AAA spokesperson on high gas prices: ‘We’ve never seen a Memorial Day from year-to-year jump like that’
The average price for a gallon of gas in the United States was $4.59 Tuesday, with it being slightly better in Virginia at $4.46 — both of which were all-time highs ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend.
Live updates: What’s happening on Miami Beach and in South Florida on Memorial Day weekend
Memorial Day marks the country’s first national holiday out from under heavy COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines. Crowds are expected to return in mass to hot locales like beaches and malls, which are fully open with loose mask policies.news.yahoo.com
What to know about the rules if you’re headed to Miami Beach this Memorial Day Weekend
In an effort to control South Beach party crowds over Memorial Day Weekend, the city of Miami Beach announced Tuesday that it will target traffic congestion, overcrowding at beaches and the renting of vehicles popular among tourists next week through a series of emergency orders.news.yahoo.com
Hotels excited for Memorial Day crowds as Miami Beach hopes to avoid spring break woes
After playing host to a chaotic spring break, Miami Beach is once again bracing for large crowds as Memorial Day Weekend approaches, with hoteliers optimistic about a spike in business even as the mayor promises to crack down on misbehavior.news.yahoo.com
Claytor Lake State Park experiences small Memorial Day Weekend crowd due to social distancing
CLAYTOR LAKE, Va. – Claytor Lake State Park usually experiences a Memorial Day Weekend rush of people longing for their first taste of summer. Some people decided to make the trek to Claytor Lake, despite social distancing. “We do typically come down to the lake on Memorial Day Weekend," Williams said. They expected the typical Memorial Day Weekend crowd, but were proven wrong when they arrived. Cicadas have started to emerge at the park, and torrential rain from the week filled Claytor Lake with murky water and driftwood.
Flooded docks, debris lead suggested idle only speed limit on Smith Mountain Lake
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. Flooded docks and floating debris dont make for an ideal Memorial Day Weekend at Smith Mountain Lake. You can see the whole dock, the whole walkway underwater," said boat owner Marvin Powell. It was actually more water than I thought.Powell came to check on his boat at Waterwheel Marina on Friday morning after heavy rain flooded the lake. Waterwheel Marina is closed until further notice due to high floodwaters on Smith Mountain Lake ahead of Memorial Day Weekend. While the fish are free to roam, Powells going to have to wait for his weekend on the water.