News for the Week

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals.

view from cruise balcony

View from the deck while on Silversea’s Silver Wind cruise through the Mediterranean. Not too shabby!

From Donna:

Is October a good time to visit the Oregon coast? Alan and I will be answering that question for you as we spend the next few weeks on the Oregon coast. We’ll be exploring central coast beaches, looking for fall color in the coastal range and enjoying a winery getaway or two. Stay tuned.

scarecrow, straw bales with a field and blue sky in the distance.

Do you enjoy fall festivals? We do! This photo is from the Scarecrow Festival in Stevensville, Montana.

From Nicole:

Happy October everyone! This month, we’ll be talking about one of our favorite ways to travel – cruising! Alan and Donna have logged many, many miles aboard some impressive cruise ships. Take a look at some of their favorite cruising adventures over the years:

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This Week’s Articles

Scotland is such a beautiful place to explore. From its old world big cities to its rolling green hills, it’s a must see on any European adventure. This week, Shaly Pereira is taking us on a road trip through Scotland’s Highlands Trail. Don’t miss it!

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If this week’s article about a Highlands Trail road trip has your travel feet itching to travel to Scotland, you’ll want to include a Scottish castle itinerary in your travel plans.

Travel Deals for Boomers

Before booking a log cabin getaway, compare prices.

Planning a fall getaway? Compare prices here.

We’re on the hunt for the best travel deals for boomers. Look what we found for this week:

  • Marriott Hotels saves you 20% off Destination Resorts across the U.S., Canada, Caribbean and Latin America! *CODE D3Q (Book your stay by November 15, 2018.
  • Save on a fall getaway in the  Great Smoky Mountains with a vacation rental in Pigeon Forge.
  • Save money when you book now and cruise later with these fall cruise deals.

Are you looking to save money on upcoming travels? Send us an email. We’ll check our resources for you.

More Travel News for Boomers

Photographer Bart Smith has been hiking national trails since 1992. He just completed his 30th hike through the 3,700-mile Lewis and Clark trail. He tells his story with the help of some spectacular photos in The Guardian.

Which cruises are best for nature-lovers? Cruise Critic tells us.

Traveling after retirement doesn’t have to be impossible. Check out Donna’s top tip for Budgeting for Travel as Part of Your Retirement Planning.

That’s all for now but we really want to hear from you. If you have a question about travel or suggestions for our next boomer road trip eguide, please send an email through our contact page.

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