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Memorial Day Travel in the U.S.

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Long-weekend in the USA: Top Destinations

Planning your Memorial Day Vacation

Create travel memories and experiences that you won't soon forget. Memorial Day holiday weekend is an exciting time for families and individuals to enjoy a change of scenery together and celebrate the start of summer.

Long-weekend in the USA: Top Accommodations

Cabin Pigeon Forge
May 25 - Jun 1
$176 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Wonderful Cabin in Pigeon Forge with Grill
"Excellent" (1 rating)
Pigeon Forge, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
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Condo North Myrtle Beach
May 24 - May 31
$320 per night
Condo ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Condo in North Myrtle Beach with Large Balcony + Great Views
"Excellent" (37 ratings)
North Myrtle Beach, Horry County, South Carolina, United States
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Condo Myrtle Beach
May 25 - Jun 1
$131 per night
Condo ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Condo in Myrtle Beach with Grill, Pool & Sauna
Myrtle Beach, Horry County, South Carolina, United States
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Frequently Asked Questions

Memorial Day Travel: How much does it cost to rent a vacation home in the USA?

HomeToGo offers incredible rentals for Memorial Day Travel, with retes as low as $32 per night.

Can I find a vacation home for a large group for Memorial Day Travel?

House rental in the USA on average fits 8 people.

What kinds of vacation rentals can i book for Memorial Day Travel?

We would suggest browsing our selection of House rental and Apartment rental for Memorial Day Travel.

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Travel predictions for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, according to HomeToGo

Memorial Day Travel Forecast 2022

With the unofficial kickoff to summer on the horizon, Memorial Day travelers are gearing up to hit the road and skies to experience exciting destinations just beyond their own backyards. 

According to HomeToGo’s Summer Travel Forecast survey, more than 80% of American travelers said they want to travel more this year compared to last. HomeToGo has seen similar signals for this Memorial Day weekend with search demand for vacation homes increasing by 106% this year in cities and coastal areas.

Along with these insights, HomeToGo has combed its search data and insights to highlight the travel trends we’re seeing for this Memorial Day weekend. In addition, for those looking for some fun in the sun at the beach and seeking to uncover budget-friendly Memorial Day travel spots, we’ve also revealed the top-searched beach destinations and most affordable destinations on our platform.

Memorial Day Travel Trends, Key Takeaways

  • Long weekend trips continue to get longer: According to HomeToGo’s booking data for stays with check-in during Memorial Day weekend, the average length of stay is 8.5 days, an increase of more than 26% compared to 2021.
  • Travelers are heading further from home: The average distance from home for travelers searching for vacation rentals on HomeToGo is 781 miles (+15% vs 2021). HomeToGo is also seeing an increase in demand for international destinations, as the number of searches on for vacation rentals outside the U.S. has increased by 15% compared to last Memorial Day weekend.
  • Travelers are opting for coastal getaways and city trips: HomeToGo data shows a 106% increase in demand for vacation rentals in major cities and coastal regions from travelers hoping to enjoy this year’s holiday weekend celebrations and festivities.
  • Memorial Day travelers planned ahead: The average time between booking and check-in for Memorial Day trips is over 3 months, which is 38% longer this year (97 days compared to 70 days in 2021).
  • Travelers’ group size is increasing: Travelers are eager to reconnect with friends and family, as the average group size over Memorial Day is 5.7 guests (+25% vs. 2021).
Outer Banks, North Carolina

Top-Searched Beach Destinations for Memorial Day

Median Nightly Price Per Person (USD)
1. Destin, FL
2. Outer Banks, NC
3. Panama City Beach, FL
4. Gulf Shores, AL
5. Myrtle Beach, SC
6. Hilton Head Island, SC
7. Orange Beach, AL
8. Gulf Coast
9. Siesta Key, FL
10. Galveston, TX

Most Affordable Destinations for Memorial Day

Sunset Beach North Carolina
Sleeping Bear Dunes Lake, Michigan
Ogunquit Maine Seaside Flowers
Englewood Florida
Ormond Beach Florida
Hampton Beach NH
Orient Road Tampa Florida

7. Tampa, FL

Nightly Price Per Person: $68.39

Daytona Beach Florida
Garden City South Carolina


Findings are based on observed searches and bookings made through from January 1 , 2022 to April 30, 2022 with a check-in date for Memorial Day Weekend 2022 (May 27 to -30, 2022), and compared with the same booking time frame in 2021 with a check-in date for Memorial Day Weekend 2021 (May 28 to - 31, 2021). Data was collected on May 2, 2022.

Median nightly price for accommodations are based on properties available on in the selected destination between the dates of May 27 to- May 30, 2022. Prices are shown in USD and do not include taxes or fees.

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