Out of Office: Destination Ideas for a Spring Getaway

Spring has finally sprung, and folks are feeling the call of warmer weather as they stare out the window from their office desks. Are you feeling the itch to get away this spring? From getting out of the country to exploring more of what your own state has to offer, we’ve put together a shortlist of exciting (and budget-friendly) destinations for the perfect May getaway!

Out of Country

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

This coastal resort getaway offers both intimate small-town charm and exciting urban dining and nightlife options—all with beautiful beaches and glowing sunset vistas. Sun, sand, and delicious food: what more could you ask for in a spring getaway?

Toronto, Canada

While the weather might not be as warm as in Mexico, the largest city in Canada is proof that our northern neighbors have a lot to offer. From shopping the multilevel Eaton Mall, to fishing Lake Ontario, to taking in the breathtaking view of the city while dining in the revolving restaurant atop the CN Tower, Toronto is guaranteed to offer a new and unique experience to any traveler—and it’s only a short flight or a scenic road trip away!

Out of State

Palm Springs, California

This once-popular destination for Hollywood’s brightest is finding its cool again among a new set of pleasure-seekers. From hiking, golf and horseback riding, to show business history, to lounging around pools and basking in the sun, Palm Springs has something to offer for every kind of vacationer.

Savannah, Georgia

Georgia’s oldest city feels like a modern marvel—especially in the spring, when the city blooms with beautiful flowers and warm weather brings the people outdoors to enjoy fine Southern cuisine al fresco and stroll through the greenery of Forsyth Park.

At Home in the Midwest

Iowa Great Lakes, Iowa

Whether you’re boating, swimming, water-skiing, or getting the heart racing at Arnolds Park, you don’t have to go far to make the most of a holiday in Iowa! Beat the summer crowds by visiting the Lakes in May, and live out your holiday in luxury at one of the many beachside resorts.

Yankton, South Dakota

Located six miles west of Yankton, South Dakota on the shores of Lewis & Clark Lake, Lewis and Clark Recreation Area is the region’s most popular campground. Whether you’re looking to get out on the lake for some fishing or just want to relax next to the campfire, Lewis & Clark Recreation Area is just the place for you!

Fort Atkinson State HIstorical Park, Nebraska

Fort Atkinson was established in 1820 and offers a look back in time to the era of Lewis and Clark and the American fur trade. With living history demonstrations and numerous reconstructed historical buildings, the whole family can step inside the history of the Midwest over a weekend.

Road Trips

Winter weather tends to freeze people’s road trip ambitions, so spring is the perfect time to fire up your engines and see the best of the Midwest! There are so many incredible landmarks and attractions worth seeing in the Midwest, so why not take an on-the-go vacation?


Wherever you go, relax, have fun, and get away from the day-to-day grind. We hope that this list of ideas inspired you to plan a vacation of your own—and when you return refreshed and tanned, Office Systems Company will be here to make your organization’s workflow more efficient than ever!