Alan and I may be cruising around in the Atlantic Ocean, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have U.S. National Parks on our minds. In fact, as I packed for our trip, Alan was planning for a late May road trip to Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. And, even though I preach to you about booking national park lodges as early as possible, we were lucky enough to book a room at Crater Lake Lodge for 3 nights. Whoo-hoo!
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From Nicole:Well, while Alan and Donna make their way to the beautiful Mediterranean, I thought I would gather some tips on what to do in one of their stops, Port Mahon, Menorca. The Baleric islands are just beautiful, and Menorca, the second largest of the four islands, is getting more and more popular. So what’s there to do on this idyllic island?
- The Telegraph has a great itinerary for 36 hours on the island.
- Conde Nast has a list of the top ten things to do on Menorca.
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This Week’s Articles
Hiking is one of our favorite activities when we travel, so we just loved this week’s guest article from Susan Guillory on Hiking Italy’s Majestic Dolomite Mountains.
Our boomer readers love road trips. Donna offers 5 tips for a happy road trip.
More Travel News for Boomers
Travel season is right around the corner. Make sure you have all the ins and outs for a great trip by checking out some of our favorite Travel Gear for Boomers.
As we told you earlier this year, the cost of the $10 Senior Pass for U.S. National Parks will be increasing to $80 in 2017. The official increase date has not been announced yet. So if you are 62 or older, now’s the time to apply for a $10 Senior Pass. Here’s everything you need to know about the Senior Pass for U.S. National Parks.
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