Top 10 Hockey Vacations

If you are a big hockey fan, or have one in your family, planning a hockey vacation is a great idea for a unique getaway. The central components of a great vacation are fun, excitement, relaxation and rejuvenation, and all are certainly pleasant with the fastest game on earth. To help you plan your winter getaway, here are top 10 hockey vacations for the diehard fan, guaranteed to satisfy those core requirements.

hockey vacationToronto, Ontario, Canada

High on any list of top 10 hockey vacations is a visit to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto to see the original Stanley Cup and countless treasures of hockey history. Interactive exhibits, informational displays, and videos featuring Canadian greats, such as Ed Belfour, Mark Messier, and Wayne Gretzky are just a few of the exciting features found at the Hall of Fame. Plan your Toronto vacation well and see the Toronto Maple Leafs in action while you’re in town. Otherwise, visit in early November and be a part of history, as new members are inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Explore the birthplace of the National Hockey League and see the legendary Montreal Canadiens in action. The Canadiens are not only the oldest continuously competing hockey team in the NHL, predating the inception of the NHL itself, but they also hold 24 Stanley Cup titles. Seeing the team in action is definitely one of the top 10 hockey vacations.

Clayton, New York

A lakeside vacation rental in Clayton, NY is the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway. It also puts you just a scenic forty-five mile drive around Lake Ontario from Kingston, the location of Canada’s International Hockey Hall of Fame .

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles is the home of Wayne Gretzkey and the Los Angeles Kings, and is a glorious vacation destination to soak up some sun with your hockey. Book Los Angeles vacation rental, check out the Kings at Staples Center , and consider taking a day trip to Santa Ana to explore the Science of Hockey exhibit at The Discovery Science Center.

Duluth, Minnesota

About an hour north of Duluth is the city of Eveleth, home of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum . Strap on your skates at the Hall’s replica rink and see the extensive collections and displays, including the Great Wall of Enshrinees . Time your getaway right and check out a match at the Eveleth Hippodrome or catch a Division I college game with the Duluth Bulldogs . These attractions definitely add sparkle to any list of the top 10 hockey vacations.

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

See the next generation of National Hockey League stars take to the ice at the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament , held each February at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City. More than 2,000 players, between the ages of 11 and 12, from more than a dozen countries participate in the Quebec tournament, the largest and most important tournament for minors in the world.

Lake Placid, New York

Explore the Lake Placid Winter Olympics Museum , the only Olympics Museum in the United States. Lake Placid was the site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games and it is the location of the Olympic Training Center, where the U.S. Ice Hockey team prepares for competition.

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Take part in a Hockey Camp in Whistler, hosted by Canadian Hockey Enterprises. Held annually in August, hockey camp lasts three days and guarantees twelve hours of on-ice time.  The camp, designed for all skill levels, affords the chance to learn from the pros, including former NHL, CHE and All-Star players.

Buffalo, New York

Attend the Buffalo Sabres Street HockeyFest , held annually in late August. This is where more than 200 teams and 1,000 kids between the ages of 5 and 17 compete in downtown Buffalo— outside the First Niagara Center , home rink of the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres .

St. Petersburg, Russia

Visiting St. Petersburg is the adventure of a lifetime. See the IIHF’s SKA (a Russian professional hockey club) St. Petersburg team— two-time Soviet League Champions and four-time winners of the Spengler Cup — compete at their home arena, the St. Petersburg Ice Palace .

 

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