Best Things to Do in Southern West Virginia for the Boomer Traveler

If you’re looking for the best things to do in southern West Virginia, do we have an article for you! This is perfect for boomer travelers who prefer a more off-the-beaten-path travel experience. Join My Itchy Travel Feet featured contributor, Debi Lander (ByLanderSea) on an action packed southern West Virginia itinerary. She’ll show you fun […]

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How To Visit Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands

Are you looking for off the beaten path travel ideas in the state of Florida? Do you know about Ten Thousand Islands? Deep in the Florida everglades, you’ll encounter countless marine species, mangrove islands, and untold species of fish. Guest writer and Florida resident, Cheryl Rodewig, shares her tips for how to visit this wilderness […]

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Stevensville's Annual Creamery Picnic Parade

Seven Small Town America Favorites for Your Next Trip

When is the last time that you visited small town America on a boomer road trip? While metropolitan U.S. cities like New York, Chicago, Atlanta or Los Angeles get most of the travel attention, you’re doing yourself a disfavor by not including an off-the-beaten-path small town in some of your travel plans. By featuring seven […]

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Hiking advice for the baby boomer

18 Off-the-Beaten-Path National Parks to Avoid the Crowds

Are you looking for the best off-the-beaten path national parks to visit? One of this country’s greatest national treasures, the National Park Service is experiencing a boom in visitation. I’m not sure if it’s the great press that national parks receive on social media, a bigger interest in exploring the United States, or an increase […]

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Discover off-the-beaten-path Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes: Off-the-beaten-path in Montana’s Bitterroot Mountains

If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path fun in Montana, Twin Lakes in the Bitterroot National Forest certainly qualifies. Twin Lakes sits at 7,200 ft. with fishing, canoeing—no motorized boats allowed—and hiking available, making this a fun Bitterroot Valley day trip or overnight camping getaway. Since Alan and I aren’t backpackers, we appreciate the opportunity to experience […]

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walkway along seaside with village in the background

Off the beaten path in Otranto, Italy

There are few things that make our itchy travel feet itchy more than the thought of going off the beaten path in Italy. From road trips through Northern and Southern Italy, to bustling Rome, we’ve featured quite a bit about one of our favorite European countries. But today, guest contributor, Sharon Kurtz, is taking us […]

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A Visit to Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp for the Boomer Traveler

Visiting Okefenokee Swamp is for you, if you’re a fan of canoeing with alligators, birdwatching or cycling next to a lush, riparian landscape. We recommend Folkston as your headquarters. Out of all of the swamps in the world, Okefenokee Swamp certainly wins for the catchiest name. Known as one of the seven natural wonders of […]

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Painted Rocks Montana

Off-the-Beaten-Path Western Montana Lakes for Boomer Travel Fun

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is sponsoring this look at Montana waterways and how you can protect them. When I say “Western Montana,” what comes to mind? Do you picture the rugged mountains of the Northern Rockies or the glaciated peaks of Glacier National Park? The sight of my beloved Bitterroot Mountains certainly causes my […]

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Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Exploring Coolidge Ghost Town in Southwest Montana

Do you enjoy ghost town hunting during boomer travel adventures? If you said, yes, then plan a road trip to Montana. Like much of the Rocky Mountains, The Treasure State is filled with ghost towns waiting to be explored. So far, Alan and I have visited two Montana ghost towns. We enjoyed the restored ghost […]

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