Road-Trip Your Way To Baseball Statiums Across The U.S.
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. You can find the 2016 MLB schedule here.
Plan Your Route
Use this baseball road trip planner to help you plan your trip and figure out the best course to take. Select your favorite teams, and enter your start and end dates. Click the "Plan Your Trip" link to open up the corresponding schedule. From that page, you can map your trip. Also check out this guide to the best stadiums; it includes suggestions on where to eat, drink, sit and stay.
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, see if you have time to visit additional tourist hot spots that interest you or maybe just leave some time for relaxing or casual exploring. Happy road-tripping!