Amanda Norcross

Amanda Norcross is a travel writer, editor, and content strategist. Her travel expertise has been featured on major media outlets including NBC News and The Weather Channel, while her bylines have appeared in USA Today, FamilyVacationist, Family Vacation Critic, Health, SmarterTravel, and Travel + Leisure. Amanda was previously a senior editor at Tripadvisor, where she oversaw the rebrand and relaunch of Family Vacation Critic. She is currently a content and SEO strategist at U.S. News Travel. When she’s not writing a catchy title tag or traveling, you'll likely find her performing on a community theater stage, practicing yoga, sampling craft beer, or walking her mini-dachshund, Rudy.

• 10+ years of experience working as a writer, editor, and content strategist
• Former on-air expert for SmarterTravel Media (Airfarewatchdog, Family Vacation Critic, Jetsetter, Oyster, SmarterTravel, and What to Pack)
• Received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process

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