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    Quick Spring Getaways

    Whether soaking up the sun or schussing down the slopes makes for your ideal vacation, we've rounded up 10 quick spring getaways sure to put some spring in your step.

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    Quick Spring Getaways - Antigua and Barbuda

    Spring getaways to Antigua and Barbuda mean one thing: sailing. Thanks to constant trade winds and idyllic harbors, the island coasts attract a mélange of sailors, yachters, and admirers.

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    Quick Spring Getaways - Asheville, North Carolina

    Nestled in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains region, Asheville is showing up on travelers' radars thanks to its dynamic downtown area, lively cultural offerings, and breathtaking mountain scenery.

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    Quick Spring Getaways - Austin, Texas

    With nearly 200 venues to tap your toes at, Austin, Texas is also the state's most culturally rich city, with museums aplenty and art galleries galore.

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    Quick Spring Getaways - Charleston, South Carolina

    Few cities are more lovely, more genteel, more downright Southern than Charleston, South Carolina. What's not to love about a place full of historic landmarks, gracious homes, and charming inns?

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    Quick Spring Getaways - Death Valley, California

    Despite its macabre moniker, Death Valley comes alive with wildflowers through mid-April, and spring temperatures make it the prime season to discover this 3.3-million-acre park's many wonders.

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    Quick Spring Getaways - New Orleans

    Down by the bayou come spring, the avenues of New Orleans are full of rhythm. There's no better way to discover the city where jazz was born than by attending its crowning fête, Jazz Fest.

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    Quick Spring Getaways - Playa del Carmen, Mexico

    Situated on Mexico's eastern coast, Playa del Carmen is a long way away from the hard-partying ways of Cancun. White-sand beaches, eco-parks, and nearby Mayan ruins are what this place is all about.

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    Quick Spring Getaways - Santa Catalina Island, California

    Though its heyday as a playground for movie stars passed with Hollywood's golden age, Catalina Island, off the coast of California, is still an idyllic escape with a year-round Mediterranean climate.

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    Quick Spring Getaways - Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Santa Fe, New Mexico, truly lives up to its moniker, "the City Different," thanks to its combination of desert landscapes, sprawling adobe architecture, and the third-largest art market in the U.S.

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    Quick Spring Getaways - Whistler, British Columbia

    If your ideal spring getaway involves snow instead of sand, head to Whistler, British Columbia, where one of the longest ski seasons in North America keeps skiers schussing as late as early June.

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