It might feel like the year’s only just begun—but before you know it, spring break will be here! Here at The Black Hammock, we believe it’s never too early to start planning the perfect trip with family or friends.
Just read on as we share a few of our top tips for prepping the adventure ahead, including ideas for a thrilling Orlando airboat ride. Take a look!
Opt for a family-friendly destination…
If you’re traveling with kids of different ages, you may be looking for a spot that satisfies every kind of traveler—from young children to teenagers and you! Fortunately, The Black Hammock offers exactly this. Kids and kids-at-heart will enjoy the chance to encounter animals like alligators, beautiful birds and other creatures who call Lake Jesup “home”—plus, all the thrilling fun of our fast-paced airboat rides. Our beautiful landscape provides ample opportunities for those who love to snap photos and share their experience online, while our gift shop gives everyone the chance to bring home something special from their spring break adventure. And who doesn’t love good food? Our Black Hammock Restaurant’s got plenty to savor.
… with the classic spring break fun you crave
Traveling with friends? The Black Hammock is serving up everything that goes into a quintessential spring break escape, including delicious drinks, a breezy waterfront atmosphere at The Lazy Gator Bar and more. This is your break, and you’ve earned the chance to unwind! So pull up a chair and “cheers” to a memorable getaway. Remember, there’s always live music, special events and drink discounts—including 2-4-1 Margaritas all day, every day—making The Lazy Gator a premier stop on your spring break adventure.
Learn about the local environment
If you love learning about nature or history—or simply want your kids to soak up some fun facts on their spring break—The Black Hammock offers plenty of opportunities for hands-on education. Our Old Florida digs deliver a slice of living history with every airboat ride, aboard which you’ll also learn about the flora and fauna that make Lake Jesup the one-of-a-kind destination it is.
Stay somewhere special
Spring break should be equal parts exciting and relaxing, so give yourself the chance to unwind in a one-of-a-kind location! Our Black Hammock getaway rentals come in multiple shapes and sizes, each offering a unique vacation experience that’s perfect for out-of-town visitors, as well as those who simply want the staycation experience close to home.
Soak up the sunshine
It wouldn’t be spring break without plenty of sunshine. Slather on the sunscreen, then throw on a hat and some shades, as you prepare to embark upon one of our thrilling airboat rides! Every ride is different, so you’re sure to discover something special as you cruise around Lake Jesup—whether it’s alligators swimming under the sunshine or beautiful feathered friends flocking around Bird Island.
We hope that these ideas help you plan a spring break trip to remember! Whether you’re staying local or traveling to our Lake Jesup home from afar, we’ve got everything you need to make it a meaningful getaway.