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Cruising through the Panama Canal

Ships entering the Panama Canal

How do you picture a cruise through the Panama Canal? Do you think it’s mostly elderly passengers watching the world go by from the Observation Lounge? Well, baby boomers, check your pre-conceived notions at the gangway. Ships entering the Panama CanalWhile a Panama Canal cruise is appealing to those with limited mobility (and a great […]

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Discovering the "other" side of Glacier National Park

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Updated 04.01.2016 If you’re looking for an “off-the-beaten” path experience away from the summer crowds while exploring Glacier National Park, look no more. Let me introduce you to Polebridge, Montana. Actually, Polebridge is located outside the park boundaries on Glacier’s western side. Baby boomers willing to drive the 13-mile gravel road will discover a small […]

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What is an AdventureUs.com Outsider?

Have you noticed the blue postage stamp at the top of My Itchy Travel Feet’s sidebar? It’s a link to my page at AdventureUs.com. The adventure travel website has invited me to be an Outsider, another name for featured correspondent. I’ll be sharing posts from My Itchy Travel Feet as well as more of my […]

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Sleeping with history’s ghost at Baer House Inn

Baer House Inn

No, Alan and I didn’t see a ghost on our visit to Baer House Inn Bed and Breakfast in Vicksburg, Mississippi. But we slept with enough stories, antiques and memorabilia to satisfy any baby boomer historian. Located in Vicksburg’s historic downtown district, the 1870’s era Eastlake Victorian home has seven guest rooms, most with private baths. […]

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Adventure along Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

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Updated 02.09.2017 If you’re on a trip to Hawaii, don’t miss the adventure along Kauai’s Na Pali coast. I know you’ve seen it, even if you’ve never been to Kauai. Photos of the jagged coastline appear in almost every travel article about this scenic Hawaiian island. It’s one of our favorite boomer adventures in Hawaii. Looking […]

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Baby boomers, Silversea wants you

Silversea Shadow

The luxury cruise line, Silversea, is going after the baby boomer market. In a July press release, David Morris, Silversea’s executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing said, “We are aggressively targeting new-to-Silversea and first-time cruisers by going after a larger share of the lucrative baby boomer market. Younger people have the money and time […]

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Digging for history in Arizona

Are you a baby boomer who likes to dig in the dirt? X Diamond Ranch near Greer, Arizona will satisfy your inner archaeologist. Located beside the South Fork of the Little Colorado River, on ranch property, Little Bear Archaeological Site offers novices and hobbyists a unique hands-on experience. For accommodations, stay in a cabin at the […]

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You’re packing how many pairs of shoes?

Ray Schuette

I can’t tell you how many times Alan has asked me this question as he passes by our “packing” bedroom when I’m preparing for a trip. Men have it so much easier…a pair of dress shoes, a pair of casual shoes (or the same pair for both situations), maybe flip flops, plus wear the workout […]

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