PLAYOFF TICKETS: A few things to know

UPDATE (September 2018): We’ve added a new section to discuss the upcoming Major League Baseball postseason. To jump to that section, click here. NBA and NHL Playoffs tickets explained April, 2018: It’s playoff time in the NBA and NHL, which has drawn a huge amount of interest from SWIAM users in the last few months. Questions have come up about tickets for these games, so we thought it’d … Continue reading PLAYOFF TICKETS: A few things to know

Wrigley Field visitor guide Chicago Cubs Wrigleyville

Wrigley Field: Visitor guide for your trip to Wrigleyville

Wrigley Field visitor guide Since opening in 1914, Wrigley Field has become one of the most iconic stadiums in American sports, famous for its hand-operated scoreboard, ivy-coated outfield walls, rooftop viewing platforms and… Bill Murray. Here’s our guide for anyone who wants to make the journey to the home of the Chicago Cubs in Wrigleyville. First: Getting your ticket to Wrigley Field The first step is to go to … Continue reading Wrigley Field: Visitor guide for your trip to Wrigleyville

NBA Basketball preseason in NY

NBA Preseason games: What can you expect?

October is a great month to be in the USA due to the overlap of the American major sporting leagues: MLB playoffs are off and running, the NFL & NHL seasons have started, and NBA teams are playing their preseason games just before the regular season starts. With all of the options available to sports fans at the time, is it worth buying a ticket to an NBA … Continue reading NBA Preseason games: What can you expect?

What to know about buying a ticket to a US sports event (Updated for 2019)

So far, the majority of Sports Where I Am users have been Australians travelling to the USA. With that in mind, here are some questions commonly asked by our Aussie users about buying tickets to games in the USA. Of course we want you to be buying your tickets through us – but these points will apply to just about any ticket provider. Here are some … Continue reading What to know about buying a ticket to a US sports event (Updated for 2019)

Seating tips for MetLife Stadium

Where should you sit at NFL games? [Infographic]

Where to sit at NFL games [infographic] NFL is by far the most popular sport in the United States. It’s not even really that close: 33% of respondents to a 2015 Harris Poll of US sports fans picked NFL as their favourite league. The next highest was Major League Baseball… at 15%. The National Basketball Association? 5%. Another example: One of our SWIAM fan tips made reference … Continue reading Where should you sit at NFL games? [Infographic]

Sanford Stadium. Photo by ikwildrpepper

Add it to your itinerary: University of Georgia Football

If you’re a tourist coming to the USA, seeing the University of Georgia football team play might not be on your radar just yet. Most people start planning their trip around the biggest cities in the country and their respective underperforming iconic major league teams. But the type of experience that you can get at an NCAA game is what being a sports fan (and a traveler) is all about. For the following reasons, we feel … Continue reading Add it to your itinerary: University of Georgia Football

Where should you sit at baseball games?

Where you should sit at Baseball games

With the MLB season approaching, we wanted to help travelling sports fans dealing with the potentially experience-defining decision of where to sit. MLB probably isn’t as popular worldwide as the NBA or the NFL, but it is played during the warmer months (when more people are visiting the USA), there are many more baseball games per season than other sports, and it is an iconic American experience. All of … Continue reading Where you should sit at Baseball games

How to tailgate overseas

How to tailgate when you’re traveling

Tailgating seems like the perfect activity for visitors from overseas to take part in: it’s unique, fun, authentic (i.e. the locals actually do it) and it can provide some pretty memorable footage to look back on. Generally speaking, these things are also what people are looking for in their travel experiences. (Plus, it is recommended frequently by sports fans on our site, regardless of the … Continue reading How to tailgate when you’re traveling