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Let’s Go Glamping at Bear Lake

outdoor fire pit with tents in the background

From all out luxury to renting a single room, there are endless options for travel lodging these days. However, for active travelers looking to get back to nature, glamping is a popular way to rough it, but without sacrificing comfort. Today, guest contributor and glamper extraordinaire, Anna Reid, is taking us glamping at Bear Lake […]

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Mesa Arch Sunrise Photography Tips for Boomer Travelers

Mesa Arch Canyonlands

Are you planning a trip to Canyonlands National Park? During your research, did you see the iconic photo of Mesa Arch framing distant sandstone formations as the rising sun casts an illuminating glow on everything? Did it inspire you to take the same photo? You don’t have to become a photography professional to capture a […]

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Drive Highway 12 Scenic Byway on a fun road trip in southern Utah.

Finding Adventure on Utah’s Highway 12 Scenic Byway

Drive Highway 12 Scenic Byway on a fun road trip in southern Utah.

It’s no secret here at My Itchy Travel Feet that Alan loves road trips. When we decided to drive Highway 12 Scenic Byway on a late spring road trip through southern Utah, he walked around the house for days with a big grin on his face. But this last-minute trip, while beautiful, proved to be […]

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Walking Around in the Devil’s Garden

Metate Arch in Devil's Garden

Tucked away down a bumpy dirt road in Southern Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Devil’s Garden should be renamed something like “hoodoo playground” or “fun among the rocks.” Except for summer’s searing heat, there’s nothing evil about this wonderland of Navajo and Entrada sandstone refashioned by erosion into arches and hoodoos. On a Grand […]

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Driving the Burr Trail is a fun experience in southern Utah.

Driving the Burr Trail on a Boomer Road Trip in Southern Utah

Driving the Burr Trail is a fun experience in southern Utah.

Updated: 06.01.2019:  Alan and I are huge fans of exploring the country lanes and dirt roads of the United States. And when it comes to finding adventure in the American Southwest, a bumpy dirt road is the place to be. On a visit to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah, we had our pick […]

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Scenic Byway 12 leads to fun in southern Utah

Five Fun Places to Go in Southern Utah

Scenic Byway 12 leads to fun in southern Utah

Updated 03.01.2017 When it comes to visiting Utah, boomer travelers will find plenty to see and do. The entire state is an active traveler’s paradise. But Alan and I are particularly drawn to the fun places to go in Southern Utah. You could spend most of your Utah vacation exploring the Mighty 5—Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, […]

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Hiking to Lower Calf Creek Falls in Grand Staircase-Escalante

Hiking to Lower Calf Creek Falls in Grand Staircase-Escalante Updated: 07.01.2018 Waterfall hikes are a treat in the rugged high desert of the American Southwest. On a visit to Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Alan and I discovered one of the best. Hiking to Lower Calf Creek Falls is our favorite memory from a road […]

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Snowberry Inn Cream Eggs recipe

Breakfast at Snowberry Inn: Cream Eggs Recipe

Snowberry Inn Cream Eggs recipe

Alan and I appreciate a bed and breakfast that serves a hot breakfast. That’s why we build extra time into our boomer road trips for enjoying a leisurely morning meal. And that’s what we found at Snowberry Inn in Eden, Utah when Innkeeper Andrea served up her delicious cream eggs recipe. On a road trip to Utah, we […]

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Fighting a Fear of Heights at Natural Bridges National Monument

Updated 10.01.2016 To say that Natural Bridges National Monument is off-the-beaten-path is an understatement. Located on the Colorado Plateau in southeastern Utah, Natural Bridges is approximately 35 miles west of Blanding, which probably isn’t telling you much. Look up Utah Canyon Country or The Four Corners on a map and for a better perspective. Natural Bridges […]

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Food fun in Park City

Summer Aventures in Park City, Utah

Food fun in Park City

Anyone who has had the opportunity to visit Utah knows just how beautiful the state really is. Among its world-renowned ski options, nature lovers can explore the incredibly diverse natural beauty of Utah’s mountain ranges, sand dunes and incredible rock formations, perfect for boomers looking for active travel . Today, in a sponsored article from …

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