Baseball in the Land of Giants: San Francisco With Your Grandchild
Celebrate America’s national pastime with your grandchild as you watch two exciting games, improve your swing with expert tips and go behind the scenes at San Francisco’s AT&T Park.
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Program No. 16075RJ
5 days
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At a Glance

Share three epic days of exciting games and memorable discoveries with your grandchild. See the San Francisco Giants play at spectacular AT&T Park — you may even see a homer splash into McCovey Cove, the section of San Francisco Bay just beyond the right field wall. Between games, explore one of America’s most dynamic cities with local experts. Discover historic Alcatraz Island, thrilling Exploratorium and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily, some hilly streets. Some stairs and walking in crowds at baseball games. Remember to bring your baseball mitt and batting gloves for our pick-up game in the park.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Watch the San Francisco Giants play a major league rival at AT&T Park and experience the fun of minor league ball at a San Jose Giants game.
  • Hone your baseball skills and take your cuts at fastballs at a training academy.
  • Go behind the scenes of AT&T Park to see how a major league ballpark operates.

General Notes

Remember to bring your baseball mitt and batting gloves for our pick-up game in the park. The July 14 and July 23 program dates vary slightly due to the game schedules of the San Francisco and San Jose Giants. Please check date specific schedule for details.
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Don McLaurin
Don McLaurin, originally from Texas, has lived in San Francisco for over 25 years. After retiring in in 1997, he immediately began attending active Road Scholar programs with his German-born wife, Inge. Within a few years they had gone on 11 programs, and soon after, Don began leading birding, hiking and active Road Scholar learning adventures in northern California. He lives with Inge in one of the classic Victorians in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood where the hippies still reign.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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