Honolulu, the capital city of Hawaii, is beaming with beauty and adventure. However,
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
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
, 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
, also known as Diamond Head, to take in panoramic views of the island.
for more ideas of things to do in Honolulu this Memorial Day weekend!
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
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.
, where you can pay your respects and admire the many memorials including the
National World War II Memorial
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.
for more exciting things to experience in our nation's capital!
is one of our nation's most historic cities.
Being home to a living 18th century history museum,
, this city is
the perfect place to visit this Memorial Day weekend.
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
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.
, 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,
to make sure you're prepared for your next timeshare vacation!