Tori is the co-brand and content director of National Park Trips Media. She specializes in writing inspiring national park travelogues, foodie adventures and personal, heartfelt stories of people who shape our culture.
In 2018, Tori was recognized for her work with National Park Journal, winning three first-place awards for the Grand Canyon edition of the magazine. Later the same year, Tori was honored as a Folio: 100, a list of the top innovators, entrepreneurial thinkers, and industry-disruptors in magazine media.
Before joining National Park Trips Media, Tori worked for her alma mater as director of marketing for the CU-Boulder Alumni Association, developing and executing campaigns for national and local events and programs. She led an award-winning creative team of six and served as editor of the Coloradan magazine, which won two first-place national awards in 2011 and 2014 for magazine excellence, as well as two regional first-place awards and a second-place award in 2011-14.
Tori's travels have taken her across the globe and she has lived in Hong Kong, Kenya, Ecuador and Nepal. Some of her favorite national park experiences are hiking the Bright Angel Trail in the Grand Canyon, taking the trail down to the Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point, snowshoeing to Lone Star Geyser in Yellowstone and doing Rocky Mountain's East Inlet Trail with her family. When she's not in search of a story, she loves spending time with her family and skiing, running, biking, backpacking and traveling.
Tips to incredible rafting trips for families or thrill seekers on the untamed Yampa River, Gates of Lodore and Cataract Canyon in Utah and Colorado
Surrounded by two national parks with incredible redrock formations, the quirky and lively town of Moab is a great base for a romantic getaway.
You’ll dig ancient animal history in Vernal, Utah, located close to Dinosaur National Monument
What to expect on Arches National Park trails, from an incredibly popular arch hike to a difficult desert scramble in a remote area.
While Southwest Utah is known for its red-rock, there’s a pocket of mountains topped by aspens, wildflowers and pine trees. Stop at these 4 spots.
Enjoy an unforgettable evening of old fashioned western fun, music and great cowboy food in Bryce Canyon! Doors open at 7 pm late-April thru mid-October.
Ruby's Inn is a concessionaire for activities in and near Bryce Canyon National Park. Ride a horse, rent a bike, take an ATV tour, or go on a scenic flight in an airplane or helicopter.