Top 10 Spring Break Destinations for Families 2013: Quick Getaways

family_travel, a national website that highlights more than 500 of America’s best places to live and visit, has released a list of the Top 10 Spring Break Destinations for Families 2013: Quick Getaways.

The list is the second installment of an annual listing of America’s best spring break destinations and features communities that offer families a budget-conscious, amenities-rich vacation that can be enjoyed over the course of a few days. To narrow down the list, editors looked at cities with plenty of parks, green spaces and outdoor recreation opportunities as well as family-friendly attractions such as zoos, aquariums, amusement parks and museums.

Finally, editors factored in the number of travel amenities for families like hotels with pools, vacation deals and kid-friendly restaurants.

“We know that not every family has the time for or access to a lengthy, expensive vacation,” says John Hood, spokesman. “For this list, we looked beyond the typical beach destinations to focus on cities where families can have a quick, yet enjoyable and memorable spring break vacation without breaking the bank.”

Top 10 Spring Break Destinations for Families 2013:
1. Santa Cruz, CA
2. Tucson, AZ
3. Portland, OR
4. Omaha, NE
5. Indianapolis, IN
6. Birmingham, AL
7. Charlotte, NC
8. Tulsa, OK
9. Boise, ID
10. Cincinnati, OH

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