Categories of Travel and Learning
Search out opportunities online by large geographic area: USA, Africa and the Middle East, Asia, Australia and the South Pacific, Canada, Europe, and the Americas and Antarctica. You can browse for study programs by interest area, such as American Studies, Cultural and Fine Arts, Food and Wine, Natural History, Philosophy and Religion, or Social Studies. Elderhostel includes events targeted to specific skills such as Computers and Technology, Cooking and Cuisine, Health and Fitness, and Performing Arts. There are opportunities to travel and learn by train, by ship, and in outdoor activities like Birding, Bicycling, Golf, or Winter Sports.
All of the Elderhostel programs feature learning activities with unique access to places and areas of the world that are seldom available through the traditional travel agencies and at costs typically lower than any large group rate. Each program has a rating by activity level so you know what may be required physically before enrolling. There are even grandparent programs where you and your grandchildren can share in the experience.