Boomers Resources

We intrepid boomers keep on trekking, biking, hiking and exploring the world.

With backpacks, walking sticks and water bottles, we’re hiking out of the Bear Lake Trailhead at 8,000 feet in the Colorado Rockies

I’ve traveled all my life but I am getting choosier about where I go, with whom. I don’t have all the time in the world anymore and I want to make the most of every trip.

I like more creature comforts than when I was younger. I also have more concerns.

What about the physical rigors of the trip?

What about the jet lag component? How many early rises will there be? How long does it take to get to the destination?

How will I stay healthy?

Like many other boomer travelers, this is a time to give back when we travel by volunteering.

For first hand experiences and advice from me, a fellow 50+ traveler, here’s a starting place.

Safety concerns for boomers

How do you keep your valuables and yourself safe in your hotel room?

How can you prepare yourself and avoid trouble?

What to pack?

For years I’ve used lots of different carry-on bags and here’s my favorite and why.

Packing for a trip to Europe or a short city jaunt?

What are the ten things you should pack in your travel bag for a cruise or land tour?

Tips for the Solo Woman Traveler

If you’re going alone what precautions should you take?