Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List
Amsterdam in spring on a Croise Europe river cruise

Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List

Updated for 2020: Each year we join our colleagues at Family Travel Forum to recommend Spring Break getaways that are guaranteed to please, whether you’re planning a reunion of several generations, a wild time with a bunch of friends, or some “we” time with loved ones, we hope you’ll find this roundup of the top adventure, beach, resort, cruise, festival, city, historical and international short breaks a helpful starting point.

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Taking the Kids — to San Diego where kids are free all month!
Carlsbad, California, has launched a new Kidifornia tourism campaign offering special hotel deals and kids’ programs

Taking the Kids — to San Diego where kids are free all month!

Welcome to San Diego, considered California’s birthplace, and one of the most kid-friendly cities in America

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March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas
Barbara Dane, Vietnam Protest, 1964, to be featured in On the Road to the Summer of Love on view at the California Historical Society beginning May 12, 2017

March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas

Who says spring break is just for college kids? Certainly not the families impatiently waiting in line at Orlando theme parks, but at least it’s not as hot as in midsummer!

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Take the Kids to San Diego in October — they’re free!
Downtown USS Midway

Take the Kids to San Diego in October — they’re free!

There’s no better time to visit San Diego than October when kids are free all over town — from the zoo to harbor cruises, LEGOLAND California in nearby Carlsbad, nearly 40 museums, restaurants and activities from surf lessons to speedboat rides to golf and even fishing.

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Keeping your children safe around vacation pools and beaches

As many of us head off to warm climes and cruise ships on spring break, it’s especially important to be mindful of water safety, particularly if young kids are along for the trip.

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