Melissa Popp

Melissa Popp is a content strategist and digital engagement expert with more than a decade of experience. She has been TripSavvy's RVing and road trip expert since 2014. She also contributes to RVwithMe, RV Rentals Guide, and RV Open Road magazine. Melissa is also a member of the Professional Travel Bloggers Association.

She has worked with RV Open Road, RV Mobile Glass, and a handful of RV startups to help develop content and resources for travelers.

She spent her childhood summers RVing up and down the west coast and Alaska with family. As a freelance writer, Melissa has been able to pick up and go as she pleases, leading to many moves and travels throughout the United States.


For more than 20 years, Melissa has been fascinated with the idea of packing it all up and leaving the traditional concept of home behind her. In addition to writing about RV travel and road tripping here at TripSavvy, Melissa is a content strategist who works with a variety of small businesses in the Midwest along with the startup community in Denver.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith

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