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Welcome to Best Boomer Towns

You are a Baby Boomer if you were born between 1946 and 1964. You are educated, active and resourceful. You are searching for less stress and more living, you may be an empty nester, you prefer less traffic, fewer taxes and more fresh air and exciting activities! There are no rocking chairs in your future - you prefer pilates, hiking, biking, volunteering, wine club, book club, university classes, surfing the web, telecommuting, yoga, golf, tennis, walking your dog, senior dating and plenty of social activities.

St. George Art And Studio Tour

The new St. George / Art and Studio Tour is a free, self-guided weekend tour and celebration of the St George Art community! As part of a county-wide Art and Studio Tour season, it will run the 3rd week of the month, from Sept.-June.

Reno Hot August Nights

Every August, the streets of Virginia City, Reno and Sparks vibrate with the sound of muffled rumbles of rebuilt engines, rays of sunlight glinting off the polished chrome and heavy scents of Dapper Dan hair pomade fill the air. Droves of spectators line the sidewalks for a glimpse into the past, a time when a driver’s license and a hot car were all anyone needed or wanted on a Saturday night.

Join us for a trip down memory lane or a new adventure. Whichever way you look at it, this nostalgic event has it all.

Prescott Free Naturalistic Walks!

Spark your “natural” curiosity with our trained volunteer Naturalists as they take you on a journey through the Central Arizona Highlands! Each FREE Walk can be up to 1 and a half hours long, and Naturalists can adapt walks to participant’s needs and desires.

Pinehurst Family Movie Night

Grab a blanket, lawn chair and family, friends, and neighbors, and come watch a movie under the stars. 

Charlottesville Italian Food Festival

Tavola’s Italian food & wine tasting festival (in the spirit of the street fairs of Poggio) will be a tribute to it’s “sister restaurant”  and feature dishes inspired by Chef Roberta Vivetta Cintelli’s residency. We will open up to the street in front of the restaurant and set up tasting stations for a convivial celebration of Italian culture.

Columbia, Missouri Art District

The North Village Arts District is committed to the cross-pollination of art, audience, entertainment and community. The North Village Arts District encourages their neighboring merchants of all kinds to invest in the development of our district by also opening doors, and participating in this monthly event — a collaborative community effort to awaken locals and visitors alike to the art and energy that is the heart and soul of the North Village Arts District.

There will be free entertainment and light refreshments.

Bend, Oregon Concerts

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the season of live music in Bend, Oregon

Fall In Austin

The beautiful fall weather here in Austin beckons us outside to explore all of the city’s many parks and trails, followed by a stop by one of the many restaurants and cafes offering outdoor dining. Now is the time to meet up with friends and take in the fresh air because is doesn’t get any better than fall in Austin.

Dream of Owning a Home in Athens, Georgia Area?

Are you moving to the “Classic City” and need to purchase a new home? Are you interested in selling your current home in the Greater Athens Georgia area? How about purchasing an investment real estate near the University of Georgia?

Fort Collins Spring Canyon Community Park

If you haven’t visited the brand new Spring Canyon Community Park in Fort Collins then you are missing out.  The 100-acre park is loaded with facilities including the largest playground I have ever seen…I mean it is breathtaking when you first see it.  If you have kids then this is a must see park and I’ll guarantee it will become their favorite place to go.

Choose Your Moment in Hawaii

From lush rainforests to pristine white-sand beaches, each island has its own magical moments and both Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui and Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii offer a breathtaking array of tantalizing tropical experiences for guests this summer.

Choose Your Moment in California

California offers something for everyone, with vibrant and eclectic cities, a mild climate year-round, and beautiful beaches and mountains.

Choose Your Moment in the Western Canadian Mountains

The Western Canadian Mountains provide travelers with almost 800 magnificent miles of stunning natural beauty to explore and enjoy. From incredible alpine experiences for adventure-lovers to championship golf courses and award-winning spas for those seeking a more leisurely pace, Fairmont offers breathtaking experiences all summer long.

Choose Your Moment in New York

New York is unquestionably one of the most thrilling destinations in the world to explore and enjoy, and there is no better place to indulge in the quintessential Manhattan moment than at The Plaza, A Fairmont Managed Hotel.

Choose Your Moment in Québec City

With its exquisite Old World charm and convenient New World location, Québec City offers an irresistible mix of historical romance and contemporary culture.

Choose Your Moment in Bermuda

Combining sparkling island spirit with classic colonial charm, Bermuda is known the world over for its balmy breezes, rosy pink beaches—and those famous shorts.

Choose Your Moment in Alberta

Alberta offers the best of both worlds – boundless energy and activities in Edmonton and an authentically Western experience in Calgary. Fairmont Hotel Macdonald allows guests to enjoy every moment in the vibrant Alberta metropolis, where they can spread a blanket under the sun or stars at the magnificent Elk Island National Park;

Art Treasures and Museums In and Around Prescott, Arizona

This book is a wonderful guide to both well-known and less popular points of interest in the Prescott area. The historical detail has obviously been well researched and is very fascinating, making the book an invaluable, must-have companion. The accompanying photographic documentation is also very complete.

The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & The Western North Carolina Mountains, 3rd Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & The Western North Carolina Mountains, 3rd Edition

All in all, it is a unique and valuable resource for promoting our mountain paradise.—Asheville Citizen Times

The Ultimate Guide is thoroughly researched, organized for easy use, and illustrated with many of Pantas own gorgeous pen and ink drawings.—Hendersonville Times-News

How to Love Your Retirement

How to Love Your Retirement

How to Love Your Retirement shows the baby-boom generation how to plan for, and succeed at, this stage of life, whether relaxation, travel, education, or even a new occupation is the goal. Packed with helpful, entertaining stories and real-life advice from hundreds of retirees who are making the most of their post-work lives, this honest and useful guide covers such topics as how to pick the best time to retire; learning to live with a spouse 24/7; staying fit; starting fresh in business, love, and family; traveling; going back to school; and more.

The New Retirement

The New Retirement

In ‘The New Retirement’, global economic strategist Sherry Cooper explains that the boomer generation will be reaching traditional retirement age very soon and the enormous wave of boomer retirees will crest in 2025. This phenomenon will profoundly affect the labour markets, the economy, and financial markets for decades. But will boomers retire the way their parents did? Will they work longer and transition gradually into semi-retirement?

The New Professional Person’s Retirement Lifestyle

The New Professional Person’s Retirement Lifestyle

Are you among the millions of inspired professional people who are contemplating retirement? Perhaps you are already retired. A significant issue that you will have to deal with is what to do with all of that time.

Without a doubt, retirement today does not resemble our parentsí retirement. We are living longer, more active lives. For most retired professionals, playing bingo and going to the local lodge may not be a vision for the future.

Retired with Husband: Superwoman’s New Challenge

Retired with Husband: Superwoman’s New Challenge

Witty, optimistic blueprint for the first-wave boomer Superwoman to ensure a successful second adulthood for both herself and her husband, also nearing retirement. Full of references to the first-wave boomer experience (sixties through today), the book borrows from corporate reengineering strategy to guide the couple with a vision statement, goals, and objectives that speak to them. Author is a Superwoman herself and makes that psyche transparent in the book, writing from her experience.