Best Vacations for Single Seniors

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Dive into the remarkable scenery, diverse cultures, and contrasting landscapes that the world has to offer! There’s endless vacation experiences for single seniors to take part in. 

Enjoy the comfort of a cruise that sails through multiple destinations. Explore in-depth the history and culture of a particular city. Relish in a relaxing beach vacation with a good book.

As a solo traveler, take advantage of the flexibility and freedom to plan your journey, thoughtfully curate the destinations you wish to uncover, and craft the exact itinerary based solely on your interests. 

There’s an array of captivating experiences to uncover, read on below for the best vacations for single seniors. 

Sightseeing: Edinburgh 

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In this ancient city, solo travelers will come across magnificent stone architecture, the remarkable Old Town, and rich historic landmarks.

In the heart of the Old Town, step onto the famous Royal Mile, a charming cobblestone street that connects the spectacular Edinburgh Castle with the Palace of Holyrood house. Stroll through this picturesque street, uncovering quaint cafes, boutiques, and stunning architecture.

Visit the majestic Edinburgh Castle to discover it’s long history as a royal residence, or stop by the National Museum of Scotland to admire an impressive collection of Scottish antiquities.

At the Palace of Holyroodhouse, explore the history and fascinating grounds of the official residence of the British monarchy in Scotland. Then, enjoy a moment of tranquility as you explore the majestic Royal Botanic Garden, which feature over 72 acres of spectacular flora and fauna.


Group Tour: France

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Group tours are a great option for single senior travelers that appreciate the convenience of having a carefully crafted itinerary already planned for them! The tour company manages all the logistics, arranging a smooth and seamless journey.

Discover the best that France has to offer! Visit the elegant capital city of Paris, perusing iconic landmarks and historic streets. Venture south to the Mediterranean coast to admire the spectacular French Riviera, known for its magnificent beaches and idyllic villages. Stop by the magnificent wine region of Bordeaux. 

For those with other interests, there are a variety of tours for seniors traveling alone. Try a history tour through ancient Egypt, or a food adventure through Italy. Ideal for single travelers, group tours bring together individuals with similar interests from all around the globe.

Learn more about Group Tours for Singles.


Beach: Oahu

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The Hawaiian island of Oahu offers the perfect combination of natural beauty, spectacular beaches, various eateries, and exciting attractions for solo travelers to enjoy. The island’s laid-back atmosphere and leisure activities make it one of the best beach vacations for single seniors. 

Choose from several stunning beaches to relax on, from the famous Waikiki Beach, to the more quiet Ala Moana or Fort DeRussy beach. Spend your days soaking in the soft sand and swimming in the refreshing waters.

Take a nature walk and admire the lush greenery through the magnificent parks around the city. Stop by the Kapiolano Regional Park, a peaceful oasis that is the largest park in Hawaii or stroll through the Foster Botanical Gardens, a a magnificent display showcasing over 4,000 species of tropical plants.

Visit the various Pearl Harbor Historic Sites where visitors have the opportunity to tour the USS Bowfin submarine, explore the Pearl Harbor Aviation museum, and visit the USS Arizona memorial.


Cruise: Alaska

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Sail in comfort, as you relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery from various viewpoints on the cruise ship. During the voyage, senior single travelers can choose from a myriad of entertaining on-board activities. Spend a day relaxing at the spa, join a food + wine tasting, indulge in a delicious meal, or catch a theater performance, amongst many other fun activities.

Discover the beauty of Alaska’s backdrop amongst the deep blue waters, consisting of glaciers, vivid blue icebergs, and mountains. As the ship dock at each stop, explore the remote cities in this captivating state. During the voyage through the rugged terrain, keep an eye out for wildlife, such as whales, puffins, sea lions, and many more.

Cruises are an excellent option for senior solo travelers, offering the convenience of visiting multiple destinations during one trip, and providing an ideal environment to meet other travelers! Cruise lines that offer journeys to Alaska with fantastic amenities for single seniors include Holland America Line and Princess Cruises.

Visit our complete Cruise Guide for Singles.


Scenic Adventure: Nice

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Situated on the French Riviera, Nice offers a marvelous backdrop with a beautiful coastline, wonderful climate, and sophisticated charm.

Wander around the Old Town, a historic neighborhood with a labyrinth of narrow streets, cozy restaurants, and elegant boutiques. The Old Town is a wonderful area to walk around, grab a bite to eat, or browse the shops. Don’t miss the local outdoor market, offering colorful fresh-cut flowers, local produce, specialty food, and gift items.

Climb up the steps to Castle Hill to uncover a hilltop park with a lovely waterfall and astonishing views of the coastline below. For solo travelers looking for something more active, there are scenic nature paths up in the Parc Forestier Du Mont-Boron.

The famous Promenade Des Anglais showcases a magnificent boulevard lined with palm trees. Take a relaxing stroll down the promenade, or go for a swim in the clear sea. Nice offers the laid-back atmosphere of the Mediterranean combined with the charm of a French city. It’s a fantastic destination for single senior travelers interested in an easygoing scenic adventure.


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