Jenny Willden

Jenny Willden

Freelance Writer and Editor

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

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Bloody mary article

5 boozy brunches worth waking up for in Philly

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

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.

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.

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.

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Marriott Traveler

SLC After Dark: Where to Experience Salt Lake City’s Vibrant Nightlife

Despite Salt Lake City’s reputation for bizarre liquor laws, it’s easy to get a drink here — and there’s plenty to do long after the sun sets.

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Outdoor Sports Guide

Ready to Run: Essential Spring Racing Picks

Annual spring running/racing gear guide.

Pcchamber article

Local Tips on Making the Most of Your Park City Winter Vacay

Park City, Utah, is arguably most famous for hosting the Sundance Film Festival and the 2002 Winter Olympics. But beyond its rich history, this mining town turned ski mecca has plenty else to offer winter visitors. Take it from locals who live, work, and play in this mountain town— there’s more to Park City than celebrity sightings.

Monhegan article

The 7 Best Trail-to-Pub Pairings in Maine's Midcoast and Islands

Maine’s picturesque lighthouses, rocky coastlines, uninhabited islands, charming small towns, and relaxed vibe have been attracting visitors for centuries. But it’s the state’s booming craft beer scene that has an entirely new group of visitors coming to the Pine Tree State.

Union station article

5 Things You Must Eat and Drink at Denver’s Union Station

Denver’s century-old Union Station is still a departure point for trains, light rail and regional buses. A recent restoration has transformed this formerly tired station into a welcoming space, offering much more to do than just wait.

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America's Best Ski Towns

If you’re searching for an authentic mountain town in the US.. for your next skication, look no further than these favorites. These picks combined historic charm, quick mountain access, affordable transportation, and diverse food and drink options to make them must-visits.

Millennials article

RootsRated Labs | How Outdoor Can Grow the Millennial Audience

In a nutshell, millennials represent a diverse group that is constantly evolving. The key to growing this audience is to keep an eye on your brand’s mission, share your passion for the outdoors as much as possible, and keep up with social media.

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Outdoor Sports Guide

Inversion Escape to Grand Junction

5 Ways to Spend a Winter Weekend in Western Colorado

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A Weekend In Park City, Utah

Nestled between two ski resorts, Park City is best known for its accessibility to incredible snow sports and the annual Sundance Film Festival. The city's booming dining scene and breathtaking mountain backdrop make it a vibrant winter destination for out-of-town visitors.

City fitness article

Get Fit in Fishtown

City Fitness Fishtown celebrates their grand opening on Frankford Ave in Philadelphia.