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 2018. 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.

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2018 Veterans Day Travel and Recreation Discounts:

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 7 to 11.

Amtrak -- Veterans and active duty military get 20% off travel between November 9 and 13. The sale is valid for travel between November 27 and May 31, 2019.

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

Army Corp of Engineers Recreation Areas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees at its recreation areas nationwide November 11 and 12.

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

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

Boston Bruins -- In conjunction with Military Appreciation Night on November 5, 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 from November 12 - 16. Dependents ride for $10 per person (plus 5% CCF surcharge). 

Carnival Cruise Line -- Carnival Cruise Line is offering special savings and bonuses to members of the U.S. and Canadian Armed Forces. The promotion, which provides up to $50 onboard credit per stateroom, a complimentary two-category upgrade, and 50 percent reduced deposits, can be combined with Carnival's highly attractive Early Saver rates. In addition, guests who qualify for the promotion can book up to two additional staterooms with the same bonuses and pricing. The promotion can be booked from November 5-12.

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

Globus -- Military can save 10%, plus an additional $100 off per person, November 5 - 16.

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 9, 10, and 11 in honor of Veterans Day.

Jefferson Lines -- Veterans and active military members get free tickets anytime between November 1-11. Free tickets are available for travel departing on November 11 through November 21 for both one-way and round-trip tickets. Veterans and active military members are welcome to return on a different date for round-trip tickets anytime through December 31.

Killington Resort -- Active duty, retired and honorably discharged members of the military ski for free on November 11.

Knott's Berry Farm -- Active duty military and veterans receive free admission for themselves and 1 guest from November 1 - 15 and November 26 - December 21. Additional discounted tickets may be purchased at the ticket booth.

LEGOLAND Florida – From November 1 to 30, all veterans and active duty military can receive free admission. Veterans also can purchase theme park tickets for up to six guests at a 50% discount on the same dates.

Main Event -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty military receive complimentary $10 in arcade play that can be used on all Main Event arcade games and can choose one entrée from a select menu.

Mariners' Museum -- Active duty and retired military, veterans, and their immediate families get free admission on November 11.

"Mickey: The True Original" -- This 16,000 sq ft immersive pop up exhibition opens in NYC on November 8, open through February in celebration of Mickey Mouse's 90th Anniversary. On November 11, veterans and active duty military can attend the exhibition free of charge, in addition to a few friends and family of theirs.

Montpelier -- Veterans get free House tours November 9 - 11. Veterans also receive a 10% discount on any purchase at the Museum Shop.

Monticello -- Veterans get complimentary admission November 10 - 12.

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

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

National WWI Museum and Memorial -- Admission is free for veterans and active duty military personnel November 9-11.

Natural History Museum of Utah -- Former members of the military, plus one additional guest each, receive free admission on November 10, 11 and 12.

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

Newseum -- Veterans and active duty members of the military plus one guest get free admission on November 10 and 11.

NY Waterway -- Active duty military and veterans get free ferry service on November 11.

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.

Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Throughout the month of November, all veterans and active military plus one guest get free museum admission and parking.

Red Roof -- When booking from November 1 – December 31, all active duty military and veterans get 20% off Red Roof's best available rate for stays reserved November 1, 2018 – February 28, 2019.

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

Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat -- Veterans, active and retired military personnel will receive complimentary admission, November 9 - 12. Additionally, up to 4 guests will receive a $5 discount off general admission tickets.

The Alamo -- Active duty military and veterans get free tours on November 11.

Westgate Resorts -- Westgate Resorts are honoring our U.S. military personnel and their families by giving away free vacations. On November 9, they will open up registration for the event that will be held in May 2019.

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 1 through November 11, members of the Armed Forces may also purchase up to four half-price general admission tickets for their friends and family.

Zoo Atlanta -- Veterans, active-duty, retired and reserve members get free admission and $4 off general admission for up to six accompanying guests on November 11.

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