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West Coast Baseball Tours in May 2015

Posted by Glenn Dunlap on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 @ 07:05 AM

Dodger Stadium,west coast baseball tours,baseball toursOur West Coast baseball tours are becoming increasingly popular. It's easy to see why... They include fantastic cities up and down the California coast; one of the best of the new ballparks, AT&T Park; and the historic Dodger Stadium. The extended versions of the tours have options that include SAFECO Park in Seattle and Coors Field in Denver, too. 

These tours start the week of Memorial Day, so it's a perfect time to extend your vacation. 

WEST COAST PLUS MAY 
The full West Coast Plus tour begins in LA/Anaheim, includes 7 games in 7 different stadiums, and plenty of time to explore these great cities. Click here to see the details.
Tue, May 26, Angel Stadium- Padres @ Angels, TBD
Wed, May 27, Dodger Stadium- Braves @ Dodgers, TBD
Thu, May 28, PETCO Park- Pirates @ Padres, TBD
Fri, May 29, Travel to San Francisco
Sat, May 30, Oakland Coliseum- Yankees @ A’s, TBD
Sun, May 31, AT&T Park- Braves @ Giants, TBD
Mon, Jun 1, Safeco Field- Yankees @ Mariners, 7:10PM
Tue, Jun 2, Coors Field- Dodgers @ Rockies, 6:40PM
Wed, Jun 3, Guests Depart

WEST COAST MAY
The full West Coast tour includes the 5 California stadiums and Seattle. Click here to see the details.
Tue, May 26, Angel Stadium- Padres @ Angels, TBD
Wed, May 27, Dodger Stadium- Braves @ Dodgers, TBD
Thu, May 28, PETCO Park- Pirates @ Padres, TBD
Fri, May 29, Travel to San Francisco
Sat, May 30, Oakland Coliseum- Yankees @ A’s, TBD
Sun, May 31, AT&T Park- Braves @ Giants, TBD
Mon, Jun 1, Safeco Field- Yankees @ Mariners, 7:10PM
Tue, Jun 2, Guests Depart

CALIFORNIA GOLD MAY 
The California Gold tour takes in 5 games in all 5 California stadiums, and plenty of time to explore these great cities. Click here to see the details.
Tue, May 26, Angel Stadium- Padres @ Angels, TBD
Wed, May 27, Dodger Stadium- Braves @ Dodgers, TBD
Thu, May 28, PETCO Park- Pirates @ Padres, TBD
Fri, May 29, Travel to San Francisco
Sat, May 30, Oakland Coliseum- Yankees @ A’s, TBD
Sun, May 31, AT&T Park- Braves @ Giants, TBD
Mon, Jun 1, Guests Depart

SOUTHERN CAL MAY 
The Southern Cal tour begins in LA/Anaheim for two nights, finishes in San Diego, includes 3 games in 3 different stadiums, and plenty of time to explore these great cities. Click here to see the details.
Tue, May 26, Angel Stadium- Padres @ Angels, TBD
Wed, May 27, Dodger Stadium- Braves @ Dodgers, TBD
Thu, May 28, PETCO Park- Pirates @ Padres, TBD
Fri, May 29, Guests Depart

BAY AREA MAY 
The Bay Area tour has you staying in San Francisco three nights, includes 2 games in 2 different stadiums, and plenty of time to explore the City by the Bay. Click here to see the details.
Fri, May 29, Arrive in San Francisco
Sat, May 30, Oakland Coliseum- Yankees @ A’s, TBD
Sun, May 31, AT&T Park- Braves @ Giants, TBD

Mon, Jun 1, Guests Depart

ABOUT OUR TOURS 
One thing you'll notice about our tours - We typically offer a long tour that lasts for 7-8 days, in this case the West Coast tour. We then offer shorter versions of that tour at the same time, such as the Southern Cal and Bay Area Tours. This allows you to choose the tour that best suits you.

Whether you choose a long or short tour, you'll always receive a Big League Tours experience. You'll get:
- Premium seats at all the games,
- Stadium tours, when schedules allow,
- Great hotels in the heart of the city or next to the ballpark,
- Big League Player Experience, 
- Sensible itineraries, 
- Big League Tours welcome gift, and a 
- Big League Tours host!

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West Coast Free Extra Room Night Ends Sat.

Posted by Doug Lawson on Fri, Dec 06, 2013 @ 08:46 AM

Are you interested in a 2014 West Coast luxury baseball vacation? If so, make your reservation by the end of the day Sat., Dec. 7 and get an extra free room night to use the night before or after the tour. Plus, you can still get 5% off your total package price by using discount code EARLY when booking your tour. But, hurry. This special offer ends Saturday. Here's the link to our 2014 West Coast Tour page.

Southwest Tour: April 15-19, 2014

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Tags: baseball tours, baseball vacation package, AT&T Park, Angel Stadium, Dodger Stadium, Safeco Field

Special Offer this week on our West Coast Baseball Tours

Posted by Doug Lawson on Mon, Dec 02, 2013 @ 10:19 PM

Book your luxury baseball tour on the West Coast and get an extra room night FREE. Sign Up Now to get both the extra room night and our 5% off special for early bookings. This special is good through Dec. 7 and is only for new bookings on the tours listed below. So book soon.  

You can choose from any of our Full West Coast, California Gold, Southern California, or Baseball on the Bay Tours. Click the link below to see all our tours that will visit the West Coast.

Southwest Tour: April 15-19, 2014

Don't forget- SAVE 5% when you book any of our 2014 tour packages before Dec. 15. Click the link below to go to the Main Tour Page.

Big League Tours

Please let us know if you have any questions. 

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Soak up the California Sun on our West Coast Tours

Posted by Doug Lawson on Wed, Oct 30, 2013 @ 01:20 PM

Our West Coast Tours are some of the most popular every year. In 2014, we are adding some new variations that include 3, 4, 7, & 8 night vacations, and we're offering them in two different months. You can select the Full West Coast Tour, the California Gold Tour, the Southern Cal Tour, or the Baseball on the Bay Tour. Below are the links to all of our tours out West next season. Don't forget- book by Dec. 15th and get 5% off. Use discount code EARLY when booking your tours. 

Southwest Tour: April 15-19, 2014

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Southwest Tour: April 15-19, 2014

Southwest Tour: April 15-19, 2014

Southwest Tour: April 15-19, 2014

Southwest Tour: April 15-19, 2014

Southwest Tour: April 15-19, 2014

Please feel free to call or email with any questions.

 

 

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West Coast Tour, May 2014: LA/Anaheim, San Diego, San Fran & Oakland

Posted by Glenn Dunlap on Mon, Oct 21, 2013 @ 06:30 PM

An always popular baseball tour is a trip to the West Coast to see all of the California baseball stadiums plus Safeco Field in Seattle. And that's just what this tour has to offer. You'll have three nights in Los Angeles/Anaheim to take in a couple of games as well as explore some sites.

The first day of the tour, you'll see the Yankees play the Angels at Angel Stadium. We expect this to be a night game so you'll have time to get to the hotel, check in and get settled, and then meet the tour group to go to the ballpark.

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The next day is a completely free day. You could spend the day at Disneyland or Knott's Berry Farm, take a tour of Hollywood, or hang out on the beach. It's completely up to you.

The following day offers a game at historic Dodger Stadium. You'll be amazed that this ballpark is over 60 years old! You'll arrive early with time to explore the stadium before settling into lower-level seats for the game. The last day in Southern California is in San Diego, where we'll stay in the Gaslamp Quarter and be there in plenty of time for a game at PETCO Park.

Then, on Saturday, it's off to San Francisco. It's a short flight and then you'll check into theAlcatraz,baseball trips hotel in the heart of the city. You'll have the evening on your own to explore the city, eat at a great restaurant, or just relax. On Sunday, the game is at AT&T Park between the Braves and the Giants.

Monday, you'll have more time to take in the Bay Area sites. This would be a perfect day to go to Alcatraz, take a trip up to wine country, visit Ghirardelli square, or take a ride on a San Francisco trolley. Then you'll meet up with the group to catch the game at the Oakland Coliseum between the Rays and Athletics.

The final day of the tour has you jumping on a quick flight to Seattle, taking in a game at Safeco Field, and staying at a hotel in the middle of the action in Seattle. Extend your stay in Seattle or plan to leave late in the day so that you can see the Space Needle, visit Pikes Place Market, or take in some beat poetry in ways that only Seattle can serve it up. Want some food suggestions? Let us know - we can help!

As always, you’ll enjoy first class hotels, lower level seats, stadium tours, an MLB player experience and memories that will last a lifetime. No tour company does it like Big League Tours. We hope you will join us on this extensive tour. 

Southwest Tour: April 15-19, 2014


Tags: baseball tours, baseball travel, baseball road trip, AT&T Park, Angel Stadium, Dodger Stadium, PETCO Park, Safeco Field, Giants, A's

Announcing our 2014 Baseball Tour Packages

Posted by Doug Lawson on Thu, Oct 17, 2013 @ 02:23 PM

Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Reds, Baseball Tours, Family ToursWe are very pleased to announce our 2014 Baseball Tours. You'll be able to choose from:
  • Tours in every month of the MLB regular season,
  • Tours to every stadium in the Majors,
  • Tours over long-weekends, for a quick getaway, and
  • Tours that are week-long, for longer vacations
We have also re-worked our website to better serve our customers. You will be able to search for your tour in 3 ways:
  • Tours by Region
  • Tours by Month
  • Tours by Stadium
Please click the link below to go directly to our website to check out our new tours.

Big League Tours
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT- We are offering an early booking discount to our guests valid now through Dec. 15. Book your tour with a minimum 20% or $1,000 deposit, and get 5% off the total tour price. Use discount code EARLY when booking your tour.
Please feel free to call or email with any questions. I hope you will join us on a Big League Tours luxury baseball vacation in 2014.

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A Sneak Peek at our 2014 West Coast Tour June

Posted by Doug Lawson on Thu, Oct 10, 2013 @ 10:23 AM

West Coast Luxury Baseball Tour

Our 2014 season is really starting to come together. Glenn and I have been scouring the MLB schedules to find the best combinations of games and stadiums for our tour packages. We are really excited about our West Coast Tour in June. It features the Rangers and Red Sox on the road, and we were able to add Seattle on the last day of the tour for a "FULL" West Coast experience.  

We are offering the tour in condensed versions, too. You can choose the California Gold, Southern California, or Baseball on the Bay, if you want a shorter vacation.  

Here are the links to the tour pages for all of the West Coast Tours in June. This is a special Sneak Peek for the fans in our database. These pages are not available to the general public, so you will have to get to them through these links. Thanks for taking a look.

2014 Full West Coast Tour June

2014 California Gold Tour June

2014 Southern California June

2014 Baseball on the Bay Tour June 

All of these tours are available for purchase right now. So if you would like to join us, just click the PURCHASE THIS TOUR button on the webpage.

If you have problems navigating, or have any questions, please feel free to call or email me.

Catch you later!

Tags: baseball road trips, baseball tours, baseball road trip, AT&T Park, Angel Stadium, Dodger Stadium, PETCO Park, Safeco Field, MLB road trips, San Diego, Oakland, Angels, Coliseum

What do we do on our West Coast Baseball Tour?

Posted by Doug Lawson on Thu, Feb 21, 2013 @ 09:07 AM

We've had some fans ask us to give them an idea of the itineraries on our luxury baseballBLT West Coast Baseball Tour tours. Some want to know how much free time they will have, others are interested in the game times, travel times, etc. Since we are offering a special $200 off the  West Coast Tour right now, I thought I would give a quick "thumbnail" version of our itinerary for the West Coast Tour.

June 11- Guests check into the San Diego Hilton Gaslamp Quarter. Meet with the BLT Tour Host around 4:30PM. The group will travel to Petco Park for the 7:10PM Braves/Padres game.

June 12- Short drive to check into the Anaheim Marriott. The bulk of the day free before going to Dodger Stadium for the D'backs/Dodgers, 7:10PM

June 13- Free day in So.Cal. We can help with Knott's Berry or Disneyland tickets, etc.

June 14- Possible stadium tour before the Yankees/Angels game, 7:05PM.

June 15- Fly to San Fran in the AM. Check into the San Fran Hilton. Rest of the day free to explore.  We can help with attraction tickets like Alcatraz, etc.

June 16- Early game with Mariners/A's at 1:05PM. Evening free in San Fran.

June 17- Possible stadium tour of AT&T Park before Padres/Giants, 7:15PM

There will be a Big League Tours Player Experience on the one of the days as well. Player and time TBA.  This is going to be a great tour.  I hope you will join us.

If you would like to book your West Coast TourCLICK HERE.

Please let me know if you have any questions.


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Dodger Stadium & Mr. Vin Scully - West Coast Baseball Tour Part VII

Posted by Glenn Dunlap on Mon, Jul 30, 2012 @ 11:30 AM

Our West Coast Baseball Tour flew from San Francisco to Los Angeles. After Dodger Stadium from our seatsthe travel day and free morning to explore LA on their own, our guests headed out to Dodger Stadium on July 4th to see the Dodgers host the Cincinnati Reds. Here's a view from our seats. 

Chris Welsh at Dodger Stadium

We started the night with a visit with Reds broadcaster andformer MLB pitcher, Chris Welsh. Chris hung out with us at field level and then took us up to the broadcast booth to see things from that vantage point. The booth is pretty small so we only went in three people at a time. Here's a shot of our three with Chris. 

I would have to say the highlight for me, though (and no slight intended for Chris), was to IMG 7159 resized 600meet the voice of baseball, Mr. Vin Scully. As we were exiting the visiting team's booth, Chris introduced us to Mr. Scully who graciously spent a few minutes talking with us. It was surreal to be talking with the man who I've listened to all of my life calling the Dodgers games. 

Here we are with Mr. Scully, in the Dodgers broadcast booth. What a fantastic time. Thanks to Chris and Mr. Scully for making our visit so memorable!

Check out the Game Summary on MLB.com

Tags: Dodgers, west coast baseball tour, baseball tours, Dodger Stadium, Reds

Baseball Stadium Tour with Google Maps

Posted by Glenn Dunlap on Sat, Mar 31, 2012 @ 05:48 AM

Here's a fun video that takes you on a tour of several baseball stadiums by virtually flying you around the country using Google Maps. It's not a complete collection of all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums but it does include many of the greats like Fenway Park, Yankee Stadium, Dodger Stadium, AT&T Park, and Wrigley Field

It has me wondering if we could do quick videos that would show the stadiums as they'll be featured on our baseball vacation packages? That would be a fun preview, wouldn't it?

Enjoy!

 

Tags: stadium tours, baseball stadiums, AT&T Park, Angel Stadium, Dodger Stadium, PETCO Park