5 Best Cities to Spend Memorial Weekend

By Stephanie Rumalay

Memorial Weekend in the US is a public holiday to commemorate men and women who have served the military for their country. We have set up a list of the top 5 cities in the US where you should spend Memorial Weekend this year.

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1. Washington DC

Washington DC is one of the places to be during Memorial Day weekend. Attend the largest Memorial Day parade in the US on Constitution Avenue. See many Americans families head to National Mall memorial to honour American soldiers.

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2. Atlanta

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Watch the whole city as they salute to troops in honouring the country’s veterans at Stone Mountain Park where you can expect fireworks at the end of the day. Head over downtown and watch jazz artists perform for the Atlanta Jazz Festival.

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3. Orlando

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Many families spend their Memorial Day weekend at the many theme parks in Orlando especially at the happiest place on earth – Disney World. For those looking for somewhere that is a little less crowded, head over to Kennedy Space Center where you can meet astronauts and learn about the Heroes and Legends in US space history.

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4. Las Vegas

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The lavish W Las Vegas hotel boasts luxury and comfort and its very own rooftop pool venue where you can soak up the Vegas sun, party from dusk till dawn with delicious cocktails on hand. Local Vegas tradition says that this weekend is the best time to test if Lady Luck is on your side!

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5. New York


Each borough of NYC pay respect to their country's veterans and the 150-year-old Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade should not be missed by anyone in the city. Be sure to check out Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Day Observance which takes place at Riverside Drive in Manhattan and Grant’s Tomb which is the largest mausoleum in North America!

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