Destinations

Motorsports: A Major Draw For Fans

NASCAR and IndyCar Series draw tens of thousands of fans to watch high-speed action and hear the roars of uber-horsepower engines flying around tracks from the Southeast to the Northeast, Midwest, and West Coast.

Fort Wayne Draws Athletes From Around the World

Earlier this year I requested some information about Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities for an article is was writing on adaptive sports. Visit Fort Wayne, the Fort Wayne/Allen County Convention and Visitors Bureau followed up with the information and then asked if I was interested in visiting Fort Wayne, Ind., for a site visit of its sports facilities and city. I jumped at the chance to see Fort Wayne for the first time.

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Ala.: A Sports-Lovers Paradise

I recently spent the day exploring my hometown. This adventure was the result of many conversations with the local tourism board and the sports commission about how we, in the industry, travel near and far but often neglect the note-worthy places in our own backyard.

Sensational Seattle: Experience it All

By Sherri Middleton, Managing Editor

A trip to Seattle was on my bucket list of places to visit. I wanted to watch fishmongers tossing whole salmon at Pike’s Place Market. I wanted to see the Space Needle. And I wanted a view of the Puget Sound and maybe even …

Lake County, FL is “Real Florida. Real Close. Real Events.”

As the name implies, there are plenty of lakes (over 1,000) in Lake County. Lake Minneola in Clermont is home to the Clermont Boathouse and Clermont Waterfront Park, as well as a 1,000-meter and 2,000-meter course for paddlesports or rowing and the oak-tree covered shoreline provides spectators with a great viewing area.

Frisco, Texas: Riding the Wave of Sports…and Prosperity

By Sherri Middleton, Managing Editor, SportsEvents Magazine

With the hashtag #SportsCityUSA, it’s important to back up the hashtag talk. I’m happy to say Frisco, Texas is walking and talking the same game when it comes to sports. The city is home to five – maybe more — professional sporting teams …