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Miles Canyon in White Horse

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Miles Canyon in White Horse

From Donna: Wildfire season is in full swing in the western U.S, which is one of the reasons that I’m not posting a hiking report this week. There are lots of fires in our corner of Montana. And if you’re visiting national parks like Yosemite, Glacier or Yellowstone, there’s a good chance you’ll experience some […]

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Dawson City, Canada

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Dawson City, Canada

From Donna: What is it about summer that makes us want to get out and go? It’s only a matter of time before Alan and I take a spur-of-the-moment boomer road trip. When we do, we’ll be using Along the Way, one of our favorite road trip apps for discovering scenic attractions, gas stations, even […]

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Mussibgrod Lake in the Big Hole Valley of Montana

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Mussibgrod Lake in the Big Hole Valley of Montana

From Donna: Alan and I stuck to our Montana adventure plans that I mentioned last week. As you can see from the photo of Mussigbrod Lake, we had a very scenic ATV ride in the Big Hole Valley.  And we finally accomplished another hike of the week with this July 4th early morning hike to […]

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From Donna: Do you have plans for the 4th of July weekend? Alan and I usually stay close to home on this busy holiday. But we’re hoping to hike one day (missed our hike this week because of potential rainy weather. Yes, we’re wimps). And we’re also planning to take the ATV to the Big […]

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Alaska's Frederick Sound

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Alaska's Frederick Sound

From Donna: Oh man, the weather has been gorgeous in Montana. And it’s predicted to continue like this for a week or so. What would you do—sit behind a computer most of the day or get out and explore? Hey, we’re not getting any younger so I vote for exploring! Alan and I are taking […]

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From Donna: Our region of Montana has experienced above normal rainfall. If you’re traveling to Glacier National Park soon, pack a raincoat! Curious about the status of Going to the Sun Road? Check snow plowing progress here. It’s still going to be awhile before the road opens to vehicular traffic. In the meantime, marvel at […]

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How to choose the best Alaska cruise

How to Choose the Best Alaska Cruise for You

How to choose the best Alaska cruise

How do you choose the best Alaska cruise? Alan and I are often asked that question. Our answer? It depends—on the itinerary, when you would like to cruise in Alaska, which cruise line you prefer and the type of Alaska cruise experience you’re seeking. Before I offer my boomer travel advice for cruising to Alaska, […]

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Grizzly bear at Fish Creek in Hyder, Alaska.

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Grizzly bear at Fish Creek in Hyder, Alaska.

From Donna:  Do you travel in the summer? Alan and I tend to use the season to explore in our own backyard, leaving traffic-congested interstate highways and busy airports to family travelers or those still working who don’t have the luxury of traveling when they choose. Summer is also a great time for catching up […]

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baird glacier

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baird glacier

From Donna: Alan and I are still recuperating from our eastern Oregon road trip. Is there such a thing as road-lag? What did we think of this off-the-beaten-path region in Oregon? We loved it! Alan’s already got the maps out planning a fall sports car road trip. And then there’s the bring the ATV road trip. […]

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Oregon's Crater Lake

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Oregon's Crater Lake

From Nicole: Well,  Alan and Donna certainly aren’t homebodies, that’s for sure! This week, the traveling duo embarked on a road trip adventure through beautiful Oregon. Have you been? Over at the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook, Donna posted the photo above of Crater Lake and my mouth literally dropped open. That’s just […]

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