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Gillette Stadium
Ranked #2 of 19 things to do in Foxboro
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Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

Watched the Patriots play for the past 37 years.. Schaefer , Foxboro, Sullivan or Gillette.. From A pebble to a Boulder.Gillete is A Hallmark of Legendary achievement and a Prime example of a successful NFL franchise.Schaefer stadium was a Cesspool with its open trough Urinals and Drunken brawls it was a Hard scrabble place that catered to vast population of derelicts. It was Cold, loud and Smelly. Today's Stadium is family oriented and Clean . The Kraft family cleaned up the place Quite well. The nickname "The Razor" has new meaning . Clean and Fresh. Thank you Mr. Kraft. Go Pats

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Reviewed April 25, 2013

Well its been a little while since the game that I decided to venture too with my family, and I have to say all in all with the exception of the weather(Frigin cold, real cold)( I know its New England Iive here) which is described under the hotel review in Mansfield, it worked out pretty good. Yes gillette is out in the middle of nowhere, yes there are shops all around it, yes the traffic is crazy and backed up down rt one. To all the nightmares that have been stated here, im sure they all are very valid such as the one I encountered many moons ago. This time it was not the snow it was the cold. the process is get a room the night before so you do not have to drive 2 1/2 too 3 hours and then get stuck in traffic 1 mile from the stadium for another hour. Or get a room and stay over after the game. It's simple if you in a hurry bag it, and enjoy the tailgating and the shops, there are places to eat (we ate in the CBS restraunt be prepared to wait for a table game day). Unless you get there 3 hours prior, and leave 1/2 hour before game ends. So we stayed in Mansfield and it took us about 10-15 minutes to get to stadium. hotel at stadium was sold out and it was an arm and a leg and possibly your first born. Kraft has got it all figured out. Going up in July for Taylor Swift..Why you ask, daughters birthday. Otherwise, you get the picture. So thats it except for my advice for parking once you get there is park across the street from Gillette if you want to go south, park on gillette side if you want to go north. not saying that the 1000 of orange cones might be moved when you get out of game but this is your best bet.
Three things to keep in mind:
1. You have heard this before and can't state it enough.
This is New England and the majority of the fans here are aware of that. But if you have never been to an open air stadium in Nov,Dec,Jan..and sometimes Oct be prepared. It could be 55 degrees and sunny or 20 degrees and as I described above frigin cold. Be prepared. Or go early in the season.
2. Football is a differant world when it comes to fans, the are in the groove, so get in it. You bought tickets right?( Which cost me about $680 buck for nose bleed seats) Tailgating is an experiance you may not want to miss. Smell, taste and sit around and throw the bull. If your neighbor offers, accept just be polite and respect the others around you, and hope they do the same.
3.Parking is $40 bucks.

Thank Steamer65
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

There is Stores, Restaurants, and entertainment. The restaurants have such great food. The stores are great. Gillette Stadium is home to the New England Patriots. It is good and bad to live so close. It is bad because whenever there is an event there, there is always so much traffic and you can never get around. A good part is you have access to so many great stores and restaurants. VERY GREAT PLACE TO BE!

Thank Gizmo524
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Gillette Stadium has something for everyone, football (watched Tom and the team practice), shopping, amazing pubs and restaurants, a hotel, and last but not least, the team store!

Thank Tuckerhayward
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Great place - both the stadium and the Patroits Hall. If you live American football and The Patriots it is an amazing experience!

Thank Lene C
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