Spring Break - Key West

Jan 25th, 2004, 03:56 PM
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Spring Break - Key West

When is Spring Break? We'd like to avoid it.
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Jan 25th, 2004, 04:06 PM
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Spring break for most colleges and elem, ms, and hs is March 22-26. A few have it the week before. These are the only two weeks I've heard of friends/family having spring break.
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Jan 25th, 2004, 04:09 PM
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Spring Break runs from the end of March through the first part of April. Different schools have Spring Break at different times. Many of the schools in the area that I live in are having their Spring Break during the first week of April this year.
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Jan 25th, 2004, 04:10 PM
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I think March-April with some weeks stronger than others. Suggest you contact Key West CVB for more details.
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Jan 25th, 2004, 04:53 PM
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Thanks to all who responded!!
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Jan 25th, 2004, 05:47 PM
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Spring break at the local university here is always mid-March. Half way through the semester. It's not politically correct for them to have it over Easter.
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Jan 25th, 2004, 05:53 PM
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I asked a police officer once in Daytona and he said they had a six week spring break season there. You might check with the CVB, as suggested, or chamber of commerce, or ask the hotel or inn you are thinking of booking.
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Jan 25th, 2004, 05:55 PM
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Spring break in my part of Texas is the second week of March.
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Jan 25th, 2004, 06:22 PM
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Many schools have spring break during Easter week as well, which falls from April 10-18.
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Jan 25th, 2004, 08:21 PM
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Spring Break is not too bad in Key West. Since there's not a bunch of huge hotels along with miles and miles of beaches, they don't attract a huge SB crowd. Plus it takes a little more effort to get to Key West than just flying nonstop on a jet into the airport then a short bus ride.

I was there last year during the last week of March and there seemed to be a bigger share of college students around, but not like other places I've been to at the same time.

If you're going to freak out if you see more than 3 people between the age of 18 and 22 together: then skip it. Remember: all it takes in Key West is for one mega sized cruise ship to dock and you won't be able to tell there's any Spring Breaker's there.
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Jan 29th, 2004, 03:20 AM
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Thanks, again, to all who responded with some very helpful info!

dweebe: Especially helpful.
We wouldn't freak for any reason but also want to avoid the huge crowds depicted at most SB locations. Thanks for pointing out that KW is a somewhat remote SB area. I hadn't thought of that.
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