Panama City Beach, FL – Two Florida cities have ranked in the Top 10 destinations for Spring Breakers.
After being cooped up for two years, Americans are itching to travel this Spring Break, with flight searches up 40% compared to last year.
Families are looking for the perfect Spring Break destination, and international trips to Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe are once again on the table.
To help narrow down the options, Family Destinations Guide has put together a list of the best family-friendly Spring Break destinations.
Panama City Beach, Florida, is a popular family vacation destination, with more than a dozen beaches to enjoy on the Gulf of Mexico. Take a ride on the SkyWheel at Pier Park for a spectacular view of the Emerald Coast or visit Shell Park to spot dolphins, bald eagles, and alligators.
Dominica, in the Caribbean, is a great family choice for a beach vacation with a range of activities. The island is full of English speakers and has rainforests around the Indian River, waterfalls, rafting, and hiking trails.
Wisconsin Dells in Wisconsin is the water park capital of the world and a great family-friendly getaway in the Midwest. There are plenty of water activities, including jetskiing, boat rentals, hiking, biking, and scenic drives.
Indianapolis, Indiana, is home to the largest children’s museum in the world, with exhibits on dinosaurs, weather, outer space, and more. The city also has one of the largest convention centers in the world and a train-themed hotel.
Mayakoba is a gated community in Mexico, just 45 minutes south of Cancun International Airport, often referred to as the “Venice of the Caribbean” due to its canals, freshwater lagoons, and beautiful beaches. Consider staying at the luxurious Rosewood Mayakoba near downtown Playa Del Carmen, named the best hotel in Mexico by U.S. News & World Report.
Grand Cayman in the Caribbean is another location with great beaches for children, and it’s an excellent place for a glass-bottom boat tour. Visit the Stingray City Sandbar to snorkel with friendly local water creatures. Seven Mile Beach is also a great place for lovers of white sand and blue waters.
Ogden, Utah, is a great destination for winter sports enthusiasts with skiing programs for children, hiking, and mountain biking. There are also plenty of shopping, dining, and nightlife options, as well as art at the local community theatre.
Titusville, Florida, is just a few miles from the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Florida’s Space Coast has some of the most beautiful beaches along the Canaveral National Seashore. The nearby lagoon is a great option for the whole family, with kids keeping a lookout for manatees and dolphins while parents enjoy relaxed paddling in the water.
Puerto Rico, a U.S. protectorate, offers many exciting adventures, including bike trails in the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats and bird watching at the National Wildlife Refuge. San Juan and Castillo San Felipe del Morro have a rich history, and the culture and cuisine are not to be missed. In conclusion, whether you’re looking to splurge on an exotic beach locale or stay closer to home with a more budget-friendly trip, there’s something for everyone this Spring Break.
These family-friendly destinations offer a range of activities, from beach vacations to winter sports, making it easy to create lasting memories with your loved ones.