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New Info Videos about our Baseball Tours

Posted by Doug Lawson on Sat, Jan 12, 2013 @ 12:36 PM

If you haven't had a chance to visit our Big League Tours home page lately. I invite you to take a look.  www.bigleaguetours.com Glenn and I took time recently to record some videos that give an overview of the Big League Tours Differences.  One of the biggest differences is the location of the seats when guests travel with Big League Tours.  We guarantee lower level infield seats for every game.  We know that many of our guests are seeing the ballparks like Yankee Stadium, Fenway Park and Wrigley Field for the first and only time.  And because of that, we make sure everyone has great seats. We don't purchase group seats in the upper deck or way down the line in the outfield.  Here's the video where Glenn talks about why we think sitting close to the action is important.

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Big League Tours has a new Home Page

Posted by Doug Lawson on Thu, Dec 20, 2012 @ 11:59 AM

We thought it would be a good idea to tell folks about the "Big League Tours Difference" onBig League Tours at Fenway Park our website. So, we changed our home page completely by adding video clips that have Glenn Dunlap and I describing four of our Big League Tours exclusives.  If you have been thinking about purchasing a tour, but aren't sure what makes a Big League Tours baseball vacation better than the others, then please check out our new home page. We aren't video pro's, but we think it's a great way for folks to learn about our business.  Here's the link to the home page:

Big League Tours Home Page

Our Holiday Promotion continues through the end of the year.  You can get 5%, or an extra free room night when you book your Multi-City Tour by Dec. 31.  Please call or email with any questions.  Here's the link to our Multi-City Tour page.

2013 Multi-City Tours

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Four Options to Visit the East Coast Baseball Stadiums

Posted by Doug Lawson on Fri, Dec 07, 2012 @ 11:48 AM

The Full East Coast- Touch 'em All Out East is the baseball tour that most fans dream ofOriole Park at Camden Yards taking.  It includes ballgames in Citizens Bank Park, Nationals Park, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Yankee Stadium, Citi Field, Fenway Park, as well as, a day trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.  This year, though, we thought, "What if someone wants to see some of these stadiums, but can't do the whole tour?"  And that's how we came up with the four different East Coast options in June.  

The first option is the NEW Atlantic Beltway Tour.  This tour covers the first part of the East Coast Tour.  It will start in Philadelphia, visit Baltimore, and end in D.C. It's a great 4 night tour that will give our guests the chance to check 3 stadiums off their baseball bucket list. We have a great group of folks already booked on this tour and look forward to adding more travelers.  Here's the link for the Atlantic Beltway Tour page: http://www.bigleaguetours.com/2013-baseball-tours/multi-city-tours/atlantic-beltway/ 

The second option is the Hall of Fame Tour 2.  We always offer Hall of Fame Tours, and this trip is essentially the second part of the East Coast Tour.  It will start in NYC and include games at Yankee Stadium, Citi Field, and Fenway Park.  Plus the day trip to Cooperstown. Check out the informational video for the HoF 2 Tour below:

The third option is the Big Apple Tour 1.  The Big Apple is just the New York portion of the East Coast Tour.  Guests will come into NYC for games at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, and join us on the day trip to the Hall of Fame. Here's the link: http://www.bigleaguetours.com/2013-baseball-tours/multi-city-tours/big-apple-tour-1/

Of course, when you put those tours together, you have the fourth option, and the granddaddy of all tours: the Full East Coast Tour- Touch 'em All Out East.  That's 8 nights in luxury hotels, 6 games at some of the most iconic stadiums in baseball, plus a trip to the Hall of Fame. Here's the tour page and video link: http://www.bigleaguetours.com/2013-baseball-tours/multi-city-tours/east-coast/

With the new Atlantic Beltway, as well as, the other tours offered on the East Coast, we think we have the best selection of trips in the business.  All of our Multi-City Tours include lower level infield seats at every game; luxury hotel accommodations in the heart of the city or near the ballpark; a Big League Tours MLB Player Experience; Stadium Tours; a BLT Tour Host on site; all transportation while on the tour; and lots of Big League Tours extras.  We hope you will join us in 2013.

Tags: baseball vacations, baseball stadiums, baseball vacation package, baseball hall of fame, baseball vacation, baseball road trip, baseball tour, Fenway Park, big league tours, Yankee Stadium, hall of fame, Cooperstown

Big League Tours Releases 2013 Baseball Tour Packages

Posted by Glenn Dunlap on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 @ 04:32 PM

Baseball Tour Operator Offers Its Largest Selection of Baseball Vacations

Luxury baseball tour provider, Big League Tours, begins its eighth year by announcing its largest selection of baseball tours offered to date. The official announcement came at aChris Welsh (center) with Doug Lawson (left) and Glenn Dunlap (right) at the launch party for the 2013 baseball tours launch party held at the company’s new headquarters outside of Indianapolis. Chris Welsh, former Major League pitcher and current Reds broadcaster, was on hand to assist company President and Founder Glenn Dunlap in introducing the luxury tour packages. In addition to its traditional Multi-City Tours, Big League Tours is offering shorter Destination Tours and Getaway Day Tours in 2013.

The Multi-City Tours include trips to some of the country’s greatest cities and visits to multiple baseball stadiums. Travelers will not only sit in the best seats and stay in great hotels, they will also enjoy other great features such as stadium tours, player meet and greets, and special stadium access. Highlights include the East Coast, Hall of Fame, Midwest and West Coast Tours. Details at www.bigleaguetours.com/2013-baseball-tours/multi-city-tours/

“Without a doubt, our most popular trips each year are the tours that include Yankee Stadium, Fenway Park, The Baseball Hall of Fame and Wrigley Field,” shared Glenn Dunlap, President and Founder of Big League Tours. “But, we have also seen an increase in demand for tours to the West Coast, so fans can see AT&T Park, Dodger Stadium and PETCO Park. We believe we have met that demand with a variety of tours including our Full West Coast, Southern California, and Baseball on the Bay Tours.”

The Destination Tours have been designed for travelers who would like to spend time in one city, enjoy some baseball games and events, and take advantage of custom tour options. Dunlap states, “Taking place on mostly long weekends, these tours will give our guests lots of flexibility and suit the needs for avid, as well as casual, baseball fans.” Highlights include tours to New York, San Francisco, Boston, Denver, and Chicago. Details at www.bigleaguetours.com/2013-baseball-tours/destination-tours/

For the first time, Big League Tours is offering Getaway Day Tours. Getaway Day Tours are one- day excursions in some of Big League Tours most popular baseball cities. As with all Big League Tours, guests will enjoy luxury accommodations and lower level infield seats for the game. The 2013 season will feature Getaway Day Tours in New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Denver, and Miami. Prices for the Getaway Day Tours start at $500 per person based on double occupancy. Details at www.bigleaguetours.com/2013-baseball-tours/getaway-tours/.

Big League Tours helps fans get closer to the game by securing lower level seats, arranging stadium tours and player experiences, and providing first-class hotel accommodations. Flexible itineraries allow fans to experience the best of the best in the greatest baseball cities across the nation. 

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About Big League Tours

Big League Tours helps fans of all ages experience baseball from a new perspective- from inside the game. Unlike other tour companies, Big League Tours not only takes care of the buses and games for a baseball tour, but also provides all the extras to turn tours into true sports vacations loaded with unique baseball-related events. For more information, contact Big League Tours at www.bigleaguetours.com.

Tags: multi-city baseball tour, east coast baseball tour, bucket list, baseball vacation, baseball tour

Top Baseball Tours, So Far

Posted by Doug Lawson on Fri, Nov 23, 2012 @ 11:18 AM

We really never stop thinking about baseball. And it seems that there are several other folksBLT at Camden Yards who are the same way. By the time the World Series was over, MLB had already released their schedules for next season and we started putting together our luxury baseball vacations. So, for the first time, we announced our baseball tour schedules to the public in October. We have been pleasantly surprised at the number of die-hard baseball fans who have visited our website, signed up for our newsletters/updates, and purchased their 2013 baseball tours. Here is a list of the most popular Multi-City tours by number of bookings, so far:

  1. Atlantic Beltway Tour (NEW for 2013)
  2. East Coast Tour- "Touch 'em All Out East"
  3. Midwest Tour 1
  4. West Coast Tour
  5. Big Apple Tour 1
  6. Midwest Tour 2
  7. Southeast Tour

Are you thinking about baseball too? If you would to join us in 2013, or purchase a tour for a friend or family member, just give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.

Tags: baseball vacations, baseball trips, baseball tours, baseball stadiums, baseball travel, baseball vacation package, baseball vacation, baseball road trip, baseball tour, Fenway Park, Wrigley Field, big league tours, Yankee Stadium, hall of fame

Last Day to get 5% off your 2013 Baseball Tour

Posted by Doug Lawson on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 @ 10:29 AM

2013 Baseball Tours

Today is the last day to book your 2013 Baseball Tour and get 5% off. You can select from Multi-City, Destination, or Getaway Day Tours. Or, if you are booking a Multi-City tour of double occupancy or greater, you can choose an extra room night before or after your tour. Just use coupon code "Early Bird" to get the discount or extra room night.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards

We have added guests to our Atlantic Beltway, Midwest Tour 1, and West Coast Tours in the last couple of days, and we are looking forward to having one of our biggest seasons ever!! So, don't miss out. Click the link below to see all the 2013 Tour Packages and begin booking your luxury baseball vacation.

2013 BIG LEAGUE TOURS BASEBALL VACATIONS

Please feel free to call or email with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you and having you join us in the Big Leagues in 2013.

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Take the Day to Getaway—2013 Getaway Days

Posted by Kayla Wininger on Fri, Nov 16, 2012 @ 10:50 AM

Head into the city for the day and leave the kids at home!  Big League Tours is now offering Getaway Day tours that give you one day and one night away from normalcy.  Enjoy the city and take in a baseball game at your favorite stadium.

Sit back and relax at Fenway Park, Wrigley Field or Yankee Stadium.  Looking to try something new?  Maybe a day in San Francisco or Miami is more your speed. 

Our Getaway Days are a great option for baseball fans with a passion for travelling.  Add a night to your baseball vacation and spend an extra day enjoying the city you love! 

Book your vacation by November 21st and you’ll save 5% on your getaway!


 

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Baseball Tour Videos On Line

Posted by Doug Lawson on Thu, Nov 15, 2012 @ 11:13 AM

Glenn and I spent Monday making informational videos for the website. We thought it would be a good idea to discuss all the aspects of our baseball tours in a video format. That way, prospective customers can get a better sense of our baseball vacation packages and who we are. I think they turned out pretty good. It's amazing what you can do with an Ipad and IMovie. We tried to go through the basic itinerary of each tour, and discuss some of the Big League Tours differences. We also took some time to talk about some of our favorite ballparks, like Yankee Stadium, Fenway Park, Wrigley Field, AT&T Ballpark, and PNC Park. We're no Redford and Newman, but I think the informal videos will help fans make a decision as to which baseball tour they want to join.

The last tour video we shot was for the Big Apple Tour 2. It was late in the day, and we got a little loose with it. So, no offense to our Mets and Yankees fans, but we posted it anyway. I put it here too, so go ahead and take a look. It's all in fun. Go to the website too, to check out the other videos. We would appreciate any feedback you might have. 


 


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More Cities Mean More Fun – Multi-City Baseball Tours 2013

Posted by Kayla Wininger on Mon, Nov 12, 2012 @ 10:36 AM

It’s time to reevaluate your baseball bucket list and start planning for the 2013 season!  Big League Tours has made it easy to tour as many ballparks as possible with our Multi-City tour packages, built for any baseball enthusiast!

Looking for a baseball trip to the West CoastEast Coast?  How about the Midwest?  You’ll find 17 Multi-City tours taking you to cities like Boston, Miami, Chicago and over to California to see San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles. 

wrigley field

Join us on our East Coast baseball tour where you’ll see 12 teams, six ballparks AND the National Baseball Hall of Fame, all in eight days!  What makes our tours so special is that you’ll be engulfed with baseball action and still have time to explore in Boston, New York and Washington D.C.

Already visited the East Coast Stadiums?  Maybe these tours are what you need to complete your bucket list:

For our travelers who have a tight schedule, we’ve made it easy to fit a tour into your busy life!  See our tours by month to find the perfect baseball vacation for you and your family.

Book before November 21st to save 5% off your Multi-City tour!

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