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Michigan Football Sports Power Weekends

Thursday, April 18th, 2013


Michigan fans have plenty of options if they want to follow the team in Ann Arbor and on the road this upcoming season. Rivalry games dot the schedule from beginning (Notre Dame), to the middle (Penn State and Michigan State), to the end (Ohio State), and you can be there every step of the way!

Click on the links below to reserve your spot for these incredible Michigan football experiences!

Michigan vs. Notre Dame (September 7)

Michigan will host Notre Dame on September 7, 2013 for the second ever night game at Michigan Stadium and the final home game against the Fighting Irish in the foreseeable future. There are no games scheduled between Michigan and Notre Dame after 2014, so this will be their final meeting in Ann Arbor for quite some time.

Don’t miss out on this incredible weekend, with options including game tickets, a two-night hotel stay, a private Friday night Big House tour, transportation, an autographed Denard Robinson photo, and much more!

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Michigan at UConn (September 21)

From New York City:  Michigan fans in the northeast have a great opportunity to see Michigan live without having to travel a great distance. We will have buses from New York City to East Hartford for this road game, arriving three hours before kickoff for tailgating purposes.

Bus spots are available for $60, and snacks will be provided. You are able to bring beverages on the bus.

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Michigan at Penn State (October 12)

Michigan will travel to Penn State on October 12, 2013 for their first visit to State College since 2010. Don’t miss out on this incredible weekend, with options including game tickets, a two-night hotel stay, transportation, and more!

From NYC and Washington, DC:  Buses from New York City and Washington, DC will be available, arriving three hours before kickoff for tailgating purposes. Spots cost $65 each and include snacks on the bus. You can bring beverages on the bus as well.

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Michigan at Michigan State (November 2)

From Ann Arbor:  Buses will run from Rackham Auditorium to Spartan Stadium, departing four hours before kickoff for the one-hour ride to East Lansing.

Bus spots cost $45 and include snacks on the bus. Bus riders over the age of 21 are permitted to bring beverages on the bus.

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Michigan vs. Nebraska (November 9)

Michigan will host Nebraska in a game that will go a long way towards deciding who will represent the Legends Division in the Big Ten Championship Game.

The trip includes game tickets, a two-night hotel stay, an opportunity to meet former Michigan football greats, SPW gear and more!

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Michigan at Northwestern (November 16)

Join Michigan fans for what promises to be an incredible weekend in Chicago, as the Wolverines take on the Northwestern Wildcats on November 16, 2013 at Ryan Field.

Northwestern likes to think of themselves as Chicago’s Big Ten team, but with more than half the stadium draped in Maize and Blue, you can help prove that Michigan is actually Chicago’s Big Ten team!

The trip includes game tickets, a two-night hotel stay in downtown Chicago, a Michigan fan tailgate, and other great inclusions.

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Michigan at Iowa (November 23)

Join Michigan fans on an unforgettable away game trip to Iowa City, as the Wolverines take on the Iowa Hawkeyes on November 23, 2013 at Kinnick Stadium.

With game tickets, an all-you-can-eat tailgate, two-night hotel stay, transportation and more, the Iowa road game has a chance to be one of the best weekend trips on the whole schedule!

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Michigan at Ohio State (November 30)

Michigan will look for its second win under Brady Hoke in the rivalry and knock Urban Meyer down a peg. The Buckeyes schedule may see them coming to Ann Arbor without a loss on the record. This game will have not only Big Ten Championship implications, but possibly BCS implications as well.

Game tickets, a two-night hotel stay, pregame transportation, and more great Michigan football experiences are now available.

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Big Ten Championship Game (December 7)

Michigan fans can reserve their spot for the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis for as low as $35. The Sports Power Weekends trip will consists of:

  • A Big Ten Championship Game ticket
  • A two-night stay at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Indianapolis
  • Admission to the Big Ten Fan Fest
  • And more!

The deposit will lock in your spot and price until the Championship Game participants are set. The deposit will be non-refundable, but gives you the opportunity and flexibility to wait until Michigan’s status is determined before paying the full amount. If Michigan does not qualify, you will have the option of still purchasing the whole package. If Michigan does qualify, your deposit will go towards the total cost of the package, which you will be required to fully purchase.

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Trips can also be customized for the other Michigan home games (Central Michigan on August 31; Akron on September 14; Minnesota on October 5; Indiana on October 19) as well.

For additional information or to reserve your spot over the phone, please contact Jared Cooper at Jared.Cooper@SPWtravel.com or (646) 397-5350.

The purchase of these packages is subject to the following Terms and Conditions, which can be found here.

Top NFL-College Football Sports Power Weekends in 2012

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012


There are so many great NFL-college football weekends each fall that it is hard to pare down the list. Nonetheless, here are, in my opinion, the 50 best NFL-college football Sports Power Weekends of 2012. The main criteria for this list was that it must include an NFL and college game. There are plenty of great weekends in September that feature MLB games with a great NFL or college game, but I wanted to highlight weekends that included at least two different football games.

I’d love to hear your feedback if you think I am overlooking a great weekend, or ranked one too high.

For more information about planning or booking a Sports Power Weekend package, please contact Jared Cooper at Jared.Cooper@SPWtravel.com, (646) 397-5350, or via twitter at @SportsPowerWknd.

1. Chicago, September 21-23

Friday
  • St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs
Saturday
  • Michigan at Notre Dame
Sunday
  • Rams at Bears

Wrigley Field, Notre Dame Stadium and Soldier Field during one incredible weekend based out of the Windy City. Sign me up!

2. New York, September 5-9

Wednesday
  • Cowboys at Giants (NFL Kickoff Game)
  • US Open Tennis
Thursday
  • US Open Tennis
Friday
  • Atlanta Braves at NY Mets
  • US Open Tennis
Saturday
  • USC vs. Syracuse at MetLife Stadium
  • US Open Tennis (Women’s Final)
Sunday
  • Bills at Jets (Home Opener)
  • US Open Tennis (Men’s Final)


Three games at MetLife Stadium on this weekend, including the first game of the 2012 season featuring the defending Super Bowl champs against their bitter rival, the Jets home opener, and Heisman and top pick front-runner Matt Barkley from USC. Also see Citi Field on Friday as the Mets host the Braves.

3. New Orleans, November 3-5

Saturday
  • Alabama at LSU
Sunday
Monday
  • Eagles at Saints (Monday Night)

A rematch of last year’s National Championship Game with the winner in great position to win the SEC West takes places on Saturday in Baton Rouge. On Monday night at the Superdome, the Saints host the Eagles in an NFC showdown.

4. Los Angeles-San Diego, November 24-25

Saturday
  • Notre Dame at USC
  • Stanford at UCLA
Sunday
  • Ravens at Chargers

The historic rivalry between Notre Dame and USC leads us to the Coliseum. A day later and two hours south, two perennial AFC heavyweights face off in San Diego. A nice Thanksgiving weekend in southern California.

5. Dallas, November 22-24

Thursday
  • Redskins at Cowboys (Thanksgiving)
Friday
Saturday
  • TCU at Texas
  • Baylor vs. Texas Tech (Cowboys Stadium)

Another great Thanksgiving option, this time in the heart of Texas. The Cowboys continue their Thanksgiving tradition, this time hosting their division rivals. On Saturday in Austin, TCU and Texas clash in the newly-remodeled Big XII. Cowboys Stadium will also host Baylor and Texas Tech on Saturday. (more…)