Hiking in Yosemite Park

A Panoramic Photography Hike in Yosemite

When looking for a photography hike in Yosemite National Park, you can’t go wrong with the Four Mile Trail. Yosemite is certainly one of the most popular, and beautiful, National Parks in the country. And there’s plenty to photograph. Guest writer and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel Photo Discovery, take us on one of […]

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Fort Ross State Park

Off the Wine Trail in Sonoma County

Traveling on a Coastal California road trip is one of our favorite memories—the scenery—the food—the wine—it’s all good. But what if you’re not a wine lover? Will you find enough to do when your road trip reaches Sonoma County?  Today’s guest writer and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel, says “absolutely” if you follow his advice for going off […]

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Alcatraz Island

Exploring the Mysteries of Alcatraz Prison

Although we normally prefer to venture out to off-the-beaten-path destinations whenever possible, we’re not above seeing the main sites of a city. It’s true that San Francisco abounds with incredible experiences, including an Alcatraz Prison tour. A trip to this beautiful California city isn’t complete without exploring the mysterious Alcatraz prison. Noel Morata, from Travel […]

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Eight trails to hike in Yosemite

Hiking in Yosemite: 8 Great Trails for Baby Boomers to Try

Hiking through a scenic national park like Yosemite is a fantastic way to experience nature’s exquisite beauty. And, if you’ve been reading My Itchy Travel Feet for very long, you know our motto: Put your feet on the ground to truly experience a place. Between majestic mountains, clear lakes, dramatic waterfalls, and incredible views all […]

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Enjoy a Southern California Spring Road Trip With Our Tips

Are you tired of being cooped up in the house? In many parts of the U.S., it’s been a rough winter. Right now, all I’m thinking about is a spring road trip. If you need a winter weather break sooner rather than later, here’s a Southern California spring road trip to satisfy your need for […]

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sea kayaking near Santa Barbara, CA

Sea Kayaking at Refugio State Park

Would you  like to include sea kayaking on your boomer travel adventures? My one and only experience was in a tandem sea kayak with Alan on the calm waters of Wyndham Bay in Southeastern Alaska. That is, until Toyota U.S.A. invited me to go sea kayaking at Refugio State Park while on a glamping tour to […]

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Golden Gate Bridge

Exploring San Francisco Like a Local

I always appreciate advice from a local when planning a boomer trip. In today’s guest post, San Francisco resident Steve Juba offers tips for visiting “The City by the Bay.” If you’re a boomer who has never been to San Francisco, now is the time to visit. My thriving hometown offers some of the best […]

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Meet the Elephant Seals of Piedras Blancas, CA

Baby boomer photographers will have their pick of elephant seal models on the beach at the Piedras Blancas elephant seal colony near San Simeon, California. I captured this sleepy fellow while on last spring’s California coastal sports car road trip. Are you planning to travel on Highway 1 on the Big Sur coast this summer? […]

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Papohaku Beach

Where Will You Go For Spring Break?

Are you planning a baby boomer spring break? This time last year, Alan and I were preparing for a coastal California sports car road trip that took us from Paso Robles up the coast to Mendocino before ending in California wine country. In 2011, we’re headed north to Montana. That’s sounds a little backwards doesn’t […]

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