Retirement is the time in a person’s life when they finally get to kick back, relax and enjoy the fruits of their labor. It’s the end of a long and often grueling journey filled with early mornings, long hours, and stressful deadlines. The thought of being able to do what you want, when you want, is enough to make any worker’s heart skip a beat. But is retirement really all it’s cracked up to be?
Many baby boomers aspire to travel in retirement and frequently have a wish list of places to visit. According to a new AARP study of 889 baby boomers, they plan a mix of local and foreign excursions during the next five years. Here are the destinations that baby boomers say they wish to visit the most.
No more waiting for your yearly vacation. You’re retired and undoubtedly love to travel. Most baby boomers are likely retired or semi-retired, with the youngest hitting 55 this year and the oldest nearing 73. 94% of boomers planned at least one domestic travel last year, with an average of four to five journeys. 53% planned are foreign trips.