Are you looking for the perfect family spring break destination to spend your spring break this year? You can slowly break away from those extra layers of clothing and get into some beachwear this family spring break. As for me, I wait throughout winter for spring to arrive so I can get my family to say goodbye to work and hello to a fun filled family spring break. Convincing your family is quite easy. All you have to do is give them a list of the best family spring break destinations and wait for them to pick out the destination. After some research, I found these destinations to be the top family spring break destinations for 2012. Check them out now so when the spring arrives, you can head out and enjoy the best family spring break destinations.
Best Family Spring Break Destinations
San Diego, USA
With a beach that expanse over 70 miles and perfect weather, there is always a lot to do here. Visit the La Jolla Cove to witness the most beautiful sunset ever. Make a trip to downtown San Diego to take in its history. Rent cycles for your family and take in the beauty of the many biking trails around the city. A trip to San Diego will obviously be incomplete without a visit to the SeaWorld. This is just a snapshot of things that you can do in the city for a family spring break.
Riviera Maya, Mexico
Mexico is known for its archaeological sites but the eastern coast of the country, that is cradled by the Caribbean is equally beautiful. The beaches that make up this area are collectively known as the Riviera Maya. If this is the place you are visiting for a family spring break, then there is a lot to do. Along the Mayan Riviera you have to swim at Tulum, which is the only archaeological site that is situated next to the sea. It is also home to one of the most beautiful theme parks in the country that is a must visit. Go snorkeling in the largest natural aquarium or just lounge at the beautiful beaches in Riviera Maya during this years family spring break.
Think Orlando and the first thing that leaps to my mind is the Walt Disney World Resort. Sure a trip to Orlando cannot be complete without the many theme parks that make it up but there is a lot more to do. It is an ideal place to go hiking in the Ocala National Forest, or you could just walk down Daytona beach for a leisurely stroll. You can also choose to pick your own berries at local farms or just go for a ride on your bicycles on the many trails that abound nearby. There is no shortage of things to do in Orlando, so get ready for a brilliant vacation for this years family spring break.
A list of best family spring break destinations cannot be complete without a mention of Oahu, Hawaii. Known as the Gathering Place, it has so many things to do that you will probably run out of time. If you are in Oahu for a family spring break, then do not miss the chance to attend a Luau (Hawaiian meal It may feature fish, wine and entertainment). There is no other way to truly experience this paradise island. Also soak in the history and culture by visiting some of the more historic buildings that make up the island’s heritage. If you are in Oahu for a family spring break, then you definitely cannot miss out on surfing, especially when you are in the surfing capital of the world. Treks and hikes are also integral to the Oahu experience for a great family spring break.
Cancun, Mexico enters this list without much of a fight, like always. Every year, Cancun finds a place in the lists of family spring break destinations. Cancun vacations don’t only offer you some great water sports but 12 miles of amazing coastline for blissful enjoyment and relaxation. Cancun also has an underwater museum called the Museo Subacuatico de Arte (MUSA), which you can check out with your family during your family spring break. The El Rey ruins are another spot that you shouldn’t miss here. Also home to other archaeological sights such as Chichen Itza and Tulum, this is one complete family spring break holiday destination. Cancun culinary and nightlife is something not to be missed as well.
British Virgin Islands, Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico
For a family spring break, nothing can be more soothing than a trip to the beach, which is why British Virgin islands rank high on the list of destinations that you should definitely visit. Made up of 50 islands, the island that should be first on your list is Tortola, which is home to botanical gardens, national parks and forest trails. One of the most popular beaches on the islands is the Cane Garden Bay. For the more adventurous amongst you, the islands have as many as 60 dive sites so that you can definitely admire the gorgeous sights underwater while on your family spring break.
This family spring break destination has always been known for the sheer fun it promises to deliver. So it’s no surprise that Bahamas features in the list of the best destinations for spring break vacations. There is always something to do and find. From plantations that can tell you stories that will stay with you for a lifetime to historic forts, casinos, and golf courses. There is something for everyone to indulge in. Of course you cannot talk about Bahamas without mentioning the beautiful waters that surround it, which makes it ideal for underwater family spring break activities like snorkeling.
So there you have it, a list of destinations to choose from for this years family spring break!