There’s Still Time To Book These Super Affordable Spring Break Destinations

There’s still time to book the ultimate spring break trip without draining your bank account!

With winter finally on its way out, it’s time to set your sights on spring. Namely, warmer weather and two important words: spring break. And if you haven’t planned your excursion yet and are jealous of all your friends hyping up their vacation, you’re in luck.

Thankfully, there are still plenty of options for you to book all while being budget friendly. Here are the top 10 ultimate spring break trips you can plan right now!

10. Grand Canyon National Park

Perfect for outdoorsy people who want to maximize their time in nature during their spring break. If you camp, you can spend next to nothing on accommodations, but even if you do book a hotel, it’s still incredibly affordable.

  • Average flight cost: $260
  • Average hotel cost: $168

9. San Diego

If you’re wanting to hit up the beach without spending a small fortune, San Diego is a fantastic west coast destination. There are miles of beaches, cute neighborhoods to explore (like Little Italy or Coronado Island), and a walkable city with plenty to do.

  • Average flight cost: $259
  • Average hotel cost: $217

8. Key Largo

For those of you who are trying to avoid the typical spring break destinations, Key Largo is your best bet. It’s only 60 miles south of Miami, and there’s plenty to do. From snorkeling to beautiful parks and beaches, you’ll get the spring break experience without all the tourists.

  • Average flight cost: $39
  • Average hotel cost: $230

7. Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is an affordable option for spring breakers due to the sheer amount of hotels available. There are 23 miles of beaches, but if you don’t mind getting a hotel off the beach, you’ll save even more money.

  • Average flight cost: $328
  • Average hotel cost: $163

6. Outer Banks

Getting a big group of people together for your spring break trip? Then hit up Outer Banks in North Carolina. The area is known for their fantastic vacation rental homes near the beaches at affordable prices.

  • Average flight cost: $141
  • Average hotel cost: $198

5. Playa del Carmen

40 miles south of Cancun is Playa del Carmen, studded with white sand beaches and a vibrant nightlife. It offers the perfect mix of beach laziness with nights out, making it a perfect (and wildly affordable) option for spring breakers.

  • Average flight cost: $171
  • Average hotel cost: $150

4. South Padre Island

South Padre Island is known for having a major spring break reputation. From parties with celebrities and DJs to warm weather on the beaches, there’s never a shortage of things to do at South Padre.

  • Average flight cost: $137
  • Average hotel cost: $360

3. New Orleans

Nightlife + incredible food culture = perfect spring break destination. New Orleans is also incredibly affordable when it comes to accommodations, especially if you don’t stay right in the French Quarter.

  • Average flight cost: $107
  • Average hotel cost: $132

2. Panama City Beach

PCB is the place to be for the quintessential spring break experience. 27 miles of white sugar sand beaches, volleyball, loads of college students, affordable rooms—what more could you want?

  • Average flight cost: $423
  • Average hotel cost: $283

1. Key West

If you’re willing to fly into Miami and drive to Key West (it’s cheaper than flying direct), you can easily spend your spring break there without spending a ton of money. Enjoy your time snorkeling or exploring the area (like the party-centric Duval Street).

  • Average flight cost: $300
  • Average hotel cost: $350

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