Join Grans on the Go for our Alaskan Cruise, July 11, 2020

Grand Princess Group Cruise, July 11, 2020

We are very excited to announce our first group cruise and cruisetour for July 11, 2020. At this time, about 50 people who follow Grans On The Go plan to join in the fun. Many of the group come from Alabama, with other friends and relations planning to meet us in Alaska!  Please let us know if you have friends or family who would like to join us.

7 Great Things To Do In Bryson City, N.C.

Tubing in Deep Creek, Smoky Mountains National Park

Whether a mountain hike or tubing down a wilderness spring is your idea of the perfect outdoor getaway, there are plenty of fun things to do in Bryson City, N.C.  The Great Smoky Mountains are ideal for those on a quest for serenity, adventure, or a little of both. With the region’s natural beauty and thrilling outdoor activities to choose from, your family vacation or a girls’ trip is bound to be a success. Pamper Yourself By Staying at Lakeview at Fontana Staying at Lakeview at Fontana was Shangri-la for our group of girlfriends celebrating some of our “Medicare Birthdays.”  …

Use Facebook Messenger App to stay connected by video to your family and friends during a quarantine

Stay connected during quarantine!

The times are tough for grandparents who can’t see their family and grandchildren during this quarantine. Your bridge group misses seeing each other. Your small group can’t get together anymore. The family luncheons have been canceled. Don’t miss out on everyday contact and viewing their sweet faces. One of the apps that we suggest is the Facebook Messenger App. Facebook Messenger App Most people use Messenger to send a few messages back and forth to their Facebook friends. But did you know you can have a group video chat on Facebook Messenger? How to use Facebook Messenger for group video …

Alaska Cruises on Princess – Everything you need to know about baggage

Baggage for Alaska Cruises with Princess

It’s finally time to pack for Alaska cruises on Princess! But there are so many websites to search for luggage detail limits: domestic airlines, Alaska Railroad, Princess ships, and motor coaches. Where do you begin? We have simplified the process by telling you about popular sizes to use for air, rail, ships, and motor coaches. Detailed guidelines for luggage sizes and other suggestions are outlined below.

7 Easy Steps to Prepare for a Princess Alaska Cruise

Whale over the water in Alaska Photo credit to Pixabay

Grans On The Go’s travel group is taking a Princess Alaska Cruise! We’re just six months away from setting sail, and many of us are cruising for the first time. The information can be overwhelming, so I hope to point you in the direction to find what you’re looking for on the Princess.com website. Navigating the Princess Alaska Cruise Website 1. Set Up A “My Princess” Login If you haven’t already, establish your Princess.com login. After the initial setup, the Welcome Page will come up with your name and the Cruise Option you’ve already reserved. Booking Details with a confirmation …

Hike Alabama's Dismals Canyon and Visit Rattlesnake Saloon

Hike Dismals Canyon in North Alabama

Dismals Canyon — just a short drive from Birmingham If you love to hike, one of the best hikes is in northwest Alabama. Dismals Canyon is privately owned and located in Phil Campbell, only about an hour and a half drive from Birmingham. The area was designated a “national nature landmark” in 1975. It spreads 85 acres and is definitely one of the most amazing natural areas in our state. The hike also features two waterfalls along with hidden chambers and small caverns for those who also enjoy exploring caves. Appreciate the gift of nature As a young child, my …

Discover an Antelope Canyon Tour in Page, Arizona

First steps inside Antelope Canyon

The formations in Antelope Canyon, a magnificent slot canyon just east of Page in Arizona, are a photographer’s dream. Take an Antelope Canyon Tour with tall swirling walls. It’s a monumental sandstone sculpture all by itself. The canyon appears like something from another world, with its wave-like structures as the light beams shine down into the openings of the canyon.

Veteran’s Day Is a Time to Honor all Veterans

My father always felt that Veteran’s Day was a time to honor all veterans, not just “us old guys” as he would say. He was a U.S. Marine for 34 years and served in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Every time someone thanked him for his service, he said,”Thank you, but be sure to thank the young men and women who are serving today.” Maybe he remembered being a 17-year old high school graduate entering the Marines during WWII. But I think it was who he was, turning attention to those he thought more deserving of thanks. He spoke at numerous …