We all love watching baseball on our big screens, but if you really want to bring the ball game to life for you and your family, pack up your glove and baseball cap, don your team’s jersey and hit one of these top stadiums in SoCal driving distance to experience the adventure of a lifetime.
- Chase Field, the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, has recently been in the news for controversy involving one of the stadiums most unique features. Located behind right field, sits the Pool Pavilion for guests to rent out during games. What could be better than enjoying a live baseball game AND a relaxing swim? The Los Angeles Dodgers thought so they jumped in the pool after clinching the NL West Championship.
- Petco Park is the home of the San Diego Padres. Every Sunday, they host KidsFest at the park, which features a fun zone with bounce houses, face painting, balloon artists, and other fun family activities. The Padres also have giveaway days where fans get special prizes for being the first ones into the park. Don’t miss out on some great baseball fun at Petco Park.
- AT&T Park in San Francisco is a great place to watch the Giants play. They offer a Kids Corner, fun animal hats, and kids can run the bases. The greatest part for families on a budget? You can bring in your own food. So don’t miss out on a chance to watch some great baseball without spending too much money.
While visiting a ballpark is a great family fun activity, these MLB stadiums provide the perfect atmosphere for kids. Don’t miss out on your baseball adventure this play-off season. Visit one of these stadiums with your kids and enjoy the perfect baseball family vacation.
Guest Writer – Kerri Zane
Kerri is an Emmy award winning television executive producer, healthy living expert, single mom advisor, speaker, and author of “It Takes All 5: A Single Mom’s Guide to Finding the REAL One.” published by Morgan James, (November 2012). She is the family travel expert for Peter Greenberg Online, a regular contributor to What’s Up For Kids as well as various mommy blogs.