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Erica Zazo

Chicago-based, midwest-loving freelance outdoor + travel writer. 🌈👋 My words help inspire people to get outside, especially in cities, unexpected towns, and on lesser-known trails. Urban nature, embracing micro-adventures, and taprooms near trailheads are my jam.

10 Affordable gifts for adventure lovers
9 Pieces of road trip gear perfect for year-round adventure

9 Pieces of road trip gear perfect for year-round adventure

Erica Zazo

The beer gear I love (and you will too)

The beer gear I love (and you will too)

Erica Zazo

An ode to Midwest adventure

An ode to Midwest adventure

Erica Zazo

What is a land conservancy and where can I find one?

What is a land conservancy and where can I find one?

Erica Zazo

How to get into birding: Q&A with Feminist Bird Club

How to get into birding: Q&A with Feminist Bird Club

Erica Zazo

12 Places to hike, bike, and camp near Chicago

12 Places to hike, bike, and camp near Chicago

Erica Zazo

Get outdoors, but make it gay

Get outdoors, but make it gay

Erica Zazo

4 Outdoor adventures to take in Illinois this Summer

4 Outdoor adventures to take in Illinois this Summer

Erica Zazo