What comes to mind when you think about spring break? We think of beaches, hiking, and a midseason getaway that will finally get you out of town for a hearty dose of vitamin D!
Spring is the perfect time to travel and avoid the summer rush... and the hefty prices that come with it. A fantastic spring break getaway can help you cure the winter blues, without breaking the bank.
We rounded up eight destinations that won’t empty your wallet.
*Note: To avoid unpleasant surprises upon arrival, make sure to read up on each destination's COVID testing and quarantine regulations if required.
New Orleans is famed for its European-style architecture, delectable Creole cuisine, and upbeat atmosphere. Music serves as its backbone: jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll, and Zydeco sounds may be heard in every city crevice. Mardi Gras, an extravagant festival with Carnival elements such as masks, music, floats, and merriment, is the major motivation for many visitors. Browse the New Orleans Museum of Art, which offers free admission on some days of the week, for a pleasant daytime pastime.
For a fully planned itinerary, check out our New Orleans trip
Denver, Colorado is a city for adventurers, located at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Hiking, rafting, and skiing are just a few of the outdoor activities thrill-seekers will find to quench their adrenaline thirst. Spring is an off-peak time for tourism in Denver, which is great news for spring breakers because prices for accommodation will generally be lower.
If Rocky Mountain National Park (just 90 minutes from the Denver International Airport) is on your list, check out our Rocky Mountain National Park Adventure for a no-stress, pre-planned getaway.
Bend is the place to be in Oregon, located on the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains in the Deschutes River Valley. Bend has often been dubbed the “outdoor playground of the West” - and with good reason! With spectacular hiking trails just minutes away, the Deschutes River running right through town,, and lava tubes standing in the shadow of the Cascade Mountains, Bend lives up to its high adventure reputation
Explore all the fun activities Bend, Oregon has to offer by checking out our 5-day Bend Oregon adventure!
Leavenworth is a Bavarian-themed village in the Cascades that’ll make you feel like you’ve been transported to Germany.
With the nearby Stevens Pass Mountain Resort and Wenatchee River, there are endless opportunities to go hiking, resort skiing, backcountry alpine skiing, and even rock climbing. If you are planning to take a trip to one of Washington’s most iconic towns head over to our Leavenworth Adventure that will guarantee you an unforgettable spring break.
The number of things to do around Moab are boundless and intriguing for all ages. If you are just passing through and have limited time, take advantage of some of the incredible sightseeing opportunities.
Moab is great for people who like hiking, biking, camping, water sports, ATVs - the list goes on! As long as you're into thrills, you won't be disappointed after a visit to Moab.
The scenery in this part of Utah is beyond imagination, with canyons, arches, the Colorado River, and slickrock dominating the landscape.
There are endless and intriguing things to do in and around Moab for people of all ages.
Want to enjoy the experience at your own pace? Check out this self guided trip to Arches, Canyonlands, and Moab!
Sedona is known for its impressive red rock formations. Sculpted cliffs, exotic formations, and sudden towers of stone create a skyline that exists nowhere else.
There are nearly two million acres of national forest and four wilderness areas surrounding the town of Sedona, so there are plenty of opportunities for adventure. Hikers and mountain bikers will feel like a kid in a candy store exploring the network of trails, which spans over 300 miles.
If you’re planning for a weekend adventure in Sedona, we have a personalized itinerary waiting for you!. Check out our Sedona Weekend Adventure.
Death Valley National Park is one of extreme conditions, and views to match!.
This park holds two of the world's hottest temperatures ever recorded, and its lowest point is 282 feet below sea level — just 150 miles from Mt. Whitney, the highest point in the Lower 48. If you like the idea of exploring sand dunes, hiking through canyons, and climbing down into an extinct volcano, Death Valley is the right national park for you.
Adventure in Death Valley at your own pace by checking out our Death Valley National Park Getaway.
Two of America's most popular national parks are Zion and Bryce Canyon.Both feature spectacular red rock scenery but each has its own unique geology and vastly different vegetation.
In Zion National Park you will have the opposite perspective than most canyon parks, as you are in the bottom of the canyon valley looking up at the surrounding grandeur. Bryce Canyon National Park is famed for its unique towering 'hoodoos', making the experience feel otherworldly.
Explore these awesome places' best viewpoints and hikes, as well as have the opportunity to go canyoneering, 4x4 off-roading, horseback riding, and more with our Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks 5 Day Adventure
Lake Powell is in northern Arizona and runs into southern Utah. It is one of the most popular recreation destinations in the country, with nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, endless sunshine, warm water, and some of the most spectacular scenery in the west. visitors will find a range of activities from hiking, camping, houseboating, and fishing with the backdrop of stunning natural rock formations.If you’re wondering what else to do in Lake Powell, check out our Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and Lake Powell self guided trip!
Looking for more travel ideas? We offer a variety of self-guided adventures like our North Cascades Overnight Adventure, and Mt. Baker Self-Guided Hiking Trip. Breathe in the fresh air and enjoy all nature has to offer with the getaway you deserve.
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