This baseball season, pack your bags for six days filled with games, tours, shopping and so much more during Sports Travel and Tours’ Texas Two Step High program. With stops at the Space Center Houston, the National Ballpark Museum and 16th Street Mall in Denver, Colorado, there is truly something for everyone.
The trip begins Tuesday, May 31 with a trip reception in Denver, where travelers can meet and greet their host and each other over dinner. Starting Wednesday, the trip truly kicks into high gear with a 75-minute tour of Coors Field featuring stops at the dugout, the visitor’s clubhouse, the press level and the Wells Fargo Club.
Following the tour, travelers can take advantage of some retail therapy at the mile-long 16th Street Mall before moving onto the National Ballpark Museum. The museum prides itself on one-of-a-kind treasures, including those from all 30 major league teams. If you have a soft spot for the state, the museum also has plenty of memorabilia from the Denver Bears and the Colorado Rockies.
Later, travelers will return to Coors Field to see the Rockies in person as they take on the Cincinnati Reds starting at 6:40 p.m.
While in Denver, travelers will lodge in style at the Doubletree Hotel. Enjoy a fresh baked cookie upon arrival to help you feel at home, or take advantage of the hotel’s three eateries: The Café Restaurant, the Lobby Lounge and the Character’s Sports Bar, to continue with the sports-themed trip. It is also equipped with a complimentary business center, a fitness center and an indoor pool.
On Thursday, travelers will embark, by plane, to Houston where they’ll enjoy a half-day city tour and room in the Embassy Suites. Free made-to-order breakfast and an evening reception are offered each day, as well as a complimentary shuttle service to dining and entertainment within a three-mile radius. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub after exploring the Houston Galleria, a shopper’s paradise with 400 stores and restaurants, located just 45 steps from the hotel.
On Friday, it’s time for a tour of Minute Maid Park, which highlights the historic Union Station, the broadcasting booth, the press box, the luxury suite, the dugout and the bullpen. Moving on to the Space Center Houston, a marvelous museum of space artifacts and exhibits, travelers will go behind the scenes of America’s exciting space program, even touring NASA’s Johnson Space Center.
The trip is rounded out with two more games: the Houston Astros versus the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park Friday at 7:10 p.m., and the Texas Rangers versus the Seattle Mariners at Globe Life Park in Arlington Saturday at 8:05 p.m.
As part of the Sports Travel and Tours package, travelers will be transferred between cities and to/from events in a deluxe motor coach. Passengers indeed ride in style, with air conditioning, reclining seats and a restroom, while making frequent stops for passenger comfort.
During their final night on the trip, travelers will be staying in the Hyatt Place at Dallas/Grapevine. With a complimentary breakfast served daily, as well as the Bakery Café complete with Starbucks coffee, the 24-hour Gallery Menu and Grab n’ Go options, guests will not be leaving hungry.
Finally, on Sunday, June 5, the final day of the trip, travelers can depart at their leisure from Dallas. Additional pre-trip and post-trip nights are optional. Travelers also receive a trip souvenir and 24-hour trip assistance to answer all of your questions.
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