Photos of Southern California residents starting their Memorial Day

It’s time to usher in summer.

Planes, trains, cars and beaches, watch out – the Memorial Day getaway is officially nigh.

A plane prepares to be loaded as passengers make their way to their gates at John Wayne Airport in Orange County

At John Wayne Airport in Orange County, passengers wait for their flight at a gate.

(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

Travelers on Memorial Day weekend wait in line at John Wayne Airport in Orange County.

Travelers on Memorial Day weekend wait in line at John Wayne Airport in Orange County.

(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

An aerial view of campers arriving and lining up over Memorial Day weekend at the Bolsa Chica State Beach campground

Nearly every spot is filled with campers setting up for Memorial Day weekend on Thursday at Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach.

(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

Mark and Tami Burnett throw a Frisbee at their dog, Emi

Emi the dog, owned by Mark and Tami Burnett, is chasing a Frisbee at Bolsa Chica State Beach.

(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

Memorial Day visitors take their dog for a rolling walk at Bolsa Chica State Beach.

Memorial Day visitors take their dog for a rolling walk at Bolsa Chica State Beach.

(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

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