Heather Cross Heather Cross lives in New York City and began covering the area for TripSavvy in 2002.She provides valuable insight about traveling with kids in New York City and making the area fun and manageable for families.Heather's New York City travel expertise has been featured on "Today in New York" and ESPN 1050. Experience Heather Cross is a former writer for TripSavvy, serving as its New York City travel expert for nearly 15 years. She moved to New York City after college and began learning the ins and outs of life in the Big Apple. Since then, Heather has played tour guide to numerous visitors providing first-hand knowledge about New York City and making the metropolis feel a lot less intimidating. She is a travel agent and certified New York City specialist through New York City and Company, the city's official marketing, tourism, and partnership organization. Education Heather graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts in English. About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith 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.