Many people work for 40+ years, and take no more than two weeks off at a time. All that hard work deserves a vacation. What type of trip do you dream of? Maybe relaxing, adventurous, culture-filled, or romantic? Take a look at our list of 17 rewarding travel destinations for your retirement bucket list.
1. Big Sur Road Trip
Big Sur is a breathtaking location on the California coast. Traveling Big Sur allows you to experience nature in all forms from the exquisite beach to the spectacular mountains.
2. Hawaii, The Big Island
Have you always dreamt of going to Hawaii? There is no time like the present. The Big Island is larger and less crowded than the other islands and the Northwest coast is known as the land of the rich and famous.
3. Mexico City
There is a ton to see, do, and eat in Mexico City! Take a day trip to see the ancient pyramids, explore Frida Kahlo’s house to see her art collection, or take a boat tour in the Xochimilco Canals.
4. The Cannes Film Festival
A trip to the Cannes Film Festival is the epitome of luxury travel. It has an endless supply of beautiful, powerful people, breathtaking scenery, glamorous parties, and previews of the world’s best films.
5. Mount Kilimanjaro
If you are an avid hiker, hiking Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa is the perfect bucket list trip. The hike takes you through farmland, rainforest, and arctic temperatures.
6. Seville, Spain
Traveling Western Europe on a budget sounds like a joke, but it is possible in Seville. Wander
the picturesque streets, visit the Alcazar, and get lost in Barrio Santa Cruz.
7. Denali National Park, Alaska
Home to the highest mountain peak in Northern America, Denali provides miles of breathtaking, pristine wilderness to explore. Ski, hike, dogsled, and watch the Northern Lights in the winter and hike and bike in the summer with nearly 20 hours of daylight a day.
8. Sedona, Arizona
The red rock formations are among the wonders of the natural world. You can go hiking, shop around the quaint little town, or relax by the resort pool.
9. Marrakech, Morocco
The third-largest city in Morocco, Marrakech, offers an array of markets, mosques, and restaurants. The mix of European, Middle Eastern, and African cultures will make your experience unforgettable- especially when it comes to the food!
10. New Orleans, Louisiana
The beautiful Southern architecture, the unbelievably good food, and the city’s infamous Burbon
Street are just a few reasons to add New Orleans to your bucket list.
11. Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown is the most beautiful and exciting places to see in New Zealand. It has been referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World.
12. Berlin, Germany
If you like art and history, Berlin definitely needs to be on your retirement bucket list. There are over 175 museums, great shopping, good food, and lots of outdoor markets.
13. Montreal, Canada
If you can’t make it to Europe, Montreal makes a good stand-in, in terms of culture and
architecture. Filled with museums and festivals, Montreal is good place to be outdoors and walk around.
14. African Safari
Going on an African safari is an unforgettable experience that offers an exciting mix of wildlife adventure, gorgeous scenery, and unique cultural encounters. An African safari is a safe, yet adventurous way to explore this wonderful part of the world.
15. Albuquerque, New Mexico
The best time to see Albuquerque is during the Hot Air Balloon Festival. Surrounding yourself by these graceful giants is truly an unforgettable experience.
16. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Yellowstone is the world’s first national park so it deserves to be on your retirement bucket list.Hike and track wolves, see the Old Faithful geyser, soak in some hot springs, and camp out under the stars.
Who doesn’t have the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame on their bucket list? Fall in love with Paris’s quaint cafes, vibrant markets, and trendy shops.
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