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This Veterans Day in Massachusetts, a number of organizations are expressing their gratitude to America’s service members through an array of special deals and discounts.
From tours and attractions to lodging, Massachusetts is commemorating military service from countless Americans with a few fun things to do and places to see, combined with a couple of cozy places to stay!
Want to get outdoors?
Massachusetts residents, service members and citizens alike, can choose from a bevy of historic sites, including Minute Man National Historical Park, the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, and other favorites.
For more on Massachusetts’ state parks & forests, click here.
Minute Man Historical Park, credit: Tim Grafft/MOTT
Museums and tours!
One of the premier attractions in southeast Massachusetts, Battleship Cove, is also pitching in to make this year’s Veterans Day an extra-special one with free admission for all active duty, retired, and reserve military personnel who show proof of service. Battleship Cove will be open on Veterans Day from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, please visit www.battleshipcove.com.
Battleship Cove, credit: www.battleshipcove.com
Boston Duck Tours, another Massachusetts staple, is also offering free tours for veterans and active Military (and $10 for any family members), around the Hub from November 11 through November 18. For more information, please visit www.bostonducktours.com.
Boston Duck Boats
For those seeking a post-Halloween spooktacular experience, the folks at Dead of Night Ghost Tours, which leads guided walks through Burial Hill, Plymouth’s oldest cemetery, has two different deals for veterans: former and active service members are eligible for a $3 discount on the Twilight Lantern Ghost Tour’s $13 price tag, and $5 off the $20 ticket for the Twilight Lantern Combo Tour. For more information, call 508-866-5111.
A place to stay!
B&Bs For Vets, a program that coordinates with bed and breakfasts across the nation to provide overnight stays on November 11 to former and active service members at no cost, features a set of local B&Bs across the state with availability!
With a few free night offers still available, a compete listing of participating B&Bs can be found here.
For more on Massachusetts’ Veterans Day deals and discounts, as well as a collection of local events and happenings, click here.
How do you plan to commemorate Veterans Day? Tell us in the comments below!