Travel Planners for Boomers

Planning a trip is almost as fun as taking it. Our travel planners for boomers provide the information and tips you need to make the most of your trip.

Although some adventurous souls may hit the open road with little more than a toothbrush and a dream, we prefer a more structured approach. To plan your next trip, take a look at our travel planners, both location-specific and by topic. They include online sites, books, guides and gear that we use in our own boomer travels, plus links to all of the articles we’ve published on the topic.

Be sure to come back often as we continue to update and verify recommended travel resources and gear for you. Or subscribe to the My Itchy Travel Feet Weekly Broadcast to be the first to know!

usa road trip planner

USA Road Trip Planner: The Best Tips for Exploring America

Baby boomers and U.S. road trips are a natural combination. Most of us grew up taking summer vacations in the family car. Now that we’re empty nesters and mostly retired, it’s time to revisit America’s scenic places on boomer road trips. If you enjoy slow journeys filled with old favorites or new discoveries, you’ve come […]

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National Park Travel Planner

National Park Travel Planner for Baby Boomer Travelers

Planning a national park vacation? Start with our National Park Travel Planner. Traveling with a plan makes life so much easier, don’t you agree? Our National Parks Travel planning starts with deciding where to go, what to do and, of course, determining what to take. Alan and I begin with online travel research, followed by […]

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Three Lakes Loop Trail in Southeast Alaska

Taking a day hike on your next trip? Start with our Hiking Planner for Boomer Travelers

A Hiking Planner to help boomer travelers prepare for the best day hikes Will you be hiking on your next boomer travel adventure? Whether you’re hitting the trail on a road trip, as a shore excursion, or in a national park, our Hiking Planner introduces you to the best trails for boomers, where to find […]

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Luxury Cruise Planner for Boomers

When it comes to luxury cruises for boomers, Alan and I know our stuff. Since 2001, we’ve spent over 400 nights on luxury cruise ships. Make the most of your cruise with our Luxury Cruise Planner After almost 20 years of cruising on small luxury cruise ships like Seabourn, Silversea, and Regent, we really do […]

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Logan's Pass Glacier

Montana Travel Planner for Boomer Travelers

There’s so much to see and do in the sprawling state of Montana. With lots of active boomer travel options, our Montana Travel Planner shows you where to go, what to do and, of course, what to bring on a Big Sky vacation. Come back often as we continue to update and verify our recommended […]

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three lakes loop trail

Alaska Travel Planner

Use our Alaska Travel Planner for your next boomer adventure. There are so many active travel options in the beautiful state of Alaska that it’s hard to know which one to choose first. Are you totally confused from planning an Alaska trip? We can help! Whether you’re driving the Alaska Highway, exploring on an Alaska […]

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Cassiar Highway Mountains

Canada Travel Resources

Canada Travel Resources Canada travel really does have it all, but, frankly, that’s part of the problem when planning a Canadian adventure. There’s just so much to see and do! Take a look below at some of our Canada Travel Resources, including the online sites, books and products that we use to plan our boomer […]

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Donna and Alan Hull at Lake Como near Hamilton, Montana

Winter Travel Planner

In our Winter Travel Planner, boomers who enjoy bit of cold weather fun, will find the resources, products and tips to enjoy a winter trip. Some of the links on this page are referral links. Read our Disclosure. Winter Travel Planner for Boomers Although spring and summer are the most popular seasons to travel, don’t […]

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Utah Travel Resources

Utah has been blessed with an amazingly diverse landscape. In fact, visiting all of the “Mighty Five” national parks, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands should be on everyone’s bucket list. However, even for the most ambitious traveler, that’s a lot for one trip. To really experience Utah, we recommend taking your time […]

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Rangiroa diving

South Pacific Cruising Guide

South Pacific Cruising Guide Everyone’s bucket list is different, however, it’s not uncommon to find the South Pacific is high atop most  boomer travelers’ lists of dreamed about adventures. Thankfully, we’ve traveled to this beautiful part of the world a few times, and each trip has been a fantastic adventure. Our articles, photos, and recommended […]

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Hawaii Travel Planning Resources

Hawaii Travel Planner: handpicked travel resources for your next trip to the islands! With so much to do in Hawaii, planning a trip can be a bit daunting. Full of exotic landscape and extensive coastlines, luxurious fun in the sun is a must. However, there are also endless opportunities for active boomer travel adventures as […]

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Gila Wilderness

New Mexico Travel Planner

Explore the Land of Enchantment with our New Mexico Travel Planner Planning a trip to gorgeous New Mexico? The Land of Enchantment is filled with scenery, culture and lots of off-the-beaten-path destinations to explore. From artsy Santa Fe to the new White Sands National Park, boomer travelers will find plenty to see and do. This […]

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Subiaco, Italy

European Road Trip Planner for Boomer Roadtrippers

Considering a driving trip in Europe? You’ll need our European Road Trip Planner Planning a European Road Trip is both exciting and frustrating. Where to go? What to see? How to get there? The options are overwhelming. However, with a little bit of patience and a lot of research, European road trips can be incredibly […]

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Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela

Spain Travel Planner

Use our Spain Travel Planner for a fun boomer trip to Spain One could travel for years throughout the Iberian Peninsula and not grow tired of all that Spain has to offer. Full of rich historic sites, intriguing culinary hotspots and an overall zeal for the good life, a trip to Spain won’t leave you […]

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Subiaco, Italy

Italy Travel Planner

Boomers love traveling to Italy, especially when they use our Italy Travel Planner Planning a trip to Italy is both exciting and frustrating. With so many incredible things to see and to do, narrowing your trip down can be a bit overwhelming. To help you with the planning, and hopefully add a bit of inspiration […]

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