Romantic San Diego

In most parts of the U.S., baby boomers are waiting for winter’s freezing temperatures to end. I’m dreaming of a romantic weekend at the beach. How about you? In today’s guest post, Billie Frank of Santa Fe Travelers suggests a romantic weekend in Grand Del Mar Resort, San Diego . Sometimes when you live in […]

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Ragged Point Inn

Ragged Point Inn: Rooms With a View on the Big Sur Coast

Driving California’s Big Sur coast from Cambria to Carmel, baby boomer road trippers won’t find accommodations with a finer view than at Ragged Point Inn. Although the rooms are not the most luxurious in this isolated portion of central California, the cliff-side location more than makes up for the nondescript decor. And the restaurant serves […]

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RV Camping in Beautiful Borrego Springs

Are you a baby boomer RV enthusiast looking for a warm winter trip? In today’s guest post, Joe Laing of El Monte RV Rentals, introduces us to a California desert escape that’s sure to please even the most active boomer. Two hours east of San Diego, Borrego Springs, California, promises a memorable RV camping experience. […]

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Luxury on the Farm in Sonoma’s Wine Country

Are you looking for luxury in Sonoma’s wine country? What about a romantic getaway? There’s no shortage of upscale boutique hotels and resorts in one of California’s prime wine destinations. When your car motors by The Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant in Forestville, you might dismiss the understated farm-to-table property as not luxurious enough. Stop! Don’t drive another mile […]

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Learning to Drive a Stagecoach in Paso Robles

The vehicle creaked and swayed. I grabbed a leather handle to keep my balance as we veered around a sharp curve. Alan, riding shotgun, called down from above, “Are you okay?” What kind of baby boomer adventure is this? Why, we’re experiencing the old west on a stagecoach ride at Harris Stage Lines in Paso […]

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Mill Rose Inn, Half Moon Bay, California

Mill Rose Inn: A Boomer Gardener’s Dream Come True

Are you a baby boomer gardener whose thoughts of blooming flowers and bountiful landscape never end, even on vacation? Spend a couple of nights at Mill Rose Inn at Half Moon Bay, California, and all of your boomer gardening dreams will come true. Alan and I discovered Mill Rose Inn during a coastal California sports […]

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Steinbeck Vineyards and Winery

Take a Crash Course in Grape Growing

On a baby boomer trip to California wine country, it’s easy to discover the nuances of wine making during a visit to a tasting room. Winemakers love to talk about their wines. But what about the grapes? How often do you walk through a vineyard to learn the intricacies and challenges of growing grapes? Why […]

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Coming Home to the Beat of a Baby Boomer Band

On a road trip from Northern California to Southern Arizona, the last night is always a let down. There’s not enough time to reach Tucson which means stopping somewhere on I-10 as it crosses the desert near Indio. Alan and I usually settle for a nondescript motel to rest our road-weary, baby boomer bodies for […]

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Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant

Fine Dining in a Sonoma Farmhouse

After a hike in Armstrong Woods, paddling along the Russian River or biking the Healdsburg Loop with stops at area wineries, baby boomer travelers visiting Sonoma’s Russian River Valley will have worked up an appetite. Before leaving on your active boomer adventure to California wine country, plan ahead. Make a dinner reservation at the Farmhouse […]

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