Tailgating Through the NFL

From stadium to stadium and division to division, we’ve crisscrossed the country highlighting all 32 NFL teams and their top tailgating experiences.

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Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

Landmark vs. Landmark
The Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York Harbor.
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Landmark vs. Landmark

Landmark vs. Landmark

Paul Revere Statue
The Paul Revere statue outside of the Old North Church in Boston’s North End, where the famous "1 if by land, and 2 if by sea" signal was sent.
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Lincoln Tunnel

Lincoln Tunnel

Driving Challenge vs. Driving Challenge
The Lincoln Tunnel, which connects New Jersey to Manhattan, is notorious for traffic backups.
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Driving Challenge vs. Driving Challenge

Driving Challenge vs. Driving Challenge

One-Way Streets
Boston’s narrow 1-way streets often make it difficult to maneuver your way across town.
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New York Style

New York Style

Food vs. Food
New York-style, thin-crust pizza.
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Food vs. Food

Food vs. Food

Clam Chowder
Boston is known for having some of the best clam chowder in New England.
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Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum

Museum vs. Museum
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
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Museum vs. Museum

Museum vs. Museum

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts
With more than 450,000 works of art, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts is one of the largest museums in the United States. Attracting more than 1 million visitors per year, this museum is one of the most visited art museums in the world.
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Fifth Avenue

Fifth Avenue

Shopping vs. Shopping
Lined with upscale shops, Fifth Avenue in Manhattan is one of the most expensive shopping destinations in the world.
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Shopping vs. Shopping

Shopping vs. Shopping

Newbury Street
Located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, Newbury Street has been a trendy shopping spot for Bostonians since the late 1970s.
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The Subway

The Subway

Transportation vs. Transportation
The NYC subway.
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Transportation vs. Transportation

Transportation vs. Transportation

The T
Boston’s MBTA, better known as The T.
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Central Park

Central Park

Park vs. Park
A city landmark since 1857, Central Park is located in, you guessed it, the center of Manhattan.
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Park vs. Park

Park vs. Park

Boston Common
Going all the way back to 1634, the Boston Common is the oldest city park in the United States. It consists of 50 acres of land, including the famous “Emerald Necklace” of parks that extends from Common south to Roxbury.
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Metlife Stadium

Metlife Stadium

Stadium vs. Stadium
Metlife Stadium, also known as New Meadowlands, is actually located outside of NYC -- in East Rutherford, NJ.
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Gillette Stadium

Gillette Stadium

Stadium vs. Stadium
Gillette Stadium is located outside of Boston in nearby Foxborough, MA.
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Meatpacking District

Meatpacking District

Nightlife vs. Nightlife
The Meatpacking District is known by many as one of the more trendy or "hip" places in New York City for after-dark fun. Places such as club Tenjune, located beneath the upscale restaurant STK, and Plunge, at the Hotel Gansevoort, create endless buzz and good times.
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Lansdowne Street

Lansdowne Street

Nightlife vs. Nightlife
Located right next to Fenway Park, Lansdowne Street has something for every sun-down socializer. Take in a show at the House of Blues; have a pint at Lansdowne Pub; or catch a Sox game from Bleacher Bar.
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Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

Landmark vs. Landmark
The Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York Harbor.
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Landmark vs. Landmark

Landmark vs. Landmark

Paul Revere Statue
The Paul Revere statue outside of the Old North Church in Boston’s North End, where the famous "1 if by land, and 2 if by sea" signal was sent.
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Lincoln Tunnel

Lincoln Tunnel

Driving Challenge vs. Driving Challenge
The Lincoln Tunnel, which connects New Jersey to Manhattan, is notorious for traffic backups.
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Matthew Rutledge - Flickr  

Driving Challenge vs. Driving Challenge

Driving Challenge vs. Driving Challenge

One-Way Streets
Boston’s narrow 1-way streets often make it difficult to maneuver your way across town.
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Thinkstock  

New York Style

New York Style

Food vs. Food
New York-style, thin-crust pizza.
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Food vs. Food

Food vs. Food

Clam Chowder
Boston is known for having some of the best clam chowder in New England.
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Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum

Museum vs. Museum
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
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Vincent Desjardins - Flickr  

Museum vs. Museum

Museum vs. Museum

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts
With more than 450,000 works of art, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts is one of the largest museums in the United States. Attracting more than 1 million visitors per year, this museum is one of the most visited art museums in the world.
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Smart Destinations - Flickr  

Fifth Avenue

Fifth Avenue

Shopping vs. Shopping
Lined with upscale shops, Fifth Avenue in Manhattan is one of the most expensive shopping destinations in the world.
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Jose M Izquierdo Galiot - Flickr  

Shopping vs. Shopping

Shopping vs. Shopping

Newbury Street
Located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, Newbury Street has been a trendy shopping spot for Bostonians since the late 1970s.
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Francisco Seoane Perez - Flickr  

The Subway

The Subway

Transportation vs. Transportation
The NYC subway.
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Harmon - Flickr  

Transportation vs. Transportation

Transportation vs. Transportation

The T
Boston’s MBTA, better known as The T.
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Adam E. Moreira - Wikimedia commons  

Central Park

Central Park

Park vs. Park
A city landmark since 1857, Central Park is located in, you guessed it, the center of Manhattan.
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Park vs. Park

Park vs. Park

Boston Common
Going all the way back to 1634, the Boston Common is the oldest city park in the United States. It consists of 50 acres of land, including the famous “Emerald Necklace” of parks that extends from Common south to Roxbury.
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Metlife Stadium

Metlife Stadium

Stadium vs. Stadium
Metlife Stadium, also known as New Meadowlands, is actually located outside of NYC -- in East Rutherford, NJ.
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Gillette Stadium

Gillette Stadium

Stadium vs. Stadium
Gillette Stadium is located outside of Boston in nearby Foxborough, MA.
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Meatpacking District

Meatpacking District

Nightlife vs. Nightlife
The Meatpacking District is known by many as one of the more trendy or "hip" places in New York City for after-dark fun. Places such as club Tenjune, located beneath the upscale restaurant STK, and Plunge, at the Hotel Gansevoort, create endless buzz and good times.
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Lansdowne Street

Lansdowne Street

Nightlife vs. Nightlife
Located right next to Fenway Park, Lansdowne Street has something for every sun-down socializer. Take in a show at the House of Blues; have a pint at Lansdowne Pub; or catch a Sox game from Bleacher Bar.
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Meg Lessard - Flickr  

Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, Indiana

Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, Indiana

Also known as the racing capital of the world, the home of the Indy 500 is now a national historic landmark as well. Constructed in 1909, the Speedway, just outside the city limits of Indianapolis, features a museum with a collection of race cars – IndyCars, NASCAR, Formula One, Sprint, midget cars and more. 960 1280

Robert Laberge  

Bonneville Salt Flats, Tooele, Utah

Bonneville Salt Flats, Tooele, Utah

Covering 30,000 acres of densely packed salty earth, the Bonneville Salt Flats in northwestern Utah are actually the remains of pre-historic Lake Bonneville. But for today’s auto enthusiasts, the Salt Flats are all about speed. Numerous land speed records have been broken here and anyone may bring their vehicle to the Bonneville Speedway for “Speed Week” in August. 960 1280

Witold Skrypczak  

Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart, Germany

Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart, Germany

Car fans can drive the Autobahn to Stuttgart, the birthplace of the modern automobile. There they can visit the impressive Mercedes museum (shown) as well as the Porsche factory. 960 1280

JAVIER SORIANO  

North American International Auto Show, Detroit, Michighan

North American International Auto Show, Detroit, Michighan

The annual Detroit Auto Show, held each January, is one of the biggest auto events in the world. Manufacturers unveil new models and concept cars in Detroit. Other large-scale auto shows abound across the U.S., most notably in New York and Florida. 960 1280

Bill Pugliano  

Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba

Havana may be the single best locale in the world to ogle classic American cars. After the 1960 embargo, American manufacturers could no longer export to Cuba, but as a result, many Cubans have gone to great lengths to update and maintain their pre-1960 cars. An estimated 60,000 of those vehicles are still on the road. 960 1280

Roberto Machado Noa  

Tesla Factory, Fremont, California

Tesla Factory, Fremont, California

Tesla’s new factory in Fremont, California is a technological marvel, currently open only to Tesla Model S, Model X and Roadster owners, however the company hopes to expand its tour program to a wider public in the future. In the meantime, if you’re one of the lucky few, you need to book your tour reservation at least three to four weeks in advance via email to factorytours@tesla.com. 960 1280

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Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida

Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida

NASCAR’s most prestigious race, the Daytona 500 has been referred to as the Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing. Thirty-minute tours of the Speedway are available to visitors, race schedule permitting. 960 1280

Jerry Markland  

Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan

Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan

The Henry Ford which comprises the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn is the largest outdoor-indoor museum in the U.S. Initially built to house the pioneering auto industrialist’s collection of historic paraphernalia, the museum now contains a wide variety of items related to antique machinery, industrialization and popular culture. The Henry Ford is situated between the Ford Dearborn test track and some Ford engineering buildings. 960 1280

Walter Bibikow  

Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo, Texas

This public art installation along Interstate 40 in Amarillo, features ten Cadillac sedans from the 1949 through 1963 model years, buried nose down in the earth. Those in the know bring cans of spray paint to contribute to the automotive work of art. 960 1280

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NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte, North Carolina

NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte, North Carolina

A relatively recent addition to car lovers’ must-see lists, Charlotte’s NASCAR Hall of Fame opened in 2010 and honors the greats of NASCAR racing. The Hall of Fame hosts events and exhibits as well as a driving simulator. 960 1280

Bob Leverone  

Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Since 1929, Monaco has been home to one of the most glamorous and prestigious motor races in the world. The Monaco circuit runs through the city streets of Monte Carlo and along the nearby harbor for the Formula One race each May. Grandstands are set up in key locations for viewing. 960 1280

Mark Thompson  

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

Occupying a full block on Los Angeles’s Miracle Mile, the Petersen Automotive Museum is among the largest car museums in the world. Its twenty-five galleries showcase one hundred cars, while another hundred cars remain in its “vault.” 960 1280

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Ferrari Factory and Museum, Maranello, Italy

Ferrari Factory and Museum, Maranello, Italy

Ferrari owners describe their visits to the company’s factory in Maranello Italy as a “religious experience.” Located not far from Modena, Italy, Ferrari has been producing cars here since the 1940s. The adjoining museum features sports cars as well as Ferrari memorabilia. 960 1280

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Carhenge, Alliance, New England

Carhenge, Alliance, New England

Like Cadillac Ranch, Carhenge is a large-scale outdoor art installation composed of vintage automobiles. With 39 vehicles arranged in a circle and spray-painted gray, the piece is supposed to replicate England’s Stonehenge. 960 1280

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Pebble Beach, California

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Pebble Beach, California

Better known as the venue for an annual PGA tournament, the Pebble Beach Golf Course hosts the annual Concours d’Elegance each summer. The event showcases perhaps the best examples of collector cars in America and caps off Monterey’s annual Car Week the third week of August. 960 1280

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Pebble Beach Golf Links

Pebble Beach Golf Links

One look at Pebble Beach Golf Links and it's easy to see why it's frequently named one of the best golf courses in the country. The meticulously cared for fairways and greens line the coast and million-dollar views of Carmel Bay and the Pacific Ocean greet players as they tee off. The course, which is open to the public, will host the 2019 PGA U.S. Open. 960 1280

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Arnold Palmer’s Golf House

Arnold Palmer’s Golf House

Located in his hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Arnold Palmer's Golf House is full of historic memorabilia and keepsakes from his illustrious career. It's also where Palmer's office and workshop is located. Considered one of the greatest golfers in this history of the game, the King's warehouse of collectibles includes thousands of neatly organized golf clubs, bags, trophies and letters written to him by fans known as "Arnie's Army." Check out an interactive tour here. 960 1280

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Championship Course at Royal County Down Golf Club

Championship Course at Royal County Down Golf Club

Rated as the best golf course outside the U.S. by Golf Digest, the Championship Course at Royal County Down Golf Club is a must-visit for any golf fan. Opened in 1889, this course blends into the rugged landscape and the views of the Mountains of Mourne are breathtaking. 960 1280

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Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass

Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass

One of the most iconic holes in all of golf can be found at the Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The 17th hole (pictured), or "Island Green," is a par-3, 132-yard nightmare that requires players to either reach the green in one attempt or else land in the surrounding water. The course, which was originally designed by Pete Dye, has hosted the PGA Players Championship since 1982. 960 1280

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World Golf Hall of Fame

World Golf Hall of Fame

Golf's greatest players are honored at the World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, Florida. Originally located in Pinehurst, North Carolina, the World Golf Hall of Fame was relocated to Florida in 1998 and merged with the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame. Inside, guests can experience interactive exhibits, including a golf simulator and an 18-hole natural-grass putting course. Not to be missed in the 88-foot-long Wall of Fame where inductees to the World Golf Hall of Fame are memorialized with a bronze plaque. 960 1280

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Augusta National Golf Club

Augusta National Golf Club

Spring at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia is a special time of year. Every April, the private club welcomes the best golfers in the world to compete in the PGA Masters Tournament, the first of four majors played every year and arguably the most coveted. With blooming azaleas and dogwood-lined fairways, the course is as beautiful as they come. 960 1280

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The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Designed by Pete and Alice Dye, the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is one of the most beautiful courses in the U.S. but also one of the most challenging. Players are treated to gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean at every hole but the ever-present coastal winds wreak havoc for even the most talented golfers. The South Carolina course will host the 2021 PGA Championship. 960 1280

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Old Course at St Andrews Links

Old Course at St Andrews Links

Nicknamed the "home of golf," the Old Course at St Andrews Links is one of the oldest courses in the world. Despite its age, the Old Course is as challenging as it is picturesque. The "Road Hole Bunker" on the 17th hole (pictured) might be its most infamous attraction as its given many pros trouble throughout the years. Also not to be missed is the 700-year-old Swilcan Bridge spanning the first and 18th holes. 960 1280

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British Golf Museum

British Golf Museum

Located near the Old Course at St. Andrews, the British Golf Museum in Scotland covers 600 years of golf history. Inside, visitors will discover over 16,000 items, including clubs, balls, clothing and trophies, from golf's early beginnings to the modern game. 960 1280

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Ben Hogan Museum

Ben Hogan Museum

The Ben Hogan Museum in Dublin, Texas, brilliantly tells the story of one of golf's greatest players. Hogan, who spent most of his childhood in Dublin, has nine career professional major championships and is one of only five players to have won all four major championships in his career. Hogan is known for being the best ball striker the game has ever seen and for his dramatic U.S. Open victory in 1950, just 16 months after he was nearly killed in an automobile accident. 960 1280

The Ben Hogan Museum of Dublin, Texas  

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