Memorial Day Weekend Adventures

A good long weekend is something to cherish. Don’t squander this Memorial Day weekend! Or any weekend, for that matter. Life is for the living! Take a trip. Are you stumped for ideas? Well, Plywerk is here to save the day. Gather round and listen up, faithful Plywerk blog reader. We’re going to get your vacation muscles warmed up with these fun Memorial Day trip ideas.

Sharon McKellar Visit Dollywood in near the Great Smokey Mountains!
Image by Sharon McKellar

Hit the road and pay a visit to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. For lovers of natural wonders, take a hike in the Great Smoky Mountains. (The name doesn’t lie. They’re great.) For lovers of unnatural wonders, take a trip to nearby Dollywood.

Consider an adventure in Asheville, North Carolina. Check out the Blue Ridge Mountains. And be prepared to eat and drink and eat and drink some more. Asheville is a great destination for foodies and beer connoisseurs. Line up at 12 Bones Barbecue for a lunch to remember.

Tanya Lukasik New Orleans is a colorful place, both visually and culturally.
Image by Tanya Lukasik

Mardi Gras or not, New Orleans, Louisiana is an adventurous town, to say the least. Stroll down Bourbon Street. Catch a jazz show. Enjoy the flavors of Cajun country. It’s a cultural adventure that everyone needs to experience at one time or another.

Go to South Padre Island, Texas. If you’re looking for adventure, they’ve got it. Wind Surfing! Kiteboarding! Relax and enjoy some beach time with the family or check out a water park. Unfortunately, a long weekend will feel short with all the activities available on this happening island.

Bit Boy Lake Tahoe is one place that will not disappoint. Plus, one side of it is in California, the other side in Nevada.
Image by Bit Boy

And if you’re looking for a West Coast adventure, Lake Tahoe should be on your list. It’s a nature photographer’s dream. You’ll know you made the right choice for a getaway when you see that clear blue water and snowcapped peaks. Go hiking. Go biking. Play a round of golf. Enjoy the surroundings.

And wherever you end up, be sure to take pictures. It just so happens that we can turn your trip photos into a work of art. We’ll put your beautiful vacation pictures on equally beautiful bamboo and everything will be right with the world.

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