Spring Break is the perfect time to head outdoors for a nature-filled adventure. With temperatures heating up and more daylight each day, this is an excellent time to head outside. Explore this list of spring break nature ideas for an enjoyable break.
Zoos and Animal Parks. Plan a trip to your local zoo, animal park or drive through animal park. These give you an opportunity to meet a wide range of animals and many of them offer special add-on experiences which allow you to feed, hold, or care for various animals. You could head to Philadelphia to experience America’s first zoo, head to Washington DC or St. Louis to enjoy a free zoo, or head to Georgia to drive through the Wild Animal Safari. The Wild Animal Safari even gives you the opportunity to rent a zebra van to enjoy your trip through the park.
As an added bonus, oftentimes in the spring zoos and animal parks have baby animals you can see and visit.
State and National Parks. Spring break is the perfect time to get out and enjoy nature in a wide variety of State and National Parks. There are 63 National Parks and 423 National Park Sites encompassing a range of terrains including the desert, mountain, forests, and beaches. The National Park Sites also include memorials, monuments, battlefields and other historical sites. If you don’t have a National Park near you or you’re looking for something different, there are over 6,600 state park sites in the United States covering 14 million acres of land. With more than 7,000 parks to choose from, State and National Parks are the perfect spring break nature idea.
Road Trips. Spring break is the perfect time for a road trip. With trees budding and flowers blooming the views along the way are sure to be gorgeous. With warmer temperatures in many parts of the country you are able to stop for picnics along the way to really get out and enjoy nature. There are also many roadside attractions you can enjoy on your journey including the world’s largest fire hydrant in South Carolina, Cadillac Ranch in Texas, or the Cabazon Dinosaurs in California.
Beach. Spring Break is the perfect time to head to the beach. Sink your toes in the sand and soak up some sun while you relax or play at the beach. If you have a beach local to where you live, you can plan a day at the beach. If you do not have a local beach, you can plan a beach getaway.
Don’t forget that spring break is all about having fun, relaxing, and making memories! You shouldn’t have to stress about what sort of meals to pack or how to eat healthy. OMEALS are the perfect addition to any Spring Break vacation or activity!