Memorial day 2011 is going to be one of the most traveled years since the holiday was put into play. Some of you may not know but the holiday was originally known as Decoration day since people would decorate the graves of the soldiers.
On memorial day 2011 and in recent years people have began to decorate graves of others that may not have been military but it is still a primarily military holiday.
On Memorial day 2011 there are different restaurants which will be offering military discounts and special offers for the soldiers in the armed forces. There will also be parades and other fun for people of all ages.
Gas prices were a concern for some people but it seems that the gas prices have dropped somewhat so that people have managed to make it to their vacation destination without much or any difficulty.
If you are not sure what to do on Memorial day 2011 you can check out your city’s website or the closest big city by you and they most likely will have a list of events.