Memorial Day means different things to different people. For some, it's a long weekend and the beginning of summer. For others, it's a solemn occasion to commemorate the nation's fallen heroes.
Based on advanced room reservations, this year's favoured Memorial Day travel destinations are Las Vegas, Nevada; San Diego, California; Orlando, Florida; and New York, New York, on line travel website the Priceline.com says
Established to honour America's war dead, Memorial Day has evolved into more than a remembrance of the country's war dead. It is thought of as the beginning of summer
Memorial Day is celebrated in different ways in different cities across the United States. Perhaps one of the most iconic celebrations of all is the running of the Indianapolis 500 in Indianapolis, Indiana