Some of us are getting the winter blahs so bad by March that we need a family escape. Some of us have youngsters with Spring Break in March making it the best time of year for that escape. Either way, we all need a few suggestions on getting the most bang for our buck with family in tow. So, here’s a chapter in our Affordable Family Vacations featuring Awesome March Destinations.


affordable family vacations: Williamsburg, VA1. Williamsburg, Virginia: Yo can’t be too sure what you’re going to get weather-wise in Williamsburg in March, but you can be pretty sure you won’t find a blizzard. You may want to stay at their Great Wolf Lodge – a family hotel with an indoor water park. See Williamsburg’s Historic Attractions, Theme Parks & Other Events.

Berkeley Plantation
Busch Gardens and Water Country USA
Yorktown Victory Center
Many, many more!


affordable family vacations: Big Bear, CA2. Big Bear Lake, CA: When Southern Californians want a quick escape from the urban sprawl of the lowlands, they head to the San Bernardino Mountains, where Big Bear Lake — a city named after its signature body of water — provides pretty space aplenty for play and relaxation. Check out their Family Fun Package:

Perfect escape from the urban sprawl
Pretty space aplenty for play and relaxation
Perfect for a range of budgets

affordable family vacations: Legoland, CA3. LEGOLAND, California: How many bricks does it take to build a world-class attraction? If we’re talking LEGOLAND California, many a young child’s favorite place on the planet: Over 57 million LEGO bricks is what it took to create the park’s 22,000-plus LEGO models.

Perfect for preschoolers and ‘tweens
Water park within the theme park (opens March 7th)
Proximity to additional San Diego family attractions


affordable family vacations: Austin, TX4. Austin, Texas: Warmth, sunshine and food for the adults! Comic book heaven and parks for the kids. Opened in 1977, Austin Books & Comics is one of Texas’ biggest and longest running comic book stores. Taking your comic book fans and young collectors here is a must while in the Texan capital.

See the Top 10 Family Attractions here.


affordable family vacations: Chicago, Ill5. Chicago, Illinois:  Chicago amazes me. Everything about it is so well done and well kept, that you’ll forget about the cold temperatures of March. For families, Chicago’s charm is obvious: the mix of indoor/outdoor parks, ice skating rinks, restaurants for all tastes and budgets and world-class cultural offerings makes it an all-ages playground for just about any demographic. has an incredible site to plan your trip.

A down-to-earth, family-friendly city
Museum Row and Navy Pier
Millennium Park and 500+ other parks to enjoy


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