It may seem as if everyone is jetting off to warm, far-off destinations for spring break: Cancun, Mazatlan, Hawaii, Disneyland, Ft. Lauderdale. But for those on a tight budget, there are alternative spring break options. We've put together a list for all sorts of spring breakers, from students to families to professionals.
Students: You're in college and money is scarce. Skip the tropical drunk-fest and take a road trip with friends. You'd be surprised how much ground you can cover in a week, and with everyone chipping in gas money, expenses will be minimal. Students in Washington State, for example, can make it to San Francisco, Los Angeles, and even Las Vegas in a day's drive. East Coasters can head south to New Orleans and Nashville, among other places. Stay in cheap hotels or motels along the way and consider this alternative spring break an adventure -- just make certain you're ready to spend a full week in a car with four otherRead More »from Alternative Spring Break Ideas