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Historical Walking Tour of Santa Fe

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. As a […]

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New Mexico Backroads Adventure

There’s nothing that Alan and I like better than an off-the-beaten-travel experience, especially if it includes a fun, boomer road trip. Here’s a New Mexico backroads trip that’s one of our favorites. It includes national monuments and out-of-the-way destinations with plenty of history. New Mexico backroads trip itinerary starting from Tucson At the My Itchy […]

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Visiting Santa Fe With Your Pet

Baby boomer pet owners enjoy traveling with their furry companions. Since Alan and I travel entirely too much to own a pet, we can’t give you any advice about pet-friendly destinations. But, we’ve got you covered. In today’s guest post, Amy Burkert of advises boomers on the joys of visiting Santa Fe, New Mexico, […]

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5 Things To Love About Santa Fe At Christmas

Holiday festivities combined with the cultural charms of Santa Fe, New Mexico are a potent mix. Are you planning a visit? Resident expert, Billie Frank from The Santa Fe Traveler, shares her tips with our baby boomer readers in today’s guest post. Santa Fe is a magical place to visit and a special place to […]

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Driving New Mexico’s Enchanted Circle

Do you like to travel around in circles on a boomer road trip? A drive on New Mexico’s Enchanted Circle Highway  does just that, offering scenery, activities, and unique stops as it circumnavigates Wheeler Peak (13,161 feet), New Mexico’s highest point. Every circle needs a start. To begin the circuitous journey, take NM Highway 522 north […]

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El Morro National Monument

History’s Written in Stone at El Morro

Here’s an off-the-beaten-path adventure that will intrigue you. El Morro National Monument is located in the northwestern corner of New Mexico on SR 53. For centuries, travelers and explorers have stopped to rest and replenish themselves at an oasis of water wedged into the base of this sandstone outcropping that overlooks the high desert. Before […]

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Practicing Art Appreciation at Casa Benavides Historic Inn

For baby boomer travelers visiting Taos, a stay at Casa Benavides Historic Inn is an introduction to the art, history and culture of north-central New Mexico. Antiques, handmade furniture, and Native American rugs decorate the rooms of the inn’s six individual homes clustered on five acres in downtown. Original art hangs on the thick, adobe walls […]

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