06/05/2014 02:34 pm ET Updated Aug 04, 2014

Skip the Overcrowded Beach and Try a Sports Destination for Your Summer Vacation

Now that Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, summer vacation planning is officially in full swing. While most families typically take off for the New England Coast or head down to Florida for a week of fun on the water, others may take an alternative route.

One of those alternatives is to visit the top sports cities across America. By visiting these sports cities, you and your kids can catch a game of your favorite baseball team, tour the most iconic stadiums, or perhaps watch a tennis match at the U.S. Open.

At, we conducted a survey to see what vacationers would vote as the best sports towns to visit in America. Whether you want to head to Fenway Park to grab a frank and see the Red Sox, or visit the world's largest dome structure at the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium -- the results came in as follows.

10 Must-Visit Sports Cities for Families to Visit:

1. New York, NY
2. Chicago, IL
3. Boston, MA
4. Miami, FL
5. Los Angeles, CA
6. San Francisco, CA
7. Dallas, TX
8. Philadelphia, PA
9. Atlanta, GA
10. Denver, CO

Have you ever visited any of these sports towns? Which was your favorite?