2017 Ballpark Road Trip Guide

Nothing beats a great road trip across the country to see America’s pastime. We have developed multiple ballpark road trips that you and your family or friends can embark on during the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Most trips are based around weekends or holidays, although some extend into the work week. Read about Ken Schlapp’s tour of every MLB ballpark for more tips and information on taking a baseball road trip!


Check out all of California’s MLB ballparks on this trip that will take you to five stadiums. Begin your trip in the Bay Area at the Oakland Coliseum where the Oakland Athletics host the Colorado Rockies on April 14th. Not only are you staying in the Bay Area overnight to see another team play, but the Houston Astros are too as they battle the Giants on April 16th at AT&T Park. A day off on August 17th allows you to drive South to Los Angeles where you will see the Dodgers host the Rockies at Dodger Stadium. Up next is a drive down the Pacific Coast Highway for a matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. A day off allows you time to explore San Diego or drive back North to explore Los Angeles. Your trip ends on April 21st as the Angels host the Toronto Blue Jays at Angel Stadium.

April 14, 2017 April 16, 2017
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AT&T Park – San Francisco, CA Oakland Coliseum – Oakland, CA
April 18, 2017 April 19, 2017
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Dodger Stadium – Los Angeles, CA Petco Park – San Diego, CA
April 21, 2017
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Angel Stadium – Anaheim, CA



Check out six ballparks on this Interstate 95 trip on the East Coast during the last week of May. You’ll begin your journey in Beantown as the Boston Red Sox hosts the Texas Rangers as baseball’s oldest ballpark, Fenway Park. Take the following day to explore the city of Boston before heading south towards New York City. On May 25th the Mets hosts the Padres at Citi Field. The next day Yankee Stadium awaits as the Yankees host the Oakland Athletics. You’ll continue your trip on May 27th as you once again head south to the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia. Here the Phillies host the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park. Up next is Washington DC as the Nationals play the Padres at Nationals Park. Explore all the sites around DC before of after the game. You will conclude your trip on Memorial Day with a short trip North on I-95 to Camden Yards as the Orioles host the Yankees on May 29th.

May 23, 2017 May 25, 2017

Fenway Park – Boston, MA Citi Field – Queens, NY
May 26, 2017 May 27, 2017

Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
May 28, 2017 May 30, 2017
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Nationals Park – Washington, DC Camden Yards – Baltimore, MD



With only 40 miles separating Baltimore and Washington, DC you can see some of baseball’s youngest stars during Memorial Day weekend in 2017. Start your journey on May 27th in Washington DC as the Nationals battle the Padres at Nationals Park. Spend an off day seeing all the sites in Washington DC or drive north to Baltimore and explore the Inner Harbor. On Memorial Day you will watch the Orioles battle the Yankees at at one of baseball’s classic ballparks, Camden Yards.

May 27, 2017 May 29, 2017


Nationals Park – Washington, DC Camden Yards – Baltimore, MD



Travel from end to end as you journey across the State of Pennsylvania on this trip. Both the Phillies and the Pirates are at home during this weekend trip. On weekend of June 16-18, 2017, the Pirates host the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park while the Phillies host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park. You’ll travel across the heart of Pennsylvania on I-76 as you go from one city to another. Be sure to grab a Primanti sandwich in Pittsburgh and a Cheesesteak in Philadelphia! Alternative Dates: April 7-9, 2017 or May 5-7, 2017

June 16, 2017 June 18, 2017

PNC Park – Pittsburgh, PA Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia,



This three day weekend trip can begin on either side of the State of Missouri where you will see two great games. You begin by seeing the Cardinals play at Busch Stadium on Friday or start your trip in Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium. Drive across the state on Saturday and see Missouri’s other team play on Sunday. Grab some famous BBQ in Kansas City and check out St. Louis’ most iconic landmark, the Arch. Alternative Dates: September 8-10, 2017

August 11, 2017 August 13, 2017

Kauffman Stadium – Kansas City, MO Busch Stadium – St. Louis, MO



This is a true baseball road trip as you travel to five ballparks during the week of July 4th! You can also cut this trip up if you prefer to only go to half of them. Start your trip in Milwaukee where you visit Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. The following day, a 90 minute drive south to Chicago takes you to Guaranteed Rate Field where the White Sox host Texas Rangers. A day off in Chicago allows you to fully explore the Windy City. On July 4th you will see the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs host the Tampa Bay Rays at Wrigley Field. Up next is Comerica Park in Detroit where the San Francisco Giants visit the Detroit Tigers. You end your trip on July 6th as the 2016 American League Champion Cleveland Indians host the San Diego Padres at Progressive Field.

July 1, 2017 July 2, 2017

Miller Park – Milwaukee, WI Guaranteed Rate Field – Chicago, IL
July 4, 2017 July 5, 2017

Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL Comerica Park – Detroit, MI
July 6, 2017
Progressive Field – Cleveland, OH



Spend an exciting 4th of July weekend in New York City where you will visit two ballparks and likely see some fireworks! The Yankees host the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium and the Mets host the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field. There are a multitude of attractions to visit in the Big Apple including Central Park, the Empire State Building, Times Square and the Statue of Liberty!

July 1, 2017 July 3, 2017


Citi Field – Flushing, NY Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY


Take an extended weekend trip up the Pacific Coast Highway as you begin your trip in sunny Anaheim on Friday, July 21st as the Angels host the Boston Red Sox. A day off allows you to explore Los Angeles or Beverly Hills. On Sunday watch the Dodgers battle the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium. After the game take a scenic drive down the Pacific Coast Highway to San Diego. The following day you will see Petco Park as the Padres host the New York Mets. You’ll have plenty of time to explore all the sites before or after each game!

July 21, 2017 July 23, 2017

Aerial of Angel Stadium



Angel Stadium – Anaheim, CA Dodger Stadium – Los Angeles, CA
July 24, 2017

Petco Park – San Diego, CA



South Beach here I come! With beaches on both coasts of Florida, you can see games in Tampa and Miami, and hit up the beaches during the day!
This weekend trip allows you to begin your journey in either Miami or Tampa. Watch Marlins battle either the Atlanta Braves and the Rays take on the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field. Visit the beach in Clearwater, FL while in Tampa or South Beach in Miami where you can enjoy some amazing food and enjoy relaxing at one of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
Alternative Dates: July 29-31, 2016

August 11, 2017 August 13, 2017

View from the upper deck at Tropicana Field


View from the upper deck at Marlins Park

Tropicana Field – St. Petersburg, FL Marlins Park – Miami, FL


It might be hot in August, but why not head to the Lone Star State for this weekend trip taking you to two ballparks. During the weekend of August 18-20th both the Astros and Rangers are at home. See the Astros host the Oakland A’s at Minute Maid Park and the Rangers host the Chicago White Sox at Globe Life Park. Alternative Dates: April 4-7 or June 16-18

August 18, 2017 August 20, 2017
View from the upper deck at Globe Life Park
View from the upper deck at Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros
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