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Wild Pacific Trail

Free Virtual Tours for Bored Boomers

Wild Pacific Trail

Free virtual tours are a huge blessing during the times in our lives when we’re can’t travel physically. Just because we’re stuck at home doesn’t mean we can’t stimulate our minds and mental health by visiting a national park, museum or interesting destination. Perhaps you’re recovering from hip replacement surgery, a common experience for many […]

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Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

Tucson Gem Show Travel Tips

Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

It takes a plan to enjoy a trade event as large as the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. My Tucson Gem Show travel tips will take you there.  Held annually since 1955, the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is considered to be one of the largest gem shows in the world—if not THE largest. Visitors […]

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Tips for taking fall road trips

Be in the Know on Fall Road Trips

Tips for taking fall road trips

Are you ready to take some colorful fall road trips in the U.S. before the snow begins to fall? Alan and I are raising our hands high over here in Montana. We love getting out on the road in crisp, autumn weather. While road tripping is one of our favorite ways to travel, we’re not […]

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Starfish in the sand

The Best Summer Weekend Getaways for Boomer Travelers

Starfish in the sand

Cummins is sponsoring this look at summer weekend getaways. Everyone likes a summer weekend getaway, even baby boomers. While we might not have work stress that accumulates during the week, a change of pace is always fun—and good for us. Getting away for the weekend can be tricky. It’s not as easy to avoid the […]

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Discover off-the-beaten-path Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes: Off-the-beaten-path in Montana’s Bitterroot Mountains

Discover off-the-beaten-path Twin Lakes

If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path fun in Montana, Twin Lakes in the Bitterroot National Forest certainly qualifies. Twin Lakes sits at 7,200 ft. with fishing, canoeing—no motorized boats allowed—and hiking available, making this a fun day trip or overnight camping getaway. Since Alan and I aren’t backpackers, we appreciate the opportunity to experience day hikes […]

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Uncrowded Summer destinations in the American West

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Cummins is sponsoring this look at summer travel in the American West. If you’re like Alan and me, traveling in the summer is a challenge. Crowds, especially over the July 4th and Labor Day holidays are not for us. But who wants to stay home during beautiful days filled with long hours of sunlight? We […]

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OMAMA BEACH

Discover France with Road Scholar

Road Scholar is sponsoring this look at how to discover France The 75th anniversary of D-day has focused the world’s attention on France. Baby boomers, especially, experience a special bond with the idea of a trip to France as we remember the WWII stories from our parents, family and friends. Road Scholar has declared France […]

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Large Road Scholar Adventures ship

Becoming a Cruising Scholar with Adventures Afloat

Large Road Scholar Adventures ship

Road Scholar is sponsoring this look at what’s new in small ship cruising for boomer travelers. Are you an inquisitive boomer traveler who enjoys small ship cruising that’s packed with learning and cultural experiences? Nightly shows and formal dress are fun, but approaching a cruise like a scholar has its benefits, especially when cruising to […]

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city steeples with mountains in the background

Baby Boomer Adventure in Turin

city steeples with mountains in the background

Updated 11.20.2019: On a boomer adventure in Turin, discover Italys less-touristy side. You’ll be enchanted! After covering Italy quite extensively over the years, if there’s one thing we have learned it’s that this beautifully vibrant country really is the travel gift that keeps on giving. From Venice and Tuscany to Sardinia and Sicily, there’s so […]

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a bridge over a canal with buildings in the background

Things to Do in Bruges for the Boomer Traveler

a bridge over a canal with buildings in the background

When it comes to exploring Europe, it really pays off to start at some of the most popular capital cities. From Paris to Rome, Madrid and Berlin, you could spend years exploring these vibrant cities. However, if you really want to head to a place that whose old-world charm is just as fascinating, but manages […]

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