Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer!
If you plan to take a trip for the long weekend, you won’t be alone.
Memorial Day travel is up by 6% according to TripAdvisor’s Annual Memorial Day Travel Survey. Nearly one-third will be traveling this weekend up from 24% last year.
Of those traveling, 74% will be driving and 32% will be flying to their destinations. Even though air travel is also up by 6%, 90% of travelers said that the increase in gasoline prices will not affect their Memorial Day travel plans.
The majority of travelers will be going to the beach or ocean (26%) or visiting a city (24%). Other top destinations include mountain getaways (12%), lake escapes (11%), or national park visits (9%).