As a retired or senior citizen of the community in Virginia, you have plenty of opportunities to enjoy all of the things you love at a fraction of the cost. From state parks to museums, take advantage of all the excellent reduced prices and special deals. Here are the 10 best senior discounts in the state.
AARP members, rejoice! The perks keep coming with a significant discount on hotel rooms at the Marina Bay Hotel and Suites. Book a discounted hotel room with 15 percent off by calling 757-336-3500.
Get unlimited access to all Virginia state parks with the option for a boating and equestrian pass at a discounted rate with your senior discount. The Naturally Yours senior park pass is $36 for the year instead of regular $66, and the boating and equestrian pass is $81 instead of $95.
See George Washington’s birthplace for yourself at Virginia’s Mount Vernon Estate. Seniors age 62 and over get in for only $16 when tickets are purchased online, instead of the normal $19 at the door, or $20 if you’re below 62-years-old.
Not sure how to spend the weekend with the grandkids? Why not visit the Children’s Museum of Virginia? They have all kinds of stimulating activities and offer a discounted rate for seniors over 62 years-old.
Pharmaceutical magnate Rite Aid offers 20 percent regularly on Wednesdays for members of their wellness65+ program. The program also includes a free pharmacist consultation and special monthly activities.
Visit the beautiful Anne Spencer House and Garden Museum to take in her poetry and the surroundings that inspired her. Seniors can purchase tickets for $10 instead of the regular $15.
Virginia has some of the best schools in the nation with standouts including the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, and Virginia Tech. Senior citizens may be eligible for free or significantly reduced college course to continue their education. Check out the university registrar’s website for complete details.
The Synetic Theater regularly produces incredible shows, including classics like “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and “Titus Andronicus.” Take in a little culture with their discounted senior ticket rates—they offer a flat $5 off all ticket purchases.
What will $7 buy you? How about one ticket for anyone over age 60 to the National Building Museum? According to their website, “The National Building Museum transforms understanding of the history and impact of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, and design.” They have any number of incredible exhibits and event every month.
Virginians love the Washington Nationals. While technically a D.C. team, we think it’s safe to say they’ve been thoroughly adopted by Virginians. Seniors can take advantage of offer code SENIORDEALS17 for a varying discount based on seating. Check their website for an updated offer code.