My Itchy Travel Feet | The Baby Boomer's Guide To Travel


Top Five Apps for USA Road Trips

September 3, 2014
Dusty Toyota after driving the Alpine Loop in Colorado

No matter what kind of travel you opt for normally, setting out on the open road is an exhilarating experience for anyone. Sure, packing your bags and heading to the airport can be exciting, but there’s nothing like the freedom that comes along with revving that engine and hitting the highway on a long road […]

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Top Five Apps for Cruise Travel

August 5, 2014

There are few travel industries that have come so far in such little time like the cruising industry. No longer are cruises offering tiny shoebox cabins and all-you-can-eat shrimp cocktail in exchange for exorbitant prices. No, these days, most cruise ships offer spacious rooms as well as a variety of luxurious options at reasonable prices. […]

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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

July 10, 2014
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Have you ever dreamed of living out a scene from the movie ‘Gorillas in the Midst’ while traveling through Africa? Through gorilla trekking tours, travelers can have close encounters with gorillas in their natural habitat, but it does take some careful planning. Today’s guest poster, Leslie Burnside, tells us the best way to go gorilla trekking […]

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Top Five Montana Travel Apps

July 7, 2014
St Mary Lake_ Glacier National Park

As Alan and Donna can tell you, active travel in Montana is a boomer’s dream come true. From romantic lodges in the middle of beautiful scenery to mountainous and lake-laden hiking options, Big Sky Country offers a seemingly never-ending array of active travel possibilities. Of course, taking full advantage of all that Montana has to […]

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Top Five Apps for Active Alaska Travel

June 1, 2014
LeConte Glacier in Southeast Alaska

I think anyone who has ever been to beautiful Alaska will agree that it has to be one of the most fascinating states in the entire US. Not only does it offer breathtaking landscapes and incredible views at every turn, but the state’s distinct history and culture are incredibly intriguing as well. Additionally, the options […]

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News for the Week

May 31, 2014
Alan and Donna Hull on Baird Glacier in southeastern Alaska

Active Travel in Alaska! Will you be traveling to Alaska this summer? You’re in luck. This month on the My Itchy Travel Feet home page, we’re featuring some of our favorite Active Travel in Alaska experiences to inspire your boomer travel plans. The Active Travel in Alaska theme will continue in the June 2014 edition of the My Itchy Travel […]

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Saving Travel Dollars With AARP

May 17, 2014
Finding real possibilities (and travel deals) at Life@50+ in Boston.

If you’re a member of AARP, then you already know about the discounts at AARP Member Advantages. In fact, last October, I told you about the travel deals I found while attending Life@50+ in Atlanta (October 2013). Well the AARP travel offers keep getting better. I’ve just returned from Life@50+ Boston (May 2014). Take a look […]

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Top Five Apps for a European Road Trip

April 30, 2014
Alan test drive ferrari

A trip to Europe is always so … magical, isn’t it? With so many options for exciting travel destinations, the old continent rarely disappoints travelers of all ages and tastes. And when it comes to road trips, well, Europe has certainly got you covered there as well. Thinking about a road trip through wine country? […]

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Top Five Apps for National Parks

April 1, 2014
three lakes loop trail

Spring and summer offer excellent weather conditions to explore the many national parks located throughout the US. From the ever-so-popular Grand Canyon to the more remote Denali National Park and Preserve, these magnificent and expansive parks are perfect options for active boomer travel. Whether you’re more of the glamping type or one of those “I’m […]

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Road Trip Guide Through Spain’s Lower Rias

March 25, 2014
Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela

Updated 05.01.2014 Although some people may claim that Spain’s ongoing crisis has dramatically affected the country’s reputation as a travel destination, there was actually a record number of tourists in 2013. In fact, approximately 60.4 million tourists visited the Iberian Peninsula last year, making it the world’s third top tourist destination, right behind France and […]

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