7 Hot Spots To Visit
An increasingly popular notion these days are creating a bucket list. A lot of people fondly pen their list of places to see before they die and most often during the later stages of their lives. It is a rather calming notion to know that you have a list of places that you intend to visit before you are not of this earth any longer. Perhaps it’s a contributing factor to the sweeping rise in senior travel these days. To better help you compile your bucket list, be sure that you don’t overlook these top seven places to see before you die.
Travel Bucket List #1: Paris, France
The city of romance beckons all and is an immensely popular destination for senior travel. From the Eiffel Tower, the waters of the Seine to the amazing Louvre and one of a kind Moulin Rouge shows; Paris should be on everyone’s bucket list.
Travel Bucket List #2: Avignon, Southern France
After a stopover in Paris, head to Avignon as your next destination. Notable places not to be missed include the gorgeous Rhone River, the Monastery of the Val de Benediction and its priceless frescoes, Saint Remy and the famous cobblestone streets, and the sprawling, world famous French vineyards.
Travel Bucket List #3: Cote d’ Azur (French Riviera)
After a day or two in Avignon, head to the Cote d’ Azur for a trip you won’t forget. While there, take in the lively sights of the port of St. Tropez. Enjoy a weekend stopover in Nice and don’t forget to walk the historical Roman ruins.
Travel Bucket List #4: Milan, Italy
One of the most culturally rich and historical cities in the world, Milan is a top senior travel destination year in and year out. Make sure you visit the museum and catch a sighting of the world famous and priceless ‘The Last Supper’ by Da Vinci. Take pictures in front of the marble Duomo and browse through the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele arcade.
Travel Bucket List #5: Venice, Italy
The Grand Canal awaits you for the gondola ride of a lifetime. After that, do some shopping for keepsakes at the acclaimed Ponte di Rialto marketplace. Be sure to have your camera handy, as some of the oldest and most intricate architecture in the world awaits you.
Travel Bucket List #6: Grand Canyon, Arizona
By all means, everyone should try and see the Grand Canyon in the Valley of the Sun before they die. It is one of the more popular senior travel destinations in the U.S. each year. The sweeping, towering and, impressive walls of the world’s deepest, longest canyon await you. Take in the rich sights, the historical hieroglyphs, the red rocks, and the glimmering sunset that made Wild West films epic.
Travel Bucket List #7: Niagara Falls, Canada
The largest waterfall in the world is a sight to see. The water crashing down below is a dazzling and mesmerizing sight. You can even take boat rides in and around the river near the waterfall for a closer view that you will never forget. By all means, make sure that this signature destination is on your senior travel bucket list.