Spring Training Adventure: Toronto Blue Jays in Clearwater, Florida

April 17, 2024 | Journeys by CAA Niagara


Spring Training Adventure: Toronto Blue Jays in Clearwater, Florida

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As the winter chill lingered in the air, our group's excitement bubbled over at the prospect of escaping to Clearwater, Florida, for a Spring Training getaway with a focus on cheering on our beloved Toronto Blue Jays. With anticipation in our hearts, we embarked on a journey filled with baseball, beachside bliss, and unforgettable memories.

Arriving at the ballpark, the energy was palpable as our group donned their Blue Jays gear, eagerly anticipating the clash between our team and the Detroit Tigers. The Toronto Blue Jays delivered a stellar performance, clinching a victory against their opponents.

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Between innings, we couldn't resist indulging in the quintessential ballpark experience—snacking on delicious treats and perusing the treasures at the Jays shop, where we found souvenirs to commemorate this special occasion.

Untitled design (48)As luck would have it, we crossed paths with familiar faces from Niagara Airbus and our CAA Pen Centre location, further enhancing the sense of camaraderie and community that defines the Blue Jays fanbase.


Untitled design (50)With the game behind us, Saturday beckoned with promises of exploration and relaxation. Clearwater Beach, with its pristine shores and azure waters, provided the perfect backdrop for a day of leisure. From leisurely strolls along the coastline to exhilarating boat excursions, every moment was filled with adventure and serenity. Shopping expeditions yielded treasures to cherish, while the gentle sea breeze whispered tales of tranquility.

20240322_150714Returning to the ballpark on Sunday, anticipation mingled with excitement as we prepared to watch the Blue Jays take on the Phillies. Although victory eluded us this time, the spirited atmosphere and antics of the Phillie Phanatic kept us entertained throughout the game.

As the sun dipped below the horizon, we bid farewell to the ballpark and retreated to local beachside restaurants, savouring the flavours of the region and reflecting on the memories created during our Spring Training adventure.

As we packed our bags and prepared to bid adieu to Clearwater, we couldn't help but feel grateful for the experiences shared and the friendships forged during this unforgettable trip. From the thrill of victory to the serenity of beachside bliss, every moment was a testament to the magic of Spring Training and the enduring spirit of baseball fandom.

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As the new season beckons, we eagerly anticipate the return of Toronto Blue Jays baseball, eager to embark on new adventures and create lasting memories as a group. With upcoming multi-day and day tours offering opportunities to catch the Jays in action at the Rogers Centre or on the road in Chicago or Cleveland, the excitement continues to build.

For those seeking to join the journey, we invite you to explore the possibilities and embrace the thrill of Blue Jays baseball. Together, let us cheer on our team and celebrate the spirit of the game. Go Jays Go!

Looking to join the fan-filled fun? Check out our upcoming day and multi-day tours here!


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