Memorial day is a federal holiday to remember those who have died while serving in the United State’s armed forces. This May holiday is a great time to remember the brave, the bold, and the fearless who have served our country. Without them, we wouldn’t have such luxuries as moseying around a beach, sparkin’ up the grill, or dipping our toes in the lake.

Memorial Day is a special holiday, but I also consider it the unofficial start of summer! Which means sun, sand, water (and hopefully all three at the same time). Going out of town, staying in town? Here are some things to do at home, in Asheville, and in Wilmington!

Hopefully for those staying in town, or venturing to either Asheville or Wilmington, this list has helped you narrow down some options for adventure. I’ll be back in a few days covering the triad, the triangle, Charlotte, OBX, and the High Country.

Till then, what are some of your favorite Memorial Day events?

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