Daniel is a copywriter who has well and truly been bitten alive by the 'travel bug'. After ticking off several North American National Parks and exploring Europe by train, his sights are now set on South East Asia. Usually with at least one camera locked and loaded, you'll find Daniel wherever there are mountains, lakes or beaches.
Baby Boomers make up a huge number of those who love to travel, especially in style! According to Condor Ferries, the older generation contributes 80% of all spending on luxury travel. Whether you’re retired or just looking to plan your next vacation, let’s explore the best baby boomer travel destinations for 2024!
For those interested in history, art, or rainy days (sorry, England), London should be high on your travel list. Almost 2,000 years old – keep in mind New York is just about to hit her 400th birthday – and with over 20 free museums, London might be the number one destination for history buffs.
Ideally located for day trips outside of the city, with several major airports nearby and one of the best city train systems in the world, you won’t have any trouble navigating the Big Smoke when visiting in 2024!
Why consider going on vacation to Palawan, one of the 1,780 islands in the western part of the Philippines archipelago? The answer is simple: it’s a warm, stunning, and sparsely populated paradise!
For a once in a lifetime experience, book on to the El Nido Resorts. Named as the best island paradise in the world by Conde-Nast Traveler Magazine, this slice of heaven is one of the must-visit baby boomer travel destinations of 2024!
If you’re looking to reconnect to nature without leaving the country, Sedona, Arizona might just be perfect for you. Thanks to its stunning natural beauty, it’s one of the most popular boomer travel destinations.
Visitors have the opportunity to traverse hiking paths through the striking red rocks, head out on a jeep excursion, or enjoy a hot air balloon voyage overlooking the breathtaking panoramic views of the spectacular terrain.
Coming in at the top spot on a study of best baby boomer travel destinations, Singapore should be high on your bucket list. Despite its capital being known as a sprawling metropolis, just under 50% of Singapore is covered in green space so is ideal for those looking for a city break surrounded by nature.
The biggest draw to Singapore for baby boomers? It’s food! With 249 Michelin Guide restaurants, there are few better cities to dine in. Three of the restaurants lay claim to Michelin 3-star status – Les Amis, Odette, and Zén.
If you’re looking to travel with your family, look no further than Majorca, Spain! One of the best ways to make sure all the family have a wonderful time, from grandkids to you and your partner, is to book an all-inclusive resort.
Majorca, a Spanish island off the western coast, is full of great all-inclusive resorts with pools, all-you-can-eat-buffets, and tonnes of cultural landmarks dotted around. From cathedrals to castles, museums, beaches, and mountains, Majorca has something for all the family!
You won’t find much more adventurous bucket list-worthy destinations than Antarctica. Whether you fancy joining a cruise, volunteering, or exploring at your own pace, Antarctica is truly a once-in-a-lifetime trip that should be taken.
It’s also a great spot for those looking to disconnect. Being one of the most isolated locations in the world, you won’t have to worry about pesky phone calls or emails here!
Being an iconic location in 1000s of films, plays, and books, Paris, France should be visited at least once in a lifetime. From relaxing in the city’s cafes, visiting museums, taking in the beauty of the Luxembourg Gardens, and of course, marveling at the sparkling lights of the Eiffel Tower, Paris should be at the top of any list of boomer travel destinations!
Made up of close to 6,000 islands, you’ll find no end of adventure in Greece. Each inhabitable island offers its own ideal vacation for baby boomers looking for sun, sea, and delicious food.
Whether you head to Skopelos, known for its fresh food and quiet beaches, Santorini for its white-washed buildings, or Crete to explore the ancient ruins, you won’t ever forget your vacation to Greece.
With its fresh seafood, beautiful scenery, and iconic harbor, Portland, Maine, is one of the best baby boom travel destinations for 2024.
Start your day down by the harbor, watching the boats bob on the surface, before taking a coastline cruise and then round it all off with a beautiful fresh seafood meal. For those looking to slow down and unwind Portland is the place to go!
European River Cruise
If you want to visit several of the best boomer travel destinations on one trip, look no further than a European river cruise. Taking you from port to port in comfort, it’s a great way to make the most of a trip across the pond.
River cruise guests are typically older so you’ll have plenty of opportunity to meet fellow travelers and trade stories and top travel tips. If you’re looking to visit during the holiday season, cruises along the Rhine exploring the different Christmas markets are a magical experience.