Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching, which means summer is on the horizon and so is summer travel! This Memorial Day will be one to remember, as it’s the first time in over two years that things seem closer to normal. 

If you’re looking for destinations to travel to this Memorial Day, we’ve got you covered!

From domestic locations to destinations outside of the U.S., these are some of the hottest getaways for Memorial Day.

St. Petersburg, Florida

Located along the Gulf Coast, St. Petersburg has some of the most beautiful beaches in Florida. The city has also been gaining attention for its bustling art scene. When in St. Petersburg, check out its Dali Museum. Take a walk in the downtown area for colorful murals, perfect for your Instagram feed. 


The St. Petersburg Pier is great for dining, exploring, and fun.

Puerto Rico 

Airfare is super affordable to and from Puerto Rico, which is always a win in our book. Explore San Juan’s colorful historic district and the delicious cuisine that comes with it. 


If you’re craving nature, visit El Yunque National Forest and Dorado Beach.


Spend your Memorial Day weekend on pink-sand beaches while sipping on a rum swizzle. Bermuda spans about 21 miles but is filled with amazing restaurants, beaches, and adventures, such as helmet diving. 


If you’re in NYC, Bermuda is only a 90-minute flight away!

Cape May, New Jersey 

Craving peace and relaxation, but don’t want to travel internationally? Cape May is the ideal location for a chill Memorial Day getaway. 


Take a stroll through the Victorian district for views of stunning mansions. There are over two miles of shoreline in Cape May and it’s the perfect destination for the whole family.

Carlsbad, California

This Southern California town is where you can find LEGOLAND California, incredible food, and a chance to ride in a hot air balloon!


Foodies should definitely check out Michelin Star French bistro Jeune et Jolie.

British Virgin Islands

If island hopping is your thing, BVI, with its more than 60 islands, is the perfect destination. The quiet beaches, national parks, and stunning views make BVI a dream. 


Visit Virgin Gorda, the third-largest island of the BVI for the Baths, where you can relax by saltwater pools.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 

Known for being a hot spot during spring break, Cabo San Lucas is much more chill during Memorial Day Weekend. Stay at the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal for exquisite views and ultimate relaxation. 


Be sure to spend days snorkeling and nights eating incredibly delicious Mexican food!

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