PLAN WHERE YOU

belong

Favorites

heart icon
X
Close

Long Island Named to Sports Events Magazine’s 2017 ‘Top Sports Vacation Spots’ List

December 20, 2016

LONG ISLAND, NY – Sports Events magazine readers and Facebook fans have selected their top seven picks for “Top Sports Vacation Spots” and Long Island is honored to have made the list.

Sports Events editors compiled a Facebook ballot with a list of 30 family-friendly sports destinations. From those 30 “Sports Vacation Spots,” including breezy mountain retreats, popular lake and river destinations, and oceanfront resort towns, fans were asked to vote for their top picks.

“Traveling to sports events has become a true family affair and a major undertaking for any family, so turning a sports trip into a mini- vacation or even a full blown vacation can be very appealing.” said Sports Events Executive Editor John Rezell. “Families get amped about the opportunity to do fun and exciting things during free time when traveling to an event, and that just adds to their experience and memories.”

The February print and digital issue of Sports Events will share this list with over 16,000 sports events planners and key decision makers. Destinations are listed by state:

Ventura County, CA

Panama City Beach, FL

Daytona Beach, FL

**Long Island, NY**

Sandusky, OH (Lake Erie Shores & Islands)

Virginia Beach, VA

Snohomish County, WA

Sports Events Media Group, publisher of Sports Events magazine, is the industry leader in providing products and services designed to connect sports events organizers with sports commissions, CVBs, hotels, insurance companies and other sports events industry suppliers. The sports events industry’s only true multi-media company unites sports event buyers and suppliers with the leading monthly magazine (SportsEvents), online (www.sportseventsmagazine.com), through social media, and with face-to-face conferences and trade shows (S.P.O.R.T.S. The Relationship Conference).

ABOUT DISCOVER LONG ISLAND:

Discover Long Island was established under the name Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau & Sports Commission in 1979 as the official tourism promotion agency for the destination’s travel and tourism industry. The organization contributes to the economic development and quality of life on Long Island by promoting the region as a world-class destination for tourism, meetings and conventions, trade shows, sporting events and related activities. For more information, please call 631-951-3900 or visit www.discoverlongisland.com.

###

Related Posts

5 Hampton Downtowns to Explore This Winter

5 Hampton Downtowns to Explore This Winter

New York City’s Beachfront Backyard - Long Island - is renowned for its vibrant must-visit...
10 Things to do in November

10 Things to do in November

November officially kicks off the holiday season on Long Island. From the Festival of Trees...
News 12+ Presents Discover Long Island

News 12+ Presents Discover Long Island

Episode One: Falling for Long Island The fall season is here and that means there's...
Guide to Halloween Fun on Long Island

Guide to Halloween Fun on Long Island

Halloween season is upon us and Long Island has an array of activities available for...


Travel Guide

Explore world-renowned beaches, historical lighthouses, culinary delights, premiere golf courses, Gatsby-era Gold Coast mansions, and award-winning vineyards on Long Island – New York City’s Beachfront Backyard. Download a copy of the Travel Guide for inspiration and more information to plan your perfect getaway.

Get The Guide

This website stores cookies on your computer to improve the website experience and improve our personalized services to you. To find out more about these cookies and our privacy processes please see our privacy policy. By clicking Accept you are granting permission for us to store this cookie. If you do not want us to install this cookie please close your browser window now.