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| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Spike of
Interest in the Great Lakes

The University of Minnesota women’s volleyball team plays home games at the Sports Pavilion, one of several facilities available for events on campus. Photo courtesy of Glen Stubbe/Minneapolis Star Tribune via Zuma Wire

By Rachel Carter

The Great Lakes are remarkable—together, they form the largest cluster of freshwater lakes in the world—and the states that hug their shorelines are equally impressive. This region, in which the Midwest meets Canada, draws teams from both sides of the international border and is home to a range of communities that offer visiting athletes a wealth of options. These include a classic college town that is nearly synonymous with basketball, a former industrial boomtown that’s making a comeback and, in one of the region’s larger cities, a new stadium that has already secured some of the largest events in collegiate and professional sports.

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Category: Destination Feature

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