If you haven’t made plans for Labor Day weekend and are itching to travel, it’s not too late to hit the road! Our community’s central location in beautiful Solomons Island offers residents plenty of options for quick road trips. The less time you spend on the road, the more time you have to vacation and enjoy your Labor Day weekend!
The Charlottesville area boasts a wide variety of beautiful wineries, so it’s the perfect option for wine lovers. If wine isn’t your beverage of choice, Charlottesville is still a beautiful option for a road trip! There are rolling hills, bright green landscapes and a charming downtown with lots of restaurant and retail options. History buffs will enjoy a visit to Thomas Jefferson’s famed plantation home, Monticello, or strolling through the University of Virginia campus.
Maryland and Delaware Beaches
Before summer comes to an end, perhaps one last beach trip is in your future? Take a quick drive to the Maryland or Delaware beaches! There are plenty of charming beach towns to choose from, including Ocean City, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Dewey Beach, Rehoboth Beach and Lewes–and all boast distinct personalities and different attractions. If you’ve already been to one of the Maryland or Delaware beaches this summer, try staying in a different town this Labor Day weekend. Explore a new area while you soak up the last of the summer sun on the sand!
If you’re a history buff, Gettysburg could be the perfect option for a Labor Day weekend road trip! Key points of interest for those interested in Civil War-era history include the Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg Battlefield, Eisenhower National Historic Site, Shriver House Museum and Gettysburg National Cemetery. Gettysburg has a lot to offer in addition to the historical aspect–plenty of shops and restaurants, not to mention the scenic views around town!