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Spring Break

Great Spring Weekend Getaways (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

We've planned easy weekend getaways from major U.S. cities to help you take advantage of the rising temperatures. Each itinerary includes suggestions for where to stay, eat, and play.

WATCH: Not Your Average College Spring Break

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.20.2014 | College

There are two weeks in the month of March that are usually known for copious amounts of sleeping, binge-drinking, and general debauchery. Of course, t...

Turns Out You CAN Take Spring Break In Your Mind

Posted 03.20.2014 | Travel

Today marks the official first day of spring, so naturally we're busy planning all the spring break trips that we're going to take... even if we're on...

How to Return to Teaching After Spring Break

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Education
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

Without fail at the end of every academic break, the panic begins, like a crocheted scarf wrapping slowly around my throat. The mild anxiety creeps ...

College Cancels Spring Break, Holds A Hawaiian Themed Party On Campus Instead

AP | Posted 03.19.2014 | College

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — When Northampton Community College canceled spring break to make up for excessive snow days, students decided to protest — b...

10 Places To Skip During Spring Break, And Where To Go Instead

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.18.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Some of the world's most gorgeous beach destinations are taken hostage by crowds of rowdy college students in the delightful ritual known as Spring Break.

Four Fantastic Ways to Make the Most of Spring Break

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 05.18.2014 | College
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

High achieving college students (and their parents) may be thinking more along the lines of how to use this time to get a leg up on spring semester. So what's a high achiever to do?

These Dilemmas Are Spring Breakers

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks and Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.18.2014 | Style

Ah, it's finally spring break, and you get to take a much-needed vacation from classes, the snow and more snow. Whether you're jetting off to Mexico o...

5 Alternative Spring Break Getaways | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel

Where else can you see Elton John perform, work on a cattle ranch, and investigate UFOs all in one weekend?

7 Amazingly Productive Things To Do Over Spring Break

Julia Schemmer | Posted 03.17.2014 | Teen
Julia Schemmer

While laziness and apathy are words commonly associated with teenagers, spring break provides an opportunity to make a difference in your own personal life, community and world. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Ten Ways to Soften Spring Break

Beverly Low | Posted 05.14.2014 | College
Beverly Low

Write a thank you note -- not a text or email message. Even if you're lounging poolside in Cancun, buy a postcard and show your gratitude to at least one person.

Civic Engagement is an Essential Element of a College Education

Bobby Fong | Posted 05.14.2014 | College
Bobby Fong

As college students mark spring break with fun in the sun, a group of Ursinus College students in the Bonner leaders program are building houses in ra...

Now That You're Too Old For Spring Break

HuffPost Comedy Editors | Posted 03.07.2014 | Comedy

Feeling down about being a little long in the tooth for Spring Break? Do you use phrases like "a little long in the tooth"? Don't worry, we're right t...

The Cheapest Places In The Caribbean Now

Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

Apparently we're not the only ones totally sick of this winter. TripAdvisor has examined the cheapest (and most expensive) destinations in the Car...

Top 10 March Travel Hot Spots For Americans

Cheapflights | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel

March is an exciting month. Winter starts to fade, St. Patrick's Day and Mardi Gras inject some fun and thoughts turn to travel, especially for those getting a break from school.

5 Last Minute Family Spring Break Vacations

Sally Black | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel
Sally Black

The glimpse of a robin atop a huge snow pile doesn't seem to hold the usual promise that warmer temperatures are close at hand.

Why a Bikini Matters During Mid-Terms

Susan Pace | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Susan Pace

Midterms? Oh please, go back to high school. It's spring break and the only thing my daughter is focused on is whether her online purchase of Victoria Secret bikinis will arrive on time.

How to Book Cheap Spring Break Airfare

Travelzoo | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel

After one of the coldest and snowiest seasons on record, it is starting to feel like this winter may never end! Escape from the chill, and get the best deal for your budget, using these quick tips on booking Spring Break fares.

Spring Break: Where Folks Are Flying and What They Are Paying | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel

New research from™ has identified the best and worst destinations for budget-conscious travelers still looking to purchase flights for the mid-term getaway.

5 Spring Break Beach Escapes for Families

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

'Tis the season when the kids are let out of school and looking to be entertained. Making it easy on moms and dads are these breezy-to-reach beach des...

The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...

Should Travelers Have A Dress Code? (POLL)

Kari Haugeto | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

It's getting to be that time of year. Temperatures are slowly rising -- and so are hemlines -- and a predictable conflict is, um, revealing itself a...

6 Ways to Save Money for Spring Break

Her Campus | Posted 04.14.2014 | College
Her Campus

Although it's only a month into the semester and your days of fun in the sun may seem far away, that glorious week off will come sooner than you expect. If you're planning on traveling during spring break this year, it's a good idea to plan ahead so that you have extra spending money.

Spring Break Through The Ages

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel

Most of us think of spring break as a chaotic and debaucherous era of sleazy white T-shirts, empty Corona bottles, and memories that get forgotten bef...

LOOK: Vintage Spring Break Photos

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 04.28.2013 | Fifty

Spring break has become a thing of the past for most of us (except for teachers and professors... lucky). And it seems that a few traditional spring b...