Spring Break Travel Deals for Families

Whether you’re suffering from Tiktok fever, relentless blizzards or restless kids, many families are looking for a last-minute spring break vacation. Don’t worry — last minute planning won’t cost you more this year because prices have been sky high all year! You likely won’t score a deal either.

Spring a spring break vacation at the new waterpark at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa in California. Photo c. Hyatt Regency.
Spring a spring break vacation in your bathing suits at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa in southern California. Photo c. Hyatt Regency.

It’s no surprise that with travel booming, hotel and airfare rates are so high. That’s why there aren’t many bargain spring break vacation deals out there. Instead, travel businesses are working overtime to provide added value, immersive entertainment and imaginative perks to lure you to their doors this spring.

Here’s our quick rundown of fresh 2024 spring break offers. Be sure you activate your annual travel insurance plan to protect your investment and review our other top family spring break ideas as well.

Camping Deals Mean Spring Break Bargain Adventures

Girls try standup paddleboarding among all the fishing boats at the Pine Island RV Resort in Florida. Photo c. Campspot
Try standup paddleboarding safely among all the fishing boats at the Pine Island RV Resort in Florida. Photo c. Campspot

Through March 10, take advantage of the Campspot Biggest Booking Week Sale to get deals such as 33% off a 3-night stay at Arches National Park. Check out a spring break vacation at Sun Outdoors North Moab in Moab. This scenic campground boasts spacious RV and tent sites for the experienced. For you, choose luxury cabins within just a few miles of the Colorado River, downtown Moab, and the entrance to Arches National Park. Rates start at just $32/N for and RV or tent site, or $165/N for a vacation rental.

Or book three nights and save 20% on a Florida bass fishing expedition to Pine Island RV & Marina. The Seville, Florida resort boasts incredible bass fishing, with easy access to several area springs. Rates start at $35/N for an RV site, or $120/N for an RV rental if you want to try one out without the hassle of renting and driving your own.

Mix it up with a real outdoors adventures Tofino, British Columbia. The Tsawaak RV Resort boasts stunning lake views all around. Enjoy private access to Mackenzie Beach for canoeing and kayaking. While on sale, take 15% off when you stay two or more nights at the campground, where rates start at $55/N for and RV site or $100/N for a cozy longhouse cabin.

Hawai’i Adventures With Tots Or Teens

Grotto pool with small waterfalls at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa on Maui. Photo c. Sheraton Resorts
Chill under the waterfalls at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa’s family pool to make spring break last forever. Photo c. Sheraton Resorts

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, situated on 23 oceanfront acres at iconic Pu‘u Keka‘a (Black Rock) now welcomes guests back to Maui. Take a spring break vacation and buy local, volunteer and donate to neighbors still suffering from last year’s wildfires. Sheraton Maui’s Return to Maui package includes daily breakfast for two, $100 resort credit and a $100 donation per stay to Aloha for Sheraton Maui Relief Fund. Rates start at $709/N through April 30 using Promo code: SPE.

Over on O’ahu, the Hilton Hawaiian Village has cooked up a new spring break vacation idea. They’re making the famed Waikiki resort into a pop-up all-inclusive. Book a minimum four-night stay by Mar. 31, 2024 and rates begin at US$499/N for two adults between Mar. 20 – Dec. 19. (Kids pricing available.) With Hilton Hawaiian Village’s new, limited time package, move into the resort’s Ali‘i or Rainbow Towers, newly-renovated Tapa Collection, or another centrally-located accommodation. Choose from a variety of restaurants for two meals: either breakfast or lunch, plus dinner. Enjoy two alcoholic and unlimited non-alcoholic beverages at each meal. Self parking — but not surfing lessons — included in this deal.

Laugh It Up In New York City

Two double beds at New York's Civilian Hotel focus on the city skyline view west over Hell's Kitchen to the Hudson River. Photo c. Ron Bozman/Spring Hill Prods
Tiny bargain rooms at New York’s Civilian Hotel focus on the skyline view west over Hell’s Kitchen to the Hudson River. Photo c. Ron Bozman/Spring Hill Prods

New York City, no one’s bargain, blooms this spring with the opening of Second City, Chicago’s legendary improv club and school, in Brooklyn. Traveling with the next Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Keegan-Michael Key, Stephen Colbert or Mrs. Maisel? Hop the L to Bedford Avenue and check out their new venue. Two shows rotate: The First City Revue or classic LOL favorites at The Best of Second City. Score tickets for just $39; they serve snacks and craft brew and all shows welcome ages 13+. (Try an improv class while you’re in town and maybe you’ll decide to move to the First City.)

We love Brooklyn but we love even more the hotel deals at CIVILIAN Hotel in Hell’s Kitchen. Tiny-tiny, chic-chic, double-double rooms start as low as $164 in spring. Your family’s entertainers will put names to faces in the many framed B&W photos of stars at play. Head to the sexy rooftop Starchild early to grab beverages and enjoy panoramic windows or lounge on the balcony with stunning Midtown views. CIVILIAN is very popular with Europeans and features access to Temple Gym and its saltwater pool with some specials. What makes David Schubert, the Front Desk Supervisor, proud of his hotel? “One of the greater things we do for families is to realistically plan their days. Whether it’s navigating the train or getting them a taxi, it means bypassing the culture shock and making their trip easier.”

California For Endless Dreaming

Family game time around the hotel room during spring break vacation at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort in California. Photo c. Hyatt Regency.
The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa has spacious family suites where you can all hang out during a spring break in California. Photo c. Hyatt Regency.

Hit the very popular Greater Palm Springs area before summer sets in. It’s home to the famed Coachella Music Festival (April 12-21 this year) — no bargains there. Golfers, however, have surely dreamt of playing the two award-winning PGA West golf courses

For a spring break vacations, bathe your cares away at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Indian Wells. This family-friendly oasis features activities and amenities for the whole family to enjoy before the heat of summer. Check out the newly built water park with a lazy river, splash pad and dueling water slides. Spacious suites and villas provide room for all generations to sprawl out after a fun day in the sun. Extend your weekend stay by adding a Thursday or Sunday night and take 30% off each night. Hyatt loyalty program members always pay 10% less. This spring, earn 3,000 bonus points by booking and enjoying a three-night stay through April 15, 2024 through hyatt.com/bonusjourneys 

Or head north to the possible chill and rain in Berkeley, the Bay Area‘s coolest city for students. The classic Hotel Shattuck Plaza right near campus has a Spring Into Savings deal. Get rates starting at just $149/N based upon a three-night stay. Book now through March 25 and travel by May 31, 2024. Don’t forget to check out the Bay Area hippie landmarks of your choice and arrange a campus visit.

Hit Up Utah For Spring Break Ski And Snow Vacations

Hotel tower of the Salt Lake City Hyatt Regency in the center of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Make the Salt Lake City Hyatt Regency your base for a top value ski and snow spring break vacation in Utah. Photo c. Hyatt Regency Hotels.

Got teens in tow who prefer an urban vibe? Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City is located in the heart of the city and ski country. It’s just 30 minutes from the world-class ski resorts Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude. Their City to the Slopes package (use Code SKI through May 11) grants discounted lift tickets to some of the country’s most iconic ski resorts. Take advantage of the equipment rental discount. Teens will love the complimentary, eco-friendly and time-saving public transportation to the slopes.

The rustic and seemingly remote Alta is quite close to the great après scene in Park City. Go for the April at Alta spring break vacation deals between April 9-22, 2024. Book four nights during this period for free lodging and meals for kids ages 12 and under. Two kids stay in parents’ room at no additional charge — a savings of up to $250/night. Full breakfast and four-course dinners, plus a kids’ program that provides après ski activities, are all included. Pair that deal with great spring skiing conditions!

Rocky Mountain High Spring Breaks

Family Travel Forum’s tour of Hyatt Centric Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado

In Colorado, Antlers at Vail hotel welcomes family spring breakers to Vail. Condos ranging from studio suites to 4BR penthouses have a fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, balcony, and daily housekeeping. Other perks include a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, fire pits, wine and cheese receptions, weekly yoga and transport. Skiers discover a free ski valet and steps-away access to Vail’s family-friendly Eagle Bahn gondola. Be sure to buy an EPIC Pass before arrival to ensure the best lift ticket rates.

Off the slopes, try snowshoeing (free snowshoes at the front drsk) and explore the gorgeous scenery. This spring break, the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Walking Mountains Science Center offer free guided snowshoe tours and an array of activities and events.

Why do digital nomads stop wandering when they reach Denver? The mile-high city is as enticing and affordable to settle in as it is to visit. Plus, it’s one of the few cities where you really want to stay downtown, near the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Coors Field, Ball Arena, and Union Station (to catch ski trains up to Winter Park.)

This spring, Hyatt Centric Downtown Denver treats families to stylish rooms starting from just $115/N. If your posse hasn’t booked the hotel’s stylish luxe 1,000 sq.ft. Presidential Suite, head up to the penthouse level’s enormous, outdoor terrace to appreciate how cool Denver really is. Dine in their chef-driven Apple Blossom, off the lobby. Trust us, a breakfast of huevos rancheros, avocado toast or blueberry lemon ricotta French toast starts the day right. In just 20 minutes, stroll into the terrific Denver Art Museum (visitors under age 18 enter free). The spectacular Meow Wolf is nearby too.

Worthy Family Vacations This Spring in Wisconsin

One example of balloon animals and artistry on display at Balloon Adventure during spring break vacation in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Photo c. 2024 Balloon Adventure.
Spend the spring break vacation giving back to a Wisconsin community and enjoying balloon artistry. Photo c. 2024 Balloon Adventure.

“Follow the Yellow Brick Road” is the theme of the 2024 Balloon Adventure outside Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, from April 11-21. Immerse the family in this unique bouncy experience priced at just $20/D. Dive into an enchanting world built with over 100,000 balloons on PIER 290 in nearby Williams Bay. Capture memories amidst larger-than-life, amazingly creative balloon creations.(Last year’s Big Balloon Build drew more than 75 international balloon artists to help create the magical environment.) Kids eat free while adults enjoy PIER 290’s themed menu. Grownups also have exclusive events like “Wicked Night Out” and “Ladies’ Night in Oz.” The pretty resort town of Lake Geneva has you covered with special lodging packages at local hotels. All proceeds benefit local charities, The Tree House Child and Family Center and Covenant Harbor.

Families interested in taking a dip on their spring break vacation should explore the newly renovated, 1,300-acre Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark. Save by staying longer at the award-winning, all-suite family resort and collect $10 arcade credits. Travelers who book two nights receive 10% off. Three nights gets you 15% off plus a large topping pizza. Get 20% off plus a large two-topping pizza and large souvenir ICEE drink cups. Book this deal between Mar. 1-Apr. 30 for rates starting from $122/N. per night, with a two-night minimum. 

City Spring Breaks In Chattanooga, Tennessee 

Woman in wheelchair and children look at the Ridges to Rivers exhibit at the Tennessee Aqaurium in Chatanooga. Photo c. Tennessee Aquarium
Join Chatanooga’s Spring Break Safari and explore the “Ridges to Rivers” exhibit at the Tennessee Aqaurium in Chatanooga. Photo c. Tennessee Aquarium

When we say ‘city,’ we’re thinking offbeat and unexpected, like the elegant Chattanooga, Tennessee. You can explore their Choo Choo Train terminal, of course. However, it’s the city’s clever Spring Break Safari from March 8-April 7, 2024 that’s really special. Make the journey to feed a giraffe at the Chattanooga Zoo, ride along one of Chattanooga’s original rail lines in a vintage train car at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, find geological marvels throughout Rock City Gardens, and more. Attractions require admission. The free Scavenger Hunts help visitors roam through districts, parks, and attractions at your own pace.

Enjoy top values in local hotels. Vacation rentals like local cabins are getting in on the fun too! Check out the Chattanooga Fun CVB site for family deals that include tickets to the Tennessee Aquarium, a hotel suite with sofabed, breakfast, parking and WiFi from $260/N.

Switzerland Splurge For The Whole Family

Spend your spring break vacation at the Indoor infinity pool overlooking Lake Lucerne and the Alps at the Burgenstock Alpine Resort & Spa. Photo c. Burgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne
Splurge on a spring break vacation overlooking Lake Lucerne and the Alps at the Burgenstock Resort’s Alpine Spa. Photo c. Burgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne

Splurge on the Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne new Easter experiences for an extravagant escape to the Alps this spring. Entertain all ages with an array of planned Easter experiences. Do an epic egg hunt through the expansive grounds and feast on delicious family brunches. Beginning March 29, 2024, the lavish Family Getaway package offers an overnight stay in a Bürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa suite complete with special amenities, breakfast overlooking the glistening Lake Lucerne and a journey on Europe’s highest outdoor elevator.

Treat kids ages 3-12 to to the Kids Club for chocolate- or craft-making classes. The hefty CHF 1,300/N tariff translates to about US$1,475. This includes a private screening of family favorites at the Bürgenstock cinema, with unlimited popcorn and soft drinks. Plus, spa and infinity pool time for families, tennis court time and — they tell us — use of MS Bürgenstock catamaran and Bürgenstock funicular throughout the stay. Easter guests can feast on special brunches.

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