Chris Olson

Author Articles

Tiny Home, Van, or RV?

What's The Difference Between a Tiny Home and a Van—and What's Best For You?

Presidential Playgrounds

For centuries, our nation’s leaders have sought refuge in Appalachia—and played important roles in protecting its public lands.

We Lived in a Tent All Summer Together and We’re Still Married

Chris Olson and his wife lived in a tent together for an entire summer—and they’re still married. Here is their field-tested advice for outdoor couples.

Locals Only: How to Get the Best Adventure Beta from Resident Experts

How to glean the best adventure beta from resident experts who keep it secret.