Portfolio

From visitor guide content to brochures, editorial pieces, first-hand experience stories and even meeting/convention copy – I’m ready to inspire your audience and create stories that reflect your destination.

Take a look at a sampling of my writing portfolio below to see a variety of my writing styles within the travel industry.

Carrie McLaren Travel Writer Portfolio
Newspaper

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Explore the Seaside

Magazine

Porthole Cruise Magazine

Cruising Characters

Travel Blog

Orbitz.com

Top 5 Kid-Friendly Resorts in Florida

Travel Blog

Orbitz.com

Great Restaurants Hidden Within America’s Biggest Tourist Meccas

Website

VISIT FLORIDA

Stories Come Alive at Seuss Landing

Magazine

WHERE Traveler

Spend the Day in Jacksonville’s San Marco Neighborhood

Magazine

Levy County Visitors Bureau

Top Things to Do for Intergenerational Families in Levy County

Website

VISIT FLORIDA

Family Dining in Apalachicola

Content Project

Clay County Department of Tourism

Unique Coffee Shops in Clay County

Magazine

WHERE Traveler

Take a Scenic Drive on Florida’s Highway A1A

Website

Experience Sioux Falls South Dakota

Look Beyond the Boardroom in Sioux Falls

Website

Florida's First Coast of Golf

Best Golf Holes in Northeast Florida

Best Golf Holes in Northeast Florida

Newspaper

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Best in the South: A Weekend in St. Petersburg

Blog

Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau

Top Attractions for Youth Groups in Chicago Southland

Magazine

WHERE Traveler

A Weekend Getaway on Amelia Island

Website

VISIT FLORIDA

All Aboard: Explore Key West with Conch Tour Trains

Travel Blog

Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Your Best Disney Vacation

Blog

Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau

Plan Your Next Event at Tinley Park Convention Center

Website

Southeast Idaho High Country

Four-Seasons Guide to Idaho’s High Country

Travel Blog

The Vacationeer

Free Activities at Disney World
Magazine

WHERE Traveler

Experience Jacksonville Like a Local in Downtown’s Hemming Park

Carrie is a tremendous talent as a tourism freelance writer. Our agency, Digital Edge, utilized her skillset for a variety of projects on topics related to golf tourism and travel, meetings and conventions articles and family travel. Her background in convention and visitors bureau communications provides a seamless ability to flow from topic to topic hitting all the right points for our client’s. We highly recommend Carrie for a variety of tourism focused writing needs from blogs to website content to articles and more.
Mya Surrency

Co-founder, Digital Edge Marketing

Carrie McLaren was hired to write many projects for our visitor guide and website content. She delivered great work in a timely fashion that displayed her creativity and enthusiasm, while sustaining our brand and exceeding my expectations. There were several pieces that required research, which she gladly completed. We will definitely be requesting a bid for her services in the future.

Kimberly Morgan

Clay County (FL) Director of Tourism & Film Development

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