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44 Women’s Only Travel Adventures that Are Perfect for Over 60s

By Sixty and Me January 12, 2020 Travel

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage in the United States of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed the right of women to vote. This was a significant milestone that continues to inspire and empower women around the world.

To acknowledge the historical impact of this event and to support and amplify the great significance for women, not-for-profit Road Scholar has announced a new collection of global “women only” programs… just in time for 2020!

Building on the sacrifices and efforts of our suffragette sisters, over the past 50 years, Boomer women have done so much to redefine the role of women in the world, in the workplace and at home. The programs are also a great way to make new friends!

These programs support Road Scholar’s decision to create a social media campaign dedicated to the accomplishments of women, baby boomers and beyond.  

These programs may be rooted in our rich history, but, they are very much forward looking. They want to inspire women of all ages to dream, grow and, ultimately, change the world!

Let’s explore a few of these amazing programs together! Which one will *you* choose?

A Taste of Costa Rica (No Single Supplement)

A visit to Costa Rica may be on your bucket list. And why not? It is an incredible wonderland of rainforest, volcanic terrain, tropical landscapes and fascinating history and culture!

This women only program A Taste of Costa Rica offers hikes to the magical waterfall at Monteverde and includes the wild adventure of white water rafting at Sarapiqui. This is truly a unique opportunity!

Rejuvenation Retreat for Women

This 4-nights, 3-day rejuvenation retreat program takes you to the Land of Medicine Buddha in Soquel California. During this short but powerful program, you will learn healing and relaxing methods to get you back in balance.

You will learn Qi Gong, aromatherapy and self-acupressure. It can be a perfect way to unwind and rejuvenate with other women in a beautiful natural setting.

This program offers a wonderful opportunity to rebalance in a beautiful natural setting. It is, in fact, perfect for a mother and daughter activity.

The price for this amazing retreat starts at around $700. Check it out here.

Slovenia and Croatia – Hidden Coves and Ancient Treasures by Sea by Yacht

This 12-day program in Slovenia and Croatia is one I would love to take myself! One of my favorite features is that single cabins are available on a first come basis (at no extra charge!)

This program takes place in one of the most beautiful places on earth – the Adriatic. On the journey, you will experience Lake Bled surrounded by the breath-taking Julian Alps.

The history of this area is complex and local Road Scholar expert lecturers will introduce you to the ruins of the Roman and Venetian empires.

Over this 12-day, women only program, you will discover Postojna Cave, the island of Rab, Pula, Zadar and ancient Krk.

This program also includes a visit to Ljubljana, one of my favorite cites in Europe!

The Best of Ireland – A Week on the Emerald Isle

The Best of Ireland program explores so many wonderful aspects of the Irish culture and landscape.

On this trip, you will visit the ancient structures of Cashel and exciting cultural hub of Dublin. Along the way, you will learn from local experts all about the country’s heritage sites and centuries-old traditions.

The program includes walks in the historic countryside and visit to the famous Book of Kells and Trinity College.

You will also learn about Irish immigration to America and visit Cobh where so many millions of Irish set sail for the New World. Find out more here.

Programs as Diverse and Intriguing as Individual Women in our Sixty and Me Community

The Road Scholar Women Only programs are amazing in their diversity and locations. There truly is something for everyone!

For example, you can participate in selected dates of Cooking in Tuscany, Signature New York, Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park, or Vibrant Copenhagen and Stockholm.

Check out all 44 programs Women Only programs on the Road Scholar Website.

Celebrate Your Life and Create Your Own History

These Road Scholar, women only, programs are varied and fascinating. They explore ways that women, like you and me, can create our own history in our 60s and better.

The history of strong women living their lives with purpose and passion continues today in the women who choose Road Scholar learning adventures!

They underscore how today’s boomer woman is creating a whole new narrative about aging.

Would you like to participate in a women’s only learning adventure? What country do you have a secret desire to visit? What are your travel plans for the next few years?

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Sixty and Me is a community of over 500,000 women over 60 founded by Margaret Manning. Our editorial team publishes articles on lifestyle topics including fashion, dating, retirement and money.

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