Veteran day is not a celebration for a day, instead a feeling that should live with us always for all those who selflessly served the country. To honor, appreciate and learn about the veterans, ensure this veteran day you make the most of it by booking flight tickets to destinations that have museums, parks, memorial sites, parades etc. that educate you more about the sacrifices and commitment of the veterans of the United States military. Examine AirTkt’s travel ideas for veteran day and book your flight tickets for the destination of your choice.
Gettysburg National Military Park
Located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, this national park protects and depicts the landscape of the Battle of Gettysburg that took place during the American Civil War in 1863. The park marks the death of more than 50,000 soldiers and everyday commemorates the veteran day (11, November) as Community Appreciation Day for the residents of the Adam’s County. All military veterans are allowed to attend without any payment of fee. The park hosts as parade and also has museum and visitor centre with artifacts from the American Civil War.
Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum
Located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, this museum salutes and provides honor to the veterans. Established in the 1970s, the museum has World War II carrier with the USS Yorktown as its centerpiece. It also hosts a fleet of National Historic Landmark Ships, the Cold War Memorial, as well as the Vietnam Experience Exhibit in the U.S. The museum preserves the honor of the veterans while telling their stories of valor and courage through honorable, educational and engaging ways. The museum offer free entry tickets to all veterans for the programs and events hosted on Veterans Day.
Navajo Nation Veteran Memorial Park
Located in Window Rock, Arizona, this memorial park is a must visit. Constructed in 1995 by a group of Navajo Vietnam veterans, the park honors and celebrates the sacrifices of Navajo soldiers who served in the U.S. military. The park features the statue depicting the famous Code Talkers from the World War II, which were recruited by the Marines to help communicate with marines who spoke Navajo language. Apart from the statue, the park also hosts 16 steel pillars depicting bayonets and the natural rock structure called the window rock.
Now officially called the National World War I Museum and Memorial, the liberty memorial is located in Kansas City, Missouri. The memorial is the leading institution dedicated to remembering the Great War and the impact of the war on the community globally. It was built commemorating those who served in the World War I and fought for the liberty and the country. It also interprets the history of World War I, as well as holds exhibitions and educational programs to spread knowledge and engage people. The place also holds special ceremonies and events every year on the Veterans Day.
So, wait no longer and start searching for flight tickets to the destination of your choice and make the most of the veteran day holiday.