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Active Travel In Taos, New Mexico

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New Mexico has been at the center of southwest travel forever. Its bustling towns and rich cultural background makes it a magnet for travelers. Enveloped by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Taos is especially lively, and well-known for its active travel options. From mountain adventures, to llama riding and some unique cultural stops along the […]

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One-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary for Boomer Travelers

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  There are many things to see and do in the American Southwest. From a variety of national parks like the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley to charming little towns, this area of the the country is really exceptional. Today’s guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently took a boomer road trip through the […]

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Two Off the Beaten Path Treasures for New Mexican Travel

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When it comes to New Mexican travel, you won’t find a more vibrant state in the US. From colorful Santa Fe to off-the-beaten-path El Morro active boomers will find plenty of adventure. Our previous trips to the Land of Enchantment have been nothing short of spectacular, especially our New Mexico Backroads Adventure. Today’s guest writer, […]

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El Paradero Bed and Breakfast Inn

Discover a Relaxing Bed and Breakfast in the Heart of Santa Fe

El Paradero Bed and Breakfast Inn

On a visit to Santa Fe, New Mexico, boomers will find plenty of places to stay. From the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado to the historic Santa Fe Hotel, accommodations cover every taste and pocketbook. But if you’re looking for a bed and breakfast within walking distance of downtown Santa Fe, Alan and I recommend […]

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New Mexico Backroads Weekend Adventure

Go Roadtripping in New Mexico With Our New Ebook

New Mexico Backroads Weekend Adventure

Boomer roadtrippers, are you looking for a fun weekend adventure in New Mexico? New Mexico Backroads Weekend Adventure, takes readers off-the-beaten path in a remote corner of New Mexico. This weekend road trip guide travels up the border between Arizona and New Mexico to Grants, NM. Along the way, discover off-the-beaten-path destinations like the Gila Wilderness, the […]

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Five Fun, Funky and Accessible Road Trip Stops

Updated 05.01.2016 Is hopping in the car for a road trip your idea of boomer travel? There’s nothing that Alan and I like better. And, finding unique stops along the way is an added bonus. In today’s guest post, Candy Harrington writes about five funky road trip stops that are also accessible, which means you […]

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Five National Park hikes for active boomers

Hidden Lake Overlook Trail in Glacier National Park

Updated 04.01.2019:  In my opinion, a hike is a hike, no matter the exertion level. Some of us are up for hiking the Grand Canyon rim to rim—uh, that would not be me—while others (probably the majority of boomers) are looking for an active travel experience that will take us outside and into the wonders […]

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Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa

Soaking it in at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa

Updated: 11.01.2014 Hot springs and New Mexico—are those two items on your boomer travel list? In today’s guest post, Billie Frank of The Santa Fe Traveler introduces us to Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa. The good news for boomers is that 60 is the new 40 and 70 is the new 60. Most of […]

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Historical Walking Tour of Santa Fe

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Updated: 11.01.2014 Are you a boomer traveler who enjoys learning about history on a walking tour? Lace up your tennis shoes. In today’s guest post, Juliet White takes us on a one-mile, historical walking tour of Santa Fe. Santa Fe has been around for more than four hundred years, making it America’s oldest state capital. […]

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New Mexico Backroads Adventure

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Updated 06.24.2019:  At the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook (you have clicked the like button, right?) Jennifer asked, “I’m no Boomer, but I’m interested in taking a road trip to New Mexico. We’ve done Taos and Santa Fe, any hidden gems that you or your readers suggest we check out this spring?” Alan […]

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