Simply Smart Travel: Award-Winning Travel Insights


The Go-To Source for Savvy Over-50 Travelers.

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More than 1.5 million smart travelers read the Simply Smart Travel Column from coast to coast. 

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Mark Twain was right…“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.

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We’ve gone weekly! Our column is now on the prestigious Voyage Report out of Washington, D.C. Check out our first Sunday’s Simply Smart Travel Column. A new one appears each Sunday.

We are proud to report that named our column to their “Best of 2016.”

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 Welcome Aboard Simply Smart Travel.

Whether you travel for business, pleasure, health, love of learning , adventure, the love of others, to explore the open road or to just get there, we know that your primary goal is to travel with as little hassle and the most pleasure possible. We’re here to help you do that.

  • While we focus on providing superb information for travelers over 50 (yep, that includes us) that’s not all. We know we have readers and followers of all ages.
  • We love learning and provide advice on how you can enjoy learning from and about your specific destination, from museums to cultural events and a whole lot more.
  • We also love to explore Florida and report on our explorations so you can benefit from our love affair with this gorgeous state.
  • We also simply adore traveling by train so we including a lot on that subject too.

Our goal is to weave together ideas and tips to help make your traveling easier, more enjoyable and help you squeeze more value from your precious time and money.

We invite you to look around, use whatever might be useful and, if you like what you see, to please join our little online travel club (it’s free and always will be) so we can keep you in the loop about what we have learned, pass on any deals and discounts we unearth and number you among our travel friends.

If you have ideas, tips and experiences you want to pass on to others, we invite you to select the Contact Us link above and submit them.

Thanks for traveling the information highway with us. We hope you enjoy the trip.