Traveling for the Young At Heart

Traveling for the Young At Heart

You've spent years being responsible and tending to your many obligations. Maybe you're wondering if you've come to the punch line of a bad joke. Now that you have the ti...

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Travel: Seniors on the Move

Travel: Seniors on the Move

There are more seniors in the United States than at any other time in history and, the numbers are going to continue to grow as baby boomers continue to age. This is crea...

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Single Seniors In The Prime of Life for Travel

Single Seniors In The Prime of Life for Travel

Some seniors may wonder if they're past their prime, and may suspect that the time for traveling is behind them. But in many ways seniors are living in prime time. ...

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Seniors: Ways To Enhance Air Travel

Seniors: Ways To Enhance Air Travel

Air travel can be more challenging in some ways for people who are getting older. But fortunately there are some perks if you know what to look for. ...

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Motorcoach and Bus Tours Were Made For You

Motorcoach and Bus Tours Were Made For You

Don't like to drive? Or maybe your driver's license is a thing of the past. That doesn't mean you have to be stuck at home. ...

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Disabled Seniors Can Still Travel

Disabled Seniors Can Still Travel

Many seniors can find themselves facing new challenges as they get older. Just getting up and going isn't as simple as it used to be. ...

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Baby Boomers Hit The Road In Their RVs

Baby Boomers Hit The Road In Their RVs

Back in the 1960's and 70's baby boomers were taking to the road in droves. Now that they're nearing or well past the age of 50, they're taking to the road again, this ti...

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Making RV Dreams Reality

Making RV Dreams Reality

Maybe during the years that your kids were growing up and you were saving for retirement, the picture of hitting the open road in an RV helped get you through some of the...

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Seniors Return To the Rails

Seniors Return To the Rails

We don't hear much about train travel anymore. And that's a shame. Air travel is not the sweet ride it used to be with mounting costs and security troubles. Buses can fee...

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Traveling With Fluffy

Traveling With Fluffy

The travel industry has realized that seniors and pets often go together, and adjustments are being made accordingly. It's becoming increasingly easier to plan a destinat...

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Travel Industry Plus Baby Boomers: A Match Made in Heaven

Travel Industry Plus Baby Boomers: A Match Made in Heaven

The travel industry loves seniors. Don't worry that you're inconveniencing them with any special needs and limitations you bring on board with you.You, my friend, are bec...

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Discounts For Travel Helps Stretch Your Budget

Discounts For Travel Helps Stretch Your Budget

Traveling on a budget isn't as tricky as you might think. A little research and some flexibility can make your travel dollars stretch further. Browse the net for discount...

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Safe Adventures for Older Women

Safe Adventures for Older Women

Women have every right to travel on their own in their senior years. Some precautions are in order however, to ensure an adventure you enjoy. You can travel on your own i...

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Discounts and the Frugal Baby Boomer

Discounts and the Frugal Baby Boomer

Don't let all the bad press we've gotten over the years fool you. Not all Baby Boomers are extravagant and self-centered with their money. Plenty of us know the value of ...

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Medical Preparations for Your Journey

Medical Preparations for Your Journey

To be at your best and get the most out of your vacation, one of your first stops should be to your doctor. Schedule a complete check-up a few months before you go away. ...

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Disabled? You Can Still Take Flight

Disabled? You Can Still Take Flight

Disabilities need not keep a senior who has itchy feet from getting on an airplane and soaring into the wild blue yonder. If you are realistic about your limitations and ...

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Traveling with Grandchildren

Traveling with Grandchildren

An increasing number of grandparents are traveling with their grandchildren, according to independenttraveler.com. Founder of Grandtravel, Helena Koenig, said that grandp...

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Senior Volunteers Make a Difference Through Voluntours

Senior Volunteers Make a Difference Through Voluntours

If you're looking for something new and different in the way of travel, give some thought to taking a "voluntour". About.com said that voluntours are service learning tou...

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Your Best Vacation Could Be Around the Nearest Corner

Your Best Vacation Could Be Around the Nearest Corner

You want a change of scene. Your thoughts turn wistfully to the seeming impossibility of a vacation. Nest egg a little on the small side? Going on vacation may not necess...

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American Seniors See Europe

American Seniors See Europe

For the American senior citizen, Europe can seem like a dream world they'll never get to experience. There's no doubt that traveling the distance is going to be more expe...

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Traveling with Elderly Parents

Traveling with Elderly Parents

Preparing to take a trip where you are the caregiver for a senior is like preparing for any trip only more so. The more you have made ready beforehand, the less you will ...

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Seniors and Jet Lag: Recipe For Exhaustion

Seniors and Jet Lag: Recipe For Exhaustion

I'm sure you're tired of being reminded that seniors get tired more easily, and need to rest more often than our younger counterparts. But when it comes to jet lag, there...

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Got Travel Fever? Don't Let Arthritis Stop You

Got Travel Fever? Don't Let Arthritis Stop You

If you've been living with arthritis, you know things are going to hurt whether you go somewhere new and interesting, or whether you stay at home. Getting out of your cha...

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Seniors with Heart Conditions: Just How Friendly Are the Skies?

Seniors with Heart Conditions: Just How Friendly Are the Skies?

Boarding a plane can seem intimidating if you're a senior with heart disease. You may wonder what would happen if you had a serious heart-related incident mid-flight. It ...

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Summer Travel Is Great If You're Prepared

Summer Travel Is Great If You're Prepared

Summertime and travel. These are two very pleasant prospects that, if mishandled, can land you in some misery. And like it or not, as a senior, if you are careless your s...

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Seniors: What to Do on Summer Vacation

Seniors: What to Do on Summer Vacation

Marketwatch.com has compiled some useful suggestions for seniors looking for a place to go on vacation, or for younger folks planning a trip for their parents and family....

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Some Things Change, Love of Road Trips Does Not

Some Things Change, Love of Road Trips Does Not

You hear a lot about seniors who are happy to leave the driving to someone else. They're hopping -- well, maybe not hopping exactly -- onto a bus, train or airplane, or t...

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Seniors Keeping The Menu Light On the Road

Seniors Keeping The Menu Light On the Road

The lightness that comes from being footloose on a road trip can be sabotaged by the heaviness that comes from riotous eating on the road. You know what I'm talking about...

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Traveling with Your Pet

Traveling with Your Pet

Make no mistake about it, traveling with your pet will complicate your vacation plans to some extent, but you may find that it is easier than you think. According to USAt...

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Enjoy The Change of Scenery at a Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy The Change of Scenery at a Bed and Breakfast

If you'd like a change from the sameness of hotel and restaurant chains, if you'd like to feel like you've really been somewhere else rather than another version of where...

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Cottage Country: Off the Beaten Track

Cottage Country: Off the Beaten Track

Some people love to head for a hotel chain, knowing that there will be no surprises. They know how things will look, how things are done. It's home away from home, and it...

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