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Today’s travel tip sheet includes information on planning the ultimate spring break staycation, Orlando’s outdoor adventures, Florida resident deals and a spotlight on Orlando’s outdoor concerts. For interviews and media info: media@visitorlando.com.  

In this Issue:  

  • Plan the Ultimate Spring Break Staycation 

  • Outdoor Adventures in Orlando 

  • Orlando’s Outdoor Concerts 

  • Florida Resident Deals 

  • What’s New This Month 

  • DYK? The Charles Hosmer Museum of American Art will offer free admission in April 

Plan the Ultimate Spring Break Staycation 

From hotels with onsite waterparks to kid-approved themed suites, spring break travelers can plan the ultimate staycation – just a short drive away – in Orlando. 

Orlando’s Waterpark Hotels  

  • What’s New - Orlando World Center Marriott’s all-new River Falls Water Park, opening March 16, will feature a zero-entry lazy river, an aqua playground, three multi-rider waterslides and more.  

  • On a Budget - CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort Orlando’s onsite park is complete with 14 waterslides, the Minnows Lagoon toddler pool, Coral Reef teen pool and Parrot's Perch interactive play area.  

  • Luxury - Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort offers a 5-acre water park with a Splash Zone, Lazy River and two exhilarating water slides for kids to explore and enjoy.  

  • Expansive - The Grove Resort Orlando’s onsite Surfari Water Park features a Double Surf Simulator, the FlowRider®, enclosed and open waterslides, a lazy river a two-story water adventure for kids and an oversized zero-entry pool. 

More information about Orlando’s cool pools can be found here.  

Kid-friendly Themed Suites 

  • Universal Orlando Resort features themed Kids Suites, with decor based on Jurassic World at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Despicable Me at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and a real stage for a future rock star at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando.  

  • At Walt Disney World Resort, Disney’s Contemporary Resort’s rooms received a new look inspired by the Disney-Pixar film The Incredibles, featuring futuristic and modern décor. Disney’s Art of Animation Resort features family suites designed after different Disney films, including Finding Nemo, Cars and The Lion King and traditional guest rooms inspired by The Little Mermaid.  

  • LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s LEGOLAND Hotel offers four different LEGO-themed rooms for guests to choose from along with in-room scavenger hunts with daily LEGO prizes.  

More information about Orlando’s kid-friendly suites can be found here.  

Outdoor Adventures in Orlando 

From peaceful trails and gardens to thrilling zip-lining and hang gliding experiences, Orlando offers a variety of open-air activities for visitors to enjoy the mild spring weather.  

Relaxing Adventures 

  • Adventures in Florida offers day tours with qualified tour guides, as well as extended expeditions and lodge trips. Options range from manatee encounters and bioluminescent tours to viewing a rocket launch aboard a kayak.  

  • For hiking enthusiasts, Orlando offers many trails and nature preserves including the Tibet-Butler Nature Preserve, featuring a butterfly garden, picnic area and various hikes and trails. 

  • Harry P. Leu Gardens includes a butterfly garden, three miles of paved scenic sidewalks, and the largest camellia collection outside California. 

Experiences in the Sky 

  • Screamin’ Gator Zip Line at Gatorland takes guests on an aerial adventure across five thrilling ziplines, 1,200 feet above live alligators and crocodiles. 

  • Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding Flight & Park offers year-round Discovery Tandem Flights and hang-gliding instruction using the latest Tandem aero towing techniques. 

  • Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park, an aerial obstacle course set atop the trees in a natural pine forest, offers four adult courses and two kids courses with challenges including zip lines, Tarzan ropes, suspended bridges and climb ladders.   

More Orlando outdoor adventures can be found here.  

Orlando’s Outdoor Concerts 

Orlando offers visitors the opportunity to not only experience one-of-a-kind attractions, but also plan a getaway to experience the unique lineup of talent at the destination’s state-of-the-art concert venues. This year, visitors can experience outdoor concerts ranging from rock and R&B to country, Latin and more at Orlando’s Camping World Stadium. Upcoming shows include: 

  • Garth Brooks - March 26 – only Florida show date 

  • Paul McCartney – May 28 

  • Def Leppard/Motley Crue - June 19 

  • Bad Bunny - August 5 

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - September 15 

* Denotes only show in Florida. Additional concert information can be found here.  

Florida Resident Deals This Spring 

Florida residents can find various deals at VisitOrlando.com, with savings up to 30% on hotels and special attraction deals. 

Attractions Deals  

Hotel Deals 

What’s New in Orlando this Month? 

Stay up to date on Orlando's most recent announcements and openings - from accommodations and attractions to restaurants and events - available here.  

Did You Know?  

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by American artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany, will offer free admission to the museum on Fridays from 4-8 p.m. through the month of April as part of its spring lineup of events.