New York City Travel Packages
New York City is one of the world's most popular travel destinations and it is seen by many as the mecca of the sports world! Home to a number of iconic sports venues, including Madison Square Garden, new Yankee Stadium, and the hallowed Holcombe Rucker Park, which is the most famous outdoor basketball park in the world, the Big Apple's impact on sporting culture is second to none!
New York City is home to several professional sports franchises, covering all four major professional sports leagues, with multiple teams in each league. These teams are located throughout downtown New York and its neighbouring boroughs and cities.
The New York Yankees and New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB), New York Rangers, New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL), the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the New York Giants and New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) all play within the Greater New York City Area. The New York Rangers, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets, New York Yankees and New York Mets all play within the city while the New Jersey Devils, New York Jets and New York Giants play near by in New Jersey.
Outside of the major sports leagues, the Concreate Jungle is home to many other teams including New York City FC and New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer (MLS), the New York Riptide of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse, the New York Liberty of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), the Metropolitan Riveters of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) and the New York Guardians of the newly founded XFL.
The Big Apple is also no stranger to big time events, especially at the Mecca of Sports in Madison Square Garden. MSG hosts approximately 320 events a year. Besides New York Rangers and New York Knicks home games, the venue plays host to St. John's University Red Storm men's basketball team, annual college basketball tournaments the Men's Big East Conference Championship and the finals of the NIT Tournament. It is also the host to the iconic Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show each and every year.
Head to New York City yourself to see why the city is so nice, that they decided to name it twice!
Top New York City Sports Teams New York YankeesTravel Packages
Watch the New York Yankees take the field at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx! This gorgeous ballpark may be New York’s piece de resistance! It opened in 2009 to replace the previous Yankee Stadium and the Yankees did an amazing job at carrying over the rich history that was present at their old stadium. Through incorporating replicas of certain design elements at this new ballpark, which includes a replica of the frieze found at the old Yankee stadium, as well as the relocation of Monument park, a great homage to the franchise’s rich history as one of the most decorated team's in sports. Let Elite Sports Tours help you plan your trip to the new Yankee Stadium this season to witness your own piece of history!
New York Rangers Travel Packages
See the New York Rangers take the ice at iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City! The Rangers, an original 6 franchise in the NHL, and the Garden, the world’s most famous arena, are must sees for any sports fan! Situated directly atop Pennsylvania Station, MSG is easily accessible no matter where you are staying in New York! The Garden has played host to countless rock stars, sports legends, cultural icons, and now it can play host to you as well! Whether you're a fan of the Rangers or just a fan of hockey, MSG should be on everyone's bucket list! Book your trip to the mecca to see the New York Rangers play live with the help of our Elite Sports Tours travel experts!
New York GiantsTravel Packages
Watch the New York Giants play live at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey! Home to both the New York Giants and the New York Jets, MetLife Stadium is in the heart of the Meadowlands Sports Complex and it is easily accessible via public transit in the greater New York Area. Be sure to stop by MetLife Central pregame as well, located just inside the MetLife gate at the stadium. Beyond the games, photo booths and miniature football fields present in this area, past Giants greats are also present here before kick-off! This provides the fans with a great opportunity to collect autographs and to meet past players. Book your trip to watch the New York Giants play with at MetLife Stadium with the help of Elite Sports Tours!
Brooklyn Nets Travel Packages
Since its opening in 2012, the Brooklyn Nets have called the Barclays Center home. Located in the borough of Brooklyn, New York, the Barclays Center has set a new standard as the ideal venue for sport and entertainment events in the United States. The success that the Barclays Center has experienced since its opening has consistently ranked as one of the most popular arenas in the U.S., ranking within the top 10 nationally for annual attendance. With unparalleled sightlines of the court, it is easy to see why so many fans enjoy watching games at this venue! Book your trip with Elite Sports Tours today to see for yourself why the Barclays Center is so well-revered!
New York Islanders Travel Packages
Take advantage of your last opportunity to watch the New York Islanders play live at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum this season! Home to the Islanders dynasty of the 1980’s, the Islanders will be leaving their legendary arena after the 2020-2021 season to move to the new Belmont Park Arena. Before heading to the game, we suggest heading to Borrelli's, a local Long Island favourite serving mouthwatering pizza and pastas just up the road from the arena. We know you won't be able to have one bite only, even though it's against the rules! There are no rinks like Nassau Coliseum left in the NHL, so speak with an Elite Sports Tours travel expert today to plan your trip to watch the Islanders play on Long Island while you still can!
New York MetsTravel Packages
See the New York Mets play at Citi Field in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park this season! Citi Field offers fantastic sightlines, amenities and comfort for all sports fans that visit. This open-air ballpark was opened in 2009 and it offers several unique design elements. This includes a contoured seating configuration that brings spectators, no matter which level they are seated, closer to the field. This is accomplished by having all seats angled toward the infield and having the seats themselves set down closer to field level. This provides an extremely intimate and entertaining experience for all fans. Use the help of an Elite Sports Tours travel expert to assist in planning your trip to this truly unique ballpark!
New York Jets Travel Packages
Visit MetLife Stadium to see the New York Jets play live in East Rutherford, New Jersey! Since it’s opening in 2010, MetLife Stadium has been home to both the New York Jets and the New York Giants. Located in the heart of the Meadowlands Sports Complex, MetLife is easily accessible by bus and rail service throughout the greater New York Area. Prior to the game, we recommend you check out MetLife Central, just inside the MetLife gate at the stadium! This area offers games, photo booths, miniature football fields for children to play on, and performances by Jets cheerleaders prior to each game! Be sure to use the expertise of an Elite Sports Tours travel expert to book your trip to MetLife Stadium this season!
New Jersey Devils Travel Packages
Watch the New Jersey Devils live at the Prudential Center in downtown Newark! Opened in 2007, “The Rock” as it’s known by locals, offers a variety of “Jersey” food and local craft beers in the venue while also boasting the largest video scoreboard in the league. Outside of the arena is Championship Plaza, a huge gathering space that is home to a 22-foot, 6,000-pound stainless steel hockey player statue, built by a New Jersey native and Devils fan. On the other side of the building you can find the Martin Brodeur statue. Located only blocks away from Newark Penn Station, it is extremely easy to get to the Prudential Center from Manhattan as well! Speak to an Elite Sports Tours travel expert today to plan your trip to the Rock! Who knows, you may even see David Puddy there!
New York KnicksTravel Packages
New York City is home to some of the most famous buildings in the world, however Madison Square Garden is second to none. The Garden provides a truly unique atmosphere and an exceptional fan experience. We recommend taking a tour of MSG to get a full understanding of the impact that this venue has had on sporting culture and the vast history that has taken place here. Seeing the Knicks play at MSG is a must for any sports fan. Speak with an Elite Sports Tours travel expert to plan your trip to watch the New York Knicks take the hardwood at the world’s most famous arena!
Where do the New York City Sports Teams Play?
1 E 161 St, The Bronx, NY 10451, United States
1 MetLife Stadium Dr, East Rutherford, NJ 07073, USA
4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001, USA
4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001, US
1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY 11553, US
1 MetLife Stadium Dr, East Rutherford, NJ 07073, USA
25 Lafayette St, Newark, NJ 07102, United States
Things to do in New York City? Statue of Liberty
Get a 360-degree experience of not one but two of America's most iconic sites on an Early Access Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island tour. Enjoy stunning views over New York Harbour. Take a fully guided tour of Ellis Island to learn the history of European immigration to America
Meet your local guide in Battery Park. Located at the southernmost tip of the island, this park is often overlooked by visitors heading to the ferries. Spend some time exploring this area's lesser-known monuments and attractions, like the Castle Clinton National Monument, the Pier A Harbor House, the American Merchant Mariner's Memorial, the Sphere and the New York Korean War Veterans Memorial.
Ask your Elite Sports Tours representative about adding a Statue of Liberty tour to your New York City travel package today!
Did you know?
- There are 354 steps in the Statue of Liberty.
- It wears a size 879 shoe.
- There are 25 windows in its crown.
- 300 different types of hammers were used to give the shape to its copper structure.