9 Popular Destinations For Spring Break
You were probably thinking spring season was never going to arrive and look, we are already in March and it seems like we can now put on that sexy bathing suit. Spring break is that light at the end of the tunnel that can get you through those dready lonely cold nights and those long work days with no vacation days in sight. Take a look at where most spring breakers will be at this year. Warning: you may not want to return to work after experiencing once of these North American vacations.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
At the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas; a beach town on the stretch of the coastline known as Los Cabos. Cabos has been a popular vacation spot for many years for those sun-worshipping party seekers over spring break. Aside from its lively party scene, Los Cabos remains a staple in the beach resort world thanks to deluxe accommodations, striking golf courses, high-end shops, and of course, beautiful beaches.
One of the biggest factors in Tampa’s popularity is its affordability, let’s just be honest; you get that sunny Florida spring break without the fancy price tag of a trip to Miami or something of that matter. The area’s most beloved strip of sand, Clearwater Beach isn’t just for swimming; visitors here can kayak, fish, sail, jet ski, parasail and even go on cruises to spot dolphins and take in the sunset. Tampa appeals to all kinds of adventurers but it’s also popular with families.
Austin is certainly coming up as an emerging party town, although most people don’t really think of Austin when it comes to spring break so you could say the city is still a bit of an understatement. However, warm temperatures, the South by Southwest festival, awesome lakes and beautiful green sights has attracted many citizens. During spring break, visitors can hit up Downtown’s famous Six Street for some drinks and deliciousTex-Mex, live music and bustling bars.
The sandy white beaches, Cuban food scene and celebrity-grade clubs that stay open until 4 a.m. make Miami a popular destination for spring break within millennials. Keep in mind that Miami is certainly not cheap, but you get that same fun and entertainment without the extra cost of a Caribbean flight.
Las Vegas, Nevada
No matter the time of year most visitors that come to Las Vegas head to the Strip; the 3 1/2-mile-long stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard packed with some of the world’s largest casino resorts. But during spring break, even more descend on Sin City — bikinis in tow. That’s because the notorious Vegas pool parties pick up once again for a rowdy, wild spring break crowd. And not to mention, if you are of age Vegas allows you to consume alcohol anywhere you are.
Cancun is one of the world’s top beach destinations with its beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise waters. So it’s no surprise that it’s one of the most popular and visited spring break destinations on the planet.; dozens of megaresorts line miles and miles of postcard perfect beaches where guests lounge under the bright sun with a margarita in hand.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Since New Orleans stays at about 70 degrees during springtime, it’s become a top spot for spring breakers; and from February’s Mardi Gras to April’s Jazz Fest, there’s always a party going on. Families can enjoy ghost tours and Creole eats, river cruises and historic sites, while partiers can take advantage of the lenient open-container laws and infamous potent cocktails.
Los Angeles, California
Time and time again, Los Angeles makes the top 20 list for the most visited cities in the world and though summer is its true peak season, L.A. definitely welcomes a bundle of visitors for spring break. There’s plenty of activities one can take advantage of, from tours of movie studio backlots to celebrity sightings. But L.A. has so much more to offer, including a thriving visual arts scene, and natural beauty; from beaches and mountains to great parks and beautiful palm trees everywhere. And let’s not forget to mention the street tacos.
Panama City Beach, Florida
This low-key Florida beach town hosts nearly half a million co-eds every spring and keeps them entertained with outdoor concerts and contests, popular restaurants and bars with extended happy hours, and even an amusement park. There are also miles and miles of white sand, beautiful state parks, historic sites and you can enjoy some great fishing.
Where are you going this Spring break?