Karrie Gavin

  • Karrie Gavin is a native Philadelphian, a realtor, and the author of "Moon Philadelphia," a travel guidebook to the city.
  • She has written for Philadelphia magazine, Philadelphia Home & Garden, Philadelphia Wedding, and Pennsylvania Wine & Spirits Quarterly.


Karrie Gavin is a former writer for TripSavvy, specializing in Philadelphia travel for two years. She is the author of "Moon Philadelphia," a guidebook to the city. Her writing has appeared in magazines including Philadelphia magazine, Philadelphia Home & Garden, Philadelphia Wedding, Pennsylvania Wine & Spirits Quarterly, AAA World, and US Airways magazine, and in the anthology "P.S. What I Didn't Say" published by Seal Press.

As former editor of Campus Philly, she was responsible for maintaining a website, weekly newsletter, and print guide to Philadelphia for local college students.


Karrie Gavin earned her bachelor's degree in English at Penn State University and earned a master's degree in journalism at Temple University, where she was also an adjunct instructor of public speaking.

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About TripSavvy and Dotdash

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