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New Travel Resources

Whether traveling around Quincy or around the globe, we have many resources to help plan your next day trip, weekend getaway or 10-day dream vacation.

Check out some of our travel guides and travel DVDs.

Massachusetts & New England
Boston's Best Cruises

Offers whale watch cruises from April to October, winter cruises to the Boston Harbor Islands, and specialty cruises throughout the year. Take a ferry to Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket or Provincetown. Reduced fares for people aged 60+.

AAA Southern New England: Travel

New England Travel & Destintation Guide
From Boston.com.

The official site of the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism, massvacation.com features a lot of information including a calendar of events, an interactive map to explore by region, and free e-newsletters.

Quincy Museums & Historic Houses

General Travel

TripAdvisor features over 45 million traveler reviews and opinions, and advice on hotels, resorts, flights, vacation rentals, vacation packages, travel guides, and lots more.

Budget Travel: Real Deals
Reports of airline and lodging specials and package deals, grouped by regions of the world. Also includes other specific travel deals, such as hotels offering gas cards, golf getaways, volunteer vacations, tours, and cruises. From Budget Travel magazine.

U.S. Department of State: Tips for Traveling Abroad
Quick tips to make your international travel safe and easy. Includes specific information for traveling as a student, with a disability and with your pet, and country specific information.

National Geographic: Travel & Cultures


OLLI Travel Programs
Both local and international trip programs, offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Select Programs and then Travel to find a list of upcoming trips.

AARP Travel Destinations
Feature articles on many different destinations, and information on member discounts for airlines, vacation and tours, and hotels and lodging.

50plus Expeditions
Adventures for active travelers 50 and over.

Active, off-the-beaten-path, small-group adventures by both land and sea in over 80 countries, exclusively for people 50 and over. Our journeys focus on adventure, culture and nature.

Frommer's Senior Trip Ideas
Features news and highlights on traveling, along with articles on locations containing specific information of interest to seniors, and a message board for travelers. Check out this article on Mature Travelers: A Compendium of Trip Planning Resources that includes contact information on tour groups and suggested books.

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