Florida Spring Break Vacation

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Planning Your Ideal Florida Spring Break Vacation

Of all the states, Florida is probably the one most often associated with spring break vacations. You may be in search of the waves and wide sand beaches of the Atlantic Coast, or prefer the calmer and warmer waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Either way, there is a vacation destination in Florida that will meet all of your wants and needs.

Spring Break in Florida: Top Accommodations

Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Miramar Beach, Walton County, Florida
from $146
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3.3
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Miramar Beach, Walton County, Florida
from $108
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4.4
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Okaloosa Island, Okaloosa County, Florida
from $208
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hutchinson Island, St. Lucie County, Florida
from $122
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida
from $85
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests
Santa Rosa Beach, Walton County, Florida
from $120
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4.9
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Fort McCoy, Marion County, Florida
from $162
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4.9
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida
from $117
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5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida
from $85
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Best Beaches in Florida for Spring Break

Florida beaches have been the iconic destination for college spring breakers looking to blow off some steam for more than half a century. All-day parties, the hottest nightclubs, and entertainment from the country's most famous musical acts attract hundreds of thousands of students and vacationers alike to Florida's shores every year.

  • 1. Panama City Beach

    During spring break Panama City shakes up the Gulf Coast with a full-on, 24/7 party. The Beach Bash, with nationally acclaimed musical acts, is held here throughout the month of March and has been voted the best beach party in the U.S. by Rolling Stone Magazine.

  • 2. Daytona Beach

    With 23 miles of sandy beach and hundreds of nightclubs, Daytona is known as the original Florida spring break party destination. The city even provides free double-decker bus transportation to and from all of the hottest bars and nightclubs - what more could you ask for?

  • 3. Fort Lauderdale

    A spring break staple, college students have been flocking to this stunning Atlantic Coast beach for over 60 years. The Elbo Room, a lounge and nightclub made famous by the 1960 spring break film, "Where The Boys Are," remains a popular attraction.

Best Places to Stay for Spring Break in Florida

House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Southchase, Orange County, Florida
from $32
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Miramar Beach, Walton County, Florida
from $104
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3.6
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
St. Armands, Sarasota, Florida
from $282
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5.0
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Florida's Most Relaxing Spring Break Destinations

Not everyone hoping to enjoy a Florida spring break vacation is looking to party all of the time. If your idea of unwinding involves tranquil beaches, shell hunting, and spa treatments, you will find that as well.

  • 1. Key West

    Most notable as having been the retreat for world-renowned American author Ernest Hemingway, Key West offers serene beaches like the one at Fort Zachary Taylor, and relaxing activities like sunset cruises and dolphin tours.

  • 2. Miami Beach

    Probably Florida's most famous beach, Miami Beach provides a perfect blend of culture and laid-back charm. You will find everything that you need for luxurious relaxation, from the Russian and Turkish spas to yoga retreats and wellness centers. The culinary scene in Miami Beach is continually evolving and visitors will find all manner of international eateries, fine dining restaurants, and casual options too.

  • 3. Sanibel Island

    Enjoy the stunning sights of this cozy island by bicycle, stroll along the miles of sandy beaches in one of the world's premier shell hunting destinations, and explore the sea life while scuba diving along the nearby wrecks and artificial reefs.

Recommended Accommodations for Spring Break in Florida

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida
from $100
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests
Santa Rosa Beach, Walton County, Florida
from $105
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4.8
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Inlet Beach Heights, Sunnyside, Florida
from $149
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4.6
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Top Family Spring Break Destinations in Florida

When it comes to family spring break options, Florida certainly doesn't disappoint. From the exhilarating rides of Orlando's theme parks to fun family events, there's plenty for kids and adults alike to get excited about.

  • 1. Destin

    Gorgeous emerald green waters crash against the white sand beaches of this magnificent Gulf Coast community. Family fun abounds as you are wowed at the Maximum Magic Dinner Theater at Fudpucker's Okaloosa Island, join one of the many dolphin excursions, or head out to the deep seas for a family fishing adventure.

  • 2. Miami

    The cultural melting-pot of Miami offers many attractions for kids and adults alike. Biscayne National Park hosts an interactive Family Fun Fest every second Sunday from January through May to educate visitors, in a fun way, about the waters and reefs off the Miami coast. A visit to the Coconut Grove neighborhood, meanwhile, will delight all ages with entertainment, kid-friendly dining and lots of shopping.

  • 3. Orlando

    The action and attractions are non-stop in Orlando, the theme park capital of the world and top family spring break vacation destination. Explore Disney, Epcot, Universal, SeaWorld, and more. Nearby Kissimmee is a fantastic home base from which to explore all that this area has to offer.

Top Offers for Spring Break in Florida

Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Panama City, Bay County, Florida
from $155
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4.0
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House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Longboat Key, Manatee County, Florida
from $148
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida
from $96
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