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The 10 Best Spring Break Destinations For 2018

It's that time of year again: Americans are heading to sun-soaked beaches and infamous party spots for Spring break vacations. Breaking up the long stretch between Winter and Summer is a must. Whether it's local beaches in the US or trending Caribbean islands, it's never too early to start planning your Spring break getaway.

1. Miami

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Miami, specifically South Beach, remains a popular destination for Spring break. It's admired for its chic sidewalk cafes, trendy restaurants, and nonstop partying. The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne is just minutes from the city's cosmopolitan center with infinity ocean views and lush gardens, making it the perfect spot to stay during Spring break.

2. Nashville

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Nashville, the country music capital of the world, is ideal for a Spring break road trip. When visiting one of the South's most vibrant cities, travelers can listen to live music, indulge in the city's delicious restaurants, and stay at the brand-new Fairlane Hotel.

3. Cabo San Lucas

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is the perfect tropical getaway for adventure seekers. Travel to The Resort at Pedregal for the Spring break of a lifetime on the southernmost tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula, where guests can swim with whale sharks, snorkel with sea lions, and explore a volcanic island.

4. Turks and Caicos

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The group of islands is known for its fresh seafood, natural beauty, and easy accessibility with direct flights, making it the perfect trip for a quick Spring break getaway. The luxury Palms Turks and Caicos is ideal for travelers looking for an active vacation.

5. Monterey

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For fewer crowds and more adventure, Monterey is one of the best locations to visit in California for Spring break. With world-renowned wine, a to-die-for local restaurant scene, and amazing beaches, Monterey is a great destination to kick back.

6. New Orleans

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For fun city vibes this Spring break, travelers should head to New Orleans. Kick off your evening at the clubs on Frenchmen Street, just walking distance from Bourbon Street. Whether it's partying on Bourbon or tasting decadent French pastries, there's something for everyone in New Orleans.


7. San Diego

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Spring is one of the best times to visit San Diego. The city is filled with outdoor activities, beautiful beaches, great restaurants, and vibrant nightlife. Omni San Diego Hotel is offering travelers 20 percent off for the Spring season, putting guests close to the city's most popular tourist sites and attractions.

8. Phoenix

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For travelers seeking a more relaxed getaway for Spring break, Phoenix, AZ, is their best bet. This destination boasts some of the world's best spa resorts and fitness trails. If you're craving much-needed pampering, Phoenix should be your Spring break getaway.

9. Las Vegas

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Every year, more and more young travelers are heading to Vegas and skipping the typical beach spots. If done right, Las Vegas can be enjoyed on a budget. For groups that want to hit up all of the nightclubs, this Ultimate VIP Clubhopper Package offers access to the city's best pool parties, lounges, and bars.

10. Honolulu

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While the airfare might be more expensive than other destinations, there are tons of cheap things to do once in Honolulu. Whether it's just enjoying the beach, hiking volcanoes, or surfing, you can't go wrong with a visit to this gorgeous destination. There are also a ton of Spring festivals happening, such as the Hawaii Invitational International Music Festival and the Honolulu Festival.

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