Kara Williams

Welcome to the new Colorado Travel site! Here, longtime travel writer Kara Williams shares her firsthand experiences, recommended reviews, travel tips and more as you plan your travels to her home state.


Kara Williams is an award-winning freelance writer who has covered topics ranging from business and babies to skiing and spas in her 23-year editorial career. Kara has been employed as a newspaper reporter, magazine editor and corporate copyeditor.

She has made her home in Colorado for more than two decades, writing about the Centennial State in such publications as the Denver Post, Dallas Morning News, Sunset, Luxury Las Vegas, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Fodors.com, Expeida.com and many more newspapers, magazines and websites.

Kara has spoken about social media and travel blogging at industry events, such as BlogWorld & New Media Expo, Social Media Strategies for Travel, Type-A-Mom Conference and PRSA Travel & Tourism. She is regularly quoted as a travel expert in newspapers and magazines, such as USA TODAY, Real Simple, The Nest and Connecticut Parent.


Kara holds a bachelor's degree in English from Dartmouth College. She is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), the nation's leading professional organization for travel writers. Awards include the 2012 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for Best Travel Blog for The Vacation Gals, a blog she co-owns with two other travel writers.

Kara Williams

I look forward to sharing tips, trips and treasures from my home state!

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