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Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway

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Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway

From Donna: After taking care of family issues in Atlanta, Alan and I are back on the road. I’m writing to you from the peacefully, scenic White River Lodge in Blue Eye, Missouri. Although we’re only a few miles away from all the touristy experiences on offer in Branson, Alan and I have chosen to […]

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Medicine Lodge Valley on the Big Sheep Backcountry Byway in Montana

Going Off-the-Beaten-Path in Montana on the Big Sheep Back Country Byway

Medicine Lodge Valley on the Big Sheep Backcountry Byway in Montana

Are you looking for a scenic drive to experience Montana’s empty spaces and big skies? Alan and I recommend adding the Big Sheep Back Country Byway to your Montana road trip itinerary. Located in the far southwestern corner of Montana near the Idaho border, this 50-mile scenic dirt road, administered by the Bureau of Land Management, […]

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Bluff Baloon Festival

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Bluff Baloon Festival

From Donna: Remember last week when I mentioned why we booked airline tickets with Southwest Airlines for a family visit during the middle of our road trip? Alan and I are finding out—and appreciating—just how easy Southwest makes it to change plans at the last minute. Instead of flying to Baltimore this weekend, I’m taking […]

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View of Nelchina Glacier on the Glenn Highway

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View of Nelchina Glacier on the Glenn Highway

From Donna: It’s been a crazy week around here dealing with eldercare issues and preparing for our month-long road trip. Yes, Alan already has packed the car. We’re putting extra emphasis this trip on getting enough exercise. For us, that means writing it down on a daily to do list. Checking off the tick box […]

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Alan and Donna Hull swim with stingrays in Bora Bora.

Skin Cancer Travel Tips

Alan and Donna Hull swim with stingrays in Bora Bora.

Skin cancer travel tips, who needs them? Active boomer travelers do! And don’t make the mistake, like I did, of thinking that the damage has already been done way back in childhood. According to an article by Sheryl Kraft at Next Avenue, “The Skin Cancer Foundation reports a recent study showing that we get less than 25 percent […]

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Road Trip Apps

Road Trip Apps

Road Trip Apps

Hitting the open road is not only a great way to calm the mind, but it’s also an exciting way to explore those little hidden places in the world that aren’t found in guide books. Even for those who like to fly by the seat of their pants and make little-to-no plans, having real-time information […]

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Celebrating Another My Itchy Travel Feet Anniversary

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On May 4, 2008, I pressed the publish button for the first active boomer travel article at My Itchy Travel Feet. A lot has happened since then, including celebrating our 8th publishing anniversary for two years in a row. That’s right, last year I miscounted and we celebrated 8 years of active boomer travel articles. […]

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Road Trip Apps

News for the Week

Road Trip Apps

From Donna: There’s so much going on at My Itchy Travel Feet that I hardly know where to begin. We’ve just published our second adult coloring book, Coloring Glacier National Park, which you can read more about in This Week’s Articles. And this month we’re talking about one of our favorite travel topics—road trips! Don’t […]

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national park photography tips

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national park photography tips

From Donna: Last week’s spontaneous road trip to Grey Cliff’s Ranch in Three Forks, Montana, was a wonderful off-the-grid getaway. On the way home, Alan and I avoided the Interstate in favor of the scenic route. Now we’re talking about all sorts of spontaneous scenic drives for this summer. You can get in on the […]

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Handcrafted bracelets from Green Global Travel

Bracelets That Look Good and Give Back

Handcrafted bracelets from Green Global Travel

When I have the opportunity to tell you about unique pieces of jewelry that are perfect for travel—where a portion of the proceeds goes back to conservation projects in developing nations—it’s a win-win for me. And when that opportunity includes supporting the project of ecotourism bloggers I know and respect, even better. Meet Bracelets That Give Back […]

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