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Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Scottsdale, Arizona ~ One of the perks of being a member of the Travel Media–I get all the latest updates from Tourism Boards and Travel Bureaus across the nation and the world.  And, sometimes, the exciting updates feature my own backyard!  Take a look…especially if you’re a baseball fan like me and my family! Spring is an absolutely beautiful time to visit Arizona! Just ask any of the pro baseball players. They’ll be the first to tell you they have it good!  My special thanks to the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau for keeping this ESCAPESEEKER in the know! 


Baseball fans, can we get a hallelujah? The 2015 Cactus League Spring Training season is nearly upon us. Fifteen teams will converge on greater Scottsdale March 3-April 4, including the World Champion San Francisco Giants,who call Scottsdale Stadium their spring training home. Just down the street at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies will be hitting balls out of the park.  And when you’re not at the game, let the good times roll like a ground ball to outfield with a stay at one of 70 impressive Scottsdale hotels and resorts. Check out a sampling of accommodation packages below and visit the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau’s spring training website for a complete

sfgBook the “Play Ball” package at The Hermosa Inn and receive a breakfast credit for the resort’s signature restaurant, LON’s at the Hermosa, baseball-themed snacks, sunscreen, a Cactus League game schedule, and two drink vouchers per night at Last Drop at the Hermosa. Rates start at $417 per night Feb. 28-March 30.
Stay a MLB pitcher’s throw from Scottsdale Stadium at Hotel Valley Ho. Stretch you budget further with spring training weekday specials that are good every Sunday through Wednesday Feb. 24-March 31. In addition to receiving 15 percent off the best available room rate, you’ll receive a welcome amenity and two complimentary drinks upon arrival.
The Scottsdale Plaza Resort’s “Spring Training Stay and Play” package offers the best gift of all – transportation to Salt River Field at Talking Stick or the nearby Sloan Park, host of the Chicago Cubs. Plus, get the party started with a welcome gift that includes three Coronas and chips and salsa. Rates start at $229 per night for a stay between March 3 and April 5.
Show off your blackjack talents at We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center when you book the “Spring Training Stay and Play” package Feb. 23-April 30. Take advantage of a $75 resort credit, $10 free slot play at neighboring Fort McDowell Casino and a 20 percent discount on spa services. Package rates start at $269.

W Scottsdale is in the heart of Scottsdale’s downtown nightlife district and just minutes from Scottsdale Stadium. Take advantage of the hotel’s “Spring Training Package,” which includes two cocktail tickets and a W hat and bag. Rates start at $439 per night Feb. 26 through March 31. who1736gr.74574_lg
March 15 will be a special “Bike to the Ballpark” day for the Giants-Diamondbacks matchup at Scottsdale Stadium. Skip the hassle and expense of parking a car, and enjoy riding your bicycle to the ballpark. Volunteers will staff a free, first-come, first-served “bike valet” parking service right inside the stadium gates, and you can get maps and other info about great places to ride in Scottsdale.