SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Feb 7, 2013) - Baseball fans that can't wait for the regular season to start can catch MLB action at Salt River Fields, the spring training home to the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies.
On February 20th, the two teams host their first public workout at the facility, accessible to hotel guests via complimentary shuttle from this Scottsdale, AZ lodging. And, on February 23rd, the Diamondbacks and the Rockies face off in their spring training opener.
Just two miles from this hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona, the new Salt River Fields facility is surrounded by beautiful mountain views and features 12 practice fields, numerous food vendors and easy access to the award-winning Talking Stick Golf Club, the Pavilions shopping center and the Talking Stick Casino.
Spring training is the perfect family outing, and the facility's Cold Stone Kids Fun Field offers excitement and activities for the little ones including whiffle ball and ice cream. It wouldn't be a day at the ballpark without hot dogs, kettle corn, cotton candy and lemonade, and Salt River Fields offers these and so much more including the Salty Senorita taco bar and Crust pizzeria. For a full schedule of spring training games and tickets, visit www.saltriverfields.com/spring-training-tickets/2013-Schedule.aspx. Tickets start as low as $8 and, combined with a Scottsdale hotel deal, make for an affordable family vacation.
As one of the top hotels near Salt River Fields, the Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River is a great choice for attending other events at the facility including the Arizona BBQ Festival and Independence Day Music Festival. There are also more than 200 golf courses; boutique shopping, interesting restaurants and exciting nightlife in Old Town Scottsdale and the chance to horseback ride at the WestWorld Scottsdale equestrian center.
About the Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River
Offering flexibility, comfort and convenience in North Scottsdale, the Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River is a top choice for families and business travelers alike. Located along the Scottsdale/101 corridor, this LEED-certified hotel makes it easy to explore the area, from more than 200 golf courses to boutique shopping and fine dining. Accommodations were designed with both working and vacationing guests in mind. Each room offers a dedicated workspace with desk, ergonomic chair, generous lighting and outlets, a flat-screen TV, high-speed Internet access, refrigerator, microwave and beds luxuriously dressed with thick mattresses, fluffy pillows and crisp linens. For families, 24 guest rooms include two queen beds and a sofa. At the heart of this North Scottsdale hotel is the flexible lobby with inviting seating areas, free Wi-Fi and GoBoard technology offering the latest news, weather and airport information. The Bistro is the perfect place to start or end the day; enjoy a refreshing breakfast with Starbucks® coffee, or unwind with a beer or wine and a hearty, delicious evening meal. Host meetings and celebrations in this hotel's more than 6,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. Stay on track with health goals at the well-equipped fitness center and outdoor pool. Less than 2 miles from Salt River Fields, the Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River makes it easy to catch MLB teams in spring training.