Here at Hitch RV, we love Memorial Day. What a perfect opportunity to kick off the summer by getting away and having fun with friends and family. Campers all over the country use the long weekend for a chance to go camping and relax by barbecuing, playing outdoors and taking a little extra time to enjoy life.
In addition to camping, there are other Memorial Day activities that help us to commemorate the holiday by offering support to our veterans as well as the current men and women serving our country.
Memorial Day Parades
What better way to show your support than joining the community by attending a parade! Here are a few suggestions of events in the area:
Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead
May 30th, 1-3 PM
140 Rt. 46, Knowlton, NJ
Bring your picnic lunch and enjoy our historic site, situated on the banks of the Delaware River. Memorial Day tributes, family activities, historic tours, scenic walks and use of the boat launch on the Delaware River.
Hammonton Memorial Day Parade
Bellevue & Central Ave., Hammonton, NJ
Military equipment, bands, dance groups, antique cars and trucks roll through town and culminates with a ceremony in Veterans Memorial Park.
Decorate Your Camper
Get out the Red, White and Blue awning lights, banners, streamers, flags, stars and stripes themed decorations to help celebrate and inspire others to remember those that fought for our country.
Get creative and make it a family activity. The kids will have a blast making fun crafts like cutting out sparkly stars or making tissue paper red, white and blue flowers to hang inside and outside.
Hand Out Carnations
Do you know a veteran? One nice tradition that is sure to be appreciated is handing out flowers as a small token of appreciation. It doesn’t have to be a huge expense, just a little something to say thank you.
For example, red, white and blue carnations are nice hand out for members of our community that were or are currently involved with the military. This could even include men and women you might not know personally, such as people you see in uniform at a parade. Or, stop by a military cemetery and leave flowers for an unknown soldier.
What are some of your Memorial Day traditions?