Themed Senior Tours: Get Your Groove On

Whether you travel by motorcoach, train, cruise ship or air, you want something new and exciting when you take a senior tour. You’re in luck. There are hundreds of trips you can take and you can tailor each one to your specific idea of a great time. Explore some of offerings below and then plan your next senior getaway soon.

Historical Trips: Go on a guided tour with Stephen Ambrose Tours and see first-hand some of the places that have made history over the centuries. You might want to take the D Day Rhine Tour, the WWII in Poland and Germany tour, or the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery Tour following the path Lewis and Clark took in Montana and Idaho. Leaders of each tour are experts in their field. Custom tours are available.

Scientific Trips: Have you always wanted to be involved up to your knees and elbows in an authentic scientific project? If so, you’ll want to check out this project for the California Academy of Sciences. You can take part as a volunteer, gathering data and specimens in intertidal areas of the California coast. Check out universities and Science Centers near you to see if they have similar projects you can take part in.

Adventures: Have you always wanted to see the wonders of Egypt? This is it. Adventures Abroad has tours all over the world just waiting for you. See the pyramids, the sphinx, tour temples and villages while on a cruise of the Nile. Or, see the highlights of Kathmandu, Nepal on an eight day tour of the city and nearby Chitwan National Park.

Music-related Trips: Music lovers get a double bonus when they sign up for cruises with their favorite genre of music as the theme. You’ll tour a new part of the world while enjoying your favorite music every day and night. Try the Malt Shop Memories Tour with over two dozen acts from those early doo-wop days, or go on the Gospel Music Celebration cruise. Hear one of your favorite entertainers when you sign up for a Kenny G or a Blake Shelton Cruise. All of these and more are available from Cruise Critic.

Sports-related Trips: Plan a vacation around your favorite sport activity. Simply Morzine has special packages focusing on winter skiing, white water rafting, hiking, golf, kayaking and more. Choose your season of the year and start planning your sports holiday.

Hobbies Galore: Indulge your particular interests and hobbies and enjoy a vacation at the same time. For food and wine tours in the lovely Napa Valley of California try California Wine Tours. You may also find tours based on your love of comic books, literature and writing, for example, mystery tours, or birdwatching. If you enjoy it, it’s likely there will be groups of people with the same interests.

Finding the perfect vacation for you is merely a matter of finding the part of the world you wish to explore and then searching for the activities you most enjoy. You’ll combine them into a vacation to remember.