Affordable Ways to Have a Relaxing Labor Day Weekend

Posted on 08/22/2011

Labor Day may conjure up thoughts of working, but it’s actually a great holiday for relaxing. Say goodbye to summer by enjoying the simpler things in life, which thankfully don’t cost much money at all.

Take in the US Open - This year the US Open runs from September 2 through the 5th. If you can’t make it to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York, why not spend some of your Labor Day weekend relaxing in front of the TV while taking in some world class tennis? Check out the event schedule at

Enjoy a Baseball Game - Baseball season may be winding down, but with cooler temperatures the ball park is a great place to spend part of your holiday weekend. Whether it’s a major league game or a minor league match-up, baseball is a great way to send off the summer.

Find a County Fair - Food on a stick, spinning carnival rides and farm animals galore—what’s not to love about the county fair? Head to to find out where one is happening in your area this Labor Day weekend.

Head to a Water Park - Many water parks close their doors after Labor Day weekend since temperatures start to drop. Pull out that swimsuit one last time and soak up some sun while getting soaked at the water park.

Camping - Squeeze a few more memories out of summer 2011 by taking the family camping. You can rough it in the wilderness or reserve a cabin at Either way you’ll get one last chance to enjoy nature and each other before the busyness of the school year sets in.

By Alison Storm

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Posted on 11.02.11 at 3:34 AM

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