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Spring Break 2011: Where to Go and Where to Avoid

by Chanize Thorpe. Posted Jan 24th 2011 04:45 PM
Spring Break 2011

It's simple math: warm climate + cheap hotels = an optimum spring break location. And every March and April, beach towns around the U.S., Caribbean and Mexico that fit the equation are flooded with students looking to let off some steam. If an alcohol-fueled fest isn't your idea of fun, here's where to go -- and where to avoid.
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South Padre Island Spring Break

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Jan 10th 2011 05:32 PM
South Padre Island Spring Break

For several decades, students have turned to the picturesque barrier island of South Padre for a wide variety of spring break activities. In fact, spring break is such a big deal on South Padre Island that an official visitor's guide has been created by the South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau. And why not? When a South Padre Island spring break is this big, it's great being prepared in advance.
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Top Luxury Hotels of South Padre Island

by Gerard Walen. Posted Nov 30th 2010 03:00 PM
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Sun, sand and pampering are on tap when you're staying at one of the top luxury hotels of South Padre Island. Leave your day-to-day woes behind as you enjoy lavish quarters just steps from the Gulf of Mexico beaches on this warm oasis on the tropical tip of Texas.
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Last Minute Travel Deals to South Padre Island

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Nov 30th 2010 09:00 AM
last minute travel deals to south padre island

So you're thinking about going to South Padre Island for some summer fun, but you made the decision at the last minute? Families, college students, and adventure seekers all may get sucked into the fun that is South Padre Island with little advance notice. AOL Travel knows this and is here to help you find last minute travel deals to South Padre Island.
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Spring Break: Where to Go and Where to Avoid

by Laurel Delp. Posted Mar 12th 2010 12:22 PM

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When it comes to spring break, families and college students have the same basic goal: an affordable, warm spot, preferably with a stretch of sand and lots of things to do. But that's where the similarities end. Since the months of March and April are prime time for spring break, we've drawn up a list of the five most popular, wildest party destinations to avoid, plus five suggestions for a relaxing family vacation.
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