Memorial day travel deals

Memorial Day Travel Deals

These destinations make the ideal places to celebrate Memorial Day

Taking advantage of the excellent Memorial Day travel deals is a wonderful way to celebrate the end of winter and the arrival of summer. If you’re looking to participate in Memorial Day events, then look no further than the following cities that celebrate the national holiday in style.

Washington DC
Our nation’s capital is one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world. It is the home of spectacular monuments and landmarks that celebrate this country’s proud history. There are numerous events that take place in Washington during this special weekend.

Memorial Day events include:
-The PBS National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U. S. Capitol.
-The National Memorial Day Parade that begins on Constitution Avenue and ends at the White House.
-A unique Arlington National Cemetery Tour

New York City
There are a lot of wonderful things to do in New York City during Memorial Day. Memorial Day weekend has parades, special events and parties throughout the city. All of Memorial Week is Fleet Week. The seagoing branches of our armed forces have demonstrations, tours and performances for tourists and locals alike to enjoy. There is a parade of ships on the Hudson River. New York City has the reputation of being expensive, but, on that weekend, many hotels offer their rooms at substantial discounts.

Chicago
Memorial Day weekend is the ideal time to visit Chicago. A huge parade, fireworks and professional sports excitement are all part of the Memorial Day celebration. The Navy Pier opens for the season and there are garden tours.

Take advantage of Memorial Day travel deals and make these three cities great destinations for you and your family.

(Featured image: Vinoth Chandar)

Article by Melisse Hinkle (374 posts)

A New England native but explorer at heart, Melisse has traveled throughout North America, biked through rice paddies in Bali, seen the Northern Lights in Iceland, walked alongside llamas in Machu Picchu and made her way around Europe while studying abroad in London. She is the Head of Content and Social Media for North America at Cheapflights.