Spring in the Yellowhammer State means lots to celebrate: temperatures are often in the pleasant low 70s as spring-breakers flock to the Gulf Coast’s beaches.
Alaska doesn’t see spring-like temperatures until much later than its mainland neighbors—often late May or June. But once it does, visitors find fewer crowds than in summer, unmelted glaciers, and the beginnings of the lush green scenery the state is known for.
With more than 300 days of sun per year, it’s easy to assume that all seasons look alike in Arizona. In fact, spring offers notably cooler temperatures than the oppressive heat of summer.
Jump-start spring with a visit to a spring! The Natural State is famous for Hot Springs National Park, one of the nation’s only national parks located within city limits. Spring makes a perfect time to bathe in the healing waters and to enjoy a hike to the Hot Springs Mountain Tower for a 360-degree view of the Ouachita Mountains.