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.

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December 11, 2018

There's nothing quite like soaking in a hot spring after a long hike. In central New Mexico, north of Albuquerque and west of Santa Fe, sits the Jemez plateau, an active geothermal area that boasts several natural hot springs. Some of these, like McCauley Hot Springs a...

October 17, 2017

The Devil's Backbone. The name conjures up an interesting visual image. The reality is an interesting trail in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

Located north of Denver and just west of Loveland, Colorado, Devil's Backbone Open Space is 2,100 acres of grassland and...

September 26, 2017

Yellowstone National Park is a great family vacation spot. From visiting Old Faithful to seeing bison and elk up close. But what do you do when you’re sitting around the campfire one night and your eight year old suddenly says “I want to climb a mountain”? No worries....

February 6, 2017

Death Valley. The name doesn’t exactly conjure up an inviting vacation destination. Most people think of Death Valley as very hot, very dry and very remote. While all this is true, it is also quiet, starkly beautiful and about as far off the beaten path as you can get...

January 16, 2017

Located high in the Appalachian Mountains, Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the border between Tennessee and North Carolina. These mountains are quite different than their western cousins. The Smokies are covered with dense forests. They are also lower in...

January 4, 2017

Traveling to upper New York state brings one to a world as different from New York City as possible. The Adirondack Mountains are the prime feature in this land of pine trees, lakes and New England charm. Taking up a large portion of the northern part of the state is A...

December 27, 2016

The Olympic Peninsula in northwestern Washington state is a breathtakingly beautiful part of the country. Much of the peninsula is a national park. One of the most dramatic entries into the Olympic National Park is just south of Port Angeles. Mount Angeles Road travers...

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