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Popular Cities To Venture To This Memorial Day

May 23, 2019
Popular Cities To Venture To This Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to remember the men and women who sacrificed their lives fighting for our country. So, what better way to celebrate this patriotic holiday than by visiting some of America's most historic landmarks? Take a timeshare vacation in one of these locations and experience the immense patriotism each city had to offer!

Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu, the capital city of Hawaii, is beaming with beauty and adventure. However, Honolulu is not only a beautiful vacation spot, it's also home to a variety of historic landmarks, which makes it the perfect spot to use your timeshare points or exchange your points to spend your Memorial Day weekend.

Start your Memorial Day off at the National Memorial Cemetery, where the 70th Annual Mayor's Memorial Day Ceremony will be taking place and join in on a famous commemoration ceremony, where veterans everywhere will be remembered for their sacrifice.

A trip to Honolulu would not be complete without visiting Pearl Harbor, the location of the surprise Japanese attack on American soil in 1941. Be sure to visit this historic landmark during your Memorial Day weekend to experience a special concert series taking place all weekend.

Then, spend your evening at Ala Moana Regional Park for the annual Lantern Floating Ceremony, where thousands of people will gather to remember loved ones who have sacrificed their lives for others.

With any remaining time take in the beautiful outdoors and delicious food with a hike through Leahi, also known as Diamond Head, to take in panoramic views of the island.

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Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. is no stranger to hosting patriotic memorials and remembrances. Spend your Memorial Day weekend in our nation's capital commemorating the heroic acts of those who have served our country. Visiting new destinations like DC is one of the many benefits of timeshare ownership.

Washington, D.C. is home to the largest Memorial Day parade in the country. The National Memorial Day Parade traces American military history through the selfless sacrifices of servicemen and women.

Explore the National Mall, where you can pay your respects and admire the many memorials including the National World War II Memorial, Vietnam Memorial and Korean War Veterans Memorial.

Continue paying your respects at Arlington National Cemetery's Decoration Day ceremony and then venture over to the nearby Iwo Jima Memorial at sunset to get a stunning view of this heartrending memorial.

Spend your evening at the U.S. Capitol building, where the televised National Memorial Day Concert will be taking place. This annual event honors current and former American servicemen and women through music, literature and touching footage.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Williamsburg is one of our nation's most historic cities. Being home to a living 18th century history museum, Colonial Williamsburg, this city is the perfect place to visit this Memorial Day weekend.

Venture to Colonial Williamsburg to experience a unique Memorial Day Commemorative Program, where a processional led by the Fifes and Drums will pay tribute to veterans of the Revolutionary and Civil War.

Explore the outdoors by visiting Memorial Mile at Waller Mill Park. Memorial Mile, hosted by Williamsburg Parks and Recreation, is a special trail that will commemorate the stories behind our fallen service men and women.

Stroll through Yorktown, the location of famous 18th and 19th century battles, and grab a bite to eat along the waterfront while admiring the exquisite 18th century architecture. Continue your historic tour by visiting Appomattox Court House, a National Historical Park and the site where the Civil War came to an end in April of 1865.

Take a break from the history lessons and instead guide your adult taste buds on a historic journey through time by sipping on Mead, the most ancient fermented drink in the world. Silver Hand Meadery will be hosting a special Mead Tasting Event during Memorial Day weekend, where customers can help celebrate the release of two new Meads.

For more ideas of things to do during your trip to Williamsburg like the Food and Wine festival at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, click here.

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