Darren Smith Travel writer focusing on national parks in the U.S. and CanadaOver 10 years writing for TripSavvyEdited and published a number of travel directories Experience Darren Smith is a former writer with TripSavvy. He is an editor and writer specializing in the national parks found in the United States and Canada and contributed to TripSavvy for over a decade. Additionally, he has edited and published travel directories and written a number of magazine features. Education Darren holds a Bachelor of Arts from Oberlin College and an MBA from Emory University. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.