The third annual Stadium Journey convention was held this week in New Orleans. What else do you do when in one of the biggest party cities in the world? Why, you record a podcast, of course. Special guests crash the party and a great conversation is had about the future of Stadium Journey, what North American sports look like to an Austrailian, how stadiums Down Under compare, and what to look for in terms of stadiums when you visit the Big Easy.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia features some of the most aesthetically and technologically advanced architecture on the globe, including the largest LCD TV facade, a colorful mountain in Sochi, a stadium lit with multicolor diamonds, and a venue which resembles a spaceship.
For our look at 2017, we asked our 100 writers to give us their list of the Top 10 stadiums in North America, and from those votes, we compiled our best of 2017. You’ll see a lot of the usual favorites, but will also see a few under-the-radar stadiums and arenas.
Munn Ice Arena is a great place to see a college hockey game. The sightlines are fantastic, the pep band is energetic, and the program has a great deal of history on display. If the Spartans can get back to their winning ways, Munn Ice Arena will once again be rocking.
Lawson Ice Arena provides a quintessential college hockey experience, and the Lawson Lunatics are the co-stars along with the players on the ice. Kalamazoo has a strong hockey tradition, and it is a great town to visit for a weekend getaway. Consider following your favorite team on the road, or just making a weekend trip to see Western Michigan hockey.