That day is Columbus Day — a federal US holiday that commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas in 1492.
— Most grocery stores
— National Parks
— Most restaurants
— Most drug stores
— Malls: Most malls and department stores are open but call your local stores to check beforehand.
— FedEx and UPS: Open and operating with normal pickups and deliveries.
— Anything government-operated, like the DMV and public libraries, is most likely going to be closed.
— Most banks will be closed, although ATMs are always available if you need to deposit a check or get some cash.
— The US Postal Service will not deliver mail on Monday, and US post offices are closed as well.
— Some museums are open on Columbus Day, while others aren’t. Note that some may still be closed to due to the pandemic.
— To confirm if your local favorite spots are open, call ahead to check if they’re open. Make sure to ask what precautions they are taking during the pandemic.
CNN’s Alaa Elassar contributed to this report.