Long-Distance Bus Travel in the U.S. and Canada
By Nancy Parode. Senior Travel Expert
Nancy Parode’s travel and cultural articles have appeared in print magazines, such as Military Spouse and Northern Virginia. and on several websites, including Sixty and Me, IntoWine.com, The World I Online and NotForTourists.com. Nancy also blogged about military life for HometownAnnapolis.com, the website of Annapolis, Maryland’s The Capital newspaper. Tripping.com named Nancy’s Senior Travel blog here at About.com a Top Travel Blog in the Senior Travel category, and About.com’s Senior Travel website made Discover Corps ‘ list of Best Baby Boomer Travel Sites for 2105.
Nancy has been featured on NPR affiliate WRVO Public Media’s “Take Care” radio show and BlogTalkRadio’s “Transformed Travel” show. She has been interviewed by The New York Times’ Frugal Travel writer Seth Kugel, SixtyandMe.com’s Margaret Manning, The Amateur Traveler’s Chris Christensen and consumer advocate Christopher Elliott.
Some senior travelers swear by long-distance bus travel. Others shudder at the thought. With gasoline prices climbing, bus travel is certainly an affordable alternative. For long-distance travelers in the United States and Canada, Greyhound Lines. which connects major cities from coast to coast, offers the largest choice of destinations and departures.
There are several advantages to bus travel. You don’t have to rent a car or pay big-city parking fees.