Hashtag 59 S5 E12: Outdoor Writers Association of America

Nestled in Columbus, Indiana, just one hour from Indianapolis, this lush Outpost features an onsite trail with opportunities to spot plenty of wildlife, as well as a series of small bluffs that look out onto a serene forest full of mature trees.
Getaway House tiny cabin in Brown County, Indiana

A podcast interview were we talk Brown County Indiana, the Ohio River Paddleway, and more Midwest Adventures with our Special Guest Chez C from the OWAA. The OWAA is the Outdoor Writers Association of America and in this…

Listen to the full podcast at Hashtag59. 


‘Chez’ Chesak is an award-winning travel writer, tourism consultant and 25-year veteran of the outdoor and travel industries. He is Executive Director of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and formerly was the Vice President for Business Development for the Adventure Travel Trade Association and Executive Director of the Family Travel Association. He has been serious about his writing since about age eight. He also runs the Central States Chapter of the Society of American Travel Writers. He’s lived all over the U.S. and traveled to some 36 countries but has the most fun when he’s exploring with his wife and two daughters. An avid outdoors person, he’s happiest on a trail, on skis, or nestled into a sleeping bag. He deployed to Iraq with a U.S. Army line unit in 2005. His works have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Fodors.com, Good Housekeeping, Rachel Ray Every Day, Fatherly, Yahoo Travel, Family Vacation Critic, and many others. He also does periodic travel segments for the morning show of his local FOX affiliate and on American Forces Radio.

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