See what Orlando’s biggest Instagram fans are looking forward to this spring break, from our open-air theme parks and water parks to our cool pools, ecotourism adventures and more can’t-miss attractions (JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes pictured).

Spring break has arrived in Orlando — one of the 20 Cheapest Places to Travel in 2024 according to Travel + Leisure — boasting brand-new experiences, awesome aquatic attractions and a world of tasty adventures to be explored — and we’re not the only ones who are excited. We turned to our Instagram followers to find out what they’re most looking forward to during spring break 2024. Here’s what they can’t stop talking about. Add some of these to your list, and let’s get this party started.

Additional reporting by Megan Hoagland.

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10. Getting Here

For many of our Instagram followers, vacation mode kicks in before they even arrive in Orlando. Whether you’re driving, hopping aboard the new Brightline high-speed rail from South Florida, or flying into The City Beautiful, we’re happy to welcome you to Orlando and help you explore our hidden gems and must-visit attractions.

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9. Theme Parks

No surprise here: Visitors to the Theme Park Capital of the World can’t get enough of our signature offerings. Taste your way around fantastic food festivals, explore incredible new rides and attractions, and savor every moment at Walt Disney World® Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando (pictured), Universal Orlando Resort and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort.

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8. Shopping

Forgot your swimsuit? No worries — Orlando has you covered with a wealth of shopping options. In fact, for many of our Instagram followers, browsing our amenity-packed malls, high-end designer outlets, locally owned boutiques and neighborhood markets is one of the highlights of their trip. Discover everything from sustainable bath products to Orlando-inspired candles with our guide to the best shopping in Orlando.

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7. All-in-One Entertainment Destinations

These happening spots have it all: shopping, dining, entertainment, nightlife, attractions and more. Treat yourself to a night out at ICON Park® (pictured) or Pointe Orlando on International Drive, or head to Universal CityWalk at Universal Orlando Resort. Disney Springs® is a popular option at Walt Disney World, and you’ll find even more fun in store at Promenade at Sunset Walk at Margaritaville Resort Orlando.

6. World-Class Food & Drink

Our fans can’t wait to eat and drink their way through Orlando’s exceptional culinary scene, whether they’re toasting at immersive themed bars (High T pictured) or sampling the latest from our MICHELIN Guide honorees and celebrity chef-driven restaurants. Throw in an abundance of local breweries, wineries, speakeasies and other nightlife hotspots, and you’re in for one tasty trip.

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5. Sports

Be sure to pack your team spirit, because Orlando is home to several professional sports teams — many of which will play on home turf throughout spring break. They include Orlando City Soccer Club (Major League Soccer) and the Orlando Pride (National Women’s Soccer League) at Inter&Co Stadium, along with the Orlando Magic (National Basketball Association) at Kia Center and the Orlando Valkyries (Professional Volleyball League) in their highly anticipated inaugural season at Addition Financial Arena.

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If you prefer to get in on the action yourself, take it to the court with tennis and pickleball at the United States Tennis Association National Campus, hit the links at over 150 Orlando-area golf courses, try your hand at virtual golf, or play on our imaginatively themed miniature courses.

4. Cool Pools

Relax and say ahhh with a warm-weather dip in some of Orlando’s coolest resort pools, from urban rooftop oases to tropical escapes complete with lazy rivers, waterfalls and even full-blown waterparks. Some of our followers’ favorite poolside escapes are located at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes (pictured), Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort, and Orlando World Center Marriott.

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3. Ecotourism Adventures

Explore adventures mild and wild in Orlando’s great outdoors. Some of our followers’ favorites include paddling and boat tours in Winter Park along with kayaking and even snorkeling at Kings Landing and other Orlando-area natural springs. Add fishing, birding, airboat tours, hiking, biking, ziplines and more to create your own custom eco-adventure.

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2. Water Parks

Our social media fans are ready to make a splash at our world-famous water parks this spring. Standouts include Universal Volcano Bay, Aquatica® Orlando, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and LEGOLAND® Water Park. Find even more aquatic adventures — including the chance to swim with dolphins — at all-inclusive day resort Discovery Cove®, or dive into a world of social media-themed fun at Island H2O Live! adjacent to Margaritaville Resort Orlando.

And, coming in at No. 1…

1. Everything

Not satisfied with limiting themselves to this already expansive list, our Instagram followers won’t settle for anything less than everything. By which they mean spring events, uplifting arts and culture, exploring unique neighborhoods, relaxing at soothing spas, and much more. Like we said: Everything.

Have some tips of your own? Share your favorite spring break must-do’s with the world on your favorite social media channels with the hashtag, #OrlandoForAll.

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