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Spring break: Pick your destination

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If you haven't finalized your spring break vacation plans, you're not alone. Many parents wait to see whether they will be able to squeeze in a spring break getaway around the family's busy schedule.

Some families opt for day trip getaways instead of a single spring break destination. Some parents are still searching for spring break bargains on various travel websites.

You may find last-minute bargains on Travelzoo or Groupon. If you are looking for a spring break destination, check frequently for bargains on these and other travel websites.

Spring break offers families an opportunity to make family memories, have fun and enjoy a break from the everyday routine.

A family getaway may be just what your family needs to relax, spend time together and return refreshed and ready to return to work and school.

Whether your family prefers fresh mountain air or sunny beach days, there are many choices for a spring break vacation. Here are some options to consider for your family's spring break getaway.

Washington DC
Washington DC Sandy Wallace

Washington DC

There's a lot to see in our nation's capital. From famous monuments and memorials to historic buildings and great museums, Washington, D.C. offers something for every member of the family. Admission is free at National Zoo and the Smithsonian Museums.

New York City
New York City Kena Betancur, Getty Images

New York City

There's no place quite like New York City. Visit the Statue of Liberty, take a walk in Central Park, shop in Manhattan and enjoy the sights and sounds of big city life.

Disney is Calling
Disney is Calling Sandy Wallace

Disney is Calling

Disneyland or Disney World, the choice is yours. When it comes to amusement parks, Disney parks are the top of the line. Soar with Dumbo, visit Cinderella's Castle and meet your kids' favorite cartoon characters. Be sure to stay for the magic of the Electric Light Parade

Amusement Park
Amusement Park Scott K. Brown, Virginia Tourism Corporation

Amusement Park

Busch Gardens has locations in Williamsburg and Tampa. Enjoy riding The Griffon and other exciting rides at your favorite amusement park. Stay close to home or hit the road for a family amusement park adventure.

Beach Time
Beach Time Sandy Wallace

Beach Time

A beach vacation offers ocean waves, sunshine and fun for the entire family. East Coast, West Coast or Gulf Coast destinations are calling your family for a vacation that will relax and refresh you.

San Francisco
San Francisco Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

San Francisco

San Francisco is a great family vacation destination. Enjoy the splendor of the Golden Gate Bridge as you walk across the bridge. Ride on a cable car and enjoy tasting lots of great food in Chinatown.

Philadelphia Freedom
Philadelphia Freedom Joseph Kaczmarck-Pool, Getty Images

Philadelphia Freedom

Philadelphia is known as the city of brotherly love. Your kids will learn about our nation's history at Independence Hall, where the Liberty Bell is located. Visit the Philadelphia Zoo, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Academy of Natural Sciences.

Baseball Time
Baseball Time Jared Wickerham, Getty Images

Baseball Time

Baseball season has begun. If your family loves America's favorite pastime, head to the ball park. Plan a spring break getaway around your team's baseball schedule. Take in a few games and see the sights of the city.

Disc Golf
Disc Golf Sandy Wallace

Disc Golf

Plan a family disc golf vacation. Check out the disc golf courses close to home on DGCourseReview.com or hit the road for a multiple course spring break getaway.

State Park Adventures
State Park Adventures Tony Hall, Virginia Tourism Corporation

State Park Adventures

Geocaching is offered at many state parks across the country. Enjoy a week of relaxation and fun at a state park. Hike the trails, participate in fun activities and get back to nature with your family.

Plan a Resort Vacation
Plan a Resort Vacation Virginia Tourism Corporation

Plan a Resort Vacation

The Homestead is a beautiful resort located in the mountains of Virginia. Your family will be pampered and relaxed on a resort vacation. Pick a destination close to home or hit the road for a dream getaway.

Hike the Trails
Hike the Trails Virginia Tourism Corporation

Hike the Trails

Head to the mountains and enjoy a week of outdoor living. Pack a tent or stay in a hotel at night while hiking the trails during the day. The Appalachian Trail brings many hikers to the East Coast each year. West Coast hikers may prefer the Pacific Coast Trail.

Zip Line Fun
Zip Line Fun Scott K. Brown, Virginia Tourism Corporation

Zip Line Fun

Many resorts offer zip lines for children and adults. This zip line at Bryce Resort in Virginia is a favorite for many families. Zip through the trees and enjoy the thrill and adventure.

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