Nothing says summer like vacations and baseball. If you are heading on a road trip to catch Major League Baseball games, you will need somewhere to stay. Here are some top picks for resorts near MLB stadiums, whether you are just adding a baseball game to your vacation itinerary or traveling cross-country to see every stadium.
Marriot Vacation Club Pulse at Custom House, Boston
Boston is a city rich with history, so when you are in town for a Red Sox game, you will have a lot to see and do. Marriott Vacation Club Pulse at Custom House will put you right in the heart of downtown Boston. When not at Fenway Park cheering on the home team, you can explore nearby Boston Harbor. The resort is within walking distance of many landmarks such as Faneuil Hall, and has plenty of space for your family to relax in after a long day exploring the city.
West 57TH Street by Hilton Club
Whether you are heading to Yankee Stadium in the Brox, or want to see the Mets play at Citi Field in Queens, West 57th Street by Hilton Club is a great jumping-off point. Located in Manhattan, West 57th Street is in a popular area near many shops, restaurants, and theaters. Plus, there is a subway station less than a block away, so getting to either the game – or both! – will be a breeze.
Marriott Fairway Villas at Seaview
Although there are currently no timeshare resorts close to where the Phillies play, you can have a beach vacation just an hour away. Marriott Fairway Villas at Seaview offers guests a relaxing getaway near Atlantic City, New Jersey. The resort is about an hour away from Citizens Bank Park, so it can be easy to take a day trip to catch a game during your stay. Staying outside the city means you can have a quiet vacation, and there are championship golf courses and laidback beaches near the resort when there's not a game.
The District by Hilton Club
Head to the nation's capital for historic sites, sightseeing tours, and a baseball game! The Nationals Park is in South Washington D.C.'s Navy Yard neighborhood, right on the edge of the Anacostia River. The stadium is just 20 minutes from The District by Hilton Club, a luxurious hotel in the heart of Georgetown. The District is also minutes from famous national monuments, including The White House and the Lincoln Memorial.
Marriott's Villas at Doral
If you are looking to catch a Marlins game but do not want to stay in bustling downtown Miami, you are in luck. Just 15 minutes away from LoanDepot Park is Marriott's Villas at Doral. Doral is an area west of downtown Miami with luxurious neighborhoods, upscale boutiques, and lush parks. Enjoy a tranquil vacation away from downtown, but close enough to enjoy the attractions, along with the on-site European spa and nearby golf courses.
Bluegreen at Tradewinds
If you are in town to see the Tampa Bay Rays play, you will probably want to check out the #1 beach destination in America, per the TripAdvisor 2012 Traveler's Choice Awards. Just minutes from Tropicana Field, Bluegreen at Tradewinds has a prime location on St. Pete Beach. The resort covers 20 acres of lush oceanfront property with five pools, a lazy river, and a tiki bar on the beach.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Beach Resort
Although there are no timeshare resorts in the immediate area of the Houston Astrodome, you can still add an Astros game to your Texas vacation. Galveston, an island city on the Gulf Coast of Texas, is just an hour away from Houston. Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Beach Resort is a quiet beachfront oasis for guests. A stay here provides a relaxing getaway for those in the area to catch a baseball game.
The Legacy Golf Resort
The Arizona Diamondbacks play at Chase Field in the heart of Phoenix. The Legacy Golf Resort is a few minutes outside of downtown Phoenix, and the ideal spot for any golf lover. Home to an 18-hole championship golf course, this sprawling resort covers 280 scenic acres at the base of South Mountain. Villas at this resort are Spanish mission-styled and equipped with full kitchens.
Wyndham Harbour Lights
A day at Petco Park watching the San Diego Padres is bound to be accompanied by some signature Southern California sunshine. Wyndham Harbour Lights is a resort within walking distance of the stadium, in the Gaslamp Quarter, an area of San Diego with many restaurants and bars. You'll have plenty of options for a great meal before or after the game. But if you decide to grab food at the game, you will not want to miss the Tri-Tip Nachos.
The Villas at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
Staying at The Villas at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa means you have direct access to Disneyland. Plus, you will be near two Major League baseball stadiums. Angel Stadium of Anaheim is just 10 minutes away from this resort, while getting to Dodger Stadium will take about 30-60 minutes, depending on traffic. The Disney Vacation Club Villas at the Grand Californian Hotel also offers award-winning dining options and poolside cabanas.
The Ritz-carlton Club, San Francisco
Whether you want to see the San Francisco Giants or the Oakland Athletics play, staying in San Francisco will put you close to both stadiums. If you are looking for a luxurious stay in the area, look no further than The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences, San Francisco. Located in the trendy Union Square district, shops and restaurants surround this resort. The resort is just seven minutes from Oracle Park and less than 30 minutes from the RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland.
Worldmark Seattle – The Camlin
When attending a Seattle Mariners game at T-Mobile Park, you will see sweeping views of the city skyline. Head up to the Trident Deck and look above the left field foul pole. WorldMark Seattle at The Camlin Hotel, a historic 1926 building, is just minutes from the stadium. The hotel is a treasured fixture of Seattle's Emerald City district and has been meticulously renovated to preserve its original charm.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Timber Creek Resort
You can catch a St. Louis Cardinals game at Busch Stadium, just a block from the Mississippi River. The area surrounding the stadium boasts plenty of bars and live entertainment. Holiday Inn Club Vacations Timber Creek Resort is just 45 minutes from Busch Stadium, so it's easy to catch a game while you are on vacation. This is also a great resort stop if you happen to be traveling to multiple MLB stadiums.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Lake Geneva Resort
American Family Field, home to the Milwaukee Brewers, is a modern stadium with a retractable roof. Lake Geneva, a lakeside resort city, is less than an hour from the field. Holiday Inn Club Vacations Timber Creek Resort is a quiet timeshare resort on the lake, and guests can enjoy the resort's fishing, sailing, swimming, and many other activities. This will be an excellent resort for traveling between Milwaukee and Chicago's MLB stadiums.
Hilton Grand Vacations Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Chicago is home to the Cubs as well as the White Sox. Hilton Grand Vacations Chicago Magnificent Mile is perfectly positioned about six miles from each stadium. This resort sits in one of the city's most vibrant areas, nearby many attractions such as the Navy Pier and the Riverwalk.
How To Travel to Resorts Near MLB Stadiums
There are plenty of resorts near each of the MLB stadiums, so planning may seem overwhelming. Luckily, if you are a timeshare owner, using your points to book a room simplifies matters. If a timeshare resort within your brand is not near one of the stadiums, you may be able to trade your points, especially if you are part of a vacation exchange network like RCI or Interval International, that allow cross-brand trades.
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