Top 5 Best Places To Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

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With Memorial Day just around the corner, it’s time for you and your friends, family or loved one to start booking your weekend getaway. It is time to escape from reality and enjoy a much-needed vacay. Whether you want to stay local or travel far, these 5 destinations just might help make your decision a little bit easier.


Williamsburg, Virginia

This first location is the most historic. When traveling to Williamsburg you will have the opportunity to visit not only this city but, Jamestown as well as Yorktown, since all three are within a 25-mile radius of each other. You can start your fun and historic weekend by exploring Colonial Williamsburg where the town offers tours, carriage rides as well as art museums of America’s historic past. After you visit America’s pastime you can head on over to Busch Gardens for an adventure packed amusement park. The park offers nine different neighborhoods, all different countries in Europe. This trip can offer you the ability to not only see American history but visit different parts of the world, without breaking the bank.


Nashville, Tennessee

If you are an All American, country loving, boot kicking kind of person you will fit right in here in Nashville, Tennessee. This destination is great to bring your friends and hit up the Country Music Hall of Fame to see your favorite American country artists and be in country music heaven. Nashville is also known for Lower Broadway, its four-block area of honky-tonk ol’-fashion bars. From Tequila Cowboy to Legends Corner you are sure to leave this city with nothing but country music engraved in your head and memories to last a lifetime.


Las Vegas, Nevada

For those of you who are gambling loving adrenaline junkies, you’ve found your spot. First and foremost you must take an iconic picture in front of the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, can you really say you went if you didn’t? Next, it is a must to hit up the Las Vegas Strip for anyone looking for a good time. Las Vegas is also very well known for their different variety of shows so if you have time in between pool parties and gambling the night away try and see a stunning Cirque du Soleil show or of course who wouldn’t want to see legends like Jennifer Lopez and Gwen Stefani perform live? So if you’re up for the weekend of your life head over to Las Vegas, its Vegas Baby! you won’t be disappointed.


Washington D.C.

If you have never been to Washington D.C. or just want to visit this historic city, Memorial Day weekend is the time to do it. The warm weather will be perfect for you and your loved one to walk around the city and explore many different attractions. From the White House to the Lincoln Memorial this city has all the stops. Not to mention if you are traveling on a budget Washington D.C. has over 20 different Smithsonian museums and even a Zoo, and the best part is a majority of them are free. Before you leave don’t forget to take a picture of the iconic Japanese Cherry Blossoms that line this beautiful city.


New Orleans, Louisiana

For all the parade loving jambalaya eating fanatics out there, NOLA is your spot for Memorial Day weekend. This lively city is home to Bourbon Street right in the French Quarter where you and your friends can bar hop until you drop all weekend long. Not only does this city offer an unforgettable night scene, but their food is something you will dream about when you leave. New Orleans also offers some historic sights like the National World War II Museum where you can pay homage to our fallen soldiers who fought for this country. They offer a performance by the U.S. Marine Corps Band special just for Memorial Day weekend. If you’re looking for a great mix of fun nights on the town and great American history, this is the city for your weekend getaway.

COLLEGECANDY Writer
COLLEGECANDY Writer
I am a senior at Indiana University studying Broadcast Journalism with the dream of becoming a reporter and anchor for E! News. I am currently working as an editorial intern for college candy.com with COED Media group.
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