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About Shelly Rivoli

by Shelly Rivoli

A Trusted Voice in Family Travel and Multi-Award Winning Publisher

writer and photographer Shelly Rivoli

Shelly’s new guidebook Hiking with Kids Southern California : 45 Great Hikes for Families is available for preview and pre-order now!

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Includes family-friendly hikes in 5 National Parks and more!

My new guidebook includes 45 day hikes for toddlers through teens in the Southern Sierra * Central Coast * California Deserts * Los Angeles * San Diego

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Founder of TravelswithBaby.com

Shelly Rivoli’s TravelswithBaby.com has received numerous awards and accolades including Silver and Bronze Awards in the highly competitive Independent Travel Blog category from the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA). TravelswithBaby.com was also twice-voted a Top 10 Finalist in the Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Awards for Family Travel Sites and has received Gold, Silver, and Bronze NATJA Awards for individual articles.

Travels with baby quoted in magazines and newspapers

Author & Publisher of Travels with Baby: The Ultimate Guide…

The self-published Travels with Baby: The Ultimate Guide for Planning Travel with Your Baby, Toddler, and Preschooler guidebook is in its second edition, and has received multiple awards including the Gold Prize from the North American Travel Journalists Association, a Silver Award for Parenting Products in the National Parenting Publication Awards (NAPPA), and a Lowell Thomas Bronze Award in Guidebooks from the Society of American Travel Writers (placing 3rd after books by Frommer Media and National Geographic Society).

Founder of FamilyTravel411.com

Three years ago, Shelly created the online travel magazine Family Travel 411, which provides curated “411 destination guides” from a host of family travel experts for destinations around the world as well as practical family travel advice and award-winning tales of travel adventure. Features on the site have received multiple NATJA awards and two Solas Awards for best travel writing from Traveler’s Tales Publishing/Solas House. Click here to find out more about Family Travel 411. 

Award-winning Travel Photographer and Photojournalist

Shelly’s travel photography and photojournalism have been published in magazines, newspapers, and books on four continents. Find out more about Shelly’s photography work and new family photography business in the East Bay Area.

A Trusted Voice in Family Travel

Quotable – Shelly has often been sought out for her family travel advice, with her quotes and tips appearing in Redbook, Real Simple, Real Simple Family, Parents, Parenting, American Baby, Pregnancy, Fit Pregnancy, The Globe and Mail, The Boston Globe, and the L.A. Times, among others.

Spokesperson – She served six months as the spokesperson for the Huggies Kimberly-Clark Hawaiian Diaper campaign, which helped bring more than 20 million diapers to Canadian and US families in need.

Camera-, Radio-, and Podcast-Ready – Shelly has made radio, podcast, and TV appearances, and was a recurring guest on San Francisco ABC 7’s View from the Bay.

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Travels with Baby Awards

 Honoring Guidebooks, Blog, and Website