How to Travel to See Monarch Butterflies in Mexico
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by Debi Lander
2M ago
Have you always wanted to see the Monarch Butterflies in Mexico? Planning a winter trip to watch the migrating butterflies is a bucket list experience for boomer nature lovers. And it’s important to appreciate them while you can as their winter habit is threatened by illegal logging and climate change. Debi Lander of ByLanderSea, recently traveled to Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Reserves. She shares her experience and tips for how you can visit. I am standing at 10-11,000 feet on a volcanic mountaintop in central Mexico, surrounded by an astonishing sight—millions upon millions of monarch b ..read more
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Ilulissat Icefjord Cruise Excursion: The Best Boat Tour
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by Donna Hull
4M ago
Is your expedition or classic cruise ship calling on Ilulissat on a Western Greenland cruise? While there are several active things to do here, an Ilulissat Icefjord cruise excursion is one of the best choices for seeing the giant icebergs that fill the Icefjord after calving from Jakobshavn Glacier. On our Seabourn expedition cruise through the Northwest Passage, Ilulissat was one of the ports before heading from Greenland across the Labrador Sea to Arctic Canada. The third largest city in Greenland (population 4,670 and almost as many sled dogs), Ilulissat is situated 220 miles north of the ..read more
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52 Best National Park Books for 2024
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by Donna Hull
4M ago
If you are looking for the best national park books, I’ve found 52 that you need to know about! Along with my favorites, you’ll also discover books on every facet of our national parks. Of course you’ll find the usual guides and coffee table books but there is so much more when it comes to books about our national parks. Get ready to learn about cookbooks, art books, history, fiction, books by national park rangers, kids books, and so much more. Let’s get started! National Park Guides There’s nothing like sitting down with a comprehensive guide book to plan a national park trip. Before I know ..read more
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White Stallion Ranch: Multigenerational Fun in Tucson
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by Debi Lander
4M ago
If you are looking for multigenerational fun for your family, there’s no better choice than a dude ranch. For years, the American West, and especially Arizona, has been home to many guest ranches that provide a way for families to develop western skills like horseback riding while experiencing cowboy culture. Debi Lander of ByLanderSea, recently traveled to White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, Arizona, for a multigenerational trip. She shares her family’s experience and what you can expect on a multigenerational dude ranch trip. Although I frequently travel solo, I flew to Tucson, Arizona, to ..read more
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5 Adventures on the Navajo Rez that Boomers Can Do
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by Vera Marie Badertscher
5M ago
Exploring the Navajo Reservation in northern Arizona is one of my favorite baby boomer travel memories. However, with just two visits under my belt, I’m far from an expert. Not to worry. Vera Marie Badertscher became extremely familiar with the area during the ten years that she researched her book, which she co-authored with Charnell Havens, Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist. Today, Vera shares five adventures on the Navajo Reservation that active boomers will want to try. If you have not yet explored the alternate culture that exists on the largest American Indian Reserva ..read more
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North Georgia Mountains Fall Trip Itinerary
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by James Richardson
5M ago
Are you looking for a North Georgia Mountains fall trip itinerary that includes charming towns, waterfalls and lots of fall color? Growing up in Georgia, I loved family trips to the North Georgia Mountains in the fall. But it’s been years since I enjoyed this scenic travel experience. Thankfully, James Richardson is an enthusiastic fan of the area and visits often. He shares his best things to do on a fall road trip to the North Georgia mountains. Mountains are not the first image that pops into one’s mind when the state of Georgia is mentioned. Maybe peaches or Atlanta Braves. I would not hav ..read more
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How to Spend 3 Days in San Miguel de Allende
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by Debi Lander
5M ago
San Miguel de Allende is a popular Mexican destination for many Americans and art lovers. The colorful town, and region, is packed with enough things to see and do that 3 days barely scratches the surface of what to experience. But active boomer travelers must make the best use of the time they have even if it’s only 3 days. Debi Lander of ByLanderSea, shares her tips for visiting this charming destination that includes a UNESCO World Heritage site plus wonderful food and culture. if you’re looking for a San Miguel de Allende 3-day itinerary, keep reading! The colorful city of San Miquel ..read more
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Best Things to Do in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
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by James Richardson
7M ago
Is the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on your travel radar? It’s a lovely region of the United States filled with active travel adventures. James Richardson is an enthusiastic fan of the area. He shares his best things to do in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula so that you can add them to your road trip. Unless you are a “Yooper” – a congenial name referring to residents of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you cannot appreciate Michigan’s scenic beauty and natural resources without visiting the state’s northernmost section. Because the Upper Peninsula contains almost one-third of the land area of the state o ..read more
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Seine River Cruise Highlights: Cruising with Viking
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by Debi Lander
8M ago
Have you thought about a Seine River Cruise in France? After spending a couple of days in Paris (on your own), you’ll board a boat to explore the highlights of Normandy. It’s a wonderful cruising experience for boomers who favor river cruising. Debi Lander of ByLanderSea, recently cruised the Seine River as a guest of Viking River Cruises. After reading her thoughts on this Seine River cruise itinerary, you’ll be booking your next boomer adventure in France. Paris, the City of Light, entices with its lively joie de vie, remarkable architecture, and long history. Where else can you stroll ..read more
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Explore the South on a Southern Musical Road Trip
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by Kathleen Walls
8M ago
Here’s a Southern musical road trip to satisfy any boomer road tripper who loves music. Kathleen Walls (American Roads and Global Highways) introduces an itinerary for a musical road trip in the South that celebrates the history and unique sounds of Southern music. Southern Musical Road Trip itinerary Music in the America South evolved and grew over many years. Evolving into many styles, each musical genre has a unique sound, yet there are lots of relationships between them. It’s fun to take a Southern musical road trip to visit the places that helped create these different types of American m ..read more
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