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.
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.
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.
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.”
See the Badlands, Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower, Yellowstone and more on this 2,800 mile all-American road trip.
You'll find everything from spirits and sapphires to ghost towns and river canyons. Here are our top picks for places to stop in southwest Montana.
Browse the gift shop selling Shoshone-Bannock crafts, watch your favorite sports team at the lounge and score a hotel room down the road from Yellowstone.
Gary Moses, former national park ranger and product ambassador for Counter Assault bear spray, shares his tips to avoid a dangerous bear encounter.
Spend a couple spectacular hours with wild horses and learn about Native American culture at the Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary.
You’ll find one of the West’s most vibrant storytellers in Great Falls, Mont. and Lewis & Clark rivers to raft or walk.
Northeast of Yellowstone, find a brewery district, gluten-free pancakes and Old West charm in this city of 110,000.
Hot springs, high peaks and Montana’s wide open spaces dominate this 2,114-mile tour from Seattle to Glacier and Yellowstone national parks and back.
Wildlife is abundant throughout these two national parks. See them in their natural habitat in the areas they frequent most.