Sunny Sarasota, Fla., is home for Baltimore Orioles spring training this year for the fifth year in a row. The facilities available at Ed Smith Stadium for both players and baseball lovers are all new and completely modernized. The newly renovated stadium even has a fabric sun shade that extends to protect almost double the seats.
Sarasota is known for its gorgeous beaches, especially the Lido Beach Resort. This white sand beach is right on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The resort is complete with a beachside Tiki bar, beach volleyball, cabana rentals and a garden with waterfalls and a reflecting pond. Ed Smith Stadium being only ten minutes away makes this the perfect getaway destination for the baseball lovers in any family.