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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June 15, 2018

Badlands National Park is located in the southwest portion of South Dakota. The park takes it's name from the other-worldly nature of the landscape, created by centuries of erosion. Spires and ridges of rock jut up from the surrounding plains, looking like a giant sand...

January 19, 2018

Located along Costa Rica's central Pacific coast, Manuel Antonio National Park is the smallest of the nation's 34 national parks and reserves. However the small size, just over 1,600 acres, belies the wealth of activity and biodiversity in the area.

Carved out of a rapi...

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...

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....

August 8, 2017

What makes a pool one of the best in the world? One could argue that it’s the size, or the décor, or the view, or the people that hang out there. But the main purpose of a pool is to get in the water. So the best pools would be those with the best water. Based on those...

March 7, 2017

Arches National Park is located in the southeastern part of Utah, near the outdoor recreation capitol of Moab. The park boasts some of the most amazing scenery in the United States and enough activities to tire out even the most intrepid traveler.

There are over 2,000 n...

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 28, 2017

Shenandoah National Park in Virginia is located just 75 miles from the hustle and bustle of Washington D.C.. But the park is so different than the nation’s capital it might as well be on another planet. The 200,000 acre park is home to numerous waterfalls, deep valleys...

January 17, 2017

The Grand Canyon is the largest canyon in the world at over 277 miles long. At its widest point the canyon is 18 miles across, as well as being more than a mile deep. Even with so much to see, the majority of tourists stay on the south rim and gaze at the natural wonde...

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...

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