Trips and Vacations Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Planning a weekend getaway this Memorial Day?

Trips and Vacations for 2017 Memorial Day Weekend
Niagara Falls Aerial View, Canadian Horseshoe Falls from the top, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Day is a holiday in the United States for remembering and honoring all the Americans who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.
Many families and volunteers visit cemeteries and memorials. Many of them place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries, particularly to honor those who have died in military service.

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Make the Most of Your Memorial Day Weekend!


The sun is shining high in the sky, the flowers are blooming, and shorts are back in season. This year, Memorial Day, the holiday dedicated to honoring those who gave their lives in the United States Armed Forces, falls on May 25th. Both students and many workers get the day off, allowing for a long weekend that can often provide families with a final break before moving into the last few weeks before summer kicks off. At TakeTours, we’ve always got a few ideas handy if you need any help to decide where you’d like to go. Keep reading below for some of our suggestions, and visit our Memorial Day Deals Page if you’ve got something else in mind.

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It’s Not Too Late to Book Your Memorial Day Weekend Trip!

Memorial Day Weekend




Believe it or not, it’s not too late to start thinking about plans for Memorial Day Weekend! Start off the summer with a bang, and celebrate your 3-day weekend with a trip! Here is a quick breakdown of our selection of Memorial Day Weekend tours from

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Memorial Day Trips and Vacations

Take advantage of your extended weekend this year! Memorial Day Weekend is fast approaching and has the best travel deals for your May getaway.

Memorial Day Weekend is a great time for a vacation. As the unofficial start of the Summer, everyone looks forward to warmer weather and time spent with family and friends. Our special Memorial Day Tours make it so easy for you to enjoy some much needed time off with your loved ones. With included hotel stay, you can visit the best sites that the United States have to offer. Niagara Falls, The Grand Canyon, Yosemite National Park, and much much more!

Tour packages are going fast! Book your tour as soon as possible to guarantee your trip for Memorial Day!

New 9/11 Memorial to Open this Weekend at Ground Zero

World Trade Center Towers as they stood before September 11, 2001
World Trade Center Towers 1 and 2 as they stood before the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. (Photo courtesy of {link url=}pinging{/link})

Where were you on 9/11?

It’s a question many people can easily answer, and one that has led many sightseeing tours of New York City to include “Ground Zero” on their itineraries (the space that was once occupied by the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center.) In fact, tourism began almost immediately after the stunning attacks on September 11, 2001, when onlookers came in masses to see the gaping spot where the Towers once stood, and to leave their own small remembrances nearby.

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