With fall break comes much-needed time away from school and (hopefully) some beautiful weather! If you find yourself with some free time this break, you may want to pick back up the tried-and-true habit of “reading for fun.” We’ve compiled a list of the best travel books in the library, so that you can read on the go this break (or travel to fun places through the world of literacy, even if you’re still in your dorm)!
On The Road by Jack Kerouac.
A cult classic, On The Road features two young friends and their experiences in a changing America.
To Shake the Sleeping Self by Jedidiah Jenkins.
This brand new travel memoir describes the author’s journey from Oregon to Patagonia, via bike. Jenkins originally documented his story through Instagram.
My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem.
From following campaign trails to roadtrips with her father, Gloria Steinem has traveled near and far. She tells her stories in this inspiring autobiography.
Wild by Cheryl Strayed.
Cheryl Strayed needed a change after several tumultuous life events- so she hiked the Pacific Crest Trail. Edgy and honest, Wild shows Strayed’s journey through ups and downs.
Blue Highways: A Journey Into America by William Least Heat-Moon.
Ever wanted to drive down America’s many backroads? William Least Heat-Moon not only traveled these paths, but he also wrote about how he did it and the people he met along the way.
Take off on your trip with one of these great travel books! Or stay at home and dream of faraway places- that’s what books are for.