Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Brand New Bend

26 08 2022

Sure, everybody knows about Bend. It might just be the most “Oregon” place in Oregon. Between that rugged and alluring landscape, year-round outdoor activities, and dining and lodging options that range from rustic to royal, it’s a deservedly well-known destination. But have you been in the last 5 years? The last year? Heck, the last 6 months? Bend is a town with a seemingly never-ending procession of new and inventive things to eat and drink, places to stay, and things to do. With that in mind, here’s a sample itinerary to help you experience just some of what might be new to you. Click here to read the story.





Cannon Beach, Oregon: Hiking Trails of Ecola State Park

3 02 2022

This is hopefully the first of many video projects that I’ll be doing for Cannon Beach. Produced by the fine folks at Morrisey Productions, this video details the hiking options at the iconic Ecola State Park. Please note that as of February 2022, the park is still temporarily closed to repair a sinkhole on Ecola Park Road. So please check before you go. Until the reopening, check this out!





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Buried Treasure in Southern Idaho

30 01 2022

“There’s a ton of buried treasure in Southern Idaho, but not the kind you might think. From the road or on foot, the Hagerman and Twin Falls areas look like, well, a mostly flat and semi-arid landscape. But don’t be fooled. In addition to the renowned Snake River Canyon and Shoshone Falls, Southern Idaho’s “Magic Valley” is home to a number of deep, fertile gorges and smaller spring-fed box canyons that, due to the region’s relatively flat topography, are all but imperceptible to the eye until you’re just feet away from them. But if you know where they are and how to access them, their rewards are many. With that in mind, here’s a primer to help you seek out Southern Idaho’s buried treasures.” Click here to read the full story.

Box Canyon’s pristine blue waters




AAA / Via Magazine

8 01 2022

My first print story for Via Magazine is about one of my all-time favorite towns – Bisbee, AZ. Click here to read it.





Afternoon Live: Winter Getaways

8 01 2022

Earlier this week on Afternoon Live, I shared some of my favorite destinations for a winter getaway. Click here to watch the segment.

Leavenworth, Washington




Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: A Long Winter Weekend in the Klamath Basin

7 01 2022

There are a ton of things you could do in the Klamath Basin with 72 hours to spend. That said, here’s how I did it, as told in Northwest Travel & Life.

Burney Falls




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





Explore Oregon Podcast: Adventure and history await on the Tillamook Coast

24 01 2021

I recently had the privilege of appearing on the Explore Oregon Podcast to talk with hosts Zach Urness and David Davis about our favorite things on Oregon’s Tillamook Coast. Click here to listen.





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.





Afternoon Live: Virtual Vacation!

16 04 2020

If you want to travel a little further afield than your neighborhood park, virtual tours are a great option right now. On my latest Afternoon Live appearance, I talk about tours for everyone from outdoor and nature lovers to art aficionados,. I also include some educational virtual tours that blend numerous attributes. And they’re all free!!! Click here to watch the segment.