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Hike the short trail to Coolidge Ghost Town in Montana

Do you like to explore ghost towns?  Coolidge Ghost Town is one of our favorites. You’ll find it on the Pioneer Scenic Byway in Southwest Montana.

From Donna:

Welcome to our August theme: off-the-beaten-path travel. Alan and I especially enjoy exploring out of the way destinations and lesser known places in the world. And because we live in Montana, there’s plenty of opportunity without getting on a plane, boat or train. This summer as our backyard explorations continue, we’ll be sure to share our finds with you. So don’t let the August doldrums get you down, go off-the-beaten-path in your backyard.

From Nicole:

My Itchy Travel Feet’s assistant editor is lounging on a Spanish beach about now. I hope she returns with stories to tell and photos to share. In the meantime, I’ll let you in on the rest of this week’s news:

Let’s Go Off-the-Beaten-Path Travel in August

Our August newsletter is filled with off-the-beaten-path travel suggestions, tips and deals so don’t miss out. And I’m still giving away my personal cruise packing list for subscribing to My Itchy Travel Feet. Subscribe here

Need travel ideas? Visit our off-the-beaten-path travel page to pick your next boomer travel adventure.

This Week’s Articles

Nicole may be on vacation but she didn’t leave before writing about Top Five Apps for Off the Beaten Path Travel. There are some interesting ideas here so be sure to check them out.

My Itchy Travel Feet contributor, Vera Marie Badertscher, is back to tell us about Exploring Asheville’s Biltmore House.

More Travel News for Boomers

You may have read about the Reynolds Creek fire that closed portions of Glacier National Park. I’m happy to report that the fire is under control and the entire Going to the Sun Road has reopened with some restrictions. You can read about them here. Do you have a trip planned to Glacier? Don’t cancel it. There’s still plenty to do and see.

I’ve been reading lots of reports that airfare prices are going down. These tips from AirfareWatchdog will help you make the most of lower fares.

Looking for an off-the-beaten-path trip in the American Southwest? Don’t forget to download our New Mexico Backroads Adventure to make the most out of the Land of Enchantment.

That’s all for now but we really want to hear from you. If you have a question about travel or suggestions for our next boomer road trip eguide, please send an email through our contact us page.

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