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The type of trip you plan to celebrate your 50th wedding anniversary will depend a great deal on how active a couple you are and the activities the two of you enjoy together. Half a century with someone you love is a milestone that should be celebrated. Spend some time planning a memorable trip and make sure you’ve squared away all the details beforehand, including making plane and hotel reservations, securing passports and visas and purchasing an international health insurance policy for seniors. Consider some of these top destinations for the celebration of your special day.
If you enjoy learning about and exploring history, there’s no better option than sinking into a deep-south setting for a soothing, relaxing golden getaway. The Historic District in Charleston harbor boasts many historical sites complete with beautiful antebellum architecture. Consider a stay at the Anchorage Inn, an 1840s cotton warehouse refurbished with furniture from the period.
Choose To Cruise
A riverboat cruise is best seen from the new Queen of the Mississippi, the American Cruise Line’s newest jewel. With room for only 150 guests, this cruise offers a relaxing, uncrowded view of the mighty Mississippi River. Along the way you’ll visit ports of call and witness sights you probably have never experienced in your 50 years together.
If you want to really get away and see the world, check out an extended cruise package for a truly global experience. Several cruise lines offer extended cruises that port at fabulous destinations around the world. You swept her off her feet—now take her around the world!
The last 50 years have been unforgettable, so why not celebrate them with a trip to one of the most unforgettable cities in the world? Paris is filled with beauty and romance year-round. A favorite for many travelers includes a stay at the Hotel California. Surrounded by restaurants and shopping, it’s just a short distance from that greatest of all tourist meccas, the Eiffel Tower. Guests return to the Hotel California not only for the turn-of-the-century decor, but for the extensive art collection housed in its own gallery. If you’re an art lover as well as a sightseer, this is the place for you.
Ambergris Cay, Belize
If an active golden anniversary fits your lifestyle, choose this beautiful top-rated resort area in Central America. This is an idyllic tropical island destination to which lovers of all ages return over and over. Explore the Mayan ruins or spend an afternoon cave tubing. Try your hand at scuba diving or snorkeling the reefs. When you aren’t in the blue-green waters, walk the white sand beaches and listen to the coconut palms swish in the warm breeze. Reserve time to explore the Mayflower Bocawina National Park where 200 species of birds reside. Tour the Honduras Marine Reserve where a total of seven different rivers flow into the sea.
Extensive travel information can be found in Transitions Abroad. This helpful guide will help you plan your trip and give you some great ideas for travel. You have spent 50 years together, and now’s the time to thrill your spouse with an exciting trip that truly celebrates a lifetime together.