Travel the Natchez Trace on a scenic road trip

Would you like to travel the Natchez Trace  on a southern road trip that combines scenery with history on a slow crawl through Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. The 444-mile green corridor meanders through forests, farmland and swamps as it follows an ancient path that is now a national park. With opportunities to hike 28 designated […]

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Finding Adventure in Queenstown, New Zealand

Baby boomers seeking thrills don’t have to look far to find heart-thumping excitement in Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital. Want to dangle from a long rubber band? A visit to Kawarau Bridge Bungy Jump will satisfy your need to bounce upside down from a 43-metre platform. After the thrilling experience, a wine tour in the […]

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Ichetucknee Springs

Kayaking down Flordia’s Ichetucknee River

Updated 03.15.2013 Do you like to connect with nature on your travels? Nothing beats kayaking down the Ichetucknee River on the crystal clear waters of north-central Florida. The six-mile-journey takes paddlers through a cypress forest chock full of wildlife, so be on the lookout for raccoons, wild turkey, blue heron, wood ducks and white-tail deer. […]

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Two lions cuddle during a nap in South Africa

Exploring in luxury at Ivory Lodge

What do luxury accommodations mean to you? Is it the thread count of the sheets or the number of stars behind the property’s name? For this boomer traveler, personal service is the key. And that’s what Alan and I found at the all-inclusive Lion Sands Ivory Lodge located in South Africa’s Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve. […]

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More Arch in Arches National Park

Peeking Through Nature’s Window at Arches National Park

At Arches National Park near Moab, Utah, boomer travelers will discover 2,000 sandstone arches — the world’s largest concentration of nature’s bridge-building handiwork. Paved roads lead to parking areas where 10-minute walks end at stone formations or arches with names like Balancing Rock, North and South Window or Skyline Arch. Visited at sunrise or sunset, […]

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sweetwater branch inn

Think Victorian at Gainesville’s Sweetwater Branch Inn

Are you a fan of gingerbread trim and elegance from yesteryear? Do I have a bed and breakfast for you. At Gainesville’s Sweetwater Branch Inn, baby boomer travelers experience the intricacies of Victorian architecture, a shady garden’s peacefulness and owner Cornelia Holbrook’s homemade crepes for breakfast. Sweetwater Branch Inn is actually a collection of two […]

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Lion at Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve in South Africa

Travel with the animals on a South African game drive

Active boomers who want to see wild animals “up close and personal” will love a South African game drive. Whether you are a photographer or a traveler content observing animal behavior, a trip to the bush provides travel memories for a lifetime. But don’t expect the wide plains of the Serengeti with thousands of wildebeests roaming […]

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