Gillette Stadium opened in 2002 as the new home of the New England Patriots, one of the NFL’s most successful franchises over the past two decades. Getting to the stadium to witness the roar of the crowd at a Patriots game is best done by hiring a Boston charter bus with a private driver.
Because of their success over the last two decades, Gillette Stadium’s Patriots have cemented their legacy as one of the most successful franchises in NFL history with a total of 5 Super Bowl championships. The stadium itself sits on 1.9 million square feet and can accommodate nearly 66,000 visitors on game day. The stadium’s total footprint is a massive 17.3 acres and the stadium boasts 6,000 club seats, 88 luxury suites, and 2,000 points of distributed sound.
Visitors to Gillette Stadium can enjoy the game from one of 1,500 television monitors if they can’t catch the live action while trying to grab food or drinks from one of more than 500 concession stands. There’s no such thing as a bad seat in Gillette Stadium. Every single seat points towards midfield to provide optimal line-of-sight and one of the most exciting viewer experiences in all of professional sports.
Why charter a bus to visit Gillette Stadium
Organizing a group to attend an event at Gillette Stadium can be a real logistical challenge. Getting there means fighting more than 65,000 others to get into your seat in time for kickoff. By hiring a Boston charter bus company with a private driver, your group can enjoy getting to and from the stadium almost as much as the game itself. We offer school buses for class field trips, mini buses for birthday parties, mini coaches for executive gatherings, and large coach buses for corporate functions.
Gillette Stadium is actually located in Foxborough, Massachusetts, which is about 28 miles southwest of downtown Boston. It also sits just 20 miles northeast of Providence, Rhode Island.
Visitors arriving early to Gillette Stadium should start by taking a stroll through the Patriots Hall of Fame to learn more about the team’s history and some of the most talented and iconic players to don the Patriot uniform. Fans of shopping will love the retail stores at Patriot Place, such as A.C. Moore, Express, and Olympia Sports - Under Armour. If you’re looking for a place to grab a bite to eat after the game, Patriot Place also offers 19 signature restaurants, including Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, Skipjack’s, and Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grille.
More than just cobblestone covered streets and beautiful brownstone buildings, Boston is also the sports city by excellence with beloved sports teams finding their home here. A place of culture and history, you can learn more about the city’s background by walking historical trails and visiting renowned universities throughout Boston.