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Road Scholar Learning Adventures Celebrate U.S. History
As we celebrate Black History Month and Presidents’ Day in February, Road Scholar offers a selection of learning adventures that explore iconic places and people in U.S. history. Led by expert lecturers and instructors who bring history to life, …
Road Scholar Announces New Learning Adventures in 2018
A new year brings promises of new adventures, resolutions and more. For 2018, Road Scholar introduces new learning adventures for Baby Boomers and beyond that delve into contemporary issues and world affairs, combine the best of Central America into …
Road Scholar Names New Orleans As Its 2018 Destination of the Year
New Orleans is one of America’s most celebrated cities, and each year, millions of people descend upon its historic streets to learn more about its rich heritage. Next year, New Orleans celebrates its 300th anniversary, and Road Scholar, the …
The Best Places To Retire: Boomers Imagine Heaven On Earthopens in new window
How would you describe the perfect retirement town or environment? We asked more than 500 Baby Boomers this question—they mentioned 16 features, and it sounds like paradise to us, rich in culture, learning, nature, and social connection.
Show Your Grandkids The Magic of Yellowstoneopens in new window
Seventy-four-year-old Vicki Balogh is passionate about Yellowstone National Park. “I worked in Yellowstone in 1962 when I was in college, and I just fell in love with it.” When Vicki became a grandmother, she knew she wanted to share this magical place with her grandchildren.
13 Hauntingly Beautiful Cemeteries Alive With Historyopens in new window
Whether you’re interested in their architectural significance, attracted by the famous historical figures buried there or are just curious about how cemeteries reflect the local culture and history of a town, city or country — these 13 historical cemeteries around the world offer unique and unlikely experiences to add to your travels.
For the Adventurer in All of Usopens in new window
Eons ago when I was young and imagined that adventure was for the young, I went on a two-week kayak trip through the Grand Canyon. One of the other kayakers was 73-year-old Spike White, who had started kayaking at age 70.
Road Scholar's Top 10 Winter Getaway Destinationsopens in new window
There are two types of people in the world: Those who can’t wait to bundle up and build a snowman as soon as the first flake falls, and those who crank the heat to 80 and hibernate until May. If you’re part of the second group, I’m happy to tell you there’s a better way to deal with the cold than hoping the groundhog doesn’t see his shadow.