It's the sentence sure to fill even the most confident parent with fear and trepidation. Your teenager looks you in the eyes and says: "I want to go with the other kids on spring break to [insert some distant, dangerously debauched-sounding vacation locale here]. OK, sure, you can give him or her an emphatic "no" and start quoting statistics about violent crime in said spring break locale and tell horror stories about teenagers who got drunk and drowned or fell from a hotel balcony. Most likely you'll feel at least a little bit awful. You'll have this growing suspicion that you really are the overprotective spoilsport your teen sees across the dining room table.
Spring Break with teens: 10 reasons to visit Alabama’s beaches!
Most school districts around the country schedule a week of spring break between mid-March and mid-April. That means spring break is right around the corner. And if you have, we offer sincere congratulations. Yes, you get some time for Thanksgiving and Christmas. For most teens, all the above options sound great.
Alabama sits on the Gulf of Mexico, offering calm waters, gorgeous sunrises and sunsets and wide, white sandy beaches that rival those of neighboring Florida. That means families can relax and enjoy the waves, the sand and those magnificent sunsets without worrying about the issues alcohol can bring. But you want a beer, you say?