Spring Break in the United States

By Viator, February 2013

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The sun, the sand, the surf, the fun! Spring break is the ultimate American vacation tradition, so no wonder some of the best spots to cut loose are located here.

San Diego - Spring break was meant to be spent in the sun, so if you're looking for sandy beaches, a laid back attitude, and plenty of fun, San Diego is the place to be! Grab some sun in La Jolla, take the kids to SeaWorld or the San Diego Zoo, and catch a wave on Mission Beach. Hang ten in one of the sunniest places in America!

Anaheim - With the kids out of school for spring break, get some quality family time in. The ultimate in family getaways, Anaheim has more to offer than just theme parks. While Disneyland and Universal Studios draw the big crowds, don't miss out on day trips to Catalina Island, whale watching from Newport Beach, and more! In case you haven't gotten enough roller coasters, Six Flags Magic Mountain, LEGOLAND and Knott's Berry Farm will keep the whole family entertained all day long. And if that's not enough, Los Angeles is a hop, skip, and a jump away. Get the best the O.C. has to offer!

Florida - Another haven for families and young people alike, Florida is rife with adventures, theme parks, and excitement! Though Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World are two of the biggest draws, there is plenty more to do in The Sunshine State. A stroll in Miami Beach, tours through the Everglades, and hanging out with manatees are just some of the perks of a Floridian vacation!

Hawaii - Take advantage of the more temperate weather in Hawaii during spring break and get outside! Among the most idyllic beaches and breathtaking landscapes in the world are those in Hawaii. Sweeping vistas, gorgeous sunsets, and active volcanoes make a trip to Hawaii memorable. Hike a volcano, dance at a luau at the Polynesian Cultural Center, go for a snorkel, and visit Pearl Harbor. Or you can just soak up the sun on one of Hawaii's numerous beaches, like on the North Shore, and work on your tan.

There is even more spring break fun awaiting visitors to Las Vegas, the party capital of the world. Austin is a popular spot for spring breakers who love BBQ and rock n' roll. Finally, Los Angeles has all the sunshine you need to put winter behind you.

Happy Spring Break!

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Skip the Line: Front of Line Pass at Universal Studios Hollywood

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 735 Reviews

Get the celebrity treatment with this all-access pass. It includes all-day admission to the park, one-time priority access to all rides, shows and ...  Read more

Location: Los Angeles, California
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $148.99

Universal Orlando Tickets

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Buy in advance and save! Universal Orlando® Resort lets you create the Ticket that's just right for you and your family. Buy as many days as you like, then add ...  Read more

Location: Orlando, Florida
Duration: Flexible

From USD $156.49

SeaWorld® San Diego

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 49 Reviews

Spend a full day exploring the awe-inspiring world of marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, where every encounter is a new adventure. Come face-to-face with ...  Read more

Location: San Diego, California
Duration: Flexible

From USD $88.99

The VIP Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood

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Location: Los Angeles, California
Duration: Flexible

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Miami Everglades Airboat Adventure with Biscayne Bay Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 183 Reviews

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Location: Miami, Florida
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $72.99

Swim with Manatees at Crystal River plus Everglades Airboat Adventure

4.5 star rating: Recommended 91 Reviews

On this tour from Orlando, take a narrated boat cruise on the Crystal River to snorkel and swim with manatees -- the gentle giants of the Florida Everglades. ...  Read more

Location: Orlando, Florida
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $118.99

Polynesian Cultural Center: Twilight Package

4.5 star rating: Recommended 51 Reviews

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Location: Laie, Oahu
Duration: Flexible

From USD $67.38

San Diego Zoo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 108 Reviews

With literally thousands of wild animals including many on the endangered species list, its no wonder that San Diego Zoo is world famous. With more than 4,000 ...  Read more

Location: San Diego, California
Duration: Flexible

From USD $48.00

Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach

4 star rating: Recommended 33 Reviews

Hop aboard a 65-foot (20-meter) whale-watching boat for a fantastic adventure off the Orange County coast! During your whale-watching cruise, learn fascinating ...  Read more

Location: Newport Beach, California
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $23.99

Knott's Berry Farm General Admission Ticket

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 38 Reviews

Get ready for world-class fun at Knott's Berry Farm. When it comes to adrenaline-pumping thrill rides and wild adventures for the whole family, there's no ...  Read more

Location: Anaheim - Buena Park, California
Duration: Flexible

From USD $43.99

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