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Spring Break 2017 Planner – Top Spots!

Can a Spring Break vacation be on your horizon? If so, explore top options!

Yes, it’s good to have a plan for sunny days ahead. Before you know it Spring Break 2017 will be here — or even the summer of ’17.  We’ve gathered links for top destinations (calculated by’s statistics). Come along and dream a little!

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
This beach town on the coastline known as Los Cabos is wildly popular for Spring Break.

The Sunshine State — without the excruciating price tag of Miami. Clearwater Beach (technically in Clearwater), is here and the area is great for families.

South Padre Island, Texas
Reach this island via Texas. It’s affordable and in the 70s by mid-March. Be warned: co-eds flock here and you can expect massive spring-break crowds.

Las Vegas
Elvis didn’t sing “Viva Las Vegas!” for nothing The 3-and-a-half-mile-long stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard is packed with more than 20 of the world’s largest casino-resorts and nearly 70,000 hotel rooms. Vegas pool parties kick up in March, drawing a jumbo spring break crowd.

New Orleans
This top spring break spot is in the 70s come spring and there’s always fun to be had. Enjoy river cruises, historic sights, and creole food galore.

Gorgeous beaches and a price tag to match, Miami gives you the high life of the Caribbean without your having to spring for those flights. It’s safe and clean and filled with nightlife, too.

Destin, FL
Not too far from Panama City, aka the “Spring Break Capital of the World,” we Tennesseans are well acquainted with Destin and for good reason. It’s the closest beach by car, there are loads of places to stay and plenty of family fun. The only problem we can see is that March may not be as warm as you’d like. But hey, at least you’re at the beach!

Los Angeles
L.A. definitely welcomes its share of visitors during spring break. Celebrity sightings in Hollywood? What about a visit to the original Disneyland? And you’re just a drive to the beach.


About the Author

Susan Swindell Day, Editor

Susan Swindell Day is the editor in chief of Nashville Parent and the mom of four amazing kids.