Spring break is a great time to escape lingering inclement weather and get away for awhile. There are many great destinations in the United States and around the world that are ideal vacation destinations. Friends, couples and families are bound to find a location that piques their interest.

Montreal, Canada

The metropolis was established along the southeastern border of Quebec and boasts old and new world possibilities. By the time spring rolls around, the temperature rises to the comfortable 60s. There are numerous world-class museums to visit along with historic cathedrals and estates. French cafes welcome guests to indulge in a morning cappuccino. Restaurants provide any cuisine desired. When the sun goes down, the fun continues along the Rue St. Denis where nightlife options are plentiful.

San Antonio, Texas

The San Antonio River Walk remains a major attraction in the city. Scenic landscaping accompanies quaint restaurants and shops along the water’s edge. Boats regularly take passengers for a journey along the river, which help guests familiarize themselves with the location. The historic Alamo lies in the heart of the city and costs nothing to tour the famous site. The Witte Museum houses exhibits revolving around history and science. Youngsters enjoy the dinosaur gallery and everyone learns something when touring the H-E-B Body Adventure.

Orlando, Florida

Guests enjoy days of fun at Disney World. However, the city has so much more to offer. See live alligator demonstrations and other animals at Gatorland. The Extreme Dinosaurs exhibit brings young and old alike face-to-face with the wondrous creatures that once roamed the planet. Life-sized recreations move, road and provide the chance to learn about the various species. The Capone Dinner and Show offers a whimsical glimpse into the underworld of the 1930s gangsters. This buffet-style dinner features a number of Italian favorites.

Washington D.C. 

Visitors thrill at the chance to tour the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument and the White House while learning about the country’s history. The dozens of museums that make up the Smithsonian Institute require no admittance fee and house exhibits covering every topic imaginable. Enjoy a pleasant stroll around the Tidal Basin. Arrive toward the end of March or the beginning of April and attend the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival.