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According to AAA, a near-record number of people will hit the road this Memorial Day weekend, and a lot of those travelers will be heading for the beach. But if you’re not the beachy type and could do without the sand in your shorts, there are plenty of other fun places to visit over the long holiday weekend.┬áHere are ten destinations that don’t necessarily require a plane ticket either:

1. Asheville, NC

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2. Atlanta

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3. Charleston, SC

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4. New Orleans

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5. New York City

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6. Orlando

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7. Pigeon Forge, TN

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8. Savannah, GA

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9. Washington, D.C.

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10. Williamsburg, VA

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