Best Beach Towns for Spring Break in Florida

By ERICA WOJCIESZAK |

  | Feb 25, 2021  /  Spring Break |

With so many hot college towns, warm weather, and pristine beaches in the Sunshine State, it's no wonder that Florida is one of the prime destinations for spring break.  Whether you want to hit the beach or party till’ dawn, We've got you covered with this ultimate spring break guide.

Panama City Beach

With over 27 miles of white sandy beach, Panama City Beach is considered to be the “spring break capital of the world”. This renowned beach town has some of the best nightlife, events, and accommodations. Plan to book months in advance as PCB is extremely busy during spring break.

Daytona Beach

This energetic spring break spot isn’t for the faint-hearted. With some of the most raging pool parties, concerts, and contests, Daytona surely knows how to do spring break. For the past few years, MTV has hosted televised beach parties with dance contests that entice students from all over the country to head to Daytona.

Cocoa Beach

This quaint beach town comes alive for spring break. Beach parties and surfing, make this barefoot paradise a great vacation spot for spring break. This town is surely a surfer’s heaven and has many local gems like the Sand Bar.  This place knows how to pack a punch with their famous Hurricane drinks. 

South Beach

Miami is definitely a hot spot for spring break. With pulsating nightlife, beautiful beaches, and a lively atmosphere, this destination is perfect to help students forget about the books. Ocean drive is a swanky strip, but on spring break it's even better, especially between 5th and 12th street. If you’re looking for one of the best pool parties on the block then you have to check out Clevelander’s.

Siesta Key

Siesta has been known to be one of Florida’s best beaches because of its sugary soft white sand and its cozy beach town shops and restaurants. It became more popular as the years went on after MTV hosted the new show Siesta Key. Even though it's mainly popular with the locals, Siesta has started acquiring college students from all over during spring break time.

Key West

This laid-back beach town is historically beautiful and rich in culture. However, during spring break, it’s a different story, especially if you find yourself at Smather’s Beach. This man-made beach is definitely popular with the younger crowd, and well known for spring breakers. Activities like beach volleyball and jet skiing are extremely popular here.

Have fun and be safe out there spring breakers. For more great spring break places like this, follow MyArea Network local area guides for more things to do and events nearby. We are your go-to guide.