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The 9 Most Exciting Cities to Spend Memorial Day

You don’t have to break the bank to take a vacation this Memorial Day weekend. In fact, there are plenty of affordable destinations that are accessible by bus or train. Whether you’re looking to visit your family in a nearby city or go on an adventure, you’ll find plenty of low prices on bus and train tickets in the United States, Canada, and Mexico on Wanderu. And if you feel like ditching the U.S. and opting for a trip across Europe instead, you can do that too – as you know, Wanderu is now in Europe as well!

Memorial Day Weekend is one of the biggest travel holidays in the United States! Rather than waiting last minute to book your tickets to your destination, reserve your seats early to make sure you won’t be stuck at home for the holiday. On Wanderu, you’ll find Memorial Day bus deals and tickets to some of the most exciting destinations you can visit on a long weekend, like the ones listed below.

New York

If you’re looking to celebrate Memorial Day in New York, you’ll find plenty of fun activities. You can eat your way through the city or enjoy a pier-side dance party! View Deals >

Las Vegas

Sin City is home to some of the best Memorial Day weekend parties. Travel to Las Vegas to lounge at the pool club, enjoy a comedy show, or dance the long weekend away. View Deals >


From music in the park to Disney on Ice, Orlando is a great place to spend Memorial Day. You’ll love visiting Orlando and relaxing with your friends under the sun. View Deals >


Memorial Day celebrations in Houston are worth the travel! Various local vendors and entertainment venues will be hosting events and parties, helping you make the best of the long weekend. Views Deals >


From the Navy Pier to the endless fun available on Michigan Ave, Chicago is a must-visit holiday destination. Enjoy Chi-town nightlife with the best bars and nightclubs. View Deals >

Photo of Boston from the Boston Harbor.


Enjoy some authentic Italian food in North End or visit the Tea Party Museum while visiting Boston for Memorial Day. Enjoy special holiday prices on Boston Duck Tours and dine on the city’s best oysters. View Deals >

Los Angeles

From relaxing on the beach to shopping on Rodeo Drive, a trip to Los Angeles for Memorial Day is the perfect way to relax and get outside on the long weekend. View Deals >


Art walks, concerts, and questing make Seattle the city to visit for the long weekend. While you’re there, stop by Pike Place Market and take a ferry to the San Juan islands. View Deals >

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. is filled with plenty of events celebrating Memorial Day. From the Memorial Day Parade to the National Memorial Day Concert, you’ll have the time of your life! View Deals >

Memorial Day Bus & Train Travel Deals!

If you’re looking for Memorial Day weekend travel ideas, you’ll find plenty of information on the Wanderu blog about our favorite day trips from top cities. Whether you’re traveling solo this Memorial Day, or getting together with friends and family, we’ll help you snag the best prices to get you on the road. Book your tickets on Wanderu today!

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Staffo Dobrev

Staffo Dobrev

Having lived in some of the greatest cities in the world, Staffo has always had a soft spot for travel and adventures. Instead of hitting the usual tourist attractions, though, Staffo prefers to make friends with local people and check out fun places and activities that are not in the travel books.

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