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.
After Yellowstone, dip into southern Idaho to explore attractions, including two national park sites, you won’t find elsewhere.
Go on scenic floats or on Class IV whitewater rafting trips offered on the Gallatin, Yellowstone, and Madison Rivers.
This center was one of 10 camps in remote, isolated locations where more than 14,000 Japanese Americans were confined behind barbed wire.
Dinosaurs lived near these prehistoric red and purple volcano-made hills. Today, see a restored speakeasy, an airplane museum, and dinosaur track site.
Just minutes from Yellowstone's east gate, ride the dual ziplines on five sections. Even race your buddy side-by-side. Watch the video.
Gary Moses, former national park ranger and product ambassador for Counter Assault bear spray, shares his tips to avoid a dangerous bear encounter.
Northeast of Yellowstone, find a brewery district, gluten-free pancakes and Old West charm in Billings, Mont., A city of 110,000.
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.
Find out which Yellowstone lodges in the parks turn up the heat and keep logs burning in their fireplaces all winter. Or you can brave the cold and camp.
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.
One of the perks to visiting our national parks – especially for those not interested in roughing it – is staying in charming hotels.
In Grand Teton, all’s quiet on the western front in winter, except one unique lodging operation that come alive when the snow starts to fall.
See the Badlands, Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower, Yellowstone and more on this 2,800 mile all-American road trip.
You’ll find one of the West’s most vibrant storytellers in Great Falls, Mont. and Lewis & Clark rivers to raft or walk.
Just 15 minutes from Grand Teton National Park and less than two hours from Yellowstone, stop at this old West town with a touch of class and a lot of fun.
Waters surrounding Yellowstone offer up everything from lazy floats to intense rapids—pleasing everyone from kids to adrenaline junkies.
See a Native American bison jump, ancient rock drawings, and wild horses on your road trip between two of America's most popular national parks.
Stay west of the Tetons to discover all the gems in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. You’ll lose the crowds and find affordable lodging options.
Learn the history of the town’s famous motorcycle rally, but also explore it's outdoor recreation and cultural arts scene.
Guided adventures like whitewater rafting, horseback riding, fly fishing, mountain biking and park tours. Try our 5-day adventure package.
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.
There are five Yellowstone park entrances in three states, Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana, allowing easy access to this vast park.
The park is shaped like your left-hand thumb and is dotted with three main entrances. But there's a surprise when you head south from Yellowstone.
One of the most breathtaking routes to Yellowstone is the 68-mile stretch of the Beartooth Highway - named a National Scenic Byway’s “All-American Road.”