As the winter holidays come to a close, travelers take their cue to start planning their next big trip – spring break.
Neatly tucked between winter and summer vacations, millions of people pack their bags and head off to their favorite ski spots, beaches, and big cities for a few days of rest and relaxation.
TurnKey Vacation Rentals looked at travel trends and search behavior from 2017 to determine the hottest spring break spots.
Last year, the top spring break travel spot was Clearwater, Florida.
Did your favorite vacation spot make the list? Check out the top 10 spring break spots of 2017:
Want to see the top spring break vacation spots that each state searched for? Check out our full list of data:
Methodology: We analyzed Google Search data from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 to find average vacation home rental search values for each destination over the time period. We evaluated monthly search trends for popular spring break destinations for each individual state, then analyzed the February-March time period specifically to delineate spring break search volume. After calculating the percentage difference in annual average traffic vs. spring break traffic, we can conclude that the destinations with the highest percentage differences are the top vacation home rental destinations for spring break according to Google Search trends for each specific state. Furthermore, using the state-by-state data, we aggregated search values for each destination from each state to determine top vacation home rental destinations nationwide.