Spring Break 2019 – Going Abroad or Staying in USA?
It is that time of the year again and you should start pinpointing your ideas for the upcoming Spring Break.
“Spring Break” appeared as a concept in the late 1950s and was seen as a rule-breaking idea of students who just wanted to go wild for a while. In the years preceding the decade, students would usually head back home with the first hours of their spring vacation, but things have changed.
I Want to Break Free!
Whether your plans include going wild like the youth in Harmony Korine’s 2012 comedy drama Spring Breakers, or you are looking for something more serene and peaceful, we are sure we can help you out find the ideal holiday destination.
Before we dig in deeper into the joyous part of the article, we need to tackle one dull matter. Going on a holiday can be quite an expense, especially if you are traveling a long distance from home. Regardless if you plan on driving there or prefer to fly, stay tuned. That is why we listed locations that match diverse levels of affordability above all. Not everyone can set aside the same amount of money for traveling, so rest assured you will spot a place or two that works for you.
What Happens on Spring Break, Stays on Spring Break
Traveling within the States is both a blessing and a curse. On the map, it all looks so close, but man do we need time to get there! Add jetlag to the mix and you’re all set. Luckily for you, we have a compilation of places that will be friendly to both your stomach and your bankroll.
South Padre Island, Texas
For those of you who are feeling the home-sweet-home syndrome this spring, we would recommend paying a visit to the gorgeous island on the coastal tip of Texas. Return flights are relatively cheap and are definitely worth the money. The region boasts beautiful, sandy beaches and crystal clear water, as well as the warmest weather from all of the destinations on the list. Since it is within the US, your insurance is covered, so you can enjoy the numerous concerts and festivals taking place in the area.
Las Vegas, Nevada
We are diving deeper now. Welcome to Sin City, where all of your wildest dreams come true. If you yearn to experience the luxury and glamour of modern life, Vegas is the place to go. Gambling is legal here and you can cash in big time playing a game of Roulette or Poker. Maybe slot machines are more of your thing? Provided that most hotels are typically affordable and they cater for stable Wi-Fi connection, you may try your luck with some of the best casinos to play online when you’re not partying with friends.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
The resort city and surrounding areas account for around 30 million American tourists every year, and it’s no surprise. The country shows off sunny, hot weather which is why it is so popular with students. Must-see places for couples include Lovers Beach, La Palmilla and Playa El Medano. If you are under 21, here’s a piece of good news for you –the legal age for drinking is 18, so we need not tell you anything else apart from to be responsible enough.
Are you feeling like flying overseas? London might be a perfect idea. The language won’t be a problem so you can truly unwind. On average, 15.5% Americans spend their spring vacation in England’s capital city. No wonder, the metropolis is home to a plethora of cultural institutions such as British Museum, the National Gallery, the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, as well as a great number of monuments and other landmarks.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Not in the mood for sightseeing? No problem, we have got your back. If you’re down to party on exotic beaches and magnificent resorts, head to the Dominican Republic. As both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea surrounding the Hispaniola Island where the country is located, you will have an excellent choice of shores to sunbathe on. Phenomenal weather is guaranteed as the average temperature all year long totals 80 °F.