Megan Michelson

Megan Michelson

Megan Michelson is a freelance writer based in Tahoe City, California.


How to Grow an Adventurous Family

In June 2011, with a nine-month-old and a two-year-old in tow, Somira Sao and her husband, James Burwick, set sail aboard their 40-foot carbon-fiber racing boat Anasazi Girl to cross the Atlantic...

Our 7 Favorite Packrafting Trips

If you're looking to really get away, sign up for a trip or get outfitted with the knowledge and supplies you'll need to plan your own excursions. Here's where to start.

Illustration of Surfer with Surfboard

When Surfing Is Literally Therapy

When Tim Conibear launched a surf club for kids in the Cape Town, South Africa, township of Masiphumelele in 2009, he realized the local children were coming both to surf and find something greater.

Meet the World's Coolest Airbnb Hosts

What if you show up to your oceanfront bungalow in Indonesia and your host has left you a surfboard, or you arrive in Colorado and the guy who hand-built your cabin also has tips on where to find the...

6 Fun Things to Do in Vermont

As part of an effort to get more people to relocate to Vermont, Governor Phil Scott recently signed a new bill into law that will cover up to $10,000 in moving and living expenses for a select number...