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Our Favorite Fall National Park Hikes

Oxbow Bend Grand Teton

When Alan and I plan a national park visit, we skip the summer months in favor of early autumn. The lodges are still open, snow hasn’t closed the roads yet in parks with mountainous terrain, and crowds have diminished. In our opinion, engaging with nature on fall national park hikes is simply the best. Tips […]

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Tennessee Hiking Spots

Baby Boomer Hiking Adventures in Tennessee

Tennessee Hiking Spots

The crisp days of September and October are a great time to hit the trails on a hiking adventure, especially in the areas that are not trampled by fall-foliage-seeking tourists. Tennessee, for example, is often overlooked by tourists in general. However, in addition to being home to vibrant towns like Chattanooga and Nashville, the state […]

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Budapest buildings at night

Planning a 24-hour Baby Boomer Adventure in Budapest

Budapest buildings at night

If you’re looking for a charming, old-world European destination that stands apart from the busting at the seams cities like Paris or Rome, Budapest is right up your alley. From its ornate architecture, to its incredibly unique cuisine, this lovely city has just about everything. However, if you’re on limited time, it’s best to plan […]

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Tips for taking fall road trips

Be in the Know on Fall Road Trips

Tips for taking fall road trips

Are you ready to take some colorful fall road trips in the U.S. before the snow begins to fall? Alan and I are raising our hands high over here in Montana. We love getting out on the road in crisp, autumn weather. While road tripping is one of our favorite ways to travel, we’re not […]

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Woman wearing a non la, or conical hat, riding a bicycle in Hoi An Old Town in Vietnam. Her reflection in shown in the Thu Bon River.

How to Spend Three days in Hoi An

Vietnam is a destination that speaks to travelers for a number of reasons, but has an especially emotional connection with Americans. Visiting the country today is an eye-opening experience for many. Guest contributor, Teresa Otto from The Nomad’s Daughter is here to tell us all about her recent trip to the country where she …

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fall ferry trip Gulf Islands

Let’s Take a Fall Ferry Trip in the Southern Gulf Islands

fall ferry trip Gulf Islands

Hastings House is sponsoring this look at a fall ferry trip in the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia. A ferry tour in the Southern Gulf Islands, fills the bill for a unique fall adventure. What traveler doesn’t appreciate beautiful scenery, uncrowded islands and enough activities to satisfy the most active of baby boomers? Located […]

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Close up of three snow monkeys peering into the water of a hot spring at their reflections.

Visiting Japan’s Jigokudani Monkey Park

Close up of three snow monkeys peering into the water of a hot spring at their reflections.

Japan is one of the world’s most intriguing travel locations. With a staggeringly vibrant blend of traditional and modernity, the country has just about something for everyone, and then more. On a visit to Japan, people normally spend their time exploring the ancient temples as well as the modern architecture that makes up the country’s […]

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south african landscape

How to Stay Safe in South Africa

south african landscape

South Africa is an amazing travel destination that consistently wows travelers of all ages, especially adventure lovers, but like most places in the world, there is a certain level of crime that travelers should be aware of before they set off to explore. To brush up on some key points to keep you safe, guest […]

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