Lauren Himiak

  • Lauren Himiak is a freelance writer and editor living in New York City; she shared her insights to national park travel on TripSavvy for three and a half years.
  • Lauren has visited every national park in the United States, collecting badges along the way.
  • She has worked as a news reporter, radio host, and writer for various newspapers, magazines, and websites, including as a community blogger for HuffPost.


Lauren keeps busy as a full-time editor and freelancer. She has worked as a news reporter and radio host, and her work has been published in various newspapers and magazines, and on websites including HuffPost.


Lauren earned her bachelor's degree in professional writing and communications from the State University College of New York in Cortland.

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

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