Explore the South on a Southern Musical Road Trip

Here’s a Southern musical road trip to satisfy any boomer road tripper who loves music. Kathleen Walls (American Roads and Global Highways) introduces an itinerary for a musical road trip in the South that celebrates the history and unique sounds of Southern music. Southern Musical Road Trip itinerary Music in the America South evolved and […]

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23 Best Things to do in Nashville for Boomer Travelers

If you’re looking for the best things to do in Nashville, Tennessee, Kathleen Walls (American Roads and Global Highways) shares her experience visiting Nashville and offers tips for making the most of your trip. Read about Civil War history, vibrant downtown Nashville, and a trip that will inspire a love for country music. And once […]

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Best Things to Do in Franklin, Tennessee for Boomer Travelers

On a visit to Tennessee, after hiking the Great Smoky Mountains, what’s next on your list? How about exploring a destination that combines history, historic homes and small town charm like Franklin, TN? If you’re looking for things to do in Franklin, Tennessee, Kathleen Walls (American Roads and Global Highways) offers her tips for making […]

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Great River Road Trip Planner: Six Highlights to Consider

Are you looking for a Great River Road planner? 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 itinerary that helps begin sorting out the […]

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Ocoee River Rafting on a Multigenerational Trip

Are you curious about an Ocoee River Rafting trip in Tennessee? Did you know the experience makes a wonderful multigenerational travel experience? Guest contributor, Vickie Lillo, experienced just such an adventure. She shares her heartfelt thoughts about Ocoee white water rafting with her father and her son—three generations of brave travelers! Is this active travel […]

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Fall in the South: Admire Autumn Without the Crowds

Fall in the South is a gorgeous time for a road trip. Ask me, this Georgia girl knows what she’s talking about. However now that I live in Montana, I’ve lost touch with the South’s secret leaf-peeping destinations. Luckily for us, Tennessee native, James Richardson, knows where to go. Read his tips on how to […]

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9 Easy Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

If you’re looking for personal experience reports on easy hikes in the Smoky Mountains, you’ve come to the right place. Like many boomers. Alan and I like to include hikes in our national park trips. We know that you do, too. While it’s important to challenge ourselves on moderately strenuous trails, sometimes all we want […]

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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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Best Tips for Visiting Graceland in Memphis, TN

Within America’s vast wealth of national treasures, Graceland stands out as a timeless icon of rock and roll. If you’re exploring the South on a Southern musical road trip, visiting Graceland is a must! Sure, Memphis, Tennessee has a lot of things to see and do, but those in the know head straight to Elvis […]

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