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Mesa Arch Canyonlands

Mesa Arch Sunrise Photography Tips for Boomer Travelers

Mesa Arch Canyonlands

Are you planning a trip to Canyonlands National Park? During your research, did you see the iconic photo of Mesa Arch framing distant sandstone formations as the rising sun casts an illuminating glow on everything? Did it inspire you to take the same photo? You don’t have to become a photography professional to capture a […]

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Statehouse in Richmond

What to see in romantic Richmond, Virginia

Statehouse in Richmond

Richmond, Virginia, is a beautiful city, and one that doesn’t get half as much attention as it deserves. Rich in history and culture, the city is an American gem, filled with interesting landmarks and places to see. But you’ll also find romance in the air, making it the perfect boomer romantic getaway. Are you planning […]

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National Park Apps

The Best National Park Apps for Boomer Travel

National Park Apps

Updated 03.27.2018: Since April 2014, we’ve been sharing our recommendations for best national park apps. This is the most recent update that includes eliminating apps that are no longer published plus we introduce you to our latest finds. If you’re an app user who’s also a national park traveler, bookmark this page so that you […]

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Barn Anew in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska

Discover a Charming Bed and Breakfast in Nebraska

Barn Anew in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska

If you’re looking for a bed and breakfast in Nebraska, do we have the place for you. On a boomer road trip that took us through western Nebraska for the first time, Alan and I didn’t quite know what to expect. Would we find unique accommodations that are part of the road trip fun or […]

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Mazatlan sign on the beach

Active Travel in Mazatlan

Mazatlan sign on the beach

Mazatlan, the” colonial city on the beach,” has undergone quite a few changes over the years, but has managed to maintain its unique culture and history. Today, the city is a vibrant Mexican destination that was designed for exploring, and offers plenty of options for active travel. Guest contributor, Neil Wolkodoff from Travel and Golf.info, […]

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Ziplining in Maui

How to Take a Maui Ziplining Adventure

Ziplining in Maui

Active travel means many things to many people. Some like to leisurely stroll around a new destination while others search out more thrilling adventures. Well, today, we’re going to be catering to the latter group of adventure seekers. Guest contributor, Susan Guillory from The Unexplorer, is here to tell us about how she was talked […]

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Old Lahaina Luau sunset

Top Apps for Hawaiian Travel

Old Lahaina Luau sunset

Updated 02.16.2018: Since January 2015, we’ve been sharing our top apps for Hawaiian Travel. This is the most recent update that includes eliminating apps that are no longer published plus we introduce you to our latest finds. If you’re an app user who’s traveling to Hawaii, bookmark this page so that you don’t miss any […]

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Ski trails on Mont Royal

Exploring Montreal in Winter

Ski trails on Mont Royal

As you know, we love active travel and although some are a little adverse to cold weather travel, we love to mix the two. And while there are many places to enjoy some wintertime travel, you can’t go wrong with our neighbor to the north, Canada. Guest contributor and Ontario resident, Kirsten Gallagher, is here […]

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Golden sand bordered by blue ocean on a Lanai Jeep Safari

Exploring Lanai on a Jeep Safari Cruise Excursion

Golden sand bordered by blue ocean on a Lanai Jeep Safari

If you travel on South Pacific cruises as much as Alan and I do, you’ll be repeating cruise ports a lot. So what choices are there for cruisers who’ve already enjoyed whale watching on Maui or a thrilling helicopter ride over the island? Our advice? Book a Lanai jeep safari. “Wait! I thought you were […]

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Outside dining area makes slow food dining in Hawaii a pleasant experience.

Slow Food Dining in Hawaii

Outside dining area makes slow food dining in Hawaii a pleasant experience.

Editors note: We first wrote about slow food dining in Hawaii on October 16, 2011. Since then, the slow food movement has grown (and one or two restaurants have gone out of business). So we’re updating our report so to provide the latest information. Updated 02.05.2018. When planning a boomer adventure to Hawaii’s Big Island, […]

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