Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals.
Hello from snowy Montana. We’re expecting another snowstorm later in the weekend. But Tucson has snow, too, to prove that you can’t always escape winter weather. As I’m knee-deep in writing projects plus preparing for taxes, I’ll keep this short and sweet. See you next week.
Are you ready for spring in Europe? That’s what you’ll find in our March newsletter. Subscribe here.
It’s getting warmer and warmer here in Madrid and that has my feet itching for outdoor activities. If you’re looking for some inspiration for a unique spring or early summer getaway, check out a few of our favorite active travel adventures:
- Riding the Backroads through the Loire Valley
- Walking the Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet, B.C.
- Hiking through Peru’s Sacred Valley
- Fly Fishing in Montana
This Week’s Articles
Still planning your summer beach vacation? Check out our guest contributor, Ariana Agrios’s advice on how to spend a weekend on Amelia Island.
We’re on an island kick this week! Alan and Donna have just come back from their sixth time cruising around the South Pacific, and Donna is kicking off her articles on the adventure with a feature on the incredible Fanning Island. Located about 1,000 miles to the south of Hawaii, this is as off-the-beaten-path as it gets. If you’re planning a South Pacific Cruise anytime soon, check out Donna’s Tips for Visiting Fanning Island.
Travel Deals for Boomers
We’re on the hunt for the best travel deals for boomers. Look what we found for this week:
- My Itchy Travel Feet Exclusive! Up to 60% off select Columbia Sportswear styles with code: 2FEB60
- There’s still time to warm up on a Caribbean cruise. Find your deal here.
- Looking for the best vacation rental for a spring break getaway? Here you go.
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
Do you like quirky hotels? Here’s a list for you.
Our guest post this week took us exploring Amelia Island, off the coast of Florida. I had forgotten how many beautiful barrier islands there were off the east coast. Check out this great list for some spring or summer island adventures: America’s Most Beautiful Barrier Islands.
From AARP: Boomer travel trends for 2019. Read it here.
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.