Newspaper & Magazine Features

USA Today Go Escape—magazines & special sections

Midwest Living

This wonderful regional magazine passionately captures life in the Midwest and thoroughly checks out everything it prints. I contribute to the annual Best of the Midwest Travel edition and ongoing bi-monthly magazine issues.

Family Vacation Critic

This online website devotes itself to traveling with kids—which is its own kind of adventure. Look for resort reviews, the low-down on destinations and tips for parents.

  • A beginner’s how-to guide to family camping
  • Minocqua, Wis., Family Vacation
  • Traverse City, Mich., Family Vacation
  • Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells
  • The Wilderness, Wisconsin Dells
  • Great Wolf Lodge, Wisconsin Dells
  • Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, Calif.
  • Lake Superior Family Vacation
  • Brainerd Lakes Family Vacation
  • Black Hills Family Vacation


  • Adventures such as dog-sledding, caving, mountain-biking and rock-climbing.
  • Family travel.
  • Hands-on vacations such as art studios, cooking classes and farm stays.
  • Off-the-beaten-path discoveries from Finnish cafes to ice-fishing festivals.
  • Local foods (think farm-stands & markets, vineyards, slow-food cafes, and ethnic neighborhoods).
  • National and state parks.

Lisa Meyers McClintick
Freelance Travel Writer/Photographer
St. Cloud, Minnesota