All aspects of spring break are crazy AP Images:Brian Branch-Price
** FILE ** In this Friday, June 21, 2002 file photo, visitors and residents spend the day on the beach in Belmar, N.J. Revelers in this Jersey shore party town can now legally drink from unregistered beer kegs and give people the finger. Belmar has scrapped laws relating to kegs and flipping the bird, on the grounds that they were difficult to enforce. (AP Photo/Brian Branch-Price)

Spring break is a time for college students to kick back and relax — that’s nothing new. But did you know the extent of how crazy spring break truly is?

Check out these facts about spring break in the U.S.

  1. Spring breakers collectively spend over $1 billion each year.
  2. More than 1.5 million students go on spring break every year.
  3. On average, students will spend $1,100 each over the course of their spring break.
  4. Every year, at least one spring breaker dies from falling off a balcony.
  5. Panama City Beach, Fla., is the number one domestic spring break destination.

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To all those students enjoying themselves, be safe!

Kaitlyn Winey About the author:
Kaitlyn Winey is an associate videographer/editor for Rare. Follow her on Twitter @TheWineyWrapUp.
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