2018 Military Travel and Recreation Discounts for Veterans Day

A gust of wind waves an American flag as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, perform at Osan Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson)
A gust of wind waves an American flag as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, perform at Osan Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts offered for travel and recreation in 2017. Visit often because the list is now being updated frequently as new discounts come in!

All of the discounts have been confirmed, either through press release or direct communication with the company. Check out all the other discounts being offered this Veterans Day.

Keep in mind that most businesses require proof of military service, which can include a VA Universal Access Card, Military ID, DD-214 (Discharge Papers), Veterans Service Organization Card (VSO's include groups like the VFW, DAV, AmVets, MOAA, FRA, and the American Legion), a state-issued ID that shows veteran status or in some cases businesses will accept a picture of the veteran in uniform.

Not all franchise locations participate in their national chain's Veterans Day programs -- be sure contact your nearest establishment to make sure they are participating.

Make sure to visit the Military.com Discounts Center for more discounts and articles. And sign up for the Military Deals and Discounts Newsletter to get even more discounts and information in your inbox on how Military Families can save big.


2017 Veterans Day Travel and Recreation Discounts:

Aquarium of the Pacific -- Veterans and military personnel get free admission on November 11.

B&Bs for Vets -- Complimentary rooms at inns will be offered to veterans on or around November 11.

Boston Bruins -- In conjunction with Military Appreciation Night on November 6, all military will receive a 20% off discount at the ProShop and all GameDay ProShop locations.

Boston Duck Tours -- Veterans and active military ride free November 6 – 10. All dependents also ride for only $10 per person.

Colonial Williamsburg -- Military families can receive a free admission ticket during Veterans Day weekend.

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden -- Veterans get free admission on November 11.

Harley-Davidson Museum -- The Harley-Davidson Museum is offering free admission to active military, veterans and their families on November 10, 11, and 12 in honor of Veterans Day.

Killington Resort -- Active Duty, Retired and Honorably Discharged members of the military ski for free on November 11.

Knotts Berry Farm -- Active duty military and veterans receive free admission for themselves and 1 guest, as well as 6 additional tickets for a discounted price from November 1 - 16 and November 27 - December 15.

Mount Vernon -- All active duty, former, or retired military personnel are admitted for free on November 11.

National WWI Museum and Memorial -- Admission is free for veterans and active duty military personnel November 10-12.

National Parks -- On Veterans Day, November 11, veterans will have access to over 100 National Parks that require entrance fees for free.

New Mexico Museum of Space History -- Veterans get free admission on November 11.

Newseum -- Active duty and retired members of the military, plus one guest receive free admission November 10 through November 12.

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium -- On November 10, 11, and 12, active duty service members and veterans receive free admission. Immediate family members will receive half-off general admission.

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden -- All military veterans, who have served or are serving in the United States Armed Forces, will receive free admission on November 11.

Southampton Inn – During the month of November, veterans and active duty military receive a room rate of $125 per night.

Woodland Park Zoo -- Active, retired, and veteran military personnel and their spouses get free admission on November 11.

World of Coca-Cola -- Active duty, reserves and retirees get free admission year-round, and November 2 through November 12, members of the Armed Forces may also purchase up to four half-price general admission tickets for their friends and family.

***The following military discounts were offered for Veterans Day in 2016, but have yet to be confirmed for 2017. Check back as we keep you updated!***

9/11 Memorial and Museum -- Veterans will receive free Museum admission as well as half price museum tickets for up to two family members from November 9 to November 13.

Army Corp of Engineers Recreation Areas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on November 11.

Birmingham Zoo -- All active and retired military, veterans and their dependents will receive free admission on November 11, 12 and 13.

Carmike Cinemas -- Present a military ID on November 11 and receive a free small popcorn with your ticket purchase.

iPic Theaters -- Former and current military members get a free ticket on November 11.

Jefferson Lines-- Jefferson Lines is offering free travel to veterans from November 4 through November 22.

LEGOLAND Florida – Veterans get free admission November 1-20, as well as 50% off tickets for up to six accompanying guests.

Main Event -- Active duty military and veterans bowl for free from open to 3pm on November 11.

Mariners' Museum -- Free admission is offered to all military and up to four of their immediate family members on November 11.

Natural History Museum of Utah -- Former members of the military, plus one additional guest each, receive free admission on November 11.

Oregon Ducks -- Veterans and active duty military are invited to attend the November 11 Men's Basketball game vs. Army. A military discount is offered on lower level tickets at $10 (up to a $25 value) and upper level tickets at $5 (up to a $10 value).

Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Throughout the month of November, active members of the military and veterans plus one guest will be allowed free entry.

Queen Mary -- The Queen Mary offers free admission to active service members, retired military personnel, veterans and special discounts for their family members on November 11.

Red Roof Inn -- Red Roof Inn is offering 15% off stays in the month of November to veterans, active duty military and their families.

Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat -- All active and retired military receive complimentary admission November 8 through 13. Dependent and spouse ID cards will receive a $5 discount.

UFC GYM -- Active duty and veteran military personnel as well as their families get VIP status November 11 through 13. VIP attendees will receive total gym access, including a special class on November 12.

Westgate Resorts -- Beginning November 11 at 9 a.m. EST, the first 1,000 eligible service members who complete the online military appreciation form and place a fully refundable $75 deposit will receive a complimentary three-day, two-night vacation for up to four people at Westgate Town Center May 5-7, 2017. All veterans get a special 25 percent savings on Veterans Day for rooms across their entire portfolio of 28 properties.

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