A Taste of New York’s Finger Lakes Wine Country

A Taste of New York’s Finger Lakes Wine Country

Enjoy a taste of New York’s Finger Lakes Wine Country at regional wineries, breweries, a cidery, and a distillery, served up with a side of locally-sourced cuisine. I was a guest of the Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council, but all thoughts and opinions...
How to Plan an Oregon Road Trip

How to Plan an Oregon Road Trip

A collection of Oregon road trip ideas and itineraries for the Tualatin Valley, the Tillamook Coast, the Mt. Hood Territory, and the Columbia River Gorge. I was a guest of the Tualatin Valley, the Tillamook Coast, and the Mt. Hood Territory, but all thoughts and...
Vineyards & Valleys: A Tualatin Oregon Scenic Drive

Vineyards & Valleys: A Tualatin Oregon Scenic Drive

An Oregon scenic drive through the Tualatin Valley features pastoral landscapes, farms, wineries, historical sites, taverns, and a national wildlife refuge. I was a guest of Washington County Visitors Association, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. An...
Happy Trails!: An Arizona Road Trip

Happy Trails!: An Arizona Road Trip

Arizona Happy Trails is a themed road trip itinerary featuring the state’s Coronado Trail, Salsa Trail, Fresh Foodie Trail®, Apache Trail, and much more. The Arizona Office of Tourism invited a group of international journalists on a 5-day loop...
8 First-Rate Cultural Sites in Lubbock, Texas

8 First-Rate Cultural Sites in Lubbock, Texas

Visit 8 first-rate cultural sites in Lubbock, Texas, including Lubbock Lake NHL, the Buddy Holly Center, the National Ranching Heritage Center, the American Wind Power Center, the Silent Wings Museum, Texas Tech’s Public Art Collection,...
Phoenix to Tucson to Safford: An Arizona Road Trip

Phoenix to Tucson to Safford: An Arizona Road Trip

Driving from Phoenix to Tucson to Safford on the first leg of an Arizona road trip includes a bike tour, a winery visit, and full bellies to boot! I was invited by the Arizona Office of Tourism to join an eclectic group of international journalists on a 5-day...