Staycation: A Guide to a Spring Break at Home

Posted By hazardcenter / February 20, 2018 / Blog / 0 Comments

The term “spring break” conjures up images of a beach, an island and palm trees, but sometimes a “staycation” is all you need. If you’re staying local this spring break, here are a few tips to make the most of your time — at Hazard Center.

Keep the kiddos entertained

Need some peace and quiet? Sit back and relax at UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas. A great way to keep the kids entertained for a few hours while you enjoy some concession snacks and a beverage—they’ve got beer and wine!

Barnes and Noble has endless cures for spring break boredom. With a huge selection of books, CDs and coloring books, your kids will definitely find something that sparks their interest. Or drop in Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for their regular story time, bubbles and handstamps included!

Lakeshore Learning Store offers free crafts for kids every Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., so the little ones can get creative, while learning something new. Upcoming crafts include “Garden Wind Chime,” “What’s Next? Clock,” and “Springtime Finger Puppets.” And don’t miss their “Around the World” event on Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., where kids will enjoy activities from other countries, build replicas of world-famous structures and grab a passport and create a travel-themed craft!

Schedule some “you” time

Slip away from the chaos for a free 1-hour workout at Orangetheory Fitness. Using the latest heart-rate technology, scientifically designed to track your progress, you’ll get the energy of a group workout with the attention of a personal trainer.

And spring cleaning doesn’t just apply to your house— get a fresh new look at Vital Hair & Body with discounts on haircuts and blowouts, guaranteed to keep you smooth and sleek.

Eat heartily

Unleash your creativity at Yogurtland with a wide selection of flavors, toppings and syrups that you and the kids will love. And treat yourself to a deep dish pizza at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse and finish your meal on the right note with a pizookie. The whole family can share this giant warm cookie topped with ice cream.

If you’re in the mood for a more adult-friendly break, stop in at Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill on Tuesdays, where all wines are half off!

Try something new

Trade in your regular coffee routine for a gourmet latte or mocha at Intermezzo Espresso – pairs well with a scone, fresh from the oven.

You never know when you’re going to need some new moves! Arthur Murray Dance Studio offers a variety of dance lessons including ballroom, swing and salsa.

With all these options – and more – everyone in the family will have plenty to keep them entertained – and connected – this spring break.


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