Last-minute Memorial Day Weekend Getaways
From paying tribute to our nation’s heroes to enjoying the long weekend with our close ones, Memorial Day weekend holds a very special place in our heart. As a nationally-observed holiday, cities across the country are prepping to celebrate MDW, and we can help you get to those destinations! Here are our top three last minute Memorial Day weekend trips you can book right now with Amtrak!
Washington, DC: National Memorial Day Parade
Catch a train a to D.C.’s historic Union Station to attend the nation’s largest Memorial Day parade to honor those that served and continue to serve our country. Expect to see floats, performers and veterans march down Constitution Avenue. While in DC, visit the National Mall to pay respect across their memorials and learn more about this great holiday.
Seattle, WA: Sasquatch! Music Festival
Hop on the Coast Starlight to Seattle to check out Sasquatch! Music Festival. Covering all music genres, headliners include The National, Anderson Paak, and Tokimonsta among others. Weekend and single day tickets are still available! Festivals not your thing? Then just enjoy the scenic Coast Starlight ride that passes through Santa Barbara, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Portland.
San Antonio, TX: Theme Parks Galore
Take the Texas Eagle down to San Antonio to take advantage of the cities various theme parks, including Six Flags Fiesta Texas and Sea World San Antonio. Suitable for both families and thrill-seekers, enjoy a fun-filled long weekend and take advantage of their Memorial Day specials!
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