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Travel tip: AARP survey says Baby Boomers are on the move

Shirley McMarlin
An AARP survey shows that Baby Boomers intend to do plenty of traveling in 2019.

Baby Boomers aren’t just sitting at home watching the grass grow. An AARP survey of 2019 Boomer travel plans revealed these tidbits:

• Boomers surveyed expect to take four or five trips this year, with half traveling in the U.S. only and half traveling domestically and abroad.

• Their travel spending will average $6,600.

• Popular U.S. destinations include Florida (17%), California (11%), New York (5%), Texas (5%) and Las Vegas (5%).

• Favored international destinations are Europe (41%), the Caribbean (20%) and Asia and the Middle East (11%).

• The biggest motivation for international travel is to cross something off a bucket list.


Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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