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Sara Benson

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After graduating from college in Chicago, Sara jumped on a plane to the West Coast with just one suitcase and $100 in her pocket. She landed in crazy San Francisco, and today makes her home in a beach town on the California coast. She also spent three years living in Japan, after which she followed her wanderlust around Asia for almost a year before returning to the USA, where she has worked as a teacher, a journalist and a national park ranger. She is an all-seasons outdoor enthusiast.

Already the author of 50 travel and non-fiction books, Sara (aka Sam) has written for publishers including Lonely Planet, Wilderness Press, National Geographic, Compass American Guides and Countryman Press. Her travel writing features in newspapers and magazi...more


With over 275 California state parksto choose from, sometimes it's the littlest parks that get overlooked. Honestly, that's OK with me, because it means more solitude when I hike. But low visitation numbers also equal a greater chance of that park being closed next time California has a budget crisis. That's why I'm devoting this entire post to showing you the giant beauty of tiny Harmony Head... Read more of this blog post »
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USA's Best Trips
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