News for the Week

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

Grizzly bear at Fish Creek Wildlife Observation Site in Hyder, Alaska

From July to early September, salmon spawn at Fish Creek in Hyder, Alaska, catching the attention of the local grizzlies. Check out our tips on how to visit Fish Creek.

From Donna:

Would someone please tell me where May went? Good grief this month has gone by in a blur. Alan and I are spending the weekend on the Oregon coast before heading back to Montana where I’m hoping for good hiking weather with lots of wildflower sightings.

The white Arizona Memorial sits in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

When you travel to Oahu, visiting the Arizona Memorial is a must.

Happy Memorial Day weekend. I hope you enjoy the holiday with some time built in to honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice so that we can enjoy our freedoms.

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From Nicole:

Have we inspired you to check out an Alaska cruise? I hope so because Alaska is a gorgeous place to visit that guarantees unforgettable experiences. When planning ac cruise, one of the most difficult hurdles to overcome is which itinerary to choose. Cruise Critic has a wonderful list of tips to help you choose a cruise, best time to cruise, etc.  Once you’ve got the basics all set, make sure to check out some of Alan and Donna’s favorite Alaska cruise excursions.

This Week’s Articles

There are few things we love more than exploring little-known areas of Italy, and this week, we’re headed to all the way to the very southern part of the heel of the boot! Check out Sharon Kurtz’s article about going off the beaten path in Otranto!

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If you’re visiting the north of Spain any time soon, make sure to explore beautiful Girona. Not only is this little town very charming, but it’s also a great area to use as a base for day trip adventures. Take a look at my recommendations for the Top Day Trips from Girona.

Think you can’t visit St. Petersburg independently? Think again. MITF featured writer, Debi Lander, shares how to visit St. Petersburg without a group tour.

Are you visiting Glacier National Park this summer? Read about Donna’s favorite off-the-beaten-path destination—Polebridge!

Travel Deals for Boomers

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

Do you see the pain on my face? Two days later, Medjet flew me home. As you start those summer boomer travel adventures, an emergency plan is a must, one that will bring you home to the hospital and doctor you trust. The Medjet MemorialDay sale is a great time to save money when you sign up here!

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

If you’re looking for the ultimate Alaska adventure, make sure to add Denali National Park to your itinerary! Here are some great tips for making the most out of your trip to this breathtaking area!

How do you meet dietary restrictions while cruising? Cruise Critic keeps you in the know.

Are you traveling on a cruise to the Russian Far East? Read about the Eveny people of Sibera.

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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