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How to Spend a Weekend on Amelia Island

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Although Florida is a massively popular vacation spot, there are still a few places that manage to stave off the tourist glut—if you’re willing to go just off-the-beaten-path just a little bit. A barrier island located just off Florida’s northeastern coast, Amelia Island boasts breathtaking scenery and plenty of active travel options, all without the […]

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Tips for Active Travel in Grand Cayman

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The Caribbean is world renowned for its beautiful crystal clear waters and laid-back atmosphere. However, in such a wonderful selection of islands and destinations to visit, how do you choose where to go? Well, if you’re looking for some beautiful beaches where you can do more than just lie down all day (although that doesn’t […]

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Hot Springs and Hiking in Guatemala

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Guest contributor Kirsten Gallagher has been sharing tales from her recent Guatemalan adventures over the last few weeks. From practicing yoga in Lago Atitlán to hiking up an active volcano in Antigua, Kirsten is obviously a big fan of active travel. Today, she’s telling us about her most recent adventure, which included hiking in Guatemala […]

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Practicing Yoga at Lago Atitlán, Guatemala

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From hiking up active volcanoes to exploring glaciers, we absolutely adore active travel adventures of any kind. But, not all active travel has to include hiking boots, walking sticks or parkas. Today, we’re going to explore a more relaxing activity, based in a breathtaking location. Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, is here to share her experience […]

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How to Celebrate a Biltmore House Christmas

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From soaking up the sun on exotic beaches to enjoying winter wonderland scenery from a log cabin, there are many ways to celebrate the holidays. But, if you’re really looking to get into the holiday spirit,  find a way to experience a Biltmore House Christmas at the Biltmore House Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Regular […]

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Exploring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on a Trip to Michigan

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As you already know, we jump at any chance to explore our National Park System. But … as beautiful as they are, we also love to find scenic places that don’t necessarily attract hundreds of thousands of people. Today, Jim Tobalski from Wandering Rose Travels is here to tell us about an unique off-the-beaten-path destination […]

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One-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary for Boomer Travelers

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  There are many things to see and do in the American Southwest. From a variety of national parks like the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley to charming little towns, this area of the the country is really exceptional. Today’s guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently took a boomer road trip through the […]

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Hiking with History on Kodiak Island

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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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Finding Boomer Adventure hiking Pacaya Volcano in Antigua, Guatemala

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As our readers know, we adore a good hiking adventure, especially when it involves exploring off-the-beaten-path areas of the world. Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, is here to share her experience in Guatemala where she trekked up an active volcano on a Pacaya Volcano hike. Get your hiking boots, grab some water, and enjoy this adventure […]

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Louisiana Plantation Tours on a Boomer Road Trip in the South

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From Virginia to Louisiana and beyond, there is plenty to explore in the southern United States. But, if you’re looking to get into the fascinating and often heartbreaking history of the South, a boomer road trip through Plantation Country is a good way to go. Regular contributor Debi Lander, from ByLanderSea, is here to share […]

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