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25 Tips For Solo Women Travelers To Stay Safe While Having A Blast
There’s something special to be said about solo travel. Some of my most memorable and happiest moments traveling was experienced when I explored a new city by myself.
Despite the pandemic, solo travel among women is on the rise. According to Overseas Adventure Travel, over 24,000 travelers have booked travel for 2021. The company’s CEO and president Brian Fitzgerald tells Forbes, “We see solo women, in particular, with a passion to meet and bond with the local people. It’s life-changing.”
In addition to all of the travel deals, people are just ready to escape their current realities, if even for a few days.
Marilyn Conroy, Riviera River Cruises’ Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing North America, tells Forbes, “Women make up the majority of passengers on our solo departures — they tend to travel solo more than men.”
If you’re curious about where women are traveling solo the most, Budget Direct Travel Insurance released their study in which they analyzed Instagram hashtags and geo-location of over 1 million Instagram posts.
The top ten destinations in the U.S. for solo women travelers are: New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, Honolulu, San Diego, Seattle, Miami and Washington, D.C.
Whether you’re a seasoned solo traveler, or you’ve been recently inspired to plan a solo trip, here are 25 tips for women solo travelers: