Turner Field — Photo courtesy of Turner Field
Turner Field located in Downtown Atlanta, opened in 1996. It was originally built for the Olympics as Centennial Olympic Stadium but was later converted to a baseball stadium. It’s address, 755, pays homage to baseball great Hank Aaron as 755 was his number. The stadium seats nearly 50,000 people.
As with baseball games in many cities, it is a family affair. Dads and sons especially have a tradition of going to baseball games together. No matter what the crowd, most are a friendly bunch, even to rival teams. Even if you are not much into sport, Turner Field provides terrific people watching.
Of course there are also stunning views of all the action going on below. In fact, the stadium is set up that there really is not a bad seat in the house. If heading out to the game on a weekday, make sure to take public transit as traffic can be awfully bad on game days.
While you are waiting for the game to start there are some activities to keep little ones entertained like batting cages and such. Vendors are helpful and friendly. If you enjoy tailgating get there early to do so. And as an added bonus, many of the Friday night games end with a fireworks display.
Want to make a special occasion out of it? Rent out the 755 Club. They have VIP tours as well.