Two-lane road through a forest of gold and red

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 […]

Read More >

9 Easy Trails in the Smoky Mountains

If you’re looking for easy trails 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 to do is stroll […]

Read More >

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. But My Itchy Travel Feet Featured Contributor, Debi Lander, drove the entire parkway. She shares her Natchez Trace […]

Read More >
Graceland Sign

Baby Boomer Guide to Graceland in Memphis, TN

Within America’s vast wealth of national treasures, Graceland stands out as a timeless icon of rock and roll. Sure, Memphis, Tennessee has a lot of things to see and do, but those in the know head straight to Elvis country. Of course, to really experience this amazing piece of  national history in all of its […]

Read More >
Tennessee Hiking Spots

Baby Boomer Hiking Adventures in Tennessee

Are you looking for hiking adventures in Tennessee? The crisp days of September and October are a great time to hit the trails on a boomer hike, especially in the areas that are not trampled by fall-foliage-seeking tourists. Tennessee, for example, is often overlooked by tourists in general. In addition to being home to vibrant […]

Read More >
Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Smoky Mountain Adventures That Are Easy To Do

Updated 04.10.2020:  The hot summer months are a great time to hit the mountains, especially the Smoky Mountains. And even though it will be crowded, visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a fun way to cool off from urban life on the East Coast. First, let’s set the scene. Great Smoky Mountains National Park […]

Read More >

Travel with the Grandkids to Memphis

Did you know that National Grandparents Day is Septmeber 11? Last year, I took a look back at previous posts for boomer adventures that would be fun to do with grandkids. For 2011, let’s take the grands to Memphis, Tennessee. Barbecue, blues and Elvis —  is that what comes to mind when I mention Memphis? […]

Read More >

Scratch those itchy travel feet!

Boomer travelers rely on our weekly email newsletter for fresh travel inspiration, tips, and advice. It's free! No spam, unsubscribe anytime.