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YOUR GUIDE TO SPRING BREAK.
For over 75 years, the college Spring Break getaway has
been an American tradition. In 1936, Fort Lauderdale,
Florida became the first spring break destination.
When MTV decided to film their first spring break special
from Daytona Beach in 1986, a new hot spot was
established, and up to 200,000 students began to flock
to the Daytona scene each year.
Today, spring break has migrated to destinations across
the United States. Florida still stands out as the number one
destination–specifically Panama City Beach, which is
widely regarded as the spring break capitol of the world,
hosting more than half a million students each year!
South Padre Island, Texas offers students an affordable
alternative to Florida spring breaking. Close to 150,000
students visit South Padre Island each year.
For 20 years, the Coca-Cola Spring Break Guide has
provided students with information for college spring
break. We’ve presented affordable travel options, always
keeping your monetary budget in mind. We’ve encouraged getting the most from Spring Break by featuring a
variety of activities, points of interest, party spots, travel
tips and a whole lot more. There’s so much to do out
there, and we want to help you find it and enjoy
it. That’s our mission.
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Spring Break Guide contents
“Live it u be one of the most
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Panama city beach
Beer Pong vs. Flip Cup
Top 10 College Movies
Q&A with JWOWW
The Perfect Swimsuit
Must-Have Travel Apps
411: Party In PCB
South Padre Island
Spring Break Essentials
Party In Padre
Surviving Rush Week
Nighttime in Daytona
Spring Break Do’s and Don’ts
Spring Break Pickup Lines
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Panama City Beach,
Florida is the Spring
Break Capital of
This huge Spring Break party takes
place on 18 miles of sugar white sand
beaches that lie on the edge of the
emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
According to Travel and Leisure
Magazine, this destination has one
of “the most beautiful beaches in
Don’t miss the awesome nightlife that
this Spring Break destination has to
offer. Some of the largest and best
beach clubs in the country call Panama
City Beach home and they are all open
until 4 am every night. You only need
to be 18 years old to enter these clubs
(21 to drink) and you can party and
dance all night long! Every March
Panama City Beach offers a bevy
of live concerts, MTV celebrity
appearances and special events that
add the final touch to a perfect Spring
Panama City Beach is easily traveled to
by automobile from most anywhere in
the U.S. If you prefer to fly, the brand
new Northwest Florida International
Airport is just a stone’s throw from the
beach. You will find once you arrive,
that virtually all the hotels and condos
are gulf front and almost every room
faces this gorgeous beach. You will really
enjoy the warmth and sunshine of this
tropical climate and participating in
beach activities like volleyball, parasailing
and jet skiing.
Don’t believe us? Ask one of the 500,000
students that choose Panama City
Beach every year as their Spring Break
destination of choice. Don’t miss out on
all the action for Spring Break 2012!
For more information or to
book direct with any of the
hotels listed in the guide visit the
“Official Spring Break Website”
for Panama City Beach at
eer Pong and Flip
Cup: The quintessential games of the
Played at many a college parties,
football tailgates, and on spring
break, both games involve drinking and should not be attempted
by the “lightweight.”
Which game is the better game? Having
been a raging debate for some time now,
most students are partial to one game or
the other. It’s like being a Republican or a
Democrat – you can’t be both.
We’ve asessed and summarized each, and,
finally, determined the winner of this party
Flip Cup: Essentially a team relay race, the
game focuses on the ability to chug a cup of
beer while maintaining hand-eye coordination, flipping your cup before the next
teammate can begin. The first team to make
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it through all its players wins. The appealing factor of the game is that it’s a team
game and can create a very competitive
spirit. Imagine two teams representing two
different schools, squaring off for ultimate
supremacy. March Madness has nothing on
this new sporting rivalry!
The only flaw with the game is that women
have a major advantage (which many women won’t deem as a flaw!). Female competitors consistently beat their male counterparts, leaving them drunk and defeated.
Beer Pong: The true sport of party people.
Generally played in pairs of two, competitors attempt to toss or bounce ping pong
balls into cups, each of which is 1/3 full of
beer. When a player makes a shot into a cup
of the opposing team, a player from the opposing team drinks the contents of the cup
and removes it from the table.
The flaw to this game is that it is, well, it’s
just not appealing to many women. Many
ladies do not enjoy the game, nor do they
feel that they even want to compete, thus
ignoring it. This means one thing – when
playing the Pong, be prepared to be in a
room full of dudes. But, hey, for some guys,
a room full of dudes is a good thing.
The Winner: Flip Cup will always be a
relay-race style game. The rules are simple
and limited. Beer Pong however, is open
to many rule alterations. Just look up Beer
Pong online and you’ll find that there’s dozens of styles and formats for the game. And
for that reason alone, we can crown Beer
Pong as the game of college champions!
Yes, beer pong is king! IF guys can convince the girls to play, or at least enjoy the
insanity from the sidelines, it’s a great time
for all. Having a female contingent can also
increase the chances that there’s going to be
some wild and crazy cheerleading shenanigans, which should be all the motivation
guys need to get that ball in the damn cup
(how many times can you yell “flash”?).
ENTERTAINMENT | MOVIES
© 1978 - Universal Pictures
Slackers (2002) Devon Sawa, Jason
Three pals have scammed and cheated their
way through college. You can sense the
impending blackmail here. Throw in a hot
chick and you’ve got a hilarious situation.
Accepted (2006) Justin Long, Jonah Hill,
Creating your own college where anyone is
accepted—now that’s inspirational! How
many of us wish that the South Harmon Institute
of Technology (S.H.I.T.) really existed?
Dead Man on Campus (1998)
Tom Everett Scott, Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Partying. Flunking grades. Looking for a
suicidal roommate. More partying. It’s
a college classic.
Euro Trip (2004) Scott Mechlowicz,
Watch this movie and just try and say that
you don’t want to go on a euro-trip!
Superbad (2007) Michael
Cera, Jonah Hill, Emma Stone
Viewed as the modern day “Porky’s”,
this must-see high school-to-college
comedy has a way of telling us that
we should all look back and feel
proud of our younger years.
Van Wilder (2002)Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid
Everyone can relate to the never-ending
college years. This movie’s about the
ultimate college student dream: make
money by partying!
Road Trip (2000) Breckin Meyer, Seann
Ah yes, the college road trip – where anything can, and will go wrong.
Old School (2003) Will Ferrell, Vince
Vaughn, Luke Wilson
Forming a fraternity in hopes of reliving
your college years? Will Ferrell as Frank the
Tank? Yes please!
© 1978 - Universal Pictures
American Pie 2 (2001)
Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott
American Pie pushes the R rating so
much that you’ll either be appalled or
amused by its front-row view of
horny guys in all their dubious glory.
© 2007 - SONY Pictures
The top college party movies
of all time? We sure think so.
© 1999 - UNIVERSAL Pictures
Animal House (1978)
It’s the quintessential college
movie. A classic tale of frat boy
partying at the famous Delta
House Fraternity. It’s got it all:
food fight, toga party, drinking,
drugs, and sex.
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Q: Favorite Reality show
besides Jersey Shore?
A: Real Road/Road Rules Challenges.
These shows have been overshadowed recently, but I grew up loving
‘em. When they get the whole crews
together ... it’s must-see tv =)
Q: Does Situation deserve the
‘villain’ rep he has on the show?
A: Mike is awesome. I think he kind of
likes the ‘big brother’ role, so sometimes
he gets a bad rap...undeservedly. LOL
Q: Top 5 songs currently on iPod:
A: Drake; Headlines | Foster The
People; Pumped up Kicks | Jay-Z &
Kanye; Paris | Adele; Someone Like
You | Rihanna; We found love
Q: Any embarrassing Spring
Break moments you’d share?
A: I had an appearance in Cancun last year. Before we left the
hotel I tried on a couple different
outfits,mixing and matching different
shoes. To make a long story short,
I showed up at the club with 2
DIFFERENT heels on. They were
similar, but definitely NOT the same
=) Had to send my road manager
back to get the match. Luckily we
hadn’t gone on yet.
Q: Do you have a word of advice
for girls getting ready to go on
their first spring break trip?
A: Live it up and do it big. This is
likely to be one of the most memorable weeks of your life. Keep your
group intact—buddy up and party
Q: Favorite Spring Break spot:
Daytona Beach, Panama City
Beach or S. Padre Island?
A: Panama City Beach. Amazing
strip, gotta love all the clubs and bars
on the beach. The whole vibe down
there is incredible. S. Padre Island
is a close 2nd.
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the hottest trends in swimwear design and will shape
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that plays up the bust-line. Triangle shaped tops,
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even our underwire styles with push-up pads are
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offer support and coverage
while still being sexy.
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a suit that adds an element of
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apps for every college
student heading to
Yelp locates all nearby eateries, and
allows you to browse by proximity, neighborhood, price,
or what’s open now. Not hungry? The app lets you find a
whole host of other on-the-road necessities, such as bars,
banks, drugstores, and gas stations.
Where. Want gas prices in your area? Done. Need
to find a coffee shop nearby? Easy. Need to find a movie
theater and see what’s playing? Check. Basically, Where
is an all-encompassing local-area search engine, perfect
for travelers visiting any area.
aps are always your friend when you find yourself
in an unfamiliar place. One of the big developments in
recent years has been the ability to access maps and GPS
location through mobile phones. When combined with a
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roundMe can quickly tell you about restaurants
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such as hospitals, ATMs, supermarkets, theatres, and
more. AroundMe’s biggest attributes are its simplicity
and speed: most of your hunting can be completed with
a only a single click!
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We’re located in proximity to
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The definitive list of the best places to mix & mingle
at Spring Break in Panama City Beach
SPINNAKER – The Club that started
it all, Spinnaker boasts an amazing
atmosphere, and it’s one awesome
place to party! Sitting right on a stunning shoreline, Spinnaker is the perfect
beach destination, complete with an
open-air deck and sparkling waterfall,
an outdoor concert stage, and shaded
bar stations. Spinnaker’s interior displays a sophisticated club atmosphere,
and makes everyone feel like a VIP.
Spinnaker is part of the Panamaniac
Club Card Network. 8795 S. Thomas
Dr. 850-234-7882. CLUB LAVELA – The place to see, and be
seen, Club La Vela is not only the largest nightclub in the USA, but it’s also
one of the trendiest and most respected.
Everybody who’s anybody is at LAVELA! Overlooking the beaches of the Gulf
of Mexico, LAVELA rocks by day, and
booms by night. Be sure to check out
one of many theme rooms at La Vela.
8813 Thomas Dr. 850-235-1061
SHARKY’S BEACH CLUB – Home of the
TIKI BAR – Tropical oasis by day,
world famous Beach Bash! You‘ve read
about it in Rolling Stone magazine and
you’ve seen it on MTV, so don’t waste
another minute — go experience it for
yourself! The dance floor is packed every
night with DJ “J” and the party wheel.
Get there early for the FREE KEG
PARTY NIGHTLY and the always
entertaining and wild contests. Sharky’s
is also the venue for the biggest daytime
beach bash in PCB! Sharky’s is part of
the Panamaniac Club Card Network.
15201 Front Beach Rd. 850-235-2420 world- famous club by night. The
Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort is the
only Spring Break Hotel in Panama City
Beach with a bumpin’ club like the Tiki
Bar on the same property! Thousands
of spring breakers party at the Tiki Bar,
and your spring break isn’t complete
until you ‘get freaky in the Tiki!’
17403 Front Beach Rd. 1-800-488-8828
HARPOON HARRY’S – The College bar
on the beach. Harry’s makes you feel
like you’ve walked into your favorite bar
back on campus, only this bar sits right
on the Gulf of Mexico! Hang out all day
and partake in daytime beach contests
and enjoy tons of free giveaways. After
dark, Harry’s becomes an energetic party
bar with DJ Smiley Jay spinning all
your favorites. Harpoon Harry’s is part
of the Panamaniac Club Card Network.
12627 Front Beach Rd. 850-234-6060 HAMMERHEAD FRED’S – The party
starts early every night at Hammerhead Fred’s – with 40 FREE KEGS of
ice-cold draft! Dance all night with top
college DJ’s and get lathered in foam at
their weekly foam party extravaganza.
Go to Fred’s when you’re ready to really
party! Hammerhead Fred’s is part of
the Panamaniac Club Card Network.
8752 Thomas Dr. (across from The
Summit) 850-233-3907 COYOTE UGLY – Party Ugly! You’ve
seen the movie about the bar, but have
you experienced it? Yes, hot girls do
dance on the bar. And yes, you will be
hosed down if they disapprove of your
drink choice. It’s wild, rowdy, and it’s
ugly! Get there early, it gets packed fast.
Coyote Ugly is a part of the Panamaniac
Club Card Network. 10512 Front Beach
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Panama City Beach
10512 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach
EVERYTHING’S BIG IN TEXAS
South Padre Island
is located at the
southernmost tip of
Texas and they host
one huge Texas-sized
Spring Break party
The tropical weather is perfect to
compliment your favorite daytime
activities. Jet skis, banana boat rides,
parasailing, snorkeling and more are
all available for rental. There are also
plenty of beach volleyball games that are
free and a fun way to meet other people.
This tropical resort area, or the “Island”,
as locals call it, is surrounded by the
tranquil waters of Laguna Madre
Bay on one side and the Gulf of
Mexico on the other. The four miles
of award winning sand beaches come
alive during Spring Break, hosting
some of the most active and wildest
events, proudly living up to the
slogan “Everything’s Big in Texas!”
The Coca-Cola Beach at the Isla Grand
Beach Resort is widely known as the
number one daytime spring break
hotspot, launching the “Coca Cola
Beach” which boasts a giant MTV style
stage fueled by a 50,000 watt sound
system. Daily contests including the
famous Coca Cola Dance Contest,
and tons of giveaways attract crowds
between 12,000 and 18,000 spring
breakers. This massive venue also hosts
some of the hottest acts of the moment,
entertaining crowds free of charge.
A host of clubs and bars also keep the
party going after the sun sets. Louie’s
Backyard hosts nightly live concerts
with top name national acts, Hawaiian
Tropic bikini contests, DJs and dancing,
bungee jumping, rock wall climbing,
go carts, and more. It is perhaps the
signature club and this hot spot definitely lives up to the hype. Having been
featured on MTV, E!, The Travel Channel,
and more, this party spot is always
jumping for Spring Break.
Getting To “The Island” is easy whether
you are flying or driving. If you choose
to fly most people fly into Brownsville
South Padre Island International Airport
which is located approx. 30 minutes
away. They also have inexpensive shuttles
that travel back and forth regularly.
With the sheer volume of Spring Breakers
flooding into this resort town, it’s not
uncommon for entire bars and hotels to
become hubs of Spring Break activity.
In fact, the entire island can feel like an
exclusive Spring Break party.
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Sunscreen. You can’t have too much of it, especially
when you’re in, on, or near the water. “Authorities”
recommend at least an SPF 15. If you do get burned,
take aspirin or ibuprofen.
Water. You’re going to be in the sun. You’re going to
drink too much booze. You’re going to dance a lot. In
other words, you’re going to dehydrate. So drink water,
and drink plenty of it.
If you really want to enjoy your Spring Break,
you’ll need to be prepared. The following are
the basic essentials to living (and enjoying)
the life of a Spring Breaker:
VALID I.D. No Fake I.Ds! Doormen are great at
spotting what’s real and what’s fake. Even the
slightest suspicion will provoke them to check the
validity of an I.D., and you’ll be in a heap of trouble
if you’re caught trying to pass a fake I.D. as legitimate. Don’t risk it—only offer proper I.D.s!
Condoms. No explanation needed. Use them!
Club VIP Cards. Get the card. It’s going to save
you money and if you use it properly (ie: follow the
TO AVOID IT:
Spring Break 2012
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PARTY IN PADRE
Heading to South Padre Island? Expect a Texas-sized party with plenty of party people!
The Largest Spring Break
Party in the Nation! Located behind
the Isla Grand Beach Resort, the Coca
Cola Beach stage attracts daily crowds
of between 12,000 and 18,000. It’s
the number one daytime spring
break hotspot destination for college students around the country. The
Travel Channel called Coca-Cola Beach
“The largest beach party on the
planet.” Daily activities include interactive games, prizes and the legendary
Coca Cola Dance Contest all fueled by
a 50,000 watt sound system.
LOUIE’S BACKYARD – A Legend
CLAYTON’S BEACH BAR & GRILL –
Thirty Years In the Making! In Padre,
it’s simply referred to as “The place”.
Louie’s has been featured on MTV,
60 Minutes, the Travel Channel, VH1, ETV, and the Tonight
Show with Jay Leno. You never
know who is going to show up at
Louie’s. Each year, their spring break
VIP list gets bigger, so get there and
be part of the Padre party action!
Biggest Beach Bar in Texas. Clayton’s
is the newest and largest beach bar on
the Texas coast. Listen to live music,
dance on the sand and sip a cold one
at the beach front bar. You can start
your day and end your night without
even leaving the beach.
555 Seabreeze Blvd. (386) 255-6348
TEQUILA SUNSET – Home of the
Tuesday Night Mardi Gras Party
Boasting a huge open air deck with
high-top tables and stools, Tequila
Sunset hosts its massive Mardi Gras
party every Tuesday in March, and
yes, it should be a definite stop on
your party schedule. 200 W. Pike
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This amazing 23 mile
stretch of wide, hardpacked white sand beach
has long been one of
the hottest Spring Break
destinations in Florida.
Spring Breakers can take a drive down
16 miles of this famous beach, catch
some rays or ride the waves in the
Atlantic surf. There are awesome
deals on hotels right on the beach
and they have one of the hottest
nightclub scenes in Florida.
If you like to play on the beach, you will
love the activities that range from rock
climbing walls, beach volleyball and
Frisbee tournaments. You can surf the
waves, boogie board, jet ski, parasail
and other activities that revolve around
spending a great day at the beach.
You can even rent a motorcycle or a
bicycle and explore Daytona’s unique
If you are up for making a day trip,
Daytona Beach is quite close to Walt
Disney World, SeaWorld and Universal Studios in Orlando. Daytona
also has it’s own local attractions like
DaytonaUSA, an exhibit that celebrates
the history of NASCAR and the famous
Daytona International Speedway.
When the sun goes down the nightlife
really heats up. Daytona Beach has a
wild club scene with bars like Razzles,
Aqua, and the Ocean Deck all located
within easy walking distance from the
beach hotels. Whether you enjoy live
DJ’s spinning high energy dance beats,
chart breaking concerts or a party
inducing reggae band, it’s all here in
There is no need to drive your car to
the clubs at night because Daytona’s
party bus will get you there safely. This
unique, English style red double decker
bus provides free rides for Spring
Breakers all night long. The party bus
makes regular stops at all the major
beach hotels and all the best nightclubs
and beach bars.
For Spring Break 2012, Daytona Beach
is your destination. It’s hotter in
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overlooking the ocean
• Two Room Whirlpool Suites
Castillo Del Sol Hotel
205 South Atlantic Avenue (A1A),
Ormond Beach, Fl. 32176
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rush events and dates. Stay focused
during the entire rush process and calm
throughout all of the parties and events.
Bring a journal and take notes, as things
become a blur after the events are over.
It’s recommended that PNMs have a premade list of five questions for the first
round of activites. These questions may
include: How many hours per week do
members typically spend together? What
is your involvement in the community? What is an event that you look
forward to each year? What accomplishment, award, or campus event is your
sorority most proud of?
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Some helpful advice for doing Rush right
ust as spring break is a steadfast
college tradition, so too is the
spring sorority and fraternity
rush. Going Greek may seem
intimidating, but don’t let that stand
in your way of what could be a very
positive and memorable chapter in
your college career.
Making the decision to join the “Greek
Life” is a big step, and deciding which
house to join can be a challenge. Potential
New Members (PNMs) should therefore be well informed before making a
decision that will heavily impact their
The rush experience is a definite thrill
(or as some might describe, a roller
coaster ride), and can be totally different
depending if you’re a man or a woman.
In fact, the recruitment processes of
soririties and fraternities are quite different
in terms of structure, event planning, and
Sororities are guided by the Pan Hellenic Association (PHA) and their rush
is formal, personable, and restrained.
Sorority rush consists of house tours,
multiple meet-and- greets with members,
charitable activities, cocktail parties
and various other performance-related
examinations and activities.
Fraternity rush, on the other hand, is
simple, informal, and energetic. The
male rush process relies on whether or
not a brotherly bond can be established
over conversation, games and jest.
Choosing not to follow any real set of
rules, the International Fraternity Council
(IFC) controls the process, but avoids
enforcing strict guidelines upon each
individual fraternity or chapter.
Refer to your campus newspaper, website or student handbook for important
You may also ask personal, but still
Greek-related, questions such as: What
made you pledge this sorority? Why do
you enjoy being a part of this fraternity?
What is the most challenging/rewarding
aspect of being part of Greek life?
Avoid asking intrusive questions, and
think about your responses to questions
posed to you. Just like your attire sends
a message about who you are, so does
your mouth. Remember that all of the members that
you meet were once PNMs as well. They
understand your anxiety and nervousness, so there's little need to be intimidated by the conversations and activities
you will encounter.
Do not allow yourself to be blinded by
your own stereotypes of each Greek organization. Attend each activity or party
with an open mind. It is most important
for PNMs to base their preferences on
his/her personal experience with the visit
and level of comfort with the brothers or
sisters of each organization.
In the end, the house you choose must
fit you. It’s like finding a good pair of
shoes-as soon as you put them on, you
just know they’re right. Look for a place
that makes you feel most like yourself,
and whose members make you feel the
most comfortable. Good luck, and enjoy!
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Daytona’s nightlife is alive and well! This “original”
Spring Break hotspot is still quite the place to be
for a truly awesome spring break experience.
RAZZLE’S – Razzle’s Nightclub has
been electrifying Daytona Beach’s
nightlife for over two decades. Located
in the heart of the Beachside Party
District, Razzle’s offers a world class
nightlife experience, immersing
party-goers in a world of sound, light,
and video technology. Hit the dance
floor and let the 50,000 watts of pulse
pumping power run through your
veins, or party it up in the elevated VIP
environment: The Ultra Lounge. With
over 15,000 square feet of partying
space, Razzle’s offers the largest nighttime hotspot in Daytona Beach and
will make your special night complete.
611 Seabreeze Blvd (386) 257-6236
AQUA LOUNGE – The VIP Hot Spot
A spring break experience like no
other, the Aqua Lounge is simply
electric. Hosting some of the most
memorable parties during the month
of March, Aqua has the largest VIP
Lounge in Daytona and the hottest
crowds. If you’re at Aqua, you’re there
to be seen. 640 N. Grandview Ave
OCEAN DECK RESTAURANT &
BEACH CLUB – Hit the Deck! No
Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem! Kick
back and relax in a Caribbean style
atmosphere of warm tropical breezes
and live island music. This open air
bar/restaurant is the perfect place
to experience the laid back culture
of the Caribbean. With tons of free
giveaways and no cover before 10pm,
the Ocean Deck is a place you won’t
soon forget. 127 South Ocean Avenue
Pub has been catering to spring
breakers for nearly 30 years! Quite
simply, it’s the best environment to
enjoy live sporting events with 45+
TV’s serving up all the action. When
it gets late, their DJs swoop in to
keep the crowd going. Go for their
amazing food, but definitely go for
their addictive atmosphere.
555 Seabreeze Blvd. (386) 255-6348
THE OYSTER PUB SPORTS BAR
& GRILL – A Daytona Beach Tradition
Located in the heart of Daytona’s
Beachside Party District, The Oyster
DRINK ON THE BEACH
DJ’S & DANCING
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FREE RED PARTY BUS
FREE T-SHIRTS & PRIZES
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Make the best of
your Spring Break:
DON’T do anything stupid that will
get you arrested. You’re going to do
stupid things, Just do your best not do
anything illegal. Sobering up in the back
seat of a state trooper vehicle is not a
good memory to bring back home.
Whether you’re an experienced Spring Break pro, or a first-timer,
you’ll want to follow (or at least attempt to follow) these simple
dos and don’ts. After all, you do want to return to class feeling like
you’ve had the trip of a lifetime.You deserve this!
The popular social site, Facebook,
has its own set of do’s and don’ts.
Spring Break on
his or her wall.
there’s a very good
chance you’ll be
posting a lot of unflattering photos
and perhaps more
than a few questionable wall posts. As a student,
you might think it’s fun to upload a
picture of you taking a Jäger shot,
but your (future) boss might not.
Just remember, your Facebook account can be a factor in your future
career and personal relationships.
Careless wall posts can damage your
reputation, and anything you post
can be accessed by the public. Stay
smart about what you should
and should not do on Facebook
while you’re partying.
DO post fun pics of your Spring
Break. Seeing as it’s supposed to
be a fun trip, and part of the fun is
sharing these moments, a photo of
you dancing at a club with white
foam pouring from the ceiling, is
great, Especially if you look like
you’re genuinely having fun.
DON’T let your parents or coworkers see
all your tagged pics ,
and don’t let people tag
you in pictures without
your approval. You have
control of the pictures
you post, but don’t forget
you could appear in photos taken by others. Take
a minute to go over your privacy settings before heading to the airport.
DON’T post too many status
updates during your trip.
Rather than show people that you’re
tied to your phone, show them that
you’re too busy having fun - you’re
on vacation! No one really cares
what you’re doing every minute of
the day. Restraint is best.
DON’T post anything on Facebook between midnight and 6
am. You very well may post something regrettable, and by the time
you wake up at noon the following day, dozens of friends, distant
acquaintances, and family members
will have already seen it.
DON’T fall in love. A quick fling may
seem appealing, but no one wants to
hear you cry on the ride home because
you actually fell for the person you.
knew you’d never see again.
DO meet new people. After all, nothing
is better than meeting someone for a
week, becoming Facebook friends, and
then never seeing them again.
DO try something new. Parasailing is
something you can’t just do anywhere,
and most, if not all the beach destinations, offer it on the cheap so that you’ll
be interested in trying it. Ever go deep
sea fishing swim with dolphins, or ride a
jet ski? All of these activities should be
within your budget and will make your
experience more memorable.
DO use sunblock! Looking bronzed is
hot. Being as red as a lobster is not!
DO expect to be single if you’re in a
relationship prior to Spring Break. If
you’re significant other can’t join you
for the week, the facebook pics alone
will be enough to bury you. ,you’re planning to travel as a couple, you may be
thinking that this will be something of a
romantic getaway. Wrong. Chances are
you’ll both have a lot of explaining to do
during the long ride home.
Absolutely DO have fun.
Pick-up lines are cheesy, but people that
use them know what works and what
doesn’t. Some of the best known pick-up
lines are those that can elicit a laugh—
that’s the best ice-breaker one can hope
for. Keeping “laughter” in mind, here are
the top five best and worst pick-up lines.
“Sorry, but you owe me a drink. [Why?] Because
when I looked at you, I dropped mine.”
“Are you from Tennessee? [No, why?] Because you’re
the only 10 I see!”
“I lost my teddy bear. Will you sleep with me tonight?”
“My magic watch says that you don’t have on any
underwear.” [She says yes I do] “Damn! It must be
15 minutes fast.”
“It’s most likely the alcohol talking, but you’re hot!”
“Apart from being sexy, what do you do for a living?”
“Drink till I’m cute, once I’m sexy, you are cut off.”
“Wow! Are those real?”
“I lost my virginity, can I have yours?”
“What do you like for breakfast?”
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