As Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, TripAdvisor asked more than 2,200 people about their Memorial Day plans.
While 70% are traveling for the holiday, 26 percent will enjoy a beach/ocean vacation and 25 percent will visit a city.
The top Memorial Day activities include:
- Attending a cookout or BBQ (50 percent)
- Participating in swimming or water sports (22 percent)
- Shopping (18 percent)
- Going hiking (14 percent)
- Visiting a park or national park (13 percent)