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Welcome!

Thanks for visiting my website. Here you'll find information about all of my guidebooks, plus photos, comprehensive hotel listings and more. Although I've saved the best for my books, this website will serve as a valuable resource for anyone planning a trip to Costa Rica, Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Acadia or Joshua Tree.

About Me...

After finishing college in 1999, I went back to Maine, where I was born and raised, and wrote and self-published a guidebook to Acadia National Park. When it came out the response was overwhelming. People came up to me at book signings with dog-eared copies of my book, telling me it was the only guide they used. Following the success of my Acadia book, I headed West and wrote guidebooks to Joshua Tree, Grand Canyon and Yosemite national parks. After those books became bestsellers, I moved to Costa Rica and wrote Costa Rica: The Complete Guide. So far my guidebooks have sold over 100,000 copies, and in 2012 my Acadia, Yosemite, Grand Canyon and Joshua Tree guides were the bestselling guidebooks to their respective national parks.

So thanks for your support. Because of you, I've got the best job in the world!