Travel Tips

Sporting Events Around the World in 2017

A fabulous sporting event can sometimes be the perfect occasion to get your family or friends together. There is plenty of entertainment, you can check out a new city or country, and follow your favorite players. Whether you want to taste French wine, Mint Juleps, or English tea you can do while enjoying the Tour de France, Kentucky Derby or The Open.

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There are plenty of things to do in cities holding sporting events like checking out the largest manmade whitewater river in Charlotte, NC; hiking Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, AZ; or the Johnson Space Center in Houston; TX.

Below is a list of some of the sporting events where you might enjoy sports and travel sites:

Golf
Augusta – April 6th -9th
US Open at Erin Hills, WI – June 15th-18th
Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, England – July 20-23rd
PGA at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, NC – August 10th-13th

Tennis
Australian Open in Melbourne – January 16th-29th
French Open in Paris – May 28th-June 11th
Wimbledon in London – July 3rd-16th
US Open in NYC – August 28th-September 10th

Biking
Tour de France (in and around France) – July 1st-23rd

Skiing
World Cup Finals in Aspen – March 15th-19th

Basketball
Final 4 in Phoenix – March 31st-April 4th

Horse Racing
Kentucky Derby in Louisville, KY – May 6th

Football
Super Bowl in Houston – February 5th

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Car Racing
Indianapolis 500 May 26-29
Daytona 500 – February 21st

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Sailing
America’s Cup in Bermuda – June 20th-21st

Other Championships will not be determined until closer to the event.

From the azure waters of Bermuda to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia to the craggy French Alps the scenery will be unbelievable. If you are a shopper or fashionista you might like Paris or London. Whatever your passion, make it happen.

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