Hiking to Bullhead Lake in Glacier National Park

Tips for Hiking to Bullhead Lake in Glacier National Park

If I had to choose one favorite trail in Glacier National Park, hiking to Bullhead Lake would be it. In this boomer traveler’s opinion, you’ll find all the elements for a good hike—alpine scenery, excellent wildlife watching and little elevation gain. When Alan and I experienced hiking to Bullhead Lake with a Road Scholar Glacier […]

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Hidden Lake Overlook Trail in Glacier National Park

Five National Park hikes for active boomers

In my opinion, a hike is a hike, no matter the exertion level. Some of us are up for hiking the Grand Canyon rim to rim—uh, that would not be me—while others (probably the majority of boomers) are looking for an active travel experience that will take us outside and into the wonders of nature […]

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Remembering the USS Arizona on Memorial Day

I photographed the USS Arizona Memorial while on a Seabourn cruise excursion to the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, better known as Pearl Harbor. Unfortunately, a photo doesn’t capture the somberness of the visit. When I boarded the Navy boat in Pearl Harbor that takes visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial, […]

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Sunrise Canyonlands National Park

How to Plan a Canyonlands National Park Photography Itinerary

Are you looking for a Canyonlands National Park photography itinerary from two boomer travelers who’ve been there and done that? Alan and I created this itinerary based upon a photography trip that we took to Canyonlands. Even non-photographers will appreciate it! When is the best time for a do-it-yourself Canyonlands National Park photo trip? Alan […]

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Autumn in Arches National Park

Saturday’s scene: Another Look at Autumn

Are you a boomer who counts fall as your favorite season? Alan and I agree with you, especially when it comes to photographic opportunities. During a fall photography workshop at Arches National Park, near Moab, Utah, I captured this scene near the trail to Park Avenue. Crouching low to the ground, I angled the camera […]

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Saturday’s scene: A Golden Road Trip

A fall leaf peeping trip usually means a drive somewhere along the U.S. East Coast to see a brilliant landscape colored red, purple and gold. But don’t forget the mountains of the West when making your boomer road trip plans. On a fall visit to Grand Teton National Park, Alan and I discovered a vibrant […]

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Waterpocket Fold

Capitol Reef: Utah’s Forgotten Park

Have you visited Capitol Reef National Park in Utah? It’s been on our boomer travel list for a long time. After reading this guest article by Kate Convissor of WanderingNotLost, Alan and I are wondering what took us so long to visit one of the best parks in Utah. For sheer natural beauty, southern Utah […]

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A geyser boils over in Yellowstone National Park

Spouting Off in Yellowstone

Are you planning a national park adventure in Yellowstone this summer? Don’t forget to visit the geysers. Did you know that Old Faithful, the world’s most famous geyser, is just one of 10,000 thermal features in the Wyoming park? When Alan and I made a fall trip to see the geysers of Yellowstone, we spent several […]

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national park photography tips

Saturday’s scene: Standing Guard at Arches National Park

On a drive into Arches National Park near Moab, Utah, these stone formations are the first scene that you’ll see. It’s tempting to hop out of the car to spend your time photographing them. But this is only the beginning. Active baby boomers will find over 2,000 natural sandstone arches as they walk, hike, drive […]

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