Best Stadium Experience by League for 2014

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Best Stadium Experience by League for 2014

We recently revealed our top 100 stadium experiences for 2014. We’ve visited more than 2,000 stadiums and arenas collectively. Our list includes major leagues, minors, special events, and college athletics. Some feel like we’re comparing apples to oranges when we cross over between sports and leagues. So for those of you who are interested in seeing our rankings within specific leagues, then this is for you. We present our top 5-10 for each league/sport that we cover.

Stadium Journey correspondents have visited more than 2,000 stadiums, and we have compiled our list of best by league. For extensive reviews of each stadium or arena you can type the name into teh search bar in the upper right hand corner of the screen.

Best of NFL

1. Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis Colts

2. Lambeau Field, Green Bay Packers

3. M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore Ravens

4. Gillette Stadium, New England Patriots

5. AT&T Stadium, Dallas Cowboys

6. Bank of America Stadium, Carolina Panthers

7. NRG Stadium, Houston Texans

8. CenturyLink Field, Seattle Seahawks

9. Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia Eagles

10. Heinz Field, Pittsburgh Steelers

Best of MLB

1. Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore Orioles

2. PNC Park, Pittsburgh Pirates

3. Busch Stadium, St Louis Cardinals

4. Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox

5. Chase Field, Arizona Diamondbacks

6. Wrigley Field, Chicago Cubs

7. AT&T Park, San Francisco Giants

8. Target Field, Minnesota Twins

9. Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Phillies

10. Coors Field, Colorado Rockies

Best of NBA

1. AT&T Center, San Antonio Spurs

2. Staples Center, Los Angeles Lakers

3. Moda Center, Portland Trail Blazers

4. Air Canada Centre, Toronto Raptors

5. Philips Arena, Atlanta Hawks

6. Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks

7. Barclays Center, Brooklyn Nets

8. Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City Thunder

9. Pepsi Center, Denver Nuggets

10. Staples Center, Los Angeles Clippers

Best of NHL

1. Xcel Energy Center, Minnesota Wild

2. Verizon Center, Washington Capitals

3. MTS Centre, Winnipeg Jets

4. Amalie Arena, Tampa Bay Lightning

5. Gila River Arena, Arizona Coyotes

6. Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia Flyers

7. Scottrade Center, St Louis Blues

8. Madison Square Garden, New York Rangers

9. First Niagara Center, Buffalo Sabres

10. SAP Center at San Jose, San Jose Sharks

Best of College Football

1. Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame Fighting Irish

2. Bryant-Denny Stadium, Alabama Crimson Tide

3. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, USC Trojans

4. Michigan Stadium, Michigan Wolverines

5. Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, Texas Longhorns

6. Spartan Stadium, Michigan State Spartans

7. Washington-Grizzly Stadium, Montana Grizzlies

8. Blaik Field at Michie Stadium, Army Black Knights

9. Ohio Stadium, Ohio State Buckeyes

10. Williams-Brice Stadium, South Carolina Gamecocks

Best of College Basketball

1. Rupp Arena, Kentucky Wildcats

2. FedExForum, Memphis Tigers

3. Carrier Dome, Syracuse Orange

4. Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, Utah State Aggies

5. Phog Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas Jayhawks

6. Crisler Center, Michigan Wolverines

7. CenturyLink Center, Creighton Bluejays

8. Dean E Smith Center, North Carolina Tar Heels

9. WisePies Arena, New Mexico Lobos

10. KFC Yum! Center, Louisville Cardinals

Best of College Baseball

1. Carolina Stadium, South Carolina Gamecocks

2. Mark Light Field at Alex Rodriguez Park, Miami (FL) Hurricanes

3. Dudy Noble Field, Mississippi State Bulldogs

4. Liberty Baseball Stadium, Liberty Flames

5. Russ Chandler Stadium, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

6. Baum Stadium at George Cole Field, Arkansas Razorbacks

7. Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium, Florida State Seminoles

8. UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas Longhorns

9. Doug Kingsmore Stadium, Clemson Tigers

10. Alex Box Stadium, LSU Tigers

Best of College Hockey

1. Amsoil Arena, Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs

2. Compton Family Ice Arena, Notre Dame Fighting Irish

3. Mariucci Arena, Minnesota Golden Gophers

4. Kohl Center, Wisconsin Badgers

5. Cheel Arena, Clarkson Golden Knights

6. World Arena, Colorado College Tigers

7. Ralph Engelstad Arena, North Dakota Hockey

8. John J MacInnes Student Ice Center, Michigan Tech Huskies

9. Mullins Center, UMass Minutemen

10. Agganis Arena, Boston University Terriers

Best of Minor League Baseball

1. Parkview Field, Ft Wayne TinCaps

2. Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, Pensacola Blue Wahoos

3. Frontier Field, Rochester Red Wings

4. TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, Myrtle Beach Pelicans

5. Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham Bulls

6. AutoZone Park, Memphis Redbirds

7. Huntington Park, Columbus Clippers

8. Trustmark Park, Mississippi Braves

9. Dow Diamond, Great Lakes Loons

10. Raley Field, Sacramento River Cats

Best of Minor League/Junior Hockey

1. Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids Griffins

2. CenturyLink Arena, Idaho Steelheads

3. US Bank Arena, Cincinnati Cyclones

4. Dom Cardillo Arena at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener Rangers

5. Budweiser Gardens, London Knights

6. Budweiser Events Center, Colorado Eagles

7. ENMAX Centre, Lethbridge Hurricanes

8. Erie Insurance Arena, Erie Otters

9. ENMAX Centrium, Red Deer Rebels

10. Essar Centre, Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds

Best of MLS

1. Sporting Park, Sporting KC

2. Providence Park, Portland Timbers

3. CenturyLInk Field, Seattle Sounders FC

4. BC Place, Vancouver Whitecaps FC

5. Toyota Stadium, FC Dallas

6. BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston Dynamo

7. BMO Field, Toronto FC

8. Toyota Park. Chicago Fire

9. PPL Park, Philadelphia Union

10. Rio Tinto Stadium, Real Salt Lake

Best of NASCAR

1. Daytona International Speedway

2. Bristol Motor Speedway

3. Charlotte Motor Speedway

4. Homestead-Miami Speedway

5. Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Best of Special Events

1. BNP Paribas Open

2. College World Series

3. Rockies/Diamondbacks Spring Training

4. Western & Southern Open

5. Kentucky Derby

6. The Orange Bowl

7. The Rose Bowl

8. Grand Prix of St Petersburg

9. Baltimore Orioles Spring Training

10. Preakness Stakes

Best of Lacrosse

1. Xcel Energy Center, Minnesota Swarm

2. First Niagara Center, Buffalo Bandits

3. Air Canada Centre, Toronto Rock

4. Klockner Stadium, Virginia Cavaliers

5. Selby Stadium, Ohio Machine