Sara Gates Resident Travel Expert and content guru managing a fast-growing team of 50+ travel writers and photographers at Vacasa.

Resident travel expert and content guru managing a fast-growing team of 50+ travel writers and photographers at Vacasa, Sara Gates is an avid traveler—usually accompanied by her golden retriever, Oscar. From exotic international destinations to the lesser-known gems here in the U.S., Sara has seen it all. She currently writes about her adventures for Vacasa.com, but has also been published in local publications Portland Monthly and popular travel site Bootsnall. Some of Sara’s favorite destinations include Queenstown, New Zealand; Manzanita, Oregon; and Savannah, Georgia.