15 Things To Do For Spring Break If You Are Staying In Florida

15 Things To Do For Spring Break If You Are Staying In Florida

There are many local parks, attractions, beaches and museums to visit.

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Spring break is quickly approaching and if you aren't going out of town for the week, there is an array of things to do in North, Central and South Florida. There are so many things to do in Florida, believe it or not. Some may be close to you and some might be far but I promise that you won't regret going to these places.

1. North Florida.

If you are planning to stay at FSU for spring break or live nearby, don't fear a boring week, there are many local activities and adventures to help you get away from campus or Tallahassee in north Florida.

2. Amelia Island

Amelia Island is a 13.05-mile long island in Nassau County on the Atlantic coast of Florida. There are many recreational facilities, resorts, and public boardwalks to enjoy without needing more than a few bucks in your pocket.

3. Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park.

This Florida state park in Wakulla County is very close to FSU and engulfs 6,000 acres of land. The park costs $6 per vehicle and includes a deep freshwater spring, manatees, alligators, and guided riverboat tours that cost $8.

4. Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens.

If you aren't a beach person and appreciate art, Cummer Museum is located in Jacksonville which is a two and a half hour drive from Tallahassee. The admission price is 10 dollars and includes access to their fine art collection of 5,000 objects and a 2.5-acre garden that boasts fountains, pools, sculptures and more.

5. Ginnie Springs.

Ginnie Springs is a privately owned park that has seven crystal clear springs to camp near and swim or scuba dive in. The admission price is $14.02, the diving price is $30 and the camping price is $22.43. If you don't want to spend too much money, the admission price for Ginnie Springs provides access to all seven springs as well as the freedom to roam and explore throughout the park.

6. Central Florida.

For those going back home for spring break near Tampa and Orlando, there are many theme parks, beaches, and museums to spend your week exploring in central Florida.

7. Universal Studios and Disney World.

If you have not yet gone, or want to go again, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World are large exciting theme parks that offer an array of activities and entertainment. A one day ticket to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure costs 169 dollars and a ticket to Disney World starts at 109 dollars for Florida Residents. These popular theme parks are a fun way to spend a day or two watching shows, riding roller coasters, and taking aesthetic pictures during spring break.

8. Rainbow Springs State Park.

Located in Marion County, this 1,472-acre state park offers countless activities to experience if you are an outdoor person. The admission fee is $2 per person and visitors can choose from, canoeing, tubing, snorkeling, and swimming in the clear waters (additional fees may apply per activity).

9. Clearwater Beach.

The 2.5-mile long beach along the Gulf of Mexico was just named America's number one beach and is a destination for beautiful views, clear water, and live entertainment in downtown. Clearwater is the place to visit for a cheap and beautiful beach day or a short vacation filled with activities, food, and sun.

10.  Salvador Dali Museum.

The waterfront museum is located in St. Petersburg and has the largest collection of Dalí's works in America. The admission fee is $24 and currently includes six exhibits, a library, and a gift shop. The museum also offers programs, workshops, and activities for visitors to enjoy along with the displayed works of art.

11. South Florida.

If you are going back home to South Florida and want to keep busy during your spring break at home, there are many places near Miami that you can visit for a fun experience.

12.  Everglades National Park.

If you are into wildlife and the conservation of endangered species, the Everglades National Park is the perfect destination to visit. A seven-day pass for a vehicle is only $25 and there are many stations and recreational activities that could occupy your whole spring break.

13.  South Beach.

Miami's most popular beach is not only a place to sunbathe but provides an experience including restaurants, clubs and recreational activities. The large population of South Beach is full of entertainers that can bring excitement to your spring break.

14.  Lion Country Safari.

This drive-through amusement park takes up 600 acres of land in Palm Beach County and has 1,000 animals that visitors can observe. Not only does the safari park include animal viewings, but also gives you the opportunity to feed animals, ride amusement rides, and dine close to wildlife. Admission to the park ranges from $28-37 and includes all of the entertaining activities and viewings.

15.  Wynwood Walls.

If you don't want to overspend during spring break and are looking to take Instagram worthy photos, Wynwood Walls in Miami is practically a free outdoor art exhibit. Wynwood Walls is made up of huge murals painted by artists from around the world that provides tours and has a restaurant if you want to make a day of your visit.

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First of all, who doesn't love Luke Combs? Second of all, who doesn't love a good Instagram caption?

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If you're anything like me, you're definitely looking forward to Spring Break 2019. You'll more than likely go to a beach somewhere and take tons of pictures that you wanna post on Instagram, but you need a caption. Well, that's what Luke Combs and I are here for.

These lyrics will take you back to Spring Break 2019 and make you say, "I FELT THAT."

1. "A first taste of freedom after high-school, breakin' hearts, curfews, and mama's rules..."

2. "Well I got caught in Panama City, trying to buy some beer for some Georgia girls..."

3. "Six beers, five guys, and if I remember right, it was a Wednesday when we got our buzz off a second hand six pack..."

4. "Cheap boat, six pack of somethin' light..."

5. "Just a couple buds and a good buzz was all it was, that's what memories are made of..."

6. "No, nothing picks me up like a beer can..."

7. "Keep em' glued to my right hand, any flavor, size or brand..."

8. "Let that moonshine, all night, take your breath away..."

9. "It burns me up and lights a fire in my soul, so take you a sip and let the whiskey take control..."

10. "Had the Crown mixed up in a Dixie cup when she hopped up in the cab..."

11. "It wasn't long before that drink was gone, and she was shaking that ice again..."

12. "How's that drink going down seems a little stiff for 2 P.M..."

13. "Crank it to 10, whiskey shots til 2 A.M..."

14. "Smoky bars, guitars, breakin' all the girls' hearts, that's the only life for me..."

15. "I got a 12th floor room with a killer view..."

16. "Knew it was gonna be a long night from the moment when we locked eyes over whiskey on ice..."

17. "Here comes a few days of unpaid vacation..."

18. "Her day starts with a coffee, and ends with a wine..."

19. "It's Saturday y'all, here's the plan..."

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10 Things To Bring A Smile To Your Face As You Push Through The Post Spring Break Struggle

The post spring break blues are a legitimate thing.

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The time has come to settle back in to finish out the semester. There are three or so months left requiring your time, dedication, and hard work and right now it seems rather daunting. As you find your way back into the school groove, here are ten things that'll bring a smile back into your life as you push through.

1. Funny dog videos. 

2. Warmer weather is coming. 

4. The stress is only temporary!

5. There will be time to binge watch your favorite show soon enough. 

6. All of this is going to pay off and you'll have a degree to show for it! 

7. It's girl scout cookie season!

8. BuzzFeed is always posting new quizzes to take advantage of. 

9. Payless is going out of business so you can go buy yourself some cheap shoes. 

10. Winter clothing and other items have begun the markdown period so you can give in a little to the shopping itch. 

Summer will be here before you know it, so give these next couple months all you've got. It pays off!

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