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.
Move clockwise through the museum from pre-European to "Two Worlds Meet" to "Broken Promises" and finally "Continuity and Change."
This vibrant capital city, 3 hours north of Yellowstone, caters to mountain bikers and wine tasters.
Learn the history of the town’s famous motorcycle rally, but also explore it's outdoor recreation and cultural arts scene.
In light of the spread of COVID-19, trying to find out what is open and closed in our national parks is a moving target these days. Here are updates.
After Yellowstone, dip into southern Idaho to explore attractions, including two national park sites, you won’t find elsewhere.
Should you stay in a historic hotel near Old Faithful, or a cabin closer to wildlife and the Lamar Valley? Follow this guide to find out.
Explore Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks in roomy vans with outstanding guides.
See the Badlands, Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower, Yellowstone and more on this 2,800 mile all-American road trip.
Located between Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks (2 miles south of Yellowstone), you'll find full-service cabins, RV and tent camping.
Gary Moses, former national park ranger and product ambassador for Counter Assault bear spray, shares his tips to avoid a dangerous bear encounter.
Southwest Montana offers everything from sapphires and spirits to saloons. See our list of the top ten places to stop between two national parks.
You’ll find one of the West’s most vibrant storytellers in Great Falls, Mont. with world-class paintings and an artsy river walk.
Watch your dinner get prepared at a chuckwagon. It’s one of many experiences at this Smithsonian-affiliated complex that’s home to world-class exhibits.
This center was one of 10 camps in remote, isolated locations where more than 14,000 Japanese Americans were confined behind barbed wire.
Northeast of Yellowstone, find a brewery district, gluten-free pancakes and Old West charm in this city of 110,000.
En route through Sinks Canyon, the Popo Agie River disappears dramatically into a cavern, leaving visitors to Lander, Wyo., to ask, “Where does it go?”
Enjoy the majestic beauty of the Big Horn Mountains along US Highway 16. The best and easiest route to Yellowstone, “The Sweet 16” Highway.
There are five Yellowstone park entrances in three states, Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana, allowing easy access to this vast park.
An easy day’s drive southwest of Yellowstone is Dinoland in Utah. You’ll dig ancient animal history at a museum and life-sized dinosaur garden.
It’s easy to get distracted by the park's world-class views, but don't miss these places to eat, sleep and play with Grand Teton Lodge Company.