Dawn Henthorn

  • Dawn Henthorn is a lifelong Florida resident and former editor of Wire to Wire and Florida's Horse Racing Digest and a contributing writer for Orlando Family Magazine.
  • Henthorn's work as a freelance journalist and travel expert for Florida has been quoted in several national news publications including USA Today, Biz Journals, and Florida Real Estate.


Dawn Henthorn is a former writer for TripSavvy who worked for 16 years as the travel expert for Florida. Henthorn grew up and currently lives in Florida​ and was also the editor of Wire to Wire and Florida's Horse Racing Digest and a contributing writer for Orlando Family Magazine.

Henthorn's earliest memories from the road include numerous day trips with her family to some of Florida's most historic destinations. Over the years, she has traveled the highways and byways of the Sunshine State witnessing the enormous changes that now make Central Florida one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world and South Florida one of the most diverse.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

TripSavvy writers are on-the-ground experts — they speak the local language, know how to catch their city’s tram, train or bus, and definitely have tabs on the best of everything in town, from cocktail to kids’ menu. And since the world changes every day, your travel guide should, too. Our dedicated team of editors is regularly reviewing our library to perform updates on thousands of articles per month. If you see something that doesn’t seem up to date, please let us know by emailing us at contact@tripsavvy.com.

TripSavvy is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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