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Great River Road Trip Planner: Six Highlights to Consider

Are you looking for a Great River Road itinerary? This iconic American road trip can be driven in one fell swoop, or divided into multiple road trips to stretch out your travel pleasure. Thanks to Betsy Wuebker, from Passing Thru, our readers have a Great River Road trip planner to help begin sorting out the […]

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The Ultimate Mississippi Gulf Coast Road Trip 3-Day Itinerary

Are you looking for a Mississippi Gulf Coast road trip itinerary? You know how baby boomer travelers feel about road trips, especially if beaches and southern cuisine are involved. Teresa Otto shares her experience traveling along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, also known as the Secret Coast, on a three-day road trip. Get ready for beautiful […]

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Itinerary for a Mississippi Delta Culinary Road Trip

A Mississippi Delta culinary road trip, combines southern cuisine with Mississippi history for a delicious boomer travel adventure. My Itchy Travel Feet featured contributor, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, takes us there. Tasting my way through the Mississippi Delta Newspaper reporter David Cohn is credited with the saying, “the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of […]

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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. However My Itchy Travel Feet Featured Contributor, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, drove the entire parkway. She shares her […]

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Creme Brulee Italian Toast from Baer House Inn

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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Travel the Natchez Trace on a scenic road trip

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 28 designated […]

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Sleeping with history’s ghost at 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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