Erin Kirkland

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Categories: Author, Blogger, Editor, Journalist, Writer

Status: Freelance

Erin Kirkland is author of the Alaska On the Go: Exploring the 49th state with children guidbook series and is publisher of, Alaska’s only family travel resource. She appears regularly on KTVA 11 Daybreak (CBS affiliate) in Anchorage, and writes a weekly column for the Alaska Dispatch News in addition to freelance assignments that take her across Alaska.

A resident of Anchorage, Erin has built solid relationships among the Alaska travel and tourism industry and is well-respected for her expertise related to 49th state products, services, and destinations for children and families. Her writing style is fresh, compelling, and splashed with humor. Always on the lookout for new experiences that reflect the essence of Alaska, Erin is constantly flying, floating, driving, or riding the rails of the 49th state with her husband and teen son.

Erin is the co-chair of the Family Travel Association’s Media Center, helping to provide a platform for networking and professional development of all FTA media members. Connect with her at

Sample Work

Alaska Beyond Magazine – Small Ship Cruising

RV Travel and Families

Family Fun Outdoors

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