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winter adventures for boomers

Winter Adventures for Boomers 65+ to Enjoy

winter adventures for boomers

Disclosure: This post is sponsored and developed in part by Pfizer; however, the opinions are my own. Are you a baby boomer who enjoys cold weather activities? There’s a magical quality to spending time outdoors on a snowy day. Whether it’s a quiet walk in some snowy woods or a thrilling hike along a trail, […]

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Alan and Donna Hull swim with stingrays in Bora Bora.

Bora Bora Snorkeling on a Shore Excursion

Alan and Donna Hull swim with stingrays in Bora Bora.

Expedia.ca is partnering this look at a Bora Bora snorkeling shore excursion. When a cruise ship arrives in Bora Bora, it’s about as close to paradise as boomer travelers are going to get. At least that’s the way Alan and I feel about this tropical island in the South Pacific. Where is Bora Bora? Bora […]

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Kawillil Beach in the Halawa Valley

Home Preparation Tips for Snowbirds

Kawillil Beach in the Halawa Valley

Cummins is sponsoring this look at how to prepare your home before a vacation. Have you recently joined the ranks of boomer travelers who are snowbirds? Leaving the snow and cold behind to spend half the year in the Arizona desert or on a Florida beach has appeal, doesn’t it? No more shoveling snow! Or […]

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Cold weather gear for women that packs light.

Cold Weather Gear for Women That Packs Light

Cold weather gear for women that packs light.

Are you a boomer traveler who still enjoys snow—in a limited amount—combined with winter activities that are fairly easy to do? Me too. When preparing for a cold weather trip, do you find yourself thinking, “What am I going to wear?” I used to feel the same way. Like you, I’m not a hardcore woman […]

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Hiking Kodiak Island

Hiking with History on Kodiak Island

Hiking Kodiak Island

Experiencing nature and wildlife are two of the highlights of an Alaska cruise. While water tours are fun for exploring glaciers or whale watching, Alan and I enjoy hiking during a cruise to Alaska. Is Kodiak on your next Alaska cruise itinerary?  Don’t miss hiking Kodiak Island on a shore excursion at Fort Abercrombie State […]

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Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Exploring Coolidge Ghost Town in Southwest Montana

Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Do you enjoy ghost town hunting during boomer travel adventures? If you said, yes, then plan a road trip to Montana. Like much of the Rocky Mountains, The Treasure State is filled with ghost towns waiting to be explored. So far, Alan and I have visited two Montana ghost towns. We enjoyed the restored ghost […]

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preparing your home for an extended vacation

17 Tips for Preparing Your Home for an Extended Vacation

preparing your home for an extended vacation

Cummins is sponsoring this look at how to prepare your home before a vacation. It’s the day we leave for a long-awaited trip. Alan waits in the car as I lock the front door after checking everything in the house one more time. Then I try the lock, again—and again. Updated 12.01.2018: Tips for Preparing […]

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Northern lights over a village as seen on a northern lights cruise.

You’re Guaranteed Bucket List Experiences on a Northern Lights Cruise

Northern lights over a village as seen on a northern lights cruise.

Visit Norway and Hurtigruten are sponsoring this look at cruising Norway’s coast on a winter travel adventure. A curtain of green light undulates in the dark winter sky, and the swirling pattern fades from green to purple to blue, taking my breath away… At least, that’s how I imagine the scene on a Northern Lights […]

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Alan test drive ferrari

Top European Road Trip Apps for the Boomer Traveler

Alan test drive ferrari

We’ve been sharing our recommendations for European road trip apps since April 2014. In this completely revised edition we’ve eliminated apps that are no longer published, plus we introduce you to our latest finds. If you’re an app user who’s planning a road trip in Europe—or any traveler to Europe—bookmark this page so that you […]

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