Courtney Elko has been a journalist for more than 15 years, working in both print and digital media. She’s had a passion for travel since she road tripped down the California coast with her family at a young age.
Courtney has hiked the Faroe Islands, climbed Machu Picchu, skied in Switzerland, gone dog sledding in Alaska, and spent many summers on the Sassafras River in Maryland or jumping waves with her young nephews at the Jersey Shore. Central America, Mexico and Canada are among her favorite places to visit, and Spain, Italy and Croatia are at the top of her travel bucket list.
Her travel expertise has been featured in USA Today, SmarterTravel and WhattoPack.com.
Courtney lives outside of Philadelphia in Media, Pennsylvania, and enjoys spending time with her family, friends and puggle, Shelby.
Email Courtney with story ideas at CElko@familyvacationcritic.com, and follow her on Instagram for travel inspiration and advice.
Recent Articles by Courtney:
- 11 U.S. Road Trips Kids Should Experience Before They Grow Up
- How to Pack Less for Vacation: Creating a Capsule Wardrobe for Travel
- 9 Spa Getaways for Moms Who Need a Break
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