Meet Amy

Award-winning freelance travel writer, author and photographer Amy S. Eckert has visited destinations throughout the world, from the islands of Malta to the Motor City, from Korea to Key West, more often than not with a pair of hiking boots in her bag. Her specialties include the American Midwest and the German-speaking nations; outdoor recreation and adventure travel; and cultural travel.

Amy’s writing has appeared in numerous publications, including National Geographic Traveler, AARP, AFAR, Hemispheres, Backpacker, The Saturday Evening Post, Westways, Coastal Living, the Chicago Tribune, Garden & Gun, and numerous AAA titles. She has also contributed to numerous guidebooks, ranging from Fodor’s Cuba to Michelin’s Germany, Frommer’s Europe by Rail, Harley-Davidson’s Ride Atlas of North America and most recently, Easy Detroit Outdoors. Her latest book, Perfect Day Michigan, is scheduled for release in 2023.



Amy is Past President of the Midwest Travel Journalists Association, and a member of both the Society of American Travel Writers  and the Outdoor Writers Association of America.




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