Sure, you made the trip for baseball, but the Gulf Coast of Florida is within minutes of six spring training stadiums. At least take a walk on the sand at Longboat Key, Siesta Key or Clearwater Beach. If that's not your thing, find a pole and a fishing pier – Highway 275 from Tampa to Sarasota has multiple pull-offs where fishing is allowed – or hire a guide. "There's a lot of other fun stuff to do besides the baseball games," says one relief pitcher who has been trying for a couple years to catch snook.
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