Memorial Day: Festivities For Memorial Day 2011

With gas prices taking a toll Memorial day 2011 can seem a little droll. There is no reason that you should let gas prices stop you from what you want to do however.

memorial day 2011 festivitiesAccording to the motor club and leisure travel organization AA expects 34.9 million people in America to take a trip that would be 50 or more miles on this holiday weekend. Last year that number was 34.8 million.

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Wondering what some fun things and festivities for Memorial day 2011 are? Why not check out Washington DC and the many memorials that they have there for soldiers that have fallen during service to their country.

If you do not want to travel too far away from home you can check out some different ceremonies that are going on near by you at a local army or other military base. There are plenty of things to check out on army bases.

Do you want to do something with family? There are some easy things that you can do to make your Memorial Day fun and memorable. You can do things like roasting marshmallows, making s’mores, flying kites, fishing etc. There are plenty of fun things to do.

Are you going out of town? If you are going out of town here are some simple tips that will help you have a safe trip and a trip that takes less gas.

The first thing you need to do is check your car to make sure that all of the fluids are at the proper levels and then you should check the tires for the proper amount of pressure. Don’t take things that you don’t need either. The less weight that you have in your car the better mileage you are going to get for your car.

To save money on eating out you can bring a cooler with ice and have sandwich meat and drinks for when you are hungry and thirsty. You can have a great memorial day road trip if you can budget and plan correctly.

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