2021 Military Travel and Recreation Discounts for Veterans Day

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Service members from active and reserve components rehearse the flag holding ceremony during the Chiefs football game on Nov. 11, 2018 at Kansas City, Missouri. (Thomas Barley/U.S. Air Force)

The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts offered for travel and recreation in 2021. 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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2021 Veterans Day Travel and Recreation Discounts:

9/11 Memorial and Museum -- Veterans receive free Museum admission from November 11 through 14, with up to three guests at a 50% discount. Family of active-duty military will also receive the discount.

Akron Zoo -- Veterans, past and current, receive free admission and immediate family members receive 50% off admission November 11 through 14 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tickets must be reserved ahead of time.

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

Cincinnati Zoo -- All members of the military will receive free admission on November 11. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

Colonial Williamsburg -- Active-duty military, Reservists, National Guard personnel, retired military and veterans receive complimentary admission once annually for themselves and up to three direct dependents on Veterans Day weekend (or Memorial Day weekend).

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium -- Military personnel, both past and present, and their immediate family get free admission on November 11 with military ID or proof of service.

Everyday California -- Active duty, retired military personnel, and their families get free gear and water sport rentals including kayak, snorkel, surfboard, and stand-up paddleboard for up to two hours, the entire week of Veterans Day (November 8 through 12). Plus, get 20% off in-store and online on November 11 with code VETERAN.

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

Jefferson Lines -- Veterans and active military members get free tickets anytime between November 1 through 11. Free tickets are available for travel departing on November 11 through November 24 for both one-way and round-trip tickets. Veterans and active military members with roundtrip tickets are welcome to return at a later date anytime through December 31.

Knott's Berry Farm -- Active-duty military and veterans receive discounted admission for themselves and up to five guests from November 1 through November 18 and November 29 through December 16. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Knott’s Berry Farm ticket booths.

LEGOLAND Florida – From November 1 through 20, active-duty military and veterans receive free admission and can purchase theme park tickets for up to six guests at a 60% discount on the same dates. They can also upgrade their visit to include a stay at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort and save up to 25% on select dates during the month of November. 

Montgomery Zoo -- Veterans, active-duty military personnel, and their dependent family members receive a 50% discount on regular daytime admission to the Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum, November 7 through 13.

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

National Parks -- On November 11, veterans will get free admission to all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee.

National WWI Museum and Memorial -- Admission is free for veterans and active-duty military personnel November 11 through 14.

North Carolina Zoo -- Active-duty, veteran and Reserve military personnel get free admission and $2 off admission for up to six accompanying guests, November 8 through 14.

San Antonio Zoo -- Active-duty, retired, veteran members of the military, National Guard and Reserves get free admission throughout November. Plus, up to four immediate family members can receive 50% off single day tickets on date of visit.

True REST Float Spa -- Active-duty military members, Reservists and veterans get a free 60-minute float therapy session on the 11th of every month, including November 11. All spa locations will close on Veterans Day to the public to serve service members.

World of Coca-Cola -- Active duty, reserves and retirees get free admission year-round, and from November 5 to 14 members of the Armed Forces may purchase up to four general admission tickets at half-price for their friends and family. Purchase tickets online.

2020 Veterans Day Travel and Recreation Discounts:

Arizona State Parks -- Admission is free for veterans and active-duty military 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.

B&Bs for Vets -- The innkeepers participating in the 2020 B&Bs for Vets program will offer a minimum of one room for one night and totally freeMost innkeepers will give their free rooms away on November 10, but offers vary.

Birmingham Zoo -- Veterans, active and retired military and their dependents receive free admission from November 11 until 15.

Caesars Entertainment -- Veterans and active-duty military who book future travel on Caesars.com from November 4 to 15 get up to 40% off.

Capital Wheel -- On November 11, active and retired service members ride free. Accompanying family members are eligible for the military discount. Onsite only.

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum -- On November 11, active-duty and retired armed services members get free admission (including up to three immediate family members), and a 10% discount at Circa: The Museum Store and the Hatch Show Print retail store. Advanced reservations are highly recommended.

Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) -- Veterans and military personnel get free rides on November 11.

FantasyWorld Resort -- Active-duty service members and veterans receive the Patriots Salute Package, which includes discounts on stays November 1 through 30 (with a two-night minimum).

Hagley Museum and Library -- Current military members, veterans, and their families get free admission on November 11

Harley-Davidson Museum -- Active military, veterans and their families get free admission on November 11 and 12.

La Quinta by Wyndham -- Eligible military members get 12% off the Best Available Rate at participating La Quinta by Wyndham hotels. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 7 and completed by December 8, 2020.

Monticello -- Veterans get complimentary admission November 11. Admission is for the Monticello Self-Guided Pass.

Montpelier -- Veterans get a free "Highlights of Montpelier" tour and Museum Shop discount, November 7 and 8.

Museum of East Tennessee History -- Veterans, active-duty military, and their families get free admission on November 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

NEW Zoo & Adventure Park -- Veterans and active-duty military members and their immediate families get free zoo admission, along with a 20% discount on merchandise purchases in the Paws & Claws Gift Shop on November 11.

Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Veterans and active military plus a guest get free museum admission and parking from November 1 through 15. A 20% off discount in the HOF Store will also be offered in November.

Sanderling Resort -- Current and former military receive discounted rates of $129 per night from November 11, 2020 through March 19, 2021 with an additional 20% off all food, spa and retail.

Sedgwick County Zoo -- All military personnel, veterans and their immediate families get complimentary admission on November 11.

St. Louis Wheel -- Veterans ride free on November 11 all day. Active military will receive the normal military discount of 20%.

Super 8 by Wyndham -- Active and retired military members, veterans and their families can enjoy 15% off the Best Available Rate at participating Super 8 by Wyndham hotels. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 7 and completed by December 8, 2020.

The Alamo -- Veterans and active-duty military members get a complimentary audio tour for you and one quest on November 11.

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

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts -- Active and retired military members, veterans, and their families save up to 15%, plus receive 500 Wyndham Rewards bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 7 and completed by December 8, 2020.

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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