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Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

Tucson Gem Show Travel Tips

Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

Updated 10.15.2018: What started out in 2012 as an article about the African Art Village at the Tucson Gem Show has morphed into my boomer travel tips for the Tucson Gem Show. Each year, I update the information to help you create the best experience at one of my favorite happenings in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson […]

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Getting ready for an Oregon road trip

Here We go Again on an Oregon Road Trip

Getting ready for an Oregon road trip

By May, are your boomer travel feet itching for a road trip? Ours are! Alan’s had the maps out designing a late spring Oregon road trip that will take us from Crater Lake National Park to off-the-beaten-path destinations in eastern Oregon. And he’s arranged outstanding accommodations along the way. I love a man who’s a travel […]

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Mimosas for breakfast on Silver Spirit

Cruising into Spring with Silver Wind

Mimosas for breakfast on Silver Spirit

After an unusually long, Montana winter filled with snow, sub-zero temperatures and lots of wind, Alan and I are more than ready to celebrate spring. So we’re spending April traveling from Ft. Lauderdale to Rome, Italy, on two segments of a spring cruise with Silver Wind. We’ll be cruising on one of Silversea’s smallest ships. […]

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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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Visit Lamar Valley in the winter

Visiting Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley in the Winter

Visit Lamar Valley in the winter

For years, I’ve wanted to visit Lamar Valley in the winter, especially to see wolves. Located in the remote northeast corner of Yellowstone National Park, the Lamar Valley is America’s version of the Serengeti. Or so I’ve read. And Highway 212, the only road that’s open to vehicular traffic during Yellowstone’s winter season, just happens […]

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Safari Quest in Alaska

Our Favorite Romantic Getaways From Around the World

Safari Quest in Alaska

When it comes to the world’s romantic getaways, Alan and I have experienced quite a few. In our opinion, intimate accommodations are at the heart of our favorite romantic travels. For us, that means small boutique hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts or lodges that offer privacy and special touches that separate the great from the not-so-great. If […]

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3 cold weather trips for the active boomer traveler

Start the New Year Out Right With These Cold Weather Trips

3 cold weather trips for the active boomer traveler

Updated 11.01.2018: Cold Weather Travel Tips If you’ve been following the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook or our Instagram account, then you know how much Alan and I enjoy traveling on cold weather trips. We’ve even dedicated a Pinterest board to winter travel. Why are we such big fans of cold and snow? […]

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Alan and Donna Hull in Trani, Italy

Walking With History in Trani

Alan and Donna Hull in Trani, Italy

Visit Trani Updated: 08.27.2017 On a Southern Italy road trip, Trani turned out to be one of our favorite destinations—one that Alan and I have talked about visiting again on our own. Along with Claudio Fontana of A La Carte Italy Tours, our guide for the trip, and Stephanie, a local expert, we spent the better […]

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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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Fall roadtripping to Grey Cliffs Ranch, Montana

Fall Roadtripping in Montana and Wyoming

Fall roadtripping to Grey Cliffs Ranch, Montana

Are you a fan of fall roadtripping? Alan and I like nothing better than exploring when the leaves are turning and the air has that crispy feel of fall. But what if it rains or snows? I guess you know where this boomer road trip story is going. Driving the Beartooth Highway in Wyoming and Montana […]

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