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polebridge mercantile near glacier

Discovering the "other" side of Glacier National Park

polebridge mercantile near glacier

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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Baer House Inn

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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Lounging in luxury at Kapitea Ridge

Kapitea Ridge

Updated 09.15.2015: Now under new management, the name has changed to Kapitea Lodge. When Alan and I toured New Zealand with Robert Panzer of Tailored Travel, he introduced us to a sophisticated luxury lodge on the wild, West Coast of the South Island. Located halfway between Hokitika and Greymouth, Kapitea Ridge sits on a hillside, surrounded […]

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Enjoy New Zealand’s personal touch at Wanaka Springs Lodge

The guest lounge at Wanaka Springs Lodge

The guest lounge at Wanaka Springs LodgeWhen it comes to lodging, I appreciate the personal touch. Well, that’s what you’ll find at Wanaka Springs Lodge. Owners, Lyn and Murray Finn, greet you at the door, keep the conversation and drinks flowing during the afternoon cocktail hour plus prepare your made-to-order breakfast while you sit at the kitchen […]

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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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