Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Massachusetts)

Construction Cost: US$325 million Gillette was an incredibly clean and high-class stadium. I won’t speak for the fans, who are currently getting well-deserved criticism for the incident with Tyreek Hill Sunday night, but the stadium itself was beautiful and well worth the trip. What I will say about the fans are that they are clearly loyal…

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Fenway Park (Boston, Massachusetts)

Construction Cost: US$650,000 Fenway was everything I envisioned it to be. It had a similar but unsurprising feel to Wrigley in that it was very traditional. I got a chance to take a peak from the Green Monster, and that was really cool. It immediately became a bucket list item to sit up there for a…

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta, Georgia)

Construction cost: $1.6 billion Another new stadium, Mercedes-Benz was as advertised. It was extremely big and the crowd was electric. We saw a great rivalry game — Falcons vs. Saints — and there was a good amount of Saints fans too. The tailgating scene was particularly cool to witness. Most of the crowd was middle-age-to-older…

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SunTrust Park (Cumberland, Georgia)

Construction cost: $622 million This ballpark was absolutely beautiful. Only a couple years old, you could tell this park was just built; it was clean, new and gorgeous all the way around. It was a scorcher in Atlanta and our seats were directly in the sun, so we basically just walked around the entire stadium…

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Soldier Field (Chicago, Illinois)

Construction cost: $13 million After seeing Wrigley Field on Sunday, I was slightly underwhelmed by Soldier Field on Monday Night Football. Don’t get me wrong — it was a great experience, the game was great, and it was definitely really loud at different spots in the game. I think I was just so taken back…

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