Traveling single doesn’t have to be lonely or boring. In fact, a growing number of vacation destination now specifically cater to individual travelers, from cruise ships to exotic tours.

Single Occupancy Cruise Offerings

While single supplements have long made cruises more expensive for single travelers, increasingly more cruises are now offering single bed cabins without the supplement.

Gambling Holiday

If gambling is more your style, consider a trip to a single-friendly city like Las Vegas. Along with casinos you’ll find entertainment, restaurant and bar options to explore on your own or with a potential new friend.

European Bus Tours

Navigating Europe alone can be intimidating as a single traveler. Try one of the many bus tour options available. Several cater specifically to single travelers, with many also catering to specific age ranges.


Want to explore, but not with a planned tour group? Backpacking is one of the most popular singles traveling activities, with affordable group accommodations in hostels along the way.

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Volunteer Tours

When you want to give back while getting away from your daily grind, a volunteer tour is the way to go. Meet other travelers while helping others along the way through activities like working an organic farm or helping at an orphanage.

Singles Tours

If you’re looking for love, many companies specialize in smaller group singles tours. These tours allow you to travel to locations around the world with similar-aged and like-minded singles.

Outlet Shopping

Consider a singles getaway to one of the many outlet malls across the nation. Outlet malls like Viejas in San Diego make living luxuriously more affordable through deals you won’t find anywhere else.

Eco Tour

Combine your love of the outdoors with helping protect the environment you’re vacationing in through an ecotourism adventure. Experience natural beauty while learning to protect it.

Cross Country Camping

Hotel room costs can quickly add up when traveling on your own. Consider taking a cross country camping trip instead. Simply pack your car with a tent and experience the outdoors at one of thousands of free or low-cost campgrounds.

Learning Tours

You don’t need a traveling companion to reach your dreams of learning to make cheese in Italy or learning to surf on the coasts of Australia. Learning tours help you meet people, while allowing you independence while traveling.

Whether you just want to relax, or you want to experience a once in a lifetime adventure, traveling as a single person has never been easier. So get out there and explore the world around you.