Top Sports Venues Near Parsippany
The only NFL stadium to be shared by two teams, the New York Jets and the New York Giants, can be found in East Rutherford, New Jersey—only 30 minutes away from Parsippany. Not only is the Metlife Stadium the most expensive stadium ever built, its capacity to hold 82,566 fans makes it the largest NFL stadium. This is great news for Jets and Giants fans who love the thrill of watching a live, action-packed game-- increased capacity means plenty of available seats during the regular season. And how about even better news for you die-hard fans? MetLife Stadium has been chosen to host Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, 2014, making it the first time ever the game will be held in a non-domed stadium in a cold-weather city. It’s sure to be an historic game for all in attendance, so purchase your tickets once they go on sale!
World-famous professional sports venues near Parsippany make it a great place for football and baseball fans to stay
Are you a baseball fan? Parsippany is just a short trip from two of the most famous playing fields in the MLB. Replacing Shea Stadium, Citi Field became the beautiful new home of the New York Mets in 2009. Boasting a seating capacity of 41,922, the Mets Hall of Fame & Museum and the infamous Shake Shack restaurant, it is a great place to catch a game, see some history and enjoy a delicious burger. Citi Field will be host of the 2014 MLB All Star game in July. Another on the list of sports stadiums near Parsippany is Yankee Stadium, the most expensive baseball stadium ever constructed, and just a hop, skip and a jump away. There are 50,287 seats from which fans can watch some of the most famous players in the league, as well as a wide variety of dining options and a museum full of historical Yankees memorabilia.
Looking for more than football or baseball? You’re in luck!
Though the most famous sporting venues in New Jersey and New York are undoubtedly its football and baseball stadiums, there are plenty of other options for lovers of other sports! Two of the most well-known stadiums near Parsippany are the Prudential Center and the Red Bull Arena. The Prudential Center is located in Newark, and is the home of the NHL New Jersey Devils, as well as the NCAA’s Seton Hall Pirates men’s basketball team. The Red Bull Arena, located in Harrison, is where fans of Major League Soccer can see the New York Red Bulls play live. Both of these arenas are just under a half-hour from Parsippany.
Other notable sports venues in New York that are within close proximity to Parsippany are the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens and the newly opened Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is where you can catch the US Open Grand Slam tennis tournament every year in August and September on one of the largest tennis stadiums in the world. The Barclays Center is currently home to the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and is slated to become the home of the NHL’s New York Islanders in 2015.
When your looking for hotels near sports venues in New York, think Holiday Inn Parsippany
When it comes to convenient and comfortable accommodation locations for professional sport lovers, it doesn’t get much better than Holiday Inn Parsippany. No matter your preference when it comes to sports, there is something nearby to tickle your fancy. As fun as sporting events are to watch firsthand, they can also be exhausting! After spending a day sitting on a plastic chair surrounded by screaming fans, you will definitely be in the mood to enjoy peace and quiet in comfortable surroundings—and that’s where we come in. Our newly renovated accommodations and fabulous amenities will be the cherry on top of your exciting trip – just what you need to feel completely restored before heading home. Call or click for reservations now!