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A Recess From the Routine

Come March or April, just about everyone is ready for a little vacation, whether it be hard-partying college students or families with school-age kids. Unwind on a tropical beach, live it up in Vegas, embrace the lingering cold at a ski resort, or keep the learning going by exploring a historical city.

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Wet Republic at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas
Las Vegas

Las Vegas

The Las Vegas scene may not be tropical, but it's certainly college. During Spring Break, every day is a good day to party poolside at the MGM Grand's newly renovated Wet Republic. 960 1280

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Bahamas

Bahamas

White sands, crystal-clear water and nonstop entertainment provided by mega-resorts like Atlantis make the Bahamas a must. 960 1280

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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic is overflowing with pristine beaches, all-inclusive accommodations and bustling nightlife to keep the party going all week long. 960 1280

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Miami

Miami

LMFAO's "I'm in Miami Trick" could be your spring break soundtrack in South Beach. Plus, the posh nightlife and pricey drinks are more than made up for by the hot spot's accessibility. 960 1280

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Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta

For those craving a Mexican getaway on a budget, Puerto Vallarta's bars, beach parties and hidden coves are your best bet. 960 1280

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Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach

While spring break in Daytona Beach may seem dated, its bikini contests, cheap rooms and miles of beaches you can drive on make it the classic road trip destination. 960 1280

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South Padre Island

South Padre Island

South Padre Island, TX, usually attracts families, but during the month of March its party scene is better suited for coeds and Girls Gone Wild. 960 1280

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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach

In years past, Panama City Beach, FL, has called on celebs such as the Jersey Shore cast, Sean Kingston and Kenny Chesney to lend their party scene some cred. 960 1280

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Jamaica

Jamaica

Negril, Jamaica, is known for its laid-back party vibe where you can enjoy water activities (and drinks) day and night. 960 1280

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Cancun

Cancun

Tequila shots, wild dance parties and wet T-shirt contests may be cliché, but they still make Cancun the perennial favorite spring break party. 960 1280

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Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas

Spring break in Cabo San Lucas will set you back a pretty penny, but the Mexican resort town is party central for West Coasters. 960 1280

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Acapulco

Acapulco

Acapulco's all-inclusive resorts, cliff divers and party scene attract students every spring break. 960 1280

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New York City

New York City

It's not a tropical hot spot, but the world-famous nightlife made NYC one of the top spring-break destinations for our Facebook fans. 960 1280

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Because what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, it's a natural hot spot for spring breakers. 960 1280

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Australia

Australia

While a flight to Australia can be 14+ hours from the US, a lucky few said it was their best break ever. 960 1280

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Spain

Spain

Spain was the go-to spring-break spot for those who ventured to Europe. 960 1280

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

A trip south of the border is a spring-break standard, and lots of Travel Channel fans picked Puerto Vallarta. 960 1280

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Puerto Vallarta Resorts

Puerto Vallarta Resorts

Puerto Vallarta's resorts make it the second-most visited city in Mexico. 960 1280

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Paradise Island, Bahamas

Paradise Island, Bahamas

Even more popular with spring breakers is Paradise Island in the Bahamas thanks to the Atlantis Resort. 960 1280

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Atlantis Resort

Atlantis Resort

The abundance of snorkeling, jet-skiing and scuba-diving, means there's something for everyone in the family. If parents need some alone time the Atlantis Kids Adventures program will keep them entertained at an extravagant tea party before they hit the waterslides. 960 1280

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Cancun, Mexico

Cancun, Mexico

Cancun is best-known as a popular spring break party spot and haven for college kids living it up at one of the many all-inclusive resorts. 960 1280

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Cancun Resorts

Cancun Resorts

Cancun is a spring break classic, and the miles of beaches and luxury accommodations please both revelers and relaxing families. 960 1280

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Miami

Miami

Because it's in the US, but still boasts nearly tropical weather, Miami is a popluar spot for spring breakers in March and April. 960 1280

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South Beach's Nightlife

South Beach's Nightlife

Fans said they prefer South Beach, where you can enjoy music, martinis and the best of Miami's nightlife for spring break. 960 1280

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Daytona Beach, Florida

Daytona Beach, Florida

The second-most popular destination is none other than Daytona Beach, an old-school spring-break hot spot that's been hosting rowdy college students for generations. 960 1280

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Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida

And the No. 1 destination according to our Facebook fans? The southernmost city in the US: Key West, FL. 960 1280

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Key West's Nightlife

Key West's Nightlife

Our fans love Key West's legendary bars, live music and ice-cold drinks, and you can too. Check out our recommendations for Key West's Best Bars for the perfect bar crawl experience. 960 1280

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