Empty Nesters' Summer Travel Trends Revealed

Staying connected matters most on the road.

If you’re an empty nester, you might be thinking about taking a spontaneous vacation now that your kids have left home – and summer is the perfect time to do so. No matter your age, traveling offers all kinds of benefits – from relieving stress to boosting happiness – so it’s worth taking the time to plan a new adventure.

Before you go, take a look at what other empty nesters have to say about creating more moments that matter away from home:

  • 82% of empty nesters say that staying connected is essential while traveling, and it enhances the experience.
  • 68% of empty nesters say that traveling is a priority now that their kids have left home.
  • More than half of empty nesters say they couldn’t live without their cell phone while on vacation.

Empty Nesters' Summer Travel Trends Infographic

Unlock your next trip

As you set out on the open road, remember to take your cell phone (and a portable charger) with you to capture moments, stay connected with your family and friends, and safely navigate to the next stop. As your reliable road trip companion, Tracfone – America’s largest and most dependable 4G LTE+ network – makes traveling a breeze, and offers affordable phones and plans so you can put extra funds toward your summer adventures.