Erin Kirkland Erin Kirkland is a travel writer based in Anchorage, Alaska, specializing in travel to Alaska. She is the author of "Alaska on the Go: Exploring the 49th State With Children" and publisher of AKontheGO.com, Alaska’s only family travel resource.Her work has been featured in a number of national magazines, online publications, radio, television, and the state's largest daily newspaper. Experience Kirkland is a former travel writer for Tripsavvy. She was a regular contributor specializing in travel to Alaska. She is the author of "Alaska on the Go: Exploring the 49th State With Children" and publisher of AKontheGO.com, Alaska’s only family travel resource. For two years she was the managing editor of Outdoor Families Magazine, an online publication encouraging travel to the great outdoors.Her work has appeared in Alaska Magazine, Huffington Post Travel, Fox News Online, Working Mother Magazine's online, Outdoor Families Magazine, MiniTime.com travel referral service, Alaska Coast Magazine, Anchorage’s CBS affiliate, KTVA 11, Alaska Travelgram Radio Show, and Alaska Public Media, and the Alaska Dispatch News (Anchorage Daily News). Education Kirkland graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a bachelor's degree in recreation management and leisure studies. She also earned a graduate certificate in gerontology at the University of Washington.Awards and PublicationsAlaska MagazineAlaska Coast MagazineKTVA 11, CBS affiliate in AnchorageAlaska Travelgram Radio ShowAlaska Public MediaAlaska Dispatch News (Anchorage Daily News)Huffington Post TravelOutdoor Families Magazine 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.