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In many parts of the world, Florida in particular, March means beautiful beach weather. So to get in the summer spirit, plan a Spring Break beach vacation. But where to? (The United States has a heck of a lot of coast to cover.) We've narrowed it down for you with our picks for the best Spring Break beaches!

Panama City Beach Spring Break1. Panama City Beach, Florida

It’s hard to turn down a balmy Florida beach trip in March. Look forward to 70-degree weather and lots of chipper coeds on a Panama City Beach Spring Break vacation. Why not split the cost of a Panama City Beach condo with fellow revelers? (Read more about Panama City Beach Spring Break 2010.)

2. South Padre Island, Texas

A long-time haven for Spring Breakers, this Texas beach promises nonstop fun in March – especially if you’re a college student. However, since the barrier island offers up a wealth of water sports and activities, there’s something for everyone here. To boot, private South Padre Island beach house rentals make the coastal town enjoyable for all, whether their guests include families or lovebirds.

3. Key West, Florida

If you've got a laidback, exotic getaway in mind, don't leave the country. Just head to nearby Key West for tropical breezes, friendly locals, snorkeling, and an all-around unique Spring Break beach vacation. Include "saving money" on your Spring Break beach vacation itinerary with one of our Key West vacation rentals.

Cancun Spring Break Margaritas4. Cancun, Mexico

This ubiquitous Spring Break hotspot/Mexico beach town is teeming with merrymakers every March. Whether it’s the stunning sunsets, the clear blue water, or the margaritas that make Cancun so attractive this time of year, one thing’s for sure – you’ll have a blast. Got a little recluse in you? Hide away from the crowds in a Cancun beach rental.

5. Daytona Beach, Florida

If you’re planning a Florida Spring Break vacation with the kids, a Daytona Beach condo rental is one of your better bets. Formerly an oasis for rowdy college kids, this Atlantic Coast beauty is now all about family fun.

6. South Beach, Miami

South Beach in Miami is the glamorous place to be this Spring Break. Chill out at the beach all day, hit the clubs at night, and when you're all partied out, crash in your comfy South Beach vacation rental.

7. Rosarito Beach, Baja California

Cancun isn’t the only beloved Spring Break beach in Mexico; Rosarito Beach (just off the coast of California) is also a must see. And for many, Rosarito Beach rentals are close enough for an affordable road trip.

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