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Colorful streets of Dawson City, Yukon Territory

Include Dawson City on Your Alaska Highway Road Trip

Colorful streets of Dawson City, Yukon Territory

One of the beauties of an Alaska Highway road trip is the diversity of alternate routes. There are so many options! That’s how Alan and I ended up exploring Dawson City in Canada’s Yukon Territory. We left the Alaska Highway at Whitehorse for the 330-mile-drive on the Klondike Highway to Dawson City because that’s where […]

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View of Christie Lake

Canadian Adventures for Boomer Travelers

View of Christie Lake

Did you know that the Canadian Federation includes ten provinces and three territories? From urban areas to far-flung national parks on the Arctic Ocean, active boomer travelers will find a variety of Canadian adventures to suit their style. To get you started, here’s an active travel idea for every province and territory in Canada. Which ones […]

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Stevensville's Annual Creamery Picnic Parade

Five Small Town America Favorites

Stevensville's Annual Creamery Picnic Parade

When is the last time that you visited small town America on a boomer road trip? While metropolitan U.S. cities like New York, Chicago, Atlanta or Los Angeles get most of the travel attention, you’re doing yourself a disfavor by not including an off-the-beaten-path small town in some of your travel plans. By highlighting five […]

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News for the Week

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From Donna: Do you have plans for the 4th of July weekend? Alan and I usually stay close to home on this busy holiday. But we’re hoping to hike one day (missed our hike this week because of potential rainy weather. Yes, we’re wimps). And we’re also planning to take the ATV to the Big […]

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Alaska's Frederick Sound

News for the Week

Alaska's Frederick Sound

From Donna: Oh man, the weather has been gorgeous in Montana. And it’s predicted to continue like this for a week or so. What would you do—sit behind a computer most of the day or get out and explore? Hey, we’re not getting any younger so I vote for exploring! Alan and I are taking […]

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How to choose the best Alaska cruise

How to Choose the Best Alaska Cruise for You

How to choose the best Alaska cruise

How do you choose the best Alaska cruise? Alan and I are often asked that question. Our answer? It depends—on the itinerary, when you would like to cruise in Alaska, which cruise line you prefer and the type of Alaska cruise experience you’re seeking. Before I offer my boomer travel advice for cruising to Alaska, […]

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Discover a luxurious Montana getaway at Dreamcatcher Lodge in Kalispell.

Montana Getaway at Dreamcatcher Lodge

Discover a luxurious Montana getaway at Dreamcatcher Lodge in Kalispell.

When Alan and I look for a Montana getaway, luxury, relaxation and convenience are important requirements. Bonus points if it’s also romantic. We appreciate luxury lodging that offers relaxation but is convenient to the things we want to see and do. Dreamcatcher Lodge in the Many Lakes area of Kalispell definitely fits our parameters. We […]

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On a May Crater Lake trip, see Crater Lake National Park dressed in snow.

A Spring Visit to Crater Lake National Park

On a May Crater Lake trip, see Crater Lake National Park dressed in snow.

When Alan and I were planning a last-minute Crater Lake trip for late May, we should have known something was up. Three nights at Crater Lake Lodge in southern Oregon’s Cascade mountains? Score! Have you tried to get last-minute reservations at a national park lodge? It’s almost unheard of. Why was Alan able to snag the […]

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