Memorial Day Holiday Vacation Travel Destinations and Traditions http://wholesale-vacations.com
Memorial Day is a day that we honor and remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Force. The holiday, which is celebrated every year on the final Monday of May.
Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who have died in military service.
Celebrating Memorial Day across America. Here are some of the traditional ways to honor the Memorial Day holiday.
Whether it is a unique patriotic tribute, a pool party, a backyard barbeque, an concert in the park. There is something for everyone!
Today one of many Memorial Day traditions; many families will heat up the grill, head to the beach or take in a blockbuster movie.
The President or Vice President will give a speech and lay a wreath on soldier's graves in the largest national cemetery, Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia.
Most towns have local Memorial Day celebrations; flags or flowers on the graves of men and women who served in wars, fly the U.S. Flag, visit monuments, participate in a National Moment of Remembrance, partake in a parade.
Visit Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Join military personnel from all five branches of the armed forces. The event includes a ceremonial wreath laying, a 21-gun salute and the unfurling of a 100-foot-long American flag.
Partake in the Memorial Day Concert at Green-Wood Cemetery.
Washington D.C. is the most patriotic place to celebrate the holiday, with a parade and special military ceremonies.
Traditional Memorial Day foods; hamburgers, hotdogs, friend chicken, potato salad, corn on the cob, sweet tea, lemonade, ice cream, chips and dip.
Places to stay; Wyndham National Harbor in Oxon Hill Maryland is just minutes from Washington D.C. on the Potomac River.
Palm Springs Tennis Club in Palm Springs California. It is a desert oasis!
Embarcadero in Newport Oregon. Offers a fully equipped marina or relax on the beach!
No matter how you like to celebrate Memorial Day, please remember our fallen veterans -- they are the reason we live in this "Land of The Free".