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Looking Back at College in the 1970s … 10 Experiences We’ll Never Forget!
College is back in session, inspiring many of us to recall special memories from those pivotal years in our lives. Our Road Scholars share their favorite college experiences and explain why they made such a lasting impact.
9 Walks Everyone Should Experience in Their Life
Do you love to explore the world on foot? Check out our list of top 9 walks around the world. Find out where the best walking trails are and what wildlife and nature discoveries you might find along each one.
Perspective. An African American Woman Preparing to Take the Civil Rights Historic Journey
Christie Hardwick shares a profound personal account of why enrolling in Road Scholar’s upcoming conference in Alabama on Civil Rights is a momentous occasion in her life.
The Recipe for Friendship: Making Friends as a Solo Traveler
Have you ever thought about traveling solo? Over 25% of Road Scholars travel solo, so you’re not alone! Hear from solo travel expert Barbara Winard about how to make friends when traveling with a group.
10 Car-Free Destinations to Explore on Foot
Imagine a world with no cars, where the air is cleaner, the pace of life is slower and exercise is a happy requirement of daily life. Explore our top eight car-free destinations and see why you should leave your car at home.
Tournament of Roses Parade 101: 6 Pro Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Adventure
The Tournament of Roses Parade is a time-honored American tradition and the ultimate way to ring in the New Year. Check out our insider tips for making the most of your Rose Parade experience!
5 Best Safari Parks to Visit in Tanzania
Arguably the best place in Africa to view wildlife, Tanzania is brimming with game reserves and safari parks. We’ve narrowed the list down to our favorite five locations to learn about the iconic animals of Africa and the people who call this place home.
6 Reasons to Travel Solo When You’re Older
What’s holding you back from going solo? Barbara Winard shares her six reasons why exploring on her own but with a group of Road Scholars is the best way to see the world. Find out how going solo with a group can bring you joy, too.
9 Top Tips for Staying Healthy in Retirement (I’m Trying Tip #7 Myself!)
Wondering how you can create healthy habits after you retire? From diet ideas to exercise tips, retired Road Scholars share their wellness advice on how to stay healthy in retirement. Read their retirement health tips here!
Contrary to What You May Have Heard—Now’s the Time to Go to Cuba
United States-Cuba relations are once again front-page news. But if you read between the lines, you’ll see this is still a promising time for the people of Cuba and the Americans who want to make a difference in their lives.
A Journey to Normandy: How One Man Follows His Father’s Footsteps on D-Day
On June 6th, 75 years ago, one of the most important events of WWII occurred: D-Day. Join Road Scholar Tom Nunn on an emotional journey to reconnect with his veteran father as he follows his footsteps to Normandy.
5 Reasons You Should Take a European River Cruise
Enjoy a relaxing river cruise along the Douro River in Portugal or the Elbe River in Germany. Let the scenery sail by as you prepare for your next port of call. Here are five reasons why river cruises offer you the best way to explore Europe.
Announcing: Road Scholar’s Inaugural Civil Rights Conference in Montgomery
Go behind the scenes in the Road Scholar Trip Lab to learn about our inaugural Civil Rights Conference in Montgomery, Alabama, where participants will meet with civil rights historians and locals who have been involved in and impacted by the civil rights movement.
The 5 Best Experiences You Can Give a Grandfather on Father’s Day
Road Scholar’s first employee shares his love of educational travel and his five favorite experiences with his grandchildren on Road Scholar learning adventures.
3 Best National Park Hikes for Seniors
From Acadia to Yosemite, our national parks offer park-goers scenic hiking trails boasting spectacular views that paint pictures worth well over a thousand words. These hikes range from short and simple to strenuous and summit-filled, but all should be done at least once in your life.
A Woman with a Mission: Donna A. Kimura, Mother of Title IX
Next in our women’s leadership series: read Road Scholar participant Donna Kimura’s story of trailblazing for girls’ sports in the Los Angeles Unified School District in the 1970s and developing Title IX.
How a Road Scholar Champion Goes the Extra Mile to Help Those in Need
Learn why Road Scholar champion Orpha Ochse gives to Road Scholar to help ensure more older adults have a chance to stimulate their minds and forge new friendships on our learning adventures.
Women-Only Travel is Not a Trip — It’s a Journey
Once you travel with a group of women you won’t want to stop. There’s something unique that brings women together. Women have a natural bond of shared experiences and shared histories, and there’s no better opportunity to discover ...
5 Best European Experiences for Food & Wine Lovers
From cooking classes to wine tastings, these five not-to-miss experiences offer food and wine lovers the best way to tour Europe’s incredible culinary history.
5 Bonding Experiences for Mothers and Adult Daughters
Rejuvenate and reconnect on a retreat for mothers and adult daughters. These five Road Scholar Retreats from the Redwoods to the Finger Lakes provide tranquil settings and a community of women, perfect for mother-daughter getaways.
5 Unforgettable Hikes in the U.S. for All Fitness Levels
Rich in history and beauty from coast to coast, the United States offers no shortage of amazing hikes in National Parks and public lands. Whether you’re hoping to spot wildlife, walk through history, enjoy amazing views, or even just get a thrill, these are the five best hikes the U.S. has to offer.
6 Life-Changing River Cruises Around the World
From the Amazon to the Nile, the best river cruises visit bucket list destinations and offer memorable cultural experiences. Here are our favorite six in the world!
Top 12 State Parks to Visit in Spring
There are hundreds of state parks across the country, and you only need one to jumpstart an adventure. These 12 state parks stand out for their beauty, history and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
The Notre Dame Fire: A Time to Rebuild and Reflect
In the wake of the heartbreaking fire at France’s Notre Dame Cathedral, the thoughts of the Road Scholar community are with Paris as the city works together to rebuild this incredible cultural landmark.
6 Reasons Why Winter Educational Travel in Southern Europe Is the Best
Get rid of those winter blues and plan an exciting educational adventure to Southern Europe this winter! There are countless benefits to going in the off-season, but we’ve narrowed down the top six reasons why winter is the perfect time to learn abroad.
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