Weren’t Jezzie and I cute when we were little? Going to Indians games growing up was a summer staple in the Barnhart house. Reflecting on it now, I’m impressed that my dad took us to so many games… and bought us food… and bought us souvenirs (we were the worst!). This post is for all you… Read More Baseball Trips with Kids on a Budget
My friend Jared sent me a blog post from Hopper.com and I figured I’d pass it along! It’s especially useful if you’re trying to do all 30 MLB parks in one summer and plan on flying to all of them. When I did my 2012 ballpark tour, I managed to see all the parks (flights,… Read More Fly To All 30 MLB Ballparks for Under $5K
Air travel is always the most expensive part of my ballpark trips, but it is a “necessary evil” at times when a drive is just too long! I’m guilty of waiting until the last minute before booking a trip many times. After researching this post, that isn’t always the smartest move! Below are 10… Read More 10 Tips on “Scoring” Cheap Plane Tickets
I have to admit my interest in the MLB playoffs is not up to its normal zeal due to a lack of gents in real pinstripes, but I’m still watching and trying to pick the team I want to see win it all. The NL isn’t too tough, I’m leaning towards the Dodgers because of… Read More Ways to Save During the MLB Playoffs
As this blog is all about budget baseball trips, thought I would give you a refresher post to help when planning your ballpark trips this summer. Here are some of my past posts on saving money while traveling to MLB ballparks: Travel: Ways to Save When Booking a Flight Save on travel using Smartphone Apps. Food:… Read More Budget Travel to Ballparks Refresher
Part of the fun in visiting an MLB ballpark is experiencing the city it’s in. It’s your chance to see some sights, try the local fare, and take in the culture. An ongoing joke with my friend Liz is that our pictures should always “capture our essences.” I found many times ballparks… Read More Exploring the Cities on a Budget: NL West
Pretty catchy title right? Forgoing hotel costs is actually quite simple if you stay with friends or family, but what about the times when you don’t know anyone in the cities you visit? You stay with strangers! Yeah, when I think of staying with strangers, I immediately conjure up some wild stories thanks to the… Read More How to Stay in MLB Cities for Free!