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Spring is HERE and it’s time to GO on an adventure!

Spring has finally arrived, it’s time to put away the winter clothes and start planning your next outdoor adventure. Whether you are in college or not, it’s time to organize a getaway: your very own Spring Break.  Here is a list of a variety places for all different tastes that will satisfy your wanderlust :

Would you like to go camping? For many, camping consists of setting up tents and sitting around campfires eating s’mores and listening to music, but what if I told you there’s a place were setting up a tent 101 isn’t needed?  Welcome to  El Cosmico, a bohemian desert-like campground in Marfa, TX where the closest main city is Midland, TX. Here, alongside a hammock grove, there is an amazing variety of accommodations such as Tepees, Tents, and Yurts. With BBQ’s at night and live music from locals you are guaranteed to let time fly by.  If you want to do some exploring during the day, you can get in touch with your artisanal side closer to the city or take a picture at the famous Prada Marfa sculpture in the middle of the road. This is perfect for anyone who wants a quiet, relaxing time in a faraway place.

 

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Costa Rica: PURA VIDA! Right  off the shore of Puerto Viejo located in the province of Limon , you’ll be able to look deeper into an underwater world with a variety of sea life like wild tropical fish and sea turtles . Lose yourself in the beauty of  Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge or BriBri, the Stibrawpa project run by a group of women from the village of Yorkin on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, located deep within their beautiful emerald rainforest.

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Located in central Mexico, near Querétaro (nearest airport) there is a small magical town by the name of San Miguel de Allende. This colonial time city named an Unesco World Heritage site 2008, is the home of many artisanal products such as hand-blown glass and and metalwork and the perfect place for art lovers as they are big on stained glass pottery and handmade jewelry. Here you will be able to see old Mexican culture through the architecture filled cobblestone streets and if you have time even go to Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, a museum dedicated to the famous couple. Paired with tacos and mezcal, who can resist to such a beautiful city with that much to offer?!

 

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Some of us like to “stick to basics” and why not…can’t beat the amazing beaches of Dominican Republic.  As per US News, the activity packed beach city of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic has been ranked one of the top beaches to visit over all in the caribbean. The beautiful island is the perfect getaway from your everyday life. From its white sand beaches to their in cave nightclub, Punta Cana never fails to give you the best it’s got to offer. With top of the line all-inclusive resorts such as and warmth of their people, it’s no doubt Dominican Republic truly “has it all”.

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El Yunque Rainforest, Puerto Rico

In the wonderful capital San Juan, of this beautiful Caribbean island Puerto Rico, there is so much to do. You can experience the “island life” at its finest. From seaside restaurants and bars to their fantastic nightlife. And if you want to get a tour from a young local, check out my earlier post: Discovering Old San Juan with a local.  Also, be sure to check out a beautiful local treasure close by. El Yunque Tropical Rainforest covers a part of the great island with thick green mountains with hidden waterfalls. El Yunque, is about 29,000 acres, and it’s the only tropical rain forest in the US national forest system.  Here, you can have an experience with nature first hand. You can also wander the hiking trails all the way to its highest point or just hang out in the Yokahu observation tower.

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Cancun, Mexico

Trying to have a wild fun vacation? What screams out spring break more than CANCUN?!

With a long strip of beach front resorts and extraordinary nightlife, this Mexican city has so much to offer. For example,head on over to the Mayan ruin of Chichen Itza or the beautiful crystal underground caves of Rio Secreto .Want something more exciting? There are many Zipline tours. Without a doubt left in mind, Cancun is always a go-to when it comes to spring break.

 

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More on my Cancun experience coming soon!  Feel free to leave your comment and suggestions. Share your #SpringBreak experience on #MaityontheGo.

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Me (Maity Interiano) jetsurfing in Cancun, Mexico

 

Swimming in the Cenotes…underwater caves

 

VanDutch ride to Playa Mujeres.

 

No experience is complete with a good dinner.