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7 Alternative Spring Break Destinations

For many, spring break is the perfect time of year to head to the beach or hit the slopes. And while we certainly love classic spring break destinations like Punta Cana and Park City, these six spots are a bit more unconventional -- and totally awesome. From the American Southwest to bustling metropolises a little further north, here are six alternative spring breaks we love -- and you will, too. Plus, your spring break stories will be way more interesting than the usual booze-and-sun tales.

1. Explore the beauty of Zion National Park:

Spring is one of the most beautiful times to visit Zion National Park, where you can stare in awe of Zion Canyon’s red sandstone cliffs and brilliant blue
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There also are two pools (one indoor, one outdoor), kid-friendly activities like miniature golf, a general store that sells gifts and groceries, and an above-average bar and restaurants that serves American comfort food.

3. Relax and recharge in Austin

Lake Austin Spa Resort is the perfect place for a relaxing spring break. Maybe you’ll spend your mornings kayaking on Lake Austin, or perhaps you’ll take a yoga class, join a “discovery program,” or treat yourself to a decadent spa treatment. Here, serene lakefront grounds give way to cheery interiors with stunning views around every corner. Guest rooms are airy and bright, and some suites even have private patios with whirlpools. There are three large pools, including an indoor lap pool housed in a converted barn. The hotel also serves free daily breakfast in the homey dining room and offers free Wi-Fi.

4. Have it all in Vancouver

Often ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver truly does have it all. A cosmopolitan metropolis, Vancouver features one of the most appealing environmental juxtapositions a city can offer: the mountains and the sea. Outdoor enthusiasts will likely appreciate Vancouver's parks, gardens, beaches, and mountains, and those who prefer a classic cosmopolitan experience should check out the trendy boutiques and luxury dining on Robson Street. The city is also one of Canada’s most culturally diverse and is particularly

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