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Amsterdam, Holland: Be Enlightened At The Light Festival PDF Print E-mail


If your travels take you to the festive city at any time, especially nights, between November 28 through to January 19, 2020, enjoy the holiday event. Many areas of the city center are decorated by groups of creative electricity artists from around the world. For schedules, prices and other info, go to amsterdamlightfestival.com

 
Knotts Berry Farm: Free Admission To Active Military & Vets PDF Print E-mail


The famed amusement park is in Buena Park, about a 20-minute drive from Los Angeles. If a vet and your travels alone or with family take you the area, consider spending a free fun day. You’ll enjoy roller coasters, river floats, entertainment, kids’ programs, food and many other features. Entry is free for vets from November 3 to 21, and December 2 to 19. For more info, go to www.knotts.com

 
Hollywood CA: Visit The Spooky Museum Of Death PDF Print E-mail


If your travels take you to the Famed Hollywood Walk of Fame this month, be sure to spend some time in this frightful location. Inside is the world’s largest collection of serial killer artwork. Also antique funeral gear, mortician and coroner instruments, Manson Family memorabilia, pet death taxidermy, crime scene photos and more!

There’s also a branch of the Museum of Death in New Orleans LA. For locations, hours and ticket costs, go to www.museumofdeath.net

 
Sparkling Sundown Over Beautiful San Francisco PDF Print E-mail


Your travel4seniors.com editor caught this fantastic scene shot from an upper floor balcony of the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel. It brought back long-ago memories of the Top Of The Mark. In war years of the 1940s and 1950s, Navy crews had a last visit and drink at the rooftop bar before shipping out to combat in the Pacific.

Then, after coming back to San Francisco from wartime sea duty, they’d gather again at The Top Of The Mark to celebrate their good fortune. Then with nostalgic toasts, remember those shipmates who would never return.

 
Denver, CO: Buckhorn Exchange Serves Top Local Favorites PDF Print E-mail


If your travels take you to downtown Denver, be sure to make a lunch and/or dinner break at this vintage Old West eatery. Since 1893, the menu has included fried rattlesnake, alligator tail, sauteed buffalo steak and the world’s best Rocky Mountain oysters. You’ll go nuts over the taste. buckhorn.com

 
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