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Active Travel In Taos, New Mexico

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New Mexico has been at the center of southwest travel forever. Its bustling towns and rich cultural background makes it a magnet for travelers. Enveloped by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Taos is especially lively, and well-known for its active travel options. From mountain adventures, to llama riding and some unique cultural stops along the […]

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Uncrowded Summer destinations in the American West

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Cummins is sponsoring this look at summer travel in the American West. If you’re like Alan and me, traveling in the summer is a challenge. Crowds, especially over the July 4th and Labor Day holidays are not for us. But who wants to stay home during beautiful days filled with long hours of sunlight? We […]

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Active Travel Tips for Gros Morne National Park

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Active travel is obviously one of our favorite ways to explore new destinations, but when we managed to go off-the-beaten-path in a national park, well, our travel feet get really itchy! Our guest contributor, Erika Nelson and her husband went all the way to Newfoundland to find some boomer adventure and did they ever! Today, […]

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Discover France with Road Scholar

Road Scholar is sponsoring this look at how to discover France The 75th anniversary of D-day has focused the world’s attention on France. Baby boomers, especially, experience a special bond with the idea of a trip to France as we remember the WWII stories from our parents, family and friends. Road Scholar has declared France […]

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Travel Tips for Exploring Portland, Maine

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With its expansive rocky coastline, charming seaside towns, and of course, the state’s most popular delicacy, the lobsta’, Maine has an almost mystical status. Exploring this picturesque state on a boomer road trip is a great way to see its charming seaside towns, but when it comes to visiting Portland, make sure to plan plenty […]

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Roadtripping from Adelaide to Melbourne

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Over the last few months, NSW Australia resident and guest contributor Leslie Connor from Empty Nesters Travel Insights has been sharing insider tips for planning various Australian road trips. Today, she’s taking us on an exciting baby boomer road trip from charming Adelaide to beautiful Melbourne. Roadtripping from Adelaide to Melbourne A road trip from […]

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What to wear on an Alaska cruise

Don’t know what to pack for an Alaska Cruise? Our Alaska Cruise Packing List to the rescue!

What to wear on an Alaska cruise

Cruising in Alaska is one of my favorite active boomer travel experiences. With plenty of active adventures and beautiful scenery to admire and/or photograph, it’s no surprise that an Alaska cruise is at the top of many boomer bucket lists. However too many folks become caught up in worrying about packing for an Alaska cruise. […]

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Six Ideas for Active Travel in Sofia, Bulgaria

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The Balkans have really gained traction as a popular tourist destination over the years. From Croatia’s incredible beaches to Romania’s lush, green forests, this particular area of the world really has it all. And for those looking to get out and enjoy nature, active travel in Sofia, Bulgaria offers surprisingly varied options. Guest contributor Di […]

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Off the beaten path in Otranto, Italy

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There are few things that make our itchy travel feet itchy like the thought of going off the beaten path in Italy. From road trips through Northern and Southern Italy, to bustling Rome, we’ve featured quite a bit about one of our favorite European countries. But today, guest contributor, Sharon Kurtz, is taking us off-the-beaten-path […]

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Sunset glow over ancient Rome

Baby Boomer Adventures in Rome

Sunset glow over ancient Rome

After covering Italy quite extensively over the years, it’s clear that we love to get off the beaten path in this incredible country. However, its capital city is, without a doubt, one of the most incredible places in the world. Pardon the cheesy pun, but there really is no place like Rome. Yes, it’s chaotic. […]

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