October 19, 2014


Gifford-Walmart-0902Erin Gifford is a DC-based family travel expert who founded Kidventurous in April 2011 to help moms and dads plan family travel adventures that are both educational and fun. A mother of four (ages 5, 7, 9 & 11), Erin is an early-riser (4:45 am on weekdays), a runner and a UVA grad (go Hoos!).

Erin serves as one of five Smart Family Travel experts for Scholastic Parent & Child magazine. Her blog has also received multiple accolades. In 2011, Kidventurous was selected by the editors of Parents magazine as the Best Family Travel Blog. Kidventurous was also chosen as the Best Family Travel Blog by Luxury Travel Mavens, and was named a Finalist, Top Family Travel Sites in the Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Awards in late-2012.

Erin’s family travel writing can be found on TravelChannel.com, NBCNews.com Travel, National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel, SmarterTravel.com, Family Vacation Critic, Fodors.com, Travel MamasParents, Poshbrood, Fat Wallet, Savings.com, Trekaroo, Viator, Lifetime Moms, MiniTime and more. She also shares her family travel advice in radio and television interviews.

Erin is a PR-friendly family travel expert and would love to hear from you about how she can help with your next marketing campaign. Please send an email and let’s talk about how we can work together. Or, feel free to take a look at the media kit for Kidventurous and let’s get started.

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