Get free admission to the National Parks
Save yourself the $10 to $30 per vehicle admission fee by visiting any one of the nearly 60 National Parks in the United States on one of the remaining free admission days for 2019 (August 25, September 28, and November 11). For absolutely nothing, you'll be able to take in the awe-inspiring sights of natural wonderlands like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Everglades National Park.
Get free children’s books
Let kids bowl for free
Sweeten up for free with a stevia sample
Get free pet supplements
Order a free credit report
By federal law, you are entitled to a free credit report from the three big companies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion, once each year. Go to AnnualCreditReport.com for your free report, and don't delay! Getting regular reports is the best way to be sure there is no incorrect, outdated, or fraudulent credit activity associated with your name and social security number.
Get a free donut
Can’t get enough donuts? The next time you visit Dunkin’, make sure to get and keep your receipt. At the bottom, you’ll find a URL that takes you to the Dunkin’ website, where you can complete a brief customer satisfaction survey. In return, you’ll receive a validation code. Write that code on the receipt, and the next time you visit Dunkin’ and order a medium or large drink, hand over the receipt with the validation code and enjoy a free donut. Best of all, you can do this every day if you choose.
Get a free treat for your dog
Don’t forget your faithful pooch the next time you head to Starbucks for your favorite coffee drink. At most Starbucks locations, if you order a Puppuccino along with your own beverage, you’ll receive a free cup of whipped cream for your dog.
Breathe easier for free
Try some free workout sessions
Pick up a DIY skill for free
Most Home Depot locations offer a wide range of free classes on DIY skills and projects, such as laying tile, building a raised garden, or constructing a nightstand organizer. Check with your local store for dates and details.
Get a free sample of Truvia
Try Animal Whey for free
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Order a free sample of peanut-free butter
If peanut allergies are a problem in your family, Wowbutter might be a welcome alternative. This peanut-free soy-based spread looks, tastes, and spreads just like peanut butter, so you’ll be able to enjoy your “PB”&J without the worries.
Get a free sample of pet treats
You’ll need to pay $3.99 shipping, but the .3-ounce sample of Ageless Paws all-natural freeze-dried treats for cats and dogs is free—and your pet's happiness will make the small expense well worth it. Choose turkey, bison, chicken, or salmon.
Score free coffee grounds for your garden
Coffee grounds add valuable nutrients to your garden soil and are an especially good soil amendment for acid-lovers like azaleas and camellias. Many Starbucks locations give away bags of used coffee grounds for free, so check with your local barista to see if that location participates in the Grounds for Your Garden Program.
Go to the museum for free
Most major museums in big cities, including the Norton Simon in Los Angeles and the Field Museum in Chicago, have free admission days at least a couple of times per year, and some even monthly. Before you visit a museum, check to find out when it's offering a free day; they're generally on weekdays, and often on Tuesdays.
Get free homework help
If your child needs some extra help to get that math homework done (or if you need some help figuring out how to explain it to him!), head straight to Khan Academy. This no-charge website offers easy-to-understand instructional videos on just about every type and level of mathematics and also covers other topics like science, history, engineering, and test preparation.
Get a free car inspection
Most Firestone Complete Auto Care locations are happy to provide a free car checkup, which includes testing the battery, checking fluids, checking the belts and hoses, and checking tire condition and alignment.
Obtain free pet care
Learn your correct bra size for free
According to Victoria’s Secret, nearly 80 percent of American women are wearing the wrong size bra. Remedy this situation by heading straight to your local Victoria’s Secret store and requesting a free fitting from one of their bra fit experts. The service is free, quick, and not at all embarrassing.
Send for a free sample of puppy shampoo
Add free flavor to your pet's meals
If your cat or dog is a picky eater, make its dinner more tempting with a free sample of pawPairing’s Superfood Seasonings. Sprinkle these nutrition-packed powders over your pet’s meal for a burst of healthful flavor cats and dogs just can’t resist. While the sample is free, you'll need to pay a $2.95 shipping charge.
Add free fiber to your diet
Treat nasal congestion and allergies for free
Nasal irrigation is an effective and easy way to reduce the discomfort of nasal congestion, runny nose, and other allergy symptoms. Get a free NeilMed sinus rinse bottle by completing a brief presentation on its use and benefits and then taking an easy quiz.
Test your pool water for free
Get a free eczema treatment sample
Try two healthy seasoning mixes
Get a free burger at Johnny Rockets
Sign up for a free trip to Mars
Take a free Yale course on happiness
Get your hair soft and smooth for free
Garnier Whole Blends products treat your hair gently, leaving it smooth, soft, and frizz-free even if you use heated styling tools. You can get a free sample of Garnier Honey Treasures Repairing Rinse-Out Hair Mask by filling out an online form.
Enjoy a free cup of coffee
Get a free scoop of ice cream
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