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7 Amazing Wineries and More for the Perfect Buellton Getaway – Retirement Travel Article

7 Amazing Wineries and More for the Perfect Buellton Getaway You may not know this, but Buellton is known for great eateries and wine, especially Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Buellton’s unique weather is the secret behind its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The combination of warm days and cool nights is just the right balance for producing these delicate grapes. The pleasant weather also makes this city a perfect year-round getaway destination. Buellton is a charming small town located approximately 45…

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Plan Something Great To Look Forward To! | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Plan Something Great To Look Forward To! | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: June 6, 2020)It’s about time there is some positivity in the world. Positivity can come from all places, but the place we struggle to find it the most is within ourselves. It doesn’t help that there’s so much negativity going around right now. All you have to do is turn on the news and you’ll find something negative on show. It’s as though the world has forgotten…

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Playful Dolphins And Sea Lions On Catalina Island – Retirement Travel Article

Playful Dolphins And Sea Lions On Catalina Island Plan To See The Dolphins And Sea Lions On Catalina Island Catalina Island was the first stop on our cruise down the California coast with Oceania Cruises. We booked a fast boat trip to see the playful dolphins and sea lions on Catalina Island. It was a return visit to Catalina Island for us. David seemed to remember little of that first visit, other than the flying fish that landed in our boat…

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Our Best Gear for Cycling – Retirement Travel Article

Our Best Gear for Cycling If you’re going to do some long distance cycling like we’ve done, pick the right gear to make it as comfortable as possible.This post was updated in May 2020, from an article originally published in 2018. While air travel is largely suspended and we continue to stay close to home, taking walks and riding bikes allow us to get out of the house and into a traveler’s state of mind. Even a short outing can…

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Digest of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 – Retirement Travel Article

Digest of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 Practicing English conversation in a Cambodian school visit on Oknahatey Island outside Phnom Penh.Over the past several years of traveling, we’ve been lucky not only to see so many spectacular places, but to hear fascinating stories from those we’ve met along the way. Among the fortuitous meetings was our virtual connection with Graeme Kemlo of Travel Writers Radio out of Melbourne, Australia. We got to talkin’…and have now contributed dozens of podcast…

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The Alder Bay Resort In Port McNeill BC – Retirement Travel Article

The Alder Bay Resort In Port McNeill BC Post Last Modified – May 13, 2020 Alder Bay Resort RV Park in Port McNeill British Columbia For those of you traveling to Vancouver Island and heading to the northern section, then you simply must make a point of camping at Alder Bay Resort. Situated in the north of the island between the communities of Telegraph Cove to the south and Port McNeill to the north, lies one of the most picturesque…

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Five Reasons to Visit Grand Marais, Minnesota – Retirement Travel Article

Five Reasons to Visit Grand Marais, Minnesota All year round, the skies and water at Grand Marais MN put on a showGrand Marais, far up Minnesota’s north shore of Lake Superior, is often referred to as the gateway to the Gunflint Trail and Boundary Waters Canoe Area, or maybe as the last stop before Canada. Travelers mention passing through Grand Marais on their way to somewhere else. But stay two or three nights and you’ll understand why Grand Marais has…

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In My Backyard: Border Ranges National Park – Retirement Travel Article

In My Backyard: Border Ranges National Park During these crazy times I realise that it’s difficult to even think about travel. In particular overseas travel has been put on the back burner for the majority. Those with travel plans for 2020 have now had to cancel arrangements. My husband and I are currently trying to cancel our flight, cruise and accommodation bookings to Spain and Portugal in late August. We have all started to think about travel within our own…

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National Parks And More On Adventures In Moab Utah – Retirement Travel Article

National Parks And More On Adventures In Moab Utah Discover Great Adventures in Moab Utah After our visit to Salt Lake City, we headed to discover some great adventures in Moab. We knew it would be a great base to explore several of the Utah National Parks – Arches, Canyonlands and Capitol Reef. But we were delighted when we found more great state parks too. One night we headed out for an off-road jeep adventure. We drove along the Colorado…

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Drive Scenic Byway 24 To Goblins Valley And Capitol Reef – Retirement Travel Article

Drive Scenic Byway 24 To Goblins Valley And Capitol Reef Take The Scenic Byway 24 To Goblins Valley And Capitol Reef On the transit day from our stay in Moab to a short overnight stop in Richfield, we took the Scenic Byway 24 to Goblins Valley and Capitol Reef. The drive itself was fascinating with many places along the road for interesting sights. A short stop in Goblins Valley State park provided us with a fun and whimsical view of…

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