Hiking in Wicklow Mountains National Park on a Trip to Ireland

Are you dreaming of a trip to Ireland? What type of active things will you do? I recommend a Wicklow National Park hiking trip. Like me, guest contributor Kirsten Gallagher is a big fan of active travel. Previously, she inspired boomer hikers with her stories of hiking and practicing yoga in Guatemala. Now she’s taking […]

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hot springs with steam rising off the water

Hot Springs and Hiking in Guatemala

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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Hiking Kodiak Island

Hiking with History on Kodiak Island

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 (look how many Alaska cruises there are). Don’t miss hiking Kodiak Island on […]

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Finding Boomer Adventure hiking Pacaya Volcano in Antigua, Guatemala

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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Hiking in Cinque Terre on a Boomer Travel Adventure

Italy is a world-renowned travel destination with endless options for active travel. But, if you’re looking to do something really special, hiking Cinque Terre is definitely a great adventure. Guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently visited Cinque Terre with her sights set on hiking. Read about her experience traveling on foot from one […]

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hiking apps for boomers

The Best Hiking Apps for Boomer Hikers

Updated 07.02.2018. Since June 2015, we’ve been sharing our recommendations for best hiking apps. 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 loves to include hiking in your travels,  bookmark this page so that […]

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Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

A Most Beautiful Hike to Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

If you’re looking for an easy day hike in Glacier National Park, look no further than the Grinnell Lake hike. This beautiful 6.8 mile round-trip-trail makes an excellent recovery-day-hike when visiting the Many Glacier area. Basically a walk in the woods (if you choose the south shore option), the trail to Grinnell Lake also passes […]

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woman sitting overlooking the Himalayas

Hiking in the Foothills of the Himalayas

Hiking is by far one of our most favorite activities to do while traveling, especially when exploring beautiful exotic lands. As part of our Hiking around the World series, guest contributor Shaly Pereira from traveltoes85, is here to share with us her experience hiking in the Himalayas. Trekking in Uttarakhand, India Ever imagined a place […]

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Views of the Swiss Alps

How to Plan a Hiking Trip through the Swiss Alps

Active travel means many things to many people. We certainly include hiking in the active travel category. Through the years, we’ve shared many trails that have inspired our baby boomer readers to go hiking around the world. And, now, we’re adding a new favorite to our “want to do” European hikes. Guest contributor, Lesley Connor […]

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