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Spring Training in Arizona

A March 2004 trip to Santa Ana by mafnet

Quote: My family and I toured part of Arizona to watch baseball games for spring training.

Hohokam Stadium

Attraction

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This was one of my favorite stadiums! It is clean and has a lot going on. Want to sit up close to the players but don't have a ton of money? That is not a problem! There are lower and upper level seating only! The games last as long as regular games, but chances are that if you go early you will get many autographs if you bring cards and balls. My dad and brothers do this every year and end up with about 10 each! Although some players won't sign and some guests are plain obnoxious, this was an enjoyable stadium! If you ever have the chance, go to this one. It is right on the road! Be sure to bring water and food if you don't want to pay for food... prices are relatively steep!

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 22, 2006

Hohokam Stadium
1235 N Center St.
Mesa, Arizona 85201

Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West

Attraction | "Taliesin West"

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This is an artist's dream! A structure so abnormal, so modern, you can't help but wonder who built it! Who was he? He was Frank Lloyd Wright, architect extraordinaire. Taliesin West is his second studio, as his first studio Taliesin burnt down when his chef went insane and went on a murderous rampage. The story is full of murder and tragedy. But out of the ashes, Wright rose like the Phoenix and transplanted himself to the city of Scottsdale. Fortunately, I had done my research and discovered his address. The beautiful brickwork sticks out from the droll desert land and brings emotion the eyes of many visitors. Unfortunately, the main building was closed for a conference, but the gift shop was still o...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 22, 2006

Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West
Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd and Cactus Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85259
(480) 860-2700

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