Top 10: U.S. Spring Break Destinations


Gavin Melton

A beautiful lake located in Hancook County.

A sun setting over the ocean at Panama City Beach.

It is almost time for the last major break of the school year, and one that many people look forward to the most. Yes, that’s right it is almost time for Spring Break! Spring Break is many students’ favorite time of year, mostly because it heralds the end of another school year. A lot of people travel around the country during Spring Break and here are some of the most popular Spring Break destinations in the United States.

  1. New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans attracts people from all over the world with its music events, cultural festivals, and distinctive food.
  2. South Padre Island, Texas Many people visiting South Padre Island come for the calm waters and beautiful beaches, as well as for the animal attractions such as dolphins, sea turtles, and migratory birds.
  3. Miami Beach, Florida Much like in its name, Miami Beach is known for its sandy beaches and sunny weather.
  4. Asheville, North Carolina One of Asheville’s most iconic tourist attractions is Biltmore, the country estate of George Vanderbilt.
  5. Las Vegas, Nevada Las Vegas is known for its abundance of casinos and nightlife, but you can also get your culture fix by seeing one of many Cirque du Soleil shows.
  6. Washington, D.C. D.C. is the spring break destination for any history or politics buff, with its many museums and guided tours through our nations’ capital.
  7. New York City, New York New York City is known as the City that Never Sleeps for a reason, with its many historical and recreational sites, there is something for everyone.
  8. Denver, Colorado Denver is a city of nature. With its view of the Rocky Mountains and trails of all levels, it can be enjoyed by anyone. So, if you are looking for a break from city life, then a stay in Denver may be just what you need.
  9. Nashville, Tennessee Nashville is known as the City of Music – if you enjoy live shows, then Nashville is the place for you. Nashville has live shows every day at any time you can imagine.
  10. Los Angeles, California LA is one of the most iconic cities in the United States, and is widely known for its movie studios. If you visit LA, you might enjoy touring one of these famous studios, or visiting one of its many theme parks.