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To The Ball Game: Chicago’s Most Sporty Tourist Locations To Visit

To The Ball Game: Chicago’s Most Sporty Tourist Locations To Visit


Chicago is a city that loves to party. So, if you’re looking for a place to go for some great sports action, you’re in luck. Chicago has an array of venues where you can catch the hottest sporting events. From the United Center to Soldier Field, Chicago is the place to be.

Wrigley Field

The Cubs have been known to have one of the best atmospheres in all of baseball. The team has been around since 1876 and they have won five World Series titles. Their home field is Wrigley Field. If you’re looking for something different than a night at the movies or a night at a bar, then check out a game at Wrigley Field. The stadium is located on Clark Street and Addison Street in the Chicago neighborhood of North Side. It is the oldest stadium in Major League Baseball and is a National Historic Landmark.

If you’re looking for a sporty way to spend your time in Chicago, purchasing a few tickets to a Cubs game may be your best option.

Chicago Sports Museum

The Chicago Sports Museum is located within the United Center. The museum is home to over 300,000 pieces of sports memorabilia, including championship trophies, uniforms, and historic items. The museum is open from 9:30 AM until 5 PM Monday through Friday, and from 9:30 AM until 8 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free for adults, but if you want to view all of the exhibits, you will need to purchase an admission ticket.

United Center

The United Center is located in the heart of the Chicago neighborhood of West Loop. It was built in 1994 and has been home to the Chicago Bulls, the Chicago Blackhawks, and the Chicago Bulls/Blackhawks ice hockey team. The United Center is one of the most popular buildings in Chicago and has hosted many sporting events and concerts. You can also see professional wrestling matches, although they are not held as frequently as they once were. A unique feature of the United Center is that all of the seats are inside a bowl that surrounds the playing field. In addition, there are two large video boards that hang over both ends of the field and display different messages depending on what event is being held there.

Grant Park

Located on the east side of Chicago, Grant Park contains a number of outdoor venues where you can watch sporting events. It is one of the most popular places to watch a concert or an outdoor concert in all of Chicago because of its wide lawns and beautiful scenery. The park also has many popular attractions like the Art Institute, Museum Campus, and Millennium Park. You can also find some great restaurants and shops in this area as well. Grant Park is located at Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street in downtown Chicago.


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Whirlyball is a sport that combines basketball with dodgeball and it was invented by former professional basketball player Doug Collins. Whirlyball features two teams of six players each who try to score points by throwing balls into goals or baskets while avoiding being hit by balls thrown by the opposing team. The game lasts for three minutes or until time runs out and it can be played indoors or outdoors. Whirlyball was played at Soldier Field before moving to its current location at State Street Beach in Lakeview. It can be played year round but it is most popular during warmer months.

Soldier Field

Soldier Field was built in 1924 and it was originally used by both the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Cardinals. It was also used by many other sports teams including soccer, lacrosse, and track and field events. It was also used for concerts and political rallies during its early years, but it has mainly been used for football games since then. It currently hosts many different types of sports including soccer, lacrosse, track and field, rugby, field hockey, football, and baseball games. The stadium was renovated in 1997 and it now seats over 72,000 people when it hosts football games. You can also see concerts here as well as it has hosted several famous musicians.

Chicago loves sports so much that it has several places where you can watch sports games no matter what season it is or what time of day it is. Whether you’re looking for a night out with your friends or looking for something to do with your family or significant other, you will find something fun to do in this city.

About the author

Carmen Edelson is the Founder of Carmen's Luxury Travel. Carmen has been traveling the world for over a decade. Her travels allow her the opportunity to pursue her itch to travel to the best luxury destinations, and experience those first class tastes from around the world.

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