With the holidays long gone and summer a distant four months away. the travel experts at The GO Group, LLC. make these spring break suggestions that offer a respite from the winter doldrums.
Boasting some of the best beaches in the Caribbean, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, has emerged as one of the top spots for spring break. Activities include golfing, water sports and scuba diving off of nearby Sanoa Island. Many resorts, such as Puntacana Resort and Club, Cap Cana, Palma Real Villas offer all-inclusive deals for the budget-conscious traveler.
Cancun, Mexico is still a popular destination, with steady temperatures of 80 degrees, nightlife that caters to young singles and numerous resorts offering affordable, all-inclusive deals. CheapCaribbean.com offers many discounts and package deals, as low as $599 per person for five nights.
If you are looking for a modern island that still offers the rich history and charm of the past, go to Puerto Rico. It offers miles of white sand beaches, rain forests and mountains as well as hiking, scuba diving, water sports, shopping, eco-tours and nightlife. For a list of family friendly hotels, www.kayak.About.com.
If the beach isn’t your thing, head to Steamboat Springs for excellent skiing. Located in the Rocky Mountains of Northwest Colorado, Steamboat Springs offers a memorable outdoor vacation coupled with genuine western hospitality. Try something new with Red Runner Dog Sled Tours or a snowmobile tour. For a hotel, or to rent a condo, home or townhome atwww.steamboat-springs.com.
While best known for its raucous Mardi Gras, New Orleans hosts many other events found at www.nola.com/festivals, including Jazz Fest, April 29 – May 8. Visitors can wander around the French Quarter, enjoy the architecture, watch the street entertainers, and visit historic buildings. The Louisiana State Museum is in the French Quarter and the city is also home the National World War II Museum and the New Orleans Museum of Art. Listen to great music or go shopping at the Riverwalk and Canal Place, which has higher-end shopping and is within walking distance to the Aquarium of America’s and Harrah’s Casino.
Each of these destinations is served by a GO Group member.