Great places to play in all 50 states of the Union.
Alexandria, Virginia’s Old Town
Guest author Janet Collins takes us across the Potomac River from Washington, DC to the town of Alexandria, Virginia. In addition to offering great deals for thrifty travelers, the city’s historic heart provides a unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the men and women who helped “create” t
America The Beautiful Senior Pass Only $10.00
If you’re 62 or over, a U. S. citizen, or permanent resident, the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass is a super bargain at just $10.00 and is good for life. This is one of the best deals around.
Blue Ridge Parkway Celebrates 81 Years
In 2016 the Blue Ridge Parkway celebrates 81 years of scenic glory for the millions of visitors that have traveled its winding road. Now considered a national treasure, more than 850 million visitors have enjoyed the Blue Ridge, since the Parkway began counting in 1939.
Butterfly House & Bug Zoo, Traverse City Michigan
The new Butterfly House and Bug Zoo opens its doors in the village of Wiliamsburg, just east of Traverse City. Exotic butterflies, bewildering bugs and interesting insects are all on display.
Cheyenne Frontier Days Free Events
If you’re out Wyoming way in mid July you may want to take time to slip on your cowboy boots and help whoop-it-up at Cheyenne Frontier Days. There's plenty to do that won’t cost you a dime.
Empire State Building
The best place to get a big view of the Big Apple? The world-famous Empire State Building. If you’re a senior, you’re entitled to a discounted trip to the top.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater is considered one of the greatest architectural masterpieces of the 20th century.
New York Theatre Discounts
Taking in the theatre and other entertainment venues in New York can be a pricey proposition. Discount tickets are available if you know where to look.
Rest, Relax, and Rejuvenate in Eureka Springs
Eureka Springs is a vibrant little Victorian hide-away that's a great place to visit.
San Francisco for Senior Travelers
Tony Bennett won’t be the only one leaving his heart in San Francisco, especially given the range of deals available to senior travelers. Guest author Janet Collins gives us a tour of San Francisco.
Send Recycled Greeting Cards to Charities
I always hate to throw away all the beautiful Christmas cards and other greeting cards that arrive throughout the year. Here's a way to donate those used cards and they'll get a new life, contribute to a good cause, and won't go into the trash.
St Augustine, Florida
Guest author Janet Collins takes us on a tour of the oldest continuously occupied European-established city in the United States, St. Augustine. Fl. boasts a wide range of activities and points of interest that will appeal to visitors of any age.
Staten Island, New York
The Staten Island Ferry offers more than a free tour of New York City’s famous harbour. It also enables visitors to explore a wide array of attractions on the island borough, many of which are free or offer seniors’ discounts.
Studio Stroll Asheville’s River Arts District
Try a self-guided studio tour to take in Asheville’s vibrant and growing, River Arts District.
The holiday season is a great time to appreciate all those non-material things we have to be thankful for.
The Huntington Library
Guest author Janet Collins visits The Huntington Library. A cultural and botanical oasis within easy reach of downtown Los Angeles, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botancial Gardens offer far more than can be seen in a single visit. Good thing there is a weekday seniors’ discount.
The Soo Locks Of Sault Ste. Marie
For an exciting Great Lakes experience get onboard and be a part of “locking through,” the famous Soo Locks in the twin cities of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Ontario.
Tour Fenton Art Glass Factory In Williamstown, WV
Visitors to Fenton Art Glass can take a free factory tour that lets you feel the heat, as you get up close to the tools, techniques and artisans that turn molten glass into collectible works of art.
Travel the World with Explore.org
Explore.org and the Annenberg Foundation have set up live streaming webcams at Brooks Falls, in Alaska's Katmai National Park. Viewers can watch as brown bears catch salmon at the Falls. This is just one of dozens of remarkable live webcams that allow us to view the magnificent planet earth.
Travel To Your Backyard For Bird Watching
Love to bird watch but can't get away for a birding trip? Try birding in your own backyard by becoming a participant in NestWatch, a nest monitoring database project sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
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