Still haven’t made plans for spring break? You’re not alone. You’re also not required to have kids or a student ID to indulge in this annual tradition.
It is, after all, a natural time to pause and take a breather between the winter months and the start of summer. Whether you have a week or just a few days to spare, it’s not too late to book a last-minute trip because there are a variety of destinations and hotels to suit every type of spring breaker without breaking the bank.
Between walking the beaches of the Florida Keys, taking a spin on a cable car in San Francisco or exploring centuries of history in Washington D.C., the options are plentiful and include some of the most tried-and-true spring break destinations that have repeatedly ranked on Hilton’s list of most popular spots.
So, when considering where to book your trip, start with the list below and save yourself some time, money and hassle.
Plan your adventure in the Florida Keys with watersports, snorkeling trips, food tours, parasail rides and more, along with a $50 resort credit, all through Hilton’s Leisure Escapes package, which is available at seven different hotels, including:
- Casa Marina, a Waldorf Astoria Resort – Private beach; on-property watersports; oceanfront views
- DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Grand Key – Key West – Beach slope-style “zero entry” pool; poolside tiki bar; cabanas
- Hilton Garden Inn Key West/The Keys Collection – Newly opened in 2016; convenient location at entrance of the island; outdoor pool and bar
Start your day right in the “Theme Park Capital of the World” with Hilton’s Breakfast Included package that includes breakfast for the entire family. This package can be booked at more than 30 Orlando-area hotels, including:
- Hilton Garden Inn Orlando at SeaWorld – Official on-site hotel of SeaWorld®; short ride to Universal Orlando Resort and Walt Disney World; free shuttle to parks; pool
- Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando Theme Parks – A home-away-from-home setup with full kitchen, sitting area and workspace; central to theme parks; pool
- Hilton Orlando – Lazy river; water slide; Splash Zone; two resort pools
Hilton guests visiting San Diego can receive exclusive discounts for local excursions and cultural attractions, as well as daily breakfast, with Hilton’s California Road Trip package, available at 29 participating area hotels, including:
- Hotel del Coronado - Curio Collection by Hilton – White sandy beaches; majestic Victorian architecture; shoreside fitness classes
- Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter – In the heart of downtown San Diego; surrounded by more than 100 restaurants; outdoor pool
- Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown – All-suite property; minutes from SeaWorld®, San Diego Zoo and Legoland; Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins on site
Discover the City by the Bay with exclusive savings on local activities and experiences, such as a cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge and local bus tours. Hilton’s California Road Trip package can be booked at 11 San Francisco-area hotels, including:
- Hilton Parc 55 – Central downtown San Francisco location; 32 floors; unforgettable bay view and three dining venues
- Hilton San Francisco Union Square – In the Theater District; 46th floor Cityscape lounge; 16th floor pool deck
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport – Waterfront views of the San Francisco Bay; jogging and walking trails; convenient access to downtown Burlingame and downtown San Francisco; plush outdoor courtyard with firepits and sofas
As the official hotel partner of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Hilton is offering special Cherry Blossom packages at hotels around the city to experience peak bloom like never before. Every package comes with the “Petal Pass”, which includes exclusive discounts, activities, and treats. The package can be booked at 43 D.C.-area hotels, including:
- Hampton Inn Washington DC/White House – Two blocks from the White House and one mile from the Tidal Basin; indoor pool; complimentary hot breakfast
- Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf – Recently opened; views of the Tidal Basin from rooftop lounge; complimentary Canopy bicycles; pet-friendly
- Capital Hilton – Walking distance to the White House and National Mall; on-site restaurant and fitness club; central location to DC’s top attractions
To search for more inspiration on the best destination for your Spring Break getaway, visit www.travel.hilton.com/springbreak or consider an escape to one of these other ideal places below:
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 19 world-class brands comprising more than 7,000 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 123 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for six consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 146 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of more than 30 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to elegant service, one-of-a-kind experiences and culinary expertise in landmark destinations around the world. Inspired by their timeless environments and sincerely elegant service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver an effortless experience seamlessly, creating a true sense of place for guests through stunning architectural features, brand rituals, the famous Peacock Alley, refined art collections and elevated in-room amenities. In addition to the brand’s world-class hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a global residential portfolio that provides the comfort of a private home combined with unsurpassed amenities and high-touch service. Waldorf Astoria is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience an unforgettable stay at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts by booking at waldorfastoria.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts at stories.hilton.com/waldorfastoria, and follow the brand on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About Embassy Suites by Hilton
Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 19 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers both leisure and business travelers an approachable, best-in-class experience with two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast, inviting open atriums, 24-hour fitness centers and a complimentary evening reception. Embassy Suites by Hilton offers more than 260 open hotels with 42 properties in development. Experience a positive stay at Embassy Suites by Hilton by booking at embassysuites.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Embassy Suites by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/embassysuites, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 640 hotels with more than 147,700 rooms across 51 countries and territories. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Experience a positive stay at DoubleTree by Hilton by booking at doubletree.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about DoubleTree by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/doubletree, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and modern amenities for an experience that is simply on another level. The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. With 960 hotels in 56 countries and territories around the world, the brand ensures today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. Experience a positive stay at Hilton Garden Inn by booking at hgi.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Hilton Garden Inn at stories.hilton.com/hgi, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton’s upscale, award-winning, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand, has more than 530 pet-friendly locations across the U.S., Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean, with more than 115 properties in the pipeline. Homewood Suites by Hilton offers inviting, generous-sized suites featuring separate living and sleeping areas, and fully equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators for guests seeking home-like accommodations when traveling for extended or quick overnight stays. Additional value-driven amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast. Homewood Suites by Hilton is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. Experience a positive stay at Homewood Suites by Hilton by booking at homewoodsuites.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Homewood Suites by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/homewoodsuites, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
For over a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. With more than 600 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters. Experience a positive stay at Hilton Hotels & Resorts by booking at hiltonhotels.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Hilton Hotels & Resorts at stories.hilton.com/hhr, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of more than 130 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts handpicked for their distinct character. Curio Collection properties offer guests the ability to experience independent hotels that offer authentic, curated experiences through local offerings and elevated amenities, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Experience Curio Collection by Hilton by booking at curiocollection.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Curio Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/curio, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
About Hampton by Hilton
As the No. 1 ranked lodging franchise for the last 14 years by Entrepreneur®, Hampton by Hilton — including Hampton Inn by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton — serves quality-driven and value-conscious travelers at more than 2,800 properties in 35 countries and territories around the globe. The brand continues to lead its segment by providing guests with high quality, thoughtfully designed accommodations and amenities, such as modern and spacious rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast. Hampton by Hilton is committed to delivering an exceptionally friendly and authentic service all backed by the 100% Hampton GuaranteeTM. Experience a positive stay at Hampton by Hilton by booking at hampton.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Hampton by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/hampton, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
About Canopy by Hilton
Canopy by Hilton is a vibrant boutique lifestyle brand, providing guests a place in the neighborhood to relax and recharge with simple, guest-directed service, comfortable spaces, an energizing atmosphere, and thoughtfully local choices. Each hotel is designed as a natural extension of its neighborhood and delivers a fresh approach to hospitality and the guest experience. The Canopy portfolio includes more than 35 open properties around the globe with 30 under development across 17 countries and territories. Experience a positive stay at Canopy by Hilton by booking at canopybyhilton.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Canopy by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/canopybyhilton, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.