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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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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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Okefenokee swamp

A Visit to Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp for the Boomer Traveler

Visiting Okefenokee Swamp is for you, if you’re a fan of canoeing with alligators, birdwatching or cycling next to a lush, riparian landscape. We recommend Folkston as your headquarters. Out of all of the swamps in the world, Okefenokee Swamp certainly wins for the catchiest name. Known as one of the seven natural wonders of […]

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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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mountains and desert with white clouds in the sky

One-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary for Boomer Travelers

mountains and desert with white clouds in the sky

  There are many things to see and do in the American Southwest. From a variety of national parks like the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley to charming little towns, this area of the the country is really exceptional. Today’s guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently took a boomer road trip through the […]

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ruins of old cathedral surrounded by green grass

Road Tripping through Scotland on a Highlands Tour

ruins of old cathedral surrounded by green grass

Driving the open roads is by far one of our most favorite ways to explore any destination—especially one as stunning as Scotland. Remember our article about exploring castles on a Scotland roadtrip? Guest contributor Shaly Pereira from traveltoes85 has already taken us to beautiful Stirling, but now she’s here to take us on a Scotland […]

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plaza with fountain and statue in the middle

How to Take a Self-Guided Antwerp Walking Tour

plaza with fountain and statue in the middle

When it comes to exploring Europe, sometimes there’s just not enough time. Between the bustling capital cities and small, off-the-beaten-path villages, it takes years to fully see everything worth seeing. A charming city like Antwerp, for example, needs at least a few days to really get a feel for just how wonderful the city is. […]

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Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Exploring Coolidge Ghost Town in Southwest Montana

Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Do you enjoy ghost town hunting during boomer travel adventures? If you said, yes, then plan a road trip to Montana. Like much of the Rocky Mountains, The Treasure State is filled with ghost towns waiting to be explored. So far, Alan and I have visited two Montana ghost towns. We enjoyed the restored ghost […]

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Northern lights over a village as seen on a northern lights cruise.

You’re Guaranteed Bucket List Experiences on a Northern Lights Cruise

Northern lights over a village as seen on a northern lights cruise.

Visit Norway and Hurtigruten are sponsoring this look at cruising Norway’s coast on a winter travel adventure. A curtain of green light undulates in the dark winter sky, and the swirling pattern fades from green to purple to blue, taking my breath away… At least, that’s how I imagine the scene on a Northern Lights […]

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