Four Wheel Drive Adventures

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Are four wheel drive adventures your idea of a boomer travel adventure? Alan and I are raising our hands high over here in Montana. We’ve enjoyed off-roading on scenic byways, Jeep jamborees and, believe it or not, cruise excursions.

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Four Wheel Drive Adventures for Boomer Travelers

With a little planning, a four wheel drive trip can really be a great way to discover those road-less-traveled areas that most tourists don’t get to experience. Take a look at some of our best four wheeling adventures.

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Four Wheeling in the USA

Four Wheeling Yankee Boy Basin in Ouray, Colorado

Yankee Boy Basin was our first four-wheel-drive experience in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. We enjoyed it so much that we returned to Ouray to drive Yankee Boy two more times. Read more about our adventure by clicking on Four wheeling Yankee Boy Basin in Ouray, Colorado.

Driving the Alpine Loop in One Day

The rocky 4-wheel-drive trails of the Alpine Loop in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, introduced us to Colorado’s high-country scenery and vast mining history. Read more about our adventure by clicking on Driving the Alpine Loop in One Day.

Four Wheel Adventure in California Gulch

We found a great adventure when exploring the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The remnants of gold and silver mining history made this outdoor experience fascinating. Read more about our adventure by clicking on Four Wheel Adventure in California Gulch.


Four Wheel Drive Fun From Around the World

Although not as extreme as our U.S. off-trail fun, we’ve found four wheel adventure during international travel, too. I’m so glad that cruise ships offer these adventures when in port.

Four Wheel Drive Fun in Funchal

A very popular cruise port, Madeira’s mountainous landscape offers plenty of options for active travel. We chose to see this beautiful area by four wheel drive and it was truly memorable. Read more about our adventure by clicking on Four Wheel Drive Fun in Funchal.

Dreaming of Raiatea

When Alan and Donna visited French Polynesia on a Regent cruise from Los Angeles to Sydney, they choose to explore the Faaroa River and Island by four-wheel-drive. Read more about our adventure by clicking on Dreaming of Raiatea.

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