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©Embassy Suites By Hilton, Fort Myers
Departs: March 7th, 2022 Tour Dates & Pricing
Enjoy popcorn, peanuts, and the crack of the bat under the pleasant Florida sun during a five-night stay in the Sunshine State. Join fans in your area on this exciting spring training getaway with tickets to four games: Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay, Atlanta @ Pittsburgh, Atlanta vs. Toronto, and Atlanta @ NY Queens. Unwind at our lovely Fort Myers area hotel featuring daily breakfasts and evening receptions with complimentary refreshments. This sports vacation also features a tour of the Edison & Ford Winter Estates plus leisure time for your favorite kinds of recreation and relaxation in Florida’s balmy breezes.
Hosted By: Rudy Kalis
Retired Sports Director
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Day 1 : Fly to Fort Myers
Fly to Fort Myers, Florida, the perfect place for relaxation and cheering on our favorite baseball team. We check in at our comfortable accommodations at the ideally located Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Myers Estero.
Day 2 : Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay
Enjoy an included breakfast, freshly prepared at our hotel each morning. We begin our baseball vacation with Atlanta facing off against Tampa Bay at Atlanta’s CoolToday Park located in the city of Venice. It was freshly opened in 2019 and is a gorgeous location for today’s game. Get to know your traveling companions and fellow fans over a Holiday Vacations Welcome Meal at Cristof’s on McGregor, serving Southern specialties and seafood.
Day 3 : Atlanta @ Pittsburgh
We are off to LECOM Park in Bradenton today to watch Atlanta take on Pittsburgh. Enjoy our hotel’s amenities and socialize with other Atlanta fans at the nightly reception featuring complimentary beverages and snacks.
Day 4 : Atlanta vs. Toronto
For a novel attraction, visit the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, adjacent winter homes of the game-changing inventor-businessmen Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Explore historic buildings, gardens, and the Botanic Research Lab spanning the property’s 20 acres. Back at CoolToday Park, we enjoy watching Atlanta play Toronto.
Day 5 : Atlanta @ NY Queens
On our final day, we watch Atlanta play NY Queens at its Port St. Lucie spring training facility, Clover Park, a classic stadium that not only added a base side Tiki Bar and HD highlights in 2012, but also underwent renovations in 2020 to feature new, modern clubhouses, concessions, and more areas in the outfield for spectators. Relax and enjoy the beautiful weather as we cheer on our favorite team during this final game of our baseball vacation. Share stories about the trip with other Atlanta fans and new friends at a signature Holiday Vacations Farewell Meal.
Day 6 : Fly Home
March 7th, 2022 - March 12th, 2022
Price Per Person
Final Payment Date: 01/06/2022
WSMV TV Pickup Locations:
Nashville, TN - Nashville International Airport
Rudy retired from WSMV-TV in 2019 after working as Sports Reporter, Sports Director, and Anchor since 1974.
He grew up in Milwaukee, WI, spent four years in the U.S. Air Force as a military policeman, and then graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in Broadcasting.
At Channel 4, he’s won four Local Emmys for outstanding Sportscast and Commentary. Rudy won a National Iris Award for an outstanding locally produced documentary, and he has been voted the Outstanding TV Sportscaster in Nashville more than 30 times by various local publications. He has also won the AP award for Outstanding Sportscast in Tennessee 12 times. In 2011, Rudy was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Metro Football Coaches Association. He is a full time volunteer for the faith based prison ministry Men of Valor, meeting with inmates 4 days a week.
Join Rudy on this wonderful vacation!
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