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Researching your next boomer trip just became a lot easier. Search our content by theme: active travel, boomer road trips, bucket list trips, cruise excursions, luxury cruise reviews, national park adventures, off-the-beaten-path travel, romantic getaways or small group tours. Hand-curated by us to feature the best articles at My Itchy Travel Feet. This is a work in progress so check back often to find your next travel destination.
We think experiencing an activity that’s slightly challenging, or one that is new to us, is exhilarating. Our motto: we’ll try anything (within reason) once. If we really love it, we’ll go back and do it again. Why not expand your horizons by trying some of our favorites? And don’t worry, these are doable for most boomers. To read more, click on Active Travel.
Boomer Road Trips
Are you a traveler who is lured by the call of the road? Take a boomer road trip. It’s the kind of travel that allows freedom and flexibility. To check out some of our favorite domestic and international itineraries, click on Boomer Road Trips.
Bucket List Trips
Do you keep a list of travel destinations that you’d like to experience? Everyone’s bucket list is unique. Ours involves off-the-beaten path destinations, spectacular nature experiences, active travel fun and festive celebrations. Read more by clicking on Bucket List Trips.
If Alan and I counted up the number of cruise excursions that we’ve experienced, it would total into the hundreds. Good, bad, not so good, the best—booked with the cruise line or independently—our first-hand reports give you an idea of what to expect. To read more, click on Cruise Excursions.
Luxury Cruise Reviews
With 300+ nights onboard small luxury cruise ships, it’s fair to say that we KNOW the luxury cruising industry. Read our luxury cruise reviews to see if this brand of small ship cruising is for you. Click on Luxury Cruise Reviews.
National Park Adventures
U.S. National Parks have become the playground for boomers seeking active travel experiences. Nature watching, photography, hiking, cycling, kayaking, winter activities—the recreational opportunities are endless. Read about our National Park adventures to inspire your next trip to a National Park. Click on National Park Adventures.
Alan and I like nothing better than to travel to a little-known destination. It feels like we’re making a discovery that no one else knows about. Of course, you’re off-the-beaten-path travel ideas might be totally different from ours. Click on Off-the-beaten-path Travel to read our suggestions.
There’s nothing like a romantic getaway to rejuvenate a relationship. What spells romance to us? A stay at a bed and breakfast, small inn boutique hotel, add a touch of luxury and include a relaxing view. Read more by clicking on Romantic Getaways.
Small Group Tours
Traveling in a group can be fun if the size is kept small. Add in a favorite hobby or activity and you’ll have a memorable trip. Read about some of our favorite small group tour experiences by clicking on Small Group Tours.