If your family is looking for last minute spring break plans, these top U.S. destinations have you covered! With both kid and parent-friendly offerings, these cities are sure to make your family’s spring break memorable and action-packed.
#1 San Diego, California
The sunny city offers limitless activities for families looking to do a little bit of everything for their spring break. With attractions like the renowned San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, LEGOLAND California and SeaWorld, this beachy community boasts an abundance of kid-centric offerings parents will also enjoy.
#2 Orlando, Florida
Orlando remains a go-to destination for families because it has yet to let us down when it comes to lively days filled with adventure and entertainment. Disney World is a mainstay when visiting Orlando, but there is also an assortment of other theme parks for older kids, like Universal Island of Adventure. And for animal lovers, Animal Kingdom, Gatorland, and SeaWorld offer exciting opportunities to get up close and personal with wildlife.
#3 Anchorage, Alaska
When travelers are planning their next vacation, Anchorage—and Alaska in general—tend to be overlooked. But the Last Frontier brings a new kind of excitement to the table for families who are looking for a unique spring getaway. From whale watching cruises to taking a ride on a dog sled, Anchorage offers a great variety of activity intertwined with nature.
#4 Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
With the Great Smoky Mountains as a backdrop, Pigeon Forge offers universal fun for all ages with its Appalachian-themed amusement park, Dollywood, which features rides and an adjoining water park and museum. Nature lovers can explore this quaint mountain town and then hike up Clingman’s Dome or picnic next to one of the many surrounding waterfalls.
#5 Santa Fe, New Mexico
If there’s one thing Santa Fe is known for it is its almost year-round sunny weather. The southwest destination is a prime place for exploring art as well as appreciating the diverse mix of Anglo, Hispanic and Native American cultures in the region. From the Museum of International Folk Art to the Santa Fe Children’s Museum, the city is an excellent destination for bringing together fun and learning.