Posts Tagged ‘ senior tours ’

BEST TRAVEL TOURS FOR SENIORS

Aug 29th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Suggestions for Senior Tourists Senior citizens who love to travel will find these tours are designed just for you. There is a wide variety that cater only to seniors and those who prefer to travel in a small group and most often with a guide escort. Guides are pretty important as I remember on one [...]



SENIOR TRAVEL: GET LOST THIS SUMMER

Aug 20th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Ten Places to Get Lost Want to really get lost?  Probably not, but if you are adventuresome seniors seeking something new in your travels, check out ten places worthy to be discovered or in which to get “lost.” I’ve located some great spots to have fun as you enjoy the scenic countryside. Northern California’s Lost [...]



SENIORS VISIT TEXAS HILL COUNTRY

May 17th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors Retire in the Hill Country My wife and I love Texas Hill Country.  If you have never driven through this part of the state, you are in for a treat. Whether you take Hwy 87 or 290, you will pass through smaller towns that team with rolling hills, lush green landscape, lakes and rivers [...]



SENIORS VISIT HISTORIC APPOMATTOX

Apr 2nd, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Welcome to Historic Appomattox Appomattox, Where Our Nation Reunited . Here you will discover the Appomattox Court House National HIstorical Park, forever written on the pages of Civil War History.  The park is operated by the National Park Service and it pays homage to the events which reunited our nation and brought an end to [...]



SENIOR CITIZENS VISIT JOHANNESBURG

Feb 16th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Senior Citizens Discover a World-Class City Well Seniors, we are going to go a long, long ways on this one,  all the way to South Africa. Let’s first check out the airlines.  We will fly South African Airlines, okay? Johannesburg is served by O.R. Tambo International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in Africa and [...]



SENIORS TRAVEL TO NORMANDY

Jan 9th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Normandy Invites Senior Travelers I enjoy writing about places where I have been.  I don’t recall which tour I led that took the group to Normandy and Bayeux, but I remember well the city, its hospitality and its proximity to the Beaches of Normandy. Bayeux is located roughly 166 miles northwest of Paris making it [...]



SENIORS TRAVEL TO SONOMA COUNTY

Dec 27th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Sonoma County Calls Seniors The Sonoma Country Tourism Bureau asks…”do you speak Sonoma”? Sonomads are seniors prone to wander around the county in search of new adventures. Corkhopping? What’s that? It is the delicious act of wine tasting at multiple wineries.  And a Forkscrew.  Ever heard of one of those?  It ends up being a [...]



SENIORS TRAVEL TO GEORGIA AND ARMENIA

Dec 23rd, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

So you’ve been to Georgia, huh?  No, not that one, the one near Azerbaijan.  Seniors can take in a Tran-Caucasus Odyssey with Road Scholar for 14 days in May or October in 2012. Doesn’t that sound like a true adventure!  On this trip you can delve into the wildly diverse cultures and landscapes of the [...]



SENIORS VISIT BUFFALO, WYOMING

Dec 21st, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Buffalo, Outdoorsy Gem Attracts Seniors Buffalo, Wyoming is nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains and is conveniently located at the intersections of Interstates 25 and 90. Wyoming State Highway 16, on it’s way from Mount Rushmore to Yellowstone National Park, runs through Buffalo. The Cloud Peak Scenic Byway, between two of [...]



SENIOR TRAVELERS VISIT DUBUQUE

Dec 8th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Dubuque, a Delight for Seniors Dubuque is located along the Mississippi River in NE Iowa. In 2010 its population was 57,637, making it the ninth-largest city in the state. The city lies at the junction of three states: Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, a region locally known as the Tri-State Area. It serves as the main [...]