Driving through History on a Natchez Trace Road Trip

On a Natchez Trace road trip, you’ll experience history, culture and a scenic drive through beautiful areas of the South. Alan and I have driven a small portion of the road on a short, Natchez Trace tour. But My Itchy Travel Feet Featured Contributor, Debi Lander, drove the entire parkway. She shares her Natchez Trace […]

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How to Visit Valley of the Gods in Southeastern Utah

Let me take you on a Valley of the Gods tour, one of my favorite off-the-beaten-path Utah destinations. Alan’s, too. It’s the very best kind of do-it-yourself adventure.   If you’ve hung around My Itchy Travel Feet for very long, you know that Alan and I enjoy nothing better than to take the road less […]

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Visit Beaumont-Port Arthur on a Texas Road Trip

In our opinion, the American Southwest is best experienced on a road trip. If your Southwest itinerary happens to travel across Texas, don’t miss Beaumont-Port Arthur. With so many things to see and do, Kathleen Walls from Global Highways and Byways helps you sort it all out with her tips on how to visit Beaumont-Port […]

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Tips for a Natural Bridges National Monument Scenic Drive

Natural Bridges National Monument, located 35 miles west of Blanding, definitely qualifies as a hidden gem in southeastern Utah. It’s a fun American Southwest adventure. The national monument offers hiking opportunities to three sandstone land bridges, as well as amazing stargazing. But if you’re short on time, the 9-mile scenic drive is a great way […]

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Fairmont Kea Lani Review: Maui beach resort for the active boomer

There’s no better tropical active travel escape than Maui. And, after a day of hiking or water adventures, settling into a 5-star resort on the beach makes the escape even better. Nancy D. Brown, from What A Trip blog, shares her Fairmont Kea Lani review so that you know what to expect at this luxurious […]

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Explore the U.S. with American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines is sponsoring this look at small ship cruising in the U.S. When you think of river cruising, do you picture sailing down a European scenic river stopping at charming towns with history to explore? Did you know that you can do that here in the good old USA? U.S. river cruising on […]

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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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