Free things to do in Charlotte for Easter 2014

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With schools – from elementary to colleges – on different schedules, traveling in March and April means facing spring break crowds almost anywhere you go.

But don’t let that stop your family from traveling. You might even score good deals.

Whether you’re looking for sun or snow, day trips or getaways, there’s something for every budget. Here’s a roundup of favorite spring break destinations as well as savvy travel tips (valid year-round) from TravelingMom.

Spring Break Travel Destinations

Disney World is always a top attraction. Most of the tips in this Disney World article also apply to the Disneyland Resort in California. In this article, Disabled TravelingMom discusses how to make the most of your visit to a Disney theme park during spring break.


Northstar Village at Tahoe, California.
Photo Credit: Mimi Slawoff, Los Angeles TravelingMom.

San Antonio, Texas is a great option for spring break – or any time of year. This somewhat under-the-radar city is scenic and fun. Texas TravelingMom shares the top 10 things to see and do in this historic city.

Northstar, California offers the best of both worlds – sun and snow. Los Angeles TravelingMom shares her spring skiing experience at this prime family resort.

Charlotte, North Carolina has an abundance of Easter-related activities. Those living in or around the area will find many free or low-cost ways to celebrate this special spring holiday.

The United Arab Emirates is one of four top spring break destinations recommended by Expat TravelingMom.  After living there for two-and-a-half years, she and her family still have a long list of things to see and do.



Photo Credit: Mimi Slawoff, Los Angeles TravelingMom

Spring Break Travel Tips

Escape the cold. It’s no surprise that those living in states hit hard by winter snow storms often dream of sunny getaways. Before packing your bags, read tips about choosing a destination and what to bring from TravelingMom with Teens

Budget is the first step to choosing a destination. Finance TravelingMom shares ways to find the ideal vacation package for your family.

Road trips are a popular way for families to travel. GoodNCrazy TravelingMom shares 10 tips for beating boredom while on the road.

Air travel is the fastest way to get somewhere, but advance planning is necessary when booking airfare for any holiday period.