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Hiking to Hidden Falls in Grand Teton National Park

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Do you enjoy a hike with choices—taking the long way when there’s time or choosing a shorter version that better fits your schedule? The hike to Hidden Falls in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyoming, does just that. Active boomers can walk the long way, reduce the miles with a one-way boat shuttle across Jenny […]

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Hiking to Lower Calf Creek Falls in Grand Staircase-Escalante

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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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Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery in Ronda, North Carolina

Learning to Blend Wine at Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery

Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery in Ronda, North Carolina

How are wines made? Would you like to learn how they are blended to create the perfect mix of acidity, tannin, sweetness, fruit and body? You can do that at Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery in Ronda, North Carolina. When Visit Winston-Salem introduced me to the culture, history and fine dining of the area, a wine […]

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Donna Hull paddleboarding on Maui

Stand Up Paddleboarding on Maui

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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Hiking in Yosemite Park

A Panoramic Hike through Yosemite

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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Visit Ouray, Colorado

Go Off-the-Beaten-Path in Ouray, Colorado

Visit Ouray, Colorado

Do you have a favorite off-the-beaten-path mountain town in Colorado? For Alan and me, Ouray takes that honor. Situated at 7,700 ft in the San Juan Mountains, the former mining town is a quaint counterpart to upscale Telluride—a skip and a jump over the mountains to the west. When it comes to charm combined with fun […]

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

Bond With the Grandkids On a Summer Adventure in Vail

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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Milford Sound

Cruising Milford Sound With Silversea Cruises

Milford Sound

Updated 01.01.2016 The steep-sided cliffs of a fjord mark the entrance to Milford Sound on the West Coast of New Zealand. Standing at the railing on Silver Spirit’s Deck 9, Alan and I marvel as the scenery unfolds in a vertical landscape that undulates in a wave of rugged mountains. Waterfalls — too numerous to count — tumble […]

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