If you’re looking for something to do for spring break close to home this year, look no further. There are plenty of places in Orange County or within a very short drive that check all the right boxes when it comes to a successful spring break location.There’s no rule that you need to add a stamp to your passport to have a fun and relaxing spring break!
Check out these ideas:
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
The Hyatt Regency is an oceanfront hotel, giving you breathtaking views and the convenience of being right on the beach.
You and your family can enjoy a fun day at the beach or sit back and relax in one of three pool areas, including a children’s water playground with three slides. The hotel also offers Camp Hyatt for children ages 3-12. Daily activities include arts and crafts, scavenger hunts and fun pool games. If you want to have some fun outside the resort, there are plenty of options, includingwhale watching, kayaking or paddle boarding in Huntington Harbour, and checking out Huntington Pier.
Sycuan Casino Resort
If you’re looking for a new spot to try for spring break, the Sycuan Casino Resort in El Cajon could be it.
Opening its newly renovated resort in late March 2019, the SycuanCasino Resort can be your luxurious destination for a family staycation. Enjoy a pool and garden area for the kids, including a lazy river. There’s even a pool area dedicated to families.
Although the kids can’t roam the gaming area because you need to be 21 years and old for entry, they can enjoy the pool and beautiful grounds. If you’re lucky enough to bring a sitter along, there is plenty of gaming and entertainment for adults.
Close by are other activities like hiking, hot air balloon rides, and the Palomar Observatory.
Disney’s Grand Californian
For many people, it’s a case of you had me at Disney! Spring break can be fun for the whole family at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa.
Treat the kids to a Disney Princess Breakfast Adventure for an experience they won’t soon forget and let them swim in the themed pool areas that are complete with a waterslide.
You can also plan an “in room celebration” for your child with Disney goodies and keepsakes for another memorable experience. The hotel also hosts movie nights where popular Disney films are shown.
Located right along S. Disneyland Drive, you and your family can also take advantage of special entrances to Disney California Adventure Park and the Downtown Disney District.
Hotel del Coronado
Located just minutes from downtown San Diego, the Hotel Del Coronado is a beachfront property offering something for guests of all ages.
Everyone can enjoy a day at the beach or at one of several pools on the property. If you and the family are headed to the beach, you can rent boogie boards, volleyballs, and much more during your stay.
There are also daily activities specifically for the kids. Children ages 5-12 can enjoy one-hour activities during the day or 3-hour event adventures at the DelVenture activity center. Activities include slime labs, mermaid and pirate camps, and much more.
If you need a babysitter for a night out, an in-room babysitter can be arranged through the concierge. All babysitters are from a licensed, bonded and CPR-certified childcare agency.
Pavilion Hotel on Catalina Island
Catalina Island is so close yet feels like a world away. It’s a great spring break destination, especially when you choose to stay at the Pavilion Hotel. The Pavilion Hotel prides itself on being only 14 steps away from the beach in Avalon.
If you’re looking for adventure, hop on a safari bus or book a bison expedition during your stay. You can also paddle board, zipline, or tour the botanical garden. Don’t forget the firepits which are always a great vacation amenity! The hotel does offer free use of a bicycle so you can explore the area during your stay.
The Terranea Resort is an oceanfront resort located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Rancho Palos Verdes. The beach and pool are always a great option for the kids to play. Take a family coastal nature walk to see the beauty of the peninsula and the beautiful birds in the area through the Falconry meet and greet.
The Terranea Resort also offers the Tide Pool Kids Club for kids ages 4-12. Adventure leaders show kids the areas on the beach, at the top of the bluffs and even under the microscope. There are creative activities, sciences experiments, and locally inspired art projects for the kids to enjoy. While the kids are doing all of these activities, mom and dad can relax poolside, visit the spa, or play a round of golf.
If you’re considering the Terranea Resort, be sure to take advantage of the resort’s special spring break offer.
You don’t have to go far to have a fun and relaxing spring break. Just pack up the family and get ready to make memories during your spring break staycation in Orange County!