Memorial Day Weekend has become one of the most popular weekends to take a vacation. As such, there are plenty of activities and events that take the nation by storm during this time. One of the most significant destinations during this time is Orlando, Florida, and for good reason. Between all of the one-of-a-kind events and the year-round attractions of the city, you cannot do any better than a Memorial Day vacation in Orlando. Here are some ideas regarding how you can spend your time while here.
Memorial Day Parade
This year on May 30th, you can be a part of the long-standing Orlando tradition of putting on one of the largest parades in the country to celebrate Memorial Day. The parade is done with a Caribbean theme, which is close to the hearts of many of the locals. There are endless floats, costumes, masqueraders, and bands supplying good vibes with live music. Delicious and extensive food options line the streets along with many items from different vendors. The event is so grandiose and exciting that it has been dubbed the Caribbean-flavored Mardi Gras, which is quite the comparison!
Many More Events
Orlando does a great job of celebrating this weekend with many more events. Throughout the city, you can find countless musical performances along with celebrations of food, such as the BBQ Blowout on Saturday and the Memorial Day Carillon Concerts on Monday. You can also enjoy more unique celebrations like the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival throughout the whole weekend.
Enjoy the Year-Round Activities
As summer is just getting kicked off, this is the perfect time to enjoy many of the wonderful things that make Orlando a great place to visit. Firstly, there is plenty of beautiful natural landscape in the area. These seemingly endless tracts of land are perfect for hiking, biking, and having a peaceful Memorial Day picnic. West Orange Trail and Cross Seminole Trail are excellent places to explore. You can also float down a river in a tube at Kelly Park and go hang gliding at Wallaby Ranch. Your options are virtually endless in Orlando.
The rich history of Orlando is also one of the things that make it a special place to enjoy Memorial Day Weekend. There are many amazing places for visitors to stay throughout the weekend that are sure to enhance the festivities. Why not check out the many luxurious vacation rentals available from Tropical Escape Vacation Homes for your Orlando, Florida vacation?