Helping you celebrate Military Appreciation Month

Servicemembers and families are being honored during Military Appreciation Month with a variety of discounts. Below are some highlighted offerings, via Military.com. Keep an eye on the list for updates.

Affinia Hotel Collection. Book your summertime stay at any Affinia hotel in New York City and receive up to 25 percent off. Plus, they will donate $10 for every reservation made to Operation Homefront.

Blue Star Museums. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s military from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The list of participating museums is available at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. 

California's Great America. All active-duty servicemembers and veterans get free regular admission to California's Great America through May 29 with a valid military ID. Plus, each military guest will be able to bring up to six additional guests at a discounted rate.

Carowinds. Carowinds offers free park admission to any active, inactive or retired servicemember May 28 and 29.

Cincinnati Zoo. Active and retired military receive free admission on Memorial Day. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

Colonial Williamsburg. Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission during Memorial Day weekend to all active-duty military, retired, veterans, reservists, National Guard and their direct dependents.

Dell. As a special thanks for your sacrifice and service, all military members receive an additional 15 percent off select Dell and Alienware PCs and electronics. Claim your coupon by May 31; redeem by Aug. 4.

Dorney Park. Dorney Park in Pennsylvania offers free regular admission to any active or retired military personnel May 27-29. Military members can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six).

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill. Firebirds is honoring active military and veterans by treating them to a free lunch or dinner entree on Memorial Day, May 29.

General Motors. All active-duty, reservists, National Guard members, retirees, veterans within one year of discharge date and their spouses can receive $500 purchase bonus cash on eligible Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles through May 31.

Hickory Tavern. Hickory Tavern is offering a free hamburger to all veterans and active-duty military on Monday, May 29, at all locations.

Home Depot. All veterans are eligible for Home Depot's 10 percent military discount on Memorial Day with a DoD-issued ID, a DD-214 or a Veterans Driver’s License. (This discount is good for veterans on July 4 and Veterans Day as well.)

Kings Dominion. Kings Dominion is offering free park admission to any active or retired servicemember May 27-29.

Kings Island. Kings Island is offering military personnel free admission May 26-29.

Knott's Berry Farm. Knott's Berry Farm offers active, retired, and veteran military personnel free admission May 27-29, as well as up to six discounted tickets for $48 each.

Lowe's. Just in time for Military Appreciation Month, Lowe’s has updated their military discount to include veterans in their year-round 10 percent discount.

McCormick & Schmick's. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants are offering a complimentary entree on May 29 to Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse), veterans and active members of the military and National Guard.

Michigan's Adventure. Michigan's Adventure is offering military personnel a free admission May 28-29. Military personnel may also purchase up to six additional tickets for immediate family members at $26 each.

Mission BBQ. Veterans and active-duty military get a free sandwich the week of May 15. (Dates vary by service branch.)

Mystic Aquarium. Veterans and active-duty members who visit Mystic Aquarium May 27-29 will receive free general admission. Dependent family members receive a discounted admission rate of $20.99 per adult, $15.99 per youth (13-17) and $13.99 per child (3-12). Get 10 percent off at the gift store too!

Rack Room Shoes. Rack Room Shoes offers their regular year-round Tuesday 10 percent military discount on Memorial Day.

Sears. During the week of Memorial Day - May 26 to June 3 - military can get 40 percent off regular-price and 10 percent off sale-price tools, work boots, watches, fine jewelry and sporting goods.

Silverwood Theme Park. Military personnel and veterans get free admission May 27-29. Immediate family members also receive a discounted rate when purchasing tickets at Silverwood's front gate. They will also have special rates May 28-June 9.

Sleep Number. From May 15-June 4, Sleep Number offers an additional $100 savings on all Sleep Number mattress sets, 25 percent off selected Sleep Number bedding and special financing. (In store only.)

Sun Splash Family Waterpark. Sun Splash Family Waterpark offers active-duty military, reservists and veterans free admission on Memorial Day, May 29.

Sweet Frog. All active-duty and retired military receive a 15 percent discount every Monday in May.

Twin Peaks. Twin Peaks is offering veterans and active military personnel a free select meal on May 29.

Valleyfair. Active duty and veterans will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair May 26-29. They can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

Virginia Aquarium. The Virginia Aquarium offers active duty, dependents and retirees half off general admission on Sunday or Monday during the month of May.