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Amy Whitley
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Now I'm curious where you're thinking of going!
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What you need to know to reserve your own fire tower stay in the wilderness...we absolutely loved this!
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Loved writing this release on common mistakes newbies make in Disney theme parks. Happy spring park-going, everyone! http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11690041.htm
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Great tips!  Disney can be a wee bit overwhelming if do not know how to navigate well and these are great for newcomers to the fantastic world of Disney!  Thanks +Amy Whitley 
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Create your own 5 item survival kit for kids for only $5! http://pitstopsforkids.com/2014/04/make-5-item-outdoor-survival-kit-5/ #outdoors   #camping  
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Tips for easing RV travel with kids during road trips this summer and spring break!
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Where to backpack with kids in Northern CA this summer! http://pitstopsforkids.com/2014/04/where-to-backpack-with-kids/
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Love the brand new outdoor free play area at Portland's Children Museum!  
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Outdoor gear reviews before camping season!
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freelance writing, copy editing, marketing and sponsorship pitching, layout and design, social media
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  • Editor, freelance writer
    Pit Stops for Kids, Trekaroo, Go Green Travel Green, 2009 - present
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Writer. Editor. Outdoor travel lover.
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Freelance writer of everything from memoir to personal essays to travel how-tos, you may know me as the founding editor of Pit Stops for Kids, blogger at Never-True Tales, or content editor of Trekaroo. I publish the column NWKids at OutdoorsNW Magazine, write for the travel section of Huffington Post, and blog for EpicMoms, a ski vacation blog for Vail Resorts.
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Family travel freelance writer, editor, and staff writer. Fiction writer. Reader. Road trip warrior.
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  • Whitworth University
    English, Journalism, 1994 - 1998
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Mammoth ski trip tips: Overview of Mammoth Mountain
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June Mountain skiing for families: the best kept secret of the Sierras
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Keystone lodging review: The Springs at River Run Village
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During or latest winter Keystone ski trip with kids, we stayed in a two-bedroom condo in River Run’s The Springs. At the end of our trip, my

Black Butte Ranch: home base for Central Oregon outdoor recreation
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Every time we visit Central Oregon, we discover yet another family-friendly resort. While some resorts are best for golf vacations, and othe

Three family friendly destinations with holiday programming
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Berkeley CA’s Adventure Playground
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Sun and Family-friendly Fun in Whistler, BC
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The Montage Laguna Beach: beach luxury for families
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Family friendly Las Vegas: Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Desert Club Resort
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Best Juneau day excursion: Sled Dog Discovery and Mushers’ Camp
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If given the opportunity to visit the Sled Dog Discovery and Mushers' Camp in Juneau Alaska, take it! It may well be the best Juneau day exc

Celebrate Family and the Magic of the Holidays at Disneyland
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Top 5 things to do with kids in Colonial Williamsburg | The Mother of al...
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Colonial Williamsburg is an educational, fun, and fascinating place to visit with school-aged children. Here are highlights, including five

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