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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Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain

Celebrating a Boomer Birthday at Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

Boomer birthdays. Do you celebrate or dread the arrival of another year tacked onto an already booming age? What’s a baby boomer to do? I’m all for celebrating them, it sure beats the alternative. Last week, one of those really big boomer birthdays happened to me. You know, one with a big zero at the […]

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Finding Montana in Arizona

Experience the sweeping open range of Montana in southeastern Arizona. What? I bet you think this baby boomer traveler has lost her mind. If Tucson, Arizona is on your list of boomer travel destinations, save time for an off-the-beaten-path road trip to Parker Canyon Lake in the Coronado National Forest. I promise, you’ll find scenery […]

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Spring Into Adventure at Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

When winter’s ample rainfall blesses the Arizona, the desert becomes a velvety green playground. And, a kaleidoscope of wildflowers carpet the desert floor delighting both photographers and active travelers alike. This spring, wrap your luxury vacation in adventure at Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain near Tucson, Arizona. Just a few miles northwest of Tucson, the Tortolita Foothills provide […]

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36 Hours in Tucson for the Active Baby Boomer

When it comes to American Southwest adventures, Tucson is full of them. Having lived in this southwestern city for eleven years, I can safely say active boomer travelers won’t be bored. But what if you have to cram all of that adventure into 36 hours? Finding fun in Tucson in only 36 hours How do […]

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Saguaro, Arizona

My Top 3 Tucson Travel Secrets

Pssst. Baby boomer travelers, want to know a secret? Travel bloggers are revealing their top 3 travel secrets in an internet game of tag. Here, click on over to Barbara Weibel’s blog, Hole in the Donut, for a very good explanation. OK. So back to the secret. My secret. Jill of Travelogged tagged me, so […]

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Tempting Tubac

Are you looking to combine art, shopping and history on a day trip from Tucson? How about throwing in a gentle hike, just to keep the trip active? Let me introduce you to Tubac, Arizona. The artsy community, a 44-mile drive south of Tucson, tempts baby boomer travelers with shopping, gallery hopping, and working studios. […]

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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge near Taos, New Mexico

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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Arizona Slot Canyons

Saturday’s scene: Lower Antelope Canyon

Although Lower Antelope Canyon is completely underground, when sunlight seeps in through overhead cracks, the walls seem to glow. Alan and I were introduced to Arizona’s slot canyons on a photography workshop in Northern Arizona. Using Page as a headquarters, we explored and photographed Water Holes, Lower Antelope and Upper Antelope Canyons.   Have you […]

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