6 Best Spring Break Destinations For Seniors | #vacation | #seniors | #elderly
For some, retirement is one of the only opportunities to get away and enjoy a relaxing vacation. It’s an excellent time to visit a city you’ve never seen or even a city you’ve always dreamed of visiting.
Retirement living is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of your free time, so get out there and explore! Spring has finally arrived, and it’s the perfect time to take a break from reality. Here are a few excellent vacation destinations you should consider for spring break:
1. European river cruise
According to HomeAway.com, a river cruise throughout Europe is the perfect vacation for active seniors who want to explore the historic cities around the Danube river’s banks, such as Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Although, it’s also a great option for seniors who are less mobile, too, as the views from the deck are what make this vacation most magical. This is excellent choice for couples, as it exudes an extremely romantic vibe.
2. Disney World
Whether you want to bring along the entire family or you’re just interested in going with your spouse, Walt Disney World is the perfect vacation for all ages, as it truly brings out the kid in everyone. This park makes getting around easily accessible for all, between buses, transits, boat rides, and even scooters upon request. Besides the theme parks, Disney World offers guests golf courses, spas and a variety of shopping and dining locations so you’ll always have something to do.
3. London, England
Interested in taking a tour of a well-known European city? HomeAway.com said London is one of the best vacation destinations for tour groups of seniors. Guided bus trips are offered to scope out all of the major sites in London and in other cities nearby, including Bath, Stongehedge and Salisbury Cathederal. This is the perfect options for seniors who want to do a lot of sight seeing, but can’t get around well on their own. The source said that the view from the London Eye is a must see, so make sure to pencil that into your agenda.
4. Niagara Falls
For seniors interested in seeing breath-taking views of Mother Nature, Insider Monkey suggested taking a trip to Niagara Falls. This destination is made up of three waterfalls that straddle the border between Canada and New York state, creating a beautiful sight through an international connection. Seniors can find plenty of hotels, restaurants and attractions around Niagara Falls, whether they decide to stay in the US or cross the border and spend the weekend in Canada.
Interested in a vacation destination that can help you sit back, relax and clear your mind completely? Seniors should head to Hawaii, where the islands and tropical wonderlands become your only priorities. Whether you want to spend your days on the golf course, sitting on the deck with a good book or sunbathing on the beach, Hawaii is a getaway destination that can please anyone. While you’re there, don’t forget to check out the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor to pay tribute and indulge in history.
6. Branson, Missouri
For seniors who love golf and theater, head to Branson, Missouri. A strange pairing, you might say, but if you love golf and your wife loves theater – or vice versa – this is the destination of your dreams. Bronson is home to more than 50 theaters which feature live shows from some of the biggest names in entertainment. There are also a number of world-class golf courses, including the Branson Creek Course at the Branson Creek Golf Club, named the best public golf course in Missouri by Golfweek magazine.