The Summer Olympics only comes around every four years—and when they do, these US cities crank up the heat on their celebrations. Check out the best spots to catch Olympic fever—and every minute of the action.
No surprise here. A former host city with two major universities feeding dozens of athletes into U.S. Olympic teams (USC and UCLA), Los Angeles could be considered the epicenter of Team USA athlete production. Pick any of the famous bars in Westwood or revitalized downtown L.A. and you're sure to find people wearing USC crimson and gold or UCLA powder blue, and pulling for their favorite hometown athlete. And of course, with Kobe Bryant competing, there will be plenty of Lakers fans cheering him on.