Spring Break is just around the corner, and where are you planning on sunning yourself? Options abound in The South, and the only problem you’ll have is choosing which trip to book.
Best Spring Break Destinations in The South:
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Though most won’t think it quite warm enough swim in the sea during Spring Break, there are plenty of options for golfers and shoppers. Don’t miss Broadway At The Beach and Barefoot Landing for indoor entertainment, and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade for a retro good time.
If you are landlocked during your time off, pretend you are snorkeling at the Tennessee Aquarium, one of the best aquariums in the country. Make sure to visit Ruby Falls at Lookout Mountain, and while you’re at it, See Rock City. Duck tours offered on the Tennessee River are a fun way to see the city and absorb a little history.
Historic and contemporary activities abound in the capital of Georgia. Try visits to the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and Centennial Olympic Park, and if you are feeling like you may give a damn, head over to the Margaret Mitchell House & Museum. Stone Mountain Park is a day trip in itself where Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis ride in perpetual quartz.
Siesta Key, Florida
Avoid the vacation crowds at Disney World by visiting Siesta Key instead. White, powdery beaches and tranquil blue water make it a favorite of all age groups. Affordable dining and lodging options make it an even sweeter getaway.
New Orleans, Lousiana
Get your voodoo curses and cemetery tours on before you visit the Bourbon Street watering holes. Stifle the urge to lift up your shirt for some leftover Mardi Gras beads. You can buy those in bulk online for a lot less than the cost of your dignity if you really want some. Don’t forget to have some coffee and beignets and take a streetcar tour.
Key West, Florida
In a place where chickens run in the street and cats with extra thumbs are the norm, one can also expect excellent food, drinks, and entertainment. A daily Sunset Celebration in Mallory Square where tightrope walkers, fire jugglers, and people who regularly balance household appliances on their chins are featured in a weird street performer circus is a must see after a day of kayaking and fishing in the crystal waters.
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