Visitors enjoy the tube run at Kelly Park in Apopka in 2021. The park is a great family-friendly destination for spending time during spring break. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

As spring break season approaches for college students and families with school-aged children, questions about how to use the time well and stave off boredom might arise. Bell Camping Tent

Orlando spring break staycation: 15 ideas for planning a local getaway – Orlando Sentinel

Luckily, it’s hard to feel bored in Orlando, where countless offerings are available to tourists and locals alike. Whether it’s heading to the zoo, taking a bike ride or heading to one of Central Florida’s indoor attractions, there are plenty of options for putting that time off to use.

While this is far from an exhaustive list, here are ideas for things to do during an Orlando spring break staycation.

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The new 2,200-foot-long Cypress Boardwalk Trail at Orlando Wetlands Park gives easier access to the east side of the park. (Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel)

PopStroke, a technology-infused golf entertainment venue, opened its Waterford Lakes location on June 13, 2022. (Orlando Sentinel)

Kayaking on Rock Springs Run yields views of Florida wilderness in Apopka on Aug. 20, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

Guests zip around on electric go-karts at Elev8 Fun Sanford, a new attraction, within Seminole Towne Center on Feb. 9, 2022. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

A 200-square-foot luxury bell tent is the way to go for glampers at Lake Louisa State Park in Lake County on May 23, 2022. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

Orlando spring break staycation: 15 ideas for planning a local getaway – Orlando Sentinel

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