How to save money on a last-minute spring break vacation

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Last Minute Spring Break Travel Deals

Not a good planner? There's still time to escape on a spring break vacation -- in fact, now's the perfect time to snag last minute travel deals.

Some of the most popular spring break destinations (think Orlando) have great hotel and vacation package deals running in late March and early April. Add extra value to your trip by taking advantage of free breakfasts and ground transportation while you're there.

Other destinations offering great prices right now include Colorado, where spring ski conditions are matched with lodging and lift ticket discounts, and Montreal, where you can get an old-world European experience close to home.

Last minute planning tip: look for promotion codes on booking sites and get additional savings.

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PHOTO QUIZ (Click through for answers): One of the most visited spots in the U.S. (it gets 41 million visitors per year), you can visit Paris, New York, and more without leaving this city's limits.

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And the spring break hotspot is... Las Vegas!

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A strip of mega-resorts lines the soft white sand at this popular Caribbean vacation spot.

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And the spring break hotspot is... Punta Cana!

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This southern city is at the top of the list when it comes to historic buildings—it has more than 35,000 places on the National Register of Historic Places.

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And the spring break hotspot is... New Orleans!

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This Mexico beach hotspot is so popular it rakes in more than a third of its country's overall tourism dollars.

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And the spring break hotspot is... Cancun!

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This southern city, where you can see lions, dragons, and oversize mice, is no small world when it comes to spring break travel.

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And the spring break hotspot is... Orlando!

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It's not a tropical beach getaway (in fact it's still pretty chilly), but this city, which has more people living in it than 40 U.S. states do, remains a top spring break choice for travelers.

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And the spring break hotspot is... New York City!

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Colorful lifeguard huts dot the famous beaches here, each with its own personality.

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And the spring break hotspot is... Miami!

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A giant mountain that looks a bit like a sleepy camel makes for a pretty backdrop come sunset time in this city.

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And the spring break hotspot is... Phoenix!

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This Atlantic beach sees nearly 5.5 million beachgoers a year, and is neighbors with another top spring break spot.

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And the spring break hotspot is... Ft. Lauderdale!

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