5 Fun Family Getaways for Memorial Day Weekend

  • 03 May 2019

As the Memorial Day weekend is just right around the corner, it's the perfect time to kick-off the summer. There is no better way to enjoy this long weekend and welcome the season with a quick vacation bash with your loved ones and make full use of this long weekend.

Here's our list of top picks to help you choose the best family-friendly destinations, ensuring to offer loads of fun, excitement, and adventure with your family.


Atlanta, Georgia

Home to the world's largest aquarium and distinguished museums to theme parks and historical whizzes, Atlanta has everything to make it one of the incredible family-friendly destinations and a perfect choice for the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend. Visit the Centennial Olympic Park and pay tribute to Atlanta's Olympic heritage, squelch around in the Fountain of Rings, play on the lush green garden or have a leisure time basking in the sun along with the family. Kids and kids at heart are going to enjoy the glimpse of the marine world at the Georgia Aquarium. Look out for the secret recipe of the world most popular drink at the World of Coca-Cola or ride a SkyView Atlanta gondola to experience the breathtaking view of the Atlanta city from a 200-foot-tall Ferris wheel.


Lake Tahoe, California

Lake Tahoe is a vacationer's paradise almost all around the year with loads of fun activities. There is no shortage of things to do for the outdoor enthusiasts in this alpine haven. Enjoy kayaking, hiking, biking, and innumerable water sports, and that's not all. The Lake Tahoe offers beautiful beaches, ski slopes, and snow parks to keep you entertained throughout. Stroll across Sand Harbor- the most beautiful beach in Lake Tahoe or visit the Emerald Bay State park and get charmed by the beauty of the Eagle falls along with exploring the Vikingsholm - the finest example of Scandinavian architecture. The kid-zone museum, Tahoe Treetop Adventure Park and Taylor Creek visitor center are some more enjoyable places to explore when you are with family and kids. While in Lake Tahoe, don't miss visiting the West Shore Café to catch some great live music performances on weekends.


Denver, Colorado

Choosing Denver as a Memorial Day Weekend getaway cannot go wrong, this being one of the most family-friendly cities in the US. The city of Denver is dotted with fun parks like the Water World, Elitch Gardens and Lakeside, just perfect for family entertainment. It's fun for parents and children alike exploring the marine world at the Downtown Aquarium or unleash the creative instinct along with the kids at the Children's Museum of Denver, Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Denver Zoo. Taking a 30-minute tour of the Hammond's Candy Factory can be an exciting experience. And, while in Denver, you cannot miss exploring the Red Rocks Parks and enjoy a variety of fun activities including hiking, fossil hunting or watching a film at the Red Rocks Amphitheater.


Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

One of the great choices for the Memorial Day weekend vacation destinations, Myrtle Beach promises a bit of something for everyone beyond its beaches. Apart from its stunning 60 miles of sandy beaches, you can explore its numerous golf courses, theme parks and loads of other family-friendly attractions. Visit the Ripley's Aquarium to get a beautiful glimpse of the water world and have a fun-filled time with the family. For the adventure seekers, the Pavilion Park at Broadway at the Beach offers some nerve-wracking roller coaster rides along with the fabulous family entertainment rides, making it a perfect destination for the whole family. Some more kid-friendly attractions including the WonderWorks Science Center and EdVenture Myrtle Beach, catering to the inquisitive mind of the young ones.


Cancun, Mexico

Cancun, once famed as the "Spring Break Capital of the World", is now one of the most sought-after vacation destinations. Considering it as a Memorial Day Weekend getaway is not at all a bad idea. The endless miles of stunning beaches along with some great adventure activities are what you can expect in Cancun. Take a ferry ride to Isla Mujeres – beautiful island not very far off from the Cancun Coast and being greeted by the Dolphins at the Dolphin Discovery is certainly one of the most overwhelming experiences. Some other family-friendly attractions include the water parks - Sea adventure and Ventura Park, which offers some great adventure activities including the zip lines and the roller-coaster rides apt for all the age groups. And feeding a shark and playing around with Dolphins is one of the most exciting activities to be indulged in the Interactive Aquarium at the La Isla Shopping Village in Cancun.

As you now know where to go, think no further and get set for a fun-filled vacation time with your loved ones, during this forthcoming Memorial Day Weekend.

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