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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

Editor’s note: What started out in 2012 as an article about the African Art Village at the Tucson Gem Show has morphed into my boomer travel tips for the Tucson Gem Show. Each year, I update the information to help you create the best experience at one of my favorite happenings in Tucson, Arizona. Read […]

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Saturday’s scene: standing tall in Tucson

Alan captured this saguaro scene on a backyard hike in Tucson. That’s right, the outer reaches of Saguaro National Park West are about a 10-minute walk from our front door. Until our move to Tucson, I didn’t appreciate these stately giants. In fact, I didn’t like them at all. But after living in the Old […]

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Tucson Celebrates 235 Years

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Did you know that Tucson is celebrating a birthday? That’s right, the Old Pueblo turns 235 years old on August 20, 2010, but the celebration lasts the entire month of August. Baby boomer visitors will find special historic, artistic and entertainment events. Check out tucsonsbirthday.org for the full schedule. And, if you want to celebrate […]

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36 Hours in Tucson for the Active Baby Boomer

Updated 02.17.2017 36 hours in Tucson, Arizona? How would you spend the time? According to an article in the The New York Times, you should visit old standbys like the Pima Air and Space Museum, Saguaro National Park, Cafe Poca Cosa and Maynards Market and Kitchen. Granted, you’ll have fun with the New York Times list of […]

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My Top 3 Tucson Travel Secrets

The view from my favorite Tucson picnic pavillion. A secret that I

Pssst. Baby boomer travelers, want to know a secret? Travel bloggers are revealing their top 3 travel secrets in an internet game of tag. Here, click on over to Barbara Weibel’s blog, Hole in the Donut, for a very good explanation. OK. So back to the secret. My secret. Jill of Travelogged tagged me, so […]

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Celebrating the holiday season in Tucson

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When most of the United States is shivering from cold weather, Tucson residents enjoy balmy temperatures with warm sunshine (although as I write this, it’s cool and a little wet). What baby boomer traveler wouldn’t welcome a trip to Tucson for some holiday warmth? The celebration is in full swing with plenty of activities to keep […]

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US Road Trips

Ideas and Itineraries for the Best US Road Trips Updated 08.12.2018: Since August 2014, we’ve been sharing the best US road trips for baby boomer travelers. Road trips in the U.S. offer incredible opportunities for any serious boomer road warrior. In fact, the biggest challenge to exploring the USA by car or RV is choosing […]

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Three cruise wear outfits

Luxury Cruise Wear for Boomer Women

Three cruise wear outfits

After years of sharing cruise fashion photos on my Facebook profile, many of you have asked me to write more about cruise wear for over 50 women. This is the first of a series of articles about what to wear on a cruise, especially luxury cruises, which is what I know best. One of the […]

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Ferrari test drive in Maranello, Italy

From Donna: Pacific Coast storm watching has long been on our boomer bucket list. This week, Alan and I stood at the window of our Oregon headquarters mesmerized by the strongest storm the Pacific Coast has seen in a long time. No, we didn’t take any photos or videos—shame on us. But it was raining […]

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Visit a national park for good health

Why Visiting a National Park is Good For Your Health

Visit a national park for good health

When you’re planning a U.S. National Park adventure, I’m guessing that the health benefits of national parks rarely cross your mind. You’re probably anticipating scenic views, wildlife watching and nature experiences that will be part of the trip. But visiting a national park for good health is just as important as the natural beauty that you’ll […]

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