Cookhouse Yurt Colorado

Going Off Grid in Colorado

Fall is a beautiful time for active travel, and of course, there’s really no better time of year to enjoy the great outdoors. One of the best ways to appreciate nature is to find lodging where you disconnect as much as possible. Doesn’t that sound nice? Well, follow along as our guest contributor, Anna Reid […]

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Jim and Diane Rental Bike

Harley Adventures through the Four Corners

Have you thought about a Four Corners road trip by motorcycle? There’s a subset of active boomer travelers who enjoy exploring on a Harley or BMW. That includes Diane White who is here to share her first-person experience exploring the United States’ Four Corners region by motorcycle The active, independent travelers hit the open road […]

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Visit Ouray, Colorado

Go Off-the-Beaten-Path in Ouray, Colorado

Do you have a favorite off-the-beaten-path mountain town in Colorado? For Alan and me, Ouray takes that honor. Situated at 7,700 ft in the San Juan Mountains, the former mining town is a quaint counterpart to upscale Telluride—a skip and a jump over the mountains to the west. When it comes to charm combined with fun […]

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Bond with the grandkids on a summer adventure in Vail. Photo by @Greg Ennis. ©Keystone

Bond With the Grandkids On a Summer Adventure in Vail

Alan and I are big fans of active travel, especially when it comes to multigenerational trips. RockResorts has sponsored my article on bonding with grandkids over a summer adventure in Vail, Colorado. Let’s play a game for a minute. Close your eyes. Now think back to your favorite memories of your grandparents. Bet I can guess what […]

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California Gulch

4-Wheeling in California Gulch

Discovering a field of yellow wildflowers in California Gulch is one of the treats on a mid-summer 4-wheel-drive-adventure in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. But, California Gulch offers much more than pretty scenery. The remnants of gold and silver mining history are strewn about adding a historical flavor to the journey. Weeds grow through a […]

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Go back to school at The Broadmoor’s Barbecue University

Do you like to mix cooking with luxury travel? Barbecue University might be just the ticket for upgrading your barbecue skills. Steve Collins of Santa Fe Traveler attended and is here to tell us why we should go, too. Looking for a great getaway? Boomer barbecue fans can combine cooking and luxury at Barbecue University. […]

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North Fork Ranch

Boomer adventure on a Colorado dude ranch

Are you ready for a boomer travel adventure at a Colorado dude ranch? In today’s guest post, freelance writer and author Linda Ballou tells us about her experience at North Fork Ranch. Grab your virtual cowboy hat and boots for a Western adventure like no other.  Dude ranches have long been a bastion of Western […]

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Colorado's Alpine Loop

Driving the Alpine Loop in One Day on a Boomer Road Trip Adventure

Is it possible to drive the Alpine Loop on a one-day itinerary? Yes, it is. Alan and I enjoyed this scenic drive on trip to southwestern Colorado. The Alpine Loop in the San Juan Mountains introduces off-roaders to high-country scenery and Colorado mining history. It’s best explored on a 2 or 3-day Alpine Loop itinerary […]

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Horseback Riding in Ouray, Colorado

Horseback Riding in Ouray, Colorado

It’s no secret that Alan and I enjoy a trip to Ouray, Colorado. I’ve told you plenty about the 4-wheel-drive trails that wind through the San Juan Mountains around Ouray. But there’s more to do here than rattle baby boomer bones over rocky trails. You can jostle those same traveler’s bones while riding a horse. […]

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