Kara Williams

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.

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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