On Memorial Day, we take a moment to pay respect to the men and women who have lost their lives while serving in the armed forces.

And since many people have Monday off of work, it also means that millions are traveling for the long weekend. 

AAA expects 37.2 million Americans to take a trip of 50 miles or more this Memorial Day weekend. That is up 4.7 percent compared to last year, and is the most since 2005.

Those statistics mean one thing: crowds! Nothing ruins what is supposed to be a relaxing vacation quite like having to wait in line to use the bathroom, get food, or find a parking spot. 

To keep your Memorial Day weekend crowd-free, here are a few spots that usually stay gracefully under the radar.