Jackie Perrin


Professional Experience

A versatile journalist with 20 years of experience, I have covered education, parenting, food, home, health, travel and business topics for publications ranging from TripAdvisor to Gannett News Service. Follow me on Instagram @NYFamtravels.


20 Years
Copy Editor
10 Years
Graphic Designer
10 Years


Family, Children & Teenagers


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Newspaper - Local/Regional
Online/new media

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years



How three women turned a passion for sweets into a career.
Little Italy, Niagara Falls
Savor the fiery flavor of hot chicken at these hot Nashville dining spots

New York Travel

Escape to New York's Finger Lakes region
Cornell Lab of Ornithology is fun for the entire family.
Take a trip to Seneca Falls, NY-- the birthplace of women's rights
4 Upstate NY locales where you can vacation with your dog
Uncover remarkable history at the Susan B Anthony House in upstate New York.
Take a trip on the Underground Railroad

Travel Destination Guides

The best places to sleep, eat and play in Orlando
Where to sleep, eat and play in Nashville
The best places to eat, sleep and play in Charleston
The best activities, dining and hotels for families in New York's Thousand Islands Region
The best attractions, dining and hotels in the capital city o Arkansas

Orlando & Florida

Where should you stay with your family in Disney World? I bunked at 25+ Walt Disney Resort hotels (with kids!) to get the low-down for you!

Travel Tips


12 Things You Can't Forget to Pack for Disney

Home & Lifestyle


Renovations at Nashville's famous Ryman Auditorium give new reasons to visit
Ditch the car keys and enjoy a laid-back vacation on these family-friendly islands, all accessible without a passport
From the Outer Banks to Disney World, revisit 9 classic family vacations
Take advantage of portability and a free flight at these baby-friendly resorts
From cowgirls to scientists, women have made a difference—and Women’s History Month is the perfect time to celebrate them.
5 Best Mother-Daughter Trips