Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, Arizona

Saturday’s scene: Nature’s splendor in Upper Antelope Canyon

Slot canyons are some of nature’s most impressive achievements. Exploring them usually requires hiking to reach the entrance, climbing skills to travel up and over chokestones plus the willingness to squeeze yourself through tiny cracks while negotiating wet spots and streams in the canyon’s floor. And backpacking will probably be required to accomplish the mission. […]

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Dining outdoors at Tohono Chul Garden Bistro

Are you a fan of eating breakfast outdoors—especially on a trip? There’s something decadent about lazing over a cup of coffee after a delicious meal while nature provides the entertainment. Here’s an insider’s tip:  if you’re boomertravel plans include Tucson, Arizona, save a morning for breakfast at Tohono Chul Tea Room (January 16, 2013: the name […]

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Soaking it in at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa

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 us are […]

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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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Echo Canyon Loop After The Fire

Echo Canyon Loop is one of our favorite hikes in Chiricahua National Monument. This trail in the southeastern corner of Arizona offers plenty of photo opportunities for Alan and just enough hiking to satisfy the active boomer in me. Plus it puts us in the scene rather than looking at it. From my report on […]

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5 Adventures on the Navajo Rez

Exploring the Navajo Reservation in northern Arizona is one of my favorite baby boomer travel memories. However, with just two visits under my belt, I’m far from an expert. Not to worry. Vera Marie Badertscher became extremely familiar with the area during the ten years that she researched her current book, which she co-authored with […]

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Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, Arizona

Walking in an Arizona Slot Canyon

Walking in an Arizona slot canyon, is one of our favorite active baby boomer travel memories. Are you curious about what it’s like to walk underneath the desert? Come on along: Baby Boomer Travel Tips: Lower Antelope Canyon is located on Navajo land off of Copper Mine Road near Page, Arizona. It is administered by […]

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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 GoPetFriendly.com advises boomers on the joys of visiting Santa Fe, New Mexico, […]

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Finding My Balance At Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain Spa

“I handle the digital PR for Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain,” said the email from Ritz-Carlton’s new social media representative. “Are you interested in a site visit for article research?” Are you kidding me? Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain is my favorite Tucson area destination resort. But I couldn’t be a dishonest baby boomer. The Marana luxury property had […]

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