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Canoes motor close to the face of Alaska's Davidson Glacier. It's a fun cruise excursion when your ship calls on Skagway.

Canoes motor close to the face of Alaska’s Davidson Glacier. We had a blast on this Skagway cruise excursion.

From Donna:

Alan and I took a day this week to explore some of the dirt roads in the Bitterroot National Forest. We drove out the West Fork of the Bitterroot River to Painted Rocks Reservoir and beyond. When the pavement ended, we kept on going. Thunder Mountain Rd. took us toward Horse Creek Pass through a burned area where wildflowers poked up through lush, green undergrowth. Bear grass was just beginning to bloom (check out our Facebook photo). Next time, we’ll keep driving over the pass to Shoup, Idaho. Do you enjoy exploring dirt roads and trails? Share your favorites with me in an email. Alan and I are always looking for new places to explore.

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From Nicole:

Hi everyone! I’m just back from a great beach vacation to Mallorca. This is my third year hitting the island’s beautiful beaches and I fall more and more in love with it every year! I have always been somewhat hesitant to choose one yearly vacation spot, opting instead to visit new places each year. But the truth is that going to a place where the people recognize you and your family is a great feeling. Returning to a destination that you love really is the ultimate in relaxing getaway.

This Week’s Articles

Thinking about road tripping through Alaska and northern British Columbia? This week, Donna shared some Tips for Driving the Cassiar Highway. If you’d like to see some more ideas, check out our previous articles on Alaska Highway Road Trips.

This week, our guest contributor, Pam Wilson, took us on an active adventure through the Loire Valley on Bicycle. A really great read for those that love to travel dream!

Looking for some more travel gear tips? Find out what travel gear Donna always takes on her adventures.

This quilted Delsey rolling tote bag fits underneath most airline seats. It's one of our travel favorites.

Donna’s favorite rolling tote bag is back in stock at Amazon. And this Delsey quilted carryon fits underneath most airline seats!

More Travel News for Boomers

How will Brexit (Britain’s vote to leave the European Union) affect your trip to Europe? Read the scoop in this New York Times article. Hint: The exchange rate is in American’s favor.

Caregiving is a tough job. And it’s important to take a break when you can. At My Well-Being powered by Humana, Donna shares advice in Caregivers Need a Vacation, Too

Going somewhere? Start your hotel search with us.

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