Memorial Day unofficially marks the start of summer, and is one of the most popular weekends for travel. In 2016, According to AAA, around 38 million people took flights for Memorial Day weekend, and it is anticipated this year to be just as busy. We wrapped up 5 of the most desired US destinations for this year.
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This time of year, Miami has fewer crowds and nice weather. In addition to Miami’s annual Memorial Day weekend White Yacht Party, the city also happens to throw some of the best beach parties in the country, including ocean-side celebrations, music extravaganzas and hopping nightclubs. Miami also honors the country’s veterans with the annual March of Colors and a wreath-laying ceremony at Miami Beach Police Headquarters.
There are several reasons to head to the nation’s capital for Memorial Day this year. Away from having the ideal non-humid weather at this time of the year, if you are a baseball fan, then probably you don’t want to miss the San Diego Padres play the Washington D.C. Nationals from May 26-28 at Nationals Park. Other options include attending the National Memorial Day Parade and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery in addition to the practically endless number of incredible museums and the annual Memorial Day Concert, which will be held on Sunday, May 28th.
Palm Springs, California
Here, it’s swimsuit season! Palm springs has a year-round nonstop sunshine, and Memorial Day is the perfect time to enjoy a warm weather in the desert, before it gets really hot. Besides being known to be one of the best spots for rock climbing in the world, Palm Springs also has miles of amazing hiking trails and mountain bike treks. So, whether you want to chill by a luxury pool or get active, Palm Springs can offer you both.
Lake Tahoe, California
Lake Tahoe is a year-round paradise, and offers a ton of fun over the Memorial Day weekend. Catch some free live music at the West Shore Café in their new lakeside lounge, or enjoy Mike Brown Memorial Splash In, a family-friendly event that features a beach party and barbecue followed by a Parade of Seaplanes. If you like gambling, don’t miss the Blackjack Tournaments at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, on Monday 29th.
Las Vegas, Nevada
And Finally, Vegas! Join one of the biggest weekends in Vegas, by chilling at one of the city’s lavish pool parties by day, and dancing all night at any of the city’s vast variety of nightclubs. Las Vegas prepares for another sizzling summer with a lineup of events for the long weekend- in addition to the year-round endless shows, extravagant hotels, Casinos and more.
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