Free Entrance to All US National Parks, Free Admission to 150+ Museums
Free entrance to national parks
On several dates each year, the National Park Service offers free entrance to all national parks in the United States.
If you’re planning ahead, the 2015 days are:
For inspiration, Smarter Travel wrote about 10 national parks you never knew existed. However, the US has over 400 national parks so there are many more options to consider!
There is a park-finder tool where you can search by name, location, and other parameters.
Free admission to museums
Bank of America’s Museums on Us program offers cardholders free general admission to over 150 museums, science centers, and botanical gardens on the first full weekend of each month.
The 2015 dates are:
For free admission on valid dates, simply show your photo ID plus a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch debit or credit card.
You can find a museum locator on the program’s website.
Do note admission is complimentary only for the cardholder (although many participating institutions already offer free admission to children year round).
[Thanks to Million Mile Secrets for the tip.]