Alternative Spring Break Trips & Destinations
Looking for something different to do this Spring Break? Not keen on partying it up in destinations like Florida or Cancun? We have some fantastic unique and different trips available to spring breakers in destinations in the USA, Latin America and all around the world. If you are currently researching options our trips and experiences are very popular with college and high school students. View our guide to alternative Spring break options and book a trip today.
We promote trips from alternative Spring Break organizations which are a great way to meet like minded people, do something a little different and get a life changing experience. There are a selection of tailor made volunteer programs and travel packages for students which are scheduled to coincide with the major college breaks.
March sees the start of new alternative spring break programs - giving students the chance to get valuable research experience instead of the traditional party spring break vacation! There are usually various start dates available, with a capacity of hundreds of participants for each date - so plenty of room for students from all corners of the globe to get a place.
Where you go and what you do really comes down to how much time you have available, what your budget is and also what appeals to you. There are lots of things you will need to consider too including whether to go local or go overseas. We recommend researching all opportunities well in advance so you can get everything arrange and ready to go.
Top Reasons to Book
- Avoid the normal spring break party cliché
- Get involved and do something beneficial
- Learn new skills
- Make new friends
- Create memories to last a lifetime
- See new places and discover new cultures
Alternative Spring Break Ideas in the USA
You really don't need to travel half way around the world to spend a productive Spring Break, you could stay in the States and enjoy just a good a time. There are lots of fun and exciting opportunities, for example volunteering programs in the USA are a great way to give back and help local communities and the environment.
Travel & Road Trips
There are lots of tours available to book during this period allowing you to discover a new part of the world. If you would like to discover most of your home country check our USA tours or if other destinations appeal, why not consider booking a tour of Europe to experience world famous and historic destinations.
- Join a volunteering program abroad - there are short term flexible spring break volunteer trips perfect for students
- Volunteer in Central America is very popular due to the close location to the USA
- You could help sea turtles in Mexico
- Building volunteer programs are very rewarding, group trips are organzed in places like Costa Rica
- Head further South to volunteer in Brazil helping disadvantaged communities
- Search short term jobs abroad for students
- You could start a TEFL course - perfect if the idea of teaching abroad after college appeals to you
- Study Spanish in South America - Get a new hobby and improve your knowledge
- Research intern programs for students
Start a New Passion
- You could take a cheap scuba diving course in Honduras or another destination and explore the underwater world
Our featured breaks are open to US and international students and non students. We find we get most enquires from high schools and college students from the United States but everyone is welcome to apply.
What are You Waiting For
People from all over North America and the world apply every year and you can too. If you are looking for an alternative way to spend spring break this year then browse our website today.