Triple Crown


ESPN SportsTravel presents our latest Sports Destinations package, focusing on horse racing's Triple Crown. Get information about tickets, traditions and more for the Kentucky Derby, The Preakness and the Belmont Stakes, as well as tips for enjoying the host cities of Louisville, Baltimore and New York.

Also, get a local's take on the infield experience at the Kentucky Derby, where the fastest two minutes in sports can turn into the craziest all-day party in sports.

• Talk Derby to Me: The Infield Experience
A Louisville native provides a primer for surviving the infield debauchery and more, based on a lifetime of marinating in all things Derby.

• Attending the Kentucky Derby
Bring your hat and grab a mint julep as we give you the ins and outs of Churchill Downs in Louisville.

• Attending The Preakness
Black-eyed Susan is the drink of choice as well as the signature flower at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

• Attending the Belmont Stakes
Tickets are generally cheaper and more plentiful for the final leg of the Triple Crown, just outside New York City.

ESPN.com's coverage of the Triple Crown