Destinations for Spring Break Vacations
By Editorial Staff
Contributed by Info Guru Bridget Wright
During Spring Break week, it’s time to relax, unwind and have fun.
Do something different or visit a new exotic attraction. If you’re stumped for ideas, here are ten of the best destinations to target for your Spring Break vacation or getaway that are both family-friendly and party central. From this list, you’ll surely find something and somewhere that everyone will enjoy.
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10. South Padre
College kids flock to South Padre Island for loads of fun, revelry, partying and those famous 24-hour beach bashes. Nowhere else will you find non-stop activities like kite boarding and deep-sea fishing excursions on those long party boats. And because it’s slightly less than a day’s drive from the large cities of Houston and Dallas (Texas), getting to relaxation is quicker and easier.
9. Bahamas (Nassau, Montego Bay, Negril)
The Bahamas is simply indescribable with its beautiful landscaped mountains and mesmerizing oceans. They also have fishing jaunts and scuba diving fun excursions along with duty-free shopping and resort living that’s absolutely luxurious. Anywhere in the Bahamas is pleasurable, and both families and college students will enjoy this Spring Break getaway.
8. Panama City Beach, FL
“Oh Yes” is what you’ll say to the kids for the whole week while you’re at this popular vacation spot. The area is drenched with shopping outlets, restaurants and water parks along one of the longest beach towns that’s located on the Gulf Coast. The endless hotels and attractions are sure to keep vacationers coming back by providing a plethora of affordable beachfront condos and all-inclusive vacation packages to make your stay memorable.
7. Miami, FL
Dubbed the “Spring Break Capital,” Miami Beach does not disappoint its vacationers. Electric party scenes and hotspots are all over the Miami area, however, there are also some family-friendly spots to enjoy as well. They also have a bevvy of art deco galleries, shopping and a broad, eclectic choice of some of the trendiest restaurants on the beach.
6. Costa Rica
Just a short flight from Florida, Texas or any of the east coast airports and you can land in Spring Break Heaven…Costa Rica. From the gorgeous beaches (have you ever seen a black sand beach? They have them!) to the rain forests to the sizzling night life, this Central American destination covers it all. Surf, snorkle, explore, hike, party or just chill. And if you fall in love with this amazing country, you can head back in winter to do a little inner growth at The Omega Institute’s winter location here.
5. Puerto Rico
Slightly less than a three-hour plane flight from Miami, Florida, the Puerto Rico surroundings will completely captivate your senses, leaving you mesmerized. The exhilarating waters on the clear blue beaches grab the attention of the surfers with its 20-foot waves. Those feeling more adventuresome (and energetic) will enjoy the El Yunque jungles, or the 268-acre cave at Parque de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy. With so many tourist-worthy sites, spending some time planning your trip with Puerto Rico sites videos will help you make the most of your Spring break.
4. Puerto, Vallarta
This scenic Mexican vacation does a fine job of rewarding vacationers from the elegance of Banderas Bay to the eastern Sierra Madre Mountains. It’s certainly no disappointment on the nighttime partying scene, but also has a bevvy of daytime activities, so bring be sure to bring a good digital camera to capture everything you see and do! With bullfighting and the tequila manufacturing portals, Spring Break vacation planners will quickly make the all-inclusive and cruise packages of Puerto Vallarta their first choice.
3. Las Vegas, NV
You can find your name in lights here, that is, if you’re able to get into the MTV Headquarters during Spring Break week. This coveted week of poolside partying and meeting music entertainers make vacation all worth the effort.
2. Punta, Cana
The alluring draw of this “other” PC Caribbean vacation spot will Leave you breathless. At this Dominican Republic resort for a little less than $1,000 per person, vacationers can get an all-inclusive package that includes airfare, lodging, meals and some activities. Surprisingly affordable for students and families, the island’s ambiance allows visitors to enjoy partying and family fun in one place.
1. Cancun, Mexico
When those luscious Yucatán sands call, answer with a resounding YES! You can enjoy this all-inclusive resort attraction for as little as $600 per person, including family fun activities like parasailing, jet-skiing and of course site-seeing. While relaxing, learn something too about the local culture and see the large Mayan archaeological site. The Chichen-Itza, named one of the Seven Wonders of the World is a big draw for tourists and vacationers.
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After months of intense school and study, Spring Break is a welcomed refuge. However, a week’s worth of vacation and relaxation may not be enough to experience one of these fabulous destinations. But, the time you spend finding out if it is will be well worth the trip, and the memories.
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