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Top 19 Destinations for 2024 Spring Break (+ 5 Memberships You Need to Get There)

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Amy Leal
January 30, 2024

TL;DR: Explore 20 unique North American destinations for RV adventures this Spring Break, from cities to natural landscapes. Utilize apps like RV Trip Wizard and Harvest Hosts for planning and unique stays. Highlights include Seattle's grunge and greenery, Salem's historic charm, and more.

Top 19 Destinations for 2024 Spring Break

Ditch the airport crowds and hit the open road! Your Spring Break adventure awaits in 19 diverse destinations across North America. From vibrant cities to stunning landscapes, this guide has the perfect spot for every RV adventurer. We’ve included places to play and places to stay.

Don’t forget your travel companions! Plan every turn of your journey with RV Trip Wizard, your go-to app for route planning. Use your Harvest Hosts and Boondockers Welcome apps to find unique experiences at vineyards, breweries, farms, welcoming private properties, and off-the-beaten-path gems. Campendium offers a curated selection of top-notch campgrounds. Finally, if you’re into wild camping experiences, take iOverlander along for the ride.

Seattle, WA

seattle.png Seattle, where grunge meets greenery and salty sea air mingles with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee. Grab a latte at Pike Place Market and then take a cruise through Ballard Locks. Soak in the Emerald City's funky charm from Gas Works Park.

Salem, OR

salem.png Savor the rich layers of Salem, starting with the Oregon State Capitol. Hike the Lower South Falls Trail at Silver Falls State Park, then hop aboard a vintage electric train at the Oregon Electric Railway Museum.

Sacramento, CA

sacramento.png To experience California’s history and culture, take a free guided tour of the State Capitol. Then, stroll the historic district of Old Sacramento. Don’t forget the lush 48-acre Sacramento Zoo.

Montreal, Canada

montreal.png Thrill-seekers will love La Ronde amusement park, while Parc Jean-Drapeau offers a serene escape for cyclists and culture enthusiasts. The Montreal Botanical Garden is a tapestry of colors, from the tranquility of the Japanese Garden to the richness of the First Nations Garden. Step into the past along the cobbled streets of Old Montreal, admiring the majesty of Notre Dame and the vibrancy of Bonsecours Market.

Paso Robles, CA

paso robles.png Take a scenic ride through Paso Robles’ vineyards on the Wine Train. Visit Hearst Castle and Paso Robles Pioneer Museum. Both reflect the region's rich history. If you’re into airplanes and space travel, explore the Estrella Warbirds Museum.

Denver, CO

denver.png Experience the magic of live music at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Immerse yourself in art at the Denver Art Museum. For nature enthusiasts, hike the trails at Rocky Mountain National Park. And, for a tranquil escape, visit Denver Botanic Gardens.

Portland, Maine

portland.png Discover the enchanting Old Port Waterfront and indulge in fresh seafood, browse through art galleries and shops, or take a harbor cruise. Visit the Portland Head Light, an iconic lighthouse. Baxter State Park features Maine's rugged beauty with opportunities for hiking, paddling, and camping under the stars.

Bar Harbor, Maine

bar harbor.png Experience the natural wonders of Acadia National Park. Dive into the marine world with Bar Harbor Whale Watching, where expert guides lead unforgettable tours showcasing humpback whales and dolphins. Explore cutting-edge genetics and health research at the renowned Jackson Laboratory.

Meredith, NH

Take in the beauty of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire's largest lake, where you can enjoy boating, kayaking, or simply lounging on its inviting shores. Board the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad for a nostalgic journey. Visit Moulton Farm, a working dairy farm, where you can learn about sustainable farming, meet the cows, and indulge in delicious, locally-produced cheese and ice cream.

Portsmouth, NH

portsmouth.png Visit Strawbery Banke Museum, a living history museum where costumed interpreters bring to life the 17th to 19th centuries. The self-guided Portsmouth Historic Trail leads through 19 historic sites. Learn about naval history at the USS Albacore Museum, a Cold War-era submarine.

Boston, MA

boston.png Walk on Boston's Freedom Trail, a red brick path weaving past 16 significant sites including the Old North Church and Boston Common. Ascend the 294 steps of the Bunker Hill Monument. Step aboard the USS Constitution Museum, famously known as "Old Ironsides." Seize the chance to catch a Red Sox game at Fenway Park.

Savannah, GA

12.png Begin your journey along River Street, where shops, restaurants, and street performers create a lively atmosphere. Explore over 20 historic squares, including Forsyth Square, Johnson Square, and Lafayette Square, each with its own unique character. Take a guided tour of Bonaventure Cemetery. At the historic City Market, peruse stalls filled with local crafts, souvenirs, and delectable treats while enjoying live music.

Jacksonville, FL

Begin your adventure with a visit to Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach, renowned for their pristine beaches and historic charm. Cruise along the St. Johns River and get close to dolphins and manatees. Explore tunnels, cannons, and exhibits at Fort Clinch State Park, a Civil War-era stronghold. Hike through forests and kayak through cypress swamps at Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve.

Asheville, NC

Asheville.png Don’t miss the majestic Biltmore Estate, America's largest home, where the opulence of the Gilded Age transports you to a bygone era. Drive the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, a mesmerizing route through mountains, waterfalls, and diverse ecosystems. Soak in the thermal springs and enjoy breathtaking mountain views at Grove Park Inn.

Buffalo, NY

buffalo.png Uncover the city's history at the Buffalo History Museum, where tales of the Underground Railroad and Buffalo Bill Cody come to life. Explore the emerald beauty of Olmsted's Delaware Park and Hoyt Lake. Take a boat tour and feel Lake Erie's cool spray against your face.

Harrisburg, PA

Experience the narratives of the Civil War at the National Civil War Museum, boasting the nation's most extensive collection of artifacts. Take the Harrisburg Civil War Walking Tour, tracing landmarks like the Soldiers' Monument and Camp Curtin. For a tranquil experience, enjoy a Susquehanna River cruise, offering picturesque views of the city skyline and historic bridges.

St. Louis, MO

stl.png Ascend the iconic Gateway Arch, standing 630 feet tall, for breathtaking views and a journey through Westward Expansion history. Wander through Forest Park, a green sanctuary housing the St. Louis Zoo and the Missouri History Museum. Indulge in the rich Italian-American heritage of The Hill, known for its exquisite eateries, bakeries, and unique shops. Enjoy the tranquil beauty of the Missouri Botanical Garden, perfect for a pedal boat ride.

Tampa, FL

Soak up the sun at Clearwater and St. Pete Beaches. The roller coasters and exotic animals at Busch Gardens will captivate the family by day, while live shows illuminate the evening sky. Savor the aroma of hand-rolled cigars and the rhythm of salsa at Ybor City. The Tampa Riverwalk, a waterfront sanctuary, features museums, shops, and restaurants. Dive into the mysteries of the deep at the Florida Aquarium.

Albuquerque, NM

Start with a trip to the Petroglyph National Monument. Lose yourself in the adobe embrace of Old Town Albuquerque. Cruise a nostalgic stretch of Route 66, where chrome gleams and neon winks like constellations against the twilight. Soar to breathtaking heights aboard the Sandia Peak Tramway. Visit the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, where ancient traditions dance with vibrant art and interactive exhibits.

About Harvest Hosts
Harvest Hosts is a unique RV camping membership that offers self-contained RVers unlimited overnight stays at over 5,612 small businesses across North America with no camping fees. Boondock at farms, wineries, breweries, attractions, and other one-of-a-kind destinations throughout North America, and you’ll get peace of mind knowing that a safe place to stay is always nearby!
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Amy Leal
I’m a free-spirited travel and lifestyle writer who loves the RV life. I spent several years living in my vintage Holiday Rambler and exploring the beautiful United States. Today, I live in a casita on the Sea of Cortez and take shorter road trips. I’m excited to trace new maps with stories of Mexico’s sun-soaked magic and the joy of roaming without borders.