08/26/2011 04:34 pm ET Updated Oct 19, 2011

Back To School: 10 Awesome Fall Break Destinations

It's back to school time and college students know what that means: time to start planning for fall break. Though not as legendary as its spring counterpart, fall break is still an excuse to get the heck out of Dodge for a few days and leave the books behind. With tons of options, deciding on a destination can get a bit overwhelming, especially when all your buddies have different places in mind.

To aid in the selection process, we've narrowed down the field a bit with spots for every break type, from Miami to Tahoe. With awesome destinations such as these, you'll never feel obliged to go home for fall break ever again. Just be sure to throw mom and dad a text every now and then.

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Awesome Fall Breaks