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SENIORS TRAVEL TO THE UPPER PENINSULA

Nov 8th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

The UP Draws Seniors Isle Royal is a gorgeous island that senior travelers will find located in the northwest  of Lake Superior in upstate Michigan. The island and the smaller islands and waters they encompass make up Isle Royale National Park.  Isle Royale is not small: 45 miles long and 9 miles wide, with an [...]



SENIORS ENJOY LAST MINUTE TRAVEL

Nov 7th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Benefits of Last Minute Travel LMT (Last Minute Travel) is finding more and more seniors who are willing to take off in a minute’s notice for big savings on travel deals. With LMT your will find that you can book by phone and save big, including hotel deals with 30% savings.// Find your trip and [...]



BEST FAITH-BASED TOURS FOR SENIORS

Nov 6th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors Seek Faith-Based Travel More and more travel companies are catering to the desires of senior travelers who find that their interests lie in Faith-Based Spiritual Travel & Tour Packages. Faith-based travel is the perfect way to build community by intimately exploring the roots and stories of one’s faith with fellow believers. The power of [...]



SENIORS TRAVEL TO NASHVILLE

Nov 5th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors, Do You Know of a Town Called Nashville? Well, Google found several for me. The US Census Bureau lists a total of 12 towns with the name Nashville.  Nashville, Iowa, not on the list, was only about ten miles from my hometown of Monmouth.  It was quite small and probably was not really even [...]



SENIOR TRAVEL TO WEAVERVILLE, CA

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors Rush to Old Gold Rush Town Weaverville, California made the list for Best Small Towns in a recent copy (09/10/2012) of Budget Travel magazine.  It’s small alright with a population of only 3,600 happy souls.  Sure you’ll find a saloon, a main street and some old hitching posts but the 138 year old Chinese [...]



BEST SENIOR CULINARY TOURS

Nov 1st, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors Choose Culinary Tours Doesn’t a culinary tour sound like fun, seniors? A vacation that includes great food and a food adventure as well.  Right off the top I discovered an Italy Cooking Vacation.  Small group All-Inclusive Italian Cooking, Wine & Cultural Vacations offers you the magical experience of Italian culture like nothing else can. [...]



SENIOR TRAVEL TO BEAUFORT, NC

Oct 31st, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

…a Cool Small Town Beaufort North Carolina, population 4,039, was selected by  Budget Travel as a super small town for senior travelers to visit. They note that Beaufort has “Southern charm with a dash of salty seaside spirit.”  How about that?  Sound like someplace you’d like to see for yourself?  I would.// Check out these [...]



SENIOR TRAVEL TO STE. GENEVIEVE, MO

Oct 30th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Senior Visitors Love Ste. Genevieve When senior citizens think of Colonial America, we generally think of the old parts of Boston,  lovely New England port towns such as Marblehead or Spanish colonial towns such as St. Augustine. America’s heartland has some colonial traces too. The best preserved and most distinct is the French colonial town [...]



SENIOR CITIZENS VISIT RYE, NY

Oct 29th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Rye, a Flavor Seniors Crave Rye, NY has a certain “flavor” to its name. Located in Westchester County, New York, with a population around 15,000,  it was selected by Budget Travel as one of the Nicest Small Cities in the country.  So, that’s enough to set  jeb off on a journey to see if senior [...]



SENIORS TRAVEL TO LAS CRUCES

Oct 26th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

The City of The Crosses Las Cruces, New Mexico is one of the best kept secrets of the American Southwest.  Centuries ago, Spanish explorers brought their faith, culture, language and way of life to this land. Today, over 400 years later, the past is a living treasure alive in everything from the traditional architecture, to [...]