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News for the Week

You might see a moose on a hike to Bullhead Lake in Glacier National Park.

We politely kept our distance from this mother Moose while hiking to Bullhead Lake.

From Donna:

Hello from Montana! Alan and I returned Monday from our Atlantic crossing and Mediterranean cruise on Silver Wind. And it looks like spring waited for us. Yikes, it’s cold here! 

We’ve returned from Italy with a travel tip. If you are building in an extra day at the beginning or end of a cruise that embarks or disembarks from Civitavecchia (the port for Rome), the Hilton Rome Airport Hotel offers a good night’s sleep. And it’s an easy walk to or from the airport to the hotel. Plus the Hilton Rome Airport offers a free shuttle to Rome in case you have time for extra exploring. So far, Alan and I have stayed here twice. We appreciate the quiet, spacious lobby, on-site restaurant and convenient location.

From Nicole:

We’ve been talking National Park travel this month. As one of our favorite types of travel, it’s also a bonus when we can mix a park visit with another love of ours: active travel. To get some inspiration for your next trek through amazing scenery, take a look at some of our favorite National Park Hikes such as Hiking to Bullhead Lake or Hiking in Big Bend National Park.

We know how much you love traveling in Italy, our theme for May. If you aren’t subscribed to the My Itchy Travel Feet monthly newsletter, better do it now for some great Italian travel ideas, advice and deals! Subscribe here for travel goodness in your inbox on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

This Week’s Articles

If you’re like me, a safari is at the top of your travel bucket list, but I’ve never associated Uganda with that dream. This week’s guest article from Whitney Rider takes us on a safari through Uganda and it looks incredible.

Choosing a national park to visit out of so many incredible options can be a bit daunting. This week, Donna has come up with a great resource to help you find some National Park Travel Inspiration — Coloring Books!

Are you planning a U.S. national park trip? Start at the My Itchy Travel Feet National Park Travel Resources page.

Are you planning a U.S. national park trip? Start at the My Itchy Travel Feet National Park Travel Resources page.

More Travel News for Boomers

This is cool! Want to see photos of U.S. national parks taken from space? In this National Geographic Travel article you can do just that.

Donna had fun sharing her adventures with the readers of Boomer Cafe. Take a look: A baby boomer who is always looking for new adventures.

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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 page.

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