Senior Travel

Adventure: It might mean climbing Peru’s Machu Picchu, couchsurfing in California or exploring retirement options abroad. Whatever your version is, we’ve got first-person accounts, useful sites and apps, and great ideas for your next vacation.



  • Senior Planet Benefit Road Scholar Since 1975, Road Scholar has been the world leader in educational travel for adults, offering thousands of learning adventures in 150 countries and all 50 states. Click here to access a special deal on Road Scholar travel for Senior Planet readers.
  • Trusted Housesitters This site connects people who want to travel and are up for pet sitting with people who need a pet sitter to stay in their home for free.
  • Wherefor Enter your dates and a budget for air and hotel, and Wherefor tells you where you can go and lets you book it. Prices are no higher than on other discount booking sites.
  • Gypsy Nester Written by a retired couple who are touring the world, this blog gives helpful tips and reviews of destinations, cruises and more. Sign up for the newsletter to get updates.