My Itchy Travel Feet’s 14 Year Anniversary: Inspiring Boomer Travelers

Happy fourteen years to My Itchy Travel Feet! That’s right, I’m celebrating 14 years of publishing stories to inspire baby boomer travel. Actually, it’s 16 years as My Itchy Travel Feet started out as a personal blog. Whew! That’s a lot of traveling, travel planning, writing, photography and all the other tasks that go into […]

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Be in the Know on Fall Road Trips

Are you ready to take some colorful fall road trips in the U.S. before the snow comes? Alan and I are raising our hands high over here in Montana. We love getting out on the road in crisp, autumn weather. Want to go, too? Planning fall road trips is easy with our tips based upon […]

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Silver&Fit: Online Exercise Classes for Seniors Who Miss Travel

Silver&Fit is sponsoring this look at online exercise classes for seniors who miss travel. I miss tropical cruises—the sound of waves crashing onto the shore, the feel of a tropical breeze as it caresses my skin. Swimming with stingrays! During the last year, it hasn’t been possible to travel to tropical destinations, either on a […]

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Vacation Ownership: Your Ticket to Stress-Free Multigenerational Travel

Hilton Grand Vacations is sponsoring this look at multigenerational travel and family vacation ideas.  Did you grow up traveling with extended family? Nowadays, we’ve given it a fancy name — multigenerational travel. In the 1950s, I called it “going to the beach with Pop and Mamie.” I remember sitting in the backseat of my grandparents’ […]

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Outdoor Travel Guide for Your 50s

Hilton Grand Vacations is sponsoring this look at combining outdoor travel with vacation club ownership. Outdoor experiences are a must for any trip that Alan and I take. We love the freedom and exhilaration that comes after a day filled with fun activities in the fresh air.  Outdoor travel is even more important during times […]

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Boomer #TravelGoals: Vacation Ownership, Peace of Mind Included

Hilton Grand Vacations is sponsoring this look at retiree vacation ownership.  Are you a goal maker? As we limp out of 2020―a year we’ll all be happy to leave behind―what are your travel goals for 2021?  Since most of My Itchy Travel Feet readers are retirees (Alan and I included), our goals include aspirations that we could […]

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Trim the Tree With Travel Ornaments

Purchasing Christmas ornaments is one of my favorite shopping experiences while traveling. I enjoy picking out just the right keepsake to remind me of the trip. It’s about the only shopping that I do, except for jewelry—poor Alan. On those years when I decorate for Christmas, memories of travel come rushing back to me as […]

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20 Under $20 Travel Gifts That Boomers Will Love

If you prefer boomer travel adventures, or spending time with loved ones, rather than holiday shopping, this article is for you. In the 2021 edition of 20 under $20 gifts for the boomer traveler, I’ve done all the leg work for you. And, since we still aren’t traveling far in 2021, I’ve found inexpensive gifts […]

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