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News for the Week

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

Hubbard glacier reflected in the water with mountains behind

My mother loved cruising in Alaska. Since we had both traveled to Hubbard Glacier, it was fun comparing our experiences.

From Donna:

This edition of News for the Week will be short and sweet. My mother passed away on Thursday so Alan and I are traveling to Atlanta for the funeral. And, to be honest, my mind isn’t in the right place to write articles or look up travel specials to share with you.

But, if you’ll indulge me, a word about my mom: although she didn’t have the opportunity to travel the world as I have had, Mother enjoyed a few, brief years of exploring before my dad’s poor health curtailed their travels. Cruising in Alaska was a big favorite as were the genealogy trips they made to England.

Events like this serve as a reminder to stop putting life off and go live it. My wish for you in 2019 is that you’ll take my advice to heart, get off the couch and travel!

From Nicole:

I’m on Christmas break enjoying holiday fun in Spain until January 8. 

If you’re not signed up yet for our monthly travel newsletter, get on it! January’s edition will feature our favorite bucket list trips!

This Week’s Articles

Thinking about road tripping in Australia? Don’t miss Leslie Connor’s advice for a Sydney to Melbourne road trip. This 12-day itinerary is filled with boomer travel fun.

It’s always fun to look back at our most popular travel topics for the year. Although some of these were written a few years back, the information is current. My Itchy Travel Feet readers obviously enjoy them, because they keep coming back to read our advice. Here are the top ten:

  1. How to take a scenic drive in Monument Valley
  2. Funky things to do in the Florida Keys
  3. Travel bucket list apps
  4. Glacier National Park winter trip
  5. The best personal item bag for travel
  6. 36 hours in Tucson for the active baby boomer
  7. Alaska Highway road trip tips
  8. Luxury cruise wear for boomer women
  9. Best Alaska cruise
  10. U.S. road trip ideas
city skyline behind body of water

Three days in Toronto almost made the top ten best travel articles at My Itchy Travel Feet.

Travel Deals for Boomers

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

I won’t be posting any travel specials today but will work extra hard next week to find the best travel bargains for you.

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

Our travel news section will return next week.

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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