Taking the family out to a ball game doesn’t have to slam your budget. Attending college and minor league games, and scoring giveaways or cheap seats to see major teams are among many ways to enjoy America’s favorite pastime with kids. The following baseball-loving TravelingMoms pitched in their favorite ballparks and tips.
With young kids she was eager to introduce to baseball, TMOM Caroline Murphy was thrilled to discover that tickets for their local college baseball team, the University of Miami Hurricanes, were just $10 for adults and $9 for kids
Ballparks are trying to lure families to baseball games with great deals, new features and family-friendly make-overs. From storied franchises, to fields that load the bases with features, the options for a family outing at your local MLB park are anything but Farm League these days, says Lara DiPaola,a TMOM specializing in deals. She should know – she’s been to eight ballparks! Find out how ballparks are attracting more families.
Families who are ready to hit the road to tour several baseball attractions and fill up on peanuts, popcorn and Cracker Jacks will find six great tips from Finance TravelingMom Jodi Grundig.
Although Jodi’s family has two Red Sox season tickets, they find that spring training games are a financially smart way to enjoy baseball as a family of four.
Last year was the inaugural season for the Blue Wahoos at the waterfront stadium in Pensacola. TMOM Jennifer Douma Close shares her experience here.
It’s officially spring and that means it’s time for baseball in Deb Jamtot’s home. Although her home state of Michigan does boast a Major League team (the Detroit Tigers), attending and cheering for any of the local minor league teams can be just as much fun – and less expensive.
Visiting baseball stadiums with kids and grandkids? TravelingGrandmom Diana Rowe has years of experience in finding the most family-friendly and budget-friendly ballparks for her brood.
Becky Davenport learned through trial and error the most efficient way to enjoy a Cardinal Baseball Game at Busch Stadium in St Louis, MO with kids.
Get the scoop on how to score tickets to spring training in Disney World. But don’t expect to find Mickey there!
Bringing your own food and buying cheap seats are just a couple ways to help defray the cost of watching a live baseball game. Here are more tips by JudyAntell.
Sunshine and Italian ice are just a couple of reasons why it’s fun to catch a baseball game in Arizona. Find out why Midwest TravelingMom, Andrea Guthmann thinks Arizona is a fantastic place to bring kids to a baseball game.
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