Tom is an award winning producer/director. He is a long distance cyclist and avid basketball and volleyball player. He blames his love of traveling on his parents.


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The Path Less Chosen

Travel that's just a bit off the beaten trail.

 "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."

- St. Augustine

Getting from point A to point B by foot, bicycle, kayak, or some other non-motorized means.

Interesting destinations that make you want to linger, overnight or for several days.

Things that make the journey worthwhile, whether it's a brew pub or the perfect spot to watch the sunset.

More great people and places

December 9, 2019

How about some hiking, history, and horseback riding along one of the great American Rivers? In the southwest corner of Nebraska, beside the mighty Missouri River, sits a state park worthy of a day trip or an entire weekend visit. Indian Cave State Park gets it's name...

January 28, 2019

It's like finding of little piece of England tucked away in the Pacific Northwest. Victoria, British Columbia sits on the southern end of Canada's Vancouver Island.  The quaint city is a delightful mix of maritime culture and beautiful gardens.

A wonderful way get to th...

February 24, 2018

Located in the heart of the Tuscany region, Siena has been called Italy's loveliest medieval city. It is wonderful place to spend a couple days enjoying the area's "la dolce vita".

The center of the city is Piazza Il Campo, a large plaza surrounded by buildings built in...

February 1, 2018

When thinking about tropical plants one doesn't normally consider Chicago, especially in the winter. However, the Garfield Park Conservatory offers citizens of this northern Midwest city a welcome break from the cold temperatures.

The Conservatory is one of the top faci...

December 28, 2017

It's that time of year where people sit down and make out their list of 2017's top restaurants, best movies, and favorite destinations. Here at The Path Less Chosen we'd like to share our list of the five favorite things we did this year. These are not necessarily what...

December 1, 2017

The Grand Canyon is one of the wonders of the natural world. Therefore lots and lots of people want to visit, almost five million a year.  The vast majority of those visitors crowd into the South Rim area. This spot has much to offer, but at times seems more like a Dis...

May 22, 2017

The Ohio River defines the border between Kentucky and Indiana. On the south side of the river sits the metropolis of Louisville, home of the Kentucky Derby, Louisville Slugger baseball bats, and the 2013 NCAA Men’s College Basketball champions. On the north side of th...

April 3, 2017

The Inner Harbor area of Baltimore has an almost Disney-like feel with the wide walkways, street performers and national chain restaurants. However, for the traveler looking to get away from the hoards of tourists, one only needs to walk a few blocks from the harbor to...

February 27, 2017

North of Traverse City, Michigan, on the little finger that sticks out into Lake Michigan, lies the community of Leland. A portion of this quaint hamlet is also known as Fishtown because of the commercial lake fishing that has gone on here for over 100 years. Depending...

February 20, 2017

Route 66 is sometimes known as the Mother Road. Before the Interstate system zipped drivers around the country, Route 66 was a direct link through the heartland of America from Chicago to Los Angeles. Much of the original road had been decommissioned or bypassed by exp...

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