventure for a little slice of the biggest sporting event of the year. Which will you be attending this year?

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