Whether you’re a fan of beach, mountains, or desert, Southern California is the perfect place to visit during Spring Break, as it tends to be less crowded during the months of March and April. Here are some ideas for special vacations you can take your family on this spring break!
Joshua Tree is a great place to take the family if you’re on a budget. You can rent a house and spend your days hiking and exploring the outdoors or for a less expensive option you can camp at one of the multiple campgrounds in the desert.
Big Bear Lake
If you prefer mountains over desert, take the family to Big Bear Lake. If visiting during the colder months of spring, you can ski, snowboard, and snowshoe. During the warmer months, Big Bear is perfect for hiking, biking, fishing, paddleboarding, and exploring! You are sure to find something for everyone.
Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip
From end to end, the Pacific Coast Highway is 1,675 miles long from Olympia, Washington to San Diego, California. Take a road trip down the beautiful Pacific Coast Highway and visit various destinations along the way. There are several hikes, walks, and scenic views for everyone to enjoy.
Southern California Theme Parks
With so many theme parks and resorts in Southern California, it is the perfect place to take your family especially if you have younger kids. Head over to Anaheim, California for various theme parks. You can even drive down to San Diego and visit the amazing San Diego zoo for a day trip from Anaheim.
Looking for an indoor Southern California vacation? The Great Wolf Lodge Southern California location is right up your alley! With no control over the weather, you are sure to have a delightful vacation uninterrupted. Great Wolf Lodge has plenty of special activities and games planned for Spring Breakout 2023, so you can create family memories to last a lifetime.
The “Southern California Challenge” Road Trip
If you’re a fan of beach, desert, and mountains, you don’t have to choose just one! One of the beauties of Southern California is that you can visit all three destinations in just one day on an awesome road trip. Start at one of the beautiful beaches of Los Angeles or Orange County and make your way to Big Bear Lake, and then over to the desert of Palm Springs.
There you have it! Five awesome ideas for an unforgettable Southern California spring break that all ages will enjoy. Whether you want to get some relaxing time at a resort or create unforgettable memories with your family, you can do all that in these fantastic locations.
Spending spring break at home this year? Check out the Great Wolf blog and find tons of things you can do at home with the whole family. From scavenger hunts, crafts, recipes, and more, you’ll be sure to feel the spirit of Great Wolf Lodge!