Exploring Florida’s Big Bend Scenic Byway on a Road Trip

Are you planning a trip to Florida? From historic St. Augustine to the funky Florida Keys, there’s a travel experience for every interest. For boomers who enjoy a scenic drive, be sure to add a Big Bend Scenic Byway road trip to your itinerary. When you’ve had enough of beaches, enjoying a boomer adventure on […]

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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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ATV's under Outlaw Waterfall in West Virginia

Riding the Hatfield McCoy Trails for Beginners

If you’ve been reading My Itchy Travel Feet for awhile, then you know how much Alan and I enjoy fun four-wheel-drive trails. When I showed Alan the information on the Hatfield and McCoy Trails, he said, “When do we go?” Unfortunately, we haven’t made it, yet. But Debi Lander has experienced the Hatfield-McCoy trails. After […]

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Stevensville's Annual Creamery Picnic Parade

Seven Small Town America Favorites for Your Next Trip

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 featuring seven […]

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Hiking advice for the baby boomer

18 Off-the-Beaten-Path National Parks to Avoid the Crowds

Are you looking for the best off-the-beaten path national parks to visit? One of this country’s greatest national treasures, the National Park Service is experiencing a boom in visitation. I’m not sure if it’s the great press that national parks receive on social media, a bigger interest in exploring the United States, or an increase […]

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A lighthouse with the beam on shining from sand dunes on the Outer Banks

How to Take an Outer Banks Lighthouses Road Trip

Alan and I have long talked about an Outer Banks lighthouses road trip. The idea of slowly traveling along the North Carolina Coast while visiting and photographing historical lighthouses is our kind of boomer travel fun. James Richardson and his wife enjoyed a fall Outer Banks lighthouse tour. He shares their itinerary as well as […]

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bridge over a wide river with an orange sunset

Great River Road Trip Planner: Six Highlights to Consider

Are you looking for a Great River Road itinerary? This iconic American road trip can be driven in one fell swoop, or divided into multiple road trips to stretch out your travel pleasure. Thanks to Betsy Wuebker, from Passing Thru, our readers have a Great River Road trip planner to help begin sorting out the […]

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Kodiak bear next to a river with water dripping off his chin.

Kodiak Island Bear Watching: An Amazing Boomer Travel Adventure

Is a Kodiak Island bear watching trip on your bucket list? It’s been on mine for a long time. Although I’ve visited the island of Kodiak on Alaska cruises, there’s never been enough time to schedule a trip to see the Kodiak bears (and none of my favorite cruise lines have ever offered one). My […]

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