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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.

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There’s no better way to enjoy the summer sun than with a Southern California road trip. Check out Alan and Donna’s time cruising down the Cali coast.

From Donna:

I should just copy my greeting from last week because it’s the same: a busy work week and continued health maintenance. But we’re seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Hoping for an ATV ride in the forest today. It’s been a beautiful weather week in Montana.

waterfall rushing over rocks at Skalkaho Falls, Montana

Maybe we’ll make it to Skalkaho Falls today on the ATV ride.

From Nicole:

There is absolutely no better way to see Europe than by car. Yes, trains and planes abound, but roadtripping offers a certain freedom that other modes of transportation just don’t have. If you’re dreaming of seeing the best of the old world this summer, check out a few of our favorite European road trips:

Starting, of course, with my beautiful Spain, a Road Trip through the Lower Rias is an unforgettable experience. Of course when we’re talking about European road trips, featured writer Debi Lander has given us some great ideas such as Tips for a Champagne Country Road Trip or a Boomer Road Trip Adventure through Greece, and she also told us how she went Conquering Castles and Countryside on a Scotland Road Trip.

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This Week’s Articles

When I was younger I used to spend summers in Maine at my aunt and uncle’s house and, over the years, I grew to love everything about this beautiful state. So, this week’s post is already a favorite of mine. Check out guest contributor Candi Licence‘s Tips for visiting Portland.

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If you’re headed to Boston this summer, go off-the-beaten-path by exploring Boston Harbor Islands

What will you see on an Arctic expedition cruise? How about a walrus watching excursion?

Travel Deals for Boomers

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

Looking for a carryon that fits UNDER the seat? The Delsey Rolling Tote is my choice. It’s Amazon’s too. Check it out.

  • Save up to 20% at the IHG Global Sale: Kimpton, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental, Holiday Inn and more. Click through to learn more.
  • Caribbean cruises are on sale at Silversea. See your choices here.
  • Flash sale from Baggallini: The Lucerne Crossbody bag is on sale for $24.99 (regular price $78). Donna has the charcoal colored Lucerne bag and loves it. You have until July 4, 2019 to take advantage of this great bargain. Buy now.
  • If you’re planning a summer road trip through the California coast, the California Association of Boutique Breakfast Inns are running some great lodging deals!

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

In the mood for a European road adventure? Check out this list of 10 Great European Road Trips.

Where are the 10 best U.S. beaches according to TripAdvisor? Hint: not on the West Coast. Take a look.

From Cruise Critic: Do you have these bad cruise habits?

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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