Road Trip: Yankee Stadium

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When you think of places to visit in the Bronx during the summer, there's one spot that looms large both in size and history.

The fourth and final Road Trip winner is one filled with memorable moments, from Derek Jeter’s final at-bat to Mariano Rivera’s curtain call.

Yankee Stadium has seen quite a bit in just over a decade of existence. But with so much to see, how do you make sure you get to it all? That's where Brett Searson, the Yankee Stadium director of tours comes in.

Searson says tours are available most game days and offer a unique view at many different parts of the ballpark, even for fans who have been here before.

"They don't really get a chance to see it without hordes of people around or, furthermore, with a knowledgeable tour guide,” says Searson.

One rare sight to see is Monument Park, with plaques honoring everyone from Jackie Robinson to 9/11 first responders to former Yankee owner George Steinbrenner. There are also the many retired numbers, most recently Derek Jeter, and the most special honor for even older legends.

"These are the original three monuments, Lou Gehrig, Miller Huggins, and then probably the most iconic name in baseball history, George Herman ‘the Babe’ Ruth," says Searson.

There's another spot many fans may not even know about.

"You throw out something like the museum, and you say, 'oh you ever been up to the museum on a game? 'what museum are you referring to,” says Searson.

The museum features items from Thurman Munson’s original locker to Mariano Rivera’s hall of fame display.

The iconic ballpark is definitely a home run for your next road trip.

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