New England Travel Expert Kim Knox Beckius is a Yankee Magazine Contributing Editor, owner of EverythingNewEngland.com and the author of seven books including Backroads of New England and New England's Historic Homes & Gardens. Based in Connecticut, she has been a freelance travel writer, photographer and PR consultant for more than 18 years.
Kim has worked with clients all over the world including the Kennebunkport Resort Collection, The Telegraph, Nasheed Events, the Official Connecticut Visitors Guide, Gayot.com, Town & Country, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Aer Lingus CARA and many other print and online publications. She is frequently called on by the media to discuss New England travel and events and has recently appeared on New England Cable News (NECN), WPRI's The Rhode Show and WTNH's CT Style. She has been quoted coast-to-coast in publications from the Hartford Courant to the Fresno Bee.
A native of New York's Hudson Valley, Kim has always enjoyed exploring New England. She relocated to Connecticut in 1996. Prior to becoming a full-time freelancer in 2002, she worked as a newspaper correspondent, a history teacher, public programs coordinator at a historic mansion, editor and spokesperson for an upstate New York utility company and senior projects manager for a financial consulting firm.
In addition to writing about travel in New England and beyond, Kim has also presented on travel and wellness to corporations in the region, spoken at libraries and events such as the Vermont Travel Industry Conference and served as a step-on guide for groups touring New England. She also has worked with clients to design customized New England itineraries.
Kim holds a Master's degree in education from the State University of New York at New Paltz and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in history and public relations from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), the nation's leading professional organization for travel writers.
Kim Knox Beckius
If you've never been to New England, I hope to convince you to visit this glorious part of the world. From my catbird seat in the heart of New England, I'll introduce you to New England places and share tips for making the most of your stay.