Lynn O’Rourke Hayes

Lynn O’Rourke Hayes is a journalist with more than 25 years experience writing and speaking on travel, technology and family issues. She edits, which she cofounded with her business partner Pam Plesons, and she previously worked for two hotel companies and consulted to numerous other organizations. She has written a book about balancing work and family and contributed to several others. She recently became a travel columnist for the Dallas Morning News; and launch the Adventure Mom blog at Her work also has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA TODAY, The Wall Street Journal and The Arizona Republic. She’s appeared on the TODAY show and numerous other television and radio programs. 

Latest Articles by Lynn O’Rourke Hayes

Experience the Aspen Art Scene at Anderson Ranch

Hotel Perks For Pooches

Wings Over Willcox

Luxury Camping at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Customized Luxury Travel Made Easy

Steamboat Springs: Ski Town U.S.A.

Top Lodging and Dining in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs: Raring for the Rodeo

Rafting in Steamboat When the Snow Melts

Camp Among the Bears in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park: A Natural Wonder

Yellowstone Park: Comfort in the Wild

Classroom Yellowstone

Vail: What’s Hot in Winter

Sweet Summer in the Vail Valley

Vail Valley: A Resort for All Seasons

Vail Day Trip: Minturn

Voluntourism: A Holiday for the Heart

Tucson: Southwest Vacation Haven

Tucson Caving: An Underground Education

Tucson’s Family-Friendly Rincon Ranches