Spring Trips to Book on the East Coast

Planning a trip is often a lot easier said than done. Funds have to be in order and time off from work needs to be feasible. Of course there’s also choosing a destination. To make things a little easier, I found five places perfect for a mini escape right on the East Coast.

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Asheville, North Carolina

Spring Trip

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Voted the best US travel destination by Lonely Planet in 2017, Asheville is filled with beauty and southern charm. Between craft breweries, a thriving food and arts scene and scenic hiking trails, there is something for everyone to enjoy. One of the most popular attractions is the Biltmore Estate—America’s largest home. George Vanderbilt’s historic country estate features a variety of activities like tours, shopping, restaurants and a winery. There are also some beautiful garden strolls awaiting. Click to book

Hilton Head, South Carolina

Spring Trip

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North of Savannah, GA and south of Charleston, SC, Hilton Head offers a small town spring trip experience. There are plenty of options for outdoor fun including picturesque beaches, golfing and biking. Folly Field Beach Park is one of Hilton Head’s most popular attractions. It is a great place for a leisurely stroll or just some peaceful downtime with a good book. Click to book

Cape May, New Jersey

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The peak months at this Jersey Shore destination are typically July and August, making spring the perfect time to go. Set on the coast, Wildwood is a must-visit with its beautiful beaches and lauded theme park. Visitors can check out a variety of rides, restaurants and a boardwalk with live entertainment. Click to book

Berkshires, Massachusetts 

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This laid-back destination is great to explore in the spring—especially since the temperatures are still relatively cool. Adventurers young and old experience a thrill at Ramblewild adventure park. Between the wildlife, a zip line under a leafy canopy and the views, this attraction is not to be missed. But don’t fret if the outdoors isn’t quite your thing, there is still plenty to enjoy including spas, yoga studios and museums. Click to book

St. Augustine, Florida

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St. Augustine lays claim to being the nation’s oldest city, and it is definitely Florida’s most charming. Visitors can kayak along the walls of Castillo de San Marcos fortress or shop and eat on St. George Street. Hoping aboard the St. Augustine Scenic Cruise is a great way to see all the historical landmarks and natural sights. Cruisers call the one hour and fifteen minute boat ride “relaxing and informative.” It is narrated by the captain and enjoyed by people of all ages. Click to book