Travel Deals for Top 2015 Spring Break Destinations

Spring Break Destinations 2015 amazing deals

Vegas? Cancun? Daytona? Just the girls? Whole family? Friends? Just the two of you? The possibilities seem endless when you have an entire week to escape. We all deserve a break come spring whether you are a college student who has studied hard all year or a couple that can be described as workaholics or a family in need of some fun and time away from the rigorous pace of life. While there is no doubt we all deserve a nice spring break vacation sometimes our dream getaways are bigger then our budgets. We have gathered some great deals for some Top Spring Break Destinations Better hurry though hotels are booking fast and the best deals won’t last long.

Las Vegas - book now for April and save 25%-65% on great hotels like the Stratosphere or the Excaliber Hotel Casino for just $49/night!

Daytona - save up to 30% on hotels in Daytona Beach like the Daytona Beach Regency. It doesn’t get much better than a hotel on the ocean in Daytona for $134/night

Cancun  - all inclusive hotels in Cancun for $26/night. Sign me up!

New York  - see all the sights with discounted tickets for Broadway shows, Empire State Building Tours, sightseeing cruises and more.

If you are crunched for time you can still see many of the high points of Manhattan Island by taking a Long Island Cruise Tour. See the NY City skyline, visit Ellis Isle, and the Statue of Liberty.

Family Spring Break Destinations

Ormond Beach - only a few miles from Daytona, this is a great resort for families for only $86/night
Dominican Republic - ClubHotel Riu Bambu is a kid friendly all inclusive resort for $204/night. The kids pool look awesome.

As I am writing this another winter storm is bearing down on us. Brrrr! 8-10 inches of the cold white stuff. I know our spring break travels have got to be some where warm and sunny to shake off this winter chill. Whichever one of our top spring break destinations you choose we hope you have a relaxing, fun, memorable time. You deserve a break. Take advantage of these early deals before they are gone.

Tulip Time Festival in Holland, MI

Every year the in the beginning of May in Holland, Michigan a Tulip Festival is held, Tulip Time. Some years the tulips come early, some years they are late

Tulip Time Festival

Every year the in the beginning of May in Holland, Michigan a Tulip Festival is held, Tulip Time. Some years the tulips come early, some years they are a little late, but most year the tulip bloom right on schedule and the festival happens with the tulips in full bloom. Last year we were unable to attend the festival and showed up a week late and were hoping to see just some of the late blooming tulips. Instead with the long cold winter we were blessed to see the tulips in full bloom and minimal crowds.

Every year the in the beginning of May in Holland, Michigan a Tulip Festival is held, Tulip Time. Some years the tulips come early, some years they are lateEach year over 4.5 million tulips are planted in and around Holland, Michigan’s downtown. The streets are lined with tulips all through downtown. There are many different colors, styles and sizes. Tall ones, short ones, red ones, purple ones, feathered and traditional. Walking around down town is a treat, but to see more than five million tulips planted in rows you have to visit Veldheers.

Every year the in the beginning of May in Holland, Michigan a Tulip Festival is held, Tulip Time. Some years the tulips come early, some years they are lateVeldheers is a tulip farm perennial garden where you can also buy bulbs for your own home to have a unique display of tulips. In 1950 Vern Veldheer started a hobby farm with 100 red tulips and 300 white tulips, today Veldheers plants over five million tulips for you to walk through and enjoy. Perennials and flowers are brought in from around the world for you to see, buy and plant in your gardens. Although we did not buy any tulips it was fun to walk through and see all the different tulips.
The Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan is well worth taking the time to see. You can check out more information about this year’s festival here.

Other Places to Visit in Michigan

Michigan’s  Adventure

Discover your Parks and Forests

The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield

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Sandia Peak Tramway

The Sandia Peak Tramway extends to the top of Sandia Peak an elevation of 10,500 ft. It is an engineering marvel, but that is not the only reason...

The Sandia Peak Tramway extends to the top of Sandia Peak an elevation of 10,500 ft. It is an engineering marvel, but that is not the only reason why it visitors come to visit. Most visitors come to see the spectacular views the as passengers ascend to the summit on a 2.7 mile journey and 15-minute ride to the top.

The Sandia Peak Tramway extends to the top of Sandia Peak an elevation of 10,500 ft. It is an engineering marvel, but that is not the only reason...

A little bit of history about the tram leads you to discover it planning and construction were not easy. It took two years for the tram to move from an idea to a construction project. And the tram construction took 24 months with over five months just to lay the cable up the side of the mountain. And once construction was complete the tram went through 60 days of safety testing before taking its first visitors to the top on May 7, 1966. You can read more about the trams history and construction here.

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

As a National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) fan when I went to Ohio and knew the home of the Indianapolis 500 was only two hours away I knew I would have to make a trip to visit. What I did not realize was how much there was to see at the track. Besides the historical museum located in the middle of the track, there are tours offered ranging from short trips around the 2-mile speedway to getting to see the press box, stepping out onto the track and more.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The first few visits to Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) I was there to see the trials for the Indianapolis 500. I loved getting to see the cars race around the track and because it was not a race you had access to pit row, seats anywhere you like and other various spots around the track. Because the “Yard of Bricks” goes all the way to the infield I was able to get pictures of me standing on the bricks.

Indianpolis Motor Speedway

The final time I visited the Speedway it was on a Saturday where they offered full tours.  The tour entailed a ticket into the museum and visits to notable IMS landmarks normally open only to officials, drivers and teams during events. The tour took us to visit the timing and scoring suite, the Media Center, Victory Podium, Gasoline Alley (garage area) and of course a loop around the track and a stop on the track at the world-famous “Yard of Bricks” located at the start finish line.  It is only available on certain days so make sure you check their website so you can plan ahead.

Other places to visit in Indiana:

 Visit Spring Mill State Park’s Pioneer Village – Indiana Travel

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Thailand Travel Tips

 

The best thing you can do to plan a wonderful trip to Thailand is be prepared. Thailand travel trips for booking your hotel and much more.

 

I am about to go on a trip to Thailand. I can’t tell you how excited I am. I actually have a friend in Thailand so I face timed her to get some great tips from her that I would like to share with you.

Thailand Travel Tips: Currency

The trip to Thailand is a long flight.  Do not forget prior to leaving the airport to exchange your currency.  This is the best place to do so. It is not easy to find places to exchange currency and you will need cash to pay for cabs, vendors, and tip. Currency in Thailand is called Thai Baht.

Thailand Travel Tips:  Luggage Suggestions

You will need to take a taxi from the airport just use one of the taxis in the line it should cost you around $10.00. If you use a service or a driver it will cost you three times as much. She suggests taking the 30-40 minute ride to Bangkok and staying in this area because it is the safest. She also suggests traveling light. You will spend a great deal of time carrying your luggage especially if you are going to beach areas that requires a boat to take you to the island. They can only get you so close the rest of the way you will have to get out of the boat with your luggage and walk.

I would suggest buying this travel backpack instead of a traditional suitcase. You can roll it when walking in the airport and then use it as a backpack if you are walking to get to your hotel.

 

 Thailand Travel tips: Don’t Drink the water

Once you arrive in Thailand remember to not drink the water. That means even when brushing your teeth. She says that bottled water is readily available so use that.  You could also bring a water bottle like mine. I always carry my S’well bottle.  She also suggested refraining from eating form most street food vendors so you do not end up with Thai Tummy.

Thailand Travel Tip: Pack an outlet converter

You will also need to bring with you 220 outlet converters for your devices.

Like this one

Thailand Travel Tip: Book the right Hotel

The next things she suggested when booking a hotel is to pay close attention to:

1)   Location of the hotel

2)   How you will have to travel to the hotel is it by boat or car

3)    Wi-fi if you intend to face time your loved ones or work

4)   Air Conditioning it is not automatic that the hotel will have this

5)   Cost of the hotel she suggests having a budget of $150- $250 for a decent beachfront hotel.

The best thing you can do to plan a wonderful trip to Thailand is be prepared. You should visit the Chatuchak market on Saturday or Sunday. It is important to plan your trip ahead of time and if you are going to the beaches look for flights using Thai Airways or Air Asia since they offer the best prices. I hope you have a great time. I am now going to pick out some new light weight luggage and a backpack for my trip. Lucky me, Amazon is having an awesome sale on luggage right now!