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Elderhostel - "Adventures
in Lifelong Learning" - America's first and the world's largest educational travel organization
(not-for-profit) for adults 55 and over. Has more than 8,000 learning adventures in all 50 states
and more than 90 countries abroad. Elderhostel offers in-depth and behind-the-scenes learning
experiences for almost every interest and ability.
ElderTrav - "an
information resource on senior alternative vacations as well as a listing of companies that offer
senior adventure travel throughout the world.
"the world's first adventure travel company designed exclusively for people 50 and over - offers
active, off-the-beaten-path, and small-group adventures by both land and sea in over 80
50plus Expeditions - "Adventure Travel for People Over 50 - Active off-the-beaten path small group tours
around the globe"
Travel With A Challenge Magazine
- "Discover the new world of cruise and land vacations for mature travelers, their families and
Amtrak Senior Citizen Discount
National Park Service Senior Pass
Older Drivers and Aging
Travel Tips for Older Americans
- Singles / Solo
SoloDining.com - "serves up 'solo dining savvy' for you" - interesting to all
solo diners, not necessarily single.
for Women only -
Spas - (books)
- VocationVacations® - "enabling you to
test-drive your dream job, empowering you to turn your passions into your career"
- The Nature Conservancy - volunteer
- Volunteering in the U.S.
- USA Freedom Corps - visit this site to search (search engine
in upper right-hand corner of their home page) for volunteering opportunities by:
- US Dept. of Interior, Bureau of Land Management Volunteer Program
- Take Pride in America - volunteer activities at natural and cultural sites.
Check out volunteering opportunities with other US Govt. organizations like the National Park
Service, Forest Service, etc. (search engine on bottom of their home
- Volunteering Internationally
- USA Freedom Corps special initiative:
eBooks available for immediate download:
- The Destination Wedding Workbook
- The Castle Wedding Planner
- Caribbean Destination Weddings
- The Honeymoon Workbook
- How to Write an Online Love Letter
see also: Research-Plan Trip / YOU are SPECIAL! - Wedding
(see also Birding in main section)
- Recreation.gov to find Recreation Areas with Wildlife Viewing Activities:
- birdwatching or other nature study
- view/photograph natural scenery
Other Guides to Wine Travel
Women (see Getaways for 'Girls Only')
- *World Heritage Sites*
- that includes 851 properties located throughout the world which the
World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. Once on the site, select by
'country'. Such sites include:
- the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu of Peru
- Borobudur Temple of Indonesia
- Stonehenge of U.K.
- Grand Canyon of the U.S.
- 10 Selection Criteria for W.H.
- Tourism Offices Worldwide
Directory - "your guide to official tourist information
- government tourism offices
- convention and visitors bureaus
- chambers of commerce, all that provide free, accurate, and unbiased travel information to the
public. Business such as travel agents, tour operators and hotels are not included".
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