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Spring Break for Teenagers

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Spring Break for Teenagers

Hello everyone,

I am currently planning a spring break 2013 vacation for my family (two parents and two 18 year old boys.) We are looking for a place that has many daytime beach activities (jetskiing, parasailing, snorkling, etc), yet still has plenty to do if the boys want to venture out on their own.

Any suggestions for a good city or resort to stay at? Thank you so much.

Jordan

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1. Re: Spring Break for Teenagers

I forgot to mention, a college spring break destination is ok, as long as we are not staying at a place full of wild college kids.

JENSEN BEACH
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Ck out Palm Beach Shores Resort on Singer Island or one of the Marriott condotels there. Plenty of watersports, nice beach and pools. A handful of restaurants nearby as well as water taxis to downtown West Palm Beach for nightlife. Dozens of good restaurants in nearby Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter and Juno Beach. Great Fishing, some snorkeling, parasailing, jet skis you name it.

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Almost any of the bigger beach cities will fit the bill: Clearwater, Sarasota or Ft. Myers Beach on the west coast. Clearwater is nice because it is close to Tampa in case of a cold weather day. There's really no good snorkeling in Florida except for a little bit in the Keys. Cocoa Beach area is good if the boys would be interested in surfing lessons.

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Panama City Beach if looking for the wildest.

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Having snorkeled most of the Carribbean and much of Central America i don't agree there is "no good snorkeling in Florida". Palm Beach County is in S Florida and the snorkeling can be very good and is a popular activity. Key Largo and Looe Key in the FL Keys have very good snorkeling. World Class...well I would stick to Australia, Roatan, The Grenadines and other more exotic locales. For that time of year te farther South in Fl the better so I would skip Cocoa, Daytona and Clearwater if you want to swim in the Ocean or Gulf. Ft Myers or Marco Island on the West Coast might be warm enough and anywhere Jupiter and South on the East Coast.. Ft Lauderdale is fun for the whole Family with lots to do. BeachPlace Marriott is in a good location. Just across from Ft Lauderdale Beach. Walkable to lots of bars/restaurants, water taxi, bus line conveniently runs along the ocean to nearby Galleria Mall, Las Olas Blvd etc. Intl Game Fish Interactive Museum, Fishing and parasailing, jet skis and plenty of other activities. Easy for the boys to venture out day and night. Not full of wild college kids, nice mix these days of young people. Active place to visit and easy day trips to Everglades, Key Largo or Miami if interested. Hard Rock Casino is a "destination" spot there, not sure if there is an entry "age limit".

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