6 Cheap and Lit Spring Break Destinations

It’s that time of year again. For college students all over, Spring Break is calling our names. But if you aren’t insta-famous or sponsored by a sugar daddy, you’re probably looking to find ways to turn up with your girls on a budget. We’ve created a list of hot spots that won’t break your bank, check it out below.

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1. Punta Canta 

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Punta Cana is located in the Dominican Republic and besides the flight cost, it’s super affordable.

The weather is way more reliable than it’ll be in Florida, and there’s so much to do. You have your pick of water sports like scuba diving, ecological parks and reserves, carnivals, and great restaurants and bars.

Punta Canta has a lot of all-inclusive packages too, which is really cheaper in the long run, especially if you’re planning on drinking all day long.

2. Myrtle Beach

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This South Carolina beach town is known for being a hot Spring Break destination.

Unfortunately, they recently banned drinking on public beaches, but that means fewer annoying frat bros to deal with! When it comes to where you’re going to stay, there are beach houses and condos you can rent for reasonable prices, as well as resorts.

If you’re sick of the beach, there’s also an amusement parks, zip lining, water parks, and more. Sure, it’s kind of ratchet, but maybe there will be some cute Coastal Carolina boys around?

3. New Orleans 

A @NOLACityPark scene straight from a storybook. Photo: @strawberrychipss #followyournola

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NOLA is of course known for Mardi Gras, but it can also be a great place for a cheap and lit spring break spot.

The French Quarter is definitely the place to be for nightlife, parades, and restaurants. If you’re into cultural arts and bougie outings, you definitely can check out some of their plays and historical museums.

With New Orleans being rich in culture and southern hospitality, you’re guaranteed to have a good time.

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4. Toronto 

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Aside from being Drake’s hometown, Toronto can be a lit destination, albeit much colder than typical spring break spots.

Toronto isn’t too expensive, and if you’re up north like in New York or Detroit, it’s an easy 3-5 hour drive. In March and April there is so much to do, from local festivals, parades, expos, and not to mention the hot clubs in the inner city.

Hotels are pretty cheap during this time because there isn’t Caribana or OVO Fest, and there is always Airbnb.

5. Clearwater, Florida 

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Clearwater is a city in Florida’s Tampa Bay area known for gulf coast beaches and amazing weather.

The local beach is on a barrier island that’s about a 3-mile stretch surrounded by hotels and restaurants. This is definitely a place that will be more low-key than Miami, but if you have the right squad you’re going to be super lit regardless.

6. South Padre Island

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This Texas spot sits right at the tip of the Gulf of Mexico and has been rated by various sites as a must-see place for Spring Break.

From local events, shopping, the beach, and the nightlife, you’re def in for an unforgettable experience.

It’s a big spring break spot for southern schools, so they host lit concerts and other events during March and April. If you’re looking to get lit on a budget, this is your spot.

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