Articles tagged “memorial day”

California Oil Spill Closes 2 Beaches for Memorial Day Visitors

California Oil Spill Closes 2 Beaches for Memorial Day Visitors

Associated Press

Santa Barbara, California tourism officials are emphasizing that damage from the oil spill is limited to the areas around two state-owned beaches, although the adverse publicity is likely to dissuade a lot of Memorial Day visitors to stay away from a broader swath of the area.

4 years ago

U.S. Cities With the Priciest Hotel Stays This Memorial Day Weekend

U.S. Cities With the Priciest Hotel Stays This Memorial Day Weekend

Dan Peltier, Skift

Higher gas prices don't seem to be worrying travelers and it looks like summer travel will do well on its important first seasonal test as hotel stays this Memorial Day shape up to be more expensive than last year.

4 years ago

AAA Predicts 36.1 Million People in U.S. Will Travel For Memorial Day Weekend

AAA Predicts 36.1 Million People in U.S. Will Travel For Memorial Day Weekend

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press

Airplane tickets, hotel stays and car rentals are all expected to be more expensive this Memorial Day weekend compared to the holiday weekend last year. About the only bright spot on that front is that gas prices are expected to be lower, and the vast majority of travelers will get from point A to point B by car.

5 years ago