Active boomer travel
We think experiencing an activity that’s slightly challenging, or one that is new to us, is exhilarating. Our motto: we’ll try anything (within reason) once. If we really love it, we’ll go back and do it again. Why not expand your horizons by trying some of our favorites? And don’t worry, these are doable for most boomers.
Hiking Around the World
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. Read about some of our favorite hikes from around the world by clicking on Hiking Around the World.
Boomer Adventures in Hawaii
If you’re an active boomer looking for fun, you’ll find plenty of it in Hawaii. While lounging on the beach with a tropical drink in your hand is relaxing, Hawaii offers so much more. In between sun worshiping, plan an adventure from our list of first-hand reports by clicking on Boomer Adventures in Hawaii
Floatplane Tour of Misty Fjords
When your ship stops in Ketchikan, get away from the crowded port by exploring Misty Fjords National Mounment on a floatplane tour. Click on Floatplane Tour of Misty Fjords to read about our experience.
Walking on a Glacier
On an adventure cruise in southeastern Alaska, we hiked on Baird Glacier. It was one of our most memorable boomer adventures. To learn more, click on Walking on a Glacier.
Floating With Icebergs in LeConte Bay, Alaska
Riding a skiff through a maze of icebergs in LeConte Bay, Alaska is a small ship cruise excursion that we’ll always remember. Read about our experience by clicking on Floating With Icebergs in LeConte Bay, Alaska.
Day-tripping Through New Zealand’s Glacier Country
For a close-up glacier experience, nothing beats the convenience of Franz Josef and Fox Glacier on the South Island of New Zealand. Read about our experience by clicking on Day-tripping Through New Zealand’s Glacier Country.
Exploring in Yankee Boy Basin
This four-wheel-drive adventure in Yankee Boy Basin near Ouray, Colorado, offers scenic views mixed with driving adventure. Click on Exploring in Yankee Boy Basin to read more about our experience.
Four-wheel Adventure in California Gulch
On a mid-summer four-wheeling adventure in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, we discovered wildflowers and more. To learn more, click on Four-wheel Adventure in California Gulch.
Walking Tour of Bergamo
Take our self-guided walking tour of Bergamo to discover a medieval city that continues to thrive. It’s a long day trip from Lake Como but definitely worth the time and effort. Click on: Walking Tour of Bergamo to read more about our experience.
Spend a Day in Cinque Terre
The string of five villages perched along Italy’s rugged Ligurian coast, deserves more attention than just one day. But if you’re a traveler who’s pressed for time, one day exploring the area is better than not seeing it at all. Read more about our experience by clicking on: Spend a Day in Cinque Terre.
Take a Walking Tour in Schwerin
Discover a walkable German city with cobblestone streets, historic half-timbered buildings and a castle that sits in the middle of a lake on a charming walking tour. To read about our experience, click on Take a Walking Tour in Schwerin.
Spend an Active Day in Bergen
Walking the old historic section of Bergen, Norway, and hiking on Mt. Floyen makes for an active day. Book the experience as a cruise excursion or do it on your own. Want to learn more? Click on: Spend an active day in Bergen.
Snorkeling at Moon Reef
If you’re traveling to Fiji, plan a snorkeling adventure at Moon Reef. Read about our independent cruise excursion by clicking on Snorkeling at Moon Reef.
Sea Kayaking at Refugio State Park
Looking for an adventure on the Pacific Ocean near Santa Barbara, California? Click on Sea Kayaking at Refugio State Park to read about Donna’s experience.
Hot Air Balloon Adventure in Utah
Nothing beats the exhilaration of riding in a hot air balloon high over the winter landscape of Bluff, Utah. To read more about our experience, click on Hot Air Balloon Adventure in Utah.
Kayaking Down the Ichetucknee River
Don’t spend all your time on the beach in Florida. Head on over to the clear waters of the Ichetucknee River for a fun boomer excursion. Learn more about this adventure by clicking on Kayaking Down the Ichetucknee River.
Discovering Arizona’s slot canyons
Visit Waterholes, Upper Antelope and Lower Antelope slot canyons in Arizona for a fun adventure. Be sure to bring your camera along. To read more about our experience, click on Discovering Arizona’s slot canyons
Boomer Adventures on Kiawah Island
Looking for an uncrowded beach with plenty to do? Visit our South Carolina favorite, Kiawah Island. Learn more about our experience by clicking on Boomer adventures on Kiawah Island.
Winter Adventure at Hidden Meadow Ranch
Riding horses in the snow, snowshoeing and sledding are just some of the winter adventures that you’ll find at this luxurious guest ranch in Greer, Arizona. To read more about our experience, click on Winter Adventure at Hidden Meadow Ranch
36 Hours in Tucson for the Active Traveler
We lived in Tucson for 11 years so we KNOW Tucson. Follow our fast-paced itinerary for an active trip to the Old Pueblo. To read more, click on 36 Hours in Tucson for the Active Traveler.
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.
Fly-fishing in Montana
The Missouri River in Montana made a great location for our first fly fishing experience. Click on Fly-fishing in Montana to read more.
Walking With History in Matera, Italy
Exploring Italy’s southern villages was an amazing experience and our long walking tour through Matera was especially interesting thanks to the area’s profound history and charm. Click on: Walking With History in Matera, Italy to read more about our experience.