Are you pacing the floor, anxious for Major League Baseball to begin? While you’re waiting, why not take an RV camping trip to Central Florida, where Grapefruit League stadiums host fifteen MLB teams in pre-season play during March?
That’s right—your favorite MLB teams are playing in scenic Florida towns like Jupiter, Port St. Lucie and Kissimmee. It’s your chance to check out the new talent on each team and watch the play up close and personal before the regular season starts.
Camping in a motorhome as you take in the games keeps your Grapefruit League vacation affordable, comfortable and close to the stadiums. You can also enjoy the flexibility of driving to the next town to watch another game. Sound exciting? Then let’s get started planning!
Grapefruit League Spring Training
In March of every year since 1889, major league teams have traveled to sunny Florida to warm up their skills. From Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota to Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, teams like the Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees thrill their fans at games throughout Central Florida.
Why not take in as many games as possible during your Florida RV vacation? Within an easy drive, you can watch the teams play that may be too far distant when you get back home. Here’s a link to each team’s Grapefruit League schedule to help you plan your itinerary.
Plenty of RV Campgrounds in Florida
No need to worry about finding convenient RV campgrounds while in Florida for Grapefruit League Spring Training. Our handy guide to Florida RV campgrounds is your first stop for reserving just the right campsites, whether you decide to move around to catch the most games possible or make one Florida city your home base.
Convenient Florida RV Rentals
With two convenient El Monte RV rental sites near major Florida airports, it’s easy to fly in and pick up your home-away-from-home. Flying into Miami? No problem—our Miami El Monte RV location is a short ride from the airport. Prefer to arrive at Orlando International Airport? Our Orlando location is less than twenty miles away.
We’ve also collected some helpful tips for getting the most out of your Grapefruit League experience.
- Before you go, use this Grapefruit League team map to plot drive time between stadiums.
- Buy your Grapefruit League tickets in advance so that you won’t miss a game with your favorite teams.
- Reserve your RV rental soon to have the best selection available.
- Hoping to enjoy the attractions of Orlando before you head for home? Use our travel tips to tempt your imagination.
Still hesitating on the ‘Go’ button? Let’s review three outstanding reasons to make the trip:
- As many as eight games per day are played in Grapefruit League Stadiums,
- An RV rental keeps your Florida vacation on budget, and
- Outstanding motorhome camping is always close by.
Grapefruit League games give RV travelers the perfect excuse to go camping in Florida this March. This exodus to Florida Grapefruit League action might just become your family’s annual must-do excursion!
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