Love baseball? Enjoy a good road trip? Why not take a cross-country excursion to visit the nation’s most popular baseball stadiums. Check out the tips and resources below to plan your all-American sports adventure.
Check the Schedule
The 2016 Major League Baseball season is tentatively scheduled to start Sunday, April 3, and end Sunday, October 2. Decide how long you’d like to be on the road and which stadiums are on your must-see list. Consider the two oldest major league ballparks: Fenway Park in Boston and Wrigley Field in Chicago.
Plan Your Route
Use this helpful baseball road trip planner to determine the course you want to take. Select your favorite teams, and enter your start and end dates. The corresponding schedule will open up and allow you to map your trip. Not sure which stadiums to choose? Consider ballpark amenities you may love, like food and drink highlights, and nearby hotels.
Visit Fan-Worthy Attractions
While you’re on the open road, be sure to stop at iconic baseball attractions along the way. Consider checking out the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York; the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory in Kentucky; or the site of the classic baseball movie “Field of Dreams” in Dyersville, Iowa.
Once you have your route and schedule worked out, decide if you have time to visit additional tourist hot spots that interest you, or maybe you’d rather leave some time for relaxing or casual exploring. Either way, happy road-tripping!