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North Rim of the Grand Canyon

North Rim: The Grand Canyon’s other side

North Rim of the Grand Canyon

Updated 02.27.2017 For an alternative to the heavily visited South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, consider the 212-mile journey to the North Rim on the Grand Canyon’s other side. The 4-hour-plus drive travels through the Kaibab National Forest, where golden leaves of quaking aspen trees shimmer in the light breeze on a crisp, fall day. And you’re […]

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Discovering Arizona’s slot canyons

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Updated 03.01.2017 Water Holes, Lower Antelope, Upper Antelope. Are these the names of hiking trails? No, they’re Arizona slot canyons located on the Navajo Reservation near Page, Arizona. Alan and I discovered the photogenic gems while on a photo workshop. But you don’t have to be a boomer photographer to enjoy exploring canyons carved by nature’s […]

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Natchez Trace

Travel the Natchez Trace on a scenic road trip

Updated 03.01.2013 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 […]

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Finding Adventure in Queenstown, New Zealand

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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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Adventure along Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

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Updated 12.12.2018:  If you’re on a trip to the Hawaiian Islands, don’t miss the adventure along Kauai’s Na Pali coast. I know you’ve seen it, even if you’ve never been to Kauai. Photos of the jagged coastline appear in almost every travel article about this scenic Hawaiian island. It’s one of our favorite boomer adventures in […]

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