A Mexican cathedral overshadows the many buildings of Mexico City
Spring in the Mexico City is warm enough to make you forget what winter feels like, but still comfortable enough to spend your days wandering the busy streets.
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Warm Weather and Sparser Crowds Await with These Spring Destinations

Spring Vacation Ideas

You’ve packed away your winter coats, seen the last of the snow melt, and celebrated the arrival of longer days. There’s one last thing you need to do to welcome spring – plan a vacation!

The best spring vacations will help you shake the cobwebs from winter off and bring some zest back into your life. This season is a great time to travel, as you can enjoy the bounty of spring harvests and the wonder of fields in bloom, while exploring popular destinations before the summer crowds arrive.

Now is your chance to head for warmer climes and colorful spring travel destinations. Here are some spring vacation ideas you won’t be able to resist.

Mexico City, Mexico

The vast sprawl of Mexico City enjoys pleasant temperatures in spring. This capital city is so big you could spend one or even two weeks exploring it and barely scratch the surface.

From the 13th century Aztec temple Templo Mayor, to the glorious historic murals of Diego Riviera, to the baroque cathedrals left behind by Spanish conquistadors, there is an endless list of sights to keep you busy.

In between soaking up the history and art of Mexico, you can sample all of the flavors of the city — Mexican cuisine is famous for a reason, and there is no better place to try it than Mexico City.

Spring in the city is warm enough to make you forget what winter feels like, but still comfortable enough to spend your days wandering the busy streets. Plus you won’t be near any of the popular party areas, making this a perfect spring break destination for adults.

The Greek Parthenon temple is in the distance while the city of Athens continues on with its dayIn Athens, you tour famous landmarks such as the Parthenon and the Acropolis, and see ancient pottery, jewelry and other remnants of ancient Greece. Photo Credit: iStockPhoto.com / painter72

Athens, Greece

One of the best places to travel in April is Greece, where ancient civilizations meet the modern world. Athens is a huge open-air museum, with history around every cobblestone corner.

You can lay eyes on famous landmarks such as the Parthenon and the Acropolis, and see ancient pottery, jewelry and other remnants of life in Ancient Greece in the National Archaeological Museum.

Al-fresco dining and lively cafes make present day Athens fun. Spring is the perfect time to visit, as you can enjoy long, balmy evenings in corner cafes, without the crowds that summer pulls in a few months later.

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The city of Las Vegas and its attractions begins to light up as the sun setsLas Vegas is a place with dazzling sunsets, boozy margaritas, dancing until your feet hurt and endless buffets. Photo Credit: iStockPhoto.com / f11photo

Las Vegas, United States

Before the heat and crowds of summer hit, schedule a trip to Sin City. Spring weather makes the desert city more enjoyable, and it’s the perfect place to shake off the winter blues.

Las Vegas is a place to escape. If you are craving dazzling sunsets, neon margaritas, dancing until your feet hurt and endless buffets, plan your spring migration toward Vegas.

Vegas on a budget is easy as pie, so you’ll be hard pressed to come up with a reason not to go. The whole city is a playground, and it is the best spring destination if you are after a little indulgence.

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