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Copa America 2024 Travel Guide

Copa America 2024 Travel Guide

Fans across the globe are gearing up to witness a football spectacle this summer as the United States prepares to host the 2024 Copa America.

With just two weeks until kick-off, the anticipation surrounding the competition is palpable, and fans are already soaking up the football fever.

Read on as we offer some handy travel guides for each city to ensure fans have all the necessary information to ensure a memorable adventure.

Fans heading to the US for a live tournament experience can buy Copa America tickets from at unbeatable prices.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NV)

Las Vegas is the party capital of the world, so if you don’t come back with plenty of stories, then you’ve not done it properly.

If you’re not planning a long break, staying close to the main action is your best bet. Vegas has nearly 150,000 rooms, so you should have your pick of the bunch.

Vegas is not a huge city, so buses are the best way to get around. They’re cheap and available 24/7.

The city also has plenty of landmarks worth a visit, especially the Grand Canyon, which is one of the natural wonders of the world.

Arlington, Texas (TX)

Texas is poised to be a memorable adventure for fans travelling to the US for Copa America 2024.

The AT&T Stadium in Arlington will host the United States’ opening fixture against Bolivia on June 23, as well as several other group-stage matches and a quarter-final tie.

The 80,000-capacity stadium is one of Arlington’s many attractions, but you can also visit some historic sites, such as the haunted spots.

There are plenty of sports bars & pubs to maximise enjoyment, while Arlington also offers an array of accommodations to suit every budget.

Charlotte, North Carolina (NC)

Known for its Motor Speedway and the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte is a bustling city packed with growing businesses, burgeoning sports franchises and an evolving culinary scene.

The best way to get around the city is by car if you plan to explore beyond Uptown, and you can rent one at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) or once you’re in town.

Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium will host a semi-final match and the third-placed play-off game.

You can check TripAdvisor for some of the best hotels in the city. There are several options depending on your budget.

Kansas City, Kansas (KC)

Kansas City is set to be an entertainment hub this summer as the Copa America rolls into town.

Kansas’ Children’s Mercy Park is the smallest venue in the tournament, but fans will witness two-time Copa America champions Peru take on Canada.

However, there’s more to Kansas City than meets the eye. If you’re seeking an experience outside the tournament, several hidden gems in the city are waiting to be discovered.

Some of the city’s many charms are exploring the National WWI Museum and Memorial or walking in the steps of America’s 33rd President in Independence.

Orlando, Florida (FL)

Orlando will open its arms to visitors from across the globe this summer as the city prepares to participate in the upcoming Copa America.

The Inter&Co Stadium, home to Orlando City SC, will host two group-stage fixtures poised to attract large crowds.

Orlando has experiences tailored to match your desires and dreams regardless of age, background or budget.

There are plenty of activities for adults to enjoy, and as the Theme Park capital of the world, Orlando also has plenty of attractions for kids.

Kansas City, Missouri (MO)

Kansas City, Missouri, has garnered several nicknames over the years, including the Barbecue Capital of the World, City of Fountains, Gateway to the South, and Paris of the Plains.

The city is packed with art galleries, farmers markets, jazz clubs, state-of-the-art sports stadiums, theatres and a zoo, so there’s never a dull moment.

Kansas residents are already crazed about sports, making it the perfect destination for fans travelling into the US for the Copa America.

The Arrowhead Stadium will host just one match between the US and Uruguay, but there are several other activities to ensure a memorable stay in Kansas.

Miami Gardens, Florida (FL)

Miami Gardens is set to play a vital part in the upcoming Copa America, with the Hard Rock Stadium gearing up to host two group stage fixtures and the final of the tournament.

Football aficionados should look to stay close to the stadium, but there are also plenty of budget-friendly accommodations across the city.

The Hard Rock Stadium is also a decent play to kick off your sightseeing. There’s lots to explore in the vicinity, like Aventura Mall, Seminole Classic Casino Hollywood, and Pembroke Lakes Mall.

Santa Clara, California (CA)

Santa Clara has been several things over the years, but it has grown into a city of nearly 130,000 residents with diverse attractions.

Come for a football game, stay for the roller coasters and Korean cuisine in this dynamic Silicon Valley city.

The football game will see the San Fransisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium host two group stage fixtures at the Copa America.

There are several other places to visit, such as the Great America Theme Park and the Triton Museum of Art.

Atlanta, Georgia (GA)

Atlanta will open its gates to football fans from across the globe as the Mercedes-Benz Stadium prepares to host the Copa America curtain raiser between Argentina and Canada.

The city has accommodations for every taste and budget and has several bars and restaurants to explore.

Atlanta boasts things to do with personality, adventure, and unforgettable experiences rolled into one fabulous city. 

You can test your adventurous side with outdoor fun, dig into the city’s historic sites and museums, or stroll through endless neighbourhoods filled with unique shops. Whatever you choose, you’re in for a trip of a lifetime.

East Rutherford, New Jersey (NJ)

East Rutherford sparks into life this summer as the Copa America rolls into town.

The MetLife Stadium is home to the New York Jets and Giants. It is the largest venue at the tournament and will host two group games and one of the semi-final matches.

Beyond the tournament, East Rutherford has several must-see places, including Liberty State Park, the Hoboken Waterfront, and the Liberty Science Centre.

Houston, Texas (TX)

Houston is America’s fourth-largest city and is a cosmopolitan destination filled with world-class dining, arts, hotels, shopping and nightlife.

The Houston experience is unparalleled. There’s always something to do in this Southern hospitality meets urban chic city.

You can stroll through the historic Heights, spend the day exploring the Museum District, or visit Space Center Houston.

Houston is a city full of culture & flavour, and its NRG Stadium is one of three venues in Texas. It will host two group games and a quarter-final tie.

Austin, Texas (TX)

Austin boasts one of the few football-specific stadiums on the venue roster for the Copa America.

The Q2 stadium is home to Austin FC and will host two group-stage games, but the city has much more in store for visitors.

One of the new music capitals of the world, this Texas city also has a tremendous presidential library, a handsome Capitol building and pretty parks.

Among many of its must-see destinations is a French Legation Museum, an 1841 wooden structure that was once a diplomatic residence.

Inglewood, California (CA)

Boasting the most expensive stadium in the world, Inglewood’s SoFi Stadium is a 70,000-capacity venue set to host two group stage games at the Copa America.

If you’ve booked a few days in the city, we recommend visiting the Getty Center for the views and museum. Disneyland and Universal Studios will deliver to everyone if you travel with a family. 

Glendale, Arizona (AZ)

Football fans preparing to travel to Glendale this summer should be getting ready for an unforgettable experience filled with memory-making moments.

Glendale’s State Farm Stadium has been a prominent destination for America’s most important sporting events since its inauguration in 2006.

Unsurprisingly, the stadium will play a crucial role at the Copa America, hosting two group-stage matches and one quarter-final tie.

The stadium’s south lawn has a DJ, food and drink, activities and, perhaps most notably in the summer, plenty of shade.

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