What To Do If You’re Not Travelling for Spring Break

Even though spring break is approaching fast for most students, it’s not too late to plan a trip.

Students on Spring break camping at the river during sunset
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Even though spring break is approaching fast for most students, it’s not too late to plan a trip. The options for spring break are endless. The most popular choice for students seems to be going to Panama or Daytona beach but plenty of people go camping or go back home to visit their families. However, some people don’t have the money to travel for spring break and some people aren’t interested. For those people, you could sit at home and binge watch Game of Thrones twice or you could consider any of the following options as a way to create a memorable spring break right here at home.

Work Extra Hours

Maybe this isn’t the most exciting idea but it is a perfect opportunity to work extra hours and make extra cash. The time usually spend on schoolwork could be spent at work. I could work three times as many hours as I usually do if I didn’t have to spend time going to class and doing homework. These extra hours could set you up with some spending money or you could save it for a possible upcoming vacation during the summer.


If you have excess money but none of your friends want to go on a vacation, treat yourself. Eat at the nicest restaurant in town, buy concert tickets, or buy some clothes that are normally out of your price range. You’ve made it this far in the semester, you’ve probably earned the right to splurge some money on yourself.

Take a Day Trip

Just because you can’t afford to travel 500 miles to get to the beach doesn’t mean you can’t travel 50 to visit some local attractions. Spend a day at King’s Island riding the rollercoasters. Go on a camping trip with your friends or family; most local parks have campsites that you can set up a tent or park a camper. Or, if you really want to go to the beach but can’t make it to Florida, Brookville Beach is a small manmade beach in Southern Indiana; in one hour you could have your toes in the sand. If none of these ideas sound like a good fit for you, this website will generate something you can spend the day here in the Cincinnati area.

Start Something New

The amount of free time provided by spring break is the perfect opportunity to start something new. Try reading a book, starting a workout plan, buy a musical instrument. You can finally focus completely on something besides school work for the first time in almost two months, so you could spend it on something to improve yourself.


Whatever you choose to do over spring break, don’t take the week for granted! Make the most of it and do something that will create a memory or have a lasting impact for you! After all, it only happens once a year.


About the Author:

Ben Rees headsot

Ben has lived in Bright, Indiana his entire life and plans on living there after he graduates.. He is in his second year the University of Cincinnati, and is studying Communications with a minor in International Business. His favorite things include reading, going on vacations with friends, and sitting around a campfire with friends.