Jenny Willden

Jenny Willden

Freelance Writer and Editor

Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide Magazine. Adventure traveler with insatiable wanderlust. Specializing in travel, outdoor adventure, profile, and gear writing.

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Kid hike article

6 Best Outdoor Activities to Do with the Kids at Deer Valley Resort

If getting outside and finding adventure is your inspiration, then Park City’s Deer Valley Resort may be the perfect answer.

Bike deer valley article

Deer Valley Mountain Biking 101: The Best Rides According to a Local

From easy, flowy rollers to steep downhills with wild berms and jumps, there’s a ride for everyone on Deer Valley’s nearly 70 miles of trails.

Hike deer valley article

10 Tips from Locals on How to Make the Most of Your Deer Valley Summer Vacation

From hiking to mountain biking to outdoor concerts, there’s so much to do, and Deer Valley Resort is the perfect home base for exploration. But don’t believe us—take it from locals who live, work, and play in this mountain community year-round.

Hike heber article

8 Must-Do Outdoor Adventures in Heber Valley

Heber City’s the gateway town to this thriving outdoor scene, and in a single day here you can dive in a crater, camp on a lake, and bike world-class trails—and still be back to town in time for dinner.

Cascade springs article

8 Family-Friendly Outdoor Adventures in Heber Valley

Whether you’re looking to chill on the lakeshore or take a daring ride on the world’s longest over-water zipline, there’s a Heber Valley experience to keep you busy from sunup to sundown.

Provo river article

The Top 6 Places to Swim in Heber Valley

Instead of another day spent lounging among the masses at your local pool, ditch the crowds and head up Parley’s Canyon to take a dip in Heber Valley’s best reservoirs, rivers, and thermal springs.

Mounttimp article

To the Mountains and Back: 4 Easy Day Trips from Heber Valley

Whether you’re looking for a simple walk along the reservoir or an all-day trek up the towering giant, Mount Timpanogos, reaching it’s a quick trip from Heber Valley.

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Outdoor Sports Guide

Girlfriends' Getaway: A Red Rock Weekend in St. George

If you want more from your girls' getaway, take your lady squad to St. George for a soul-searching, heart-pumping, gourmet-food-eating weekend so good…you may want to stay forever.

Ferrybldg article

7 Romantic San Francisco Date Ideas

Why leave your heart in San Francisco when you can bring your love along with you? The City by the Bay’s enchanting culture, architecture and cuisine—coupled with picturesque water and city views—make it the perfect place to wow a date.

Bloody mary article

5 boozy brunches worth waking up for in Philly

Where to get your brunch on in the City of Brotherly Love..

Rumhouse article

Why Magazine Street Has The Best Food in New Orleans

Forget Bourbon Street. If you’re looking for an authentic New Orleans experience, go where the locals go—Magazine Street.

Redrock article
Marriott Traveler

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.

Phillybike article

The Ultimate Trail to Tavern 3-Day Weekend in Philadelphia

Philadelphia might be best known for cheesesteaks and ‘Brotherly Love’, but this trail to tavern city is working hard to earn a new nickname: America’s Best Beer City. For outdoor enthusiasts looking to pair ales with hiking trails, America’s 5th biggest city has a ton to offer—if you know where to find it.

Bonneville article
Marriott Traveler

Pinching Pennies? Find Cheap and Free Activities in Salt Lake City

Whether you like exploring the outdoors, visiting historic sights or simply touring the city’s many museums, Salt Lake City has plenty to offer budget-conscious tourists.

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Marriott Traveler

Insider’s Guide to Salt Lake City Historic Sights

Home to the “Greatest Snow on Earth,” Salt Lake City is Utah’s high-elevation capital and the state’s most populous city. Many of the landmarks from the city’s establishment still stand, and you can see them all on a tour of Salt Lake City’s most historic sights.