Aimee Heckel, Travel Expert

About Aimee

Aimee Heckel’s passion for storytelling has brought her around the world as a journalist, writing award-winning articles about Haiti and Uganda. Aimee studied international journalism at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, and she majored in journalism and German at Colorado State University.

When she's not covering Colorado for Fodor’s Travel Guides and writing for, she travels and volunteers for Think Humanity, her family's nonprofit that helps refugees in Africa.

Heckel also blogs for HuffPost Weird News and writes feature stories, a fashion column and fitness column for the Boulder Daily Camera in Colorado. 

Special Interests

Aimee knows a lot about:

  • Health and yoga retreats
  • Fashion as art
  • VW Bus road trips

Aimee's Special Recommendations for Space Coast

Add this to your bucket list: Watch a rocket launch from the sands of Cocoa Beach.

10Best Lists by Aimee Heckel

Featured Article

The Most Active Board Shop on the Space Coast

WindanSea BoardShop on the Space Coast must be the most active shop in Cocoa Beach. This skateboard and surf shop has an in-shop halfpipe, offers classes and leads stand-up paddleboard tours through the area's...


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