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Travel Destination: Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada PDF Print E-mail

A good travel plan for senior summer ventures in America’s Far West is a visit to beautiful Lake Tahoe. The vast recreation area straddles the borders of Nevada and California, some 60 miles from Reno.


Senior Travel: Southwest Summer Destinations PDF Print E-mail

Whenever senior travelers consider visiting Arizona, they think of the state capital in Phoenix, and the areas north to the Grand Canyon. However, Tucson, in the Southern Arizona desert of the Saguaro National Forest, is also a great destination. Springtime in the University of Arizona city of nearly a million people is from mid-February to mid-June.

The season boasts cool nights and mild, sunny days in the high 70s to low 80s. Summers are desert hot, often with noontime temperatures at 100 degrees. Savvy senior residents and visitors start their morning hikes, golf or jogs by six a.m., and make sure they’re back into the shade by nine.

Book a Mom-Daughter Broadway Theater Experience PDF Print E-mail

When she was little, you both enjoyed listening to Broadway show music. When she was a teenager, you took her to local productions. Now that she’s all grown up and on her own, how about reuniting once again for a mom-daughter musical theater vacation to the real Broadway?

If you live within a quick flight, car drive or bus ride to Manhattan, the planning can be fairly simple. Check the internet, newspapers, local travel agencies and start booking theater tickets and hotel accommodations.

You Can Have a Lively Time While Visiting the Dead Sea PDF Print E-mail

When visiting Israel, make sure you journey to the Dead Sea area. It’s located at the world’s lowest dip of Earth, but that isn’t the attraction to tourists, especial seniors and travelers seeking cures for their ailments. Whether myth or actual medical miracle, the waters of the Dead Sea are supposed to help cure arthritis, skin ailments and other major and minor physical problems.

Las Vegas on the cheap, or at least cheaper than elsewhere PDF Print E-mail

Don’t always jump for ads promising "cheap" Las Vegas hotels. Actually, there are no more cheap hotels in Vegas. The days of $19-a-night rooms of ten years ago are long gone, along with the $2.99 all-you-can-eat buffets and 99 cent midnight ham and eggs.

Sin City just isn't that kind of super bargain any more, but with some wise research on the internet or with your favorite travel agent, you can keep your Vegas visit from breaking your travel budget.


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