Fort Myers, Florida Baseball Spring Training

By Laurén Ettinger

Warm year-round temperatures make the state of Florida a popular destination for tourists, snowbirds, and residents. It also makes Florida the perfect spot for baseball teams looking to escape the cold come spring training season. Southwest Florida is home away from home for some of the best major league teams across the nation. Read more to find out how to watch a game in Florida’s Grapefruit League, maybe you’ll even catch a fly ball!

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Where to Watch a Minnesota Twins or Boston Red Sox Spring Training Baseball Game

Fort Myers is not missing out on the baseball spring training fun! Both the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins call the Fort Myers area their winter homes. Red Sox fans will find themselves at home at JetBlue Park, which even has its own “big green monster” reminiscent of the team’s Fenway Stadium green wall. The 11,000-seat stadium has all you need from great views, good eats, plentiful drinks, and all the Red Sox swag you could need! 

The Minnesota Twins play at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, inspired by Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. They’ve played under the sunny skies here since 1991! The stadium underwent major renovations in 2015 and now features 9,500 seats, lots of shade, and all the amenities associated with a day at the ballpark. 

Other teams included in the Grapefruit League are the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Rays, New York Mets, Miami Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburgh Pirates, Atlanta Braves, and the Washington Nationals. Baseball spring training games typically start the end of February or the beginning of March.

Make the short trip from Fort Myers to North Port, Sarasota, or Bradenton to watch a Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburgh Pirates, or Atlanta Braves game. Learn more here

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Written by: Laurén Ettinger | Author Website

Laurén Ettinger runs the travel and vanlife blog Flit Float Fly Away where she shares travel tips and stories from life on the road with her dog. She is the Assistant Editor at Siesta Publications for Must Do Visitor Guides where she manages social media, writes blog articles, and assists in editing print and online copy. Laurén also works as a freelance copy editor and proofreader. She holds a M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and a B.A. in Anthropology and a B.A. in Global Studies from Appalachian State University. Follow her adventures on instagram or her blog www.flitfloatflyaway.com

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