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Fun Spring Break Ideas to Please the Whole Family

Thu, Feb 07, 2019 at 9:30AM

Fun Spring Break Ideas to Please the Whole Family

When most people think of Spring Break, it calls to mind wild college parties in some remote, tropical locale. The reality is that vacation fun is much different than what’s portrayed on TV and in movies. In fact, Central Florida has long been known as a family-friendly holiday destination. That’s due in no small part to this area’s pristine beaches, friendly locals, top-notch amenities, and world-class attractions.

These days, more families are choosing Spring Break excitement that satisfies the whole family. That includes everyone from small children to active seniors. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of fun in the sun in and around New Smyrna Beach. Here’s how to make the most of your vacation this year.

Log Some Serious Beach Time

When you’re visiting from a Northern locale, and especially when the weather back home is less than stellar, there’s nothing like basking in the warm Central Florida sunshine. Or, you could battle the waves and have a blast swimming, surfing, fishing, or taking part in many other fun activities.

Whether you decide to stay on the beach or just make it a frequent stop, the New Smyrna Beach area offers good, clean enjoyment for everyone in your group. While New Smyrna Beach has been known for years as a more family-focused area, nearby Daytona Beach has shed its prior reputation. These days, all Central Florida cities offer an ideal spot to relax, unwind, and make lasting memories with friends and loved ones.

Reach for New Heights

Sometimes, you just need a different perspective. What the Sunshine State lacks in mountains, the area makes up for in spectacular attractions that create fascinating vacation moments. For instance, when you climb the more than 200 stairs to the top of the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, you’ll be rewarded with a 360-degree view of the region. Atop the Ferris wheel at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk, you’ll get a thrilling sight of the ocean.

There’s lots of other interesting and historically-significant fun to be had, as well. Tour the surrounding area to spot unique sights. Discover how this region came to be, and the people and events that helped it prosper. End the day aboard a relaxing and special sunset summer cruise, as you marvel at creates and vegetation along the picturesque waterways.

Bend the Schedule

It’s understandable that you want to get the most out of your Spring Break and ensure every member of the family has a great time. Still, some of the best attractions and points of interest might not be on your list until you get here.

For example, maybe you’ve noticed an interesting shopping center or restaurant the family wants to explore. Or you might have so much fun at one area that you spontaneously choose to spend more time there. You could even discover an experience you hadn’t thought of earlier. Your loved ones will also have their own ideas once they’ve become accustomed to the region.

Search for Unique Excursions

To that end, it’s to your benefit to step outside the theme parks and attractions that have become old hat for your family members. Instead, this is a great time to treat loved ones to an outing they’ll never forget.

When you book a peaceful two-hour cruise aboard The Manatee, each person in your group will gain a personalized experience. The memories created will be more valuable than any souvenir you could purchase.

Here, you’ll get up close and personal with native wildlife and interesting plants and flowers. From the comfort of your seat, you can take photos and witness with your own eyes Mother Nature’s majesty in action. Plus, snacks and beverages are available on board. You can also get spectacular views from the sundeck. Contact us today to learn more about how easy and fun it is to add a fascinating waterway cruise to your Spring Break agenda this year.


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