Culture

Miami Spring Breakers: An Anthropological Study

It's spring in South Florida, and you know what that means: the annual migration of a truly fascinating breed, the common Spring Breaker.

So many of these specimens choose our home as their March and April vacation destination. Some make pilgrimages from far-off states in the Midwest. Others live and go to school here, shedding the skin of their normal, respectable lives for one week of Spring Break revelry. Either way, who could blame 'em? Miami and its environs offer anything and everything to people with some expendable dough and the freedom of not having to set their alarm clocks for seven straight days. And with the St. Patrick's Day overlap, the Breakers were in top form last weekend.

We studied the drinking, partying, and mating patterns of the common Spring Breaker in three Miami neighborhoods where spring breakers were getting their vacay on: Brickell, South Beach, and Westchester.

Read on to see our Spring Break revelers in acción.


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Ily Goyanes
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