Glacier & Yellowstone Parks by Rail

Another excursion Vacation by Rails has is their tours to Yellowstone & Glacier. This article will focus on Glacier National Park (one of my favorite parks) since I discussed Yellowstone in depth in previous articles. Besides Amtrak, who is now starting their own escorted tours this year, only one other tour company offers a tour…

Great Parks of the Southwest

Great Parks of the Southwest Tour

As I said in my last article, this is the time of year people are planning vacations. Some look for summer vacations and others look at September/October tours when the kids are back in school. If you are looking at National Parks, one of my personal favorites is Yellowstone and Glacier. Summer is the best…

Yellowstone National Park

Travel to Yellowstone National Park

Have you visited Yellowstone National Park yet? Some people like the ocean and beach; others like to travel to the mountains. Some go by car, train, plane, or cruise ship. No matter how you get there, going on vacation is something almost everyone looks forward to. Last time we looked at Seattle & the Pacific…

Grand Canyon for Seniors, Bryce Canyon for Seniors, Zion National Park for Seniors

Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park

Advice and tips for seniors traveling to the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion National Park. Learn how to safely travel with a group. One Trip You Must Make Before You Die Patricia Schultz’s 1,000 Places to See Before You Die isn’t for seniors, especially those of us now in our eighth decade. Regrettably, we…


National Wonders: Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas

Winner of National Geographic Traveler’s Essay Contest “Place of a Lifetime”  By night, the moat wall is a stargazing platform. No pesky street lamps, no car lights; no lights whatsoever to distract from shooting stars that fall into the Gulf of Mexico. Welcome to Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas National Park. Only a sky this…


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