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John Day Fossil Beds in eastern Oregon is a fun boomer travel adventure

Sifting Through History at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

John Day Fossil Beds in eastern Oregon is a fun boomer travel adventure

If you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path travel experience in Oregon, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument more than qualifies. Road tripping in the remote, rural countryside of eastern Oregon’s John Day River Basin is a visual treat. But fossils, hidden in the region’s rock layers, are the true star of this trip. And you’ll unravel […]

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Colorful streets of Dawson City, Yukon Territory

Include Dawson City on Your Alaska Highway Road Trip

Colorful streets of Dawson City, Yukon Territory

One of the beauties of an Alaska Highway road trip is the diversity of alternate routes. There are so many options! That’s how Alan and I ended up exploring Dawson City in Canada’s Yukon Territory. We left the Alaska Highway at Whitehorse for the 330-mile-drive on the Klondike Highway to Dawson City because that’s where […]

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View of Christie Lake

Canadian Adventures for Boomer Travelers

View of Christie Lake

Did you know that the Canadian Federation includes ten provinces and three territories? From urban areas to far-flung national parks on the Arctic Ocean, active boomer travelers will find a variety of Canadian adventures to suit their style. To get you started, here’s an active travel idea for every province and territory in Canada. Which ones […]

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Stevensville's Annual Creamery Picnic Parade

Five Small Town America Favorites

Stevensville's Annual Creamery Picnic Parade

When is the last time that you visited small town America on a boomer road trip? While metropolitan U.S. cities like New York, Chicago, Atlanta or Los Angeles get most of the travel attention, you’re doing yourself a disfavor by not including an off-the-beaten-path small town in some of your travel plans. By highlighting five […]

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On a May Crater Lake trip, see Crater Lake National Park dressed in snow.

A Spring Visit to Crater Lake National Park

On a May Crater Lake trip, see Crater Lake National Park dressed in snow.

When Alan and I were planning a last-minute Crater Lake trip for late May, we should have known something was up. Three nights at Crater Lake Lodge in southern Oregon’s Cascade mountains? Score! Have you tried to get last-minute reservations at a national park lodge? It’s almost unheard of. Why was Alan able to snag the […]

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Tips for exploring Selinunte on a cruise excursion in Sicily

A Magical Cruise Excursion in Selinunte, Sicily

Tips for exploring Selinunte on a cruise excursion in Sicily

Imagine columns from the ruins of a Greek temple standing amid fields of wildflowers on a perfect spring day. When Alan and I traveled to Selinunte, Sicily, on a Mediterranean cruise excursion with Silversea, that’s exactly what we found. And it was a beautiful reminder that the most magical of travel experiences happen when we least […]

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Visit a national park for good health

Why Visiting a National Park Should be Part of Your Health Routine

Visit a national park for good health

When you’re planning a U.S. National Park adventure, I’m guessing that the health benefits rarely cross your mind. You’re probably anticipating scenic views, wildlife watching and nature experiences that will be part of the trip. But visiting a national park for good health is just as important as the natural beauty that you’ll see. National Park […]

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Morocco Travels

The Good and Bad: A Solo Female Trip to Morocco

Morocco Travels

Morocco is one of those locations that seem to impact people very differently. By most reports, it’s a beautifully chaotic travel destination, that may or may not be for the faint of heart. Unfortunately, it’s also one of those destinations that seem to garner a lot of safety warnings, especially for women traveling alone. Today’s […]

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