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Pink blossoms cover the trees at El Quinto de Molinos Park in Madrid on a spring day.

Springtime is a great time to visit Madrid! Check out the top four parks to visit while in the Spanish capital.

From Donna:

Happy Easter or Passover to our friends celebrating religious holidays this weekend. With the Northern Hemisphere approaching spring, this is certainly a season of Hope.

As we leave the March theme of Spain travel behind to move into April’s features on U.S. National Parks—while at the same time Alan and I are preparing for a cruise through Taiwan, Japan, China and on to Alaska—I feel sort of like a three-legged stool. Which leg should I balance on, first? But updating National Park articles has certainly inspired me to talk to Alan about a fall National Park road trip. Have you seen the National Park Travel Planner? Click on through and you’ll be planning a trip, too.

One of my favorite sunrise photos from Arches National Park. Yes, they have arches, too.

From Nicole:

Nicole is on vacation to see her family in the U.S. She’s really excited about the Florida Keys road trip they will be taking. I hope she followed my Florida Keys road trip advice!

If you’re not signed up yet for our monthly travel newsletter, get on it! April’s edition will feature our favorite national park trips! Don’t miss our best travel tips, ideas, and deals for exploring these national gems.

This Week’s Articles

If you’re thinking about an Australian hiking adventure, be sure to read Michelle Ryan’s tips for a Great Ocean Walk. This is one of the premiere treks in Australia. And it’s easy to do as day hikes with nights spent in comfortable accommodations. We’re all for comfortable travel here at My Itchy Travel Feet.

In anticipation of our April National Parks theme, I worked overtime to update our Best National Park Apps advice. Talk about a comprehensive list of apps for your National Park trip! You’re going to thank me. I just know it!

Sun fills the stone sunroom at Valley of the Gods Bed and Breakfast. A wicker sofa sits in front of the window, surrounded by green plants.

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More Travel News for Boomers

Take a step back in time on a Galapagos cruise.

Reminder! It’s time to spring clean your travel gear.

Thrillist shares where to look for travel deals in April.

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