List of Major League Baseball Spring Training Locations in Florida
Each year in the months of February and March, Florida hosts Major League Baseball teams and fans eager to get a glimpse of their favorite players. Currently, there are 15 Major League Baseball teams that call Florida their home for their pre-season games. With fabulous weather and great local vacation rental accommodations, Florida continues to draw sports fans from all over the world for this epic event. As an added benefit visitors can enjoy stunning beaches, great restaurants and other world-class sporting activities such as fishing and golfing.
In 2017, over 1.5 million fans flocked to Florida to attend Florida Spring Training Games. Fans get their first glimpse of the best baseball players as well as the game’s future stars competing in the Florida Grapefruit League games often getting up close to the players for autographs!
List of Florida Major League Baseball teams Spring Training Fields
- Lake Buena Vista – Braves
- Lakeland – Tigers
- Tampa – Yankees
- Dunedin – Blue Jays
- Clearwater – Phillies
- Bradenton – Pirates
- Sarasota – Orioles
- Port Charlotte – Rays
- Fort Myers – Red Sox / Twins
- Port St. Lucie – Mets
- Jupiter – Cardinals / Marlins
- West Palm Beach – Astros / Nationals
Get your free copy of Spring Training games, team and ticket information and schedules from the Florida Sports Foundation. Better yet, download their app to stay up to date on schedule changes. www.FloridaGrapefruitLeague.com
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1. Lake Buena Vista – Atlanta Braves
The Atlanta Braves carry out their spring training at the Atlanta Braves Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista. Check out all the news, updates and buy your tickets on the Atlanta Braves website here. The obvious advantages of Lake Buena Vista are the amazing assortment of amusement parks like Disney, SeaWorld, Universal Studios. The shopping, dining and golfing in the area is world-class too. Bring the whole family along to this major league spring training destination. Browse all Lake Buena Vista, Florida vacation rentals near the Atlanta Braves Champion stadium.
2. Lakeland – Detroit Tigers
Lakeland is located off of the I-4 between Orlando and Tampa. The Detroit Tigers enjoy practice and training at the Joker Marchant Stadium. You can read the updates and the latest ticket deals here. It’s home to Florida Southern College. History buffs will love Polk Museum of Art and Munn Park Historic District full of antique shops and beautiful early 1900 architecture. The area is full of Lakes giving this city its name. A great option for snowbirds to catch the Tigers in action. Browse all Lakeland, Florida vacation rentals near the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium.
3. Tampa – New York Yankees
The New York Yankees are found at the Yankees Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. Stay up to date on the Yankee action and buy your tickets here. Ybor City is located in Tampa which has an amazing selection of multi-cultural restaurants and bars creating a unique nightlife that is not to be missed. Nearby Busch Gardens amusement park and the zoo will please the family too. If you are an adventurer kite-boarding may be the ticket on Tampa Bay. This spring training area is great for millennials, families and athletic travelers. Browse all Tampa, Florida vacation rentals near the Yankees Steinbrenner Field.
4. Dunedin – Toronto Blue Jays
The Toronto Blue Jays are based out of Dunedin, Florida and can be found practicing and playing at the Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Find out the latest stats, roster information and grab your Jays tickets here. Dunedin boasts Honeymoon Island which is rated the #1 Florida State Park. Known for its emerald turquoise-green water, soft sandy beach and miles of nature trails to explore. Dunedin also has a thriving craft brewery community where you can follow the brewers taste trail around the city. Browse all Dunedin, Florida vacation rentals near the Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
5. Clearwater – Philadelphia Phillies
The Philadelphia Phillies are based out of the SpectrumField in Clearwater, Florida. Find out what the Phillies are up to as well as ticket information on the major league baseball website here. Clearwater is well known for consistently rated as one of the best beaches in America. Being in the Guinness World Records for the longest stretch of sunshine it’s a great bet for weather. Clearwater has vibrant nightlife and great restaurants. Browse all Clearwater, Florida vacation rentals near the Philadelphia Phillies Spectrum Field.
6. Bradenton – Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pittsburgh Pirates are lucky enough to be based out of Bradenton, Florida next to gorgeous beaches. You can find them at the newly named Lecom Park Stadium formerly McKechnie Field. Find out the latest news and Pirates ticket sales here. Lesser known Bradenton is located close to the Gulf of Mexico just north of Sarasota. Nearby Anna Maria Island showcases one of the top beaches in the USA. Other sports to enjoy nearby are fishing, kayaking and golfing. Browse all Bradenton, Florida vacation rentals near the Pittsburgh Pirates Lecom Park.
7. Sarasota – Baltimore Orioles
The Baltimore Orioles practice and play during spring training at the Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Florida. Find out who the latest all-stars are as well as ticket information on the MLB website here. Sarasota is not only home to the Baltimore Orioles it is rich with an arts and culture scene. Nearby Siesta Key will please beach-goers, as well as car shows and shopping at St. Armand’s Circle. Sarasota has some of the best restaurants in the state of Florida to enjoy. Bring the whole family to this vacation destination. Browse all Sarasota, Florida vacation rentals near the Baltimore Orioles at Ed Smith Stadium.
8. Port Charlotte – Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays don’t have far to travel for their spring training. You can find them at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Florida. Stay up to date on the Tampa Bay Rays news and get tickets here. Port Charlotte is located halfway between Sarasota and Fort Myers. Surrounded by water it’s the perfect place for boating, fishing, kayaking and water enthusiasts. Listed as one of Forbes Magazine’s “Best Places to Retire” your dollar goes far in Port Charlotte. It’s a great option to get away and enjoy some sport-fishing as well as baseball. Browse all Port Charlotte, Florida vacation rentals near the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park.
9. Fort Myers – Red Sox and Minnesota Twins
FlaRBO Tip – Double Play! – Enjoy two teams at Fort Myers.
The Red Sox and Minnesota Twins share time at the Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. For up to the minute Red Sox information and ticket sales visit their MLB page here and for Minnesota Twins here. Fort Myers has the added luxury of the most bang for your buck with two Major League Baseball Spring Training fields. You may not have enough time to squeeze in the gorgeous beaches, fishing, and shopping that are abundant in this area. Browse all Fort Myers, Florida vacation rentals near the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Park and the Minnesota Twins at Hammond Stadium.
10. Port St. Lucie – New York Mets
The New York Mets spring training takes place at the First Data Field in Port St. Lucie on the south-eastern coast of Florida. Find out all the latest stats, data and ticket information about the Mets on their MLB page here. Port St. Lucie is located along the Southern Florida Atlantic coast. It’s a great spot to also enjoy hiking the environmental preserves, paddle along rivers in a kayak or ride horses on the beach. Browse all Port St. Lucie, Florida vacation rentals near the New York Mets at First Data Field.
11. Jupiter – St Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins
Double Play! – Enjoy two teams at Jupiter.
You can find both the St Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins in Jupiter Florida at the Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. For the latest roster line-up and ticket information on the Cardinals visit their MLB page here and for the Marlins head to this page here. Jupiter is not only home to some of the most famous celebrities in the world it also is home to two Major Baseball League teams during Spring Training. Another great spot to get the most baseball out of a Florida trip. Jupiter has world-class golf courses that the pros are regularly found at. Browse all Jupiter, Florida vacation rentals near the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins both found at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium.
12. West Palm Beach – Houston Astros and Washington Nationals
Double Play! – Enjoy two teams at West Palm Beach.
The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals both share the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches Stadium for their spring training practices. Find out more about you you’ll see in the line up and ticket information on the Astro’s page here and the Nationals page here. Long known as the Florida destination for the well-heeled crowd. Showcasing Exquisite restaurants, world-class shopping, Broadway shows, museums and of course a spectacular beach. West Palm Beach is the perfect spot for clubbing, great restaurants, shopping, and beaches so be sure to bring a group for a guys vacation or the entire family for a vacation. Browse all West Palm Beach, Florida vacation rentals near the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals both found at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.
No matter what city you choose to enjoy the Spring Major League Baseball in Florida with everything that Florida has to offer everyone is a winner. Be sure to book your FLARBO vacation rentals in advance for the most cost-effective accommodations while visiting the Major League teams for spring training. The Spring season books up to one year in advance in some locations!
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