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Dry Tortugas National Park Day Trip from Key West, Florida

Are you a boomer traveler who enjoys a national park adventure? What about a remote trip that includes sailing to an off-the-beaten-path island in Florida? If so, you’re in luck. Guest contributor, Erika Nelson, is here to share her tips for a Dry Tortugas day trip. It’s the perfect addition to a Florida Keys road […]

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Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

Tucson Gem Show Travel Tips

It takes a plan to enjoy a trade event as large as the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. My Tucson Gem Show travel tips will take you there.  Held annually since 1955, the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is considered to be one of the largest gem shows in the world—if not THE largest. Visitors […]

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Go off the beaten path on Star Island

Updated 03.26.2020:  It’s always a good idea to have a travel bucket list with a nice mix of popular travel destinations and way off-the-beaten-path locations. Of course, when we say off-the-beaten-path we don’t necessarily mean hiking through a dense jungle on the edge of the world.  Guest contributor Erika L. Nelson shows us how to […]

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Exploring The Elms Hotel in Excelsior Springs

Let’s face it – trying to find accommodations while on the road is one of the most frustrating things about travel. Do you want luxury, charm, history, location, or all of the above? It’s hard to find one hotel that has everything you need for a comfortable stay, but in some cases, you find a […]

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Baby Boomer Guide to Graceland in Memphis, TN

Within America’s vast wealth of national treasures, Graceland stands out as a timeless icon of rock and roll. Sure, Memphis, Tennessee has a lot of things to see and do, but those in the know head straight to Elvis country. Of course, to really experience this amazing piece of  national history in all of its […]

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Door County, Wisconsin

Unexpected Boomer Adventures in Door County, Wisconsin

Are you looking for incredible, but off-the-beaten-path travel ideas for the upcoming year? Well, we’ve got a destination that may be a bit of a surprise for you: Door County, Wisconsin. Maybe there’s not an abundance of travel articles highlighting this beautiful area of Wisconsin, but there should be! My Itchy Travel Feet featured contributor […]

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Soaking in Luxury at Two Hot Springs Resorts in Montana

We absolutely love the feeling of taking a long weekend to escape to a beautiful resort for some much-needed R&R&R (Rest, Recuperation and Romance). Thankfully these days, there are an infinite amount of luxury lodging that offers a bit of everything. But if you really want to relax surrounded by some stunningly breathtaking nature, exploring […]

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Hiking in Hendersonville, North Carolina

A few weeks ago, guest contributor, Cheryl Rodewig, took us on a lovely Autumn Escape to Hendersonville, North Carolina. Now she’s back to reveal some of her tried and true tips for hiking in Hendersonville. The Blue Ridge Mountains fringe the western edge of North Carolina. They’re filled with dozens of waterfalls, hundreds of miles […]

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Hiking Nicaragua’s Telica Volcano

Family travel can be tough, especially when it involves multiple generations. However,  if you throw in an amazing destination, active travel and the threat of perishing in an active volcano, well, it will always be a memorable vacation if nothing else. For instance, our guest contributor, Vickie Lillo recently took her family on an adventure […]

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