Throwing on a jersey while watching the hockey match would be the best vacation ideas while sitting in your home atmosphere give you half the pleasure and excitement that you could get by remaining present in-person at a hockey rink. So, here’s the top pick vacation ideas where you can enjoy luxurious facilities while cheering for your favorite players.
1. United Center – Chicago, IL
With its around 21, 600-fan capacity, the United Center – Chicago, IL is one of the largest as well as loudest hockey arenas in the National Hockey League. Lots of histories of success are made here. It’s not about the game played here, audiences are a big fan of the music played here, especially the Allen Digital Organ. Inspired by the popular Barton Organ, this music is created. It earned the fame among the audience first at the old Chicago Stadium. And considering the difficulty related to portability, they ended up reproducing it for the sake of fan’s enjoyment. With the jerseys and banners hanging in the rafters, this “Madhouse on Madison” becomes a place of enchantment for players when they hear cheers from their fans.
2. Xcel Energy Center – Minnesota
While watching a match in a hockey venue, complaints about an unclear view from the audiences aren’t new. The point is, fans mainly visit the hockey rink to see their favorite team playing with their own eyes, and here the gigantic jumbotron set at Xcel Energy Center comes into play. Apart from providing an intelligible view of the game, it also offers music from their superb sound systems for entertaining the audiences. Variety of food items are also available here for those who come to watch the Minnesota Wild competing against their opponents in this thrilling hockey venue of the USA.
3. Scotiabank Saddledome – Alberta, Canada
Imitating the design of a saddle, Graham McCourt Architects created this 1980’s icon. The spanning hyperbolic paraboloid concrete shell it owns has earned the fame of being the largest of all. It has 19,289 audience capacity; and apart from hockey, it can be used for lacrosse and different other events. And so far as its appearance is concerned, with the pillar-free viewing seat design, Scotiabank Saddledome looks best among the other existing hockey rinks. So, next time you’re thinking of watching a hockey match live, be sure to check this rink for seat availability.
4. Ericsson Globe – Stockholm, Sweden
Also known as Stockholm Globe Arena, the Ericsson Globe has 279 ft. of inner height with the diameter of 361 ft. After the completion of its building for 2.5 years, it has been used for multiple programs. The best one we can remember about it is the 1989’s hosting to Pope Jon Paul II. Besides, the venue is full of surprises. Taking care of your provision needs, they’ve set up wonderful restaurants. Extra care is given by ensuring the child’s comfort with cushions for a child seat. For disabled, they have kept reserved seats that we really appreciate.
5. Gjovik Olympic Cavern Hall – Norway
While you’re planning to feed your adventurous mind by visiting some stunning as well as fanciful place, there’s nothing better than this hockey rink. Situated in the underground, this venue (9 stories building) is made to offer Norwegian culture and character. Total 5,800 audiences need to go entirely in the subterranean of the Hovdetoppen mountain for enjoying the hockey match. Safety? They have got unquestionable securities available for you. The hall mimics the civil defense facility and if needed, it can turn down the effect of normal, nuclear, or gas attacks!