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Introducing Coloring the West, An Adult Coloring Book for Travelers

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My Itchy Travel Feet is all about inspiring boomers to travel. Writing the words that you read here, and sharing Alan’s photos, allows me to relive those travel moments. But now I’ve discovered another way to inspire travel and provide health benefits at the same time: Coloring the West, An Adult Coloring Book for Travelers. With […]

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White Pocket

Exploring the White Pocket

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If anything piques our travel radar, it’s exploring the many off-the beaten-path travel destinations located throughout our incredible National Park System. Today’s guest writer, Bill Haskamp, is here to tell us all about one of the most remarkable and isolated sites in Vermillion Cliffs National Monument as we go exploring the White Pocket. By way […]

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Grand Canyon's North Rim

Take a Scenic Drive on the Grand Canyon’s North Rim

Grand Canyon's North Rim

Updated 04.01.2015 This article is part of a paid series that I’m writing as a brand ambassador for Michelin Guides. If you’re a long time reader, then it’s no secret that the North Rim is my favorite destination at Grand Canyon National Park (Alan’s too). One of the easiest—and most scenic—ways to explore this side of […]

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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Take a scenic drive in Monument Valley

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Start your search for hotels in Monument Valley with us. Updated 09.01.2015 Are you interested in the natural landscape of the American Southwest? Grab your camera! A scenic drive in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park on the border of Arizona and Utah places you in the middle of nature’s wonderland of spires, buttes and red […]

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Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, Arizona

Saturday’s scene: Nature’s splendor in Upper Antelope Canyon

Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, Arizona

Updated 6.20.2015 Need a place to stay? Check out these hotels in Page. Slot canyons are some of nature’s most impressive achievements. Exploring them usually requires hiking to reach the entrance, climbing skills to travel up and over chokestones plus the willingness to squeeze yourself through tiny cracks while negotiating wet spots and streams in the […]

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Five Fun, Funky and Accessible Road Trip Stops

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Updated 05.01.2016 Is hopping in the car for a road trip your idea of boomer travel? There’s nothing that Alan and I like better. And, finding unique stops along the way is an added bonus. In today’s guest post, Candy Harrington writes about five funky road trip stops that are also accessible, which means you […]

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Dining outdoors at Tohono Chul Tea Room

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Updated 01.15.2013 Are you a fan of eating breakfast outdoors—especially on a trip? There’s something decadent about lazing over a cup of coffee after a delicious meal while nature provides the entertainment. Here’s an insider’s tip:  if you’re boomertravel plans include Tucson, Arizona, save a morning for breakfast at Tohono Chul Tea Room (January 16, 2013: […]

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Monument Sunrise

Saturday’s scene: Monument Valley sunrise

Monument Sunrise

Alan photographed this Monument Valley sunrise while on a photography workshop with Exposure36 Photography. Although the scene looks quiet, the viewpoint was actually crowded with photographers and tourists waiting to catch the first glimpse of the sun. That winding road you see in the foreground would soon be bumper to bumper as visitors entered Monument […]

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