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Orlando Spring Break Activities

12 Best Things to Do

Spring break is closer than you think. Hurtling down water slides, walking through the different countries in Epcot, or playing another round at Topgolf are all right around the corner, at least as far as Orlando spring break is concerned. 

Spring break in Orlando is unlike any other destination. The city’s most magical places come to life with special events and attractions, while tried-and-true activities are still up for grabs.
Still not sure what’s in store for a spring break in the theme park and family vacation capital of the world? Start with these 12 things to see, do, and explore.


Spring break starts with fun things to do. Stay close to The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando or venture out into greater Orlando.

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Surfari Water Park

Splash into fun at Surfari Water Park. Spring break calls for tall slides, a relaxing lazy river, and a watery kids activity pool, all of which you'll find at Surfari. Skip the lines with a Splash Pass or stake your claim on a poolside spot all day long with a private cabana rental.

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ICON Park Orlando

Soar high above the Orlando skyline this spring break. Though ICON Orlando is known for its 400-foot tall observation wheel, you'll also find dining, shopping, and attractions like Madame Tussauds. Don't miss this one-stop-shop spring break destination.

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Disney Springs

Don't overlook Disney Springs for Walt Disney World®'s other theme parks. At Disney Springs, you can eat, shop, and even play. They feature 22 fun attractions like bowling and hot air balloon rides, and that's in addition to 103 shops and 63 eateries.

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There are some things you just have to see for yourself. This spring break, don't miss attractions like indoor go karts and vibrant, world-renowned gardens.

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Crayola Experience

Test your imagination with the creative, hands-on activities at Crayola Experience. Explore art, technology, and more, all in technicolor.

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Harry P. Leu Gardens

Get lost in this 50-acre botanical garden in downtown Orlando. Explore the gardens or attend a special spring event at this oasis in the city.

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Andretti Indoor Karting

Reach new speeds at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games. Take to the track, step into the ropes course, go bowling, or play vintage arcade games.

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Swing for the fences—or simply the colored targets—at Topgolf Orlando. This modern driving range features fun golf games plus food and drink.

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Theme Parks

Orlando is known as the theme park capital of the world for good reason. This spring break, take time to explore the most magical place on Earth.

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Stroll through 11 different countries across Epcot®'s 300 acres, each of which are packed with events and activities.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

Explore the 135 acres of Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, where you can step into a galaxy far away or ride the Tower of Terror™.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Get up close to the animal characters from beloved Disney stories. See Simba, Donald Duck, and more in their natural habitats.

Magic Kingdom® Park

Magic Kingdom® is one of the smaller parks, but its also the most well known. Ride rollercoasters and snap a photo in front of the iconic Cinderella Castle.

Spring Events

Some of Orlando's most popular events take place in the spring. Dine on international cuisine or smell freshly pruned foliage, all during your spring break escape.

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Walt Disney World®

Spring fun at Walt Disney World® starts with the Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival.

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Plant Street Market

Catch live music all weekend long, the perfect way to finish off a day of exploring Orlando and its theme parks.

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See the animals then dig into your favorite international dishes at SeaWorld's annual Seven Seas Food Festival.

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Universal Studios

At Universal Studios, spring is for Mardi Gras. Check their event calendar for the most up-to-date details.

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