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Veteran’s Day Weekend Getaways

Veterans Day, an event dedicated to the valor of the people who sacrificed their lives while serving the U.S. army. Commemorated as a national holiday, this day is a vital part of the history. Many people celebrate the day in their own way, some pay tribute to the soldiers, others participate in the parade while a lot of people take advantage of the weekend and spend it at an exotic destination.

If you too are planning for a quick break this Veterans Day, here is the list of the destinations that could be visited easily. The pleasure of sightseeing and the honor of saluting the brave souls, experience both the things by booking a Veteran’s Day flight soon.

1. Arlington, Virginia:


There cannot be a better place to celebrate Veterans Day than Arlington. The Arlington National Cemetery is a place where you can pay homage to 25,000 soldiers at one single place. There are many historical sights too that can be explored. So feel the privilege and enjoy a fun-filled weekend by visiting Arlington this Veterans Day.

2. USS Arizona, Honolulu:

USS Arizona, Honolulu

A memorial in the name of the Battleship of 1941 in the Pearl Harbor will make you give tribute to 1,102 sailors in the USS Arizona. This amazing Whitehall memorial isn’t just a place to remember the heroes but has a lot more to see that will take you back to the old era.

3. Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington D.C:

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington

The names of 60,000 deceased soldiers carved on a wall will bring tears in your eyes when you visit the Vietnam veterans Memorial. This unique way of recalling the bravery of the war heroes is one way in which you can celebrate the event. Pay a floral tribute and walk around to explore the historical monuments present around the city.

4. Liberty Memorial, Kansas City:

Liberty Memorial, kansas

Located at the National World War I Museum, Kansas city, Liberty memorial is another place where you can relive the stories of the thousands of unsung heroes. A great event is organized here on each Veterans Day so you can be a part of felicitations too. After being a part of the same, an excursion to Kansas City can also be enjoyed.

5. Gettysburg Battlefield, Philadelphia:


This area has experienced a huge military war whose traits can be easily found in the museums and cemeteries around this region. The sacrifices of the war heroes can be seen in the 4.5 acres of the Gettysburg battlefields. The scenic beauty and the gentle hills of the city will make you feel the magical charm and give you a wonderful vacation experience.

It is because of the dead heroes that we are leading a happy and free life, so to thank them we shall celebrate Veterans Day with great zeal and enthusiasm. Take benefit of the Veterans Day deals available on SmartFares and visit all the memorials and war cemeteries to honor the bravery of the great people. Since Veterans Day is not very far, do not forget to book a cheap flight soon.

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