Shelly Rivoli is a family-focused travel writer whose work has received Lowell Thomas, Solas, and NATJA Awards. In addition, her travel photography has been published on four continents and received two Bill Muster Photo Competition Awards.
Her forthcoming guidebook, Hiking with Kids Southern California : 45 Great Hikes for Families (FalconGuides / Rowman & Littlefield), will be released this spring. The collection of “bucket list explorations” includes day hikes throughout the Southern Sierra, Central Coast, California Deserts, Los Angeles, and San Diego areas.
As a trusted voice in family travel, Shelly’s been quoted in numerous publications including Redbook, Real Simple, Parents, The Boston Globe, and the LA Times, and she was a recurring guest on ABC7’s View from the Bay. She continues providing travel inspiration and advice on her websites: TravelswithBaby.com and FamilyTravel411.com.