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 — making the most of it when spring break weather isn’t what you expect
Park City, Utah has two ski lodges and is also home of the Sundance Film Festival

Taking the Kids — making the most of it when spring break weather isn’t what you expect

The truth is we are all so busy at home that there’s something to be said for some unscheduled time, no matter what the weather

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Taking the Kids — on spring break 2019
Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C. (Courtesy of Washington.org)

Taking the Kids — on spring break 2019

Whether you have just a long weekend — perhaps tacked onto a business trip — or a week, whatever your budget, there is no better time to get away than during the kids’ spring break

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Taking the Kids — on spring break, without busting the budget
Collecting autographs during Spring Training at Scottsdale Stadium

Taking the Kids — on spring break, without busting the budget

It’s not too late to book a spring break, whether for a week or a long weekend. If you plan smart, you might snare a deal. The Taking the Kids 2018 Very Best Spring Break Ideas can help.

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Taking the Kids — and channeling your inner-Olympian
Ski Interactive at History Colorado

Taking the Kids — and channeling your inner-Olympian

Why not take a trip to the snow where everyone can indulge their Olympic fantasies and dreams? If you have a spring break coming up or a long weekend, consider some fun in the snow

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A Trip to Cubs Spring Training with my Dad
My dad is still skeptical of this selfie deal

A Trip to Cubs Spring Training with my Dad

I convinced my dad to join me this spring in Arizona for spring training. As coincidence would have it, two of his very best friends from his college years at The University of Texas were also planning a trip.

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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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Zika virus and spring break: how to keep safe
A mosquito from the genus Aedes, which can carry Zika virus

Zika virus and spring break: how to keep safe

A lot of families are concerned about spring break plans as the Zika virus continues to spread through the Caribbean and Mexico -- popular spring break destinations for families, as well as their college students.

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10 ways to save money on spring break
In Orlando, with Mickey Mouse and the Atlanta Braves

10 ways to save money on spring break

on vacation, free is great — a lot better than paying for meals the kids don’t eat, theme park tickets when they’d rather play in the hotel pool or museum entry fees when they are ready to leave in less than an hour.

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