Summer is nearly over, so make the most of it by spending your Labor Day weekend in one of the best destinations in the US. Yelp has come up with a list of the best places to spend your weekend based on reviews and recommendations on their site. Let’s have a look at their list.
Lexington – Virginia
Book a room at the classic Robert E. Lee Hotel if you’re looking to stay in this college town. This luxury hotel has been restored and now includes 39 elegant suites and guest rooms.
Fredericksburg – Texas
This quaint little town is in the heart of Texas. It was founded in the mid-1800s by German immigrants and it has kept its heritage. Indulge in a good old Texas barbecue and enjoy a live country music show at the Luckenbach.
Tybee Island – Georgia
If you can’t decide between the beach or a historical venue, then this is perfect as it combines the two. Stay at one of their beachside bed-and-breakfasts, and enjoy some fresh seafood at one of their local restaurants.
Miramar Beach – Florida
It might not be as popular or as glamorous as Miami, but it’s great if you prefer a quieter scene. You can rent a bike, paddleboard, golf cart, or even pontoons from Coastal Cruisers.
Lake George – New York
The cabins at The Lodges at Cresthaven have direct access to the lake and you get a beautiful view from your room. Take a kayak out onto the lake and take in some fresh air. Visit the Adirondack Winery for a tour.
Page – Arizona
Labor Day weekend doesn’t always have to be spent on a beach. Book a tour to experience the majestic Lower Antelope Canyon or take a tour on the Arizona waters on a kayak. Be sure to stop at BirdHouse which serves up the country’s best fried chicken.
Steamboat Springs – Colorado
With its breath-taking mountain views, you can enjoy some adventures surrounded by nature here. You can hike at Fish Creek Falls, bathe in the hot springs, or enjoy a massage at the Old Town Hot Springs.
Springdale – Utah
When in Springdale visit Zion National Park. the Zion Adventure Company gives guided hikes through the park where you can discover all the hidden gems. With views of the park and access to the beach and the river, you’ll love staying at the Cliffrose Lodge & Gardens. This place shows you you don’t have to rough it in a tent to be up close and personal with nature.
Port Angeles – Washington
Explore the landscapes and majestic forest of Olympic National Park. You could spend the whole day wandering through the park. Take in the views of the pine trees from the golf course straight from your room if you stay at the Olympic Lodge. Experience a tantalizing meal of Korean fusion at the Midtown Public House.
Mammoth Lakes – California
Mammoth Lakes is a ski town but it’s just as beautiful in the summertime. If you’re looking for a relaxed weekend then stay at the Mammoth Mountain Chalet for a special mountainside retreat. Enjoy a hike around Crystal Lake to take in the beauty around you.
Boise – Idaho
Boise is great if you want to add a little culture to your Labor Day weekend as the capital hosts The Basque Market that’s filled with various tapas dishes. There is also the Freak Alley Gallery that features work from more than 200 local artists and the Glad Runner at Bogus Basin. The only mountain roller coaster in the state lets visitors twist and turn their way down the slope for 4,330 feet.
Honolulu – Hawaii
Hawaii is filled with plenty of great places to explore. However, Honolulu is the place to be for Labor Day weekend thanks to the number of things varied activities you can take part in throughout the city. To start, there’s the Home of the Brave Tours that helps you brush up on World War II history before cooling down with some incredible shaved ice flavors at the Shimazu Store.
Las Vegas – Nevada
Of course, Las Vegas is filled with sights and experiences that will keep you busy all year round. The city is also great for Labor Day weekend as you can tour the Neon Museum and take in the retired neon signs that used to light up the streets. There’s also Esther’s Kitchen that’s filled with locally-sourced pasta dishes for when you’re hungry. Not enough? Be sure to check out the colorful Seven Magic Mountains installation.
Portland – Oregon
Cathedral Park is filled with some incredible wonders of the city thanks to the unique architecture that fills the space. If you want to expand your knowledge on Labor Day weekend, then it might be time to take a trip to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. Don’t worry; you don’t have to explore the city on an empty stomach as Ken’s Artisan Pizza offers up some of the most incredible flavors in Oregon.
You have three days to enjoy the last of the summer vibes before the fall so whether you prefer the beach, a secluded place, or a more historic destination, there’s always a place for you.