Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals.
Waving to y’all from the Oregon coast. Alan and I have traded hot mountain days in the Northern Rockies for balmy weather by the Pacific Ocean. Surely I’ll discover a hidden coastal adventure to share with you.
Well, one week back and I’m off again. This time, I’m headed back to the states to visit family. Hopefully, I have a few adventures to tell you about when I get back. Hope you are all enjoying your summer!
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This Week’s Articles
Japan is filled with an amazing array of sites to see, things to do, and dishes to taste. But if you really want to go off the beaten path in this amazing travel destination, our guest writer, Teresa Otto, is taking us to Japan’s Jigokudani Monkey Park. Just look at those monkey faces!
And I’m taking you on a hike in my corner of Montana: Hiking Kootenai Creek Trail in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana.
Updated this week:
If you’re planning a road trip to Oregon, include Silver Creek Falls State Park in your plans.
Travel Deals for Boomers
We’re on the hunt for the best travel deals for boomers. Look what we found for this week:
I’ve worn Kuru shoes since being introduced to the brand ten years ago. They really are comfortable.
- Have you thought about visiting Traverse City, Michigan, in the fall? These fab fall packages will save you money.
- Columbia Sportswear has a Members Sale! Members receive an additional 20% off Sale Items.
- At IHG: Take 15% off your Labor Day getaway.
- A great way to save money on Chico’s new styles: Buy One, Get One 50% Off Full-Priced Styles.
- Save money on cruise excursions, tours, skip the line tickets and more at Viator.
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
Flying through San Francisco’s airport? Plastic water bottles are now banned. Here’s what you need to know.
Thinking about a digital detox? Here are 5 ways to unplug in Arizona.
Looking to get some summer backpacking trips in before the end of the season? Check out this list of the 10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks. Summer or Fall, these are some amazing routes!
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.