Are you planning a road trip in the American Southwest? A scenic drive in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park on the border of Arizona and Utah places you in the middle of nature’s wonderland of spires, buttes and red rock creations. Grab your camera (I am currently learning how to use a Sony Mirrorless with […]
Slot canyons are some of nature’s most impressive achievements. Exploring them usually requires hiking to reach the entrance, climbing skills to travel up and over chokestones plus the willingness to squeeze yourself through tiny cracks while negotiating wet spots and streams in the canyon’s floor. And backpacking will probably be required to accomplish the mission. […]
Are you a fan of eating breakfast outdoors—especially on a trip? There’s something decadent about lazing over a cup of coffee after a delicious meal while nature provides the entertainment. Here’s an insider’s tip: if you’re boomertravel plans include Tucson, Arizona, save a morning for breakfast at Tohono Chul Tea Room (January 16, 2013: the name […]
Echo Canyon Loop is one of our favorite hikes in Chiricahua National Monument. This trail in the southeastern corner of Arizona offers plenty of photo opportunities for Alan and just enough hiking to satisfy the active boomer in me. Plus it puts us in the scene rather than looking at it. From my report on […]
Walking in an Arizona slot canyon, is one of our favorite active baby boomer travel memories. Are you curious about what it’s like to walk underneath the desert? Come on along: Baby Boomer Travel Tips: Lower Antelope Canyon is located on Navajo land off of Copper Mine Road near Page, Arizona. It is administered by […]
“I handle the digital PR for Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain,” said the email from Ritz-Carlton’s new social media representative. “Are you interested in a site visit for article research?” Are you kidding me? Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain is my favorite Tucson area destination resort. But I couldn’t be a dishonest baby boomer. The Marana luxury property had […]
Boomer birthdays. Do you celebrate or dread the arrival of another year tacked onto an already booming age? What’s a baby boomer to do? I’m all for celebrating them, it sure beats the alternative. Last week, one of those really big boomer birthdays happened to me. You know, one with a big zero at the […]
Experience the sweeping open range of Montana in southeastern Arizona. What? I bet you think this baby boomer traveler has lost her mind. If Tucson, Arizona is on your list of boomer travel destinations, save time for an off-the-beaten-path road trip to Parker Canyon Lake in the Coronado National Forest. I promise, you’ll find scenery […]
When winter’s ample rainfall blesses the Arizona, the desert becomes a velvety green playground. And, a kaleidoscope of wildflowers carpet the desert floor delighting both photographers and active travelers alike. This spring, wrap your luxury vacation in adventure at Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain near Tucson, Arizona. Just a few miles northwest of Tucson, the Tortolita Foothills provide […]
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