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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.

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.

Yoga Bend and Brew in Asheville

In effort not only to promote the GO LOCAL philosophy, but to bring yoga to beer lovers as well, we present Bend and Brew!

Western Carolina State Fair

The Western Carolina State Fair is full of family fun!

Texas Craft Brewers Festival in Austin

This is the only beer festival for and by Texas Brewers. Features the best of Texas craft brewers and displays the beer community.

Sunflower Concert Series: Arvin Scott with Marti Winkler in Athens

Drummer/percussionist Scott, an Athens resident who is world renowned as a jazz musician, and his combo will deliver a jazz performance. Jazz singer Winkler will open the show.

Irish Pub Night with Gavin Winship at The Stables in Akien

Gavin from County Durham in Northern England sings, plays guitar, bouzouki and may pull out some Irish pipes and perform Celtic ballads and pub songs. Celtic Music is steeped in history and Gavin loves to share the stories behind the songs.

Townsend Fall Heritage Festival and Old Timers Day in Maryville

A celebration of our mountain heritage with bluegrass music, Appalachian skills, arts and crafts, storytelling and good food.

Pops Under the Stars Outdoor Concert in Las Cruces

An outdoor concert featuring popular music performed by the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra

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.

Fairmont Washington, D.C.

Located in Washington’s fashionable West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, Fairmont Washington, D.C. welcomes guests in capital style. A sunlit urban oasis that soothes the spirit, the Fairmont is the perfect hotel for business or leisure travel. Fairmont Washington,D.C., Georgetown is known for its engaging service and stylish surroundings, offering 415 luxurious and spacious guest rooms and suites that celebrate many local traditions.

Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel

In   December   2015,  Fairmont   Hotels   &  Resorts   welcomed   the   renowned Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel to the company’s unrivaled portfolio of iconic hotels. Built in1915, Claremont offers 276 handsomely restored guest rooms and suites, an impressive clubbed spa, and an unparalleled dining portfolio.

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Basking in San Diego’s endless sunshine, Fairmont Grand Del Mar welcomes gueststo a warm Mediterranean estate, replete with signature charm and Southern California style.Unrivaled Five Diamond service delivers every indulgence, including a championship Tom Faziogolf course, Five-Star spa and exquisite dining.

Santa Suite at the Swissôtel in Chicago

Where does Santa hole up? It could be at Swissôtel Chicago’s Christmas-themed Santa Suite. From now until Christmas Day, you can tour the 41st floor Santa Suite, complete with Christmas trees, a table set for Santa Claus and his reindeer, and a gift for the children on his nice list. Every child who visits the suite will receive their very own keepsake ornament and anyone can write Santa a letter while in the suite.

The Fairmont Winnipeg Offers the Perfect Winter Package!

Escape the grey and overcast weather this year with a winter break in Winnipeg, one of Canada’s sunniest cities. Embrace the dazzling white landscape and blue skies by heading outdoors. Ice skate on the historic Fork’s river trail, snow shoe in Bird’s Hill Park, or simply relax in the thermal pools at Thermea Spa. Celebrate the city’s outdoor culture with great live music, authentically local food and wondrous snow carvings on the ice.

Winter in the City at Fairmont Royal York

Every year for the past 20 years, Fairmont Royal York hosts an annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on the last Friday of November; a free event for anyone to attend located in our historic lobby. It takes a full month to prepare our hotel for this event - with a total of 47 Christmas trees, and 40,000 Christmas bulbs on over 100 wreaths and boughs decorated by two very dedicated full-time “Christmas Elves.” In fact, our magnificent 22ft tall Festive Tree is decorated with more than 15,000 lights and countless vintage ornaments.

This fall experience the best of Chicago-Fairmont

This fall experience the best of Chicago. Overlooking Grant and Millennium Parks, the Fairmont Chicago features 687 guest rooms including 65 suites. For our more discerning guests, reserve our exclusive lifestyle hotel experience, Fairmont Gold. mySpa is an 11,000 sq ft urban sanctuary featuring 8 treatment rooms and a fitness studio. Aria Restaurant is regional American specialties prepared with locally grown ingredients. East meets west at Aria Bar, Chicago’s favorite sushi club. This fall Chicago has some exciting activities to entice you to join us in the Windy 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.