Most people want to see sporting events like the Super Bowl or the US Open. But there are plenty of other noteworthy and thrilling sporting events to attend. Though COVID-19 canceled many gatherings and changed how we enjoy public places, these are a few of the must-see annual sporting events in the US to add to your bucket list.
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
Sturgis, South Dakota may sound like a remote part of the country, but every year, this town becomes the hub of all things motorcycle. From exhibitions to races, this place is a travel destination for motorcycle hobbyists and racers alike. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally hosts drag races throughout the day and even a charity poker tournament for all kinds of immersive fun. After you visit some of the best motorcycle racetracks in America, head over to Sturgis for an immersive cultural and competitive atmosphere.
Triple Crown of Surfing
Surfing is a sport that nearly everyone admires. Few have the experience to surf professionally. The Triple Crown of Surfing competition is typically held at the end of each year in Oahu, Hawaii. With some of the fiercest waves and nicest weather, Hawaii is sure to show you a good time amid the adrenaline of watching surfers enter the water.
Professional Bull Riders World Finals
Sports involving livestock are an age-old tradition, with events like horse races and bullfighting dating back decades, if not centuries. Today, you can get in on the action at the Professional Bull Riders World Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada. Spend an exciting day out on the town and come back in the evening for the high-stakes bull riding. This is no typical rodeo, since people from all over the world compete at the highest levels of their sport. Check it out and enjoy watching people thrown about on large bulls!
COVID-19 may impact your ability to spectate at these must-see annual sporting events in the US, but you can still plan to go in the future. With preparation, you could hit all the highlights at each of these events!