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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.

coastal area at low tide

Spain offers tons of road trip options, but if you want to see some amazing scenery and visit some incredible pueblos, a road trip through the Lower Rias are calling your name!

From Donna:

Hello from Denver, no wait, am I in Boston? Seriously, I’m on a plane flying to Denver. I’ve just spent the last two days at TravelCon 2019 where I was a panelist on the Boomer Travel Blogging panel.

Did I meet you at the conference (or not)? Be sure to say hi  and ask to receive my list of resources that I use to power My Itchy Travel Feet.

And don’t miss the $30 discount that the folks at Tailwind gave me to share with conference attendees (and you). It’s the best tool for improving Pinterest performance. Love those Tailwind Tribes!

Lake surrounded by evergreens and snow-capped mountains.

We visited Sylvan Lake State Park on our last trip to Edwards, Colorado. Due to dam construction, this beautiful park is out of commission for the summer of 2019. Put it on your list for 2020!

Where will you be on the 4th of July? Alan and I are celebrating our country’s birth in the Colorado mountains with our good friends, Rich and Sue (we met them on a cruise). I’ll be on the lookout for Colorado travel tips to share with you.

From Nicole:

While Donna is at her travel conference, we’re still discussing wonderful road trips. Do you have any favorite road trip itinerary?  One of my all-time favorite road trips was when my husband and I drove from Bordeaux to Normandy and then down back to Bordeaux through the Loire Valley. The scenery was really out of this world, and we stopped at some incredible little villages such as Saint Malo, Dinan, Bayeux, etc. It was incredible!

This Week’s Articles

New Mexico is, without a doubt, one of the country’s best states to visit. A vibrant area with a rich history, there is something for everyone in the Land of Enchantment. If you’re considering a trip to this beautiful area, make sure to check out this week’s guest post on Active Travel in Taos.

Of course, if you’re headed to Taos, make sure to check out Donna’s first-hand tips for traveling through New Mexico’s Backroads. Boomer adventure guaranteed!

Travel Deals for Boomers

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

The July 4th specials are quickly coming to an end. Get them while you can:

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

Our guest post this week took us to beautiful Taos, New Mexico. If you’d like to explore this beautiful area by car, make sure to check out these tips to enjoying Four Perfect Days in New Mexico.

Headed to Italy for a summer break? Tirol has been on my travel bucket list for a while, and this Guardian article featuring the gorgeous region is really convincing me that it’s time to go!!

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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