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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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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 when you arrive in Hawaii, 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. […]

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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.

Updated 12.08.2018: 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 to provide the latest information.  When planning a boomer adventure to Hawaii’s Big Island, what comes to […]

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Maui sunset cruise

Maui Sunset Cruise

Maui sunset cruise

Maui sunsets are nothing short of spectacular. Combine a blazing ball of fire dipping into the sea with a relaxing ride on a catamaran and you have the best of both worlds. That’s why, when Visit Maui invited me to experience a Maui sunset cruise on the Alii Nui, they didn’t have to twist my arm. This […]

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Haleakalā National Park travel

Sunrise on Maui’s Haleakala National Park

Haleakalā National Park travel

Hawaii is one of the many US states that has been blessed with more than its fair share of natural beauty. From an expansive coastline to colorful flora and breath-taking landscape, it’s no wonder that this tropical paradise is a popular destination for travelers. However, for those nature-loving travelers who like to get off the […]

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molokai

Beach Hopping on Molokai for Boomer Travelers

Updated 02.07.2019:  Do you like to go beach hopping? The Hawaiian island of Molokai is home to world’s tallest sea cliffs rising between 3,600 and 3,900 ft. above the ocean. And history buffs will be fascinated by fishponds that date back to ancient times. But if you’re a lover of uncrowded beaches, each one different from […]

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Papohaku Beach

On the Way to Molokai

Papohaku Beach

As you read this, I’ll be on my way to Molokai for the second time in my life. Alan and I first visited The Friendly Isle several years ago when we rented a cottage for a week of pure relaxation. To say that we fell in love with Molokai is an understatement. My current Molokai trip […]

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la Perouse Bay

Explore La Perouse Bay: Boomer Adventure At the End of the Road on Maui

la Perouse Bay

Updated 08.19.2018:  When you’ve soaked up all of the rest and relaxation that a Maui resort provides, it’s time to go off-the-beaten-path to explore La Perouse Bay (Keoneʻōʻio in Hawaiian). When I visited The Valley Isle as a guest of Visit Maui, I took time out from luxurious fun for a scenic drive and boomer travel adventure at […]

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Donna Hull paddleboarding on Maui

Stand Up Paddleboarding on Maui

Donna Hull paddleboarding on Maui

Updated 02.01.2018 Trying a new-to-you active travel experience is energizing. The empowerment from learning a new skill lasts for days and results in unforgettable travel memories. I’m convinced that it also keeps this boomer thinking young. That’s why I said yes to learning about stand up paddleboarding on Maui with a lesson offered by Visit […]

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