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Natchez Trace Parkway

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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Great River Road: An Epic RV Camping Journey


By now, most of my regular readers know that I’m a boomer princess when it comes to accommodations. Give me luxury bedding, personal service and a hot, gourmet breakfast and I’m a happy camper, uh, princess. However, I’m aware that a large segment of the baby boomer population enjoys traveling by RV. Well, I certainly […]

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Creme Brulee Italian Toast from Baer House Inn

Baer House Inn Bed and Breakfast, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Every time I write about the delicious Crème Brulee Italian Toast that I enjoyed at Baer House Inn Bed and Breakfast in Vicksburg, Mississippi, my readers ask for the recipe. Well, baby boomer travelers, we’re in luck. Owner, Doug Coustineau, has agreed to share it with us. Thanks, Doug. Baer House Inn Crème Brulee Italian […]

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Natchez Trace

Travel the Natchez Trace on a scenic road trip

Updated 03.01.2013 Would you like to travel the Natchez Trace  on a southern road trip that combines scenery with history on a slow crawl through Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. The 444-mile green corridor meanders through forests, farmland and swamps as it follows an ancient path that is now a national park. With opportunities to hike […]

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Baer House Inn

Sleeping with history’s ghost at Baer House Inn

Baer House Inn

No, Alan and I didn’t see a ghost on our visit to Baer House Inn Bed and Breakfast in Vicksburg, Mississippi. But we slept with enough stories, antiques and memorabilia to satisfy any baby boomer historian. Located in Vicksburg’s historic downtown district, the 1870’s era Eastlake Victorian home has seven guest rooms, most with private baths. […]

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