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Watching Sports in Upstate NY: A Unique Experience


Did you know that Upstate NY is full of local sports teams that provide visitors a chance to watch an exciting game any time of year? With a team available for every sports fan to enjoy, make your next trip here an even more thrilling one with a live game. Plus, these events a sure-fire way to keep your kids entertained and provide them with an unforgettable experience!

The Rochester Red Wings are a beloved minor league baseball team that plays at Frontier Field, located in the heart of downtown Rochester. They are the Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. Spend a sunny afternoon or a fun evening at the park with delicious food offerings and the excitement of America’s “favorite pastime.”

Rochester is also home to the Rochester Rhinos, the only local professional soccer team! The modern stadium where the team plays their home games is the perfect place to experience the thrill of a live soccer game.

Check this out for even more teams that are home to Rochester, NY. We have basketball, lacrosse and hockey, too!

If you or your kids are baseball fans, then you’re in luck! The Genesee County Muckdogs are another baseball team playing in Upstate NY that you don’t want to miss. This minor league team, affiliated with the Miami Marlins, plays home games June through September, so you have many chances to catch a lively game!

Head over to Central NY for some hockey. The Utica Comets are the affiliate team for the Vancouver Canucks. Come experience the frenzy and passion that can only be found on the rink.

Watching sports is undoubtably a fun, one-of-a-kind experience. You might get lucky and even witness a historic or unprecedented game! But while you’re in Upstate NY, check out some of the museums we have dedicated to sports. Most notably, the National Baseball Hall of Fame, located in Cooperstown, NY. I can tell you from personal experience that this museum is a wonderful excursion and everyone, whether you’re a young baseball super-fan or long-time enthusiast, you will be interested in a day spent here.

Explore our website for even more activities to enjoy while you’re visiting Upstate NY!