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From Montego Bay To Scottsdale: The Top Spring Break Destinations For 2022
Spring is right around the corner and college students, parents, and teachers are all in hot pursuit of the perfect spring break destinations to visit this season. With spring break advertisements popping up every time you hop on social media, we’ve curated a list of some top places to visit this spring.
Whether you’re searching for the perfect place to take the kids or looking for the ideal destination to party the night away with your friends, there’s a little something for everyone on our list of top spring break destinations for 2022.
A rite of passage spring break destination, Cancun has always been a favorite when it comes to taking a break from the monotony of work or school to have some fun. Whether you’re seeking to relax on the beach or beach bar hop with friends, Cancun is the perfect place for fun and relaxation.
Some favorites when visiting the spring break destination include snorkeling, visiting the Mayan Ruins, and taking a water cruise off the coast of Cozumel.
2. San Antonio, TX
If you’re looking for a great spring break destination within the US, San Antonio, TX is a great choice for both students and families to enjoy.
Venture to Alamo City and explore all that city has to offer from its state-of-the-art aquarium, Bowlero, and a plethora of cultural attractions to visit. San Antonio also offers a variety of explorer passes that bundle multiple attractions passes into one.
3. Cabo San Lucas
Another favorite foreign getaway for students, Cabo San Lucas is the desert destination of your dreams. If you’re looking for more partying over relaxation, this is the place for you, with hundreds of exclusive clubs and nightlife opportunities at every turn.
They even have nightlife pre-game parties so you can kick off your turn-up early. Most resorts and hotels are only a cab ride away from the bars and clubs, so it’s easy to access partying in Cabo.
4. Panama City Beach
Considered the “Spring Break Capital of the World” Panama City Beach, FL is the perfect place for students looking to let loose and be free this March.
With over 27 miles of sandy beach shores, PCB has vacation opportunities available for students on any budget. With some of the largest beach clubs in the country, PCB offers a slew of fun activities including sand volleyball competitions, jet skiing, and parasailing.
5. Galveston, TX
An island-city off the coast of southeast Texas, Galveston is a great destination for both families and students. With fun sandcastle building competitions, white sand volleyball courts, and coastal fishing, Galveston is a wholesome location to visit and relax this spring break season.
6. Punta Cana
If you’re looking for an easy-going, easy-to-plan spring break getaway, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic is an awesome place to visit this March.
One of the fastest growing places in the Caribbean, Punta Cana has over 21 miles of white and coral sand beaches and is littered with all-inclusive resorts for you to choose from. They also have a ton of day tours and party boat cruises to keep you busy.
7. Playa del Carmen
Drive just 40 minutes from the Cancun airport, and you’ll find yourself in another favorite spring break destination, Playa del Carmen!
One of the fastest-growing cities in Latin America, Playa del Carmen may soon take over as Mexico’s most popular destination with its impressive downtown area, central location for bars and clubs, and budget efficient attractions. Playa del Carmen is also a hotspot for European travelers, so you’re likely to meet a diverse group of other travelers while on your vacation.
It’s no secret that South Beach is ground zero for college students looking to party for spring break. That fact holds true this year as well, with students across the globe flocking to the hotspot to let loose.
From pubs and cocktail lounges to rooftop pool parties, Miami offers a little bit of everything for every type of party goer. Most clubs stay open until 5 am, so you can party the night away and creep back to your hotel room in the morning to get some rest before the party begins again.
9. Montego Bay, Jamaica
One of the best destinations in the Caribbean, Montego Bay has always been a favorite with its white shores, friendly locals, and exquisite resort culture.
With three main beaches all along the same strip, Montego Bay has an assortment of attractions, shops, restaurants, and clubs to keep you occupied as you explore and relax. Be sure to visit Jimmy’s Buffet Margaritaville and, if you’re brave enough, take a ride on their 3-story water slide that slides right into the Caribbean ocean.
10. Scottsdale, AZ
From kayaking and rafting to scenic wildflower tours, Scottsdale, AZ is an excellent choice for a family-friendly spring break getaway.
A prime spot for water sports, Scottsdale is an inviting and fun town to visit if you want to have an attraction-filled vacation on a budget.
They have an amazing aquarium and one of the largest non-profit zoos in the country. Scottsdale also hosts multiple MLB teams each March at Old Town’s Scottsdale Stadium, where you can watch some of your favorite teams prepare for the upcoming baseball season.