A vacation filled with relaxation and recreation can be a fun and memorable experience. If you want to get away with family or friends this winter or spring, do some smart pre-planning and look for military discounts. No matter what your plans – whether it’s a day trip to the city, a weekend in the mountains, or a month-long cross-country excursion – chances are there are special military offers available to you.
Below is a list of some military discounts that can save you money on lodging, lift tickets, attractions, museum admissions, and more. If you don’t see a military discount advertised, be sure to ask if one is available when booking or making your purchase. Many businesses, museums, and attractions offer unadvertised military discounts and will give you savings or additional benefits just for showing your military ID.
Hilton Garden Inn New York / Tribeca
New York City, NY
15% off Bed & Breakfast package
Military members and their families can spend a weekend in New York City’s trendy SoHo /Tribeca neighborhood and receive up to 15% off the Bed & Breakfast package which includes a complimentary breakfast for two adults with kids 12 and under eating free. The stylish hotel is located alongside some of the greatest shopping in the world and is just minutes away from many of New York City’s world-famous museums, attractions, and parks.
South Londonderry, VT
Discounted lift tickets
Stratton Mountain in Vermont has 95 trails, 11 lifts, plenty of fun events, and a wide selection of lodging and dining options. Stratton thanks military personnel for their service by offering them $40 savings on midweek lift tickets and $16 savings on weekend and holiday lift tickets.
Go back in time and visit Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. Discover the Revolutionary City by going on a guided or self-guided tour, engage with Williamsburg’s 18th-century residents, shopkeepers and political figures, take a carriage ride, visit a museum, and enjoy shopping, dining, sports, and activities galore. Active duty service members and up to three direct dependents can receive one complimentary admission ticket per year. Retired military and veterans are eligible for 50% off single-day tickets of on Annual Passes for up to five direct dependents.
During your visit you also have access to the Liberty Lounge where you can relax and recharge with other military guests.
Discounted lodging and park tickets
Thinking of heading to Florida for your getaway? Through December 19, 2017, military members can receive great rates at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Savings are good for most stays from now through April 8, 2017 and April 24 through December 19, 2017. Military personnel can also purchase Disney 4-Day and 5-Day Military Promotional Tickets which include the Park Hopper Option. See websites for details on how to purchase, blackout dates and restrictions.
Variety of discounts for lodging, shows, and more
The picturesque city of Branson, MO is located in the Ozark Mountains and is one of the top vacation destinations in the United States. With dozens of live performance theatres, an award-winning theme park, three lakes, championship golf courses, museums, family-friendly attractions, fine dining and much more, there is something for everyone.
There are many military discounts available for stores, restaurants, shows, lodging, and attractions in the Branson, Missouri area. Check out these online resources to find discounts: Military and Veterans discounts, Explore Branson, and Tanger Outlets.
Chicago is a very military-friendly city and many of the museums offer free admission to active duty service members. If you are visiting the Windy City, present your military ID for complimentary admission to The Field Museum, the Museum of Science + Industry, the Chicago Children’s Museum, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and others.
Copper Mountain, CO
Military Season Pass
If you love skiing, the Copper Mountain Military Season Pass is a great deal. Receive unlimited and unrestricted skiing/riding at Copper Mountain, 10 Copper Mountain Friends and Family tickets, 40% off tubing walk-up sessions, 33% discount on lodging for three+ nights, and much more. See website for eligibility, offer details, restrictions, blackout dates and information on how to order.
Knott’s Berry Farm
Buena Park, CA
Discount admission tickets
Military can enjoy special savings every day at this theme and amusement park. Get discount admission tickets when purchasing tickets at the park ticket booths, and save even more if you buy your tickets online.
Visit the websites above for details about all the military discount offers.