If you are staying around Central Florida for spring break, here are nine great outdoor adventures to get the kids out of the house!

From peaceful trails and gardens to beautiful water experiences and hang gliding fun, Central Florida offers a variety of open-air activities for everyone to enjoy on spring break.

For Water Lovers

Whats spring break without a water adventure?

  • Experience the Space Coast like never before with Sail Cocoa Beach catamaran sailing excursions, sunset cruises and more. You can learn to sail with experienced instructors or join our sailing club. They are offering kids sail free on day sails with the purchase of an adult ticket.
  • Adventures in Florida offers day tours with qualified tour guides, as well as, extended expeditions and lodge trips. You can experience manatee encounters and bioluminescent tours to rocket launch views aboard a kayak.  
  • Head over to Blue Springs for boat tours and canoe/kayak rentals on the St. Johns River. or to De Leon Springs and cool off in clear waters, roam the trails through a lush subtropical forest and immerse oneself in a rich history.

Relaxing Adventures

Perfect spring break adventures for those with smaller kids.

  • Harry P. Leu Gardens has a butterfly garden, three miles of paved scenic sidewalks and the largest camellia collection outside of California. 
  • If you love to hike, Orlando has many trails and nature preserves including the Tibet-Butler Nature Preserve, which has a butterfly garden, picnic area and various hikes and trails. 
  • There’s so much to experience at Brevard Zoo from lush, open-air habitats home to over 900 animals from around the world to animal feedings, train rides, kayak tours, aerial adventures and more.

Experiences in the Sky

Perfect if you have teens that want to have some serious spring break adventures!

  • Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park, is an aerial obstacle course atop the trees in a natural pine forest. There are four adult courses and two kids courses with challenges including Tarzan ropes, zip lines, climb ladders and suspended bridges.  
  • Screamin’ Gator Zip Line at Gatorland has an aerial adventure across five thrilling ziplines that are 1,200 feet above live alligators and crocodiles.
  • Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding Flight & Park offers year-round Discovery Tandem Flights and hang-gliding instruction using the latest Tandem aero towing techniques.

Want more outdoor adventure ideas?

If you have little ones, check out these things to do in Orlando or these family friendly restaurants! Check out more adventure ideas from our friends at Visit Orlando.


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