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Stay at Sunglow Ranch to explore Southeastern Arizona

Walks through a stone forest, views of the Milky Way smeared across the dark night sky, history’s ghost whispering through the ruins of an old fort, birdsong drifting through the trees…this is southeastern Arizona. Lodging and restaurants are scarce in the isolated region, making Sunglow Ranch a rare find for baby boomer travelers. On the […]

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Saturday’s scene: posing at Canyonlands

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Boomer photographers will discover distinctive photo opportunities at Canyonlands National Park near Moab, Utah. Oftentimes, it’s the sunrises and sunsets, or sweeping landscapes, that make the top ten photo lists. But don’t forget to look at the park from a smaller perspective. On a drive through the Islands in the Sky section of the park, […]

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Go trick or treating Florida style

Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast

Are you a Halloween loving baby boomer? If you’re traveling through Florida this weekend, try these trick or treating ideas. The skeleton dangling near the front gate won’t be enough to scare you away from Herlong Mansion in Micanopy. Giant pumpkins guard the large veranda of this historic bed and breakfast located in Florida’s second […]

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Walk on the wild side at Florida’s Paynes Prairie State Preserve

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When I spotted an alligator guarding a gate on the La Chua Trail (3-mile round trip) in Paynes Prairie State Preserve, Florida showed this baby boomer her wild side. As the gator basked in the sun with his eyes closed, I gave him plenty of room before tip-toeing through the gate towards the viewing platform […]

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Write about your favorite family gathering, win a Montana trip

photo courtesy of The Resort at Paws Up

Remember when Fido ate the Christmas turkey as it sat on the kitchen counter and Mom served hot dogs for Christmas dinner instead? What about the time you traveled for hours to surprise your parents with a holiday visit? Do you have a favorite memory of a family gathering? Catalog clothing retailer, Lands’ End wants […]

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Going back to school in Dolores, Colorado

Lebanon Schoollhouse Bed and Breakfast

We are sad to report that Lebanon Schoolhouse Bed and Breakfast is closed. It was such a fun place to stay. When Alan found a listing on the Internet for Lebanon Schoolhouse Bed and Breakfast, while researching a Colorado road trip, this baby boomer traveler was skeptical. Picturing dusty chalkboards and dilapidated desks, I thought […]

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Riding the rails on the Polar Express

Santa visits on the Polar Express

Baby boomers, here’s a Christmas adventure to share with the grandkids. Pajama-clad children sip hot chocolate while munching on cookies as they listen to a reading of “The Polar Express,” by Chris Van Allsburg. But, they aren’t tucked snugly next to you on the living room sofa, during a cold December evening. Like a good baby boomer grandparent, you’ve […]

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