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MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium is a popular venue in New Jersey and New York. That’s because both the New York Giants and the New York Jets play their home games here, in East Rutherford, NJ. The Stadium seats 82,500 fans and it will host Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, 2014. 960 1280

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Superdome

Superdome

Curtis and Davis Associated, a modern architecture firm, created the multi-purpose Superdome stadium. It opened in 1975 and is home to the New Orleans Saints. The stadium seats 76,468 energetic fans for football games. Locals also come here to check out the Hornets' basketball games and the Zephyrs' baseball games. 960 1280

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Cowboys Stadium

Cowboys Stadium

Welcome to Cowboys Stadium! The Stadium, located in Arlington, TX, has a retractable roof and is home to the well-renown Dallas Cowboys. With its 80,000-seating capacity, Cowboys Stadium is ranked the 3rd largest stadium in the NFL. 960 1280

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Gillette Stadium

Gillette Stadium

Head to the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA -- just 33 miles from downtown Boston -- to see the New England Patriots play their home games. The 1.9 million-square foot stadium has 68,756 seats, including 6,000 club seats and 2,000 suite seats. According to the Stadium’s website, every seat in Gillette Stadium is focused toward midfield to provide optimum sight lines for Patriot fans. 960 1280

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Cleveland Browns Stadium

Cleveland Browns Stadium

Located in downtown Cleveland on over 30 acres of land, Cleveland Browns Stadium, also known as "The Dawg Pound," is the only stadium in the NFL that has yet to host a playoff game. With new owner Jimmy Haslam at the helm, talented stars like Brandon Weeden and Trent Richardson on the field and over 73,000 fans in the stands, the Browns look to reverse that trend in the near future. 960 1280

  

Heinz Field

Heinz Field

Since 2001, the Pittsburgh Steelers have called Heinz Field their home. Before Heinz Stadium, the team played its home games at Three River Stadium, which was demolished. The new stadium seats 65,050 people and it is located in Pittsburgh’s North Shore neighborhood. 960 1280

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CenturyLink Field

CenturyLink Field

The Seattle Seahawks play their home games at CenturyLink Field, just south of downtown Seattle. The $360-million facility includes a roof that protects about 70% of the 72,000 seats available in stadium. Owners claim that the stadium has the largest executive suites in professional sports. You make the call! 960 1280

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O.co Coliseum

O.co Coliseum

O.co Coliseum aka Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum is a multi-purpose stadium, located in Oakland, CA. In 1995, a $120 million renovation project created 22,000 new seats, 90 luxury suites, 2 private clubs and 2 state-of-the art scoreboards. The Coliseum is the full-time home to the Oakland Raiders and Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics. Seating capacity is 63,132 for a football game and 35,067 for baseball game. 960 1280

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Lambeau Field

Lambeau Field

Lambeau Field -- once called New City Stadium -- was renamed in 1965 in memory of the Green Bay Packers’ founder Curly Lambeau, who was also a former coach and player. The Stadium, located in Green Bay, WI, seats more than 73,000 cheeseheads. 960 1280

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Arrowhead Stadium

Arrowhead Stadium

Arrowhead Stadium, home to the Kansas City Chiefs, seats 79,101 fans. When comparing stadium seating capacity, it’s the 4th largest NFL stadium behind Cowboys Stadium, MetLife Stadium and FedEx Field. The Stadium, located in Kansas City, MO, also provides fans with a climate-controlled tailgate party with all-you-can-eat catering, ice-cold drinks and pre-game television coverage -- of course, all for a price. 960 1280

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Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Sports Authority Field at Mile High

In Denver, CO, visit Sports Authority Field at Mile High to see the Broncos play their home games. The Stadium’s “south stands” is known among the locals as the loudest section in the stadium. And if you’re nearby for a football game, be sure to check out the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Museum, located at Gate 1 on the west side of the stadium. 960 1280

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Soldier Field

Soldier Field

Soldier Field, home to the Chicago Bears, has a seating capacity of 61,500, making it the smallest stadium in NFL. Designed in 1919 and completed in the 1920s, the Field serves as a memorial to Americans soldiers who died in past wars. The stadium also features many memorials dedicated to previous Bears heroes, including former coach Mike Ditka. 960 1280

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Comerica Park

Comerica Park

Welcome to Comerica Park, where the Detroit Tigers play all their home baseball games. The Fly Ball Ferris wheel, Beer Hall, Comerica carousel and the Detroit Tigers Walk of Fame are fun park attractions for fans of all ages. 960 1280

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AT&T Park

AT&T Park

Located in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood, AT&T Park has been home to Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants since 2000. While in the area, tourists and baseball fans can picnic at China Basin Park, check out the Giants’ Wall of Fame and enjoy fun activities in the Coca-Cola Fan Lot -- before or after the game. 960 1280

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MGM Grand Detroit

MGM Grand Detroit

Stay at the MGM Grand Detroit, one of 3 casino resort hotels in the city. R&B singer Ashanti, rock ‘n’ roller Kid Rock and other celebrities have been spotted here. It is the first luxury casino resort hotel in a major metropolis outside of Las Vegas. 960 1280

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St. Regis San Francisco

St. Regis San Francisco

Built in 2005, the St. Regis San Francisco -- located in the city’s SoMa neighborhood -- offers the best in luxury: rooms with great beds and bathrooms, 24-hour butler service, Ame restaurant (which combines Eastern and Western flavors), the exclusive Remede Spa and a pool. 960 1280

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Motown Historical Museum

Motown Historical Museum

Travel back in time to see where soulful legends -- including Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Temptations, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross & The Supremes created some of the biggest hits in American music history. The popular tourist attraction chronicles the life of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, Jr., and the evolution of the entertainment enterprise through photographs, artwork, music, costumes and other memorabilia. 960 1280

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Take a leisurely stroll through the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to see its internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art. The dynamic art center is home to about 27,000 paintings, sculptures, photography, architecture and media arts for visitors to learn, reflect and be inspired. 960 1280

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Edsel Ford Freeway

Edsel Ford Freeway

Don’t expect a quick commute in Detroit. According to state police, 24 mph is usually as fast as cars can travel along the Edsel Ford Freeway during congested traffic or when bottleneck traffic strikes in the Motor City, going eastbound near Linwood Avenue. 960 1280

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James Lick Freeway

James Lick Freeway

Traffic reporters urge tourists to avoid driving on the James Lick Freeway (US 101) in the afternoon, when the traffic is usually bumper to bumper. Leaving the city? Try heading out of the City by the Bay in the morning when traffic is still hectic but not as congested as it is during the afternoon rush hour. 960 1280

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The Uniroyal Tire

The Uniroyal Tire

Take a short trip to the Detroit suburb of Allen Park to see the world’s largest tire. The 12-ton Uniroyal Tire, once a Ferris wheel at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, was moved to its current roadside location in 1966. 960 1280

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Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Island

Gangsters, including Al Capone and George “Machine Gun” Kelly, were locked behind bars on Alcatraz Island, located in the San Francisco Bay. Alcatraz is home to an abandoned prison, the site of the oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast and a military fort. 960 1280

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Detroit People Mover

Detroit People Mover

Get around Detroit’s Central Business District with the Detroit People Mover -- a light-rail system that operates on an elevated, single-track loop, with connections to local courts, sports arenas, major hotels, retail districts and more. 960 1280

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Market Street Railway

Market Street Railway

Locals and tourists make their way around San Francisco on the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) and the Market Street Railway, aka streetcars. A streetcar ride is a great way to explore the city’s diverse neighborhoods, stunning vistas and historic sites. 960 1280

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Coney Island Hot Dogs

Coney Island Hot Dogs

Chili dogs called Coney Island hot dogs are a hot commodity in the Motor City. Try one of these delicious hot dogs with all the fixings at Lafayette Coney Island (pictured) or stop by next door to sample one at American Coney Island. 960 1280

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Cioppino

Cioppino

During your visit to the City by the Bay, make sure you try cioppino. This fish stew originated in San Francisco. The Italian-American dish is usually a combination of Dungeness crab, clams, shrimp, scallops, squid, mussels, fish, fresh tomatoes and wine sauce. 960 1280

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Stadium vs. Stadium

Stadium vs. Stadium

Busch Stadium
Occupying a portion of the stadium's former shell, Busch Stadium replaced Busch Memorial Stadium in April 2006. The stadium, which has a capacity of 43,975, features a bronze statue of Cardinals legend, Stan "The Man" Musial, as well as a magnificent panoramic view of the downtown skyline.
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Stadium vs. Stadium

Stadium vs. Stadium

Fenway Park
Fenway Park isn’t known as one of America's most beloved ballparks for nothing. As seen in this picture, the famous "Green Monster" has lined the left field wall of Fenway Park since the stadium’s opening in 1912. Home to the Boston Red Sox, Fenway is one of the few classic ballparks left today, and is the oldest Major League Baseball stadium still in use.
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Landmark vs. Landmark

Landmark vs. Landmark

The Gateway Arch
The Gateway Arch, also known as the "Gateway to the West,” is an awe-inspiring, stainless-steel, 630-foot monument that was built to commemorate the westward expansion of the United States. It is also the largest man-made monument in the country.
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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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Park vs. Park

Park vs. Park

Forest Park
Almost 500 acres larger then New York's Central Park, Forest Park, located in the western part of St. Louis, is the 7th largest urban park in the United States.
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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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Transportation vs. Transportation

Transportation vs. Transportation

Metrolink
The best form of public transportation to get to Busch Stadium is the St. Louis Metrolink.
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Transportation vs. Transportation

Transportation vs. Transportation

The T
Boston’s MBTA, better known as The T.
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Museum vs. Museum

Museum vs. Museum

Pulitzer Foundation of the Arts
Opened in 2001, The Pulitzer Foundation of the Arts features Ellsworth Kelly's wall sculpture, “Blue Black,” and rotates its collections approximately every 6 months.
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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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Food vs. Food

Food vs. Food

Ribs
St. Louis is known for their finger-licking-good ribs.
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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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Driving Challenge vs. Driving Challenge

Driving Challenge vs. Driving Challenge

I-70
I-70 in downtown St. Louis is one of the busiest highways in all of Missouri.
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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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Shopping vs. Shopping

Shopping vs. Shopping

St. Louis Galleria
St. Louis Galleria, a monster 3-floor mall, is located in the St. Louis suburb of Richmond Heights and features Dillard's, Macy's and Nordstrom, as well as hundreds of different shops and boutiques.
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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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Sports Bar vs. Sports Bar

Sports Bar vs. Sports Bar

Madina's Sports Bar
Perfect for parties or just a great place to catch the Cardinals game, Madina’s Sports Bar offers great atmosphere, amazing steaks and ice-cold beers.
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Sports Bar vs. Sports Bar

Sports Bar vs. Sports Bar

Jerry Remy's
Owned by and named after the legendary Red Sox color commentator, Jerry Remy, Jerry's features 2 "Big Monster" 11-foot TV screens, as well as more 36-inch flat screens then you know what to do with. And we can’t forget the great food.
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