Memorial Day Weekend, the official kickoff to summer fun and warm weather, will be here before you know it. This year, Memorial Day Weekend spans from May 29-31—and with flight volume rising, private jet travelers would do well to book their travel as early as possible. Here are Magellan Jets’ picks for the top destinations for Memorial Day Weekend 2021 to visit by private jet:
Magellan Jets is dedicated to providing safe access to the most memorable travel experiences. Our Flight Support and Guest Services teams are constantly monitoring destinations around the globe in real time to keep our jet card owners, pay-as-you-go members and on-demand charter clients informed about any necessary travel requirements in the age of COVID-19.
If you’re looking for a little inspiration for your travel this Memorial Day, read on.
U.S. Virgin Islands
You won’t need a passport to visit this tropical paradise—this Caribbean getaway gives you the feel of an international vacation with the ease of a domestic trip. On the island of St. Thomas, enjoy snorkeling, sailing, or swimming with the turtles in Turtle Cove, or head to Paradise Point for panoramic views of Charlotte Amalie harbor and the surrounding islands. In addition, Magellan Jets has partnered with Little Gem Resorts to bring private jet travelers to the USVI’s newest resort, the secluded tropical paradise of Lovango. Guests flying to Lovango between June 1 and July 31, 2021 will enjoy a full-day Cabana at Lovango’s Beach Club, as well as $1,500 in flight credits toward their private flight.
If the hustle and bustle of Nassau isn’t your style, try a quieter, more private experience. Through Magellan Jets’ partnership with Blue Sky Luxury Travels, private jet travelers have access to a number of exclusive and unforgettable destinations throughout the Bahamas. There’s The Copasetic, a four-bedroom luxury villa on Staniel Cay with gorgeous oceanfront views—or, if you’d like an even more purely private getaway, try Little Pipe Cay—an 11-bedroom, 38-acre, entirely self-sufficient private island retreat in the Exumas. Whatever guests choose, they’ll enjoy Blue Sky‘s extremely personal and detailed commitment to service.
Palm Springs, California
Enjoy this desert oasis and its gorgeous views of the surrounding San Jacinto Mountains while the temperatures are still comfortable. Take in the views from a 650-foot bluff overlooking the gorgeous Coachella Valley at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, a classic desert beauty revived to a new state of luxury. Tour the natural splendor of nearby Joshua Tree National Park or, if you’re feeling adventurous, take a Jeep and hiking eco-tour of Indian Canyon, ancestral home of the Cahuilla tribes.
Palm Beach, Florida
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort may have closed for the season, but there’s plenty to do in this picturesque Old West town besides skiing (and you’ll have fewer crowds to deal with, too). Hiking options abound in the Teton and Gros Venture mountain ranges that flank the area, and a taste of the wilderness can be found in the nearby Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. If you’re visiting in the spring, note that this is when wildlife is most active—visit the National Elk Refuge to spot bison, elk, and bighorn sheep.
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