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Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Exploring Coolidge Ghost Town in Southwest Montana

Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Do you enjoy ghost town hunting during boomer travel adventures? If you said, yes, then plan a road trip to Montana. Like much of the Rocky Mountains, The Treasure State is filled with ghost towns waiting to be explored. So far, Alan and I have visited two Montana ghost towns. We enjoyed the restored ghost […]

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preparing your home for an extended vacation

17 Tips for Preparing Your Home for an Extended Vacation

preparing your home for an extended vacation

Cummins is sponsoring this look at how to prepare your home before a vacation. It’s the day we leave for a long-awaited trip. Alan waits in the car as I lock the front door after checking everything in the house one more time. Then I try the lock, again—and again. Confession time: I have a […]

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Northern lights over a village as seen on a northern lights cruise.

You’re Guaranteed Bucket List Experiences on a Northern Lights Cruise

Northern lights over a village as seen on a northern lights cruise.

Visit Norway and Hurtigruten are sponsoring this look at cruising Norway’s coast on a winter travel adventure. A curtain of green light undulates in the dark winter sky, and the swirling pattern fades from green to purple to blue, taking my breath away… At least, that’s how I imagine the scene on a Northern Lights […]

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Alan test drive ferrari

Top European Road Trip Apps for the Boomer Traveler

Alan test drive ferrari

We’ve been sharing our recommendations for European road trip apps since April 2014. In this completely revised edition we’ve eliminated apps that are no longer published, plus we introduce you to our latest finds. If you’re an app user who’s planning a road trip in Europe—or any traveler to Europe—bookmark this page so that you […]

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usa road trip planner

News for the Week

usa road trip planner

From Donna: The smoke has finally cleared away from the Oregon Coast, at least for a day or two. How’s it going where you live? I’m so ready to get out and explore. Are you? Looking for an East Coast drive? Let’s go road tripping through the Delaware Valley. From Nicole: Nicole wraps up her […]

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Tips for taking fall road trips

News for the Week

Tips for taking fall road trips

From Donna: We have another fire in a national park that’s affecting tourism. This time it’s Glacier National Park. For now, Going to the Sun Road on the West Side is closed. But there’s still lots to see. If you’re planning to travel to Glacier in August, focus on the East Side, Two Medicine, Many […]

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Blue ribbon of highway traveling through the forest.

Best Road Trip Apps for Boomer Travelers

Blue ribbon of highway traveling through the forest.

We’ve been sharing recommendations for best road trip apps since March 2013. Through the years, we’ve covered apps for scenic drives, California coastal journeys, and USA road trips. You’ve been asking, “Couldn’t we have them all in one place?” Your wish is our command. Now you’ll find all of our road trip app recommendations in […]

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hiking apps for boomers

News for the Week

hiking apps for boomers

From Donna: While I may be on a summer vacation from blogging, it’s not keeping me from experimenting with a couple of changes here at My Itchy Travel Feet. To that end, we’ve recently become an “exclusive member of Mediavine Travel” as it says at the bottom of our website. What does that mean to […]

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Hubbard glacier reflected in the water with mountains behind

Hubbard Glacier Cruise by Luxury Cruise Ship

Hubbard glacier reflected in the water with mountains behind

On a Hubbard Glacier cruise, you’re likely to hear the thunderous noise of ice calving into Disenchantment Bay before you see it. In fact, watching ice calve from any glacier is a matter of looking at just the right spot at just the right time. Glacier viewing is the highlight of any Alaska cruise. And […]

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News for the Week

From Donna: Are you an Amazon Prime shopper? Your big day is almost here: Amazon Prime Day July 16, 2018. I had a few moments to browse some of the offers that apply to travel and have gathered them into a list for you on my Amazon Influencer page. Take a look before this huge […]

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