Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

  • Suzanne Rowan Kelleher is a nationally recognized family travel expert and an award-winning travel writer and editor.
  • She has written for Travel, Travel + Leisure, NBCNews/, Good Housekeeping, Parents, Disney's, and Parenting.
  • Suzanne is a two-time winner of the Gold Magellan award from Travel Weekly magazine for her work on


Suzanne Rowan Kelleher is a former writer for TripSavvy, contributing hundreds of articles about family travel for four years. Kelleher's writing focuses on how to make the most of traveling with kids. As a freelance travel writer, she has contributed to numerous national outlets including Travel, Travel + Leisure, NBCNews/, Good Housekeeping, Parents, Disney's, The Boston Globe, and Parenting.

She is also a frequent broadcast media guest expert who has appeared on CNN, NBC News, ABC News, and other numerous television outlets and has been quoted extensively in print and online media, including The New York Times, Forbes, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune,, Travel Weekly, Newsday, Real Simple, and

Kelleher was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of, a family vacation-planning site that won the prestigious Gold Magellan award from Travel Weekly magazine in 2009 and 2010. In addition, she was the managing editor at, a family trip-planning site.


Suzanne graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's degree in communication arts.

Awards and Publications
  • Travel Weekly magazine's Gold Magellan awards (2009 and 2010)

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

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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