Top Labor Day Travel Destinations

Top Labor Day Getaway Spots

School has started, nights are cooler, and Labor Day is right around the corner. This trio of events means that summer is almost officially over.  While the seemingly endless nights are gone, Labor Day is the perfect way to celebrate summer and a great chance to make one more lasting memory. The weather is beautiful all over the country this time of year, so your list of choices for great Labor Day getaway spots is endless.  Luckily, The Parking Spot has done the work for you and picked out some great Labor Day travel destinations. Here is a list of unique places to go for a fun Labor Day weekend: Seattle, Washington The international music and arts festival, Bumbershoot, has headlined Labor Day weekend in Seattle since 1971.  The name, Bumbershoot, came from a colloquial term for umbrella, and the festival takes place at the 74-acre Seattle Center, which was built for the 1962 World’s Fair.  Additionally, you can go to the Space Needle, Pike Place Fish Market, or check out a Seattle Mariners game while they’re in town over Labor Day weekend. Los Angeles, California If you decide to go to LA for a Labor Day getaway, you won’t run out of things to do.  The Taste Labor Day Block Party is one of the headline events in the city every year.  At this festival, there are several stages with cooking and drink mixing demonstrations that visitors can enjoy. Additionally, dozens of prominent restaurants have booths that allow guests to try small samples of popular dishes available throughout the city. While in Los Angeles, you can also go to Universal Studios, check out the Venice Beach Boardwalk, and visit the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. Boston, Massachusetts The combination of the city’s unique feel and rich history make Boston a great place for Labor Day travel.  The Freedom Trail is the best way to soak in Boston’s role in our country’s history.  It starts at Boston Common and ends at Bunker Hill.  You can take the walk on your own or get a tour from a guide dressed like they’re from the Revolutionary War.  While the Red Sox aren’t in town this Labor Day, Fenway Park is still one of the oldest and unique stadiums in the country and is worth checking out.  Finally, if you’re a golf fan, the PGA’s Deutsche Bank Championship takes place at TPC Boston over Labor Day weekend. Whether you’re looking for a fun festival to celebrate the holiday weekend or a memorable experience that you can’t find anywhere else, check out these great Labor Day travel tips from The Parking Spot.
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