News for the Week

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

snowy landscape with lake and mountains.

Spring trips don’t always have to include blooming trees and butterflies. Springtime is a great time to visit our National Parks such as Oregon’s Crater Lake.

From Donna:

Snow. You’re tired of reading about it. I’m tired of writing about it. But there is plenty of frozen stuff outside my door in Montana. On a sunny day it sure is pretty. But melt already. Please.

Hula performers silouhetted by the sunset on Maui.

If you’re planning a trip to Hawaii, we have plenty of active travel ideas for you.

Here’s a bit of exciting travel news for those of you who love Hawaii. Southwest Air has announced non-stop service from Oakland, CA, to Oahu and Maui, plus connecting service to Kaui. Let’s go!

Did you see our March newsletter featuring spring in Europe travel inspiration? Take a look.

From Nicole:

Are you planning a European adventure this spring? The great news is that Europe really comes alive this time of year. In Madrid, there are tons of local festivals that really make you appreciate local foods, drinks and tradition. In fact, there are so many fun events to choose from, it’s well… very hard to choose. For some more information on local European festivals this time of year, Rick Steves has a great list of Holidays and Festivals in Europe, categorized by country and city.

This Week’s Articles

Headed to Europe this spring? You’re in luck because the spring blossoms are in full effect this time of year! Check out our guest post this week on Where to See the Best Spring Blossoms in Europe.

Adventure in the American Southwest includes seeing the wildflowers in Arizona, visiting the mummy's cave in Canyon de Chelly and driving through a scenic canyon on Utah's Burr Trail.

We’ve recently updated our Adventures in the American Southwest page to a new format. Please let us know what you think. And, of course, March and April are great months to experience the adventures that we recommend.

Travel Deals for Boomers

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

Great deal if you’re planning a US road trip!

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

Luxury expedition cruises have become the hot ticket in cruising. Seabourn has joined the crowd, announcing two new builds in 2021 and 2022.

Crystal Cruises announces that their ship, Crystal Endeavor, will cruise the Northeast Passage in 2021.

Abercrombie & Kent founder, Geoffrey Kent, is joining forces with Silversea Executive Chairman, Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, to revitalize the renowned luxury tour company. Donna’s predicting some interesting developments in luxury touring.

Feeling the need for a little off-the-beaten-path travel? Check out this gorgeous photo essay of some of the world’s most remote and unique places to get away from the tourist glut.

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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