My Itchy Travel Feet | The Baby Boomer's Guide To Travel


Day Trip To Segovia

April 23, 2015
Segovia Alcazar

As much as I love my adopted city, Madrid, one of my favorite things to do is to explore more of the Iberian Peninsula. Spain is fascinating on so many levels, from its profound history to the vibrant pueblos hidden throughout the country. In fact, driving along Spain’s west coast through the Lower Rias is […]

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Exploring the Florida Keys Boomer-style

April 17, 2015
A funky Key West souvenir

The last time Alan and I visited Key West, Florida, we saw Elvis impersonators from the doorway of a bar. And the third floor roof hosted a nude club. No, we didn’t go. But our short self-guided cruise excursion in Key West started the idea of a boomer road trip to see what else the […]

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Go Off-the-Beaten-Path in Ouray, Colorado

April 14, 2015
Visit Ouray, Colorado

Do you have a favorite off-the-beaten-path mountain town in Colorado? For Alan and me, Ouray takes that honor. Situated at 7,700 ft in the San Juan Mountains, the former mining town is a quaint counterpart to upscale Telluride—a skip and a jump over the mountains to the west. When it comes to charm combined with fun […]

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Bond With the Grandkids On a Summer Adventure in Vail

April 10, 2015
Bond with the grandkids on a summer adventure in Vail. Photo by @Greg Ennis. ©Keystone

Alan and I are big fans of active travel, especially when it comes to multigenerational trips. RockResorts has sponsored my article on bonding with grandkids over a summer adventure in Vail, Colorado. Let’s play a game for a minute. Close your eyes. Now think back to your favorite memories of your grandparents. Bet I can guess what […]

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Spend a Day With Art and History on Reynolda Road

April 8, 2015
The garden at Reynolda House in Winston-Salem

As I drive along Winston-Salem’s Reynolda Road, the trees and landscaping that border the sidewalks, remind me of the beauties of a southern landscape. It’s a pleasant meander through residential areas punctuated by pockets of businesses, museums, and the gates to Wake Forest University. In the early to mid 1900‘s, tobacco and textile tycoons lived […]

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Touring the Mighty Mo With Silversea Cruises

April 3, 2015
USS Missouri cruise excursion

When the Silversea cruise ship, Silver Spirit, called on Honolulu, Hawaii, during our Grand Pacific Voyage, Alan joined the Silver Shore Collection excursion, Heart of the Missouri. Along with 9 fellow cruise guests, he toured the Mighty Mo for a fascinating 90-minute exploration of the massive battleship. Today, he shares his story with us. I’m standing […]

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Off the Wine Trail in Sonoma County

March 31, 2015
Fort Ross State Park

Traveling on a Coastal California road trip is one of our favorite memories—the scenery—the food—the wine—it’s all good. But what if you’re not a wine lover? Will you find enough to do when your road trip reaches Sonoma County? Today’s guest writer and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel Photo Discovery, says “absolutely” if you follow his advice for […]

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Active Getaway to the Adirondacks

March 24, 2015
Keene Valley

We’re always on the lookout for a good off-the-beaten-path area to explore and New York’s Adirondacks has quite a few options for anyone looking for active boomer adventures. Thankfully, today’s guest writer, Brette Sember, is well-versed in the ways of upper state New York and is here to show us all that this beautiful area […]

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Cruising Milford Sound With Silversea Cruises

March 19, 2015
Milford Sound

The steep-sided cliffs of a fjord mark the entrance to Milford Sound on the West Coast of New Zealand. Standing at the railing on Silver Spirit’s Deck 9, Alan and I marvel as the scenery unfolds in a vertical landscape that undulates in a wave of rugged mountains. Waterfalls — too numerous to count — tumble from the […]

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Off the Beaten Path in Finger Lakes

March 17, 2015
Taughannock Falls

Although New York City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the US, there is actually way more to the state than just the Big Apple. Today’s guest writer, Brette Sember from Travel Shopper Expert, is taking us upstate to the beautiful Finger Lakes region. Finger Lakes is quite popular as New York’s […]

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