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Daylight Saving Time: 5 Tips to Squeeze More Fun from Your Extra Hour of Sun

Daylight Saving Time: 5 Tips to Squeeze More Fun from Your Extra Hour of Sun

There’s something about sunlight that motivates movement. With daylight saving time right around the corner, our drive to spring into action has never been stronger.

Are you wondering how you can take advantage that additional hour of sunlight? Here’s five tips to getting the most out of your extra daylight time.

1. Take Advantage of the Outdoors

daylight saving time

Is there a more natural and better way to soak up that sweet vitamin D than by going outside? When daylight saving time comes around, the first thing people do is spend more time outdoors.

We agree this is the best way to boost vitamin D after a winter of being indoors.

There are ample ways to savor the sunlight while outside. The easiest way is by using your extra time to go on a walk.

Let go of those early morning jogs and opt for a peaceful trot in the evening. With the sun not setting until after 8 p.m., you can spend your last few hours of daylight getting in some exercise.

The Shingle Creek Trail is conveniently located just minutes from Rosen Plaza Hotel, so you can go on a stroll and roll right into bed as soon as you’re done.

If you’re not much for physical activity during your vacation, you could simply opt for a relaxing evening at a park. Dr. P. Phillips Community Park is a short drive from Rosen Plaza near the Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Downtown Orlando is also home to popular parks like Lake Eola, Thornton Park, and Ivanhoe Park to meet all your nature needs.

2. Enjoy an Evening Swim at the Pool

What makes swimming in a pool the most enjoyable is having that warm Florida sun cast over you while wading in cool water.

Pool at Rosen Plaza Hotel

Rosen Plaza is home to a sizeable swimming pool with plenty of room to swim laps under the springtime sun. Our pool has everything you need to keep you cool and energized after losing an entire hour of sleep.

3. Play an Outdoor Sport

Trips are all about taking your time off and enjoying activities that are either relaxing, engaging, or both! If you’re vacationing during daylight saving time, use that extra hour of sunlight wisely and enjoy a relaxing sport like golf.

Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Course

Shingle Creek Golf Club is five minutes away from Rosen Plaza, so you can get your tee time under the sun without having to venture too far from your hotel.

4. Dine Outside for Dinner

This March, take advantage of your newfound daylight and have dinner outside.

There are several restaurants in Orlando with outdoor seating — especially near your hotel. Bahama Breeze, Café Tu Tu Tango, Tin Roof, and Tapa Toro are among the many restaurants resting along I-Drive’s corridor that couple outdoor seats with fantastic eats.

If you’re aiming to dine outside without having to leave the comfort of your hotel, we have an insanely delicious restaurant on-site with gorgeous views of our crystal-clear swimming pool.

Tacos by the pool at '39 Poolside

Dine at ’39 Poolside Bar & Grill and enjoy tastes of burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads, and more. We also have an extensive cocktail menu, so you can sip and savor your meal’s flavors all under the warm daylight.

5. Kill That Alarm and Sleep In

What’s the rush to get up and start the day? With the sun not rising until nearly 8 a.m., there’s no need to wake up before dawn.

You’re on vacation, so don’t be afraid to get some extra sleep in. Getting the right amount of sleep has benefits. You’ll thank yourself for doing so. Sleep in and build up the energy to enjoy all your evening activities during daylight saving time.

Plus, our plush accommodations at Rosen Plaza will lull you into such a deep state of comfort, you’ll never want to leave.

Maximize Your Stay with Rosen Plaza Hotel

Spring is one of the best seasons of the year to make a trip to Orlando. Make it even better by staying at an exceptional hotel like Rosen Plaza. Where comfort meets class, our hotel couples lush living with competitively low rates to make your vacation in Orlando a great one. Fun and fine dining are also available at your fingertips with a stay at Rosen Plaza.

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