Make Plans for Spring Break Now

Lilly Brown

With spring break approaching, many of you are probably still trying to decide on fun and unique places to go. With all the different countries and tourist attractions in the world, these top ten are definitely worth visiting. They are sure to make you and your family or friends have an unforgettable spring break.  

Starting off strong at number one is Punta Cana. Punta Cana is known to be one of the best tourist attractions in the world because of its white sandy beaches and many other beautiful features. Here you can enjoy an adventurous hike on the countryside, ziplining through the jungle, horseback riding on the beach and many other awesome activities. 

Cancun is another top contender. It is best known for its crystal blue water as well as its gorgeous white sand beaches. Cancun is on the Yucatan Peninsula bordering the Caribbean Sea. It’s composed of two distinct areas: the more traditional downtown area which is El Centro and Zona Hotelera which has many nightclubs, high-rise hotels, shops and restaurants. The best time to visit is from December to April which is the peak season. Even though the crowds are a bit heavier, you’ll experience near perfect weather and find some of the cheapest flight and room rates. 

Cabo San Lucas is another great spring break choice. Here, you are sure to have a whole different spring break experience. Whether youre taking off from the marina for a boat cruise, swimming at Medano Beach or drinking virgin strawberry daiquiris at Mango Deck, Cabo is an amazing place to travel for spring break. It is located on the southern tip of Baja California Sur, El Arco De Cabo is one of the most notorious landmarks for this destination.  

Freeport, Bahamas is the main city on Grand Bahama, an island in northwest Bahamas off the Florida coast. It is best known for the oceanfront Lucaya district with beaches, resorts and shopping. Nearby is Deadmans Reef which is popular for snorkeling, and the surrounding offshore waters host many dive sites. Lucayan National Park is nearby as well and features extensive underwater caves, plus kayaking and nature trails. 

South Padre Island is located in the southern tip of Texas. It is the most popular US-based destination for Spring Break. South Padre Island brings in thousands and thousands of college and high school students every year. It has numerous restaurants and live events which makes for a Spring Break experience that you don’t want to miss! With some of the most popular DJs and performing artists scheduled every year, daily concerts are the heart and soul of this island. 

Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most popular spring break destinations due to its world class hotels, authentic Mexican feel, and amazing nightlife. It is one of the newest trending tourist destinations. El Malecon is an incredible boardwalk to experience the local cuisine, culture, and tourist experience of Puerto Vallarta.  

Playa Del Carmen is great if you’re looking for an affordable family friendly experience. It has amazing beaches and a quant downtown to make you have that home away from home feeling. It is a great place to bring people of all ages. It has a relaxing side during the day and offers a variety of nightlife where you can experience the nightclubs and party atmosphere. 

Jamaica is always a good option. Spend your days sailing around the harbor, spending time in the sun, and dancing to music all night long. From meeting new people, experiencing local cuisine and being the culture capital of the Caribbean, you’re bound to fall in love with the landscape, the people and the atmosphere of Jamaica. It has many beautiful waterfalls and white sandy beaches that are sure to make your time there worth spent.  

Miami is one of the most “party” attractions in not only the US but the world. Miami is the center of nightlife , upscale entertainment and great weather.  South Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Miami that includes nightclubs, bars, restaurants, etc. keeping the area full of life and vibrancy.  

Last but certainly not least is Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. This is another Spring Break destination that is great for friends and family. With an amazing boardwalk full of shops, bars, restaurants and people, you have everything you need to make the most out of your vacation. It has numerous hotel options, tons of nightlife and a huge Spring Break crowd that is sure to make you have an unforgettable Spring Break.