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Sleeping with history’s ghost at Baer House Inn

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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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Discover Alaska on a small ship adventure cruise

Over at Luxury Cruise Bible, Andrea Rotondo has been writing about her adventures on Safari Spirit. Part of American Safari Cruises, the yacht-sized ship offers daily excursions amidst Alaska’s grand scenery combined with close encounters of the animal kind. The cruise mixes nature watching, hiking, fishing and kayaking with fine dining and excellent accommodations. With only twelve passengers, the ship […]

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Celebrating the 4th of July, a party everywhere you look.

The celebration in Greer, Arizona

Tomorrow, baby boomers in the United States will be celebrating a birthday that includes parades, ice cream and fireworks. Whose birthday is it? Along with the rest of the population, we’ll be celebrating Independence Day, the birth of our country. If you’re in Greer, Arizona, attend the bell ringing at 10:30 am but be sure to stay […]

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Hannagan Meadow Lodge

Cool thoughts about Hannagan Meadow Lodge

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Updated 02.01.2015 When the thermometer reads 108 degrees in Arizona, this broiling hot baby boomer re-visits her favorite frozen adventures. I picture snow piled high around a rustic cabin, cross-country skiing across a rolling meadow or sitting in the dining room at Hannagan Meadow Lodge watching the snowflakes fall. Located at 9100 ft., in the White Mountains […]

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Living green at Valley of the Gods Bed & Breakfast

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Updated 10.01.2016 Do you want to experience living green in an off-the-grid bed and breakfast? A visit to Valley of the Gods Bed and Breakfast in southeastern Utah will satisfy your curiosity. And the introduction to peace, quiet and pure relaxation will keep you coming back for more. When Alan and I stayed in the 1933-era ranch […]

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Dine at 82 Queen for a taste of South Carolina’s Low-country

Baby boomers looking for a fine meal in Charleston, SC, have plenty of choices. The Holy City is full of excellent restaurants. To sample Low-country cuisine in a lush garden setting, visit 82 Queen. Located in the French Quarter of Charleston, the award winning restaurant sits on property that can be traced to 1682. Diners choose […]

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Take a Photo Workshop to See Nature’s Beauty

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Updated: 4.20.2016 Baby boomer photographers, have you considered a photography workshop vacation? If you’re a landscape enthusiast, workshops provide instruction while introducing you to choice photo locations (the right spot at the right time of day). Many workshops allow the spouse to come along for a minimal charge. When Alan signed up for Jim Altengarten’s […]

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Dining the lazy way at Kiawah Island

Alan and I were too busy resting and relaxing to care much about dining out during our Kiawah Island vacation. Our condo’s kitchen came fully equipped, but, this baby boomer traveler had no intention of cooking on her vacation. We found the answer to our dining dilemma at  Newton Farms located in Freshfields Village just outside Kiawah’s […]

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Baby boomer adventures on Kiawah Island

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Updated 03.01.2013 Spring break isn’t limited to the college crowd or family travel. Boomers need a spring break, too. For Alan and me, that means finding baby boomer adventures on Kiawah Island in South Carolina. Sure, there’s bike riding and beach walks; but, you’ll find many other active travel choices to fill the time. At Night Heron Park […]

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