The Tulum ruins get busy during Spring Break, but you won’t see the usual crowds of drunken co-eds. The resort town is no longer Mexico’s hidden gem but that has only made it more interesting. Playa Paraíso beach is still free so you can save money by going there. At night, Playa del Carmen turns into a bustling entertainment hotspot. Make sure you check out the Mayan ruins, but rent a car and drive to make the most of the trip. Also, consider taking a canal trip through the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.
Portland is becoming an up-and-coming destination for Spring Breakers. People who don’t book beach destinations in time head there. The farmer’s market is an adventure in itself because of its huge variety of goods, but the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is a real treat for the eyes. If you want to see these spring flowers in their full glory, head to Portland. (Studies have proven that flowers make you healthier and happier) Go to the Zoo's Gone Wild Spring Break Party, which last a whole week, for some more fun. You will enjoy activities typical for tropic vacations and party with a real "Caribbean amphibian.”
So how about celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland? If you’re over the whole “beach party” mania, Dublin can be a peaceful and adventurous getaway for you. You can also go on several amazing tours to explore the country’s breathtaking highlands, castles and manors. The city gets very busy at night but not too expensive. Additionally, there’s no “Spring Break” concept, so jacked up drink prices won’t be an issue.
There is so much to see in Savannah! Take your pick between imaginative architecture, haunted houses or the area’s lavish historic district. You can go on a dinner cruise that will treat you to a delicious buffet dinner and live entertainment, which is a treat, especially if you like music from the 50's and 60’s. Take a break from dancing and head up to the deck for spectacular views of the city and the river as the sun sets.
Why wouldn’t you want to visit the French Riviera? Nice is part of it so awesome weather, majestic views and friendly people are guaranteed. The seafood there is absolutely amazing. During the day, you get to enjoy French food, magnificent architecture, and unbelievable museums; at night, the energy is electrifying. There are hundreds of tours you can choose from to explore the city.
Spring Break in a place where the weather is just right doesn’t have to be all about parties and weird contests. Outdoor activities in Playa Tamarindo are in abundance – rappelling through waterfalls, flying on a zip line above a forest and hiking. If you prefer more extreme water sports, you can go rafting or surfing. The nightlife doesn’t disappoint either. You will find plenty of bars, clubs and live entertainment.
College students most likely can’t afford a good trip to the Big Apple. There’s no place like New York City for food, entertainment and scenery. Go see a Broadway play, visit the top of the Empire State Building, take pictures of the Statue of Liberty, and walk the High Line, an elevated train line that has been converted to a beautiful park. If you’re trying to stay clear from the college crowds, take an upscale City Wine Tour through SoHo or the West Village.
If you want a relaxing spring break but you don’t want to give up the drinking, look no further than Napa/Sonoma, one of the most amazing wine tasting destinations in the country. When you feel like relaxing, sit back and enjoy luxurious wines, experience scenic views and get luxurious spa treatments. If you are looking to spice up your spring break with a little adventure, Napa/Sonoma offers activities such as windsurfing, horseback riding, rock climbing and hang gliding.
Why escape the cold on spring break when you can embrace it in Vermont? Book a Ski & Stay package at the Killington Resort and save on lodging, rentals, lift tickets and lessons. The Killington Resort has 1,509 skiable acres, 73 miles of trails and 22 lifts. It is surrounded by seven mountain areas and six terrain parks. When you’re done riding, intensify your spring break experience by riding the Beast Mountain Coaster at Snowshed Lodge.
Head to Charleston, South Carolina, for a peaceful spring break trip full of beaches and historic attractions. Visit Sullivan’s Island for beautiful beaches, delicious restaurants and unique shops. Take up a new water sport or break out your favorite book and relax. After, take a tour through the historic Nathaniel Russell House Museum. But, don’t forget about the nightlife! You may be an adult, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some laid back spring break fun. Charleston offers a ton of lounges and live music venues to suite your preferences.
Adults, you will love the adventures Moab has to offer. Attempt rock climbing with Moab Desert Adventures, rent a Jeep and drive 4WD trails, go horseback riding, hiking and canyoneering. Stay at the Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa for a luxurious spring break experience. Relax in the spa, get a soothing massage and participate in their daily yoga and meditation rituals.
Get ready for an all day, all night exciting spring break trip in Iceland. During the day, embark on an Icelandic horse riding tour and dive into the waters of Silfra. In the evening, head to the local bar and taste their locally produced beer, then head out and dance the night away in one of their live music venues. Reykjavik is also well known for their festivals. Some of these include the Stockfish Film Festival, the international music festival Sonar Reykjavik, and the Food and Fun Festival.
If you want to make your Spring Break a cultural experience, everything’s bigger in Texas. You can see special performances at the Empire Theatre or visit the Historic Pearl for the city’s best food and restaurants. The more adventurous travelers can test their mental and physical strength at Extreme Escape. You’ll have an hour to find your way out of a real-life puzzle in a room. Another way to test yourself is with the Canopy Challenge and Zip Lines. The courses are filled with dozens of obstacles such as tightropes and small beams to cross. Visit Amazing Jumps, one of the largest trampoline parks in the country. You can even play basketball and bounce on trampoline courts.
If it’s the college crowd you want to avoid, cross Miami and Panama City off the itinerary. Instead, the stunning and tranquil Amelia Island is perfect for adults who just want to relax and take a break from their everyday life. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, kayaking, paddle-boarding and canoeing at Fernandina Beach.
Anguilla’s main island is approximately 16 miles long. Overall it consists of 7-miles of beaches that are sure to keep you at a distance from the college crowds. Spend the day dolphin and whale watching or go on a glass-bottom boat tour. At night, grab a drink in the Sandy Ground, Elvis’s Beach Bar, or get dressed up and enjoy a formal night eating sushi and drinking cocktails at Viceroy’s Sunset Lounge.