Crowds expected in Las Vegas for Memorial Day weekend, the second most popular travel destination, says AAA Nevada

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – It’s Memorial Day weekend and 37 million people are expected for the three-day holiday weekend.

According to AAA Travel, 34 million will take to the streets at the unofficial start of summer and more than 2 million will travel by plane.

60 percent more Americans are expected to fly compared to this time last year when the US closed due to the pandemic

Thousands of people are expected to visit Las Vegas. It’s one of the most popular places to visit as the pandemic restrictions are easing.

Over the past few weeks, crowds have returned to the Las Vegas Strip.

“When it comes to Memorial Day, Las Vegas is the second most popular, right behind Orlando and Honolulu, Hawaii, with three. It’s going to be a tough weekend for Las Vegas. We expect a lot of people to come and enjoy what Las Vegas has to offer, ”said Sergio Avila, AAA Nevada.

He says it is important to do some research on your travel destination before traveling to catch up on changes to services or local COVID rules.

Memorial Day, Monday, is also the last day of most of Clark County’s restrictions.

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