Best Spring Break Destinations for Families of All Types
With spring break quickly approaching, you’re probably looking to plan a fun vacation with your family. Whether you want to go away for the entire week or would prefer a shorter trip to a local destination, you’ll enjoy our roundup of some of the best spring break destinations for families.
Top Spring Break Destinations for Families
1. Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Offering a variety of family water parks and theme parks, Wisconsin Dells (referred to as the “Water Park Capital of the World”) is a great place to head for spring break for families. If your family loves water parks, you’ll want to plan to include Mt. Olympus Theme Park and Water Park Resort in your itinerary.
In addition to water park hotels, you’ll find campsites and lakeside cabins if your family prefers to spend more time outdoors enjoying nature.
2. Titusville, Florida
Titusville is located on Florida’s Space Coast and boasts a fabulous location near the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and some of the most pristine beaches along Canaveral National Seashore.
And if you want your spring break with the kids to include some water fun, you’ll find kayak tours along the Indian River Lagoon, including super cool nighttime tour experiences.
3. Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico offers plenty to do for families, from walking and biking trails in the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats to bird watching at the National Wildlife Refuge to exploring quaint shops and restaurants in Old San Juan.
4. Rancho de los Caballeros
Looking for a unique spring break idea? Check out Rancho de los Caballeros, an old-school dude ranch in Arizona.
There is so much fun for the whole family to enjoy here, including horseback riding (of course), swimming, hiking, golfing and more. There are children’s programs in the morning and evening, leaving parents with time to enjoy their favorite activities or just relaxing!
Other Great Spring Break Ideas for Families
For ways to spend spring break with your family that can be done in multiple locations, check out these ideas.
1. Guided Hiking Trip
Does your family enjoy camping and hiking? Why not schedule a trip with a company that organizes guided hiking vacations, such as Wildland Trekking. This company offers family trips to destinations in a variety of places, ranging from Colorado and Ecuador to Iceland and the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.
2. Family Cycling Vacation
Is your family into cycling? Then book a family cycling vacation via an outfitter such as Trek Travel or VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations. Each company offers a variety of guided bike tours, so you’re sure to find a perfect fit for your family.
3. Multi-Sport Family Adventure
Why pick just one activity when you can enjoy a variety? If this is the mantra of your family, you’ll love planning a trip with REI Adventures or Backroads. Both of these organizations offer curated biking, walking and multi-sport adventure itineraries catered to outdoor-loving families like you.
4. Family Scavenger Hunt
Love a good scavenger hunt? Then why not plan your spring break around one! Cluventure organizes custom scavenger hunt vacations, where you’ll enjoy solving puzzles and clues that lead your family to your vacation destinations.
However you choose to spend your spring break, the most important thing is the time spent with your loved ones. Whether you go near or far, go away for seven days or three, you’ll love creating wonderful memories that will last a lifetime!
For even more vacation inspiration, check out our must-visit bucket list destinations.