Dave Parfitt
Dave Parfitt

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Dave Parfitt
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Adventures by Daddy


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Dave is a freelance travel writer specializing in family travel, and the editorial director of AdventuresByDaddy.com, covering family travel and entertainment from Dad's point of view.

Dave produces content for outlets including Lonely Planet, AAA, Fox News Travel, US News and World Report, Huffington Post, TravelAge West, Family Traveller, TripAdvisor's Family Vacation Critic, USA Today, and Family Circle to name a few.

An academic with a PhD in neuroscience, Dave also works as an educational developer at a four-year college in Western New York. Dave's scientific training and research experience brings a critical, analytic eye to his travel writing. Traveling the US and world for his academic career, Dave chronicles those family journeys on AdventuresByDaddy.com.

Dave is interested in illuminating transformative family travel, multi-generational travel, inclusive & accessible travel, under-the-radar destinations, and immersive, authentic experiences. In addition, Dave covers family cruising, theme parks, national parks, outdoors, and the family favorite road trip as well.
Family Travel
AAA, Fox News Travel, Lonely Planet
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My Recent Work

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As theme parks reopen, 'wish children' are still kept away
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Fox News Travel
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Article 2 - Title:
Give Kids The World Offers Sweet Scoop of Hope during COVID-19
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Attractions Magazine
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Article 3 - Title:
Water Worlds
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Western and Central NY AAA Member Connection
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Article 4 - Title:
10 Best Alaska Cruises for Families 2020
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Family Vacation Critic
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Article 5 - Title:
5 State Parks that Rival National Parks
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Lonely Planet
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Article 6 - Title:
Under the Radar USA: Fairbanks is Alaska's Golden Heart
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Lonely Planet
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Article 7 - Title:
The Olympic Flame Shines Brighter with New Attractions Opening in Lake Placid
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Western and Central NY AAA Member Connection
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