Mikaela is a sales and content specialist for National Park Trips Media. She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Colorado Boulder. Her writing has appeared online for brands like Copper Mountain Ski Area and Keep Nature Wild and in print for the National Park Journals.
Mikaela’s passion is to inspire others to get out and experience life. She spends most of her free-time outside hiking, skiing, climbing, taking photos, camping, snowshoeing, doing yoga – you name it! When she’s not outside, you can find her exploring hipster coffee shops or on the hunt for Denver’s best mac n’ cheese. You can follow her adventures on Instagram @themillennialoutside.
The National Park Service’s best East Coast sights are peppered with history, breathtaking nature and a vibrant music scene along the way.
From Canton to Maggie Valley, experience North Carolina’s craft beer and spirits scene.
Located just off the Blue Ridge Scenic Byway, this museum is a no-brainer stop for motorcycle lovers and novices alike.
Stay in one of the premier campgrounds on the quiet side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park with views of the surrounding mountains and lush forests.
Set in the foothills of the Great Smokies, in the heart of Cherokee tribal country, the Cherokee KOA boasts 360-degree views of the mountains.
Make your basecamp at the closest campground to Dollywood near Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
See Great Smoky Mountains National Park through a local’s eyes on a tour with Pink Adventure Tours
Experience the best of the South from food and history to gorgeous wilderness including waterfalls and autumn colors.
Experience the heart of American music, classic southern food, Civil War history and natural beauty on your way to the most visited national park in the country.