Each year, as March ends and April starts, the search for some of the great spring weekend getaways is started. People throughout the world are curious to spend their weekends at beautiful places where they can enjoy a lot of outdoor activities. Check out this list of best spring weekend destinations.
Pinnacles National Park, CA
This national park is newly built, but the red stones here are approximately 23 million years old. Additionally, in the spring season, scrubby plants bloom here, which make the environment even more beautiful. This park is situated in Steinbeck country, California. You can enjoy the high peaks trail and the blooming lupines would leave you spell-bound.
Weeki Wachee Springs, FL
If you love mermaids, this is the place to go this spring season. A group of female aquatic acrobats performs here with mermaid style. They have approximately 60 years of experience and hence you would love their performance. There is an entry fee to this place but the good thing is that bird shows and river cruise are also included in that. For the kitschy show, you would need to pay separately.
Port St. Lucie, FL
You can reach this place easily if you find out the PGA Village golf complex. Beer and hot dogs are a famous meal here. This place is certainly good for those people who love some kinds of sports. Baseball team practices here and since the league starts from April, you would also see many local teams practicing here.
The Sea Ranch, CA
As March fades, you might want to enjoy the cool weather once again. For that purpose, you can go to Sea Ranch, CA. During this period, the gray whales migrate to the northern parts and hence, you would see them if you happen to visit this place this spring season. There are many hotels here and from each hotel room, the view of these whales would excite you.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Arizona
Have you ever seen a desert bloom? If no, then watch one this spring season. Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is one such place where you would enjoy such a scene. Not only Indian paintbrush bloom here, but the awesome Mexican poppies also bloom here. This park has around 3200 species of plants and if you want to view the Sonoran’s botanical hits, this is the perfect place. Various plant species such as cacti, herbs, eucalyptus and legumes grow here.
Mount Hood Hikes, OR
If you want to go on an adventurous tour this weekend, you can plan a trip to the Mount Hood Wildflower Walks, where you would be able to head to this tallest mountain in the Oregon. The height of this mountain is 11,000 feet. Wildflowers make the environment even more beautiful. Depending upon the month in which you travel to this place, various different species of flowers would be encountered. Another good thing about this place is that it is very vast, stretching to over 1 million acres, so you can roam about anywhere till you get tired.
These are some of the great spring weekend getaways to select now and plan a visit.