Spring Break’s Up Next; Got Plans?

7 super cheap vacation spots for you & your crew!


Spring Break 2019: Beach Party! Creds:SpeakEasy.com

Need to explore some new sights without breaking the bank?

Join us on the countdown to 7 super cheap vacation spots you won’t regret!

07: Gulf Island National Seashore

This national seashore stretches 160 miles over the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico. These waters expand past Mississippi and Florida. The complete gulf includes maritime forests, marine habitats, bayous, barrier islands, and historic forts. The seashore offers a variety of activities suitable for visitors all year-round. Whether it is the white sandy beaches, boat rides, aquamarine waters, camping hideaways, a fort tour, or just a place to fish. They have it all!

  • This National Park is just a 5-hour drive from DSU

06: Panama City, Florida

Panama City’s beach offers 27-miles of clearwater-front dedicated to jet skiing, parasailing, diving, and snorkeling. This city is known for its Cobra Adventure Park, Shipwreck Island Waterpark, and Indy Speedway. So whether you are seeking out roller coaster rides, go-kart racing, or some time to get wet and wild, Panama City may just be the place to go.

  • Panama City is less than 9 hours from DSU

05: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

At this lovely location, you are going to want to play along with the 60-miles of sand and sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean that this beach supplies. Afterward, you may desire to enjoy multiple attractions such as Cap’n Rod’s Lowcountry Tours, Backstage Mirror Maze, or The Big M Casino.

  • Myrtle Beach is less than 12 hours from DSU

04: Galveston, Texas

This island city sits on the Gulf Coast of Texas and its highlight places include the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Galveston Island, Moody Gardens and the Galveston Railroad Museum.

  • Galveston is located approximately 8 hours from DSU

03: New Orleans, Louisiana

This vacation spot is well-known for locations that offer different attractions.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas has 400,000 gallons of oceanlife, Mardi Gras World has 300,000 square feet worth of gorgeous Mardi Gras floats, Cafe Du Monde offers the best beignets you’ll ever taste, and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is home to this city’s well-loved Saints.

  • New Orleans is less than a 6-hour drive from DSU

02: Philadelphia, Mississippi

This vacation spot possess activities suitable for daytime fun and nightlife. Philadelphia, Miss. is known for their waterpark, Geysers Falls. This waterpark has over 23 acres dedicated to various types of water slides, cabanas, a kid’s zone and their famous lazy river. And if you are looking for some nighttime fun, head over the Golden Moon Casino where you can find some delicious cuisines and maybe Miss Lady Luck.

  • Philadelphia, Miss is less than 3 hours away from DSU

01:  Atlanta Georgia

The ATL has numerous attractions the choose from such as the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-cola, The CNN Center, the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, and much more. So Atlanta’s attractions are suitable for people who love seeing aquatic animals, dinosaur fossils, newsworthy information or just enjoying a cola. You can grab a Citypass and receive 40 percent off all the hotspots of this fast-paced city.

  • The Atlanta, Georgia is only a 7-miles drive from DSU


**Bonus Spot!!

00: Delta State Outdoors Recreation Education Program (OREP)

DSU students can enjoy their break completing an Adventure course within various locations chosen by the OREP crew. Students can fully enjoy their spring break all while stacking up some academic credits towards graduation!

  • Contact Asst. Professor & Director, Dr. Todd M. Davis, CPRP at 662.856.4570 or visit the website: deltastate.edu/outdoorrec for more information.