Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide magazine + freelance adventure travel/gear writer. Specializing in travel, outdoor adventure, profile, gear. Salt Lake City & Sacramento based.
Mendocino Magic: A Coastal California Adventure
From redwood forests to dramatic coastal cliffs, Mendocino’s diverse scenery calls California travelers to explore its rocky shores and brilliant blue sea. Beyond the seaside village, find adventurous train rides, coastal hiking, and canoeing.
Gear You Might Need for Your Guided River Expedition
Taking a guided river trip with Holiday River Expeditions means skipping the hassle of planning meals, renting rafts, and more. But that doesn’t mean you can show up empty-handed. You’ll still need to pack clothing and other essentials to ensure a stress-free trip. Here’s our list of suggestions for the gear you might need for your guided river expedition.
These Are the Best National Parks Around the World
Today, national parks are found all over the world, but the United States invented the concept in 1872. Today, these protected landscapes span six continents, 1,000 locations, and 100 nations.
6 Ways to Explore the Splendor of Dutch St. Maarten
Enjoy historic landmarks, restaurants and outdoor adventures with a laid-back Caribbean vibe for an island escape like no other.
Northern California Trip Planning for Deaf Travelers
On a recent trip to Northern California, deaf Asian-American travel advocate Lily Yu and her husband explored the urban and outdoorsy wonders of San Francisco, Oakland, and the Tri-Valley.
California Official Visitor's Guide 2021 - 4
Wrote descriptions for this 2021 California Visitor’s Guide.
Tips for Exploring Southern California in a Wheelchair
On a recent six-day trip to Southern California, Cory Lee of @curbfreecorylee visited Long Beach, Anaheim, and Greater Palm Springs to showcase what it’s like to travel as a person with a disability.
Find Relaxation, Romance and More with These 7 Indulgent Spa Experiences
From a soothing couples massage to decadent bath soaks and body scrubs, choose the pampering experience that’s best for you — and your relationship.
Take an Untamed Road Trip to the West’s Best Adventure Towns
Road trip to the West’s best adventure meccas through the diverse landscapes of Utah and Colorado, from red rock deserts to towering forests.
5 Easy Weekend Escapes — Plus What to Pack When You Go
Looking to get away this summer but running short on vacation days? These quick trips across America are ideal weekend escapes for outdoor adventurers, shopping fans and even barbecue lovers. We’ll show you where to stay and our favorite travel products from The Container Store to make your vacation a success.
From Buzzy Bistros to Beer Gardens, These 10 Cities Have Great Outdoor Food and Drink Scenes
There’s a certain magic to dining outdoors. Whether it’s a meal on a terrace, on a patio or in a secret garden, savoring fresh air paired with quality cuisine and cocktails is just plain fun. From saying cheers in a beer garden to enjoying an oceanfront meal at a café on the beach, these 10 cities around the world deliver epic outdoor drinking and dining that’s worth traveling for.
Experience Midwestern Charm on a 3-Day Madison, Wisconsin Weekend Getaway
Wisconsin’s capital city may be known for beer and cheese, but there’s a lot more to Madison. Consistently named one of the happiest places in America, this Midwestern hub is surrounded by four sparkling lakes and a diverse trail system full of beautiful places to paddle, pedal or run among natural wonders.
Unique Places to Stay in Utah: 7 Cool Hotels Worth the Trip
From the desert to the mountains, explore Utah's diverse landscapes at these seven quirky resorts around the state.
Affordable Alaska Hotels: Best Getaways Under $250
Whether you're exploring Anchorage, skiing Alyeska, or kayaking around Ketchikan, you'll love these affordable Alaska hotels.
Escape the ordinary and explore the Last Frontier with a far north getaway to Alaska.