9 Unique Spring Break Staycation Ideas

Spring break is just around the corner! If you’re trying to live a frugal lifestyle and can’t spend a fortune on a vacation  (or you just don’t want to).

Go to a stream

Wading, tadpoles, and exploring nature are all part of the magic of rushing water.   If you’re feeling brave, you could even go to a river and try fishing with the kids!

Go to the beach

Depending on where the beach is located (a warmer climate like Florida or a cooler climate like Oregon), you may end up swimming, playing in the sand, or exploring.

Chuck E. Cheese

One place where “a kid can be a kid” is Chuck E. Cheese.  If you don’t have one near you, or it’s out of your price range, then look around for an indoor playground.

House swap with a buddy

Do you live in the city with friends in the country?  Or maybe the reverse?  See if your friends would be willing to house swap with you for a week!

Groupon Activities

If you want to do something new and different without the high price tag that goes with most activities (that your kids may not even end up enjoying).