Spring Break Staycation Ideas

Exciting Spring Break Staycation Ideas Right Here at Home!

Spring break is just around the corner, and while jetting off to far-flung destinations might not be in the cards for everyone this year, residents of SoCal are in luck! In fact, with its beautiful weather, beaches and endless array of attractions, San Diego is a popular pick for out-of-town spring breakers! Here are some exciting ideas to help you make the most of your spring break right in your own backyard.

Life’s a Beach! San Diego is renowned for its stunning beaches, and spring break presents the perfect opportunity to soak up the sun and surf. Whether you prefer the lively atmosphere of Mission Beach, the serene shores of La Jolla Cove, or the picturesque cliffs of Sunset Cliffs, there’s a stretch of sand to suit every taste. Pack a picnic, bring your favorite beach read and spend the day basking in the beauty of the California coast. If you want to stay for a few days getting away from home, rent an Airbnb or hotel nearby with ocean access.

Explore Downtown. Downtown San Diego is a treasure trove of culture, history and entertainment waiting to be discovered. Take a stroll along the waterfront Embarcadero, explore the historic Gaslamp Quarter with its Victorian-era buildings and eclectic nightlife or immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene at Balboa Park. Don’t forget to visit the USS Midway Museum for a fascinating glimpse into naval history and marvel at the stunning views from the top deck.

Family Animal Fun. For families looking for an unforgettable day out, the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park are must-visit destinations. Explore the world-famous zoo, home to over 3,500 animals representing more than 650 species, and marvel at rare and endangered species from around the globe. Or embark on a safari adventure at the Safari Park, where you can observe majestic animals roaming freely in vast, naturalistic habitats. Spring is the perfect time to visit before the real summer heat (and massive tourists!) arrive. 

Theme Park Thrills. For adrenaline junkies and families alike, San Diego and neighboring Orange County offer world-class theme parks that promise a day of fun and excitement. Dive into aquatic adventures at SeaWorld San Diego, where you can get up close and personal with marine life, catch thrilling rides and enjoy captivating shows. Alternatively, head north to LEGOLAND California Resort, where imagination comes to life with interactive LEGO-themed attractions, rides and shows that cater to kids of all ages. Visit Disneyland Resort in Anaheim for a magical day or more filled with beloved characters, enchanting rides and unforgettable memories.

Take a Boat Cruise. Experience the beauty of San Diego’s coastline from a different perspective with a sunset cruise or harbor tour. Set sail aboard a luxurious yacht or catamaran and watch as the sun dips below the horizon, casting a warm glow over the city skyline. Keep an eye out for playful dolphins and majestic whales as you cruise along the tranquil waters of San Diego Bay, and marvel at iconic landmarks such as the Coronado Bridge and USS Midway Museum.

Cornerstone Communities is building modern, innovative new construction homes across the county. Stunning eco-friendly townhomes are currently available in Santee at Laurel Heights. Additional new communities are also underway in Otay Mesa, La Mesa and Poway for 2024. To learn more, visit our website at https://www.cornerstonecommunities.com/laurel-heights/.

Scroll to Top