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Cookhouse Yurt Colorado

Going Off Grid in Colorado

Cookhouse Yurt Colorado

Fall is a beautiful time for active travel, and of course, there’s really no better time of year to enjoy the great outdoors. One of the best ways to appreciate nature is to find lodging where you disconnect as much as possible. Doesn’t that sound nice? Well, follow along as our guest contributor, Anna Reid […]

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Discover a luxurious Montana getaway at Dreamcatcher Lodge in Kalispell.

Montana Getaway at Dreamcatcher Lodge (closed as of 1.22.2018)

Discover a luxurious Montana getaway at Dreamcatcher Lodge in Kalispell.

Update 01.22.2018: The owners of Dreamcatcher Lodge have retired and closed the bed and breakfast. When Alan and I look for a Montana getaway, luxury, relaxation and convenience are important requirements. Bonus points if it’s also romantic. We appreciate luxury lodging that offers relaxation but is convenient to the things we want to see and […]

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Grey Cliffs Ranch getaway

Grey Cliffs Ranch Getaway

Grey Cliffs Ranch getaway

Updated 06.18.2019:  I’ve made no secret of the fact that Alan and I are on a mission to find Montana’s best luxury lodging properties. And now we can add a Grey Cliffs Ranch getaway to that list. In fact, Alan and I enjoy Grey Cliffs so much that we chalked up many visits to the […]

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Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

Luxury in Alaska at Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge

Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

Looking for luxury on an Alaska Highway road trip Updated 05.25.2019:  It’s hard to find luxury in the wilderness of Alaska. Ask me, I know. After driving for three weeks on an Alaska Highway road trip where Alan and I were lucky to find a halfway decent place to sleep each night—with a hard mattress, […]

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Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa

Soaking it in at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa

Updated: 11.01.2014 Hot springs and New Mexico—are those two items on your boomer travel list? In today’s guest post, Billie Frank of The Santa Fe Traveler introduces us to Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa. The good news for boomers is that 60 is the new 40 and 70 is the new 60. Most of […]

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Experience Rustic Vacation Lodging at Mystic Rose Cabin

Mystic Rose Cabin in Fishtail, Montana

Last week, I shared with boomer readers about finding my paradise at Mystic Rose Cabin in Fishtail, Montana. However, I didn’t give you a thorough lodging review. In case I’ve convinced you to experience the area, here are a few more details of what to expect at Mystic Rose Cabin, which Alan and I discovered […]

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Hope Villa, A Romantic Haven Near Christchurch

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Blog 4 New Zealand (#blog4nz), is an effort by the world travel blogging community to remind you that New Zealand is open for business, despite last month’s earthquake in Christchurch. In the final post of our series celebrating New Zealand tourism, journalist Kip Brook from Word of Mouth NZ introduces baby boomer travelers to romantic […]

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Donna and Alan_Hubbard Glacier

Group Tours: Are They For You?

Donna and Alan_Hubbard Glacier

What’s the age of the average tour passenger? Care to take a baby boomer educated guess? You’re not fooling me, I can see the images of little old white-haired ladies running through your boomer minds. Guess what? You’re not even close. According to an informal survey by the United States Tour Operators Association (USTO), the […]

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Road Tripping the Oregon Trail

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Oregon offers many travel opportunities for active baby boomers. Sheri Wallace, editor of  Road Trips for Families, says,”The Mt. Hood region of Oregon has compelling history, spectacular scenery, every outdoor activity imaginable and, unlike the pioneer’s Oregon Trail, is easy to road trip.”  In today’s guest post, Sheri offers her advice to baby boomers considering […]

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Oxbow Bend Grand Teton

A fall visit to Grand Teton National Park

Oxbow Bend Grand Teton

Updated 09.01.2017 Hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, floating down the Snake River—boomers will find plenty of active travel ideas at Grand Teton National Park in Moose, Wyoming. And don’t get me started on the photographic opportunities that wait around every turn as you travel along Teton Park Road or Jenny Lake Scenic Drive. Since the park is […]

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