A Prolific Author with a Distinguished Track Record.


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Kim Grant has authored upwards of 45 travel books for major travel publishers – including Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Countryman, Frommer’s, Fodors, Insight and Berlitz.

Her current guides include Explorer's Guide Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket; Explorer's Guide Hawaii; Backroads of New England; and Lonely Planet Santa Fe, Taos and Albuquerque.

Kim also created the best-selling mobile apps: Boston Travel Essentials and Cape Cod Travel Essentials – on iOS and Android.

She is a long-form-reviewer of top luxury, romantic and beach destinations and resorts. Las Ventanas al Paraiso ranks highly among her Top Beach Resorts. Auberge du Soleil perches atop an impressive pyramid of Top Luxury Resorts. And Post Ranch Inn and Amangani are tied in her mind for Top Romantic/Honeymoon Resorts. Amangiri, though, is the unequivocal (and official) winner in the Top Luxury Resorts category.

Want a year’s worth of romantic interludes? Decide what month suits you and dip into Kim’s Top 10 monthly ideas to get started. December? Well then, in Jackson Hole, “Vow to return.” … In Venice, “Go ahead: Get lost.” … In the Dominican Republic, “everyone's definition of what's romantic is different.” … On St Lucia, “This tropical dreamland transports guests back to Eden.” … And on Martinique, “dinner is worth the flight alone.”

She is a Hawaii lodging specialist for away.com, and an expert on the Hawaiian Islands, Cape Cod and Boston for homeandabroad.com.

Kim is also a widely published travel photographer and represented by Getty Images. (Back in the day, she was also a Founding Member of Lonely Planet Images.)