Planning a spring destination escape, whether for a week or just a few days is easy especially with tips on affordable destinations with cool weather. Here are 10 affordable spring to-go destinations for you to consider.
1. Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta offers more than just a coastal resort getaway. Vallarta features a small-town atmosphere and unique ocean fronts in Mexico. The wonderful choices offer you a breathtaking getaway experience. The hotels are designed to give you top notch elegance and efficiency.
The reason why people flood into this spot is because of what can be found within the town's boundaries. The breeze at the Banderas Bay and a hidden boutique in the Zona Romantica are stunning.
You can catch a sip a signature cocktail at a bar along the Malecón. If dancing is your game, be sure to enjoy salsa beat moves in a Havana-style nightclub.
2. Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Be quick now and tour this American paradise early before the summer crowds flood in.
This is America's most popular spot- national park, and fishing activities, hiking, and scenic drives like the six-mile Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. You will discover Dollywood with authentic Tennessee music, cuisines. Be sure to get an adrenalin rush with thrill rides such as the Wild Eagle and Mystery Mine, all along enjoying the incredible mountain views.
3. Ocho Rios, Jamaica
This spot has some of the nicest resorts in the Caribbean and it’s a perfect for a family reunion while giving everyone an opportunity to do what they love most. When you get to Ocho Rios, you can ride horses along the shallow blue waters of the sea, or swim with dolphins and sharks at Dolphin Cove.
With everything from a luxurious family vacation resort to shopping to adventure, Ocho Rios is the place to be in Jamaica.
4. New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans's French Quarter is the epitome of a great getaway for the warm spring weather. Grab Hot jazz with exceptional southern comfort cuisine here. Be sure to enjoy the trendy nightclubs, ivy-covered townhouses, and Creole cottages that make a backdrop like no other.
Ensure you catch up with the annual French Quarter Festival in April and explore the city's unique music scene with a free self-guided audio tour. Whether you are traveling solo or along with your family, you’ll find plenty of stylish and affordable lodging, such as the Westin New Orleans Canal Place.
The Bahamas is the ultimate for the home away from home experience. It's an affordable destination where you can often score deals on packages that combine airfare, lodging and activities. On arriving, enjoy sometime in the sun on the picturesque beaches. This is a fantastic getaway to consider for your spring break.
7. Washington, DC
This is a hub of exploration, from touring the Capitol building to the stunning galleries and exhibits of the Smithsonian Institution, from the National Archives to the Library of Congress.
Visit the Lincoln memorial and enjoy the spring air and cherry blossoms. To your list, add Jefferson Memorial, new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Surprisingly, and homey Adam's Inn.
A very large percent of the museums in Washington DC are completely free, making it the perfect place for the frugal traveler to visit.
8. Las Vegas, Nevada
Open yourself to the idea of traveling to this most popular destination for girl getaways, bachelor parties, and of course impromptu weddings.
Apart from the grand décor such as faux European landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and Venetian canals, Las Vegas offers a $2 billion airport and the Mob Museum among others.
9. Sanibel Island, Florida
The possibilities of what you can do on Sanibel Island is endless! If your idea of a spring vacation revolves around warm sand, subtropical breezes, and the luxury of staring, snoring, or reading, this island calls your name loud! When you check into the Tropical Winds Beachfront Motel and Cottages you will enjoy a private beach and an outdoor pool.
Sanibel is a home for travel enthusiasts where you take up your adventure to cycling the island's miles of trails; kayaking or canoeing its waterways; water-skiing; and fishing. Be sure to enjoy the golf course or tennis courts, if that’s what tickles you. You won’t want to miss a bowl of fish stew in one of the luxurious hotels like Sweet Melissa's Café.
10. Key West
Key West is a small beach town and an easy drive from Miami. Here, you can soak up culture at the museums and shop the boutique stores in Mallory Square among others. Additionally, this vacation spot is a host of budget-friendly hotels, that means you will have extra cash to enjoy the boat tours.
Whether you are taking a spring break to unwind or for a honeymoon with your newlywed, the above destinations are undoubtedly the best spots for your consideration. Be sure to enjoy any of their experience, and award yourself with a stunningly fantastic spring break.
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