Favorite US Gulf Coast Spring Break Destinations
Here are our favorite US Gulf Coast destinations for Spring Break for families, college students, adventure lovers, and others. Most of these Gulf Coast Spring Break destinations can fit into several categories but we include them in the list that makes the most sense.
Favorite College Spring Break Gulf Coast Destinations
Some of the most popular spring break destinations for college students are along the US Gulf Coast. Keep these top US Gulf Coast destinations in mind as you plan your spring break trips. You will either want to join the party or avoid these spring break places.
South Padre Island, Texas
South Padre Island is a top spring break destination for college students, especially from the Texas and middle of the country universities. Most of the snow bird winter Texans have left SPI by Spring Break, leaving the island to the youngsters. Galveston and Corpus Christi are a little further up the Texas Gulf Coast and are attractive options for college spring break.
Panama City Beach, Florida
Panama City Beach Florida has a marathon (26 miles) worth of beachfront which serves as one of the most popular USA spring break destinations for college students. With a convenient Florida Panhandle destination, PCB is the first choice for many students from East coast and midwest universities looking for a fun spring break on the coast.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Gulf Shores Alabama spring break is a milestone for thousands of US south college students. Although not as large as Florida Panhandle destinations, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach is still a favorite Gulf Coast spring break destination.
Destin, along with Panama City Beach, are the most popular Florida Panhandle spring break spots for college students. The Destin beaches are lined with high-rise condos and college student parties are the norm. Hundreds of boats and floating watercraft of all sizes navigate to nearby Crab Island everyday. See our choices for Destin Florida Rentals: 15+ Fun Florida Panhandle Rentals.
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is a relatively cheap spring break destination that is popular with many college students. With a location between Gulf Shores and Galveston, New Orleans attracts upper midwest college students who want to drive the shortest distance.
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Originally published at https://usgulfcoasttravel.com on March 17, 2022.