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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.

First Friday Artwalk in Ashland

An Ashland First Friday is an eclectic mix of visual delights, interesting conversations, intimate music and tasty treats.

Full Moon Hike in Athens

Come see the garden come alive at night this spring! Each hike will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations, or nocturnal creatures.

Paso Pops in Paso Robles

Annual Event Moves to Paso Robles Event Center – Tickets On Sale – April 2
Live Music, Family-Friendly Activities and Fireworks!

Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic in Austin

Willie Nelson will return to Circuit of The Americas for his 45th annual Independence Day picnic and music fest.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) in Ashland, Oregon is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation.

ATHFEST Music and Arts Festival 2018 in Athens

The AthFest Music and Arts Festival takes place in historic downtown Athens, GA, showcasing more than 100 bands on three free outdoors stages and a Club Crawl Friday and Saturday nights spanning 14 Athens music venues.

Sunday Brunch & Piano with John Vaughn in Aiken

Enjoy John Vaughn on the piano and a delicious Sunday brunch at The Willcox.

First Saturday Of The Month Vintner & Vines Tour in Paso Robles

Learn about the heritage of Italian grape growing and origins Pelletiere Estate’s rare Italian varieties, compare old world and new world approaches to winemaking and discuss Paso Robles’ unique micro-climate.

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.

Don’t Miss Harvest Weekend in Paso Robles

LET’S HARVEST HAPPINESS - 100 + WINERIES CELEBRATE THE VINTAGE Harvest is the time to visit Paso Robles Wine Country.

Ocktoberfest, Aiken, South Carolina

Cultural event celebrating Oktoberfest with German-inspired food and beer vendors, an authentic Oompah Band performing on the main stage and local music as well.

Cocktails, Canapes & Croquet At The Empress

Croquet has been a longstanding tradition at the Empress Hotel, since the early 20th Century. Women and men, couples and families would head outside to the hotel’s iconic manicured gardens and greens for a friendly game of wickets. Giving an old game a new twist, Croquet at the Empress is back, and it’s better than ever.

Fairmont’s Scent with Le Labo

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts first partnered with Le Labo Fragrances over seven years ago to launch a distinctive in-room amenity line: Rose 31, a hallmark scent of the boutique fragrance maker. The latter
to help create genuine connections between place and people through scent. The line of hair, body and soap products have become a staple of any stay at Fairmont properties across the globe. The appealing
smell of roses features a chorus of warm, spicy, floral, and woodsy notes, special to the Fairmont guest experience.

Fairmont Bee Sustainable Program

For the past 25 years, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has been committed to protecting its local environments through its award-winning Fairmont Sustainability Partnership. This includes the Bee Sustainable Program that features over 20 honeybee apiaries and 8 bee hotels at Fairmont locations around the world.

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club - Bermuda’s Luxury Urban Resort

For over 130 years, the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club has stood as a symbol of luxury and service. Recently and beautifully renovated and with stunning new amenities, the Hotel continues its unrelenting efforts to ensure that guest stays are impeccable and memorable.

Fairmont Austin City’s Largest Hotel, Opens Its Doors!

Austin, Texas is preparing to welcome one of their largest hotels yet. The Fairmont Austin stands at 37 stories high with 1,048 elegant rooms and suites ready for visitors to occupy.

The hotel is proudly soaring in the heart of the city’s central business district. Surrounded by the lush greenery of Palm Park and Waller Creek, while also just steps away from Austin’s diverse entertainment district and most popular eateries. Visitors will be able to indulge in exquisite dining experiences, visit the serene spa and utilize the stunning meeting facilities. Fairmont Austin is your urban oasis in this thriving city.

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.