Five Best Waterfalls

21 10 2021

My latest story for 1889 Magazine was a fun one to write! Here are, for a variety of reasons, five of my favorite waterfalls in the state of Washington.

Rainbow Falls in Stehekin, Washington





Statesman Journal: Shotgun Creek features beautiful winter hike between Salem and Eugene

2 03 2021

My new book, “Best Easy Day Hikes Salem and Eugene” comes out April 1st! Here’s kind of a sneak peek – the Shotgun Creek hike was featured last week in the Salem newspaper, the Statesman Journal. Click here to read the online version.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Off-Season Escape, Lincoln City

4 01 2021

The Oregon Coast in winter? Absolutely! My latest in Northwest Travel & Life details the why, what, and where, in Lincoln City during the winter months. On newsstands now or click here to read the PDF version.

Friends of Wildwood Open Space in Lincoln City




Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Prairie City, Oregon

28 12 2020

One of my favorite Eastern Oregon towns, for so many reasons. I detail quite a few of those attributes in my latest story for Northwest Travel & Life Magazine. Read the PDF version here.





Bend Magazine: Central Oregon Waterfall Hikes

4 10 2020

My first feature story for Bend Magazine details an eclectic mix of regional hikes. Click here to read the online version.

Strawberry Falls




Travel Oregon: The Joys of Hiking the Mid and South Willamette Valley

28 09 2020

My latest for Travel Oregon highlights some of the hiking gold I discovered while working on my forthcoming guidebook, “Best Easy Day Hikes Salem and Eugene.” Click here to give it a read!





Afternoon Live: Socially Distant Activities You Can Do This Spring Break

19 03 2020

Taking the family on lesser-visited outdoor excursions is a great way to stay healthy, keep spirits up, and maintain social distance. On my latest Afternoon Live segment, I list some Portland-area trails that accomplish all three. Click here to watch.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Oregon Highway 395

6 01 2020

My latest for Northwest Travel and Life Magazine details one of my favorite road trips from last year – the Oregon section of Highway 395. Pick it up on newsstands now or click here to read the pdf version.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Tacoma’s Craft Cocktail Hotspots

12 11 2019

Tacoma is definitely one of my new favorite cities to explore. It has everything, including something any city needs – a cocktail scene. My latest for Northwest Travel & Life lists some of my favorites. On newsstands now or click here to read a pdf version.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Overnight in a Lighthouse

6 11 2019

Did you know that there are some lighthouses in the Northwest that you can stay overnight at? In my latest story for Northwest Travel & Life I describe what to expect and list my favorites. Pick up a copy on newsstands now or click here to read the pdf version.