Baseball and Ballparks
Collected by Annette Baesel , AFAR Local Expert
100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
1 Tropicana Dr., St. Petersburg, FL 33705, USA
Watching the Tampa Bay Rays play baseball in the air-conditioned comfort of the Tropicana Dome is wonderful! Don't let the outdoor baseball purists tell you otherwise. This is especially true on those days when it is 90 degrees with 90 percent...
3700 W Berry St, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
I loved growing up in Fort Worth and I'm convinced it's the 'next Austin'. The parks, the modern art scene, the Trinity River, the growing gourmet food scene are all such hits. Don't forget Sundance Square, Cowtown, Billy Bob's or the Bass Hall....
401 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Chase Field has a sliding roof so if it's too hot, the roof closes and the place gets air-conditioned. Plenty of open air when you want to watch a game outdoors, plenty of air-conditioning when the outdoors in the summer is a bit warm. There is a...
2100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers, is the perfect destination for any group and any person of any age. It's an ideal date spot for sports fans and a place where even a solo traveler can enjoy a fun afternoon. It's also located in the heart...
2401 Ontario St, Cleveland, OH 44115, USA
Cleveland sports fans have been going through a bit of a rough patch the last few decades. No Cleveland sports team has won a championship since 1964 and all the years since, well, they've been a bit painful. At least we have super nice stadiums...
700 Clark Ave, St. Louis, MO 63102, USA
It’s impossible to visit St. Louis and not hear about the Cardinals—the city is crazy for its major league baseball team. The Redbirds play in the heart of downtown at Busch Stadium, a Populous-designed, retro-classic ballpark with...
24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Attending a playoff game at AT&T Park during the San Francisco Giants' 2012 championship season remains one of the most thrilling experiences I've had as a sports fan. But whether it's a post-season contest or regular season game, being here...
100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
The aptly named Great American Ballpark is home to the Cincinnati Reds, and is a great time out whether or not you're a fan of the 'Big Red Machine' (as a die-hard Giants fan blessed with the gorgeous AT&T Park in San Francisco, I can still say...
1060 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613, USA
Steeped in history, loved my many, loathed by some, and sorely in need of a championship, Wrigley Field is a true cornerstone of the always controversial sporting world. No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to this monument to to...
115 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
PNC Park is a real gem—a product of the new-old generation of baseball stadiums that are true to their purpose, and which offer outstanding views. Even the cheap seats afford a stunning vantage point on both the action on the field as well as the...
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