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.


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.


Heather graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

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.

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