Warm Weather Getaways

Kiss the winter blues goodbye on getaways that whisk you off to warm, sunny locales. Study marine life with naturalists in French Polynesia, delve into history on Spain’s Costa del Sol or search for exotic birds in the rainforests of Hawaii.

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Educational Winter Getaways for Seniors

When the cold weather rolls in, winter solo trips can keep you warm. At Road Scholar, we have an expansive collection of winter getaways for seniors that offer great opportunities to explore new areas. Through our winter trips, whether to the sandy beaches of Hawaii or the tropical climate of Costa Rica, you can learn about the history, culture, geography, and wildlife from expert guides. Join us today by booking your winter travel to a destination you’re eager to learn more about.


Winter Trips & Learning Adventures for Seniors & Solo Travelers 

At Road Scholar, we have winter retiree vacations across the globe. If you’re unsure where to book your next snow trip, we’re here to help. Below are some of the top winter getaways for seniors:

  • Costa Rica: If you’re looking for white sand beaches, Costa Rica is one of the best December trips. Here, you can experience the pura vida way of life while relaxing by the shore. But Costa Rica has more to offer. Here, you can traverse scenic paths with views of volcanic mountaintops, identify rare wildlife in the rainforest, and taste fresh, authentic cuisine.

  • California: If you want to stay within the United States, consider a winter solo trip to California. As one of the most geographically diverse states, there are endless opportunities in the Golden State. From visiting national parks like the Channel Islands to Yosemite and Joshua Tree or learning about the history of Hollywood, we have educational tours that can help you escape the cold this winter.

  • Southern Europe: Spending winter in southern Europe is a great way to find some warmth and visit popular tourist attractions without lengthy lines and busy crowds. Popular southern Europe winter tours include Madeira, Portugal, Sicily, Italy, and towns on the French Riviera like Nice.

  • Hawaii: For an unforgettable winter adventure, consider a trip to the islands of Hawaii. Here, you can explore tropical rainforests, Volcanoes National Park, and diverse ecosystems or go snorkeling to discover unique marine life in the coral reefs.

  • Tanzania: One of our unique winter getaways for seniors drops attendees off in Tanzania, where you can go on an authentic safari to spot the Big Five: the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and African buffalo. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn about Tanzanian culture by interacting with locals and tasting authentic, mouth-watering cuisine.


Explore Road Scholar’s Winter Getaways for Seniors

Ready to embark on an unforgettable winter solo trip or a family-friendly winter getaway for seniors? At Road Scholar, we have a great collection of winter tours suitable for a wide range of travelers, whether you’re looking to explore alone, with a partner, or with the family. Filter your search by activity level, date, and location, and review our senior travel tips and tips for traveling with grandchildren to ensure you’re prepared for your next adventure. At Road Scholar, our educational learning adventures are for everyone. You’ll be able to join a diverse cohort led by a local expert to learn more about the cultures, history, and geography of different areas of the world this winter.