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Listening To Montana

In your boomer travels, has a place ever spoken to you? On arrival at a destination, did it feel as if you belonged in that very spot? Did your heart beat faster when a voice from somewhere deep inside you said, “This is my paradise”! That’s what happened to me when Alan drove our car […]

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Mountain view from the Mystic Lake Trail in Montana

Mystic Lake Trail: another Montana hiking adventure

On a boomer road trip to Fishtail, Montana, Alan and I discovered that the hiking opportunities in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness are some of the best we have ever experienced. And that’s especially true of Mystic Lake Trail (approximately 6 miles round trip). Where is Mystic Lake, Montana? Tucked into Montana’s Yellowstone Country, just north of […]

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Stevensville's Annual Creamery Picnic Parade

Discovering Small Town America at the Creamery Picnic Parade

Slow Travel. Authentic Experiences. In my reading on the Internet, these buzzwords appear in almost every article that dissects boomer travel habits. Where do you find these authentic adventures? Throughout the spring, summer and fall (and sometimes winter), there’s a festival or celebration happening across small town America. How do you find them? Before Alan […]

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4th of July in the Bitterroot Valley

Does this photo from Hamilton, Montana’s Saturday market look familiar to our baby boomer readers? That’s right, I used it for last year’s 4th of July Saturday’s scene. Why am I posting it again? Because it’s my favorite photo depicting small town Independence Day celebrations — the kind that will be happening across the U.S. […]

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Off-the-Beaten-Path Lodging at SweetSage Guest House

How do you find lodging in off-the-beaten-path destinations like Montana’s Bitterroot Valley? Alan and I rely on Vacation Rentals by Owner. Last spring, when we sat down to plan an active boomer adventure in the southwestern corner of the Big Sky State, we used our tried and true tips for choosing a vacation rental. On […]

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The hike to Elk Lake, Alpine, Montana

Hike to Elk Lake: another Montana scenic trail

Are you looking for an active travel adventure in Montana? Hiking is one of the best ways to experience the wildness of the Treasure State. And, with trails available for every level of hiker, there’s no reason to sit on the cabin porch, especially when you can hike to Elk Lake. During our trip to Fishtail, Montana, […]

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