From fine art to an athletic field, a batch of new attractions across the USA are poised to attract summer crowds. Whatever your interest, you’ll find your next stop here.

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BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston
Houston for SOCCER fans: Major League Soccer’s Houston Dynamo unveiled their new BBVA Compass Stadium May 12 — the first soccer-specific stadium in the MLS located in a city's downtown district. The 22,000-seat arena anchors a gentrifying area, also home to the live music venue Warehouse Live and a new microbrewery, 8th Wonder, set to open later this year.

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Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia
Philadelphia for ART lovers: Acclaimed for its Impressionist-to-early-modern collection, the Barnes Foundation, formerly located in the Philly suburbs, moves downtown May 19. The expansive $200 million campus will include temporary exhibition space and outdoor café seating plus Cezannes, Van Goghs, and Monets.

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"Manta" roller coaster at SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego for THRILL seekers: Opening Memorial Day weekend, the new “Manta” roller coaster at SeaWorld San Diego simulates the dipping and soaring of manta rays at sea. Skimming the surface of a pool, the ride rips at speeds of up to 43 miles per hour and drops 54 feet in a single dive.

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
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San Francisco and Dallas for ARCHITECTURE fans: The iconic Golden Gate Bridge turns 75 this year, generating celebratory events including an exhibit at the California Historical Society through October 14 and a film on the bridge’s construction shown throughout the year at Fort Point National Historic Site, plus interpretive walks and talks at the bridge-side park.

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Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, Dallas
Prefer brand-new bridge architecture? Behold world-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava’s first vehicular bridge in the United States. Now gracing the Dallas skyline, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge serves as a literal and figurative gateway into the city, with about 14,000 vehicles expected to pass through the magnificent
structure daily.

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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Boston
Boston for HISTORY buffs: The new Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, opening June 25, explores the historic colonial rebellion on three reconstructed period ships — the Dartmouth, the Beaver, and the Eleanor — and a barge-supported museum in Boston Harbor. Interactive exhibits and actors in period dress aim to re-create the 1773 demonstration that precipitated the American Revolution.