Jennifer Miner is a travel writer based in Los Angeles and the co-creator/editor of The Vacation Gals, a popular, multiple award-winning travel blog featuring family friendly destinations, tips for traveling with kids, romantic getaways, and more. It has won the GOLD for Travel Blog in the 2012 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition, Best Independent Travel Blog award from the North American Travel Journalists Association, and is rated one of the Top 20 Independent Travel Blogs.
Jennifer has had her pieces picked up and posted by the websites of USA Today and The Chicago Sun-Times, is a regular contributor to Hilton Hotel’s family travel website, Suite Trip, has guest-posted for Fodors.com and Today Moms (The Today Show’s family blog), and has been interviewed for outlets including CNN.com, MSNBC.com, FoxBusiness.com, Seattle’s Fox 13, Toronto’s Globe and Mail, Philadelphia’s 6 ABC.com (among others). Jennifer is also a creator and partner at Best Family Travel Experts and The Vacation Gals’ sister site, The Spa Gals.
Most recently, she has created and is co-chair of the Los Angeles Consortium of Online Travel. LACOT brings travel writers and other members of the travel industry together to highlight LA-area activities and attractions. MSNBC.com’s Chris Elliott named LACOT’s blog, Los Angeles Online Travel, as one of the “11 Best New Blogs of 2011.”
Jennifer has been a speaker about travel and/or SEO at several national conferences including BlogWorld Expo, BlogHer, Type A Parent, the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show, Society for American Travel Writers’ (SATW) Western Chapter Conference, and the Travel Bloggers Exchange.