One of the most anticipated holiday weekends of the year is rapidly approaching. If you don’t have travel plans yet, Conde Nast Traveler assembled a collection of scenic locations around the country that are accessible and convenient as a quick decision trip. Each place has a nature-driven, adventurous tone to it. This enables you to combine relaxation and activity during the first long summer weekend. The best part is there is still time to book these Memorial Day escapes.
So, what is this Florida destination ready to welcome you this weekend?
Though there are plenty of reasons to travel over the bay at all times of the year, Memorial Day weekend offers a great opportunity to take advantage of all the area has to offer. “St. Petersburg is the ideal Florida city for a long weekend vacation. Nestled along the serene Gulf Coast, St. Pete has some of the most enviable beaches in the state, but it’s also gaining recognition for its thriving arts scene.” the article highlights.
They also point out the pier has reopened. If you’re looking for some baseball, the first place Tampa Bay Rays’ stadium, Tropicana Field is in St. Petersburg. They have a unique interleague three-game series starting on Friday. The Los Angeles Dodgers will be in town taking on the Rays through Sunday. The last time the Dodgers came to town was in 2007, so this is a rare occurrence.
Furthermore, St. Petersburg has a variety of public golf courses that allow you to play a round with either a bayside or gulf-side scenic view.
What Else in Florida?
If you are heading to the east coast of Florida and looking for a Memorial Day getaway, Biscayne National Park was also highlighted in Conde Nast Traveler’s list. Roundtrip opportunities from here are endless with Overseas Highway taking you along the Florida Keys
The start of summer is almost here. Are you still looking for plans to make to kick things off? Check out this Florida destination named one of the best spots for a Memorial Day weekend getaway.