We love long weekends and know you do too. With Memorial Day quickly approaching, Tripping wants to help you make the most of this anticipated three day weekend at the end of May. Whether you are looking to flaunt your patriotism and brush-up on your American history or escape to warm weather to kickoff summer, Tripping has you covered.
Let these four suggested Memorial Day plans inspire you to go Tripping.
Patriotic & Educational Weekend
Travel to Washington, D.C. to partake in The National Memorial Day Parade, the nation's largest Memorial Day event, on May 26th. Elaborate floats, marching bands, veterans, service members, celebrities, service organizations, and more will proceed down Constitution Ave, passing the city's famous historic monuments and museums.
Whether participating or spectating, visitors are sure to feel moved by this grand celebration of patriotism. Explore the Smithsonian Institution's renowned museums or cheer on the Nationals at a baseball game during your visit to the nation's capitol. Find a place to stay in D.C. now on Tripping.
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Heading to Philadelphia for Memorial Day weekend? Stop by the Constitution Center to learn about the history of the United States and to pay tribute to those who have served in the military. The weekend's events include flag raising ceremonies, and a special program about monuments across the country, including Little Big Horn and The USS Arizona. While enjoying the City of Brotherly Love, walk through Independence National Historical Park, home to the famous Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was famously debated. Search Tripping's Philadelphia accommodations here.
Warm Weather Escapes
Palm Springs, CA
With reliably warm weather and an abundance of natural beauty, Palm Springs is a great destination for your long weekend getaway. Unwind outside and recharge your batteries as you explore Joshua Tree National Park. Its countless trails and boulder formations provide the perfect playground for hiking, mountain biking, and rock climbing.
Seeking something a bit more unusual? Opt for one of Palms Springs' incredible aerial activities. Float high above the beautiful Chino Canyon as you ride in the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the world's largest rotating tramcars, or take a ride in a colorful hot air balloon above the desert. Find your Palm Springs pad here.
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Miami's warm weather, white-sand beaches, and vibrant nightlife make this famous Florida city the perfect destination for a fun beach getaway.
Whether you are traveling with friends, family, or going solo, Miami offers something for everyone: professional sporting events, beach activities, live music, shopping, fine dining, popular bars and clubs, and much, much more. Experience the city that inspired Will Smith's hit and book an accommodation now here.
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Wherever your Memorial Day plans take you, Tripping has a place for you to stay.
This blog post was written by Alexa Perman, Tripping blogger.