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Travel Goes 'Boom' in 2015 as Retirees Stay Active

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.25.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Susan Madden, 62, her husband and their dogs plan to travel via RV on five separate vacations in 2015, making the trek from their home in New Hampshire to warmer temps in Florida. The Maddens are just two of the many baby boomers who will make a similar journey in 2015, according to new survey results from AARP.

Unexpected Travel Destinations For Baby Boomers

Wall Street Journal | Posted 09.12.2013 | Fifty

If you're a travel buff over 50, chances are you've already seen the usual suspects: Paris, New York and maybe even Beijing. With our globe-trottin...

Why Living 'Home Free' Is The Best Thing We've Ever Done

Lynne Martin | Posted 08.17.2013 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

Our children gasped and our friends were speechless when we sold our beautiful California house along with most of the furniture, put our treasures in storage, and set out to live internationally without a home base.

10 Tips For Throwing A Terrific Milestone Party

Posted 05.25.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next AvenueA milestone birthday or anniversary in a special locale makes it even more festive By Stephanie Oswald Imagine a five-da...

Are Great Hotels A Guarantee Of Great Sex?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I'm convinced the reason my husband tolerates my requests to change rooms when we arrive at some of the hotels we go to is because he knows it'll be worth it. He's right.

A Sneak Peek At The New Crystal Symphony

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 03.05.2013 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Many luxury travelers are skeptical about taking cruise vacations. They associate cruises with mediocre, calorific buffet food; cramped, ill-designed cabins; hoards of people with lines at every turn; not being able to get off the beaten path; and being nickeled and dimed for extras. If you are cruise avoidant, a voyage on the Crystal Symphony will dispel any such misgivings.

The Benefits Of Seeing Europe By Car

The GypsyNesters | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

In the small and even medium sized cities it is much easier to simply park the car and walk to all of the sights, and when it comes to wading into the insanity of major metropolitan traffic, we have learned to stay on the outskirts of town and use public transit to explore the big cities.

WATCH: All About Traveling To Machu Picchu

The GypsyNesters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Everything we learned on our visit to this bucket list favorite, at more than 8,000 feet above sea level.

How To Volunteer At A National Park (and Live For Free!)

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

Whether you are a retiree or empty nester looking to enrich your life through volunteerism or an outdoorsy-type wanting to get back to nature, the Parks Service provides wonderful ways to help preserve America's natural heritage. And now is the time to prepare for next summer's adventure.

The Galápagos on Your Bucket List? What You Need to Know to Go Post-50

The GypsyNesters | Posted 11.25.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

The Galápagos Islands have long been on our bucket list. Finally tuition-free when our youngest graduated from college, we treated ourselves to the adventure of a lifetime.

Travel Agents, Thanks to Boomers, Re-Inventing Themselves

Doris Gallan | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Doris Gallan

Even though many baby boomers are independent travelers who do their own bookings, they still look to experts for complex voyages where advice and financial savings might be offered.

Spring Break For Post 50s?

Posted 02.02.2012 | Fifty

Spring break in Bermuda -- for baby boomers? That's what the island's tourism board is proposing: A long weekend reunion for less than $600, plus airf...

10 Best Vacation Spots For Post50s

The Huffington Post | Evan Allis | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone that today's 50+ generation -- which is notoriously outspoken and influential -- likes to rewrite the book. ...

The Single Traveler

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Fifty
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

The over 50 crowd in the U.S. is growing exponentially, and the singles who inhabit this universe announce that they are making themselves the citizens of the world that their parents never were.

Cozumel: Legends of a Hometown Goddess

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Schulman

Cruiseliners make over 950 stops a year at San Miguel, Cozumel's main city, ranking the island as Mexico's most-visited cruise port.

Fun Facts on Colorado Tourism

Nancy Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Clark

International travel is up in 2010, but where are the Baby Boomers headed?