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Editor and writer John Goepel, picture
John Goepel

Former senior editor John Goepel joined the magazine's staff in 1982 and eventually became an expert on its long publishing history. He contributed numerous automotive-related articles during his 25-year tenure as well as stories on Napa's di Rosa Preserve of contemporary Bay Area art, Santa Barbara, Seattle, San Luis Obispo, and flying in a vintage plane in Sonoma.

From the writer

  • Las Vegas

    The smart money continues to bet on family gambling as the rollout of new mega attractions continue.

  • American Queen

    Rolling down the Mississippi in style onboard a modern paddle wheel steamship.

  • Columbia River

    America's second biggest river just keeps rollin' along through some of the best and most accessible scenery in the Northwest...

  • Detroit - Motown Celebrates

    People had built a car here and a car there before, but no one had a production run of identical cars. It was the birth of Am...

  • Monterey: Moody Blue

    The Monterey Bay Aquarium's new Outer Bay wing gets you 50 miles out and 300 feet down—without getting you wet.

  • Washington's Mount St. Helens

    When Mount St. Helens erupted, southern Washington wasn’t toasted, but it was scrambled. The just-completed Spirit Lake Memor...

  • The Skeena Railroad

    Roll through Canada in a Vista Dome, from the ocean flecked with foam through scenic valleys and mountains.

  • Finland

    Finnish finesse from Helsinki to Mariehamn—and some steamy saunas too