On November 11, in observance of Veterans Day, all national parks, state parks and national forests in the United States will offer free admission for everybody. The whole family will be able to enjoy a day of fun activities without shelling out money. That's pretty good news, right? Freedom is on!

The sun is up and inviting a good mood for a one-day vacation. Put on the checkered blanket and open the basket full of fruits, steamed vegetables, hearty sandwiches and delectable desserts. Serve the juice and soda for refreshing afternoon relaxation. Ready the charades and start gathering the whole family; it's a good day for picnic.

Veterans Day is an official public holiday in the United States. It is celebrated to commemorate and honor the military veterans who served the Armed Forces. It also marks the Armistice Day or Remembrance Day that is celebrated not just in U.S but in some other part of the globe like France and Belgium. Incidentally, the World War One ended at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month, back in 1918. Citizens pave respect to those people who were killed on wars, a two-minute silence is observed at 11am.

Free-fee day makes parks enjoyable to more people. The freebies include commercial tour fees, entrance fees and transportation entrance fees. Others such as camping and reservations conducted by third parties are excluded. Some of the participating parks are Denali National Park & Preserve in Alaska; Petrified Forest National Park, Walnut Canyon National Monument and Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona; Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park and Haleakalā National Park in Hawii; Pipestone National Monument of Minnesota; Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park and Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area in Montana; Wright Brothers National Memorial in North Carolina; and Dinosaur National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado. For the complete list and other perks, you may visit National Park Service website.