The 5 Most-Happening Military Spring Break Destinations

Hiking to the top of Chinaman's Hat in Kāneʻohe Bay is one of the challenges of being assigned to this island paradise.

Spring break may seem out of reach for military members these days, with increased work loads and shrinking budgets. But weekend duty or another free trip to Anheuser-Bush resorts may not be your only options. Duffel Blog teamed up with MilitaryVacations.com to put together a list of the best places for military members to visit, without spending a dime.

So get out your Administrative Action form and your Individual Augmentation request, because this list is sure to cure the service member’s spring-time blues.

#5 Kāneʻohe Bay, Hawaii

Hiking to the top of Chinaman's Hat in Kāneʻohe Bay is one of the challenges of being assigned to this island paradise.
Hiking to the top of Chinaman’s Hat in Kāneʻohe Bay is one of the challenges of being assigned to this island paradise.

When former Marines of Kāneʻohe Bay tell friends they served in the military, they try to avoid saying they did so in one of the world’s top vacation spots. With some of the best surfing in the world and a summer climate year round, the tropical island beats your shitty post in Alabama or the Mojave desert any day.

Avoid angry Samoans who want to kill you and killer waves on the North Shore that you know in your heart you can’t surf, and you are in for the best military-paid vacation of your career.


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