Spring break is around the corner! While some like to use it as an opportunity to travel to exotic destinations or to spend the week relaxing on the beach, others prefer to stay in town and enjoy the silence of Laramie without students. Here are 5 activities to keep you out of boredom during your staycation in Laradise.

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    Hike at Vedauwoo

    The temperatures are starting to warm up (for now). Take advantage of it and head up to Vedauwoo for a day. With temperatures in the 50s, now is the perfect time to pack a lunch for an outdoor picnic at the end of your adventure.

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    Ski at Snowy Range Ski Resort

    Although the weather is starting to warm up, there is always a chance for snow at this time of the year. Even so, there's still plenty of snow on the mountains at Snowy Range Ski Resort. And for those that don't enjoy skiing or snowboarding, the lodge at the resort has a fire perfect for reading next to. For more information, click here.

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    Shop Downtown Laramie

    Laramie's historic downtown district is full of locally owned shops and restaurants for residents and visitors alike to explore. Downtown shoppers can easily spend an afternoon waltzing through the stores, and will be able to find something that will interest everyone. After an afternoon of shopping, you can stop for a leisurely cup of coffee at one of the cafes.

    (Photo Courtesy of Adam Porter)
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    Tour the Ivinson Mansion

    The Ivinson Mansion has recently reopened for tours! Take a look through one of the most prominent pieces of Laramie's history. For more information, including ticket prices and times, click here.

    Photo by Adam Porter
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    Enjoy a Day In

    Often, the best part of a staycation is being able to relax in the comfort of your own home. With a consistently updating catalog on streaming sites like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, the variety of titles available can keep viewers entertained for days.

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