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Hiking Around the World

Hiking around the world for active boomer travelers

Whether we’re in New Zealand, cruising in Alaska or visiting a national park a good hike is one of our favorite ways to experience a destination. There’s nothing like putting your feet on the ground to get the true feel of a place.

On this page, you’ll discover favorite hikes from around the world based upon our personal experience. And if we haven’t hiked a trail, one of our guest writers will show you how to make the most of the trail. Check back often as we add to the list.

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Our Favorite USA Hiking Trails

The USA has a vast network of incredibly scenic hiking trails. Read all about our favorite hikes by clicking on Our Favorite USA Hiking Trails.

Our Favorite European Hikes

Almost all European countries have great hiking paths that are suitable for all types of fitness levels. Read all about our favorite hikes by clicking on Our Favorite European Hikes.

Hiking Through Chinchero in Peru’s Sacred Valley

Peru is a favorite travel destination of many, but if you’re planning a active trip to this amazing destination, make sure to take the time explore the Sacred Valley. Read all about Hiking Through Chinchero.

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. Come along as we take you on a wonderful adventure, Hiking in the Foothills of the Himalayas.


Making the Trek to Kaiteur Falls, Guyana

Although Kaiteur Falls may not be the most popular falls in South America, the trip to the top is certainly unforgettable! Read all about the experience by clicking on Making the Trek to Kaiteur Falls, Guyana.

Hiking the Abel Tasman Coast Track

Explore this world class New Zealand hiking trail on a 3 to 5 day journey or take a day hike like we did. Click on Hiking the Abel Tasman Coast Track to read more about our experience.

Mt Cargill Walk in Dunedin

On long cruises with lots of sea days, Alan and I are always happy to put our feet on the ground once the ship is in port and a great hike in New Zealand was just the sea break we needed on our 64-day South Pacific cruise. To read about our experience, click on Mt Cargill Walk in Dunedin.

Walking the Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet, B.C.

The Wild Pacific Trail offers visitors to Ucluelet, the opportunity for a moderately easy hike surrounded by amazing scenery. Read out tips for Walking the Wild Pacific Trail.

Exploring Ulva Island on a Silversea Cruise Excursion

Apart from an Antarctica cruise, a trip to Ulva Island may be the closest Alan and I will get to the end of the world. Read all about our time Exploring Ulva Island on a Silversea Cruise Excursion

Hiking Australia’s Great Ocean Walk

One of Australia’s mot famous walks is the Great Ocean trail. Winding along the southern coastline of Victoria for approximately 64 miles, this is one beautifully scenic route. Read all about our tips for creating an itinerary for Hiking Australia’s Great Ocean Walk.

Hiking Pacaya Volcano in Antigua, Guatemala

Hiking in remote places is always a great idea. Of course, when you mix in an active volcano, things are even more interesting. Read all about our tips for Hiking Pacaya Volcano in Antigua, Guatemala<.

Hiking and Hot Springs in Guatemala

Guatemala is a fascinating destination that often goes overlooked. It’s especially great for active travel opportunities. Read all about our tips for Hiking and Hot Springs in Guatemala.

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