Gary McKechnie will thrill you with his tales of motorcycle travel and the adventures he’s experienced while on his bike. In addition to riding his bike cross nationwide he is a best selling and award-winning author, travel writer and speaker. Gary travels around the nation to report on different areas of travel. He is able to connect with his audiences with incredible stories, imagination and exploration. He has had two books published, “Great American Motorcycle Tours,” a best-selling guidebook and “USA 101,” an in-depth look at 101 quintessentially American places, events and festivals.
Gary received a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism award – recognized as the ‘Pulitzer Prize of Travel Writing’ for “Great American Motorcycle Tours.” Gary has traveled and researched cities around the United States as well as worked in marketing, advertising and public relations. His experience has allowed him to work with companies such as National Geographic, Disney, Cunard, AOL, Harley-Davidson, Budget Travel and AAA.
Gary is no beginner when it comes to motorcycle travel, he has been featured in USA Today four times, along with American Heritage, Southern Living, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and many others. Gary’s presentations and love of travel are sure to excite you and inspire you!