Grandkids and grandparents take Road Scholar path to national parks

Dec 31st, 2019 | By | Category: Adventures

Senior travel emerged as a travel trend to watch in 2019. According to AARP’s Travel Report of 2018, an estimated 37 percent of boomers spent more on travel in 2018 than they did in 2017, with no end to their increase in spending in sight. Road Scholar, a not-for-profit educational travel organization, expects nearly 125,000 individuals to experience its educational programs this year alone.

Beginning in 2020, Road Scholar will operate 10 new learning adventures aboard the 350-passenger ship Aegean Odyssey. Destinations include Portugal, France, Italy and Greece.

Road Scholar also has adventures for grandparents and grandchildren via camping in national parks. Led by naturalists and local experts, the participants (grandchildren must be 8 to 18 years old) can learn about our the nation’s natural treasures.

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