Here’s What We’ll Be Spending Our Money on This Memorial Day Weekend

According to a new survey based on data from Bank of America, here are five things we’ll be spending money on this Memorial Day weekend . . .

1.  Gas.  Americans spent an average of $48 on gas during last year’s Memorial Day weekend, which is an increase from $41 in 2017.

2.  Hotels.  We spent 37% more on hotels for Memorial Day last year than the average day in 2018.

3.  Tourist attractions.  We spent 101% more at amusement parks for Memorial Day weekend last year compared to the average day in 2018 . . . 169% more at aquariums . . . and 97% more at tourist attractions in general.

4.  Grocery stores.  We spent an average of $87 per person at grocery stores last Memorial Day weekend . . . and 21% more than an average Saturday.

5.  Bars and nightclubs.  On the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend last year we spent 83% more on drinks at bars and clubs. 

(The Motley Fool / Digital Media Solutions)