Spring Vacation Ideas

Wisconsin Countryside
Wisconsin Farmhouse Countryside

Spring vacation ideas #1:. Wisconsin apple blossoms - Spring is apple blossom time in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. This is the state’s second oldest community and a drive through the many orchards in the area is a great way to enjoy the beauty of the springtime.

Prairie du Chien and the surrounding area is wonderful spot for hiking, biking and taking photos. There are over two hundred “Effigy Mounds” the area. These preserved earthen mounds were made in the shapes of animals and are an important part of the American Indian culture dating back over a thousand years.

The history of Prairie du Chien and Fort Crawford can be explored in the Fort Crawford Museum.

Enter the world of Victorian America with a visit to the Villa Louis, the preserved estate of one of Wisconsin’s most prosperous families of the 19th century.

Enjoy the spring weather and landscape at Wyalusing State Park. Here you can camp by the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers.

The park is a great spot to get in some fishing, boating or bicycling. The town of Prairie du Chien is a great springtime vacation destination.

#2: Whistler, British Columbia Canada is a great place for a cheap March vacation.

Deals are plentiful because the prime skiing season has passed, and the weather is far too cold for the other summer sports that take place in Whistler. This means spring skiing specials, which can help you get the most bang for your buck at Whistler.

Spring skiers also get excellent weather and frequent sunny skies during March at Whistler, unlike the snowstorms and blizzards that they are likely to face earlier in the season. The deals on room rates are sure to save you significant money.

Even the nicest hotels in Whistler heavily discount during March, with prices about 50% lower than they are during the peak season. The restaurants and bars often extend happy hour specials to greater hours during this period as well. Whether you ski or not, you are sure to enjoy the beauty of Whistler in the springtime.

Lake Contoocook NH
Lake Contoocook NH
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Spring vacation ideas #3: The Monadnock region of New Hampshire is a wonderful place to go any time of year but it’s especially perfect for spring vacation ideas. If you like to camp, try Emerald Acres Campgrounds in Jeffery, NH.

This is an excellent family campground alongside Cheshire Pond; quite convenient for swimming, fishing and heading out on the water on a canoe. Also in the Monadnock region, Lake Contoocook is prime spot to enjoy a springtime vacation in New Hampshire.

A great way to enjoy Lake Contoocook in comfort is a stay at the Woodbound Inn & Resort which is in the heart of it all in Rindge, NH. You have all the outdoor spring activities available to you plus a private lake beach, 12 miles of trails and a USGA par-three golf course.

#4: New York wine country - For a wine and romance getaway try the Finger Lakes Wine Country in New York. Geneva is the home of Geneva On The Lake which was called "One of the world’s most beautiful inns" by Bride’s Magazine. The inn is a European style historical landmark situated on 10 acres of formal gardens and classical sculptures.

Close by Geneva are several wine tasting trails including the famous Seneca Lake Wine Trail. Excellent hiking is available at nearby Watkins Glenn Gorge.

Also close to Geneva OnThe Lake is the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge where you can enjoy wildlife drives, walking trails and nature photography. New York’s Finger Lakes region is famous for shopping and antiquing.

The Waterloo Premium Outlet in the town of Waterloo has some 100 stores designer outlet stores. Geneva On The Lake is a perfect spot for a romantic getaway in spring or any other time of the year.

Spring vacation ideas #5: Charles Town WV - Cure your spring fever with a trip to the historic Carriage Inn Bed & Breakfast in Charles Town, West Virginia. Charles Town is very conveniently located a short drive from Baltimore and D.C.

The surrounding area is just chock full of things to do no matter what your vacation plans are. You can head over to the Charles Town Races & Slots for some gaming and horse racing action. Two popular spots nearby are the National Battlefield and the Harpers Ferry National Historic Park.

Enjoy some river rafting and family creek floats which can be setup through River & Trail Outfitters in Harpers Ferry. Or you can just relax in the Jacuzzi at the Carriage Inn Bed & Breakfast and spend your time walking around and exploring the many local antique shops and restaurants.

River & Trail Outfitters

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