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Baseball, because the major league teams play so many games (162 in total, usually ﬁve or so a week throughout the summer), is probably the easiest sport to catch when traveling. The ballparks – such as Boston’s historic Fenway Park, LA’s glamorous Dodger Stadium, or Baltimore’s evocative Camden Yards – are great places to spend time. It’s also among the cheapest sports to watch (from around $10 a seat), and tickets are usually easy to come by. Pro football, the American variety, is quite the opposite.
It’s also among the cheapest sports to watch (from around $10 a seat), and tickets are usually easy to come by. Pro football, the American variety, is quite the opposite. Tickets are exorbitantly expensive and almost impossible to obtain (if the team is any good), and most games are played in anonymous municipal bunkers; you’ll do better stopping in a bar to watch it on TV. College football is a whole lot better and more exciting, with chanting crowds, cheerleaders, and cheaper tickets. Although New Year’s Day games such as the Rose Bowl or the Orange Bowl are all but impossible to see live, big games like Nebraska vs Oklahoma, Michigan vs Ohio State, or Notre Dame vs anybody are not to be missed if you’re anywhere nearby.
They’re readily available through general online booking agents such as Expedia and Travelocity, as well as through speciﬁc airlines. Several of the operators listed here go one stage further and book accommodation for self-drive tours; some travelers consider having their itineraries planned and booked by experts to be a real boon. Bon Voyage, for example, arranges tailormade packages in the Southwest; the cost of twelve nights in Arizona, Utah, and Nevada, ﬂying into Las Vegas and out from Phoenix, and staying in standard hotels, starts at around £1100 per person.