Connie Pearson


Connie Pearson was born in Athens, Alabama in 1950. Except for college years and four years serving as a missionary in Ecuador, North Alabama has been her home. She is a freelance travel writer and blogger and is the author of Telling It on the Mountain: 52 Days in the Life of an Improbable Missionary. Connie was the 2021 recipient of the Chairman’s Cup Award given by the Alabama Mountain Lakes Association to a travel writer who has demonstrated long-standing support for the region and its tourism activities. She and her veterinarian husband Steve have three adult children and 15 grandchildren.


Connie Pearson, Auburn graduate, wrote 100 Things to Do in Auburn, Alabama, Before You Die—a definitive guide to everything on the plains.

100 Things to Do in Auburn Before You Die by Connie Pearson, Reedy Press, $18 (Travel) The author, a travel writer and blogger, details the cultural events of the area; offers ideas for exploring the outdoors; shares the best places to