Spring is a joyous time. Lands cast off winter’s shadow and a remarkable flowering begins. In North America, spring heralds a curious annual migration. College students flock in large numbers from campuses across the cold north to more southerly latitudes. Buoyed by copious amounts of sunshine and (more often than not) alcohol, they shed their outer garments. Clad only in scant attire, they congregate in large numbers on beaches and in resorts. For roughly two weeks typically in mid- to late-March, the spectacle that is Spring Break unfolds in cities and towns from Cancun to Myrtle Beach. If you’re wondering how best to observe the varying levels of debauchery for yourself, we’ve put together this handy travel guide profiling 20 popular Spring Break destinations. Alongside perennial favorites we throw in several places you might not expect. We think you’ll enjoy this look at the top Spring Break destinations for 2020.
The open road captivates the American psyche like few other things. Legends of loaners striking out for greener pastures fill countless pages. From Jack Kerouac to Alexis de Tocqueville, Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, road trips are a quintessential bit of Americana. We look forward to the day we can once again travel the wide open spaces. As life transitions to a new normal in many parts of the country, we got to thinking about great long-distance road trips. For the foreseeable future, our new travel mode will involve spacing things out. What better way to do that than on the open road? In the spirit of the Great American Road Trip, these are our picks for the best multi-day driving tours in the 48 contiguous states.
New Orleans in Louisiana is a major city located on the Mississippi River. The beautiful city located near the Gulf of Mexico is colloquially nicknamed the “Big Easy”. The city which became a part of the United States in 1803, is known as the melting pot of French, Spanish, Africana and American cultures. The city is famous for its history, vibrant music scene, happening nightlife and its famous Cajun/Creole cuisines.