Top 10 Spring Break Locations

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Is it ever too early to start thinking about spring break? It's actually not as far off as it might seem, and it's certainly time to start planning, especially if you want to get a break on the cost. Here's WalletPop's list of 10 of the hottest spring break locations, along with ways to stay on budget:

Stay Local

For those looking to spend as little as possible, remain in the states. Flights are cheaper within the U.S. and road trips are always an option. Vacationers don't have to travel far to have a memorable break:

1. Port Aransas: Every year, students from all over the South flock to Port Aransas, Texas to shake off the stress of school. With temperatures averaging in the 60s and 70s throughout March and April, the weather's perfect for renting a boat and fishing at what many think of as the fishing capital of Texas. Although it may be too chilly to swim, those who brave the beaches can relax on an 18-mile stretch of the world's longest barrier island.

Price breakdown:
-Split a house
with friends, such as the Sea Parrot Beach Home, at $595 per night for five bedrooms.
-Go parasailing at $65 per person through Woody's Sports Center.
-Rent jet skis at $95 an hour at Bay Riders Jet Ski Rentals.