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As an adventure traveler, mountain biker, hiker, golfer, skier, paddler, backpacker, and yogi… let’s celebrate life NOT on the couch. My feature blogs are full of juicy details and insight on destinations for the active traveler.


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Meet Laura

My goal is to help travel destinations, businesses, and organizations find their authentic voice to develop a connected digital strategy to increase marketing results and ROI.

I am a travel blogger and author of two books “I’ve Gotta Pack” and “Travel Light.” Since 2015, I’ve been partnering with destinations to promote the outdoor and adventure travel niche. My feature blogs are full of juicy details and insight on destinations for the active traveler that include mountain biking, hiking, golfing, skiing and more.

I am passionate about life-work-play balance, and my mission is to inspire others to travel their way to happy.

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Latest from the Blog

Moab Mountain Bike Menu

Moab Mountain Bike Menu

Better to be late to the party than to miss the whole enchilada. The Whole Enchilada is a world-famous mountain bike trail in Moab that usually means a shuttle ride to an epic seasonal drop-off point. Be ready for 7,000 feet and 15+ miles of descent with...

Mountain Bike the Mitten (New Trails Alert)

Mountain Bike the Mitten (New Trails Alert)

Most avid mountain bikers that visit the Mitten roll into Marquette or Copper Harbor, both epic trail systems. Copper Harbor is an IMBA Silver-level ride center, and Marquette is just a little behind with a bronze designation. What does that mean? IMBA ranks...

Mountain Magic, Winter Park CO

Mountain Magic, Winter Park CO

A rocky mountain ski trip is winter magic: snow-capped views above 10,000 feet, delightful apres-ski toasts with ski buddies, ripping a top-to-bottom run on packed powder, and a soak in the slope-side condo's hot tub…. The winter magic will dazzle you; a few weeks...