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Hiking to Lower Calf Creek Falls in Grand Staircase-Escalante

June 17, 2015
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Waterfall hikes are a treat in the rugged high desert of the American Southwest. On a visit to Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Alan and I discovered one of the best. The hike to Lower Calf Creek Falls is our favorite memory from a road trip along Scenic Byway 12, a designated All American Road at […]

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Exploring the White Pocket

May 21, 2015
White Pocket

If anything piques our travel radar, it’s exploring the many off-the beaten-path travel destinations located throughout our incredible National Park System. Today’s guest writer, Bill Haskamp, is here to tell us all about one of the most remarkable and isolated sites in Vermillion Cliffs National Monument, the White Pocket. By way of introduction, I’m an […]

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Fishing in the Florida Keys: A Boomer Woman’s First Catch

May 19, 2015
Fishing in Islamorada with Capt. Skip Bradeen.

Fishing in the Florida Keys? This travel princess? Those were my thoughts when I learned a Florida Keys press visit would include a half-day fishing charter with Captain Skip Bradeen on the Blue Chip Too. When our group of travel writers arrived at Whale Harbor Marina in Islamorada, my misconceptions about offshore fishing were about […]

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Stand Up Paddleboarding on Maui

May 12, 2015
Donna Hull paddleboarding on Maui

Trying a new-to-you active travel experience is energizing. The empowerment from learning a new skill lasts for days and results in unforgettable travel memories. I’m convinced that it also keeps this boomer thinking young. That’s why I said yes to a stand up paddleboarding lesson offered by Visit Maui during a trip to Hawaii’s Valley […]

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A Panoramic Hike through Yosemite

April 29, 2015
Hiking in Yosemite Park

Yosemite is certainly one of the most popular National Parks in the country. With its breathtaking landscape full of majestic peaks and deep valleys, a photography hike in Yosemite is a must for any boomer adventurer’s bucket list. Today’s guest writer and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel Photo Discovery, take us on one of […]

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Bond With the Grandkids On a Summer Adventure in Vail

April 10, 2015
Bond with the grandkids on a summer adventure in Vail. Photo by @Greg Ennis. ©Keystone

Alan and I are big fans of active travel, especially when it comes to multigenerational trips. RockResorts has sponsored my article on bonding with grandkids over a summer adventure in Vail, Colorado. Let’s play a game for a minute. Close your eyes. Now think back to your favorite memories of your grandparents. Bet I can guess what […]

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Spend a Day With Art and History on Reynolda Road

April 8, 2015
The garden at Reynolda House in Winston-Salem

As I drive along Winston-Salem’s Reynolda Road, the trees and landscaping that border the sidewalks, remind me of the beauties of a southern landscape. It’s a pleasant meander through residential areas punctuated by pockets of businesses, museums, and the gates to Wake Forest University. In the early to mid 1900‘s, tobacco and textile tycoons lived […]

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Off the Wine Trail in Sonoma County

March 31, 2015
Fort Ross State Park

Traveling on a Coastal California road trip is one of our favorite memories—the scenery—the food—the wine—it’s all good. But what if you’re not a wine lover? Will you find enough to do when your road trip reaches Sonoma County? Today’s guest writer and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel Photo Discovery, says “absolutely” if you follow his advice for […]

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Off the Beaten Path in Finger Lakes

March 17, 2015
Taughannock Falls

Although New York City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the US, there is actually way more to the state than just the Big Apple. Today’s guest writer, Brette Sember from Travel Shopper Expert, is taking us upstate to the beautiful Finger Lakes region. Finger Lakes is quite popular as New York’s […]

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How Many Lives Can We Have?

February 26, 2015
Paragliding over Maui

From a very young age, we are taught to behave ourselves. Use your inside voice! Don’t spoil your appetite! You can’t wear that on the street! Walk, don’t run! Be a good girl! Be a good boy! Well, what happens if we don’t want to be good anymore? Just when is it okay to not […]

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