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3 Fun and Affordable Spring Break Ideas

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Fun and relaxation are the ways in which our body gets to recuperate. You have worked hard and diligently this semester, and you are looking forward to spring break. Unfortunately, you may not have the financial capacity to go on an elaborate, expensive vacation. That’s ok. A great spring-break vacation doesn't need to break the bank. Whether you're exploring a cool city or lounging on the beach, you can beat the winter blues with these budget-friendly tips

1. Beach It Up

Nothing says spring break like a trip to the beach. Whether you live in the sunshine state of Florida or frigid Maine, there is a beach somewhere in your state. Make a day trip with your friends, wading in the water or watching the sunset. The beautiful scenery will be zen and peaceful. At night, you can have a bonfire and make delicious smores.  With a rockin’ playlist and good company, you will have a day to remember.

2. Get Festive

The spring time is the beginsmores local festivities. From music to art to food, there is a festival for every niche. You can use groupon to discover and get discounts on some of your favorite festivals. Going to festivals is not only economical but can be the perfect way to make memories. Plus, finally getting the opportunity to rock your flower headband can be a perk too.

3. Stop the Chit Chat and Kayak

If you want a fun way to stay in shape during the break, then kayaking is your answer. Kayaking works your arms and core while burning about 300 calories an hour. Most local lakes offer deals to students. Nonetheless, even if you do not have a discount, the prices are reasonable. Also, it is an excellent way to enjoy the beauty of nature.

Which activities will you be doing during the break? Let us know in the comments.

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