2026 World Cup cities USA: which U.S. cities will be part of the 2026 American Dream? The United States is one of the three hosts of the World Cup Soccer in North America. It is the host country with the most host cities and stadiums at the FIFA World Cup in 2026: eleven out of the sixteen locations in total. Three cities will be located in Mexico, and two in Canada, as officially announced on June 16, 2022. Find here the list of world cup soccer cities which are located in the USA, and read about its characteristics.
The following host cities for the 23rd FIFA Soccer World Cup are located in the US:
FIFA World Cup host cities USA
- Kansas City
- Los Angeles
- New York/New Jersey
- San Francisco Bay Area
U.S. cities: breathing football and other sports
The USA is the host country with the world-famous men’s professional soccer league, and the Major League Soccer (MLS). It is a country comprised of dedicated sports fans, with cornerstones such as soccer, but also basketball, baseball, tennis, ice hockey and, of course, American football. With its rich sports history, combined with highly diverse sports and football fans, a modern and efficient infrastructure, and the most innovative (football) stadiums, it is safe to say that the United States is already well prepared for the world’s largest sports event: the 2026 World Cup soccer.
World Cup soccer experienced host USA
The United States already acquired a great deal of experience when organizing the FIFA World Cup in 1994. See also: USA football. In 2026, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area, and Seattle are aiming to write new World Cup Soccer history.
Host the United States of America – in a nutshell
In 2026, ‘America’ will be celebrating 250 years of democracy. The capital is Washington D.C. The United States has about 330 million inhabitants, representing a wide variety of cultures. The US is the third most densely populated country in the world, putting its economy at the global top in terms of size, as well. The country is also a worldwide distributor of music, film, and entertainment, in its broadest sense. The U.S. was founded in 1776, and is made up of 50 states. While English is the primary (non-official) language, it is quickly followed by Spanish, with more than 40 million inhabitants speaking both languages. You can also expect to hear Chinese, Hindi, French, and Urdu, for example, as some of the three hundred languages spoken in the US.
2026 World Cup Stadiums USA
Want to read about the FIFA Men’s soccer stadiums related to the USA cities as described on these pages? See: 2026 World Cup Stadiums USA.
Atlanta host city
Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia, also named the American capital of the New South.
Boston host city
Boston, in the Northeastern part of the United States, is the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Dallas host city
Dallas, the famous city of the State of Texas was founded in 1840. It is the third largest city of Texas.
Houston host city
Houston is located in the Southeast of Texas, near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
Kansas City host city
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri, founded in 1830, as a port of the Missouri River.
Los Angeles host city
The City of Los Angeles (better known as L.A.) in the State of California, is the third populous city of the Host Cities.
Miami host city
Hard Rock Stadium
The City of Miami, in the State of Florida, is one of the U.S.’s – and also world’s – most trendy vacation spots.
New York host city
The vibrant city that never sleeps is 24/7 in the eye of the world. New York (NYC): the most visited city in the USA.
Philadelphia host city
Lincoln Financial Field
Philadelphia, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is affectionately named ‘Philly’, or the City of Brotherly Love.
San Francisco host city
San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose: metropolitan areas that form the San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California.