Road Trip: Florida Spring Break 2013

Florida Spring Break 2013

Florida spring break is the stuff of hedonistic legend. Wild parties. Nights that end in the daylight. Sunshine and bikinis (and sunburns) on the beach.

But is there more to Florida spring break than the "Girls Gone Wild" cliché? Earlier this spring, AOL Travel contributor and Floridian Terry Ward (on Twitter @terrywardwriter) road tripped across the state to see what Florida spring break is really like in 2013. She visited classic Daytona spring break dives and the swanky poolside scene in South Beach. She explored the state's natural side, too, taking a glimpse at where people are getting away from the stereotypical Florida spring break. Along the way she chatted up bikers and families and inebriated college students – and you.

Find recaps of her visits to St. Petersburg, Orlando and down the coast to Miami right here and on Twitter and Facebook. Terry shared her adventures as she drove through the heart of Florida spring break 2013.

Day 1: St. Petersburg Spring Break Check-in: 'I Want to Chill and Party'
Day 1: Florida Spring Break Photo of the Day: St. Pete's Beach
Day 2: Orlando Spring Break is Still Warming Up
Day 2: Florida Spring Break Photo of the Day: Downtown Disney
Day 3: Daytona Beach's Parallel Universes: Spring Break Meets Bike Week
Day 3: Florida Spring Break Photo of the Day: Daytona Beach

Day 4: Fort Lauderdale's Spring Break: Pretty Palms and Pretty Loose
Day 4: Florida Spring Break Photo of the Day: Fort Lauderdale
Day 5: In Miami's South Beach, a Different Kind of Spring Break
Day 5: Florida Spring Break Photo of the Day: Miami Beach

Finale: 5 Things I Learned Road Tripping through Florida on Spring Break

Also, check out some spring break coverage from AOL Travel, our Gadling travel blog and elsewhere on AOL.

The Savvy Grown-Up's Guide to Spring Break on a Budget
Budget Locations for Spring Break 2013 Travel

Alternative Spring Break Ideas
8 Strategies For Avoiding The Spring Break Crowds
How to Stay Healthy on Spring Break
Cheap Spring Break Ideas For Broke People
9 Videos to Spruce up Your Spring Break
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