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Whether we’re in New Zealand, cruising in Alaska or visiting a National Park, a good hike is one of our favorite ways to experience a destination. We’re sharing some of our favorite hikes from around the world. Check back often as we add to the list.

Hiking Plateau Mountain

If your cruise ship stops in Longyearbyen, Norway, take the hike to Plateau Mountain. Read about our cruise excursion experience by clicking on Hiking Plateau Mountain.

Hiking the Abel Tasman Coast Track

Explore this world class New Zealand hiking trail on a 3 to 5 day journey or take a day hike like we did. Click on Hiking the Abel Tasman Coast Track to read more about our experience.

Tips for Hiking Kootenai Creek Trail

Put this cool summer hike on your list if you’re visiting the Bitterroot Valley of Montana. To read about our experience, click on Tips for Hiking Kootenai Creek Trail.

Hiking to Bullhead Lake in Glacier National Park

This Glacier National Park hike that we experienced with Road Scholar is the best ever. To read more about it, click on Hiking to Bullhead Lake in Glacier National Park.

Hiking Avalanche Lake Trail

One of Glacier National Park’s most popular trails, the hike to Avalanche Lake is a moderately easy trail through old growth forest with the reward of a glacial-fed lake at the turn around point. Click on Hiking Avalanche Lake Trail to read more about our experience.

Tips for Hiking Montana’s Mystic Lake Trail

The 14-mile drive down a dirt road is worth it when you’re on the way to hike Mystic Lake Trail near Fishtail, Montana. To read our hiking tips, click on Tips for Hiking Montana’s Mystic Lake Trail.

Elk Lake Hike in Montana

Are you looking for an active travel adventure in Montana? Hiking is one of the best ways to experience the wildness of the Treasure State. And, with trails available for every level of hiker, there’s no reason to sit on the cabin porch, especially when you can hike to Elk Lake. Read about our experience by clicking on Elk Lake Hike.

Hiking Adventure in Big Bend National Park

Big Bend near El Paso, Texas, offers rugged terrain, a diverse habitat and plenty of boomer adventure. Read Deborah Lonergen’s hiking advice by clicking on Hiking Adventure in Big Bend National Park.

Oregon’s Cascade Head Hike

You’ll find this hike on the Oregon coast just north of Lincoln City. Click on Oregon’s Cascade Head Hike to read about our experience.

Hiking With History on Kodiak Island

If your cruise ship makes it all the way to Kodiak Island, Alaska, you’ll discover beautiful views combined with WWII history on the trail at Ft. Abercrombie State Historical Park. Click onHiking With History on Kodiak Island to read more about our experience.

Discovering an Old Growth Forest

On Glacier National Park’s Avalanche Lake Trail, we discovered the peacefulness of an old growth forest. To learn more about our experience, click on Discovering an Old Growth Forest.

Eight Great Hiking Trails in Yosemite National Park

From easy to moderately difficult, hiking in Yosemite National Park is a great way to see the immense beauty of the park itself. There are many trails, but we’ve broken them down into eight great ones. To read more, click on Eight Great Hiking Trails in Yosemite National Park

Hiking the North Rim of the Gunnison National Park

Gunnison National Park is a hiker’s dream come true. Located along the North Rim at Black Canyon, the views were outstanding. Click on Hiking the North Rim at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park to read more about our experience.

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