The Best Spring Break Destinations For Families

By: SUZANNE ROWAN KELLEHER | Pulished on 2024-01-29


The Best Spring Break Destinations For Families-Trip Advise

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The transition from winter to spring is a tasty time to be in New England. March and early April make up maple sugaring season when buckets appear on maple trees and sugar shacks transform maple sap into delectable maple syrup.


Vermont's Smugglers' Notch Resort, a top kid-friendly ski resort in the state, holds an annual Maple Fest Celebration during the spring-break period. Complimentary transportation is provided to a local sugarhouse and families receive a maple welcome gift, product samplings, an activity book, and can enjoy a weekly winter carnival. For an additional fee, families can embark on maple-themed snowshoe treks or take an artist's class.

Nashville, Tennessee

The Best Spring Break Destinations For Families-Trip Advise

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Music fans of any genre will enjoy a visit to Music City. Go to concerts at the iconic Ryman Auditorium, tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and visit the Bluebird Café. For homey Tennessee dishes, grab a bite at any of the classic BBQ joints in town like The Stillery or Arnold's Country Kitchen for a taste of mouthwatering grilled meats with sides like mac and cheese that will satisfy any fussy eaters. 


When you're not catching a concert, kids will love the Nashville Zoo and Adventure Science Center for hands-on exploration of all types of science.


Spring in Nashville offers a good blend between good weather and fewer crowds. It tends to be rainy, but it's not as cold as winter or as humid as summer.

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