7 Best Spring Break Destinations Without a Passport For 2018

  • SHRADDHANVITA TIWARI
  • UPDATED Jan 05, 2018
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Spring is here! The earth is ready to receive the embraces of the Sun, Nature camouflages itself in the beautiful gown of blossoms, the entire world appears to be a live poetry, and everything at every corner of this planet comes alive- all this indicates that it’s time to plan for the Spring break destinations. Spring breaks are awesome, aren’t they? Family bonding, friends’ reunion, and no school for a week! You must have been burning the midnight oil for completing your projects and assignments. Now, it’s the time to unwind yourself for a week of sun, fun, and run. But do you have a passport? Don’t get into despair! Many tropical paradises are welcoming you without a necessary passport. Want to know more? Here are our travel picks of 7 best spring break destinations where you don't require a passport in 2018. 

  1. US Virgin Islands
  2. San Juan, Puerto Rico
  3. Whistler, British Columbia
  4. Key West, Florida
  5. Hawaii
  6. American Samoa
  7. Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

1. US Virgin Islands

US Virgin Islands

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US Virgin Islands have got many reasons to top our list of best spring destinations for college students. Whether you want to soak up in the Sun, or you are craving for an adrenaline rush, US Virgin Islands satisfy all your needs. Let’s talk about passport first! Since it is a US territory, American citizens don’t really require a passport to spend a great time here. Your birth certificate or driving license is sufficient. US Virgin Islands are neither cold nor hot during the Spring and so, they have the most desirable weather condition for traveling. If you are a foodie, the island cuisine will make you fall in love with it during Spring. How about getting sun-tanned with a cocktail in one hand and fresh Virgin Island fruits in another! 

Things to do: Snorkeling with turtles and dolphins, hiking in national parks and golfing on world-famous golf courses. Doesn’t that sound exciting? 

Check out: Best Places to Visit in USA in March

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2. San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Well, Puerto Rico fascinates the world with its Spanish heritage and culture and spectacular waterfronts. You might also have dreamed of getting drenched in the exotic life of Puerto Rico. But if money is the biggest concern you have, you can plan a trip to San Juan and experience Puerto Rico on a budget. During the Spring, there are many affordable flights to San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico. San Juan is the center of Puerto Rico’s nightlife. To experience the best of it, you can rent a house on the beach. Are you a party animal? Then nothing can be better than Old San Juan for you. 

Things to do: Plenty of activities! But the best thing you would like to experience is “free drinks at Bacardi”. 

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3. Whistler, British Columbia

Whistler, British Columbia

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Spring on the mountains! If this idea excites you, nothing is more wonderful than Whistler in British Columbia. You just need an enhanced driver’s license for your admission to the land of skiing- Whistler. While the month of March brings both sunshine and breeze, April brings a lovely little snowfall in Whistler. Another benefit of being here in Spring is that the people of Whistler are engaged in various festivities and events. That’s also the reason Whistler is full of many restaurants, bars, and cafes offering the best culinary delights of British Columbia. 

Things to do: Hit the Whistler Blackcomb slopes and then spend your Spring afternoon with cold beverages and live music.

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4. Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida

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If you are looking for a unique Spring break destination, you should consider Key West in Florida. With plenty of points of interest, hotels, and resorts, Key West attracts a number of visitors in Spring. The “live and let other live” vibe of Florida enchants Spring travelers and makes them stay for a “little longer”. This exotic, gorgeous, and tropical island is located at the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys. The island is world famous for its pastel-hued, conch-style houses (how about living in one of them!). This southernmost city of Florida, that allows you to be a part of it for a week without passport, has something for everyone. 

Things to do: Diving and snorkeling are the famous activities. Also explore the magical coral reefs on your cruise. 

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5. Hawaii

Hawaii

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Hawaii- the land of love, liberty, and leisure has everything to bring you here. Once you are here, you will find Aloha in every corner of this beautiful land, and you would want your clock to be little slower. With crystal white beaches, carefree atmosphere, and a keen fascination for adventure, Hawaii has become a synonym to vacation paradise for youngsters. The Hawaiian Islands of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, and Maui don’t ask you to bring your passport. They welcome all with open hearts. The rugged landscapes of Hawaii that include gushing waterfalls, sun-kissed beaches, and mystical wilderness look breathtakingly beautiful in Spring. A major hub for the whaling, sugar and pineapple industries, Hawaii also opens a huge treasure of exciting activities for everyone. 

Things to do: Do you like challenges? Hike the legendary coast, a 22-mile round-trip trail that is known as Hawaii’s great backpacking route, indeed, the best for your Spring break. 

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6. American Samoa

American Samoa

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The American Samoa tourism is at its peak during Spring. Nevertheless, it's also a great destination for spring vacation where you don’t need a passport. American Samoa is a group of five main islands and two coral atolls. Tutuila, Manuʻa Islands, Rose Atoll, and Swains Island are some of them. One of the best things to see here is the National Park of American Samoa where you can experience the coastal wilderness at its best. For an offbeat Spring vacation, experiencing the Samoan culture is areat choice. 

Things to do: Try your hand at fishing with the locals and listen to archipelago’s famous legends on the beach.

Check out: Best Spring Break Ideas For Families

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7. Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

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Often referred to as "America’s best-kept secret", Saipan could be another great destination for your next Spring break. No matter what you are- an explorer, a diver, a history buff, or a nature enthusiast, this Northern Mariana Island will give you experience for a lifetime. Although it is most famous for its spectacular sunsets and pristine beaches, this gem of Micronesia is also home to many restaurants, nightclubs, hotels, and shopping streets. Let your feet hide under the blanket of the soft sand of Obyan Beach or Pau Pau Beach and you will forget all your worries. If you have an interest in history, get familiar with the ancient Chamorro and Carolinian civilizations. 

Things to do: Play golf in one of the picturesque golf courses with a sea view, try scuba diving, and visit the 17th century Spanish galleon site. 

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Have a blast of sunlight and recharge your soul on the sugary shores of US Virgin Island, get into the colonial atmosphere of Puerto Rico, plan a road trip to Florida, and your Spring break would just be unforgettable, that too, without a necessary passport! Happy Spring!  

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
SHRADDHANVITA TIWARI SHRADDHANVITA TIWARI

After five years of her teaching career, Shraddhanvita decided to make 'travel' her passion. For her 'a rolling stone does gather moss'. She is a wanderlust driven soul, a poet, a pluviophile, and a humanist. Fascinated by nature's bounty, she finds solace in the lap of magnificent hills and her books. Travelling made her learn much and love much more with one thing that remained constant is her desire to keep moving.

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